From Foxhall to Arlington, these exciting homes are scorching the real estate market.
The Foxhall neighborhood in Northwest DC is renowned for its mature trees, rolling hills and jaw-dropping estates. This 9,100-square-foot charmer is located inside Foxhall’s exclusive Phillips Park community that includes nearly 200 acres of parkland along its border. Bonus: The secluded community is minutes from Georgetown, the Key Bridge and downtown DC. This five-bedroom, five-bathroom custom home features an open floor plan, 10-foot ceilings, a chef’s kitchen and a family room with a gorgeous hearth. Homeowners can expect a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor living, accented by a 20-foot wall of windows with an opening to a private terrace. The exceptionally crafted lower level has an impressive indoor basketball court with stadium seating, a media room, a wine cellar and an exercise room. There are two more bedrooms on this level, including a full nanny suite with a galley kitchen and separate access to the garden. This residence also features two separate garages: a one-car garage and a two-car garage with a car lift. $6.3 million, 2100 Dunmore Lane NW, Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, 202.271.3344, sothebysrealty.com
For those dreaming of fresh air, vibrant greenery and sensational views of the city, look no further than this recently constructed opportunity. On a quiet Arlington cul-de-sac, a new home awaits. All of this can be customized to exquisite detail. Joy Design + Build—the Aurora Award-winning firm responsible for many of McLean’s finest homes—envisions this 6,404-square-foot property as a modern masterpiece, outfitted with the latest finishes and appliances. The five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, which flood the kitchen, library and living room with light and views of the nearby landscape. For ultimate luxury and accessibility, an elevator can be added to all three sprawling floors. Design a dream home now for a little more than $3 million. 4A N. Ridgeview Road, Arlington, Lisa B. Joy and Leo Watts, McEnearney Associates, 703.408.3450, 202.525.7156, mcenearney.com
Built in 1885, this restored Victorian rowhouse retains its vintage charm with all of the modern amenities. Located steps from embassies, luscious green spaces and tantalizing restaurants, the property contains five bedrooms and four bathrooms across its sweeping four stories. Through the grand foyer, the draw is the spacious living room, where the fireplace gleams through the turret windows. On the first floor, find a grand dining room ideal for hosting guests, plus a gourmet kitchen equipped with professional-grade stainless steel appliances. A staircase leads to an enchanting library and a spectacular owner's suite, which flaunts a walk-in closet and bathroom with a generous shower. Host visitors in the finished lower level, which has a guest suite, complete with an en suite bedroom, kitchen, living room, dining area and extra half-bathroom. $2,245,000, 1613 Riggs Place NW, Jennifer Smira, Compass, 202.340.7675, compass.com
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