February 2018

Found 15 blog entries for February 2018.

the tombs - georgetownPhoto: Serge Melki

One of the most iconic destinations for students and movie fans alike, for decades now The Tombs has been serving up late night drinks and grub to locals and visitors. This Georgetown staple is definitely a favorite of Georgetown University students, and the convenient location is only part of its charm.

Found on the edge of campus, The Tombs is often packed with hungry patrons during the day, and plenty of revelry at night. From a great place to catch a game on TV to a lively destination for Sunday brunch, The Tombs certainly appeals to the crowds.

Tucked away within a mid 1800s-era townhouse, The Tombs shares its location with a fine dining restaurant and an art deco restaurant, commonly used for private parties. The Tombs,

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 elysium logan - 1427 rhode island ave nw

Now with the convenience and ease of move-in ready condos, Elysium Logan presents a new option for luxury living in Logan Circle. This new development of nearly three-dozen condos enjoys the ease of living within steps of a grocery store, area parks, plus some of the most desirable dining and entertainment options in the DC area.

Also close to shopping and more, the surrounding Logan Circle neighborhood certainly supplies new residents with an array of exciting and desirable options. Of course, this is in addition to the impressive new offerings of the new property, itself.

The upscale residences of Elysium Logan range from one- to even three-bedroom floor plans, all with an array of desirable options, from more cozy units to more spacious

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buchanan school dc

Sales are moving at a brisk pace at Buchanan School, where a number of condos are under contract in Hill East. This project by Ditto Residential includes 41 sleek new condo units, reimagined within the walls of the old Buchanan School building.

First constructed in the late 1800s, the property remained a school for about a century before finally closing its doors to the public in the mid 1990s. A few years ago, Ditto began the process or restoring the structure, and incorporating new condos into the property.

Ditto’s plan from the beginning of the project has been to blend both old and new elements, redesigning the property into a sophisticated, yet classic residential offering. The old school now houses a variety of one-, two- and three-bedroom

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DC millenials

Photo: Ted Eytan

Millennials may enjoy the varied options of a DC lifestyle, but it seems the high cost of living here may be actually driving the younger generation away. A new study found many millennials don’t see the likelihood of staying in the area long-term, and it’s primarily due to financial constraints.

The Millennial Index, from American University’s Kogod School of Business, found that in 2016, in particular, more millennials left DC than moved to DC. Moving to a more affordable city was the top reason given by those millennials considering leaving the area.

They particularly cited things like the cost of living plus the commute. In addition, nearly half of those surveyed felt like they were living paycheck to paycheck. This is

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towns at south alex - alexandria va

With the luxury of contemporary designs and multi-levels of living space, Towns at South Alex emerges as one of the premiere new communities of Alexandria. The four-level town homes are under construction this year, with plans to bring an exciting new mixed-use development to the area.

Designed by Craftmark Homes, the 41-unit complex offers around 2,400 square feet of living space, with four-bedrooms and more than three-baths. In addition, the units come complete with a two-car garage, rooftop terraces, lofts and an array of high-end finishes and features. In addition, the homes also provide the option of a deck off the main living area of the home.

Other features of the town homes include a rec room on the ground level plus a gathering room and

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kipling house - 900 11th st se dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Matt Koerber represented the buyer of a condo at Kipling House, located at 900 11th Street SE #109, Washington, DC 20003 in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. This newly-built condo features 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,191 SF and closed on February 14th, 2018 for $724,900 / $609 SF.

Kipling House is a 49-unit, mid-rise condo development located at the corner of 11th Street SE and I Street on Capitol Hill. Finishes at Kipling House include wide-plank flooring, 9-foot ceilings, over-sized windows, and stainless appliances. Building amenities include a rooftop with spectacular views, BBQ grilles and a terrace with fire pit.

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gaslight square - arlington va

Comprised of a trio of multi-story buildings, Gaslight Square presents an exceptional lifestyle in North Arlington. Built in three phases, this impressive, red brick property also features the uniqueness of true loft units, with massive nearly 20-foot high ceilings and sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows within some of the homes.

There are also some other home designs available, including lofts, flats and penthouse units, coming in about a half-dozen different floor plans. Comprised of more than 100 private residences in all, the condos of Gaslight Square consist mostly, though, of two-bedroom, two-level condos with up to around 2,000 square feet of living space.

As well, many of the homes offer unique additions, such as direct elevator access and

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del ray place - 1800 mount vernon avenue alexandria vaNew condos are coming to Mount Vernon Avenue with the addition of Del Ray Place, opening up later this year. Right now construction crews are still hard at work on the property, with plans for 49 brand new condos to soon grace the community.

Found right along Mount Vernon Avenue, it’s said the development of one- and two-bedroom condos is being designed to better reflect the community’s overall character. Each of the condos plans to offer an open floor plan with a spacious design including contemporary style points and the addition of voice-automated Smart Home technology. This is aimed as making it easy to do some of the simplest things.

In addition, you’ll also find some private balconies within Del Ray Place, combined with a number of other

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trinidad real estate - washington dc

Filled with a unique selection of older Victorian-style homes and Craftsman-style row houses, the Trinidad neighborhood is one of the hottest DC locations for new residents. This vibrantly hued neighborhood contains quite a few recently renovated properties, with some in the midst of remodeling projects right now.

In fact, that seems to be a continuing theme throughout the neighborhood, sorely in need of a facelift just a few years ago. These days, though, the neighborhood is coming back, as new homeowners are lured by an enticing selection of homes ready to put on their own finishing touches.

Other draws of the community include the Trinidad Recreation Center with room for indoor and outdoor basketball plus a superhero-themed playground, skate

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brightleaf & cooper - alexandria va

New residential options are selling in Alexandria with the addition of the Brightleaf & Cooper upscale townhomes. In blending more historic-style architecture with modern conveniences, the 16 new townhomes enjoy contemporary luxury in Old Town.

A former Health Department building is being transformed into the nine townhomes of Brightleaf, while an accompanying parking lot has turned into the site of the seven Cooper townhomes. To further distinguish between the two, the Brightleaf townhomes will feature more contemporary designs while Cooper will offer more traditional, Old Town appeal to its future residents.

Ranging from around 3,900 to 5,000 square feet in size, the spacious, four-bedroom townhomes at Brightleaf offer open floor plans,

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