Enjoy the Capitol Hill life in this exquisite corner townhouse – a historic home that’s filled with light from 34 windows and surrounded by a sublime "Georgetown" Garden for year-round entertaining and reflection. This 4BR/3.5BA property combines traditional design elements with an open floor plan, and features an exquisite full renovation guided by a renowned architect-owner Larry Sauer. Every aspect of this home exudes quality, distinction and attention to detail.
MAIN FLOOR: Impressive Foyer Entrance features a John Derian chandelier, the original staircase and custom handcrafted hall tree. Adjoining this entry is the bright and spacious Living Room, perfect for entertaining, and the Library/Den with bay window and custom built-in cabinets and shelves. The formal Dining Room glows beneath an exquisite antique Swedish chandelier. All rooms offer an unobstructed view of the lovely English garden features. The gourmet kitchen, with seating area, offers ample counter space, detailed custom cabinetry, imported tile, Quartz counters, and a professional Wolf Range. The summer sitting porch adds another dimension of comfort and relaxation to this home.
SECOND FLOOR: The corner Main Bedroom is large, awash with light, and includes a luxurious carpet over a hardwood floor that remains in pristine condition. Multiple large, well-designed closets. The adjoining Main Bath is built for luxury and comfort, with a a spacious marble walk-in shower, double custom vanity, cast-iron soaking tub, and marble floor with radiant heating. A well-proportioned hallway contains Laundry Closet and leads to additional two Bedrooms, one with custom built-ins and the second with a bay and more than ample closet storage.
LOWER FLOOR: An English Basement Apartment, recently renovated with marble counters, new appliances and wood floors, can be used as a Rental Unit (Inquire reissuance of C of O) for extra income, to accommodate out-of-town guests or serve in a variety of other ways. Well-lit with large Living Area, Den and cozy Galley Kitchen with seating area. Unit may be entered privately from Independence. Provides ready access to upper floor, if desired, and features ample storage area and utilities closet.
GROUNDS: What can be said of one of the finest landscaped properties on the Hill! Meticulous effort, plantings and care of this "Georgetown" Garden provides the perfect setting for enjoying the four seasons. Professionally designed and installed with a irrigation system, the garden features varieties of boxwood, specimen trees including Cherry, Japanese maple, dogwood, magnolia; two shade gardens; herb gardens; 3 seating areas; and a grill area. Planted for glorious spring show, the whole property is wrapped in a dense hedge, creating a private haven in the midst of the city.
A rare opportunity to own this one-of-a kind historic townhouse. Right on the Hill and mere steps to the shops and restaurants of Eastern Market, Barracks Row and Pennsylvania Avenue – with the convenience of METRO, Safeway and Lincoln Park. Enjoy the absolute best of Capitol Hill Life.