July 2019

Found 14 blog entries for July 2019.

 washer dryer

If you’re in the market for a new DC condo you’ve probably already come up with your own list of what you want in your new place. If an in-unit laundry room is on your list, you’re in good company.

According to the Zumper real estate listing website, that’s the most sought-after amenity for DC condo dwellers. The website looked at the search terms of users nationwide, then broke it down city by city.

While more and more new buildings are starting to offer trendier amenities such as yoga studios and dog-washing stations, the analysis by Zumper suggests DC tenants have much more basic needs. Along with in-unit laundry, Washington DC tenants also seem particularly interested in a DC condo with a dishwasher and air-conditioning.

Some also wanted

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 the haven - national harbor

Available condos are going fast at The Haven, where the new DC-area property is already more than 60-percent sold. The Haven sits at National Harbor, serving up a premiere location and a long list of enviable amenities for new buyers.

These brand-new condos provide easy access to one of the region’s most exciting shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. Part of National Harbor’s Waterfront District, options exist for a full range of water sports and activities, from waterfront movies to concerts, events, kayaking, paddle boarding, and even a riverfront running trail.

Owners at The Haven can also keep a boat at the nearby National Harbor Marina, or simply make the short walk to any one of the many options of National Harbor. From

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 national harbor

From shopping and dining to water sports and entertainment, there’s plenty to explore at National Harbor. Set right alongside the Potomac River, the waterfront destination is home to dozens of restaurants, countless stores, numerous hotels, residences, and a marina.

For hotels and entertainment, head to the MGM casino resort or the luxurious Gaylord National. There are also several other hotels in National Harbor to choose from, while a new Hyatt Place remains under construction right now.

For nightlife, options extend to a dueling piano bar, the lively Cadillac Ranch or a local Irish pub. For those of all age to experience some fantastic views high above the harbor, be sure to take a spin onboard the Capital Wheel.

There’s also a paint bar

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 cherrydale - arlington va

A fantastic destination for families, the Cherrydale neighborhood is known for its quiet streets, area parks and its mix of housing options. This quaint community may exist in North Arlington and close to urban attractions, but it still retains more of a small-town feel.

That may, perhaps, be traced to its roots. The neighborhood actually gains its name from a large cherry orchard once found in the area.

While some settled in the neighborhood after the Civil War, it was the introduction of a railway line around the turn-of-the-century which really kicked off neighborhood development. It didn’t take long for new homes to go up, bringing in a variety of different home styles for new residents to choose from.

To this day, a majority of homes in

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capitol riverfront - washington dc

With new restaurants, bars, condos and a ballpark, the Capitol Riverfront definitely has momentum. Set between Capitol Hill and the Anacostia River, the former industrial area is in the midst of a major transformation, as it changes over to an expanded, mixed-use neighborhood.

Nationals Park is just one piece of the booming area. In all, the growing neighborhood aims to bring in thousands of new apartments and condos, plus new office space, retail space, grocery stores, shops, restaurants and hotel rooms.

The goal is to create not only an urban neighborhood and waterfront destination, but also to bring a newly expanded entertainment district and business center to the area. The Capitol Riverfront recently welcomed a new sports bar just across

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 brookland - washington dc

A virtual small town set in the midst of a much larger city, Brookland provides its residents with a popular location to call home. This Northeast DC neighborhood is well known for its quiet streets, as well as its access to historic landmarks.

Residents often boast about the friendly feel of the neighborhood, where neighborhood pride runs strong and is passed from generation to generation. That’s not to say development hasn’t happened.  In fact, a number of developers have eyed the Brookland neighborhood in recent years. You won’t, however, find many big retail chain stores located throughout the community of Brookland.

Instead, you’ll find a variety of locally-owned and operated businesses, further adding to the charm and appeal of the

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 lyon village park - arlington va

Containing around 800 residences, Lyon Village in Arlington provides an ideal location for many in the DC area to call home. Made up of mostly detached homes, Lyon Village also offers a select number of condos, townhouses and apartments for prospective residents to choose from.

Mostly built-up in the 1920s and 1930s, Lyon Village began as one of DC’s earliest streetcar suburbs. It also holds the distinction of sitting on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

You’ll find a mix of different home designs still standing throughout the community, including Craftsman, Georgian Revival, Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival. Unlike some other neighborhoods, though, nearby development hasn’t changed the community’s

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penn eleven - 1111 pennsylvania Ave SE DC

Available condos are going fast at Penn Eleven, as the new luxury development in Capitol Hill nears a sellout. Only a handful of units remain on the market in the building, all of which are move-in ready.

This includes the property’s final penthouse unit, complete with a large terrace and sweeping views overlooking the Capitol and the nearby Washington Monument. In fact, a majority of the condos of Penn Eleven offer the desirability of private outdoor space with built-in gas grills for entertaining.

Remaining units all include large floor plans, with a two-bedroom unit priced starting in the $700,000s. The two-bedroom designs currently on the market all top 1,000 square feet of living space, with some of the listed units substantially larger

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boneval - 300 8th st ne dc

Brand new options for boutique-style condo living are coming to Capitol Hill. Bonéval brings with it your choice of 40 new and sophisticated condo residences, set within a highly distinguished address.

Options at Bonéval start with a one-bedroom unit. This offers its residents around 600 square feet of living space. Buyers can also, however, opt for a larger one-bedroom with a den floor plan or a two-bedroom design, some of which command more than 1,000 square feet of enviable living space.

Priced starting generally from the $400,000s, some of the largest units of Bonéval are priced upwards of $ 1 million. New buyers can expect to find such features and additions as high ceilings, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. Other

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mount pleasant - washington dc

One of DC’s most popular neighborhoods, housing continues to be in-demand in Mount Pleasant. While part of its appeal is no doubt its location, the neighborhood’s diversity is also a big draw for many future buyers.

For generations that community has continued to change and adapt to the needs of its residents. The neighborhood credits much of that diversity to its past.

Originally marketed to middle class and upper middle-class residents, Mount Pleasant attracted some big names to the area. In the coming years, though, racial segregation left its mark on the community and Mount Pleasant went through a time of transition.

Fast-forward a few years, and a large population of Spanish-speaking residents immigrated to Mount Pleasant, changing the

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