Washington | DC
Historic design melds with state-of-the-art amenities to create a new age of residential luxury at this stunning, four bedroom, three-and-a-half bath porch-front home ideally situated in the heart of Petworth. Graciously sized with innumerable luxurious appointments throughout, this exquisite property captures and enhances the neighborhood’s rich architectural heritage while featuring all the sought-after and thoughtful upgrades to make it the ultimate in city living.
A charming front porch overlooks mature landscaping and lends itself to enjoyment and relaxing. This pristine 2,238 square foot home offers an expansive, open floor plan, which is ideal for entertaining. The open living room is awash in sunlight thanks to double south facing replacement windows. The ample natural light in the home further highlights the glistening, newly refinished hardwood floors found throughout. This home has many “smart” home features throughout, including a whole home Sonos sound system, Nest thermostats, touch pad entry system, USB power outlets, and Nest monitoring.
The living room, anchored by a wood burning fireplace, leads to the dining room through a peaked arch entry. The dining room is open to the kitchen, allowing for an airy flow for perfect entertainment. With gleaming quartz countertops, a complete suite of high-end stainless-steel appliances, including Bosch and Samsung, handsome shaker style cabinets, a luxe herringbone marble backsplash, and a convenient breakfast bar, the gourmet kitchen ideal for casual dining or buffet-style entertaining.
The powder room is conveniently tucked off of the kitchen. A newly redone and expansive deck is ideally located off of the kitchen and is the perfect spot to enjoy dining al fresco. The deck leads to the home’s large, level backyard.
On the upper level, the master suite touts closets with organizers and the spa-like master bath features a marble topped double vanity and sumptuous shower with glass doors, storage nook, rainfall shower head and hand spray. Two additional bedrooms with original hardwood floors, a fully renovated bathroom and two sky lights round out the top floor.
A fully finished basement with a bedroom and private full bath rounds out this fabulous home. This flexible space is large and can be used for many purposes, with a dry bar, wine refrigerator, fireplace, washer/dryer, and the spacious fourth bedroom off of the living space. The basement also provides direct access to the backyard.
As if all this were not enough, this home also includes a detached garage, though ample street parking abounds in this neighborhood. Just minutes from the city’s rich array of cultural, business and historic centers, this home offers unparalleled convenience. Ideally sited a few blocks from the Georgia Avenue corridor and the heart of Petworth, this prime location offers an easy commute to the Metro, and an easy trip to grocery stores, many shops, restaurants and entertainment!
One of Petworth’s best-known claims to fame is President Lincoln’s Cottage, but while the rest of the neighborhood might not be familiar to visitors yet, residents recognize its unique flair and offerings. From neighborhood gatherings to unique pop-up restaurants and independent shops, Petworth has something special for all visitors. Dig deeper and discover both one-time and all-the-time activities to enjoy in this neighborhood throughout the year. Petworth is known for its community events. Held in early summer, Celebrate Petworth is an annual event anchored around art, music, food, healthy living and family. You’ll want to visit the festival’s Arts Zone, featuring local arts vendors, clothing boutiques, live muralists and performance artists. Little ones will love the Kids Zone, which includes crafts, a puppet theater and storytime. The Petworth Jazz Project is a free music series held in Petworth Park at 8th and Taylor Streets from May through September. Past performers include Kris Funn, Herb Scott and Akua Allrich. Have an interest in arts and crafts? Petworth’s Upshur Street Handmade Art & Craft Fair is an annual event held each December featuring vendors, sponsors, performers, shoppers, entertainers and local businesses who crowd the sidewalks for a fun neighborhood celebration.
Home cooks will want to visit The Petworth Community Market, a weekly farmers’ market held on Saturdays from May through November. The market features produce, prepared food and local vendors such as Sweet Crimes, Panorama Bakery and Harrar Coffee & Roastery. The market also hosts performances by musicians and artists, as well as chefs who put together cooking demonstrations. Exploring the neighborhood’s restaurant scene is also a must – Petworth is home to not one, but two, of Bon Appétit’s best new restaurants in America for 2017. Himitsu, the no reservations, quaint 24-seat restaurant inhabiting the Upshur strip, delivers on what first-time restaurateurs Kevin Tien and Carlie Steiner call “New Japanese.” And just across the street is Timber Pizza Co., a former food truck turned brick-and-mortar that’s been wowing pizza lovers in a cool, industrial-chic space. Bookworms will love Upshur Street Books. Discover quirky picture books, books about DC’s past and present, work from local authors (politicians included), essay collections, novels, puzzles and much more. If you like enjoying a cocktail while reading, head to the Petworth Citizen & Reading Room. The classy spot is a neighborhood literary bar and restaurant with friendly service, tasty food and delicious drinks.