December 2017

Found 14 blog entries for December 2017.

eleven 15th - 11 15th st ne dc 20002

A new conversion project is coming to Kingman Park, where developers are just finishing up construction of Eleven15th. Only a handful of residences remain in the new condo building, situated in one of DC’s most desirable, up-and-coming areas.

With a total of 10 condos to choose from, a majority of the units of Eleven15th are one-bedrooms, starting at 550 square feet in size. In addition, the building also offers several two-bedroom condos, with homes of up to 750 square feet of living space.

The upscale condos feature such upgrades as hardwood floors, oversized windows and high ceilings, plus stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. Other desirable features of the residences include floating vanities in the baths and the option of

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the wharf

It’s only been about two months since its grand opening, but already visitors and residents are finding there’s plenty of action at The Wharf. This vibrant new development is home to numerous retailers, restaurants and entertainment options, and it seems there’s no slowing down.

Already, business leaders say they’re thrilled with the results, as the sidewalks are filled with pedestrians, eager to experience all that the development has to offer. Thousands of people are said to have boarded the free shuttle to The Wharf since it opened, while hundreds of bike riders are said to utilize the Maine Avenue bike lane on a daily basis.

Backers also say they’ve seen a big uptick in the amount of traffic coming in after dark, as more and more people come

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mount vernon triangle

At the center of it all, Mount Vernon Triangle easily surpasses the wants and needs of prospective residents eager to find a location where it’s possible to work, live and play all in one exciting place. This walkable, urban center is home to a diverse collection of residents, with thousands of condos and rental units to choose from, joined by dozens of shops, restaurants and available office space.

You’ll find singles, couples and families all at home in Mount Vernon Triangle. The neighborhood boasts several more modern high-rise condo buildings, filled with newer construction designs. These join some of the older brick buildings that have been part of the community for decades.

In addition to its unique and diverse architecture and makeup, the

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georgetown east village real estate

DC Condo Boutique team member Matt Koerber represented the buyer of a home located at 1237 29th Street NW, Washington, DC 20007 in the Georgetown’s East Village neighborhood. This home features 2 BR / 4 BA / 1,502 SF and closed on December 22nd, 2017 for $1,445,000 / $962 SF.

This East Village gem is fully-renovated and ready for your furniture. It features a dream kitchen with an over-sized Carrara marble island, top-of-the-line Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, and custom cabinetry. The master bedroom suite features a spacious walk-in closet and ensuite bath.

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There’s a new owner of a prominent half-acre property in Massachusetts Avenue Heights. The property, once belonging to conservative political commentator John McLaughlin, reportedly just sold for more than $2.6 million.

The late public affairs host lived in the home for about three decades before his death in August 2016. According to published reports, his former home sold within the past week for $2.625 million, making the sale price more than its original $2.495 million asking price, listed only this past July.

Originally constructed in the mid 1950s, the Mass Avenue Heights home was expanded in the 1980s. McLaughlin also added terraces to the home, last renovating it in 2010.  With more than 7,300 square feet of living space, the home sits

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tucker carlson

Another home in the Kent neighborhood is off the market, but it seems the new owner won’t have to move very far. Fox News Political Commentator Tucker Carlson reportedly just made an upgrade, trading in his former home for a new one in the area, priced at $3.895 million.

This marks the third home for Carlson and his wife in the Kent area over the past several years. They previously sold a home in the same general area a couple of months ago for just over $2 million. The new home sits only about a mile away from the other property, and it’s now coming out that the couple closed on the latest housing deal in late July.

Their previous home was constructed in the early 1940s, complete with seven-bedrooms and 5.5-baths. The four-level, brick home

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potomac overlook at national harbor

With the enjoyment of sweeping river views, Potomac Overlook presents dozens of new luxury brownstones at National Harbor. The new construction residences make up the latest phase of the development, where distinctive townhomes rise up from a true waterfront destination.

Less than two blocks from the vibrant dining and shopping options of National Harbor, the spacious homes certainly live up to their name, overlooking the natural beauty of the nearby river, while remaining close to the many nearby offerings that make this development so desirable. As well, residents are sure to enjoy taking advantage of the waterfront biking and jogging paths, as well as the public piers, marina and waterfront recreation, including canoeing and kayaking.

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palisades real estate

DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the seller of a home located at 5407 Macomb Street NW, Washington, DC 20016 in the Palisades neighborhood. This home features 5 BR / 4 BA / 3,278 SF and closed on December 15th, 2017 for $1,400,000 / $427 SF.

Authentic Craftsman styling in an original Sears home that is ready for your updates and personal touches. Five bedrooms, a large yard and a location adjacent to the Carolina “Dinosaur” Park provide plenty of room to enjoy life. Fitness enthusiasts will enjoy this Palisades location just a block north of the Capital Crescent Trail.

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crystal city - national airport walkway(Courtesy Crystal City Business Improvement District)

It could someday be extremely easy to make your way from Crystal City to National Airport. The Crystal City Business Improvement District hopes to spur interest in a future plan linking the two sites via a pedestrian walkway.

That vision was recently unveiled to the public, with hopes of cutting down the walk between the two places from about 15 minutes to an impressive five minutes, or even less. The idea has been in the works for a while, as consultants have been looking at what it would take to actually construct the walkway and make it functional.

Currently, walking from Crystal City to the airport is not very far, but it’s hardly convenient. Proponents of the walkway say constructing a

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11park dc

The elegant 11Park presents a sophisticated new option for living close to both Logan Circle and Shaw. The desirable new property is now selling, with your choice of sleek flats or town homes, close to everything you need and desire in the area.

With only around three-dozen residences housed within the property, the boutique setting makes for exclusivity within one of DC’s most desirable neighborhoods. The one-, two- and three-bedroom residences are thoughtfully designed with oversized windows, high ceilings and spacious floor plans.

As well, prospective residents can expect to find designer elements throughout the homes, including custom millwork, Austrian wide-plank wood flooring and even some private terraces and balconies, serving up

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