Washington | DC
Find your heart and soul in the H Street Corridor, in this recently renovated 3 level Victorian row home. Built in 1908, this home combines the best of old-world charm and modern functionality. The exterior of the home is just as gorgeous as the interior with a lush green front yard that showcases a 70-year-old catalpa tree planted by one of the owners when he was just 8 years old along with a gorgeous black wrought iron fence and front stoop. Upon entering the main level of the home, you are greeted with soaring 9.5′ ceilings with crown molding, a bay window with plantation shutters, and gorgeous hardwood floors. The generous kitchen divides the living room and the dining room with custom cabinetry that extends to the ceiling offering plenty of storage. The kitchen counters are made of Italian Carrara marble and the appliances include a French door KitchenAid (Maytag) refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and under-counter beverage center. The double French doors lead to the piece de resistance of the home, an outdoor oasis that was custom designed by an award-winning landscape architect. All of the plants (with the exception of the pear tree) are evergreen and keep their gorgeous color year-round. The foliage provides both beauty and privacy, the magnolia has gorgeous white blooms and the rose bushes out front are the envy of the block.. There is also a working stone fire pit and plenty of space to grill out, entertain or just enjoy morning coffee and truly feel like you are tucked away and secluded in your own world. Heading upstairs, are 2 large bedrooms and a master suite with an en suite bath which includes a double bowl vanity and oversized walk-in shower along with a skylight. The master bedroom has vaulted cathedral ceilings and a huge walk-in closet with built-in shelves (along with a second separate closet) The second bedroom is full of storage as well with built-in bookshelves and another large closet with Elfa shelving installed. The second bath includes double bowl vanity and shower/tub combo. And finally, the fully finished lower level has plenty of space perfect for family movie or game night or a great in-law suite with a full-size refrigerator and sink. The 3rd bedroom and bath is on this floor and includes an egress window along with another egress in the front as well as the rear of the home The whole home has surround sound from SONOS so you never miss a podcast and when entertaining, your guest will have music in every room. The owners have lovingly cared for this home for 5 wonderful years and are looking for the next homeowner to love and care for it as they did. Minutes to H St., Union Market, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s Wyndown, Maketto as well as a hop skip and jump to Capitol Hill.
H Street NE, a dynamic one-and-a-half mile stretch in Northeast DC, is known for its nightlife, restaurants, pop-ups, festivals and communal atmosphere. Art lovers flock to The Atlas Performing Arts Center, home to a variety of performances, events and initiatives spanning a range of artistic traditions. The Atlas bills itself as “where the arts, culture and connection happen on H Street.” The neighborhood’s largest event is the annual H Street Festival, which spans 10 blocks and attracts roughly thousands of patrons. Highlights of the fall event include musical performances and multi-cultural entertainment, in addition to art exhibits, for-sale crafts and an array of offerings from local food trucks and restaurants.
Another must-see: the seasonal H Street Farmers’ Market, open Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from mid-April to mid-December at 800 13th Street NE. Visitors will find the best of local, seasonal bounty, including handmade cow milk cheeses, fruits, vegetables, pastries and flowers. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a live chef demo and score some free samples. As far as restaurants go, expect a multitude of delectable options. Local chef Erik Bruner-Yang first attracted foodies to H Street with Toki Underground, which serves up hearty bowls of ramen and dumplings. While no longer with Toki Underground, diners can find Bruner-Yang further down the street at Maketto, a dining-retail-coffee shop triumvirate featuring Taiwanese fare, as well as Cambodian dishes. Nearby, Le Grenier serves up French fare in an industrial-chic setting and Ben’s Chili Bowl delights visitors with its half-smokes.