Real Estate Fresh Finds: May 8

Real Estate Fresh Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by RLAH Real Estate

Featured Property of the Week: 6211 5th Street NW

“Welcome to your dream home in the heart of Takoma Park! Nestled just a few blocks from downtown, this charming duplex offers the perfect blend of modern convenience and classic charm. As you step inside, you’ll be greeted by gleaming new hardwood floors that flow seamlessly throughout the main level. The abundance of windows on the main floor floods the space with natural light. The eat-in kitchen is a chef’s delight, featuring stainless-steel appliances, brand-new cabinets and granite countertops, and a large island for entertaining. Step outside to the backyard oasis, where you have a front porch and back porch, front yard, side yard, and back yard to entertain. Up one level features two large bedrooms and two large bathrooms. Head up to the finished attic, offering a perfect spot to create a home office/playroom and so much more with treetop views. The finished lower level has a bedroom, family room, and full bath, along with convenient access to the attached garage. Rarely in D.C. do you get an attached garage! This garage can also be converted to a hangout space or an additional bedroom. Step outside and discover the neighborhood’s best amenities right at your doorstep. Across the street, the Takoma Recreation Center offers a pool, playground, and dog park, while Wells Middle School and Coolidge High School are just a stone’s throw away. With Safeway and Walmart nearby, and an array of restaurants and boutiques in Takoma Park, everything you need is within reach. Plus, the metro is less than a mile away, making commuting a breeze. Don’t miss your chance to own this gem in one of D.C.’s most coveted neighborhoods.”

Other Notable Fresh Listings:

  • The Most Expensive Home of the Week is a 4 BR/4.5 BA historically preserved Georgetown rowhome that was “completely renovated all the way down to the studs” with 3,700 sq. ft. across 4 levels and features floor-to-ceiling windows, 2 fireplaces, a slate patio with a walled-in backyard and more — all for $5.88M.
  • 4 BR/3.5 BA Petworth interior rowhome “has a large living & dining space just off the updated gourmet kitchen which makes for a great space to enjoy an amazing meal as well as entertain friends & family.”
  • “Indulge in luxury living with this bright and airy one-bedroom [Southwest Waterfront] retreat offering breathtaking Potomac River views from every room. The expansive 39-foot balcony spans nearly 300 SqFt, offering panoramic views of the river, lush green space and a serene center courtyard adorned with a tranquil fountain.”
  • Your Auction/REO Property of the Week is a vacant, “uninhabitable” detached home in Lincoln Heights with “NO ACCESS due to unsafe conditions” and is being sold AS-IS with no disclosures and is a cash-only sale.

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