May 2015

Found 17 blog entries for May 2015.

pike 3400 arlington va

Grand 4-level urban-inspired townhomes at Pike 3400 are selling now at the corner of Columbia Pike and Glebe Road in Arlington, VA with prices starting from the upper $760’s from NV Builders.  This neighborhood is the impeccable blend of luxury and comfort in a perfect location.  Pike 3400 in Arlington offers ease of travel and its location offers quick commutes in and out of DC, and quick access too to I-66, I-395 and I-495 only a short drive away.  All points in DC are a short drive away.  Just minutes to downtown DC, 1 mile to The Pentagon, 2 miles to Ballston Metro Station, 7 miles to Old Town Alexandria and less than 5 miles to Reagan National Airport and close to other area airports.

This new community is within the newly revitalized Columbia Pike

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Lawrence House 2327 15th Street NW Washington DC

Soon to be completed in the fall of 2015 as construction is underway now, the arrival of Lawrence House is highly anticipated.  It is a brand new luxury 30-unit residential condominium across the street from Meridian Hill Park in the Columbia Heights neighborhood in DC.  The Meridian Hill condos will offer 1, 2 and 2+Den exquisitely designed residences ranging in size from 600-1500 square feet.  There will be 2 penthouse units with access to their own private and separate roof decks. Lawrence House is perfectly located near the vibrant 14th Street Corridor.  It is walking distance to the U Street Metro Station and one block from 14th Street, NW.  

Meridian Hill Park is a beloved urban park located near the neighborhoods of Columbia Heights and Adams

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gallery towns brookland

The up-and-coming Brookland neighborhood in the quiet corner of northeast DC is a private enclave close to the center of the nation’s U.S. Capitol, and is now selling 45 really cool new luxury townhomes.  The new community, Gallery Towns, offers luxury townhomes with 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms, and a variety of 4 floor plans to select from with either a 1-car garage or a private yard with an off-street parking space included.  This premier location is in the center of a rich lifestyle, trendy dining spots and lively entertainment.  The brand new townhouse community from Bozzuto Homes is close walking distance to the convenient Brookland-CUA Metro Station. Additionally, Brookland enjoys a high Walk Score of 84 where residents can walk to their

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Wessynton Alexandria VA

DC Condo Boutique team member Sharon Wildberger represented the seller of a single-family home located at 3111 Cunningham Drive, Alexandria, VA 22309 in Alexandria’s Wessynton neighborhood.  This contemporary styled home features 5 BR / 3 BA / 1,765 SF of living space and closed on May 21, 2015 for $677,500 / $384 SF. 

This Mid-century Modern home was built in 1969 and features a wooded lot with spectacular custom landscaping.  Wessynton offers a pleasant environment for nature lovers and bird watchers with a boat launch and hiking trails.  Other community amenities include a pool, tennis courts and a playground.

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the grace - 3220 grace st washington dc 20007

DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the buyer of a penthouse condo at The Grace located at 3220 Grace Street #7, Washington, DC 20007 in DC’s Georgetown neighborhood.  This two-level condo features 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,274 SF of living space and closed on May 21, 2015 for $1,275,000 / $1,001 SF.  

The Grace is a boutique new construction condo building with just seven units and high-end custom finishes including gourmet kitchens with Subzero and Wolf Appliances, Italian marble counters and custom cabinetry, designer baths with Waterworks fixtures, slate tile and frameless showers, high ceilings, hardwood flooring and many green building features.  The Grace is located near the intersection of Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue in the prime

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eisenhower avenue alexandria va

The community around Alexandria, Virginia’s Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station is appealing and emerging as the next big thing.  The new buildings are attractive, with condos, office buildings, hotels and tall luxury apartment buildings sprouting up served by several shops in the neighborhood.  The Eisenhower Avenue neighborhood’s strength lies in its close proximity to DC.  It’s very close to the Beltway and Route 1, which makes going to and from DC an easy shot.  It’s located north of the Beltway and west of Alexandria’s Old Town.  

Urban dwellers will enjoy amenities west of the Metro Station, including a popular AMC movie theater and charming independent restaurants and a few chain eateries.  The 4-½ mile corridor on Alexandria’s West End has seen an

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village at shirlinton sign - arlington va

One of the hot neighborhoods in the DC metro area is Shirlington, an Arlington neighborhood known for its convenient shopping, dining choices, Tony-winning live theater, a movie theater, a regional public library, a farmer’s market, and a Harris Teeter gourmet grocery store.  There are also plenty of hiking and biking trails, several gyms for working out and even a dog park.  Shirlington is located just 5 miles southwest of DC near Shirley Highway (I-395).  This urban village combines Shirley and Arlington to get its unique name, Shirlington.  I-395 to the east, King Street to the south, and Walter Reed Drive border it to the west, and Four Mile Run Drive to the north all make up its boundaries.  For transportation needs in lieu of driving, residents

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logan 13 condos

13 must be a lucky number.  Sixty-seven new condos are currently being built at 1309 13th Street, NW.  A six-story building at the corner of 13th and N Streets, NW, in the Logan neighborhood of DC will be delivered in 2016.  It is 1-½ blocks south of Logan Circle.  Studios, one and two-bedroom units ranging in size from 600-1,000 square feet will be built here at a new development known as Logan 13.  No retail is planned yet for the ground floor.  There will be underground parking for 14 spaces, and 13 surface parking spaces.

It’s a good time to buy a condo for people who want to live closer in, who don’t want to sit in hours of commuting traffic, and who want to enjoy the vibrancy of downtown DC.  Prospective buyers who want to buy condos are both young

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Former “Meet The Press” host David Gregory has put his Wesley Heights estate on the market for $2.475 million.  The 1935 brick Colonial home in this wealthy residential enclave of DC is a 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom single-family home with 2 car garages.  Gregory and his wife, attorney Beth Wilkinson, have recently listed their home.  NBC’s “Meet The Press” is the longest-running program in United States history.

One of the first planned communities in the U.S., Wesley Heights is an elegant neighborhood in northwest DC, just south of Tenleytown.  It is bordered by New Mexico Avenue on the east, Nebraska Avenue on the north, Battery-Kemble Park on the west, and Glover Parkway on the south.  The main roadway passing through Wesley Heights is Foxhall Road.  Its

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dc zipcars

DC is near the near top of the list for “greenest” city in the United States largely due to its excellent public transportation system, ferrying a high 38 percent of commuters to work each day.  The nation’s capital also gets kudos for its low levels of air pollution from heating fuels in the metropolitan city.  Only Honolulu, Hawaii placed ahead of DC, with its outstanding air quality and for residents’ use of solar energy.

While a majority of Americans believe in the “green” movement to protect our country’s environment, this interest also touches those of us who embrace urban living.  NerdWallet researched America’s 150 biggest cities to find the best places to live for people who want a green lifestyle and a healthy environment.  DC ranked a very

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