May 2015

Found 17 blog entries for May 2015.

The Grace - 3220 grace st nw washington dc 20007

DC Condo Boutique team member Amir Taba represented the buyer of a new construction condo at The Grace located at 3220 Grace Street #2, Washington, DC 20007 in DC’s Georgetown neighborhood.  This upscale condo features 1 BR / 1 BA / 791 SF of living space and closed on May 11, 2015 for $650,000 / $822 SF.  

The Grace is a boutique condo building with 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 exclusive South of M Street section of Georgetown

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Empty nesters looking to move closer to DC without sacrificing space and privacy, have a very viable option in the luxurious Montebello high-rise in Alexandria, Virginia.

Located just five minutes south of Old Town Alexandria and close to the Beltway and George Washington Parkway, Montebello combines urban conveniences with a maintenance-free lifestyle.   The four 15-story towers anchor generously proportioned residences ideal for couples moving from a large estate who don't want to give up treasured possessions such as baby grand piano or that one-of-a-kind contemporary artwork.  Ranging from 850 - 1,695 sf of gracious living space, the apartments come in 11 different floor plans with 1-4 bedrooms.  Select residences have been combined to provide an

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America's Bro-iest Neighborhoods

Clarendon, a lively neighborhood in Arlington, is also home to scores of newly minted college grads with first-time jobs who still enjoy Happy Hours, beer pong and hanging out with their former frat brothers.  Thrillist, a men’s lifestyle website, included Clarendon on its list of “America’s 12 Bro-iest Neighborhoods,” ranking #10.  What’s a bro?  Urban Dictionary defines bros as “obnoxious partying males.”  Clarendon is in good company.  Other neighborhoods making the list: Murray Hill neighborhood in New York City; Uptown in Dallas; Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, CA; and Wrigleyville in Chicago.

Recent college grads from Georgetown, UVA, Virginia Tech as well as from colleges across the country attract bros to Clarendon, a close-in neighborhood

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The Regency at McLean is an elegant high-rise condominium complex of 312 units located in McLean, Virginia, that combines a pristine setting with low maintenance living and a number of resort-style amenities.   McLean has long been a favorite of Washington's elite because of its convenient access to major transportation routes, including the Dulles Toll Road, 495 and Downtown DC.   The new Silver Line Metro Station is just one mile from The Regency, underscoring the benefits of living in a deceptively tranquil setting that is so close to the heartbeat of the City.  

Set back on meticulously manicured grounds, The Regency is gated with controlled access and a 24-hour front desk.  The units are generous in proportion ranging in size from a 1 bedroom at 940

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Capitol Hill row houses on East Capitol Street

Sales are up more than 14 percent in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC, one of the oldest and most historical residential communities in DC.  Urban Turf, a DC real estate guide, looked at data from the first quarter of 2015, and its analysis of the real estate market in DC confirms what we already knew: home prices are stable but the number of sales is soaring.  Capitol Hill stretches in front of the U.S. Capitol building for 150 square miles along wide avenues through diverse neighborhoods.  The Anacostia River bounds Capitol Hill real estate to the east; the Southeast/Southwest Freeway and Washington Navy Yard to the south; H Street corridor to the north; and to the west are the National Mall and the city’s central business district.  It straddles

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DC leads the country for local community gardens, according to a new report issued by The Trust for Public Land.  With the most community gardens per capita, DC has many plots of land often divided up into individual gardens, many owned by the city or National Park Service.  Even if residents don’t have a yard, community gardens are one way to enjoy green spaces and do some plantings.  There are plenty of plots of land and volunteer opportunities in local community gardens for Washington residents with a green thumb who want to plant fruits and vegetables or even to help others.  

According to The Trust, there are more than 2,500 community gardens in the District.  The gardens can be found in all sections of the city and the parks department, which

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2030 Atlantic Plumbing Condos Washington DC

The grand opening of the highly anticipated brand new condominium building, 2030 Atlantic Plumbing, was celebrated in April.   Already 50 percent sold, the industrial-inspired pair of new buildings in the U Street Corridor neighborhood in northwest DC are the toast of the town; the remaining units are expected to move quickly.  Much of the housing stock in this hot neighborhood has been cognizant of its historical architecture but re-tooled to fit modern urban needs of young Washingtonians who enjoy city life but the comforts of upscale residences.  The neighborhood is at the center of the arts, entertainment and cultural landscape of DC.  The U Street Corridor neighborhood reflects the city’s rich history and dynamic culture.

Atlantic Plumbing features

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