1st live in-person open Sun 8/9 2-4. masks required, see covid-safe info at end of description and view 3D tour. Charming in-town cottage rowhouse with hairpin fence and happy front garden is the perfect 2 bedroom/2 bath starter home or condo alternative with large private patio, just 5 blocks to eastern market. Front living room boasting exposed brick wall and a woodburning fireplace surrounded by built-in bookcases is a separate space to relax and unwind. A generous open dining room has the perfect dining nook for a 6 person table next to the built-in niche for a bar or display area. There is plenty of space to seat 12 for dinner, or to create a work from home area along the exposed brick wall. Cooks who entertain will value the open dining/kitchen arrangement, with gas cooking, granite countertops, and copious cabinets, plus pantry. A coat closet and the second full bath with stall shower complete the first floor, with hardwood floors throughout and an efficient rinnai on-demand water heater tucked away. Upstairs are a bright front bedroom with 2 windows and pull-down attic stairs, and a rear ensuite bedroom with clever corner storage over the stairs. Rear ensuite bedroom easily accommodates a queen plus large dresser, has a custom walk-in closet with laundry (front-loading), and an ensuite bathroom with tub, large vanity and storage cubbies. Out back, a large private brick patio is the perfect easy-care space to enjoy alfresco dining, lounging, or container gardening, and the gate to the pedestrian alley is great for bikes or strollers. Enjoy living steps to metro, the hill center, eastern market, capital bikeshare, restaurants, shopping, brand new safeway, and across the street from watkins in a 1,035 square feet home that will charm you the moment you step through the door. (note that 1st floor bathroom sink will be fixed on wed 8/12). live in-person open house. All covid precautions will be strictly followed: limited to 2 groups at a time. All must provide and wear masks while waiting and in property; maintain 6' social distancing at all times; and provide contact info for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracing before entering property. Thanks for understanding and complying.