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$ 879,500

Listing No. 36359

1905 Victorian
Washington, DC

Welcome to 2126 15th Street SE, a remarkable home in the heart of Historic Anacostia and located across from the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. This home was constructed in 1892, one can imagine Frederick Douglass himself watching the construction of this home.

This one-of-a-kind residence is a testament to visionary architecture, blending history with innovation. Designed by renowned DC-based architect BLDUS, this property is an architectural gem.

Step inside and be greeted by a spacious living room that offers a welcoming ambiance, highlighted by the soaring ceilings. This living space provides the perfect setting for relaxation and gatherings.

Adjacent to the living room, you'll find a generously sized dining room adorned with exposed beams and is perfectly suited for hosting dinner parties. With ample room for large dining tables, it's an ideal space for entertaining on a grand scale, creating unforgettable moments and shared meals.

The kitchen boasts a thoughtful renovation that is a perfect balance of modern aesthetics with functionality. Upstairs features three sun-filled, spacious bedrooms with two beautifully renovated bathrooms.

One of the standout features of this property is the abundance of outdoor space. The wrap-around porches allow you to savor the beauty of the yard which is a green oasis, adorned with fruit trees, aromatic herbs, and indigenous plants, making it a horticultural paradise. But the uniqueness doesn't stop there.

The Grass House, an outbuilding on the property, is a true marvel. It holds the distinction of being a LEED-Platinum and the first code-compliant bamboo building on the East Coast. The opportunities here are limitless - it can serve as a fantastic rental opportunity or become an inspiring space for the new owners to explore.

This wonderful home offers a harmonious blend of history, architectural innovation, and sustainability. If you're seeking a residence that stands out in every way, this property should be at the top of your list. The possibilities are endless, and this is a rare opportunity to own a piece of Anacostia's rich history.
Bedrooms: 4
Full Bath(s): 2
Half Bath(s): 2

Heated Sq. Ft.: 2,474
Lot Size: 3,168 sqft

Contact the Agent directly.

Coldwell Banker Realty - Washington

Genie Hutinet photo Genie Hutinet

Mobile: 202-413-7661
Broker: 202-547-3525

Website: geniehutinet.com

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  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Walk-in Shower(s)
  • Wood floors
  • Cast Iron Radiators
  • High Ceilings
  • Pocket Doors
  • Transoms
  • Turret
  • Vintage Hardware
  • Wrap-Around Porch
  • Wrought Iron Fence
  • Back porch
  • Separate rental house

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