December 2015

Found 11 blog entries for December 2015.


Shirlington Village Condos

Although there is no Metro stop in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington, residents don’t seem to mind.  Shirlington enjoys a nice mix of outstanding public transportation, housing, and leisure activities.  Shirlington is a prime residential location and feels like an urban village.  The community lies along the I-395 corridor, making it a very easy commute to DC.  The closest Metro Stations are King Street in Alexandria, and Pentagon further up 395, yet an extensive network of Metrobus routes takes commuters to the Metro stations serving the community.  

Shirlington lies in the valley of Four Mile Run, a tributary of the Potomac River, bounded by I-395 to the east, and South Glebe Road to the north and west.   In fact, Shirlington is only an

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St Nicholas Condos Washington DC

The St. Nicholas in the quiet, affluent neighborhood of Kalorama in northwest DC is a luxury condo building in a neighborhood filled with stately brick and stone houses home to many embassies, diplomats, and prominent leaders in business and politics.  Located at 2230 California Street, NW, between 23rd Street and Phelps Place, St. Nicholas residents can walk to the Dupont Circle or Woodley Park Metro Stations on the Red Line, and nearby shops and local restaurants.  It offers an easy commute for workers in the metro DC region.  Dupont Circle and Georgetown are adjacent neighborhoods with abundant restaurants, coffee shops, yoga studios, boutique shops and galleries.  

For outdoor recreational activities, Rock Creek Park is on the northern side of

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For weekend road warriors, commuting, or just getting around, biking is always a fun and fit way to travel around this area.  One of the best places in the Metro DC area to bicycle is Arlington, Virginia.  There are more than 100 miles of on-street bike lanes, multi-use trails, and designated bike routes.  For residents or visitors without their own bike, bikes can be rented through Capital Bikeshare.  Arlington even has its own website dedicated to bicycling around its region, bikearlington.com, complete with trail maps, Capital Bikeshare sites, and tips on staying safe on the streets.

The Arlington Triangle, noted on the bikewashington.org page, is a rider’s dream that features popular trails, like the Washington & Old Dominion Trail and Mt. Vernon

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2030 Atlantic Plumbing - 2030 8th St NW DC

DC Condo Boutique team member Phil Leverrier represented the buyer of a 2030 Atlantic Plumbing condo located at 2030 8th Street NW #301 Washington, DC 20001 in DC’s U Street Corridor neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR / 1 BA / 694 SF and closed on December 16, 2015 for $509,900 / $734 SF.

This newly constructed condo features 10 ft floor-to-ceiling industrial windows, a sleek contemporary kitchen with European cabinetry, Quartz countertops and subway tiled backsplashes. Building amenities at 2030 Atlantic Plumbing include a fitness center, resident lounge, full-service concierge and reserved garage parking. 2030 Atlantic Plumbing is located at the corner of 8th and V Streets in DC’s U Street Corridor.

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bloomingdale row houses washington dc

Affordable but still edgy, ultra-hip Bloomingdale neighborhood in DC is the area around North Capitol Street and Florida Avenue, NW.  Bloomingdale is located in the northwest quadrant of DC, only 2 miles north of the U.S. Capitol building.  It is mostly a residential neighborhood with a commercial area near the corner of Rhode Island and First Street NW with some restaurants, bars, and markets.  Bloomingdale is notable for its beautiful Victorian-style row houses built in the early 1900s as single-family homes.  Many of the Victorian homes feature ornate floral and vine stone carvings around doorframes and windows.  These homes remain primarily as single-family homes, but others have been converted into 2-unit condos.  The opening scenes of the

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potomac yard alexandria va

DC Condo Boutique team member Sharon Wildberger represented the buyer of a town home located at 1304 Main Line Boulevard Alexandria, VA 22301 in Alexandria’s Potomac Yard neighborhood. This home features 3 BR / 2.5 BA / 2,826 SF and closed on December 11, 2015 for $698,990 / $247 SF.

This newly constructed end-unit, urban loft features a brick exterior and two-level living in the dynamic Potomac Yard neighborhood. Finishes in this home include two large bay windows, oak staircase, upgraded tile and carpeting and 9-ft ceilings. Potomac Yard is located within walking distance of the Braddock Road Metro Station.

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velocity condos - 1025 1st St SE #1209

DC Condo Boutique team member Amir Taba represented the buyer of a Velocity condo located at 1025 1st Street SE #1209 Washington, DC 20003 in DC’s Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR+Den / 2 BA / 1,065 SF and closed on December 9, 2015 for $610,000 / $573 SF. This unit conveyed with one parking space.

This spacious condo features a stunning kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters, center island and a separate dining area. Southern exposure with river and National’s Park views and a private outdoor balcony enhance this unit. The Velocity has upscale amenities including a rooftop pool, fitness center and 24-hour desk.

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turnberry tower arlington va

Two exclusive communities for condo dwellers in Rosslyn with a host of amenities will impress homebuyers, the Turnberry Tower and Waterview condominium developments.  Both feature soaring buildings with spectacular views overlooking the most powerful city in the world.  The views take in the Potomac River, Georgetown, downtown DC with the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol.  Both offer ultra-convenient locations just one block to the Metro Station.  Both are steps from the Rosslyn Metro Station, as well as Key Bridge leading to Georgetown.  It’s one stop to Foggy Bottom, and 2 stops from DC’s financial district downtown, and convenient to Reagan National Airport.

The extraordinary Turnberry Tower brings a list of amenities to

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wakefield neighborhood washington dc

At the northern tip of Cleveland Park, a triangle north between Cleveland Park and Chevy Chase DC, Wakefield is a residential neighborhood in northwest DC that is one of the fastest moving neighborhoods for buyers to live with two Metro Stations, frequent bus lines, and abundant restaurants and retail.  Albermarle Street NW to the south, Nebraska Avenue NW to the west, and Connecticut Avenue to the east bound the area.  Van Ness-UDC and Tenleytown-AU Metro Stations on the Red Line serve it.  DC communities adjacent to Wakefield include Friendship Heights, American University Park, Cleveland Park, Chevy Chase, Tenleytown, and Forest Hills.

Wakefield is a residential enclave near busy commercial and retail areas in Chevy Chase DC, Tenleytown and Van Ness. 

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The Flour Mill Georgetown

Flour Mill residents enjoy a central world-class Georgetown address and waterfront location.  A long time ago, dating from the late 1700s, flour, paper, and textile mills were built along the Potomac River in Georgetown.  Today, they house condos that were constructed in 1985 but still retain their names, Flour Mill and Paper Mill.  The Flour Mill stands 8-stories tall with 59 condos; the building has a red brick structure yet modern floor plans.  Many units have large private outdoor terraces with amazing views overlooking the Potomac River or the C&O Canal.  

The best of DC is at your doorstep as Georgetown is a walker’s dream.  It is also a quick access to the Clara Barton Parkway, Whitehurst Parkway and Virginia.  The closest Metro Station is Foggy

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