6 Beds | 5 Baths | 3,200 Sq Ft | 1923 Year Built | Contract
Welcome to an elegant and newly renovated 4 level home built in 1923. This 5/6 bedroom, 5 bath home has fabulous interior natural light, wonderful exterior views of the Swiss Embassy grounds and is just 1.5 blocks to the Woodley Park METRO. The owner has carefully preserved the architectural details characteristic of the 1920~s but transformed the interior to compliment today~s urban lifestyle. With 9 foot ceilings, architectural details include decorative pilasters, cornices and trim, refinished white and red oak floors (which adds variation to the grain), an original plaster hand-made dining room rosette with bronze chandelier, solid wood doors with refurbished hardware and, cedar closets. The gourmet kitchen with island opens to the dining room and is conveniently situated between the living room with wood burning fireplace and the family room . Custom kitchen cabinetry is two-toned, primarily white but with blue slate color accents. The island is white quartz with waterfall detail. To maximize light the island cabinets have antique glass panes and shelving, puck lighting and bronze pulls to compliment the antique bronze and brass finishes throughout the home. All appliances are high end including the commercial grade 6 burner Thermador pro-series range, a Zepher hood which vents to the outside, a 36~ Kitchen Aid refrigerator with French doors and built-in icemaker and a built-in microwave. The kitchen has excellent storage. In addition to island storage, there are 9 soft close drawers along the back of the kitchen wall and a huge 5 foot wide pantry with adjustable shelves. Completing the first floor is a full bathroom with pedestal sink, subway walls tiles with bronze glass accents, and a tub/shower equipped with a glass ~shower screen~ designed to swing out for easy entry. The rear door leads to a fully fenced quaint brick patio, single car garage and parking pad for a second car. There are 5/6 bedrooms and 5 baths. Four bedrooms and 2 new baths are on the 2nd floor. The master suite faces the quiet rear courtyard, has a very spacious en-suite bathroom with pocket door, dual vanity, recessed custom medicine cabinet, floor to ceiling linen closet, porcelain wall and floor tiles and an oversized shower with frameless door and a 3 port diverter shower system. The remaining 3 second floor bedrooms share the hall bath which has a unique art deco pedestal sink, shower /tub with glass door, white subway wall tiles and large format travertine like floor tiles. The 3 remaining 2nd floor bedrooms are all unique in their own way: one has a cedar closet, one with floor to ceiling built-in bookshelves and the other bedroom has a Juliette balcony with French doors overlooking the Swiss grounds. The top floor can be a 5th bedroom or a quiet office space. There is an en-suite bathroom on this floor as well with vanity sink, shower and water closet. The lower level has a kitchenette, full bathroom, 2nd washer/dryer, recreation room and a flexible space for a bedroom or other uses. And for all those things you cannot see ~ Top floor addition - best rated R49 spray- in insulation which exceeds the energy code, new rubber roof on back ~ of house from front facade to skylights, installation of Anderson energy star rated top floor windows and new 3rd zone A/C /heating mini-split system. Plumbing ~ everything inside the walls is new except waste line which was snaked to 75 feet. Electrical service - upgrade to 200 AMPS , all new wiring and all new LED lights. Courtyard ~ new drainage system installed. Skylights ~ new energy star rated Velux, the gold standard. First floor ~ custom moldings in kitchen, living and dining rooms. First and 2nd floor level 5 plaster walls, the highest level . Restored front steps with new ironwork including front porch. Party walls ~ both sides waterproofed.
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Listed by Lynn Bulmer, TTR Sotheby's International Realty
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