2724 Chain Bridge Road NW
UrbanTurf usually stays away from publishing rankings or lists…except at the end of the year when we look back at the best that DC’s residential real estate scene had to offer during the previous 12 months. So, this week, we are looking at not only the best, but the most intriguing and peculiar things that came across our radar over the course of the past year.
We deemed this contemporary, window-filled home, which UrbanTurf featured as This Week’s Find in June, as the top listing of the year for the well-compensated folks in this town.
Glass Walls and a Swimming Pool
The striking exterior of the six-bedroom home is constructed mainly of glass and cedar siding and is topped with a green roof. Like a proverbial glass house, the views into and out of the home are mostly unobstructed. Luckily, the home sits on a half acre of land along Battery Kemble Park, so there are plenty of trees to enhance the privacy.
The interior has one very large amenity: a 40-foot long indoor pool at the base of the ground floor. (If a pool isn’t enough, there is also a waterfall and a sauna in the home.) The pool is surrounded by walls of glass and capped by a skylight, so the ceiling reaches all the way up to the top floor. The other rooms in the house, some of which look down into the pool area, are also open, but hardwood floors and built-in shelves add some warmth and solidity.
While UrbanTurf is quite fond of this home, it has not yet found a buyer and has dropped in price from the original list price of $2.9 million. More photos and details below.
- Address: 2724 Chain Bridge Road NW (map)
- Asking Price: $2.495 million
- Bedrooms: Six
- Bathrooms: 4.5
- Year Built: 1977
- Listing Agent: Michael Hines of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
Open Living Area
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/the_best_listing_of_the_year_for_well-paid_lobbyists3/6338.
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
The preferred mortgage product among most home buyers is the fixed-rate mortgage. How... read »
Eights month after a new proposal to redevelop part of the Takoma Metro station was p... read »
The new images provide a better sense of the big residential plans in the works for t... read »
On Tuesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced an increase to mortgage loan... read »
More employers are demanding that employees come back to the office; children on the ... read »
To help home buyers and sellers both novice and seasoned, UrbanTurf is running a seri... read »
As home buyers get the itch to look for a home and start to venture out to open house... read »
Plans for the New York-based eatery appear to be moving forward.... read »
The development for four parcels at The Yards from Brookfield Properties and the Menk... read »
The concept includes 14 lanes for bowling, a 1,200 person concert venue, a craft bar ... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
DC Real Estate Guides
Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market
We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro