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Sophisticated and Stunning in Deanwood! Welcome to this beautiful contemporary colonial with great presence and approximately 3,000 square feet of light-filled space on three levels, timeless elegance with top of the line finishes and designer appointments. Built in 1920, this home resides in one of Northeast’s oldest neighborhoods, known for its dense tree cover and small-town character that is unique in the District of Columbia. Historic Deanwood is also the birth-place of Marvin Gaye and home to the Historic Suburban Gardens. Fully renovated while maintaining its historic charm! The main level boasts large front porch and grand entryway… beautiful foyer that showcases two dramatic staircases, 10 foot ceilings, spectacular hardwood floors, gracious living and family rooms, a generous dining room and expansive gourmet kitchen with gas range, quartz countertops, high-end cabinetry with gorgeous backsplash, under-cabinet lighting, stainless steel appliances, recess lighting, throughout the home. French doors lead to a spacious bedroom that showcases stylish patio and garden views. This homes’ open and flowing floor plan makes perfect for both formal and informal entertaining inside and out! Three bedrooms, including a master suite with sitting area and an ensuite bath are found on the second level. A wonderful loft area also on the second level ideal for office space or an extended play area. The lower level includes a recreation room , laundry, utilities and storage (ideal for future bath or expansion). The fully fenced lot is beautifully landscaped, with patios, gardens and private parking spaces in the rear. The Deanwood and Minnesota Ave Metro Stations (Orange) are a short 5 min drive.

Deanwood is a neighborhood in Northeast Washington, D.C., bounded by Eastern Avenue to the northeast, Kenilworth Avenue to the northwest, Division Avenue to the southeast, and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue to the south. One of Northeast’s oldest neighborhoods, Deanwood’s relatively low-density, small wood-frame and brick homes, and dense tree cover gives it a small-town character that is unique in the District of Columbia. Much of its housing stock dates from the early 20th century. Several well-known African-American architects, including W. Sidney Pittman and Howard D. Woodson, and many skilled local craftsmen designed and built many of its homes. 

The neighborhood was once home to Nannie Helen Burroughs, an early civil rights leader and the founder of the National Training School for Women and Girls, an independent boarding school for African-American girls founded in 1909 and located on 50th Street, NE. Marvin Gaye was also born and raised in this neighborhood. From 1921 to 1940, Deanwood was also home to Suburban Gardens (50th and Hayes NE), an amusement park that served thousands. It is served by the Deanwood Metro station on the Orange Line.

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