This stunning row house was built in 1896 & is signed in slab stone by its builder. This house boasts the original details. 5 bedrooms 3.5 bath house. Solid hardwood floors throughout. Parking for 3 cars in the back. 1 Bedroom English basement w/8 foot ceilings. The entire house, including the basement, is full of light. Front Yard has a Japanese Red Maple. Steps to Columbia Heights Metro, 14th Street retail, 11th Street restaurants & bars, & a short walk to Mount Pleasant, Adams Morgan & U Street. 97 Walk Score!
- FIRST LEVEL -
Entry Foyer with original floor plan layout, living room, stairway foyer with original chandelier, dining room with half bath, kitchen with back French Door entry leading to a 10~ x 17~ deck. Double front doors with noise canceling double-paned glass. The new front door of clear Douglas fir with a custom cut floral design & 4 frosted glass panes were installed in 2008. Vestibule flooring & walls were redone, with exposed brick. Period entry hall lamp fixture with violet tinted shades. Original two level inked oak mantel in the front room with original mirror, fireplace closed off & decorative floor panels put down over hearths.
New wiring & receptacles run to all first-floor renovations. New double paned sound canceling windows to the front & rear of the first floor, bath & kitchen. The Kitchen remodel was done in 2016 with cherry cabinets up to the ceiling, White Spring granite countertops, new appliances, & new tile floor. A new double French Doors with sound canceling double pane windows in the kitchen opens out onto the rear deck.
Kitchen remodel all walls built out & insulated with plumbing & electrical run to code. New under the counter led lighting & recessed ceiling lighting installed with the 2016 kitchen renovation. Original 10 light Chestnut pocket doors between main foyer & dining room so rooms can be separated have been left in place ~ they need to be tracked at the bottom. Heavy duty Hunter commercial ceiling fan in the dining room & spot track lighting. Original decorative Victorian heating grates have been left installed & do function. Half bath & fixtures installed on the first floor in 2001. Original Chestnut moldings have been left in place on doorways as much as possible & the entire stairway, raised panels, spindles, & newel posts are Chestnut & original left in place from the 1st to the 3rd floor.
- SECOND LEVEL -
Original Heart Pine Flooring. Original Victorian Heat vents remain in the front bedroom. New double paned noise canceling windows throughout the second floor. The original golden Chestnut mantel in the front bedroom with decorative scroll carving. Fireplace closed off & a decorative floor panel put down over the hearth. Heavy Duty Hunter Commercial ceiling fan in the front bedroom. All walls on the second floor built out & insulated with new wiring run. New renovated in 2002, with glass block & vent windows added to the outside alley for more light & venting. Bathroom with Shower on the second floor off the back bedroom. Rear enclosed sleeping porch with new ventless Dyna-glo natural gas heater. The enclosed sleeping porch has quarter sawn oak flooring. Anderson double-hung & casement windows installed in 2001. EPDM roofing 2010.
- THIRD LEVEL -
Original Heart Pine Flooring. Original Victorian Heat vents remain in the front bedroom. Two double paned skylights in the back bedroom. New double paned noise canceling windows throughout third floor 2015. All walls on the third floor have been built out & insulated. Bathroom with original deep bathtub venting & recessed spot lighting. English
- BASEMENT -
From the Back Entrance is the living room, kitchen, bath with shower, one back bedroom, long hallway, & front study/workroom. The drain systems were installed in at front basement private entrance & at the back private entrance in 2001. The basement apartment built out to code, with insulated walls & new windows. Has been continuously rented since 2001.
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