Discreetly veiled by ivy and a majestic magnolia tree, Brooke House presides prominently over Upper Georgetown from one of the finest locations in Washington. Once a part of the neighboring Evermay Estate and former home to Senator Ted Kennedy, the original property dates to 1887. Behind the house, formal gardens yield to views of the magnificent grounds of Evermay, one of the most important gardens in the city. The scale and quality of Brooke
BREATHTAKING GEORGETOWN WATERFRONT PENTHOUSE! Rare opp. to own 1 of 6 apts in a distinguished & private bldg! Extraordinary 6,000 sf penthouse feat. 2 levels of impeccably designed living space by Richard Williams + an additional 3,500 sf of outdoor terraces w/pool directly overlooking Potomac River & iconic Washington monuments! Ideal residence for grand fam living & large scale entertaining!
Rarely available, stately detached corner residence in the heart of Georgetown. Extensive high-end renovation completed in 2017. Gracious entertaining rooms, expanded gourmet kitchen, large family room, sunroom, mudroom, wine cellar, generous master suite with luxurious bath and dressing room, expansive limestone terraces & gardens. Elevator to all levels and two-car garage.
This sublime penthouse is located in a highly sought-after tier of The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, where dazzling Potomac River and monument views fill the expansive windows. It features a pleasant and highly functional plan with four exposures, 11-foot ceilings on the main level, and generously scaled rooms throughout. Amazing terraces and roof gardens provide extraordinary opportunities for outdoor enjoyment and unsurpassed
One-of-a-kind waterfront penthouse with spectacular panoramic riverscape from 5,000 sqft terrace: private heated pool and spa with waterfall, fountain, extensive gardens, abundant elegant outdoor living and dining venues. Thoroughly custom architectural masterpiece with generously scaled rooms, fireplaces in four, luxurious master with his & her baths, 3-car parking. Full service class A building.
Stunning views of Potomac River, Kennedy Center and Washington from this one of a kind waterfront condo. Huge two level condo Penthouse with over 5,000 sq.ft. living space. Gourmet Kitchen, 4 Gas FP, Au-Pair/in-law Suite, 2 large Terraces and private elevator, 24 Security, VIP Concierge Service, Fitness Center, 3 Reserved Garage Parking and more.
Beautiful Federal style home in the heart of Georgetown boasts 5BR/5BA & 2HB & has hardwood floors throughout. Main level features soaring ceilings w/ a spacious living room, dining room, & library. The kitchen is flooded w/ light & has views of the rear garden. Master suite offers a separate sitting room w/ fireplace. Lower level has a gym, theater & incredible wine cellar. 2 car garage parking.
3263 N St is the Federal Jewel of Smith's Row, built during Thomas Jefferson's presidency, the period details & facade have been maintained for 200 yrs! Comprised of 6 lvls, rooms w high ceilings are flooded w south light & views of the garden. Magnificent living spaces, outdoors spaces, 3-car gar, 6 BRs, 5 full & 3 half BAs, elevator, exercise room, wine storage, carriage house, & more.
Light filled East Village Federal! Completely renovated w garage, pool, wonderful living & entertaining spaces. LR, DR, kit-fam room, PR and coat closet & access to garden, all on entry level. Incredible master suite, and 2 more BRs, a BA & office on the upper level. Playroom, 4th BR w BA, laundry room, second kitchen, storage room & access to garage and garden on LL.
OPEN SUN. 12/16 1-3PM. Last on the market 35 years ago, this quintessential Georgetown East Village Federal is a spectacular free standing property, beautifully preserved with many original details. The former home of American film actress Myrna Loy, it offers graceful entertaining space including a double parlor, a spacious library and charming south-facing garden with plunge pool. Newly installed elevator and two car tandem parking.
Superb elegant historic Federal home with high ceilings, amazing light & space. Glorious double living room with two fireplaces & room for grand piano. Glass wall with sliding doors to rear deck & secluded garden. Gracious DR also opens to patio. Kitchen with breakfast area. 6 br's, 5 1/2 ba's. Detached rear garage.
Since its inception the neighborhood has served as a social and economic hub and been a home to many popular restaurants, bars, and shops. The majority of commerce in Georgetown is focused around M St NW. The 8-block strip between the Key Bridge and Rock Creek Park houses a huge variety of upscale bars, restaurants, and shops, as well as some beautiful hotels and museums. The commercial corridor also flows north along Wisconsin Ave NW all the way to a neighborhood named Glover Park. If you’re looking to dine out at a classic Georgetown restaurant, we recommend 1789 for its upscale traditional American fare and Farmers & Fishers for their waterfront dining and menu from locally-sourced sustainable agriculture. Such institutions as Dean & Deluca, Jack Spade, Urban Outfitters, the Apple Store, Barney’s Co-op, and Massimo Dutti attract shoppers. If you want to get away from the bustle of the area, several parks surround Georgetown, including Dumbarton Oaks Park, Rock Creek Park, Foundry Branch Valley Park, and Georgetown Waterfront Park. Georgetown also represents one end of the Capital Crescent Trail, which runs along the old Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and ends up in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Georgetown is one of the most storied and iconic neighborhoods in all of Washington DC. It got its start as a shipping port with a prime location along the Potomac River in Maryland before the District of Columbia was conceived. At the time it was first settled in 1632, it was the furthest inland that ocean-faring boats could travel along the river. Historians differ on whether the area was named after King George II of England or after founders George Gordon and George Beall. Old-time Georgetown evokes images of fancily dressed settlers wandering gas-lit cobblestone streets.
A stroll through its historic streets is bound to reward you with up close and personal encounters with people and places of cultural significance. The Old Stone House on M St NW, dating back to 1765, is the oldest unchanged house in the District. Former and current residents include Thomas Jefferson, Francis Scott Key, Alexander Graham Bell, John F. Kennedy, John Kerry, Bob Woodward, and Madeleine Albright.
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In modern day Georgetown, nearly all the cobblestone streets and gas lamps are gone, yet much of the original charm and grandeur remain. If you’re interested in seeing what Georgetown looked like a century ago, check out P St NW or O St NW west of Wisconsin Ave NW, where the old cobblestones and streetcar tracks have been restored to their original grandeur. Real estate in Georgetown is some of the most expensive in the city. It is dominated by Federalist-style architecture of brick & frame rowhouses, with a few condominium options. A friendly rivalry has existed for decades between the East Village and the West Village, which are split by Wisconsin Ave NW. Georgetown University sits on the neighborhood’s western edge and for many years the West Village was known to be more popular with the college crowd. Along with nearby George Washington University, nearly 37,000 students are in the vicinity of the neighborhood each year. Today the West Village and East Village have a very similar look and feel. If you’re looking for a walkable neighborhood with charm, sophistication, and culture, Georgetown is tough to match.
Georgetown Transportation & Location
The neighborhood has no Metro stop, something that has been a hot topic for years. However, there are three Metro stations within walking distance of Georgetown, including Rosslyn and Foggy Bottom-GWU on the Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines and Dupont Circle on the Red. Two Circulator bus routes, Rosslyn-Georgetown-Dupont and Georgetown-Union Station, help connect the neighborhood to these Metro stops and the District beyond them. There are also several Metrobus lines that run through Georgetown. While parking in the neighborhood might be as tough as anywhere in the city, the Key Bridge to I-66 West and the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Canal Rd NW, and Wisconsin Ave NW all provide good routes out of the city. Whitehurst Frwy NW and the Key Bridge (to I-66 East) offer good options for driving into downtown DC.
Georgetown is located in Northwest DC, and its borders are Rock Creek to the east, the Potomac River to the south, Georgetown University and 37th St NW to the west, and Whitehaven Pkwy NW, Dumbarton Oaks Park, and Rock Creek to the north.
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