Two presidents dined here! | Washingtonian (DC)
Built in 1789, this distinguished brick townhouse once housed George Washington’s nephew and heir to the Mount Vernon estate, Bushrod Washington. Today this beautiful 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom residence embodies the historic beauty of yesteryear with modern amenities including spacious bedrooms, original floors, 12 out of 12 windows, exquisite built-in features, off-street parking and a private patio.
This timeless home welcomes you with a spacious entrance hall with 10 ‘ceilings and an elegant hand-carved arch. Entertaining is effortless in the spacious library and the stately dining room with French doors leading out to the courtyard is a charming setting for gatherings. The well-equipped kitchen adjoins the beautiful family room, the fireplace and a glass door opens to the outside.
Above the library is a living room on the second floor showcasing the unrivaled craftsmanship of yesteryear with its arched front door and original glass transom, tall windows, fireplace and built-in wardrobes. Other highlights on the second floor include a charming master bedroom with original woodwork and joinery, a marble bathroom, a light-flooded guest suite and a cedar closet. The third level has 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom and an office space.
The charming patio with mature plantings provides the perfect backdrop for alfresco dining. An off-street parking space is located beyond the gate.
“The face of real estate in the old town”