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the county median home value of $650,000.
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SELLER CREDIT $2,400 TO BUYER FOR PARKING. Don't miss out on this priced-to-sell spacious one-bedroom in downtown DC. Penn Quarter has a 100% walk score and is close to three metro lines (green, yellow, and red) and several bus stops. Get to the Pentagon or the Capitol in minutes. Capital One Arena is in the neighborhood as are plenty of theaters and Michelin-starred restaurants. The Lafayette is a boutique luxury condo building and boasts world class amenities that it shares with sister building the Clara Bartonâamong these, a rooftop pool, theater room, business center, gyms, and club roomâand you can easily access everything from unit 637. This unit has a balcony and faces the courtyard, so you get a bit of serene nature in your view. And best of allâyou can access the balcony from both the living room and the bedroom. A large walk-in closet and spacious bathroom make for plenty of storage space. The open and spacious living and dining areas have wood floors and ample light. This home offers plenty of options for living, home-officing, entertaining, and dining, either sitting at the kitchen bar or at a cozy dining room table. The L-shaped kitchen with expansive granite countertop space, soft wood cabinetry, and stainless appliances delivers abundant storage and cooking convenience. A door at the back of the kitchen accesses laundry and pantry / storage. The Lafayette provides recycling bins on each floor and several options for internet service. A modern full-service building, the Lafayette's security includes a 24-hour front desk concierge, receiving room, and building intercom system. Your new home awaits! BUYER MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR BofA GRANT.
Instantly comfortable 1 bedroom, 1 bath in the coveted Clara Barton condos. At the end of the hall so no shared walls. This unit has been amazingly well cared for and includes an ample kitchen with a convenient breakfast bar and a pantry. In-unit washer/dryer, Central A/C, newer carpeting throughout. Huge walk-in closet in the bedroom. Facing the tranquil courtyard, so maintains your serenity while still allowing for natural light. Rental parking is the only option in this community and is approximately $280/mo. The condo has a state of the art gym, community movie room, 24 hour concierge, party/billiards room, rooftop pool and lounging area as well as BBQ grills and seating areas everywhere for entertaining or just a peaceful rooftop get away with a loved one. Truly in the most dynamic neighborhood in all of DC. You will love living amongst the best restaurants, all the museums, all the monuments, nightlife, Capital One Arena, metro stations, etc.
FOR SALE: Bright,North-Facing, 9th Floor, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Home with a Balcony is now For Sale. This fenced-in Balcony provides unobstructed views of the Tranquil, Landscaped Courtyard. The Balcony is also also covered to provide the new homeowner shelter from rain. This home has Wall to Wall Bamboo plank flooring, an Electric Range, Granite Countertops, and an extra wide Garden Tub. THE BUILDING INCLUDES: A 24/7 concierge, private twenty seat home theatre room, a live professional performance theather (The Wholly Mammoth Theater), 2 professional fitness centers, a community room, a conference room, a library, a rooftop barbeque area with 2 gas grills, a rooftop garden, a quiet landscaped courtyard with an ornamental water fountain, a computer room with a laser printer, shredder, scanner, and high-speed Wi-Fi internet access throughout all the common areas. There is an underground 400 spot parking garage directly under the condo with direct elevator access to the home. Parking spots are available to rent for $275 per month. THE HOME IS LOCATED: in the vibrant Penn Quarter Neighborhood, with its many restaurants and bars, movie cinemas (E Street Theater & Regal 14) and Playhouses (Wholly Mammoth Theater, the Lansburgh Shakespeare Theater, and the Sidney Harmon Theater). The home is located within blocks of the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums (Air & Space, Natural History, American History, African American, Native American) and the National Galleries of Art (the Sculpture Garden, the Portrait Gallery, Modern Art, Hirschhorn Gallery, the Botanical Garden). The home is also close to Chinatown, and the Capital One Arena, and many Metro Stations and the 395 and 695 Underpasses for easy transit in and out of the city.
The Lafayette is a luxury condo building located in Penn Quarter. Completed in 2004, the 12-story condominium is home to 173 residences and a plethora of building amenities for resort-style living in the heart of downtown DC. A two-story dramatic lobby welcomes you home leading to the upper floors. Just as impressive as the design of the building is its location, a short walk to downtown offices and Capitol Hill, with equally accessible public transportation within reach of this luxury condominium community. Located on D Street between 6th and 7th Streets in DCâs Penn Quarter neighborhood, The Lafayette is within walking distance of the Archives Metro Station as well as a plethora of restaurants from around the globe, museums, theater, music venues, and more entertainment options. The building is just a short walk to the Smithsonian Museums, Capitol One Arena, Chinatown, the National Gallery of Art, The National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and more. On-site amenities include an expansive rooftop terrace with views of the Washington Monument, an outdoor swimming pool and grilling area, and multiple outdoor seating/dining areas. There is a private theatre, a party/club room for hosting large gatherings, and two fully equipped gyms. With the ease of 24/7 security at the buildingâs front desk, as well as additional amenities like a business center, conference room, and on-site management, The Lafayette remains one of DCâs most sought-after residential buildings. Along with the rooftop terrace, the ground level of the building features a lushly landscaped courtyard, providing plenty of outdoor space for residents to enjoy fresh air, sunshine, and green space. Garage parking is available to rent for a monthly fee. The Lafayette is a pet-friendly community and is approved for both FHA and VA financing. The Lafayette provides you with the home you deserve for the best of DC living! Features of this home: An entry foyer with a double coat closet welcomes you home and leads you into a light-filled 810sf of super-spacious living. The open living and dining room is both long and wide and provide great space and flexibility to personalize your living design. Two large living room south-facing windows allow an abundance of sunlight to fill this home and showcase views of downtown DC. Blonde bamboo floors flow throughout this home and brighten it up even more. The main living areas are accented with elegant crown molding and built-in bookshelves. The kitchen is open to the dining area with a dual-purpose breakfast and serving bar. The Espresso cabinet kitchen is gorgeously appointed with granite countertops, a custom backsplash, modern lighting, modern stainless steel appliances, and an abundance of cabinet & pantry storage. The laundry room with front-loading washer & dryer provides additional storage. The large bathroom provides great storage and countertop space with its expansive vanity. A large oval soaking tub with a rain showerhead provides a relaxing spa-like experience at home. The king-size bedroom oasis provides a serene sleeping retreat and is complete with a large walk-in closet with custom organization. The bedroom and the living room provide space for a home office. The windows are outfitted with custom top-down bottom-up window treatments. This home is complete with Central HVAC(installed in 2121.) The monthly condo fee of $578.43 includes water/sewer, trash/recycling, building insurance, reserve funds, building operations, 24/7 front desk/security, on-site management, grounds maintenance, snow removal, and community amenities.
Don't miss this amazing opportunity for a 15th floor penthouse unit in The Pennsylvania! A blank canvas and move-in ready, this could be your new home or pied-Ã-terre right in the heart of Penn Quarter. Embrace a European lifestyle in DC, just steps from iconic restaurants, historic theaters, the National Mall, Chinatown, and the Verizon Center. This light filled condo with a washer/dryer in unit and an expansive balcony has everything you need. Walk into the lobby from the removed Indiana Ave where you are greeted by a tenured and warm concierge, 24/7. The amenities are full-service with secure package delivery, dry cleaning services and a very large gym featuring all new equipment. A full locker room with showers and even a sauna are on the lower floor. The recently updated rooftop is spacious with a charming tower gazebo and spectacular views of the Capitol. Rental parking spaces are available although public transportation is very accessible. A quick, 3 minute walk to Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro Station for access to the green and yellow metro lines, a less than 10 minute walk to Gallery Pl-Chinatown Metro Station for access to the red, green and yellow metro lines without transfers. Conveyances include an extra storage unit. There is currently a TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY with two adjacent units available for sale on the penthouse floor with an adjoining balcony (#1501 & #1502). Interested in having the ease of a loved one live next door? Or even combine the two units into one! - We have an architect and a contractor on hand who have previously combined several other units in The Pennsylvania. The residential entrance is on the NORTH SIDE of the building, on the corner of Indiana Ave NW & 6th St.
Rarely available penthouse level one bedroom, one bathroom condominium in one of Penn Quarterâs finest luxury buildings, with sought after SOUTH ( E Street) facing private balcony. This wonderful light-filled 'corner' unit boasts an open floor plan with beautiful wood floors. The large living room is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing.There is a spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite, a breakfast bar, and table space. The roomy bedroom features a walk-in closet and dual entrance bathroom. Recessed lighting throughout! NEW HVAC in 2018. Washer and Dryer in the unit...The pet friendly building amenities include 24-hour/7-day front desk, rooftop terrace with grills, fitness center, inviting courtyard/gardens, and club/party room. Location, location, location....Convenience and accessibility abound in this high-energy, centrally located neighborhood with amenities at your fingertips â restaurants, shopping, bars, music venues, The National Mall (museums, galleries, monuments), The Capital One Arena, and more! Metro and bus lines galore (Metro Center-Blue, Orange, Red, Silver & National Archive Metro-Green & Yellow). Walk Score of 97! The low condo fee includes water, sewer and gas (heat & cooking). Offers by 12 noon Tuesday March 28th.
Rarely does a PERFECT condo in an AMAZING location, show up on the market, and this home is the ONE! Are you looking to live in the HEART of our nation's capital, just minutes from the world-famous LANDMARKS such as the Monument, Capitol, or Smithsonian Museum collection, and a few blocks away from the President's residence on Pennsylvania Ave? Maybe while behind the doors of the grand and HISTORIC buildings, politics and power take precedence, you may find yourself dining in renowned Michelin stars RESTAURANTS nearby, just to ignite your senses, or you could take a stroll to the nearby coffee shops, catch a play in one of the local THEATERS, enjoy ART in the National Gallery, Freer Gallery, Arthur M. Sackler Hirshhorn Museum, Sculpture Garden and the Corcoran. Visit the Library of Congress, the legendary and newly renovated Air and Space Museum, Natural History, and American History to name a few, or dance your heart away at the World Tour Concert of your favorite artist- just around the corner at the Verizon Center. At the end of a long day, your HOME welcomes you. Your PRIVATE OASIS in the middle of the city where you recharge and restore. Your condo is flooded in SUNLIGHT during the day and offers a lovely courtyard exposure with lush views from your 9th-floor private balcony. Perfect open-style layout, with spacious kitchen and bathroom, extra added custom CLOSETS and storage spaces throughout, wall-to-wall Berber carpet, granite countertops, and newly upgraded appliances (washer and dryer 2019, HVAC unit with UV light 2022, Hot Water Heater 2018). All this is located in the ultimate LUXURY buildings of The Lafayette and Clara Barton with well-known amenities. Sparkling rooftop swimming pool with lovely gardens, panoramic views of the city skyline, 4th of July fireworks, and fabulous grilling areas- perfect for gatherings! Underground PARKING for rent or walk to one of the many METRO stops nearby! Two 24 h front desks, party rooms, a cozy library, 2 fully equipped gyms, a 20-seat private movie theater, and a professional business center. This luxury condo is truly a RARE FIND, offering the perfect combination of city living and peaceful sanctuary. Welcome home!
Unbelievable storage in this intelligently updated and upgraded studio at the coveted Clara Barton Condos. This perfect pied-Ã-terre or investment property, has amazing outdoor space with 2 balconies overlooking the serene courtyard for the utmost in restful sleep. Far more storage than most 1 bedrooms in DC. All closets have high end Elfa organizing systems with wood trim and drawer systems making each closet that much more efficient and purposeful. The bathroom has been upgraded with a high end glass tub enclosure and bidet/toilet combo. LED lighting throughout this condo for the utmost in energy efficiency and green technology. Newer appliances and HVAC unit to ensure years of enjoyment without further investment. In-unit washer/dryer. Beautiful, Porcelanosa brand, wood look tile, will provide years of maintenance free and chic living. The kitchen has ample storage, granite countertop with breakfast bar to sit at, and the exhaust fan vents outside, very rare and very necessary. The living room may have the most intriguing aspect of this unit, with the solid wood murphy bed/dining table/work desk/storage closet system that allows for a multitude of configurations to suit your living needs. All of this and the finest amenities in DC with a rooftop pool, BBQ area, massive courtyard, 24 hour concierge, state of the art gym, business center, resident movie room, and easy access to Metro and the National Mall. Literally all of the best restaurants in DC are outside your front door, not to mention all of the museums and an easy walk to the Capitol or K St law firms. On site rental parking is the only parking option for all residents in this condo building.
Welcome home! Motivated seller offering 3 months of condo fee payments Town house stye living in the heart of the city! Contemporary, sunny and conveniently located, split-level, luxury living at the boutique Ventana Condominium in the heart of Penn Quarter. The spacious and sunny main level features an open floorplan perfect for relaxing and entertaining. A gourmet kitchen with granite surfaces, a breakfast bar, large study area perfect for a home office setup, a powder room, and tons of storage throughout. A balcony off of the living room is the perfect place for your morning cup of coffee and provides lovely city views. The upper level features two quiet and spacious bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The primary bedroom offers floor to ceiling windows with million dollar city views, an ensuite spa-inspired bathroom with a luxurious shower, dual vanities, and a large walk-in closet. This home is freshly painted with recent updates ( BRAND NEW hardwood floors throughout and recently replaced) HVAC unit) and fully move-in ready! The Ventana is a pet-friendly elevator building, with professional management, a helpful on-site concierge, a small library to share favorite reads, a bike and fitness room. The building is superbly located in the heart of Downtown/Penn Quarter, making it an ideal home base for work and play in Washington DC. Enjoy world-class dining, shopping, cultural and entertainment venues just a leisurely stroll from your front door. Catch a Caps or Wizards game or a concert at Capitol One Arena. Take in a show at the National Theater, Ford's Theater or the Warner Theater, all within just blocks. Enjoy an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery or one of the Smithsonian Museums on the National Mall. Dine at Zaytinya or Jaleo or Rasika or the endless other dining options. National landmarks are in and around your neighborhood (e.g., the White House, Treasury, FBI Building, Old Executive Office Building, National Archives, and more). Ditching the car is so easy and commuting anywhere within the DMV is a breeze because transportation options abound, including 5 Metro stations within a few short blocks (with Red, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Green & Silver lines), several Metrobus stops close by, and plentiful car, bike, and scooter share options. This is the best of city living and not to be missed. the trendiest restaurants, bars, and shopping.
LOCATION! SOPHISTICATION! CULTURE! CONVENIENCE! BEST WALKABLE LOCATION IN DC! FROM ART GALLERIES, SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS, FINE DINING, THEATERS LIVE AND MOTION PICTURES. SHOPPING FROM BUDGET TO HIGH END,. YET WE HAVEN'T BEGUN THE CONVERSATION ON A VERY PRESTIGIOUS BUILDING KNOWN AS THE CLARA BARTON! THE GRANDEUR OF THIS BUILDING IS MOST IMPRESSIVE. LIVING HERE GIVES YOU AMENITIES THAT ONLY CONTINUE TO IMPRESS. CONFERENCE ROOM, CINEMA VIEWING ROOM W/RECLINING MOVIE CHAIRS, SPACIOUS GYM, PARTY ROOM WITH BILLIARDS, ROOF TOP POOL (SEASONAL), ON SITE MANAGEMENT, PRISTINE IN AND OUT REASONABLE CONDO FEE. THERE ARE NO DEEDED PARKING SPACES, HOWEVER, PARKING IS $285/MONTH, 6 MONTH PARKING WITH ACCEPTABLE OFFER . UNION STATION IS 6 BLOCKS AWAY AND LOTS OF METRO ACCESS. CALLFOR PERSONAL SHOWING. NEW HVAC!
Stunning Studio with a Prestigious Address in the heart of Penn Quarter located within steps of the National Mall and blocks to the Capitol and White House. Tall windows ensure ample natural light. The open floor plan features hardwood floors. You will be surprised by the customized closets outfitted to maximize space and functionality. The Chef's kitchen is the crown jewel here and includes plenty of cabinetry, upgraded exotic granite, built-in step stool, stainless steel appliances, and a kitchen island for flexible dining. In-unit washer and dryer makes everyday living a breeze. This amenity rich building is pet-friendly (40lb limit with breed restrictions) and features a 24/7 security/front desk, luxury lobby, fitness center, and a Rooftop Terrace with terrific city views of the Capitol. Rental Parking with direct and secured access to the building is available for $310/month. Residents can receive a reduction in the taxes associated with paying for parking. With a Walk Score of 94 you are within blocks to the metro and many historical sites and attractions including the Smithsonian Museums, White House, The Capitol, and Capital One Arena.
HUGE price adjustment. We listened to the market! This is a wonderful 905 sq ft, one bedroom apartment with 1 1/2 baths in the heart of Penn Quarter. It is steps from the National Mall and blocks to the Capitol and White House. It has a Walk Score of 94! It is also steps to Metro, Museums, Restaurants and various theaters! The bathrooms have been updated and a brand new HVAC system was just installed. The apartment boasts a good sized kitchen (not a galley kitchen!) with stainless steel appliances and a stacked washer/dryer. This luxury condominium has a 24/7 front desk and security, a luxury lobby, a fitness center, and a Rooftop Terrace with drop dead views of the Capitol. Rental parking with direct and secured access to the building is available for all residents. It is also pet friendly. VA approved condominium.
Welcome to this stunning 15th floor penthouse unit in The Pennsylvania! Move-in ready with a spacious 30 ft long balcony with views of the Washington Monument and Navy Memorial - watch July 4th fireworks from your own balcony! Recently renovated, a perfect blend of contemporary and traditional, ready for you to add your own aesthetic. Lots of natural light throughout the day thanks to the NW exposure. This luxurious unit features plush engineered carpet, a walk-in closet, custom EuroDesign built-ins, washer/dryer in unit and floor to ceiling mirrors. The kitchen, beautifully appointed with all new appliances, is perfect for gourmet meal prep with a new induction stove-top range with air fry. The unit was meticulously maintained and is painted in lavish, custom Benjamin Moore paint. Conveyances include two electric fireplaces and an extra storage unit. 3D virtual tour available! Walk into the lobby from the removed Indiana Ave where you are greeted by a tenured and friendly concierge, 24/7. The amenities are full-service with secure package delivery, dry cleaning services and a very large gym featuring all new equipment. A full locker room with showers and even a sauna are on the lower floor. The recently updated rooftop lounge is spacious with a charming tower gazebo and views of the Capitol. Rental parking spaces are available although public transportation is very accessible. A quick, 3 minute walk to Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro Station for access to the green and yellow metro lines, a less than 10 minute walk to Gallery Pl-Chinatown Metro Station for access to the red, green and yellow metro lines without transfers. There is currently a TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY with two adjacent units available for sale on the penthouse floor with an adjoining balcony (#1501 & #1502). Interested in having the ease of a loved one live next door? Or even combine the two units into one! - We have an architect and a contractor on hand who have previously combined several other units in The Pennsylvania. The residential entrance is on the NORTH SIDE of the building, on the corner of Indiana Ave NW & 6th St.
SPRING SAVINGS! Enjoy stunning views of the Capitol Dome from the Living Room and Primary Bedroom! Light filled - THREE exposures, ELEVEN windows - thoughtfully updated Two Bedroom, Two Bath unit with an open Custom Kitchen for the chef and a dramatic Gallery Entry Hall, let the parties begin! Superbly situated on a high floor in the corner "Tower" of The Pennsylvania, luxury condominium residences on the Avenue of Presidents boasting 24/7 front desk, well equipped gym and roof deck with absolutely spectacular monument views! Mere steps to Metro, museums, Michelin starred restaurants, sports venues, and shopping - urban living at its best. Rental Garage Parking Guaranteed * One Pet to 40 lbs allowed * VA Financing OK!
FOR SALE: A Bright, Spacious Studio Home with a Walk-Out Balcony is now available for sale in the Clara Barton - Lafayette Condominiums. The home has Updated Stainless Steele Appliances, Granite Counter Tops, a Breakfast Overhang Bar, Under Cabinet Ambient Lighting. and a Garbage Disposal system in the kitchen. There is Blonde Wood Flooring throughout the living spaces of the home. The spacious Bathroom has an updated Marble Vanity, and a Glass shower door. Two large Closets provide plenty of storage in this studio. The home has access to a high-speed internet connection for flat $50 a month fee (200 mbps down / 300 mpbs up) and much more. Building features: Rooftop pool, professional grade grill, dining areas with views of the Washington Monument, Capitol, and July 4th fireworks. 2 Fully outfitted fitness center with new equipment. Secure building with 24/7 front desk; concierge and dry cleaning service. Party room with flat screen TV. Business center. Movie theater room available for tenant use. Quiet, landscaped interior courtyard. Indoor garage parking available below the building, with direct access elevators. ($275/month). The Clara Barton and Lafayette Condominiums are an exclusive, full-amenity residential community, situated in the vibrant, historic Penn Quarter neighborhood. It is located only a few blocks from the National Mall, so you can wander through the Smithsonian Museums, enjoy coffee at the Portrait Gallery, have lunch at the Sculpture Garden, stroll through the Botanical Gardens, shop in the heart of the retail district, dine at one of many award-winning local restaurants, enjoy free summer concerts at Navy Memorial, or take in a show at many local theater or playhouses -- it is all within walking distance! There are three metro stations nearby (Gallery Place, Archives and Judiciary Square) and we are just mere blocks to two highway underpasses that will take you onto 695 that connects to 395 (for access to VA) and 295 for (for access to MD). The Condo's location provides unrivaled access to the very best of what the Capital City has to offer.
Welcome home to the highly coveted Pennsylvania! Enter through the secure, residents-only entrance and take the elevator up to your south-facing, 14th floor gem. Flooded with natural light from an entire wall of windows, this 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath residence has been tastefully upgraded throughout. The space will not disappoint with its Brazilian cherry hardwoods, high-end stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, new full-sized stackable washer and dryer, convenient half bath for guests, instant hot water dispenser, and tech upgrades including a Nest thermostat and USB outlets in every room. There is ample storage space and the residence even includes a private storage unit on the P3 level. Steps from the National Mall and situated along âAmericaâs Main Streetâ, the luxurious Pennsylvania condo building offers unparalleled access to some of DCâs best dining, entertainment, museums, and transportation with three Metro stations nearby (Green, Yellow & Red lines within a three block radius). Enjoy a workout in the brand new, state-of-the-art fitness center (with sauna), watch the 4th of July fireworks on the newly renovated roof terrace, chat with the friendly 24/7 security & concierge staff, utilize the valet laundry service and access the private driveway for pick-ups, loading & unloading. Note that secure underground parking is also available for rent. Come enjoy city living at its finest! Also a great investment opportunity across from the new Johns Hopkins University DC campus scheduled to open in the Fall of 2023.
Incredible opportunity at one of the districtâs most exclusive addresses, The Residences at Market Square. Highlighted by floor to ceiling windows with stunning south facing views of the Washington Monument, Naval War Memorial and more. This two bedroom plus den and two full bath unit is perfect for a discerning buyer who can choose to lightly refresh or fully modernize to taste. Over 1600sqft of efficiently laid out and well proportioned rooms. The sweeping private terrace offers unparalleled outdoor entertainment spaceâ¦you will want to be in this unit for all of DCâs best public celebrations down Penn Ave as well as Fourth of July Fireworks! Amenities include onsite management, concierge service, roof top deck, a gym on the same floor as this unit, sauna, and under ground parking is available for rent. A LEED certified building designed with a neoclassical facade, the Residences at Market Square offer ultimate access to DCâs finest restaurants, shopping, Smithsonian museums, and so much more. Opportunities like these are hard to come by, donât miss your chance!
Welcome to The Ventana, a boutique condominium building in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. This beautiful single bedroom/bath residence features an open floorpan with premium finishes including hardwood floors, stainless appliances, granite kitchen bar and countertops, marble bath floors, and washer/dryer. This pet-friendly building boasts a fitness center, library, and concierge service. You will enjoy living in the heart of Penn Quarter with direct access to all of its restaurants and entertainment venues with the National Mall, Smithsonian, and museums/monuments only steps away.