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 bookshelves and custom planation shutters. The south-facing dining room has elegant crown molding 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 sizeable 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. The residence is within walking distance to neighborhood favorite restaurants, shops, and parks.
Located on a beautiful tree lined street in sought-after Kent, thisa0;stunninga0;residence is truly one-of-a-kind. Builta0;in 2014 by acclaimed builder Michael Banks and renown architect Anne Decker this bespokea0;homea0;features custom hardwood floors, high ceilings,a0;moldings, custom built-ins throughout and boastsa0;finishes of the highest quality.a0;This stunning 6BD/5.5BA residence isa0;ideally situated on a sprawlinga0;lot of almost 14,000sq/fta0;in the heart of Kent. Expansivea0;Main Level contains over 2,300sq/fta0;of gorgeous spaces for entertaining,a0;opening toa0;eleganta0;Entrance Hall situated betweena0;light-filleda0;Living Room and spaciousa0;Dining Room, both with fireplaces,a0;gourmet Chef's Kitchen with large center island,a0;Lacanche range, side by side Subzero refrigerators,a0;2a0;sinks,a0;2a0;dishwashers, a large eat-in area,a0;marble countertopsa0;and Waterworks fixtures throughout;a0;througha0;pocketa0;doors, Kitchena0;flows seamlesslya0;intoa0;generously proportioneda0;Family Room with coffered ceilings, customa0;bookshelves,a0;fireplace,a0;and 3 sets of French doors opening to the rear Garden / Patio & Pool. Main Level complete with privatea0;Study with built-ins, Mud Room with generous storage space, and convenienta0;Butler's Pantry.a0;Boasting 4 spacious Bedrooms up, Second Levela0;includes graciousa0;Primary Suitea0;with 2 walk-ina0;closets, gorgeous bathroom with free standing tub, water closet, duala0;vanities and heated floor.a0;3 additional bedrooms each with large closets, 2 beautifully renovateda0;bathrooms, Den / Sitting Room,a0;and a laundry room complete this floor. Third Level featuresa0;largea0;Bedroom #5 that can be used as a home office, includesa0;full bathroom, customa0;daybed, anda0;ample storage. Lower Level offersa0;Media Rooma0;/ Office, Full Kitchen, large Bedroom #6, beautifully appointed Fulla0;Bath, expansive Familya0;/ Recreation Room, and Home Gym. Exterior features include recently builta0;saltwater pool (heated) anda0;features a power operated cover. Multiple terrace areas for entertaining and an outdoor fireplace perfect for gatherings along with abundant green space make the most of this extensive lot.a0;Thoughtfullya0;built toa0;allow for grand entertaining and comfortable living, this home is not to be missed.
Historic Commercial/Residential Space For Sale! Rare opportunity to own 19th Century landmark property on one of the most prominent corners in historic Georgetown. The three story Italianate style building is enriched with 10 foot ceilings on each floor above ground level. Presently, the first two floors are used as opulent antique and fine arts gallery space. The top, third floor, has been converted into a spacious three bedroom apartment flooded with natural light from the walls of windows. Currently, the expansive lower level basement is used for gallery storage. The building has been featured in several Hollywood movies due to its optimum setting and noted architecture. Whether residential or commercial use, the location is in the heart of Georgetown with excellent traffic. First time on the market in 25 years.
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 2 years - and millions of dollars - to bring this property to its current state. The inside is just 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, an Embassy, or foreign governmental office. ** Parking for up to 4 cars ** A rooftop terrace. ** A brand new elevator ** 16 temperature zones ** 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.
In 1960, visionary real estate developer and philanthropist, Melvin Gelman, built The Towers Condominium overlooking Glover Archbold Park in Northwest Washington. Determined to create the most spectacular penthouse residence, in the city, rivaling the finest apartments in New York, Mr. Gelman carved-out over 9,000 square feet on the top two floors of the East Tower for his personal residence. In the decades that followed, Mr. Gelman and his wife raised their family and hosted lavish cultural and philanthropic events for Washington's elite. In James M. Goode's book BEST ADDRESSES, this glorious residence was later described as the largest Penthouse in Washington, D.C. that featured a grand foyer with a curved staircase and drawing room where the ceiling commands 16 feet in height. Notable guests often referred to the penthouse as the Palace in the Sky. Guests arrive through double mahogany wood doors to a soaring entry hall with a sweeping staircase centered under a magnificent crystal chandelier. Beyond the entry hall, an elegant salon with 16 foot ceilings centers on a fireplace and a wall of glass revealing an expansive terrace and with views looking over Washington and beyond to Virginia. Adjoining the grand salon is an elegant dining room that easily accommodates 24 guests and features a richly appointed 19th century Chinese screen which reveals ample storage for crystal, porcelain, and linens. The adjacent media room reflects an Art Deco theme and is equipped with a separate wet bar to provide further options for large-scale entertaining. Reminiscent of the finest private clubs of New York and London, the mahogany paneled library provides an elegant retreat centering on a fireplace with custom crafted built-in shelves. An exceptionally large professionally equipped kitchen, breakfast room, impressive powder room, laundry room, 2 bedrooms, and one full bath completes this level. Ascending the grand staircase or via the private elevator, the second-floor family quarters includes an expansive primary suite with stunning views of the National Cathedral, two separate marble baths, and two large dressing rooms with abundant closets, built-in storage and private balcony, two bedrooms with en-suite baths [one bedroom with a private balcony], one additional bedroom and one full bath, second laundry room, family room with a private balcony and second kitchen complete this level. Four reserved parking spaces are included in the sale. The Towers offers a complete range of amenities and services including 24-hour front desk and door attendants, valet parking, fitness center, sauna, gourmet market, hair salon, tennis court and swimming pool. With an ideal location just minutes to the downtown business district, and the shops and restaurants of Georgetown, Penthouse 1215E is unquestionably the most unique and glamorous residence currently offered for sale in the Nation's Capital.
The exclusive Phillips Park community is ideally located within the sought-after Foxhall neighborhood, known for its rolling hills, mature trees, and distinguished estates. Beautifully designed by a masterful team of architects, builders, interior designers, and landscape architects, Phillips Park offers impeccable homes of elegant grandeur. Nearly 200 acres of bordering natural parkland provide a tranquil escape from city living for residents, while still maintaining close proximity to Georgetown, downtown DC, and the Key Bridge. Among this coveted neighborhood is this stunning contemporary residence, which is the epitome of luxurious living. No detail was overlooked in the custom construction of this architectural masterpiece, where style and sophistication meet modern day amenities and lifestyle needs. A spectacular open floor plan with 10 foot ceilings provides breadth and airiness on the main level and the two-story foyer, living room, and dining room capture an abundance of natural light. Modern day living is enhanced with the open chef's kitchen and generous family room with fireplace and built-ins, both complemented by the highest quality fixtures and finishes. There is a seamless flow from indoors to outdoors from a custom 20-foot wall of windows with a 10-foot opening to the private terrace. The second level features a large landing and includes a well-appointed master suite with a private terrace, elegant dressing room, and spa-inspired bathroom. This level also features the convenience of a game room and a tasteful office with a fireplace. The third level has a large central family room and two additional bedrooms, both with en-suite baths. The exceptionally crafted lower level has an impressive indoor basketball court with stadium seating, a media room, wine cellar, and exercise room. There are two more bedrooms on this level, including a full nanny suite with a galley kitchen and separate access to the garden. This residence also features two separate garages, a one-car garage and two-car garage with a car lift.
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.
A rare opportunity to own Springland Farm, a more than 150-year-old farmhouse on over an acre of land and included in the National Registry of Historic Places. The property was once the primary home on a 60-acre vineyard owned by John Adlum, a Revolutionary War officer whose passion was wine. Adlum was known as the ''Father of American Viticulture'' and the wine produced at Springland Farm was enjoyed by the Founding Fathers of America. The farmhouse includes 6 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and 2 half bathrooms. On the main level, the impressive residence features a charming entry foyer with a library on one side and a receiving room or study directly opposite. The stately dining room and living room open to a glorious veranda with views of the private expansive garden. A well-appointed country kitchen opens to a generously proportioned family room space with a fireplace and oversized windows. There is also the added convenience of a nearby powder room on this floor. The second level offers a delightfully sunny primary bedroom that features a walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom with dual vanities and a double-headed steam shower. There are three additional sizeable bedrooms on this level that share a large hall bathroom with dual vanities and a central laundry room. The finished lower level has multiple rear exterior doors that open onto the impeccable fully-fenced flat backyard. This level also features a recreation room, a guest bedroom with an en-suite full bathroom with tile floors with radiant heat, a second bedroom currently used as a home gym, a half bathroom, a second laundry room with multiple storage cabinets, and a flexible-use room that currently serves as an office. There are ample storage closets throughout the house and the grounds provide a separate one-car garage plus additional storage space. The impressive circular gravel driveway is 3,600 square feet and there are two additional parking areas for up to five cars. The spectacular property is within walking distance to some of the most sought-after schools, many neighborhood favorite restaurants and shops in the Cathedral Commons and Cleveland Park, the Metro, and the newly renovated Hearst Park which includes a public swimming pool, tennis courts, sports fields, and a playground.
Ideally located on one of the most sought-after streets in Kalorama, this impressive brick residence exudes sophistication and grandeur. The gracious residence features handsome architectural details throughout including attractive crown moldings, refined archways, and intricate fireplace mantles. There is also an abundance of natural sunlight from large windows, which is further magnified by the high ceilings throughout. The stately residence is wonderful for entertaining and offers exquisite public rooms of grand scale including an oversized foyer and reception hall, an elegant double living room with an adjoining office, and a banquet-sized dining room. There are six bedrooms, six and one-half bathrooms, a pool, rear guest house/staff suite with an additional bedroom and bathroom, and a private driveway and two-car garage.
POOL! And NOTE NEW PRICE---a one million dollar reduction! Stepping into this grand home is like returning to a more gracious era, when political opponents still came together at the end of the work day to enjoy each other's company over cocktails and dinner. Its magnificent two-story foyer, with an impressive curving stair to a second floor overlook, its large common rooms, and terraced garden with pool -- all work in concert to create the perfect backdrop for entertaining on a sumptuous scale. On the entry level is a banquet-sized dining room, a sweeping living room with fireplace, a wood-paneled library, a sunroom opening to the terrace and a large eat-in kitchen with a butler's pantry. Upstairs is an owners' suite with a sitting room and large bedroom with separate his and her baths and dressing areas, plus two additional bedrooms and baths. The third floor has two more bedrooms and another bath; the lower level has a family room, office with full bath, a bedroom with its own bath, and laundry. An elevator serves the lower three levels, and there is a private driveway with a spacious two-car garage.