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by Prince Of Petworth October 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From an email:

“District Vintage presents a vintage pop-up shop at Suns Cinema in Mount Pleasant just in time for Halloween.

District Vintage brings Washington, D.C. a temporary shopping experience with vintage shops from in and around the metro area. Visitors are invited to experience this unique shopping event at Suns Cinema – Mount Pleasant’s one and only art house movie theater. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 16th at Park Road, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1995 / 745ft2 – Top Floor Renovated 1br w/BALCONY available now! Exceptional view!

Available now, Top floor renovated 745 sf 1br with a balcony renting for $1995/mo plus the electric. Features a 16 ft balcony facing Southeast, amazing view, and beautiful sunsets. Wood floors, dishwasher, and granite counter tops. Manager’s special** (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 6, 2017 at 10:55 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 1702 Lamont St NW

Legal Subdivision: Mount Pleasant
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Mount Pleasant
Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Street Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $1,295,000. List Price at Contract: $1,295,000.
List Date: 8/29/2017 Days on Market: 9
Settled Sales Price: $1,330,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/02/2017
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen
: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Not only do we have Before pics, this house was a GDoN post here on PoPville in 2010. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 2017 at 11:15 am 0


3110 Mt Pleasant Street, NW

[Scene: I violently tear my shirt.]

“Dear PoPville,

Noticed on my walk to work this morning that the construction outside San Miguel Pupuseria on Mt. Pleasant street seems to be more than the patio. I knew the ice cream shop [Mount Desert Island Ice Cream] was going in up top but I thought San Miguel would stay in business in the basement.

Place looks cleared out now. No “open” sign or anything. Such a shame. Best pupusas in the city.”

Ed. Note: I’m very sorry to say that when I tried to call to confirm, their phone had been disconnected. Mount Pleasant will not be the same.

Quite the microcosm here. Perhaps nothing really better captures how D.C. is changing today than San Miguel closing and Pearl Plum opening. Not to mention Mount Desert Island Ice Cream opening…

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 2017 at 10:20 am 0


3064 Mt. Pleasant St, NW courtesy Pear Plum Cafe

From a press release:

“Pear Plum Café is ready to open! Owners, Emily Friedberg and Jeanlouise Conaway, took over the former Flying Fish Coffee and Tea space in Mt. Pleasant back in April and after a summer of renovations are ready to re-open their new concept, Pear Plum Café. The café will have simple and seasonal food, high quality coffee drinks, and a small bar serving wine, beer, and classic craft cocktails featuring a fun selection of local booze. It’s a neighborhood spot with friendly comfortable service. Customers can enjoy their meal, their friends and families, and their community in a new bright, airy space. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 25, 2017 at 2:05 pm 0

This rental is located at Park Road and 19th Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1175 / 1br – $1175 1BD, Mount Pleasant, 15 Min Walk to Green/Yellow/Red Metro Line

Hello! We are looking for one person to rent the second bedroom in a two-bedroom basement apartment in a group house in Historic Mount Pleasant. The house itself is filled with fun, interesting people and the basement apartment is connected as an in-law suite but allows for separate access and living. The apartment includes its own kitchen, living area, and bathroom, with lots of storage. The unit shares the yard, deck, and hot tub with the whole house. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 22, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 3437 Oakwood Terrace, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$4995 / 4br – Gorgeous locale features fireplace and chandelier

NEIGHBORHOOD/BUILDING HIGHLIGHTS
• Gorgeous semi-detached end rowhome on lovely leafy Mount Pleasant neighborhood, with old time architecture, low-key restaurants and shops. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at 16th and Park Road, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1995 / 695ft2 – RENOVATED Large 1BR with BALCONY avail now! SEPTEMBER RENT FREE

Available early September, Renovated 695 sf 1BR with balcony renting for $1995/mo plus the electric. Features amazing sunsets from the balcony, updated kitchen with dishwasher, and lots of closet space! SEPTEMBER RENT FREE (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 15, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This unit is located at 3220 17th Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“**OFFERS DUE 9/19 NOON**. Hrwd flrs, LR & DR, gas fireplace living room, master with bath ensuite and double closets, gorgeous bay window in second bedroom, tumbled marble second bath, cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances, gas range, LIGHT! 10 windows, living room gas firplace, roof deck pets ok , low fee, secure entry, The Argyle Market at street lvl, 1st open 9/17 1-4.”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $579,000 ($320 monthly fee.)

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