Address: 114 Todd Place NE #2
Neighborhood: Eckington
Listed: $744,900
Open: Saturday, December 11 from 2-4 p.m. and Sunday, December 12 from 2-4 p.m.

Make yourself at home in this wonderful two-level condo in Eckington with reserved parking and private deck — all conveniently located near restaurants, parks, shopping and 3 different Metro stations!

Some highlights of this great property include:

  • Spacious main level with an open floor plan, wide plank Oak floors, tall ceilings, and nice natural light
  • Gourmet kitchen featuring stainless appliances, large kitchen island, granite counters and gas cooking
  • Large dining room and powder on the main level are ideal for entertaining
  • Private deck off the dining room is the perfect space to relax, grill, garden or entertain
  • Primary bedroom suite upstairs is spacious with nice closet space and full en-suite bathroom featuring a spa-like glass shower and double vanity
  • An additional bedroom, full bathroom, W/D and space for a home office or workout space can be found upstairs as well
  • One reserved parking space included!
  • Building is pet-friendly and has a low monthly fee
  • Easy access to popular Bloomingdale restaurants, 3 different Metro stations, several parks and shopping along Rhode Island Ave

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The holiday season is here, but luckily that hasn’t slowed down the amount of open houses in the District. There are nearly 200 open houses ranging from studio condo units to multi-million luxury homes, so no matter what’s on your list to Santa, D.C. has something for everyone! Check out some of our favorites below  and to see the full Open House List, click here.

  • 2803 26th Street NE — $939,900 — Woodridge
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Majida Zouine
    “Welcome to this beautifully renovated stunner! This 6 bedroom (+ den), 4 bath home has so much to offer; from large bedrooms to oversized bathrooms, a large deck to a massive backyard, you will be wowed. Every aspect of the renovation has been thoughtfully designed with attention to small details. The main level open floor plan boasts bamboo floors throughout, a Brazilian shadow storm marble fireplace hearth, recess lighting, and a spacious den with plenty of natural light, and a full-sized bedroom with an ensuite. The chef’s kitchen is equipped with a Spanish Silestone Quartz Island, farmhouse sink, solid wood cabinets, SS appliances and a wine fridge. The bamboo wood floors continue onto the second level new addition, with 3 large bedrooms and 2 full baths. They each have skylights, floor-to-ceiling tiles and double vanities. The main bedroom has an oversized walk-in closet, ceiling fan and double doors with a Juliette balcony of the perfect view to your newly landscaped backyard. The main bath is equipped with built-in bluetooth speakers for your enjoyment, a large shower head and a custom-made shower glass door. The second bedroom has an ensuite bathroom (double vanity) with custom built-in shelves. The third bedroom boasts 3 large windows, a remote ceiling fan and a large closet. The entire house has been freshly painted. The newly renovated English basement has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a kitchen, laundry room and recess lighting throughout. It has been separately metered for your convenience and is the perfect income-producing property with its own entrance and extra privacy.”
  • 725 Kenyon Street NW #1 — $1,025,000 — Columbia Heights
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Daniel Kotz
    “From the moment you enter this spectacular and rare, 2,023 square foot home in Columbia Heights; you will be greeted by high ceilings and tons of natural light. Completed in 2018 and designed by Kube Architecture, this condo features a spacious, open floor plan layout with large windows on three sides of the home, a feature rarely found in condos.”
  • 3113 Chancellor’s Way NE — $979,900 — Brookland
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Metro DC Houses
    “The Dupont is the largest model in this EYA development. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. The ground floor features a bedroom or office, a closet with ELFA shelving and a 2 car garage with additional ELFA shelving. The expansive second floor has an open dining space and living room with hardwood floors throughout.”
  • 1316 Half Street SW #1316 — $549,000 — SW Waterfront/Navy Yard
    Open Sat. 12-2 p.m. — Sam Johnston
    “Steeped in history and bursting with modern urban style, this D.C. condo is a must-see. A converted school built in 1902 is the unique setting for this remarkable two-level residence thoughtfully designed to provide a townhouse feel.”
  • 1312 Upshur Street NW #1 — $799,000 — Petworth
    Open Sat. 1-3 p.m. — Andres Serafini
    “A newly renovated, [3 BR/2.5 BA] customized home that boasts of atrium white oak flooring throughout and quartz countertops with a waterfall island and top of the line Samsung appliances in the kitchen. The craftsmanship + thoughtful design of this gem are truly breathtaking.

Happy Holidays From Due South!

Due South is celebrating this holiday season with a feast fit for gatherings of any size! A la carte menu ordering or packaged meals perfect for groups of 2-4 or 5-7 hungry humans.

Southern inspired options include Pit Smoked Ham with Creole Mustard Gravy or Sage Smoked Turkey Breast, Gruyere Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots, Roasted Rainbow Carrots and Cipollini Onions, Buttermilk Biscuits, Brioche Bread Pudding and more! Don’t forget to ask about beer, wine and seasonal specialty cocktails!

For all details and pricing visit Due South’s website. To order, send an email to [email protected] by 12 p.m. on Monday, December 20 with your order specifics. Pickup is available from Due South or Jetties Chevy Chase on Friday, December 24.

Due South: 301 Water Street SE
Instagram: @duesouthdc

All orders will be prepared with special care and attention to all heightened health guidelines.

Wunder Garten is hosting its 5th annual WINTERFEST holiday festival — Friday, December 3-23.

This year’s WINTERFEST is set to be the biggest and best one yet. Find everything from Christmas trees, seasonal beers and warm cocktails, live entertainment, and evening holiday dance parties at the city’s most festive Bier Garten: Wunder Garten!

WINTERFEST boasts the city’s most festive and lively atmosphere and is a one-stop shop for holiday cheer. Guests will sip and mingle with warm cocktails such as spiked ciders, hot chocolates and seasonal beers from local breweries.

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

Featured Property of the Week: 3113 Chancellor’s Way NE

COMING SOON: “Stunning Chancellors Row Dupont model townhouse. The Dupont is the largest model in this EYA development. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. The ground floor features a bedroom or office, a closet with ELFA shelving and a 2 car garage with additional ELFA shelving. The expansive second floor has an open dining space and living room with hardwood floors throughout. This is the only unit to include an optional wall to create a separate, light-filled eat-in kitchen with a sliding door to the rear balcony. A convenient half bathroom is tucked away off the entrance to the kitchen. The kitchen features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances including a gas cooktop, convection oven, convection microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. The balcony is plumbed for a gas grill. The third floor has two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. The master bedroom features a bay window and walk-in closet with ELFA shelving. The master bathroom features a double vanity, a large shower with a frameless glass shower door and a generous linen closet. A second linen closet and full-size washer and dryer are adjacent to the bedrooms. The fourth-floor loft could be a second massive owner’s suite or a second living room and entertainment space. A third full bathroom is located off of the fourth bedroom. Enjoy the outside living space with enough room for a full patio set and spectacular views of the Basilica dome. There are high ceilings, crown mouldings, upgraded banisters and recessed lighting throughout. Dual-zone central HVAC. LEED-certified. The fenced front garden is great when it’s too cold or wet to walk your dog. Chancellors Row features several parks and playgrounds. Walking distance to Brookland Metro and Monroe Street market. Easy access to Metropolitan Branch Trail, multiple transportation options and the nearby Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center Redevelopment.”

Other Notable Fresh Listings:

  • The Most Expensive Home of the Week is a double lot 5 BR/6.5 BA detached brick Federal style home with 6,400 square feet spread across 4 levels features a wrap-around porch, 7 fireplaces, geothermal energy, off-street parking, heated pool and a massive lower level with a 2nd kitchen, exercise room, wine cellar and walkout access — all for $13.5M.
  • “Improved Design and Back on Market! No detail was overlooked during the complete renovation of this spacious, centrally located home in the sought after Atlas Condominium.”
  • This “3 BR/3.5 BA PENTHOUSE STUNNER w/PRIVATE ROOF TERRACE in sought-after Petworth” is a luminous and spacious 2-level home with west (front) and east (back) exposures [that] boasts an open floor plan with white oak floors throughout.”
  • Your REO/Bank-Owned Property of the Week is a 2 BR/2 BA 2-level Garfield condo with “major rehab needed” is an ideal investment whether for a rental or for yourself.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is actively hiring recruit classes each month as it seeks to bolster the ranks of one of the most progressive and diverse police departments in the country.

MPD has just over 3,550 officers currently. Sixty-six percent of MPD’s officers are from diverse racial backgrounds and 23 percent of MPD officers are women, while the national average across police departments is 11 percent. MPD is committed to reaching a 30 percent female force by 2030. The bottom line is, the MPD is recruiting to further mirror the communities it serves.

MPD recruits are some of the most educated entering law enforcement, with the majority of new hires having bachelor’s degrees. Recruits come with backgrounds in a wide array of academic fields as MPD leaders realize these candidates bring valuable perspectives and soft skills needed to be effective police officers, such as empathy, problem solving and strong communication skills. Read More

You don’t rent movies from Blockbuster anymore. You don’t do your taxes by hand. So why are you wasting hours driving, shuttling, or drinking bad coffee in stuffy waiting rooms to take care of your car?

CarCare To Go is the new car repair service that delivers trust and transparency, plus free valet pick-up and delivery from your home or office. Maintenance, repair and detailing for all makes is now as easy as ordering groceries online.

Don’t just take our word for how life-changing this service is. You can see all our reviews here. Here’s a recent favorite:”Great service — It’s like the easy button. This is just what you want these days.” Alan, Bethesda

We have a special offer this month — Take $25 off any service with coupon code POP25. No minimum spend and the valet is free.

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With one major holiday behind us and a few more on the horizon, we’re in that weird slump between eating turkey and chowing down on too many cookies. Luckily enough, the real estate market is not slumping by any means with 280 opens scheduled across the District. Check out some of our recommended options below and to see the full Open House List, click here.

  • 1311 K Street SE #3 — $635,000 — Capitol Hill
    Open Sat.& Sun.c2-4 p.m. — Maureen Andary
    “Live the high life in a light filled luxury condo on Capitol Hill! This expansive, second floor 2 bed 2 bath has it all: lofty ceilings, an expansive island with marble waterfall countertop, separate dining space, office nook, gleaming hardwoods, marble tiled bathrooms, private outdoor space and recessed lights throughout. The primary suite can accommodate a king size bed and boasts dual closets, dual vanities, a large walk in shower with a rainfall showerhead, and your own balcony where you can take in the sun. Enjoy cooking elaborate meals in the chef’s kitchen with a five burner gas range, marble backsplash, pendant lighting, plenty of storage, stainless hood vent, french door fridge with in-door ice and water, dishwasher, microwave, garbage disposal, myriad counter space and a dedicated wine fridge. The second bedroom is large enough to fit a queen sized bed, desk, & more — great for work, play, guests, or dedicated space for a family member. Bonus: you’ll find a large storage closet there — a dynamic area to store seasonal items, bikes, instruments and more. The hall bath offers a marble vanity and a full size tub and shower. Add the built in bluetooth surround sound, stacked & front loading in-unit w/d, a newer HVAC and you’ll agree this 2015-build lives up to its lustre. A five-unit boutique building with pet friendly policies, relaxed rental restrictions, and a low condo fee under $250 that includes water and gas makes this an investment worthy asset.”
  • 66 New York Avenue NW #304 — $299,000 — NoMa
    Open Sun. 2-4 p.m. — Jason Lallis
    “Convenient and comfortable one bedroom condo with parking in the exciting Northwest One community is a walker’s paradise. Ready to finally check-off the items on your NEEDS list? This 600 sq. ft. 3rd floor unit in an elevator building features hard wood flooring, open kitchen and living room lay-out, newly installed windows, updated bathroom and a spacious bedroom with custom closets.”
  • 29 Michigan Avenue NE — $1,199,900 — Brookland
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Steph Cooper
    “The ultimate in luxury living has arrived! This 3 level home feels wonderfully opulent with an open floor plan, high-end finishes, a show-stopping kitchen, 4 large bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a rear bump out and parking. Truly an entertainer’s paradise! This stunning gem is traditionally designed with a contemporary flair when you take your first steps from the sidewalk your imagination will be on overload.”
  • 1111 25th Street NW #408 — $734,000 — Foggy Bottom
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Amanda Steinmuller
    “Improved Design and Back on Market! No detail was overlooked during the complete renovation of this spacious, centrally located home in the sought after Atlas Condominium. Unlike anything currently on the market, this beautiful home defines serene, luxury living.”
  • 1034 Otis Street NE #102 — $619,000 — Brookland
    Open Sat. 1-3 p.m. — Phil Nadal
    “Just about one block from the metro and next to the corner of 12th Street, this is Brookland’s absolute best location. This townhouse-style home gives you the conveniences of condo living with a front door that actually gets you outside. All the goodness of row house living without the shoveling or mowing.”
  • 236 Farragut Street NW #204 — $299,000 — Petworth
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Erin McCleary
    “Don’t miss this generous, sunny, top-floor, fully renovated 2 bedroom unit located in convenient Petworth location! Lovingly updated with chic and open kitchen/dining area that seamlessly combines original architectural beauty with thoughtful updates.”

A Very, Merry Adams Morgan!

Celebrate the Season with an Interactive Light Display, Holiday Caroling & More

Celebrate the holiday season in Adams Morgan, the perfect place to shop, dine and support local small businesses. Enjoy a variety of fun holiday activities and decor including an interactive light display, plenty of shops for all of your gift-giving needs, and restaurants galore — ideal for dine-in or at-home holiday feasts.

The Adams Morgan Partnership has launched a month-long interactive light display in the plaza at Columbia Road and Adams Mill Road, NW this December! Join us for an illuminated adventure perfect for selfies or holiday card photos, and street light decorations throughout the community.

While holiday shopping or enjoying a date night out in Adams Morgan, visitors can listen to holiday carolers in Dickensian costumes in the plaza on the following dates (weather permitting):

  • Thursday, December 2 from 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 9 from 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 11 from 12-1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 18 from 12-1:30 p.m.

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