511 Seward Sq Se, WASHINGTON


4 Beds
3½ Baths
3,375 Sqft
.04 Acre
0 Parking

BACK ON THE MARKET OPPORTUNITY! This classic and elegant Queen Anne-style, bay front brick house was built in 1890, with many original features and details still exquisitely preserved today with a modern touch. Original details abound from its carved, cherry and oak staircase, pocket doors, the high tin covered ceilings to the richly covered English William Morris walls of the salon, living room and formal dining room with fireplaces and dry bar. All embraced by three sparkling & stunning chandeliers and the original cast iron radiators providing comforting warmth. The finishing touch on the Main Floor is the home's French country kitchen with commercial grade appliances and granite central island providing Ample space for cocktails, preparing a feast or casual dining. Kitchen features include a prep sink, seating, ample cabinets and a pantry for storage and wine racks. Additionally a back staircase for late night snacking. This all sits adjacent to a summer porch leading to a seclusive patio and garden. As the two staircases lead you to the second floor you will find your main bedroom with fireplace and continued elegance in two additional bedroomw with high tin ceilings and classic wall coverings. The final touch is the second floor is the spacious living area/study or even 4th Bedroom with carved wood mantel, built ins and original woodwork. All this and also offering a full view of the US Capitol Dome from its bay window! Finally this one-of-a-kind home, offers a fully functioning lower floor guest suite with street and patio accessibility. A recent quality addition to the home it offers separate entertaining and sleeping quarters, a kitchen line, bathroom, den/bonus room in the rear, and two fireplaces. Note nearby garage parking for rent if desired. Convenient to Brent School, METRO, parks & playground, this premier Capitol Hill home lies a stones throw to US Capitol, and the restaurants, shops and entertainment of Eastern Market, Barracks Row and Pennsylvania Avenue. Truly, this extraordinary home defines the Capital Hill Classic. Note Realty Agent Co Listing Has Ownership interest in Property.

Essential Information
MLS® #DCDC2016746
Full Baths3
Half Baths1
Square Footage3,375
Year Built1890
StyleVictorian, Other
StatusActive Under Contract
Community Information
Address511 Seward Sq Se
Zip Code20003

Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, CeilngFan(s), Crown Molding, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Pantry, Upgraded Countertops, Shades/Blinds, Wine Storage, Wood Floors, Curved Staircase, Additional Stairway, Bar, Wainscotting, Soaking Tub


Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Water Available


City, Park/Greenbelt, Trees/Woods

Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Traditional
HeatingHot Water, Radiator, Radiant
CoolingCentral A/C
# of Fireplaces4
# of Stories3
Has BasementYes

Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven/Range-Gas, Refrigerator, Water Heater, Commercial Range


Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Flue for Stove, Corner, Wood, Metal


Connecting Stairway, Daylight, Partial, Front Entrance, English, Full, Fully Finished, Heated, Improved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Rear Entrance, Windows

ExteriorBrick and Siding
Exterior Features

Exterior Lighting, Street Lights, Sidewalks, Porch(es), Patio, Wood Fence


Concrete Perimeter, Brick/Mortar



Additional Information
Condo Fees$0
HOA Fees$0
Listing Details
OfficeColdwell Banker Realty
Property History
Status Changed from Active to Active Under Contract
Price Reduced from $2,225,000 to $2,219,000

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Listing information last updated on December 3rd, 2021 at 11:03am EST.