With a century worth of history to its name, Somerset House continues with a tradition for excellence in DC’s Dupont Circle. Originally constructed in the early 1900s by renowned real estate developer Harry Wardman, the upscale property remains one of the most elegant and luxurious in the neighborhood. The historic, U-shaped building changed over to condos just a few years ago, bringing with it a new roof, new windows, plus new plumbing and an electric system. As graceful in design as... Read More
Somerset House is a condo development located in Washington DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. The seven-story building, originally built in 1917 by developer Harry Wardman, was converted to condos in 2014 by Tenacity. As part of the conversion process, new windows, a roof, plumbing, HVAC and electrical systems were installed. These days, the building remains graceful in design, maintaining the integrity of pre-war architectural elements, mixed with modern conveniences and amenities. Somerset House features 84 oversized residences, with thick, quiet walls reminiscent of the period in which it was originally built. Read more about Somerset House.
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Somerset House Floor Plans
The condos at Somerset House come in either studio or one-bedroom floor plans with one-bath, on up to a two-bedroom, two-bath design, and even a three-bedroom. The units start at 324 square feet for the studios, 722 square feet for the one-bedrooms and 1,100 square feet for the two-bedrooms. Some of the three-bedroom units include a generous 1,400-1,800 square feet of living space. The floor plans also include the addition of entry foyers within the residences.
Somerset House Finishes
Remodeled with modern finishes and design touches, the homes of Somerset House commonly feature large windows, chair rails and meticulously maintained, original hardwood flooring. Other features include the high ceilings and crown molding. As well, the units include new thermal double-hung windows, marble baths and upgraded Kohler fixtures in the kitchens. Additionally, residents can expect to find granite kitchen countertops and top-rated appliances within the homes.
Somerset House Amenities
The amenities of Somerset House are plentiful including a fitness center, bike storage rooms and private storage lockers. In addition, the building features the upscale added amenity of a climate-controlled wine room with a tasting table, along with private wine storage lockers available for rent. In addition, the building also includes a common area for laundry and a secure entry. A limited number of parking spaces are available for residents of Somerset House.
Somerset House Fast Facts
- Units: 84
- Stories: 7
- Delivered: 1917, Renovated and Converted 2014
- Ownership: Condominium
- Location: Corner of 16th Street NW and S Street
- Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
- Metro: U Street, Dupont Circle
- Property Management: New Washington Land Co. 202-483-8282
- Address: 1801 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Somerset House Location
Located on 16th Street at S Street, Somerset House is within walking distance of the U Street and Dupont Circle Metro Stations. It is about 11 blocks away from the White House.
Blog Posts About Somerset House
DC Condo Boutique team member Rachael Hesling represented the buyer of a Somerset House condo located at 1801 16th Street NW 111, Washington, DC 20009 in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,128 SF and closed on November 17th, 2017 for $812,000 / $720 SF. Charming period details and modern luxury are tastefully joined in this condo including marble counters, custom cabinetry, high-end appliances and detailed millwork. The Somerset House is a recent conve... Read More
DC Condo Boutique team member Mansour Abu-Rahmeh represented the buyer of a Somerset House condo located at 1801 16th Street NW 104, Washington, DC 20009 in DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. This newly converted condo features 3 BR / 3 BA / 1,700 SF and closed on September 25, 2015 for $1,230,000 / $724 SF. This unit conveyed with one parking space. The Somerset House is an 84-unit condominium conversion by Tenacity Group in DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. The renovation of this buil... Read More
Elegant Somerset House, a newly converted condominium building, offers luxurious condo living in the exciting Dupont Circle neighborhood of DC within walking distance of 2 Metro Stations. Building amenities and individual upscale condos combine to give condo buyers the modern conveniences that today’s savvy DC real estate buyer expects in a condo coupled with a location in the heart of DC on 16th Street, NW, a mere 11 blocks from the White House, one of DC’s best addresses.The original b... Read More
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Listing information last updated on May 24th, 2020 at 5:51pm EDT.