2812 N St Nw, WASHINGTON

$7,900,000

6 Beds
6½ Baths
7,422 Sqft
.16 Acre
2 Parking

The Decatur House, located at 2812 N Street, NW, is extraordinary - even by the standards of the East Village of Georgetown which is filled with wonderful Federal mansions. This stunning and authentic 1779 brick residence still retains the glorious grounds that surrounded it when it was first built. In addition to visual magnificence it has a storied history which links the house to the national and colonial record of the United States. The house was the home of Susan Decatur who took refuge there after her husband, a Revolutionary War naval hero and Commodore of the Navy, was killed in a duel. Here, she entertained the dignitaries and the celebrities of the young America.

The house is filled with history and maintains much of its original floor plan and details, a rare trait. The house was completely renovated at the beginning of the current owner's tenure and has been faithfully maintained since then by the District's most skilled contractors and tradesmen. The facade is a perfect example of Federal architecture. The entire entry level has 12.5' ceilings. In proportion to this volume of space are the oversized windows and large fireplaces. The great drawing room is 34' long and flanked by two fireplaces and four sets of French doors which lead out to the covered porch. Beyond the great drawing room is the dining room which matches the grandeur and elegance of the previous space at almost 30' long.
There are three bedrooms including the primary bedroom and three full baths on the second floor. The entire floor has ceilings over 11', and two of the bedrooms have French doors opening to the south balcony.
The top floor of the house has two charming bedrooms of equal size. Each has two sets of south-facing dormers, its own full bath, and good closets and built-ins. There are two walk-in cedar closets at the end of the hallway, one with an original dormer window inside. The property also has off street parking for two cars.

Essential Information
MLS® #DCDC2064200
Price$7,900,000
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6.50
Full Baths6
Half Baths1
Square Footage7,422
Acres0.16
Year Built1799
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeTownhouse
StyleFederal
StatusActive
Community Information
Address2812 N St Nw
SubdivisionGEORGETOWN
CityWASHINGTON
CountyWASHINGTON-DC
StateDC
Zip Code20007
Amenities
ParkingPrk Space Cnvys
Parking Spaces2
Has PoolYes
Interior
HeatingRadiator
CoolingCentral A/C
# of Fireplaces4
# of Stories4
Stories4
Has BasementYes
Basement

Full, Fully Finished, Space For Rooms, Walkout Level, Daylight, Full, Rear Entrance, Connecting Stairway, Windows

Exterior
ExteriorBrick and Siding
FoundationStone
District

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Additional Information
ZoningRES
Condo Fees$0
HOA Fees$0
Office

Washington Fine Properties, LLC

Property History
Status Changed from Coming Soon to Active
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Listing information last updated on September 26th, 2022 at 6:03am EDT.