September 2020

Found 13 blog entries for September 2020.

reston station townhomes

Some brand-new townhomes are headed to Reston Station, presenting future buyers with even more reasons to make a move to the area. Development is well underway, transforming the site into a more transit-oriented, mixed-use community.

In all, the area will eventually consist of more than three-million square feet of development, some of which is still in the works. The idea is to not only incorporate office space, but also add in luxury hotels, restaurants, residences and more.

This includes a number of new townhomes going up in the area. In particular, crews recently broke grown on more than 100 new townhomes planned as part of the Reston Midline project.

It’s hoped many of the Townhomes at Reston Station will be delivered sometime in early

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todd reirden home - falls church

Former Capitals coach Todd Reirden is making another big change. Just days after losing his job as head coach, Reirden put his Falls Church home on the market.

The six-bedroom, eight-bath home is currently listed at $2.25 million. Reirden purchased the home just two years ago, but during that time reportedly made several upgrades to the property.

Originally built in the late 1990s, the large estate is ready for living and entertaining. The lower level of the home includes a temperature-controlled wine cellar, a bar, a sound system and some flexible space for the new owner.

The 4,000 square feet, Craftsman-style home also offers a light-filled, Chef’s kitchen with a large island and vaulted ceiling. Potential buyers will additionally find an

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lamond riggs - washington dc

First time buyers on a budget are sure to enjoy the quiet neighborhood of Lamond Riggs. Located in the far northeast section of DC, Lamond Riggs offers up a suburban feel, topped off with nearby shops and available green space.

While some residents of this tight-knit community have lived in the neighborhood for years, others are drawn to Lamond Riggs for its setting, it’s price point and its available home designs. Some of the residences also enjoy the added bonus of sitting within walking distance of area shops, businesses and schools.

First-time buyers and budget-friendly buyers, in particular, are discovering Lamond Riggs because they’ve already been priced out of other DC-area neighborhoods. Potential buyers are seeing their budget often

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lake anne - reston vaPhoto: Kit Case

Offering up space to work, live and play, there’s plenty to discover in Reston. As the nation’s very first planned community, the vibrant Town of Reston was first founded in the mid 1960s.

Since then, it’s grown to become one of the most desirable parts of the DC area. Not only does Reston offer the enjoyment of easy access to parks, the airport and plenty of recreation, but it also offers some slightly more budget-friendly options for buyers who want to live close to DC and all of its offerings.

These days, you’ll find a large variety of different types of housing, from condos, townhomes and apartments in Reston Town Center, to single-family homes set in quiet neighborhoods. The town was also designed to incorporate plenty of

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barney circle - washington dc

For amenities and affordability near Capitol Hill, it’s time to take a second look at Barney Circle. This small neighborhood sits in Southeast Washington and offers plenty of appeal for long-standing residents and new buyers, alike.

While small in size, many are drawn to the neighborhood for its available green space. It’s the kind of neighborhood where it’s common to see kids out riding bikes, people walking dogs, and families gathering to enjoy a picnic lunch.

A community garden sits on the edge of the neighborhood, while the tree-lined streets of Barney Circle also lead to two triangular parks. Characterized by mostly single-family rowhouses, the homes of Barney Circle are generally wide and shallow in style.

In fact, while the

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eckington real estate - washington dc

While Eckington is one of DC’s oldest neighborhoods, it is also, perhaps, the city’s quiet little secret. While Eckington is virtually encircled by some of the city’s busiest roads it’s also quite peaceful.

You’ll find plenty of options to choose from in Eckington, including condos, colorful rowhouses and even some new development. Locals enjoy access to a playground, dog park and abundant green space at Alethia Tanner Park, plus the ease of connecting up with the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

You’ll also find a rec center with a public swimming pool in the neighborhood, basketball, tennis courts and a playground. It’s a popular neighborhood for young professionals, but you’ll also find some long-standing residents that have lived in the area for

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seminary hill - alexandria va

Situated high atop the hills of Alexandria, historic Seminary Hill is full of beautiful homes, tall trees and plenty of history. Found in the western portion of the city, the old neighborhood is accented by plenty of hills and plenty of green space.

This upscale, suburban neighborhood also offers large lots and some gracious homes. While some of the more historic homes still exist, others have since been torn down.

That’s why you’ll now find a mix of single-family homes, townhouses and condos for sale throughout the neighborhood. Over the years and decades, a number of home designs have been constructed in Seminary Hill, including Colonial Revivals, Ramblers, Cape Cods, mid-century contemporary designs and split-level homes.

There are also,

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shaw row houses

After years of neglect and despair, DC’s Shaw neighborhood is finally enjoying the fruits of its transformation. For well more than a decade, the neighborhood’s welcomed in new retailers, apartments, condos and commercial projects.

The new, micro-neighborhood of North Shaw is where you’ll find trendy dining, shopping and some higher-end condos. The U Street Corridor, meanwhile, continues to transform, while condo conversions pop up in the area.

New condos and townhomes are selling in a neighborhood that’s seen its share of highs and lows. Strongly shaped by its African American history, jazz great Duke Ellington has ties to the neighborhood.

So does historian and author Carter G Woodson, considered the “father of Black history”. Sadly, while

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dupont circle - washington dc

They rank high on the list of DC’s hippest neighborhoods, but Logan Circle and Dupont Circle do have some differences. While the popular neighborhoods share some attributes, they are also distinctive in their offerings.

Logan Circle

Named after a traffic circle of the same name, the popular neighborhood of Logan Circle often attracts a mix of people, including singles, couples, artists and even nearby university students. Considered one of DC’s most diverse areas, Logan Circle is known for its trendy restaurants, hip stores and its thriving nightlife.

This is especially true along vibrant 14th Street. While most people know the walkable neighborhood for all of its offerings, it’s actually named in tribute to a Civil War general. You’ll see a

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the lexicon - washington dc

For a happening neighborhood and amenities galore, it’s time to take a second look at The Lexicon. This premiere condo property in NoMa offers your choice of around 180 residences, all of which range from around 650 square feet to more than 1,200 square feet of living space.

Considered by some to be the neighborhood’s very first full-service luxury condos, buyers have their choice of floor plans. Options generally include one- or two-bedrooms, with some of the units also offering up a den.

Common features and finishes of the homes include a mix of wide-plank hardwoods and porcelain tile flooring, as well as gourmet kitchens with floating islands, quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances. New buyers are also treated to soaking tubs or

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