Two District homes, one on Capitol Hill and another near The Wharf, offer a mix of luxe and community.
The living room in this Capitol Hill home benefits from lots of natural light
CAPITOL HILL CHIC
Homeowners will adore this five-bedroom, 4 ½-bathroom townhouse, complete with two-car parking, on Capitol Hill. The exceptional home can be lived in as one or two units—the flexibility allows for using the extra space as an office, kids’ area, in-law suite or, alternatively, rental income. Visitors will immediately fall in love with the home’s soaring ceilings, hardwood floors and natural light. For functionality, expect lots of built-ins and smart storage to go along with custom touches like exceptional millwork and designer lighting. The roomy kitchen is perfect for entertaining, with Bosch and GE appliances, quartz counters and plenty of space for budding chefs to show off their culinary skills. The owner’s suite features a walk-in closet, roomy storage systems and a spalike en suite primary bath. For fall festivities, the outdoor space beckons with a rooftop deck that offers sweeping views of the Washington Monument. $1,875,000, 1351 C St. NE, Jenn Smira, Compass, 202.280.2060, jennsmira.com
The living room boasts high ceilings and exceptional views
The Southwest waterfront community is bustling, not only with nightlife and entertainment, but also with newly refurbished properties. This recently renovated townhome features four bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms with coveted off-street parking. Highlights of the open floor plan include hardwood floors, a wood-burning fireplace and south-facing floor-to-ceiling glass doors. The spacious and functional kitchen, situated near the home’s entry, boasts a massive waterfall island—perfect for hanging out with guests, game nights or even catching up on work. The light-filled bedrooms offer ample storage and closet space, along with sanctuary-like privacy. One of the biggest perks of the property is its completely finished basement with enough flexibility to serve as a media room, office or play area for children. An outdoor patio invites long evenings of celebrating life in this special neighborhood. $995,000, 620 G St. SW, Jenn Smira, Compass, 202.280.2060, jennsmira.com