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1238 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

1 Half
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: TTR Sotheby's International Realty, (202) 333-1212
Home> District of Columbia> Washington> 20002
This house has been lovingly taken care of & restored over 22 years w/this owner. The raised main level accessed by steel front steps provides the house w/extra privacy. The house features the original, restored hardwood floors. The seller also restored the chestnut & old growth Southern pine trim in the house back to its original unpainted beauty. The newel post on the staircase was reclaimed from a mansion in Philadelphia. The light globe fixtures in the foyer & hallway half bath came from a drug store that is over 100 years old. Entering the living room, you see the original, gorgeous exposed-brick wall. LED or incandescent recessed lights on dimmers highlight the gas fireplace in the raised brick hearth. Dimmers have been added throughout the house that allows you to tailor the light to your mood. The four ceiling fans are of mid-century design & bring a nice mix of new with the old. There is plenty of light & room for entertaining your friends & family. The separate dining room features a gorgeous brick wall & George Nelson mid-century ceiling bubble lamp. The kitchen has been completely renovated w/quartz countertops, white cabinets, Italian gas stove, German Liebherr refrigerator & beautifully restored pine hardwood floors. While the kitchen is new & modern, it also features original & period details like the exposed brick chimney & two hanging kitchen lights above the island which are solid brass from a turn-of-the-century railroad station. The house features high ceilings w/main level at 9â5â and upper level at 8â11.â The large back yard is fully enclosed w/a horizontal wood fence & features both a deck & separate fire pit area. A sliding wooden gate completely separates the two-car parking from the entertaining area & large garden. The backyard has extensive perennial landscaping, a peach tree (which produced over one hundred peaches in 2023), a blackberry bush & subtle exterior lighting. There is also an outdoor dog wash station for your furry friends! The 8â commercial garage door provides secure off-street parking. Up to three cars can be parked off-street by utilizing the graveled fire pit area if needed. The lower level has both front & rear access! The space features an updated in-law suite with a bedroom and full bathroom. The laundry is also located on this level. The upstairs features two large bedrooms. The front bedroom has a bump out where the turret is & would make for a great reading nook! The radiator in this front bedroom is not functional & has been left as a reminder of the houseâs original aesthetic. The full bathroom upstairs is large & elegant. There are several skylights in this home. The skylight over the stairs features a stained-glass window surrounded by restored wood moldings. The neighborhood features Queen Vic, Maketto, Granville Moore's & Big Board. Close to Gallaudet University, Whole Foods & Union Market. The Noma-Gallaudet metro stop is 1 mi from the house. Local shopping & restaurants include Aldi, Daru, Toki Underground, Bronze & Pursuit Wine Bar. Improvements: 1. Mini-splits, 2023. All are Bluetooth and remote-operated and can be operated individually. 2. New garage door components and motor, 2023. 3. New shades, 2023. 4. New appliances, 2023 â Liebherr fridge, Verona stove made in Italy. 5. New high tech roof including turret, 2021. 6. Washer and dryer new, 2018. 7. All smoke alarms are hardwired. 8. All three chimneys are tile lined and were rebuilt, 2010. 9. Water heater, 2008 â 40 gal GE Profile. 10. R30 insulation throughout attic, 2005. 11.
Townhouse, Victorian
2 Full/1 Half
0.05 Acres
Hot Water Heater, Gas Water Heater, Public Water S
Public Sewer
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Courtesy: TTR Sotheby's International Realty, (202) 333-1212
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