This impressive stone residence is ideally located on a quiet tree-lined street in the sough-after neighborhood of Wesley Heights. The house is situated on an impeccably maintained .34-acre lot with mature trees, professionally landscaped gardens, and thoughtfully positioned hardscape. The house is set back from the street and offers a commanding front fae7;ade with a charming portico accessed via a flagstone front walkway. The interior of the residence offers over 9,000 square feet of finished living space with exceptionally-scaled formal entertaining rooms, as well as intimate family living spaces. It is illuminated by an abundance of natural sunlight, which is further magnified by the large skylights and oversized windows throughout. The gracious entry foyer has high ceilings and provides an uninterrupted axis to the rear of the home. There is a seamless transition from the foyer to both the living room and formal dining room. The generously proportioned living room with a fireplace adjoins the library, which has a multitude of bookshelves and custom planation shutters. The south-facing dining room has elegant crown moldings and a swinging door to the adjacent hallway with a powder room, walk-in pantry, and wine storage. The gourmet kitchen has a beamed ceiling, large center island with a breakfast bar, and high-end appliances. Additionally, the kitchen has a nearby wet bar and three convenient sets of French doors to the rear terrace and yard. The neighboring family room, which can be closed off via pocket doors, is expansive and features a built-in media center, fireplace, and another set of French doors to the terrace. The grand curved staircase to the second level showcases a dramatic overhead skylight, which provides substantial sunlight to the floor below. Beautiful paneled walls along the generous landing are one of the thoughtful details of the second level. The well-appointed primary bedroom has a tray ceiling and an expansive walk-in dressing room. The marble en-suite primary bathroom epitomizes luxury with two separate vanities, a frameless glass shower, and lovely soaking tub. There are two additional bedroom suites on this floor, both with spacious closets and private bathrooms. The other two upper level bedrooms share a center bathroom with access from both rooms. There is also the added convenience of an impressive laundry room with two full-sized washers and dryers, a folding station, utility sink, and storage found on this level. The sprawling lower level of the residence offers a large recreation room with a dry bar and beverage refrigerator, an office with private entry, a gym, game room, and ample storage space. There is also an in-law/staff suite with a full kitchen, bathroom, and a separate entrance. The rear grounds are wonderfully private and great for entertaining with a desirable flat yard and a lovely terrace with a built-in gas grill. The residence also has a private driveway and two one-car garages. It is within close walking distance to neighborhood favorite restaurants, shops, and parks.
This impressive Mediterranean-style residence is ideally located on one of the most sought-after streets in Wesley Heights. Architecturally inspired by the traditional villas in Tuscany, this exquisite home has been completely transformed to mirror that of classic examples in Italy. Implementation of exterior elements such as clay roof tiles, hand-applied stucco walls, and custom wrought-iron details provide the residence with a distinct Mediterranean attractiveness, elegance, and aura. Arches are used both inside and outside the home to impart a sense of history and tradition in graceful fashion. Award-winning Barnes Vanze Architects designed the residence with no detail overlooked and the exceptional new construction of brick and block was completed in 2000. The plan and interiors were developed to offer a high level of comfort, elegance, and utility for a relaxed modern lifestyle. It was built in the style of the 1920s with modern conveniences including electric shades and curtains throughout. The main level of the residence is illuminated by an abundance of natural light from large windows, which is further magnified by the 11' ceilings. The gracious entry foyer has limestone floors and seamlessly transitions to the reception foyer with quarter-sawn white oak floors, and then to the generously proportioned formal entertaining rooms. The south-facing dining room has a limestone fireplace and beautiful lacquered walls, complemented with elegant crown moldings. The remarkably-scaled formal living room has Venetian plaster walls all in shades of white, limestone floors, and an awe-inspiring limestone central fireplace. Three sets of French doors with arched transom windows provide direct access to the rear terrace and garden, making this an exceptional space for entertaining. An adjoining sunroom with four additional exterior French doors further enhances the gracious flow of the room. There is an incredible neighboring family room/library with an antique marble fireplace and a lovely beamed ceiling and custom built-ins dressed in lacquer. The well-appointed gourmet kitchen has notable reclaimed Siamese flooring from Thailand and distinguished glass countertops. There is a large center island, custom cabinetry, a chef's grade Subzero refrigerator with freezer drawers, and a top-of-the-line Viking appliance package. Exterior access from the kitchen to the rear terrace is easily accessible via two French doors. There is also the added convenience of a nearby mudroom/butler's pantry with additional storage, refrigerator drawers, an ice maker, and washer and dryer. A powder room and the elevator which accesses all floors complete the main level. A stairwell with custom wrought-iron railing detail leads to the second level. The luxurious primary suite has Venetian plaster walls, beautiful moldings, built-ins, oversized windows, brilliant sunlight, and a large dressing room with dual walk-in closets. The spa-inspired primary bathroom is white Thassos marble and features dual vanities, a frameless glass shower, and separate soaking tub. There are two additional bedroom suites on this floor, both with private en-suite marble and tile bathrooms, as well as a private office. The third floor has two more sizable light-filled bedrooms positioned nearby the hall bathroom, which has beautiful marble floors and walls. The lower level of the residence has high ceilings and offers an impressive media room, a staff bedroom suite with a full bathroom, a gym, an additional full hall bathroom, and a large laundry room with built-ins. The exterior grounds of the residence provide beautiful hardscape, as well as professional landscaping. There is a large private brick terrace with multiple spaces for outdoor entertaining, as well as a pool with a separate changing room and half bathroom. There is also a two-car garage and a driveway.
MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION! Live in luxury at the Westlight! The condo is being sold furnished with items custom made for the home and professionally designed. Not a single detail was overlooked in this recent top to bottom renovation. Truly one of a kind, this exquisite home offers large, light filled public spaces that gracefully flow together for elegant entertaining, state of the art features and designer finishes throughout. The home is approximately 3,000 SF (per floor plan) with floor to ceiling windows on two sides providing stunning views of the city and flooding the rooms with abundant natural light. The large foyer, featuring Phillip Jeffries silk wall coverings and a custom Venetian plaster ceiling with polished nickel trim, opens to the public living/dining areas and provides access to both private bedroom wings. Venetian plaster treatment is featured throughout the apartment. The open kitchen features a custom LED backlit onyx island with bar stool seating, quartz countertops, top of the line appliances, and a wall of pantry/cabinet storage. The distinct dining area joins the two living areas. The large primary bedroom suite features a wall of floor to ceiling windows, two large walk-in closets, and a luxurious en suite bath with double vanity and cedar floor shower. There are two additional bedroom suites each complete with their own walk-in closet and en suite bath. Amenities at The Weslight include a rooftop 25-yard heated swimming pool and terrace, with 360-degree views of DC, green space, and grilling stations, plus an indoor catering kitchen and clubroom. There is also a state-of-the-art fitness center, business center, bicycle storage, and a public library, retail space, and a full-service restaurant on-site. Enjoy a walk-score of 97 and convenient public transportation options nearby (Foggy Bottom (Blue/Orange Lines) 0.2 miles and Farragut North (Red Line) 0.9 miles, and multiple bus routes on K Street 0.1 miles.) Perfectly located in the West End, this building has easy access to Georgetown, Dupont Circle, the C&O Canal Bike Trail, spectacular dining at several well-known restaurants, Dumbarton Oaks, the Kennedy Center, and more!
A stately, grand building that served as the backdrop to a life of opulence and privilege may now become your own private Residence. And it is in the middle of a global power center, in one of the most prized locations in Washington, D.C. Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of history. This home was owned, and lived in, for approximately 50 years by Gen. Philip Sheridan's widow. This home has been declared an Historic American Building by the National Park Service - and was given the name, The Irene Sheridan House. This historic 6-story property was also previously owned by the Government of Greece for over 50 years, and formed part of its Chancery/Embassy. It has been stripped to its bare bones and painstakingly restored by a highly-specialized developer. Most everything inside and outside the residence has been restored. It took 14 craftsmen, working 6 days a week for more than 2 years - and millions of dollars - to bring this property to its current state. The inside of this fabulous property is merely waiting for you to add your own style and purpose to this grandiose estate. If you are fortunate enough to acquire this impressive luxury property in the heart of Embassy Row, you can look forward to: ** A property that is a blank canvas, and can readily be completed as your personal high-end Residence, or an Embassy/Chancery. ** Parking for up to 4 cars. ** A rooftop terrace. ** A brand new elevator. ** 16 temperature zones designed for commercial use. ** 2 Custom-made mahogany doors. ** High ceilings for a sense of spaciousness and grandeur, along with soundproof walls. ** Fine hardwood floors throughout. ** A gorgeous custom-made, single-piece, solid wood banister. ** 2 Smaller balconies. ** Almost everything has been masterfully restored, with all major systems, windows, and plumbing ripped down to the studs and lovingly replaced. The property is located in the heart of Washington, D.C., with easy access to public transportation, the airports, train station, and tourist attractions, making it easy to see why so many global elites have moved to Embassy Row and Massachusetts Ave. Live in the heart of it all - an oasis of elegance - just steps from Sheridan and DuPont Circles... and experience all they have to offer. The buyer will reap the benefit of years of beautification, restoration, and green projects along this segment of Massachusetts Ave. NW. By the end of 2022, Massachusetts Ave will have been transformed into a splendid European-like Avenue. It will be more magnificent than ever, with marble sidewalks, new pavement, improved streetscape, upgraded lighting, traffic signals, and landscaping. So come discover the endless reasons why D.C.'s power-brokers are eyeing the prize of Massachusetts Avenue in the prestigious Kalorama neighborhood.
This property offers discriminating investors or users the opportunity to purchase a classic building with unparalleled location and presence in DC's Dupont Circle submarket. Built in 1908, the Georgian Revival style building has distinctive red brick, grand columns, extensive trim and oversized windows. It was commissioned by Samuel Walter Woodward, co-founder of the Woodward & Lothrop department store and designed by renowned Washington, DC architect, Frederic B. Pyle. The Property interior was recently brought to shell condition to assist a future owner's renovation preference. This cost-savings in demolition is effectively a blank canvas for a design of choice. The property is comprised of four levels with views of the Washington Monument as well as a large outdoor private garden and two car garage. The generous floorplates can easily accommodate multiple offices, meeting rooms and open work areas. The building is approximately 11,813 SF. This property most recently served as the Embassy of Colombia and prior to that as the Hungarian Legation. Aside from the building's historic charm, the Kalorama location, off of Embassy Row and north of Dupont Circle, is ideal. With several dozen restaurants and hotels within walking distance, and two Metro locations equally close, it is ideal for any type of office or residential use. The strength of the location is reflected in a high walk score of 94.
When The Gaslight District - one of DC's most illustrious developments to date - first hit the scene in 2019, a new standard for luxury city living was set. 3 years later, the bar has officially been raised. Presenting 1314 Vermont Avenue NW #s 4 & 5, an exclusive 5-bed, 5-bath residence (with secure parking) originally built as part of The Gaslight District collection and exquisitely reimagined for the discerning buyer. Through the thoughtful fusion of 2 units into 1, the previous owners have created a living work of art, an elevator-ready home that redefines comfort and exudes intention with every last detail. Set within a timeless Victorian row home in Logan Circle over 4,000 square feet, the home represents a seamless blend of past and present both outside and in. Beyond the opulent entrance, a sumptuous sitting/dining area bordered by a built-in bookshelf and intricate fireplace instantly envelopes you in wonder and warmth. Everywhere you turn, there's a new touch intended to capture your attention - from the original herringbone hardwood floors and handcrafted millwork to the stylish light fixtures, clever shelving, Waterworks fixtures, and architectural elements that frame the prestigious views of Vermont Avenue below. Also on this floor, you'll find a stunning Primary Suite and spacious second bedroom (both with ensuite baths) along with a cutting-edge kitchen that serves up the perfect excuse to debut appetizing new recipes for everyone to enjoy. The next level is dedicated entirely to a third Primary Suite designed with your privacy in mind, a true oasis that has its own ensuite bath, two walk-in closets, and elevator access. Take the stairs (or elevator) up to your lavish whiskey lounge and living room, an open, dynamic space where entertaining is effortless - whether you're hosting an intimate cocktail party or a lively soiree. On sunny days, move the party outside to savor the fresh air and sweeping vantages from your PH roof deck, the ultimate proof that there's no view like the one from the top. The final Primary Suite (complete with a spa-like ensuite bath) and an additional bedroom that doubles as your new home office round out the many advantages found inside the home itself. And then there's the location. Perched on stately Vermont Avenue, this home has one of the most enviable addresses in the entire DMV. Known as much for its residential charm as it is the contagious urban energy that locals love, Logan Circle pulses with a vibrancy and excitement that's hard to replicate. Step out your front door and into a world where award-winning restaurants, boutique shops, swanky cocktail bars, picturesque parks, and everyday markets are yours to explore. An immaculately-built home with a location that has it all, 1314 Vermont Avenue NW is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to reimagine city life on your terms.
Fantastic New Price! 2600 31st Street NW is a magnificent one-of-a-kind residence showcasing top-of-the-line materials and sophisticated designs. The existing 8-Bedroom, 7.5-Bathroom home has been meticulously maintained and updated over the years and features stunning original details including gleaming hardwood floors, high ceilings, detailed moldings, floods of natural light, numerous terraces and balconies, custom built-ins, three wood-burning fireplaces, and an attached 2-car garage. This coveted address with the Vice-President's residence nearby is just minutes from downtown Washington with all of its businesses, political and cultural offerings, and a short walk to historic Georgetown. 2600 31st Street NW features a gracious floor plan offering the perfect combination of grand entertaining and comfortable living. The main level entrance garden courtyard has an antique iron gate entryway offering privacy and designed for both casual and formal entertaining. A romantic vestibule provides access into the heart of the home - the main foyer. The foyer presents 9' ceilings throughout the home and gives access to the main level powder room, the formal living room, the hallway to the interior access to the garage and the kitchen, and the family room. The gourmet kitchen has expansive garden and terrace views and has been lovingly renovated with high-end finishes. The kitchen is fully equipped with professional Garland commercial stainless-steel 6-burner gas stove with a double oven and range hood, quartz countertops, three pantries, two dishwashers, custom cabinetry, access to the mudroom and side entrance to the terrace, access to the rear spacious terrace, and the formal dining room. The exquisite dining room boasts detailed crown moldings, chair railing molding, and a balcony. The formal living room is just off the dining room and features a gorgeous wood-burning fireplace and leads to the charming sunroom - the gem of the home nestled in the greenery of the wooded backyard and access to the rear terraces and outdoor pool. The family room located in the southwest side of the home boasts original details with tray ceilings, coffered wood paneling walls, large windows, a wood-burning fireplace, and hidden doors on either side for storing firewood. The upper level includes a large master suite complimented with a sitting room featuring a wood-burning fireplace, walk-in closet, and a luxurious updated en-suite bathroom. In addition to the master suite, this level also holds three additional bedrooms, two hallway bathrooms, one with a double sink, and a second en-suite bath. The second upper level holds a gracious hallway with access to three more bedrooms, a bonus room - a versatile space to be used as a playroom or fitness space - and two hallway bathrooms. The lower level of the home holds the recreational room, a full bathroom, a wet bar, the laundry room, ample storage space, and the billiards room.
Spectacular new price! Featured in Architectural Digest, this dazzling condominium captivates the eye and soothes the soul, and is now priced well below what it would cost to replicate this masterpiece. Artfully crafting a timeless composition with a dash of deco, Solis Betancourt & Sherrill transformed this Ritz-Carlton residence into a sumptuous showcase for elegant living. An extraordinary attention to detail is apparent, from rare materials and concealed cabinetry to silent windows and discreet mechanicals. Providing panoramic views of the Potomac River, generous public and private areas, along with The Ritz-Carlton's unsurpassed services, and a vibrant Georgetown location, this one-of-a-kind property defines exceptional luxury.