Washington, DC


via Bright MLS

Thanks to the many, many readers who requested we take a closer look at this gem in the rear of 210 10th Street, SE:

“Can you please find out the story behind this amazing (time capsule? Cowboy theme?) house? I’ll cry if this is bought and then turned into a luxury condos.”


via Bright MLS

The Bright MLS listing says:

“Master Craftsmanship of glass, Stone and Steel. Exotic Woods, Native Stones from Virginia and Minnesota, Black Granite, Italian Tiles, Repurposed Antiques, This Home consists of two apartments, a ‘Tiny’ house, with wonderful enthralling details. MGM , Disney, Gaudi and Newton (and Nicholas Cage would stall and wail at the style. Designed and Built by Charles Gessford in 21-Aug-1893, the building is a fortress. Car wheel bearings hold the 270 pound entry door. Synchronized bike bearings open the upper kitchen dining area. I(metal eye) beams provide the base for the stone staircase to the second floor. Survivalists could feel secure from most of the SWAT vehicles immediately available, it is a solid fortress.

Built ins are hidden surprising well schooled inspection. The blending of many different metals . Glasses, and stones with technology and electricity is thrilling .Call your agent, this home offers a potential income from rent of one of the bedrooms or a comfortable hidden home near all the present power of the world.If your agent is not about, call me to see”


via Bright MLS

You must, absolutely must, see all the photos here.

It’s yours for $550,000.

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