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westlight - washington dc

Now that Vice President Kamala Harris is finally in her official DC home, it appears she’s ready to give up her former digs. The VP and her husband recently moved into Number One Observatory Circle, which is where the Vice President traditionally lives.

The prestigious address isn’t the only place in DC the couple’s called home. The former U.S. Senator and her husband own a luxury condo in Westlight, and it’s now up for sale.

On the market for $1.995 million, that tops the $1.775 million the couple paid for the West End property in late 2017. At more than 1,700 square foot in size, the condo comes with two-bedrooms plus a den and two-baths.

It also includes a custom kitchen with Italian cabinetry. The homes of Westlight generally offer large

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the lacey - dc condos

DC may be home to some the nation’s most prominent landmarks and historic attractions, but it’s also growing in terms of its distinctly modern architecture and appeal. From rooftop swimming pools to yoga, some of DC’s most famous modern condo buildings have it all.

Westlight

Situated in the West End, Westlight offers the advantage of sitting close to some of DC’s most popular neighborhoods. It also includes a heated rooftop swimming pool, a clubroom with a catering kitchen and a grilling terrace. In addition, you’ll find 24-hour concierge service.

The modern glass building has a sophisticated filtration system which brings in fresh outdoor air to each of its units. The property also come with floor-to-ceiling windows, wide plank hardwoods and

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2501 m - washington dc

For luxury overlooking Francis Field, 2501 M is definitely an appealing option. The property not only offers some outstanding views, but it’s also just minutes away from prime dining, shopping and entertainment offerings.

The high-end building is the only new condo property in the area that overlooks the park. A path leads to Francis Dog Park, while it’s just as easy to bike through Rock Creek Park.

Buyers are also treated to an upscale lobby, concierge service and a clubroom. In addition, the ground floor of the building is home to Nobu Restaurant.

As well, you’ll find a fitness center and yoga studio, access to a personal trainer and a landscaped roof terrace with sweeping views. Every unit comes in the building comes with two reserved

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westlight - washington dc

The new administration may not officially take over until early next year, but some have had ties to the DC area for years, including President Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Elect Kamala Harris. While President Elect Biden and his wife once called Number One Observatory Circle home, they didn’t move far when his VP term ended nearly four years ago.

It’s said the Bidens soon began renting a home in McLean. That home offers around 12,000 square feet of living space, with five-bedrooms, a huge driveway, a gym and a sauna.

The Bidens have reportedly been tied to number of different properties in DC and in Delaware. They’ve owned a lakefront property in Wilmington, Delaware since the mid 1990s. They purchased the home around the same time Biden

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west end - washington dc

DC may be home to some of the nation’s priciest real estate, but some neighborhoods continue to attract buyers primarily interested in an all-cash sale. While the percentage of all-cash sales is down slightly overall compared to previous years, it’s still an attractive option for a large number of DC area buyers.

Looking at the first eleven months of 2019 alone, cash buyers made up about 17-percent of all homes purchased in the District. Previously all-cash transactions had been holding around 20-percent or even higher.

In other words, about one in every five homes or even nearly one in every four homes in recent years has sold for cash. Surprisingly, the majority of DC neighborhoods attracting all-cash buyers are some of the priciest.

Most

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westlight - 1111 24th st nw dc

For new construction luxury in the West End, consider the many possibilities of The Westlight. This mixed-use development offers large floor plans in a prime location.

Situated within walking distance of the surrounding Georgetown, Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom neighborhoods, The Westlight rises up ten stories above 24th Street, between L and M Streets. Not only does the building contain luxury condos, but also a public library, ground level retail, hundreds of underground parking spaces and an attached tower of luxury rental apartments.

The location puts The Westlight within easy access of hundreds of top restaurants and shops, as well as nearby hotels, entertainment venues, high-end grocery stores and more. With close proximity to two Metro

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west end - washington dc

While DC boasts some great neighborhoods, you’re sure to find a true urban gem when it comes to the neighborhoods of Penn Quarter and the West End. Both locations have their own distinct charm and appeal but are favored in different ways.

Virtually in the middle of it all, the Penn Quarter neighborhood includes most of the Chinatown/downtown area that’s north of Pennsylvania between 5th and 9th streets NW. For years, the vibrant area was filled with restaurants, stores, theaters, offices and streetcar lines.

By the 1950s and 1960s however, many people had already fled to the suburbs, businesses closed, and the streetcar lines went away. While the neighborhood did hit a rough patch for a while, eventually developers came back.

They brought new

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westlight - 111124th st nw dc

For walkability and distinctive architecture in the West End, consider making a move to The Westlight. This newer construction, 10-story building is in a prime location, offering up easy access to Georgetown, Dupont Circle and the Downtown area.

This makes it easy to take a stroll to the Kennedy Center or to stroll by the White House. With three nearby Metro stops, it’s also easy to commute throughout the rest of the DC area with ease.

Of course, the building’s distinctive architecture also helps set it apart from the rest. The Westlight was first thought up years ago, but eventually realized after developers selected an architect to bring something new and exciting to the West End.

The glass building not only boasts a stunning façade, but

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 columbia condos - 2425 l st nw

It may be one of the ritziest buildings in the West End today, but The Columbia Condos boasts a much different beginning. The stylish condo development actually began as a hospital and is tied to several famous names.

Constructed around the early 1900s, for years the property was known as The Columbia Hospital for Women. Hundreds of thousands of people were born at Columbia Hospital in its time, including jazz great Duke Ellington, former First Daughter Julie Nixon Eisenhower, actress Katherine Heigl and former Vice President Al Gore.

In fact, for generations the hospital was considered a top site for women’s and infant’s health. It was one of the very first maternity hospitals with a premature nursery and it provided classes for expectant

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westlight - washington dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Amir Taba represented the buyer of a Westlight condo located at 1111 24th Street NW #72 Washington, DC 20037 in the West End neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR | 2 BA | 1,454 SF and closed on September 9th, 2019 for $1,498,000 | $1,030 SF. One parking space conveyed with this transaction.

Stunning new construction in a luxury condo building located in the dynamic West End neighborhood. Upscale appointments include floor-to-ceiling glass, sleek Italian kitchens and spa-inspired bathrooms. Full service building with 24-hour concierge, doorman and porter. Westlight building amenities include rooftop terrace with pool and a fitness center.

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