September 2015

Found 21 blog entries for September 2015.


The Burleith neighborhood is known for its close proximity to its glamorous neighbor to the south, Georgetown.  Often described as “Georgetown North or “Upper Georgetown,” Burleith in northwest DC is close to the action of Georgetown but remains a quiet, upscale neighborhood that enjoys being walking distance to the action but remaining quiet and low-key.  A totally residential community, Burleith is made up of 535 single-family row houses built in the 1920’s.  Recreational activities within the neighborhood include walking or biking on the nature trails of the C&O Canal leading from Glover Park; discovering smaller parks; and romping on the playgrounds.

Burleith is a wonderful, moderately priced gem of a neighborhood that is bordered by 35th Street, NW,

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vienna new construction craftsman home

DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the buyer of a newly-built Craftsman-style home located at 407 Upham Pl NW, Vienna, VA 22180 in Vienna’s Ayr Hill Park neighborhood. This home features 5 BR / 4.5 BA / 3,267 SF and closed on September 25, 2015 for $1,524,214 / $467 SF.

This new home was delivered by Sarantis Properties in September of 2015 and offers over 5,000 SF of finished space including finished lower level. Upscale finishes include a gourmet kitchen with Wolf & Sub Zero Appliances, master suite with his and her walk-in closets and a spa-inspired master bath with a soaker tub and marble tiling. A deck, patio and private backyard offer a great setting for outdoor entertainment.

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Lenox school lofts washington dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Sharon Wildberger represented the buyer of a Lenox School Loft condo located at 725 5th Street SE #24, Washington, DC 20003 in DC’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. This two-level loft features 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,494 SF and closed on September 25, 2015 for $810,000 / $542 SF. One parking space conveyed with this unit.

Lenox School Lofts offers true loft-style units with soaring ceilings, exposed brick and 8 ft+ windows. Unit 24 at Lenox School Lofts offers a massive living and dining area, gas fireplace, large chef’s kitchen and two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Lenox School is located in the Hill’s Historic District and is just three blocks from Barrack’s Row.

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the collection 5105 connecticut & 5109 connecticut ave

Uptown style meets perfect location at The Collection, a brand new condo development just completed in 2015, and now selling.  Only 8 boutique residences are for sale in a pair of two mid-rise buildings with a highly desirable address on Connecticut Avenue in upper northwest DC.  The Collection offers just two charming residential condominium buildings at the corner of Connecticut Avenue, NW, and Nebraska Avenue, NW, in the highly coveted neighborhood of Chevy Chase.  This location is spectacular with restaurants and daily conveniences just across the street.

The Collection blends urban with suburban and definitely feels like a suburb-in-the-city.  With its coveted location among attractive tree-lined streets in one of the most affluent neighborhoods in

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somerset house 1801 16th Street NW Washington DC 20009

DC Condo Boutique team member Mansour Abu-Rahmeh represented the buyer of a Somerset House condo located at 1801 16th Street NW #104, Washington, DC 20009 in DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. This newly converted condo features 3 BR / 3 BA / 1,700 SF and closed on September 25, 2015 for $1,230,000 / $724 SF.  This unit conveyed with one parking space.

The Somerset House is an 84-unit condominium conversion by Tenacity Group in DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. The renovation of this building maintained some original touches including chair rails, crown molding and hardwood floors. Modern appointments at Somerset House include new thermal windows, marble baths, Kohler fixtures, granite counters and top-rated appliances.

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The Whitman DC

The Whitman gives owners what they want: ultra modern condos, onsite amenities, added upscale features and an impressive location close to it all.  The Whitman is a luxury high-rise modern condominium building in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in northwest DC between 9th and 10th Streets.  The prime location and wonderful domestic conveniences are highlights of living in this area with access to the K Street business corridor, Chinatown, the White House, and Logan Circle all within just a few blocks of walking.  Quick access to Metro is only 1 block away from the Whitman if you choose to leave your car behind and take public transportation, or bring your car with you residents enjoy secure garage parking in the building.  The Metro station on

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Hill East Condo

DC Condo Boutique team member Mansour Abu-Rahmeh represented the buyer of a condo located at 1818 C Street SE #2, Washington, DC 20003 in DC’s Hill East neighborhood. This freshly renovated condo features 2 BR / 2.5 BA / 1,500 SF and closed on September 21, 2015 for $599,000 / $399 SF.

1818 C is a newly renovated four-unit development featuring brick Colonial architecture in a location just steps from the Stadium-Armory Metro, Riverwalk and the Navy Yard. This unit features two master suites, a sleek modern kitchen and tall volume ceilings.

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The Observatory - 2111 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington DC

The mid-rise brick condo community, The Observatory, in the desirable area of Glover Park, north of Georgetown, is perched in a highly coveted location with a park skirting the edge giving residents unparalleled nature views with biking, jogging and hiking trails from the front door.  It’s a short walk to the top urban amenities of Georgetown, and a convenient DC Circulator bus line stops in front of the building allowing an easy commute to downtown DC.  Both Glover Park and Georgetown are well-known locales for restaurants and shops.  There also is a shuttle to Georgetown for residents.  It has a WalkScore of 95 out of 100, reflecting its image as a walker’s paradise.

Glover Park is a neighborhood in northwest DC, north of Georgetown and directly west

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best cities for millennials

Alexandria, Virginia is taking the nation by storm as it continues to attract young professionals, aged 25-34, to move here for jobs either in DC or northern Virginia.  Why? Alexandria is a natural destination for young adults for ease in commuting with the Metro nearby, access to restaurants and coffee bars, yoga studios, affordable housing for a metropolitan area, and a lot of job opportunities.  Almost one in four in Alexandria is a millennial, placing this DC-area community at #3 by for “Best Cities for Millennials in America” right now. is a neighborhood and college review site that tracks millennial behavior.  Alexandria ranks as a top city based on access to work and play; job opportunities for young professionals; and has a

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takoma map washington dc

The DC neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of the city, Takoma, is a spirited close-knit community shared by residents who have lived there for decades as well as young first-time homebuyers.  The attractive location is near DC’s restaurant and retail hotspots but also itself a delightful quiet green and leafy neighborhood full of pretty tree-lined streets with older homes with character, especially Colonials, bungalows and Cape Cod-style.  Most of the homes were built between 1920 and 1950 and are considered some of the most reasonably priced in DC.  Many of the houses in Takoma are historic, with some over 100 years old.  Proximity to Rock Creek Park is a plus, and the urban options of DC make Takoma an attractive housing choice.  Its small

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