Washington | DC
Originally built in 1940 this neo-colonial home has undergone a complete renovation and expansion bringing the home into the 21st century. Thoughtfully designed living spaces bring to life luxurious and refined modern living, accented by timeless features and finishes throughout.
The open floorplan of the main living level showcases the hardwood floors throughout the home, accented by custom woodwork and architectural detail. The fireplace is the focal point of the living room, accented by a picture window allowing ample natural light to flood the space. Open to the dining room and kitchen the main level is an ideal gathering space for intimate get togethers or extravagant entertaining. The spacious gourmet kitchen expertly combines style and function with Wolf appliances ample workspace on the italian marble countertops. Accented by a peninsula with contrasting cabinetry, additional storage and bronze pendant light fixtures.
Upstairs, the second level is home to 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms including the owner’s suite. The owner’s suite includes a luxurious marble tile spa bathroom, complete with separate soaking tub, and dual vanity. The spacious walk in closet provides ample storage complete with its own window.
The third level is well worth the trip and is the largest room in the home with dual picture windows and vaulted ceilings, creating a multifunctional living space. Outfitted with complete projection system and surround sound it is equipped as a home theatre. This entertainers delight of a room has a full wetbar with dual zone wine refrigerator. The back portion of this room can be easily converted to a 5th bedroom, with attached full bathroom and balcony overlooking the backyard.
The lower level is a well appointed inlaw suite, with the same quality of fixtures and finishes continued throughout. The separate front and rear exit offer privacy and separation while still connected through the interior stairway. The bedroom is one of the largest in the home has 2 legal egress window and full bathroom.
The exterior of the home and its surroundings have been as thoughtfully designed as the interior, from the flagstone retaining wall and walkway in the front to the grand back deck that extends the living space outdoors. The 4,000 square foot lot has been fully graded and landscaped for easy maintenance. There is secure off street parking for 3 cars with concrete driveway roll up door.
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With tree-lined streets, single-family residences, a new town center under construction and proximity to the Brookland/CUA Metrorail station, the neighborhood of Brookland offers tremendous retail and restaurant opportunities close to the heart of the nation’s capital. Catholic University (CUA) along with Abdo Development and the Bozzuto Group are building a new mixed-use development adjacent to the Metrorail station that is scheduled to deliver by the end of 2013 and will consist of 720 housing units, 83,000 square feet of retail space, an Arts Walk with studio space for artists and a clock tower that will anchor an active public square. Other complementary projects in the neighborhood are Chancellors Row, a 237 single-family home development built by EYA and 901 Monroe Street, a 213-unit apartment building with 13,000 square feet of retail space. Brookland is also home to several tourist destinations and major employment centers. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest Catholic Church in the United States, forms the architectural heart of Brookland, while Catholic University, Trinity University, the Howard University Divinity School and the Franciscan Monastery provide a population in excess of 10,000 students, faculty and staff. In addition, nearby hospitals include Washington Hospital Center, Children’s Hospital, the Hospital for Sick Children Pediatric Center, the Veteran’s Administration Hospital and Providence Hospital. Largely constructed during the Art Deco era, Brookland’s commercial district, 12th Street, NE, is the neighborhood’s main street. Area students and residents come here for a wide range of neighborhood goods and services, such as eateries, hardware stores and grocery stores, including Yes! Organic Market. – See more at: http://www.wdcep.com/dc-profile/neighborhoods/brookland/#sthash.00ELGFya.dpuf