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    621 Massachusetts Avenue NE

    WASHINGTON, DC 20002
    • $1,349,000
    • STATUS: Pending
    • ON SITE: 32 days
    • ID#: DCDC521088
    Pending
    UPDATED: 27 min ago
    $1,349,000
    • 3
      BEDS
    • 0.04
      ACRES
    • 2
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 2,250
      SQFT
    • $600
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Villa/Townhouse
    Built:
    1860
    County:

    School Ratings & Info

    Description

    Opportunity knocks, and yes, it is THAT HOUSE! Aprox 2250sf of living space on 2 levels (plus an 1100sf dirt floor root cellar), this fun, funky and frankly amazing +G+Farmhouse in the City+G- with an A+ location and an artistic New Orleans vibe has been featured on both the Renovators AND the Capitol Hill Restoration Society House Tours. WIDE and 4 rooms deep, this rara avis 3BR+2 offices/2.5BA super BRIGHT (7 skylights), SPACIOUS and FLEXIBLE clapboard home with the best front porch on the Hill also has a brand new roof, new AC, and new furnace, and is on the market for the first time in 25 years. Informally known as the Pepper-Smith house, it was built by John Pepper around 1860 (along with its smaller almost-twin next door) and expanded by Thomas Smith in 1872 with a brick addition and coal chute access to the backyard. Bearing witness to DC history from before the Civil War to today, these 2 houses were likely the only ones on this block until around 1895. Relax or entertain friends on the surprisingly private and serene front porch, while looking onto the deep front yard with mature plantings. Step into a large separate entry hall and note the spacious living room with bay window and working woodburning fireplace. Banquet-size dinners are easy in the large dining room, with room for a wet or dry bar (plumbing is behind the wall); the original pocket doors are in the cellar. To the right a large open room w/3 skylights and a whimsical +G+palm tree+G- is currently a bright office, but has also been a wonderful playroom, and a library. A rare and spacious main level family room opens to the U-shaped kitchen that has been well-loved by the food writer/culinary producer who lives and entertains here. Parties for 100 were not uncommon, and easily accommodated. A discreetly-located powder room, plus a large storage room w/a skylight (imagine the possibilities) with side by side washer/dryer, and access to the large unfinished root cellar complete the main level. Upstairs the primary ensuite bedroom has a working woodburning fireplace, very large walk-in closet, and ensuite bath with tub. The 4th bedroom/office has a skylight and closet, while a windowed nook in the hallway could be another WFH spot. An immense wall of closets provides terrific storage, and even more possibilities. The large 2nd bedroom has a skylight and large closet, plus space for another WFH or music area. At the rear are the 3rd bedroom, featuring a large closet with distressed doors, a nod to the Key West-inspired d+-cor and the 2nd full bath with a stall shower. Out back a deck off the kitchen can accommodate 6 for al fresco dining, while the fully-fenced brick patio has borders for gardening, sheltered by a crape myrtle and mature rose arbor. Rear gate opens to alley for easy bike/stroller access, and vehicles can access the rear gate for deliveries or unloading. Enjoy living a half block to Stanton Park, 7 blocks to Eastern Market, 6 blocks to WholeFoods and hot H Street, and close to all the wonderful things that Capitol Hill has to offer. Definitely NOT a +G+cookie cutter+G- home, 621 Mass gives you a rare opportunity to be the gourmet. Carpe Diem!

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    621 Massachusetts Avenue NE WASHINGTON, DC 20002

    • Price: $1,349,000
    • Status: Pending
    • Updated: 27 min ago
    • ID#: DCDC521088
    3
    Beds
    2
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.04
    Acres
    2,250
    SQFT
    $600
    $/SQFT
    1860
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Capitol Hill
    County:
    Washington
    School District:
    District Of Columbia Public Schools
    Property Description
    Opportunity knocks, and yes, it is THAT HOUSE! Aprox 2250sf of living space on 2 levels (plus an 1100sf dirt floor root cellar), this fun, funky and frankly amazing +G+Farmhouse in the City+G- with an A+ location and an artistic New Orleans vibe has been featured on both the Renovators AND the Capitol Hill Restoration Society House Tours. WIDE and 4 rooms deep, this rara avis 3BR+2 offices/2.5BA super BRIGHT (7 skylights), SPACIOUS and FLEXIBLE clapboard home with the best front porch on the Hill also has a brand new roof, new AC, and new furnace, and is on the market for the first time in 25 years. Informally known as the Pepper-Smith house, it was built by John Pepper around 1860 (along with its smaller almost-twin next door) and expanded by Thomas Smith in 1872 with a brick addition and coal chute access to the backyard. Bearing witness to DC history from before the Civil War to today, these 2 houses were likely the only ones on this block until around 1895. Relax or entertain friends on the surprisingly private and serene front porch, while looking onto the deep front yard with mature plantings. Step into a large separate entry hall and note the spacious living room with bay window and working woodburning fireplace. Banquet-size dinners are easy in the large dining room, with room for a wet or dry bar (plumbing is behind the wall); the original pocket doors are in the cellar. To the right a large open room w/3 skylights and a whimsical +G+palm tree+G- is currently a bright office, but has also been a wonderful playroom, and a library. A rare and spacious main level family room opens to the U-shaped kitchen that has been well-loved by the food writer/culinary producer who lives and entertains here. Parties for 100 were not uncommon, and easily accommodated. A discreetly-located powder room, plus a large storage room w/a skylight (imagine the possibilities) with side by side washer/dryer, and access to the large unfinished root cellar complete the main level. Upstairs the primary ensuite bedroom has a working woodburning fireplace, very large walk-in closet, and ensuite bath with tub. The 4th bedroom/office has a skylight and closet, while a windowed nook in the hallway could be another WFH spot. An immense wall of closets provides terrific storage, and even more possibilities. The large 2nd bedroom has a skylight and large closet, plus space for another WFH or music area. At the rear are the 3rd bedroom, featuring a large closet with distressed doors, a nod to the Key West-inspired d+-cor and the 2nd full bath with a stall shower. Out back a deck off the kitchen can accommodate 6 for al fresco dining, while the fully-fenced brick patio has borders for gardening, sheltered by a crape myrtle and mature rose arbor. Rear gate opens to alley for easy bike/stroller access, and vehicles can access the rear gate for deliveries or unloading. Enjoy living a half block to Stanton Park, 7 blocks to Eastern Market, 6 blocks to WholeFoods and hot H Street, and close to all the wonderful things that Capitol Hill has to offer. Definitely NOT a +G+cookie cutter+G- home, 621 Mass gives you a rare opportunity to be the gourmet. Carpe Diem!
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style VictorianFarmhouse/National Folk Construction Materials CombinationBrickFrameWood Siding Direction Faces North Exterior Features Exterior LightingSidewalksStreet Lights Fencing BoardDecorativeFullyPrivacyRearWood Garage YN No Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types On Street Patio And Porch Features Deck(S)Patio(S)Porch(Es)Brick Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Soil Types Urban Land-Sassafras-Chillum Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 2250 Appliances DishwasherDisposalDryerOven/Range - GasRefrigeratorStoveWasherWater HeaterStainless Steel AppliancesRange Hood Basement Interior AccessUnfinishedConnecting StairwayDirt FloorOutside EntranceSide Entrance Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/CCeiling Fan(S) Fireplace Features ScreenWood Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 2 Flooring Ceramic TileWoodCarpet Furnished No Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Interior Features Ceiling Fan(S)Floor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomPrimary Bath(S)PantrySkylight(S)Tub ShowerStall ShowerWalk-In Closet(S)Window TreatmentsCrown MoldingsCarpetFamily Room Off KitchenFloor Plan - OpenRecessed LightingWood Floors Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 3 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenFamily RoomBasementLaundryOfficeBathroom 2Primary BathroomHalf Bath Security Features Security SystemSmoke Detector Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3 Walls Ceilings 9'+ CeilingsDry WallPlaster Walls

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2020 Association YN No Builder Model Farmhouse in The City Builder Name Pepper-Smith House Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street 6th And 7th Street Ne Heating Fuel Natural Gas Hot Water Natural Gas Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304599795641 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type End Of Row/Townhouse Tax Annual Amount 8805.00 Tax Assessment Amount 1157720.00 Tax Lot 32 Transportation Airport Less Than 10 MilesBus Stop Less Than 1 MileMetro/Subway Station Less Than 1 Mile Utilities Cable Tv Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Window Features Skylights Zoning Rf-1

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