June 2016

Found 13 blog entries for June 2016.

View from the Oronoco in Alexandria VA

With sweeping waterfront views, The Oronoco capitalizes on a premiere location and elegant accommodations. This luxury building overlooks the Potomac River and Oronoco Bay Park, with spacious floor plans and high-end features throughout. Once a former office building, the newly developed residences exude a refined sense of living, from the impressively designed units to the abundance of included amenities.

The 60 condominium homes of The Oronoco range from two- to three-bedroom designs of 1,700 to 3,500 square feet, in addition to outdoor terraces and balconies that provide outdoor living space of up to another 1,000 square feet. All priced well upwards of $1 million, some of the homes are in the multi-million dollar range, with luxurious

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manor park real estate

DC Condo Boutique team member Fleur Howgill represented the buyer of a home located at 8 Nicholson St NW, Washington, DC in the Manor Park neighborhood. This home features 3 BR / 3 BA / 1,635 SF and closed on June 24th, 2016 for $565,900 / $346 SF.

This newly renovated offers open-living with upscale appointments including a stacked stone fireplace with a marble hearth, hardwood floors, modern kitchen with stainless appliances and a breakfast bar, and en suite master. The Manor Park neighborhood is located along the Maryland border centered around Fort Slocum Park near the intersection of Blair Road and Kansas Ave.

Manor Park Homes For Sale

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morton street mews - 777 Morton St NW DC

An exciting new low-rise condo development in Northwest Washington is now 50-percent sold out. The two-dozen condos, located at the corner of Morton Street and Sherman Avenue, feature a mix of two- and three-level homes. It’s perhaps the historical aspect of the new condos, though, that is the most impressive to new home buyers.

The site of the Morton Street Mews also includes a 1905 church, preserved for its historical aspect and integrated into the project. It was constructed and designed by one of Washington’s most prominent first African American architects. The only one of William Sidney Pittman’s churches that still stands, the building’s exterior façade has been incorporated into the designs of eight of the development’s 24 units.

Three

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arlington va sign

There’s no doubt that Arlington is a fantastic place to live and now the city has some extra support in making the claim. The Niche website, which compiles information on schools and neighborhoods and then assembles the information to help people make decisions on where to live, recently awarded Arlington the top spot for 2016 Best Cities to Live in America.

The city beat out 226 other cities, jurisdictions and counties based on its schools, crime rates and area amenities, receiving an overall grade of an A+. Breaking it down into categories important to prospective homebuyers, Arlington received an A+ for its public schools and education, nightlife and health and fitness plus an A for its short commute plus family amenities and outdoor activities.

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Quincy Court DC condos

The Quincy Court condos offer a modern flavor in an enviable location in the heart of DC. The glass and brick modern condo building is located at 1117 10th Street, NW, between L and M Streets, NW. The building is 11-stories with 130 modern condos. The units feature 1-2 bedrooms. 

Amenities at Quincy Court include 24/7 concierge and staffed front desk; chic lobby; fitness center; furnished rooftop lounge with terrace barbeque area and views overlooking DC; pet-friendly building; parking available; and a CVS and café on ground floor. Inside, the Quincy Court condos feature modern and stylish touches, such as 9’ ceilings; hardwood flooring; designer kitchens; granite counters; and a lot of natural light pouring through the windows. Select units have

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old town greens alexandria va

Old Town Greens is a newer luxury condo and townhouse community located near historic Old Town Alexandria. The community features Colonial-style townhomes and condos that are stacked to resemble traditional 4-story townhouses. The Colonial style architecture forms a visual cohesiveness. The residences offer 2-3 bedrooms, and 2-2.5 bathrooms.  Housing options at Old Town Greens attract a mix of singles, double income couples, and families. 

Amenities at Old Town Greens include a swimming pool, tennis courts, picnic areas and a playground. All units have garages. A nearby Town Center is within walking distance of Old Town Greens. The Town Center includes a market, yoga studio, hair salon and spa, restaurant, coffee shop, bakery, dry cleaner, pet

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The Westchester Cooperative - 3900 & 4000 Cathedral Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016

The Westchester co-operative, designed by highly regarded architect Harvey Warwick, harks back to a time of refined elegance. An elegant and comfortable place to call home, The Westchester was built in 1931 on one of the highest points in the city and is included among James Goode’s “Best Addresses.”

The Westchester is a luxury complex of two buildings with over 500 grand residences, ranging from studios to four bedrooms. Many co-op apartments have views overlooking the National Cathedral, Glover Park, or city views. The gracious common spaces and landscaped gardens set the bar high for sophisticated living in DC.

The development includes on-premise amenities such as a market, well-appointed lobby, fitness center, dining room, on-site parking,

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mclean gardens washington dc

McLean Gardens is a historic residential community located in Northwest DC along Wisconsin Avenue, just north of Cathedral Heights. Over the years the political elite, white-collar professionals and diplomats have called McLean Gardens home. The McLean Gardens community was originally built in 1942 on the estate of John McLean, a former publisher. He wanted to provide his estate as temporary housing for wartime defense employees.

McLean Gardens was originally comprised of 31 red brick apartment buildings that were later converted to condos in 1980. Subsequent expansions have included The Village at McLean Garden and The Towers, a nine-story luxury building. The wooded community has over 1,000 residents and an array of condo styles feature 40

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westover real estate in arlington va

DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the buyer of a home located at 1504 Lancaster St, Arlington, VA in the Westover neighborhood. This home features 4 BR / 4.5 BA / 2,565 SF and closed on June 8th, 2016 for $1,354,000 / $528 SF.

This craftsman home built by Mickey Simpson features a gourmet kitchen with Subzero and Wolf appliances and a spacious en-suite master with a spa bath and custom closet. The home is enhanced with built-ins, custom trim, and a recreation room with a wet bar and fireplace. A heated saltwater pool and adjacent guest house or artist studio round out the amenities at this Westover home.

Westover Homes For Sale

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friendship park washington dc

It may be a little known fact that the DC area has many verdant green spaces. In fact, DC ranks #3 in the country on a list of 100 urban areas, according to an annual report by the Trust for Public Lands that is commonly known as ParkScores. Parks in DC comprise more than a fifth of land in the city. Public parks, gardens and green spaces are unmatched in DC. For starters, there is beautiful landscaping surrounding the National Mall and buildings in DC, in addition to inspiring parks and gardens in DC. Arlington, Virginia, a close-in suburb, ranks #4 on these national rankings. The analysis reveals that a whopping 97 percent of Washingtonians are within a 10-minute walk of a park; a high of 98 percent of Arlingtonians are within a 10-minute walk as

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