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$519,500
 

4345 Douglas St Ne, WASHINGTON

6 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,690 SqFt
Welcome to Lily Pond's newest and most stunning renovation! Admire thoughtful finishes, off street parking, and a large yard ( with patio) - perfect for entertaining loved ones!The primary home features gorgeous moldings and gleaming floors throughout. The main level possesses a dazzling gourmet kitchen, dining room, powder room, and an amazingly spacious living room; perfect for entertaining guests. Upper level provides a full bath plus four
New
$399,900
 

4324 Ne Polk St Ne, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 1½ Baths, 888 SqFt
Newly renovated raw house in a prime location. Minutes away from the major highways, shopping centers (Costco/Lowes etc.) and Downtown D.C. This property is located next to the Kenilworth Park Aquatic Gardens in DC and walkable distance from Minnesota Ave & Deanwood Metro Stations. NEW: Appliances, Electrical with an updated electrical panel up to 200amps, Plumbing, Open kitchen with Quartz counter tops, Hardwood floors through out the
Reduced
$198,000
 

4515 Polk St Ne, WASHINGTON

Rare opportunity to develop 7,100 square feet of level vacant land near two metro stations, park, recreation centers, and Kenilworth Avenue in the Lily Ponds neighborhood of DC. Perfect for a Developer or Home Owner who would like to have it built to suit them. PLAT SURVEY PENDING FINAL SIGNATURE. No signage on property, but lot is freely accessible. Proof of funds or strong pre-approval letter (if financing) required for all offers.
New
$75,000
 

Kenilworth Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$70,000
 

Pine St Ne, WASHINGTON

DON'T MISS OUT! NEAR AQUATIC GARDENS.

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Kenilworth Features & Housing

Kenilworth may be best known for Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. They grew from the fascination of W.B. Shaw, a Civil War veteran, turned one-armed Treasury copy writer, with water lilies. Having purchased a large plot in what would become Kenilworth, he was known to have dug numerous ponds out of the marshland to accommodate his hobby, which shortly turned into a full-scale business. The gardens are known especially for their lotus flowers, able to survive because the ponds do not freeze to the floor in winter.

In Kenilworth's early days, single-family housing options consisted primarily of modest Colonials, Cape Cods, and bungalows, but most notable in the neighborhood are multi-family dwellings. Kenilworth Courts and its sister development, Parkside, were opened in the late 1950's and early 1960's to accommodate the continuing population increase. They were sturdily built garden style apartments, containing up to four bedrooms for larger families, and became known as the first public housing project sold to its residents.

Kenilworth Origins

Kenilworth was originally a tract of farmland in what was once the town of Benning, named for prominent planter and alleged former sea pirate, William Benning. The land was purchased by Allen Mallery in 1895 and named Kenilworth for the eponymous novel his wife had just read, chronicling the events at Kenilworth Castle in Elizabethan England. Kenilworth was platted and sold, eventually becoming popular among families with ties to the district who sought inexpensive land on which to build modest homes.

Kenilworth Transit & Location

Kenilworth has no Metro Station, however, Deanwood Metro Station on the Orange and Silver Lines is located just outside the Kenilworth border. The Anacostia Fwy (I-295) runs along the south eastern border of Kenilworth, enabling residents easy access into Washington city center, and quick access outside the District of Columbia to Maryland.

Kenilworth is bounded by Anacostia Ave NE to the north and west, Anacostia Fwy to the east, and Nash St NE to the south.

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Listing information last updated on February 18th, 2019 at 4:05pm EST.