Kalorama

Blog posts about the Kalorama neighborhood in Washington DC

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Discover The Carthage, a distinctive 1920’s Beaux Arts condominium building on Connecticut Avenue tucked between the premier neighborhoods of Dupont Circle and Georgetown.  Moments from the area’s best shopping and dining, this coveted building has been named one of the “Best Addresses” in DC in the prestigious Kalorama neighborhood.  The Carthage offers the serenity of a quiet lifestyle and the very best of city living.

The Carthage is an 8-story luxury building offering an intimate living experience with just 28 units.  The condos are large with 9’ ceilings, original hardwood floors and distinctive moldings, fireplaces and private outdoor terraces.  Building amenities include a roof top deck with panoramic views, garage parking, on-site doorman and a

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The popular HGTV show Income Property with affable host Scott McGillivray has helped numerous home owners in the Toronto area create income producing suites in their residences.  As the cost of housing in DC continues to rise into the stratosphere, many considering homeownership are searching for creative ways to afford "more house."  With much of our housing stock in the form of three and four-story row houses, one of the best options for prospective DC home-owners is to turn the lower level into an income producing unit.

If you are considering buying a DC row house with an existing rental unit, it is very important to check and make sure this unit has the appropriate approvals from the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA).  The

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 LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy just bought a newly renovated home near popular U Street for $1.4 million.  O’Shaughnessy and his wife bought a 3 bedroom, 1,708 SF townhouse near T and 15th Streets, NW, last month and are currently living in it.  He previously lived in this neighborhood and decided to return to T Street a year later, after living in DC’s Kalorama Heights neighborhood for a very short period of time. 

Previously, the daily deal entrepreneur sold a 4-bedroom, 3-bath Victorian rowhouse near the U Street corridor for $1.24 million.  O’Shaughnessy, cofounder and CEO of the deals company, LivingSocial, then bought a new home in Kalorama Heights for $2.15 million.  This home was much larger than his first home featuring 4 bedrooms and

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The most expensive DC condo sold in July 2013 was in Georgetown at the Residences at the Ritz Carlton located at 3150 South Street NW #PH1E, Washington, DC 20007.  This 2 BR / 2.5 BA / 3,006 SF penthouse condo includes two parking spaces.  The selling price was $4.1M / $1,364 SF, which was 95% of asking price.

Congratulations to selling Realtor Christopher Ritzert of TTR Sotheby's International Realty for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in July 2013.


Honorable mention for the second most expensive condo to sell in the District during July 2013 was in Kalorama at 2120 Wyoming located at 2120 Wyoming Avenue NW #2, Washington, DC 20008.  This condo features 3 BR / 2.5 BA / 2,300 SF and includes two parking spaces.  The selling

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The most expensive DC condo sold in May 2013 was in Kalorama at 2029 Connecticut located at 2029 Connecticut Avenue NW #41, Washington, DC 20008.  This 5 BR / 4.5 BA / 5,000 SF condo includes two parking spaces.  The selling price was $2.95M / $590 SF which was 100% of asking price.

Congratulations to selling Realtor David Getson with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in May 2013.


Honorable mention for the second most expensive condo to sell in the District during May 2013 was a in the West End at the Residences at the Ritz Carlton located at 1111 23rd Street NW #PH2B Washington, DC 20037.  This three-level penthouse unit features 3 BR / 3.5 BA / 3,220 SF and three parking spaces.  The

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Some of the grandest buildings in all of DC can be found in the prestigious neighborhood of Sheridan-Kalorama.  Set among embassies, mansions, and National Historic Registry homes, Sheridan-Kalorama is a serene place to live in an all-residential neighborhood.  It is convenient to Dupont Circle, Adams-Morgan and Rock Creek Park.  The neighborhood boundaries are Rock Creek Park, Florida and Connecticut Avenues.

Kalorama, Greek for “beautiful view,” sits on a hill above Dupont Circle and is home some of the most historic buildings in the District.  Well-known in the 19th century for its idyllic landscape and greenery as the city moved away from the established urban center to town and suburb-like streetscapes, most of the buildings in Sheridan-Kalorama were

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Kalorama Triangle is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.  Kalorama Triangle is a residential enclave bounded by 3 major thoroughfares: Connecticut Avenue, Calvert Street and Columbia Road.  This Historic district is known for its beautiful homes and embassies nestled among tree-lined streets.  The 19th century construction of bridges and the introduction of two major streetcar lines formed Kalorama Triangle and established its urban character.

The architectural styles of Kalorama Triangle are English Arts and Crafts, Georgian Revival and Mediterranean.  Picturesque streets lined with restored early 20th century handsome row houses and condo developments are anchored by grand apartment buildings.  Kalorama Triangle’s distinct

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The most expensive condo to sell in the District during March 2013 was a cooperative in Kalorama at Wendell Mansion located at 2339 Massachusetts Avenue NW #2 Washington, DC 20008.  This Embassy Row residence features 4 BR / 3.5 BA / 4,000 SF.  The selling price was $2.33M / $583 SF, which was 93% of the asking price.

Congratulations to selling Realtor Ben Roth of Washington Fine Properties, LLC for closing the most expensive condo/coop sale in the District in March 2013.

Honorable mention for the second most expensive DC condo sold in March 2013 was in Wesley Heights at the Towers located at 4201 Cathedral Avenue NW #1215E, Washington, DC 20016.  This 7 BR / 6.5 BA / 8553 SF condo includes four parking spaces.  The selling price was $1.9M which was

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The most expensive condo to sell in the District during February 2013 was in Kalorama at Kalorama Square located at 1817 Kalorama Square NW #9 Washington, DC 20008.  This 4 BR / 7 BA / 3,600 SF condo includes two parking spaces.  The selling price was $2.0M / $556 SF, which was 93% of the asking price.

Congratulations to selling Realtor Jeanne Livingston of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in February 2013.


Honorable mention for the second most expensive DC condo sold in February 2013 was also in Kalorama at 2101 Connecticut located at 2101 Connecticut Avenue NW #83, Washington, DC 20008.  This 3 BR / 3 BA co-op includes one parking space.  The selling price was $1.95M which was 100% of asking

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DC Condo Boutique team member Donna Mank represented the buyer of a town home  located at 2118 S Street NW in DC's Kalorama neighborhood.  This end-unit town home featured 4 BR / 3.5 BA / 1,960 SF, a private walled garden and an attached garage.  This Kalorama home sold on March 8th 2013 for $1.705M / $870 SF.

This location on S Street in Kalorama offers convenient access to many vantage points throughout the District and is close to both Mitchell Park and Dupont Circle.

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