Just listed! Extremely rare and special opportunity in the heart of Georgetown! One of the few true estates in Georgetown! This property, which includes 11,100 square feet of living space spans over 0.68 acres of impeccably designed gardens, multiple out buildings, a pool, a parking lot, greenhouses and more. The 10 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom main residence features three stunning public rooms which include the parlor, library, and dining room, an
Four-story Federal style home with nearly 11,000-square-feet of living space. Generous foyer leads to exceptional large scale entertaining spaces. The residence has a large library, formal living room with 21~ ceilings, elegant formal dining room, open gourmet kitchen and family room. Third level features 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths, and the master suite occupies the entire 4th level with two full baths, sitting room, and private roof deck.
The striking revitalization of 1315 31st St NW is a beautiful collaboration of designers and craftsmen, ultimately culminating in a paramount residence that discreetly blends in with the stately streetscape of Georgetown, while at the same time exuding an unforgettable, contemporary interior. Completely detached and just one of two homes on this block, this home has been remastered to suit nearly every lifestyle. Spanning approximately 7,200
Stylish, spacious and sophisticated 200 year old Federal on prestigious N Street in the West Village of Georgetown. Over 7,000 square feet of elegant living space on 5 floors. Welcoming entrance foyer, double hung windows on the reception level, tall ceilings with magnificent crown moldings, gleaming wood floors, and high style fireplaces with Egyptian marble mantles in the double parlor. 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 3 half baths, and 6 overall
1688 31st St NW, known as The Taft Mansion, is a legendary Georgetown home ideally sited between Tudor Place and Dumbarton Oaks on one of the most sought-after streets in Washington, DC. Since 1870, the Taft Mansion has been the scene of countless elegant parties, sophisticated dinners and stylish fundraisers where Presidents, Political Leaders, Cabinet Members, Supreme Court Justices and Ambassadors rubbed elbows with business tycoons,
NYC-Style in DC Georgetown. Stunning 3,538 sq.ft. of contemporary light-filled space in prestigious 1055 High/Georgetown, located in the Georgetown Waterfront community. 3BR, library, 3.5 baths, 2 garage parking + storage and large private terrace. Expansive MBR suite overlooking bustling city life and beautiful canal. Pristine designer closets, serene spa-inspired baths, gourmet kitchen. Rooftop heated pool, fitness room, garden lounge,
Sought after Wormley Row. NEWLY BUILT in 2013, this classic federal with high ceilings, abundant light, specialty millwork and ELEVATOR was the builders MODEL HOME and includes speciality upgrades throughout. This captivating residence offers the best in Georgetown living with every modern convenience imaginable. A TOTAL OF FIVE BEDROOMS, FOUR FULL BATHS, plus TWO POWDER ROOMS. Custom finishes include wide plank reclaimed oak wood floors,
Turn Key!! No detail has been overlooked, no surface has been left untouched during the two year renovation of this gorgeous 5 Bedroom, 5.5 bath East Village Residence. This is a true Linda Battalia Renovation, and exemplifies the attributes that she has become well known for. By using the highest quality materials and the finest workmanship, she has designed a residence that fits the 21st century lifestyle. The main entrance opens to an
Prominently presiding at the corner of Prospect and Bank Street, Georgetowns historic Wormley School offers only a few discerning residents unparalleled curb appeal, privacy, and sophistication, all within close proximity of the best restaurants and shopping in Washington. Penthouse 6 boasts over 4,500 square feet across two-floors with rich hardwood flooring, soaring ceiling heights and timeless finishes & treatments throughout. The main
One-of-a-kind waterfront penthouse with 3 bedrooms plus den and 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, three fireplaces, luxurious master bath, 2-car parking. Full service class A building.
Elegant detached Georgetown residence featuring historical architectural details, combined with modern amenities and systems. The main level includes a gracious foyer, light-filled formal living room with 8~ windows and a fireplace, library or office with a fireplace, formal dining room, and an eat-in kitchen with an exposed brick wall and breakfast area. The second floor has a spacious master suite with a fireplace and luxurious bathroom with
This beautiful residence offers over 2,500 square feet of updated living space with serene views of the C&O Canal. The floor to ceiling windows provide the home with abundant natural light throughout. There is an expansive open floor plan that offers a large living room with a fireplace, newly renovated chef's kitchen by Barnes Vanze Architects, generously sized dining room, a den/family room, and large private outdoor terrace with natural
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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