Desirably located in the heart of Dupont Circle is this elegant circa 1885 brick and stone Victorian rowhouse designed by George S. Cooper and built by John Nolan. Numerous of the original architectural details have been beautifully maintained throughout. The house seamlessly combines historical elements with various renovated spaces to incorporate many of today’s modern-day conveniences. The house is south-facing with abundant natural sunlight, which is further enhanced by the large windows throughout. The residence is set above the street and offers a lovely front vestibule which leads to the dramatic entry foyer with high ceilings, beautiful archways, and views of the grand original staircase. The foyer transitions to an elegant front living room, which has a bay window and a wood-burning fireplace with a detailed original mantle. The living room directly access the front parlor or receiving room, making it an ideal space for formal entertaining. The dining room, which can be closed off with a sizable pocket door, is surrounded by impeccable original wood trim and paneling. It also has custom plantation shutters and an attractive decorative fireplace. The well-appointed gourmet kitchen is located towards the rear of the home. It offers exposed brick, granite countertops, abundant custom cabinetry and built-ins, a center island with a breakfast bar, and high-end stainless-steel appliances including Bosch and Miele. The kitchen also directly accesses the exterior rear parking pad and/or courtyard. A powder room is discretely and conveniently located off the kitchen as well. The beautiful original paneled stairway leads to the second floor, which is flooded with natural light from a large overhead skylight. The second level features a wonderful family room/library with a bay window, wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookshelves and cabinetry, and closet storage space. There are two spacious bedrooms and one bathroom on this floor as well. The primary suite encompasses the entire third floor. The luxurious primary bedroom has a bay window and fireplace and directly accesses an expansive dressing room with custom closets and built-ins. The renovated en-suite bathroom offers dual vanities with granite countertops and a frameless glass shower with a shower bench. A spacious lower level acts as a fully separate in-law suite with front and rear access and no connecting stair. The space is separately zoned and includes a fully equipped living space with an updated kitchen, living room, one-bedroom, full bathroom, and a separate laundry. There is abundant closet storage space for the lower level, as well as a large storage room towards the front of the house for the main residence. The two-car parking pad is accessed via an alley and can be both utilized from the main house and the lower level. The house is within close walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, and various neighborhood markets on Connecticut Avenue and 18th Street, as well as the Dupont Circle Metro.
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