1700 17th Street NW, #305
This year, UrbanTurf has highlighted a number of projects that involve office buildings being converted into residences. This Week’s Find is a less-prevalent version of the same: an individual dental office that was converted into a condominium unit.
The Admiral Dupont, a building at the corner of 17th and R Street NW built in 1980, currently has a policy in place that each of its units above street-level be converted to residences upon sale. In February, Melissa Wilson purchased a unit that has operated as a dentist office and set about converting it into a two-bedroom condo. “This unit was originally a one bedroom, but was converted to a dental studio with a sitting room, bathroom, kitchenette and three small patient rooms,” Wilson told UrbanTurf.
Wilson gutted the unit creating enough room for a living area, two bedrooms and walk-in closets, one of which is behind a barn door and is large enough to accommodate a desk and chair. A wood-burning fireplace, discovered during the renovation, now has been outfitted with a custom asymmetrical Carrera slab. The plumbing fixtures include spa showers and the faucets have an “insta-hot” feature that eliminates having to wait for water to heat up.
“After the conversion was complete, the tax assessment office sent out an inspector who confirmed the new residential use,” Wilson said. “It was approved and the new status should be publicly available by September online. The tax rate will go from nearly $7,000/year to roughly $1,800.”
More details and photos below.
- Address: 1700 17th Street NW, #305 (map)
- Price: $627,950
- Bedrooms: Two
- Bathrooms: Two
- HOA Fees: $454/month
- Listing Agent: Melissa Wilson, Real Living At Home
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/this_weeks_find_from_a_dentist_office_to_condo_in_dupont_circle/12936.
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
In this edition of First-Timer Primer, we look into the question of how to determine ... read »
The preferred mortgage product among most home buyers is the fixed-rate mortgage. How... read »
Here's what you need to know about reporting profit made from the sale of your home.... read »
A Roth IRA is one of those accounts that people feel is totally off limits until you ... read »
The latest edition of What $1.5 Million Buys includes a Falls Chuch home reminiscent ... read »
UrbanTurf has compiled virtual looks at large new developments around the DC region.... read »
Why condo fees are high in some buildings and low in others can be a difficult questi... read »
Virginia's homebuyer assistance programs can seem complex. This edition of First-Time... read »
When sellers haven't quite lined up their next house before their settlement date com... read »
In this edition of First Timer Primer, we take a closer look at what you are actually... 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