November 2017

Found 15 blog entries for November 2017.

ledroit park dc

One of the DC area’s oldest neighborhoods, LeDroit Park continues to attract new residents, now lured by its reputation as a quiet, urban enclave. This newly revitalized neighborhood has gone through a transition of sorts in recent years, yet still retains much of its historic architecture and charm.

With home designs complimented by dozens of late 1800s-era Victorian designs, many of the homes in this Northwest community are unique. The neighborhood features a number of recently renovated homes, along with some new businesses along its borders. From detached homes to condos and row houses, you’ll find a range of real estate possibilities within the neighborhood of LeDroit Park.

It’s been a long time coming for this historic neighborhood, which

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solo piazza dc

Entertaining the luxury of European-style design elements, Solo Piazza presents a sense of exclusivity in Logan Circle. Privately tucked away within this lively neighborhood, the nine-story building supplies sleek, modern accommodations, close to everything yet complimented by the private luxury of numerous balconies, the serenity of an interior courtyard with fountains, a community rooftop and open designs.

The building offers up a number of floor plans to potential buyers, with spacious homes designed with inspirational features and finishes. Options include one-, two- and three-bedroom condominium home designs, from more cozy floor plans of around 670 square feet of living space, to more spacious condos, generally providing at least 1,400 square

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the velocity condos dc

With your choice of a studio, one- or two-bedroom condo, The Velocity presents modern options in living within the Capitol Riverfront. The 200-unit high-rise is a newer construction addition to the neighborhood, complimenting a major revitalization project that’s brought renewed excitement to the area over the past few years.

The 14 luxurious stories of brick and glass offer up the advantage of floor-to-ceiling windows and some private balconies for admiring the vibrancy of the newly updated neighborhood. Located mere steps away from sites and attractions such as Nationals Park, the Anacostia River, unique restaurants and popular boutiques, the area joins a thriving neighborhood that’s transcending into one of the most enviable places to live, work

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wardman tower dc

Luxury certainly abounds at Wardman Tower, where newly designed, upscale condos are now officially on the market. First constructed in the early 1920s, the historic structure has since been transformed into some of the city’s most exclusive real estate, with a select number of new condominium homes now available to prospective buyers.

With the option of a two-, three- or four-bedroom floor plan, the condos of Wardman Tower range from approximately 2,500 square feet to 4,600 square feet of living space, incorporating some of the building’s traditional design features with more modern appeal. Priced starting at less than $3 million, nearly half of the 32-condo units within the tower are already sold. The most expensive unit tops out at around $9

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tj oshie mclean va

One of the DC area’s most recognizable sports stars just cashed in on a pricey piece of McLean real estate. T.J. Oshie, forward for the Washington Capitals, recently signed off on a new contract to keep him on the home ice, as well as a contract tying him to a new home in McLean.

Oshie’s latest $5.2 million deal translates to a five-bedroom home for his family, complete with six fireplaces, an outdoor swimming pool, a library and a media room. Constructed in the mid 1990s by the previous owners, the European-style home reportedly was sold by Ray Ritchey, the senior executive vice president of Boston Properties. Ritchey and his family also still own another nearby property and sold a third local property just last year.

The home wasn’t on the

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somerset house - 1801 16th st nw dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Rachael Hesling represented the buyer of a Somerset House condo located at 1801 16th Street NW #111, Washington, DC 20009 in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,128 SF and closed on November 17th, 2017 for $812,000 / $720 SF.

Charming period details and modern luxury are tastefully joined in this condo including marble counters, custom cabinetry, high-end appliances and detailed millwork. The Somerset House is a recent conversion of a 1917 Wardman Building offering a concierge, fitness room, storage and bikeroom. Walk to Dupont, Logan and U Street from this super convenient location.

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foot traffic ahead

Filled with an array of places to go and things to see, it appears DC also easily comes in near the top of the list when it comes to walkability. The District just ranked as the second most walkable city in the nation, when compared to dozens of the most walkable metros in the entire United States, behind only New York City.

The ranking comes from a study out of the George Washington University School of Business, comparing and contrasting 30 of the nation’s most walkable metro areas, where it’s suggested that nearly half of all Americans live. The study specifically looked at what it calls “WalkUPs”, or rather an area’s percentage of rental apartments, retail and office space that a person can walk to and that will meet most of their needs.

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Girard Street Green - 1280 Sherman Ave NW

With a blend of traditional and contemporary design elements, Girard Street Green is coming to Columbia Heights. This new condo community aims to supply a total of ten new row homes to the area, each housing a pair of two-story condos within its walls.

Ranging from around 1,100 square feet to 1,500 square feet in size, the new condos are set to include spacious, walk-in closets, master and guest suites, kitchen islands and a half-bath on the main level of the homes. In addition, a rooftop deck is planned for the upper level condos, while the lower level homes will additionally include a private terrace equipped with an outdoor gas fireplace.

Some units will also offer the luxury of soaking tubs, while all of the units are designed to bring in an

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the bower at the yards

Surrounded by a vibrant neighborhood filled with restaurants, shops and endless entertainment, The Bower presents a wealth of options for prospective new condo owners in the DC area. This exciting new community is coming to The Yards, the very first condo development slated for the riverfront area.

The sophisticated condos range from studios and one-bedrooms on up to two-bedrooms and even penthouse units, with a number of different floor plans to appeal to new buyers. Prices start in the mid $300,000s, with some of the penthouse units commanding prices starting at around $1.5 million. The contemporary-style, glass and brick building will offer more than 130 separate condos when finished, with delivery of the building set for early 2019.

The

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 vio

Real estate developer Monty Hoffman is once again investing in The Wharf, but this time it’s personal. According to published reports, Hoffman and his wife just purchased a penthouse unit within VIO for $3.97 million, making him the first individual to close on one of the building’s condos, although it’s also been reported that a majority of the units within VIO are already spoken for.

The luxury units enjoy the privilege of a waterfront setting, with floor-to-ceiling windows for taking in views of the nearby Potomac River, as well as a number of DC monuments and the Capitol. Options range from studio floor plans to three-bedroom homes, with open designs and luxurious features and finishes. New residents can expect to find stone and quartz

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