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This Week’s Find: 7,300 Square Feet in the Middle of DC’s Park

by Nena Perry-Brown

This Week's Find: 7,300 Square Feet in the Middle of DC's Park: Figure 1
2803 Chesapeake Street NW

This Week's Find is a newly-constructed contemporary home in the Forest Hills neighborhood. The multi-layered house, designed by DC-based architect Janet Bloomberg, takes advantage of its peaceful surroundings a short walk from Rock Creek Park.

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Living room

Floor-to-ceiling windows are abundant throughout the 7,300 square-foot house, flooding the interior with light and highlighting the park environment around the site. The living room enjoys a remote-controlled gas fireplace and double-height ceilings with stacked windows. The kitchen with marble countertops and a waterfall breakfast bar-island looks into the living space and has a separate pantry with wall-to-wall shelving.

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Kitchen

Upstairs, the master bedroom has a wall of windows and a private terrace. Its walk-in closet contains a wall-to-wall organizational system.

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Master bedroom

In addition to its five other bedrooms, the house also has an extra family room on the second floor, two laundry rooms, a recreation room on the lower level with glass-enclosed wine cellar, a sauna and built-in surround sound.

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Rear

Each story has an outdoor terrace, and the expansive rear deck includes a heated pool with BADU Stream technology. The house also has an elevator and an interior two-car garage with two electric vehicle charging stations. More details and images below.

  • Address:  2803 Chesapeake Street NW (map)
  • Price: $3,875,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Listing Agents: Brad House and Patrick Chauvin, Compass
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Dining room

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Second floor landing
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Second-floor family room
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Terrace

 

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