Mask REQUIRED. Rare opportunity in this location! Spacious (2760sf of living space on 3 levels on a 1308sf lot, per tax records) 3+BR/2.5BA Victorian bayfront is on the market for the first time in 30 years. PRIMO location across the cobblestone street from leafy tree-filled Garfield Park gives an illusion of living in the country, with tennis courts to enjoy, yet is only a 5 minute walk to the US Capitol Complex and Metro.
Main level boasts a double parlor open plan living room with hardwood floors, custom reverse pull Roman shades, wood burning fireplace, and sitting area at built-in bookcases . A cleverly-concealed corner wet bar will come in handy for parties, as this is a house for entertaining. Beautiful original details include historic light fixtures, lovely staircase, trim and doors with transoms. Pocket door opens to the large dining room, featuring a dramatic oil painted mural of the view from the rooftop of the house, and built-in wine storage. Step past the discreetly-located powder room into a large kitchen with breakfast bar at side bay window, double wall ovens, gas cooktop, and amazing storage including wall of shelving and pantry. Sliding glass doors open onto covered deck with fully-fenced planting area and brick patio, gate to alley and possible parking that has never been needed.
Large connecting basement offers flexible usage. At front a large family room has exposed brick walls and a window in the bay looks onto the Park, making a nice WFH area. Just beyond are a full bath with glass stall shower, and full size washer dryer plus laundry sink, and additional storage room under the stairs. At rear step down to very large FLEXIBLE room with its own sink. Previously a workshop, and currently a large yoga space, think future guest bedroom, au pair space or very large private office.
Up the skylit stairs are three large bedrooms. Front bedroom features lovely bay plus huge wall of floor to ceiling closets, and GORGEOUS heart pine floor. A very large skylit hall bathroom (with washer/dryer hookup, laundry sink, and built-in ironing board in large closet) could easily be split into 2 baths, making the front bedroom an ensuite primary bedroom. Large 2nd and 3rd bedrooms each have a wall of closets, and the rear bedroom boasts a large atrium window wall and addl WFH space. Move in now and update over time, adding your finishing touches and upgrades to become the home of your dreams. Enjoy living across from coveted Garfield Park, in your own urban oasis, 2 blocks to new Whole Foods and Metro; 3 blocks to Brent, the Capitol Complex, and the Library of Congress; a short stroll to Nats Park; with easy access to I-695. Sold strictly AS IS. Imagine the possibilities!