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by Nena Perry-Brown
This week’s bankruptcy of Best New Listings includes a Rosslyn penthouse, a forest-framed dwelling house in Forest Hills, and a Cape Cod in Alexandria.
A Accommodation Loft with Clandestine Terrace
Over in Rosslyn, this accommodation at The Wooster has an open-idea active breadth with obvious exhaust, correct ceilings, and industrial-style gridded home windows utility great of the a long way wall. The beam extends to double-height aloft the dining region, and the kitchen has crimson circuitous asphalt walls, a breakfast bar island, a congenital bar with wine refrigerator, and a stainless animate bartering covering and backsplash aloft the chip cooktop. The bedchamber has a sitting alcove with an emphasis bank of apparent brick that, forth with pillars within the active area, is sourced from DC’s aloft Capitol Children’s Museum. A baptize affection is congenital in on the abject of the slatted stairs, and addition set of gridded home windows are on the top. The L-shaped clandestine rooftop terrace has a congenital entire association and with a gas barbecue and alfresco furnishings. The assemblage additionally comes with a additional abounding bathtub, a den with apparent brick emphasis wall, and a motorbike parking space.
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A Mid-Century Cape Cod in “New Alexandria”
This lately-updated mid-century Cape Cod is aloof blocks from Belle Haven Park in Alexandria. The active allowance has a decorating broiler beneath a boner block mantel, a crumb room, and admission to a slumbering balustrade with a alternation of windows on facets. The ablaze kitchen has a attenuated alms asphalt backsplash, black leathered granite countertops, an oven with adequate cubicles, a applicant pantry, and 3 abandon of adverse space, which includes a breakfast bar peninsula. The proprietor’s bedchamber has amateur acknowledgment and closets, and the extra bedchamber has a fixed of recessed shelving and a applicant closet. The rear accouter is one footfall up from the collapsed outside, which moreover offers admission to a on my own one-car barn abutting to a alluvium parking pad.
Park within the Back, Bubbler inside the Front
Abutting Linnean Park in Forest Hills, this mid-century domicile become already endemic through the Kreeger Musuem family. There is a bubbler alongside the flagstone course to the advanced door, and the cantilevered roof covering is referenced with the beam within the lobby, which extends into a trapezoidal ledge inside the adjacent active room. Wooden slats additionally accommodate sightlines amid the antechamber and lively room, and in the latter, addition trapezoidal ledge creates a mantel aloft the recessed broiler amidst via stone, and a alternation of near-ground-to-ceiling home windows sit amid sets of french doorways out to a sufficient courtyard with entire timber. A library has timber-paneled partitions on 3 sides, and the owner’s bedchamber has built-ins on either ancillary of the aperture to the spa-like en-suite bath. The abode moreover has a lower akin with a rec room, bedroom, and abounding bath, and a two-car garage.