Introducing a rare find Circa 1900 Victorian townhouse originally built as a 5 level 8-bedroom 3.5 bath townhome in the geographic center of Washington DC. Welcome to 1336 Fairmont St NW with approximately 5000sf of living space on 5 levels to include 8-bedrooms and 4.5-baths. This property features a separately metered approximately 1000 sf terrace level 1 bedroom + Den & 1 bath accessory living unit (currently in a 1.5 year lease in good standing at $2000/month), 2 car off-street parking and rear brick paved patio all maintained with a preservationist spirit with original details and an added French Country esthetic on a beautiful tree-lined block. The facade of this residence is quintessentially high Victorian featuring roman cut buff brick, carved stonework, egg & dart metalwork and fleur-de-lis embellishments, a 2-story semi-circular bay front, 15 front windows 6 of which curved and restored (most non-curved windows still have the original wavy glass) topped off by a brick A framed metal caped facade at the peak of the 4th floor roofline. As you enter from the street elevation, this home greets you with the original brownstone retaining wall and 2 flights of custom brick paved stairs separated by a matching brick landing leading to the front porch with a 3’ masonry stone capped wall that allows concealment of package delivery. The quarter sawn oak vestibule doors and interior door have beveled glass with an oak paneled wainscot vestibule. The exterior front entrance is illuminated by a Victorian inspired copper lantern with ornate details and bubble glass to compliment the antique copper plating of the facade. There are approximately 15 rear double hung windows with double pane windows; the large custom dining room double hung window has an energy efficient solid wooden frame with Low-E Argon Gas. Originally configured with an unfinished basement this homes income producing separately metered accessory dwelling unit has ceramic tile floors with tile baseboards and wooden door moldings/trim throughout, open floor plan living and dining room (with built-in lighted alcoves), a galley kitchen with granite counters and cherry wood cabinets, electric cooking, built-in microwave and a deep bowl stainless steel sink, bedroom #8 with 2 closets , a hall bath, laundry closet with stacked W/D, separate whole house mechanic room with Water Heaters and 90% efficient HVAC systems and storage. This historic home has 4 original mantles 3 of which frame working fireplaces 1 wood burning and 2 natural gas in the grand parlor and primary 2nd floor bedroom#1. The main level has approximately 12-foot ceilings with unique fret / lattice work at the grand parlor with two 9’ red oak mirrored fireplace mantles in the 36’ X 15’ grand parlor, two 10’ X 2.5” thick recessed panel oak pocket doors, a gracious sized 16 x 22 dining-room with travertine framed fireplace, powder room, eat-in kitchen and four season sunroom addition all on main level. The eat-in kitchen features a 36’ GE Monogram refrigerator, 48" Wolf dual fuel range & professional grade hood with cooking lights, 2 KitchenAid dishwashers, vaulted ceilings, and Travertine tiled floors. The 2nd floor has primary bedroom #1 with walk-in closet, primary bathroom, bathroom #1, a hall bathroom #2 with tub/shower, stacked laundry closet and a rear bedroom #2 with stained glass door access to roof deck (with gas hookup). The 3rd Floor has bedrooms #'s 3, 4 & 5 with a hall bath. The 4th Floor has Bedroom #’s 6 & 7 (10' x 18' storage room) and 2 car parking & rollup gate. This home is equipped with a security & intercom on all 5 levels, 250 amp electrical service and copper plumbing, 90% Efficient HVAC (3 zones). Convenient to restaurants (11th Street, 14th St & U Street corridors), grocery stores (Whole Foods, Harris Teeter, Giant, Safeway & Trader Joes) coffee shops (Coffee Roasters, Starbucks), gyms (Washington Sports Clubs & YMCA) with a 91-walk score.
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty, Damon Downing
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