GDoN “exudes urban chic” edition

1731 Willard Street Northwest

This unit is located at 1731 Willard Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Stunning 1 BR condo just outside Adams Morgan/Dupont Circle exudes urban chic. Nearly entire unit renovated w/ keen attention to detail & functionality. Home boasts designer hdwd floors, crown molding, custom light fixtures & gas fireplace. Sleek kitchen includes custom cabinets w/ tons of org features, ss appliances, & exotic countertops. Bath is supurb w/ beautiful ceramic tile. Rooftop deck.”


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This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $397,000 ($282 monthly fee.)

11 Comment

  • Love the floors and the paint colors. I don’t know why they included the “police just finished searching” kitchen pictures, but it seems like a decent size for a small unit. I presume the rooftop deck is shared, but I’d say good deal in this market.

    • I had the same initial thought re the open kitchen doors, but I think the intent was to show the internal organization features (e.g., lazy-Susan, the cutlery drawer).

  • Is it permissible to have a fireplace with zero clearance to a wall?

    • Really poor placement and it’s probably always been there. Ugly splashes and counters (the look is too busy overall and instantly dated), but well organized space.

  • i say good deal. the low monthly fee is especially appealing.

    • also impressed with understanding that it’s a small space and the attempt to provide organization and multifunctional areas

  • I went to the open house for the unit above this one (#201) and the layout worked surprisingly well given the square footage and the awkwardly shaped kitchen.

  • IDGI: Vessel sink alert!
    I am still in disbelief at the popularity of super-busy backsplashes. And in this case, the granite (?) countertops also have a sort of pattern, so the combined effect is even busier.

  • I used to live on this street and loved it so much. We moved out to Manor Park to get a semi-detached house with a yard, but if I were dogless/childless and looking for a walkable place to own, this would rank high. The tile backsplashes in the kitchen & bathroom are my only concerns – so busy, so ugly – but those can be fixed without much trouble.

  • more like “exudes generic chic”

  • Are Cable Railings up to code on a roof deck? I thought those needed to be solid. If code-worthy, maybe I’ll consider changing mine from ugly solid wall.
    Looks great. What is the pigeon hole in the wall for?

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