2852 Albemarle St NW

Washington, DC 20008 View Map $2,000,000 Ask a Question

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:DCDC2064060
Sq. Feet:4,451
Date Sold:11/10/2022
Lot Size:0.21 Acres
Nestled amid mature landscaping in a coveted section of Forest Hills, this enchanting stone and brick Colonial is offered for the first time in 50 years! Abundant natural light and spacious rooms distinguish the interiors. On the main level there is a generous living room with fireplace and built-in custom cabinetry to display decor, a bright dining room and an eat-in kitchen with access to the rear terrace. The paneled library with powder room and a captivating family room, constructed by noted builders Smith, Thomas and Smith, add outstanding areas for comfort and entertaining. In addition, the living and family rooms offer french doors to the rear terrace, which spans the length of the house. An automatic retractable awning adds shade on sunny days!

Upstairs, leafy views and beautiful natural light define the owner's suite where a spacious, private sitting room complements the large bedroom. Here, a southern window wall opens to a broad Juliet balcony with a retractable awning. Two full bathrooms and two walk-in closets enhance this private retreat. Three additional bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, and all amply sized and with custom built-in storage, as well as a hall bathroom complete the second level. Upper Level 2 is ready for your improvements. There is a fifth bedroom and a central gathering area plus an ample storage room. A full walk-out lower level with an office area, professional photographer's dark room, bedroom 6 with en suite bathroom, recreation room, powder room and two car built-in garage await your decor!

Ideally situated next to Rock Creek and Soapstone Parks and close to the shops, restaurants and transportation along Connecticut Avenue, this property defines an ideal DC home. Offered in "as is" condition.

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Community Information

Address:2852 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC 20008
Subdivision:Forest Hills
Zip Code:20008


Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5 Full / 2 Half
Year Built:1942
Construction: Brick, Stone
Roof: Slate
Basement Type: Fully Finished, Outside Entrance, Walkout Level

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Built-Ins, Carpet, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Primary Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Wood Floors
Flooring: Hardwood, Carpet
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Laundry, Photo Lab/Darkroom, Office, Recreation Room, Storage Room, Bedroom 6, Primary Bathroom, Full Bath, Half Bath
Exterior Features: Awning(s), Bump-outs
Patio And Porch: Terrace, Balcony
Security System: Security System
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Basement Garage, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access
Garage Spaces: 2
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 3566
Below Grade 885
Total 4451


Living RoomMain Level14x25
Family RoomMain Level18x25
Dining RoomMain Level13x15
KitchenMain Level12x17
LibraryMain Level11x14
Half BathMain Level
Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level13x15
Sitting RoomUpper 1 Level12x14
Primary BathroomUpper 1 Level
Primary BathroomUpper 1 Level
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level12x13
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level12x12
Bedroom 4Upper 1 Level11x14
Full BathUpper 1 Level
Full BathUpper 1 Level
Bedroom 5Upper 2 Level7x19
Sitting RoomUpper 2 Level10x14
Storage RoomUpper 2 Level11x18
Recreation RoomLower 1 Level11x26
OfficeLower 1 Level13x13
LaundryLower 1 Level12x13
Photo Lab/DarkroomLower 1 Level
Full BathLower 1 Level
Half BathLower 1 Level
Bedroom 6Lower 1 Level11x12

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.21 Acres
Location: Corner Lot/Unit
Soil Types: Urban Land-Brandywine
View: Garden/Lawn
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Transportation: Bus Stop less than 1 mile, Metro/Subway Station less than 1 mile
Directions:Connecticut Avenue NW to East on Albemarle Street NW. Property is on the right (south side), and is located on the corner of Linnean and Albemarle.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $13,351 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2021
New Financing: Conventional
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $13,351.00 (Annually)



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