Address
1823 Phelps Place NW Washington, DC
Price
$ 8,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#DCDC496168
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyWASHINGTON
  • CityWashington
  • NeighborhoodKALORAMA
  • Zip20008
  • StyleTraditional
  • Year Built1905
  • Taxes51025
  • Price$ 8,900,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage7500
  • Lot Size6,534 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
TTR Sotheby's International Realty
Property Description

Sited on a prominent corner lot is this superb Romanesque Revival residence, done in the style of pre-eminent American architect Henry Hobson Richardson. The house has important historical significance as it was originally built in 1905 for the president of Lincoln National Bank. It has undergone extensive renovations, which enhanced and modernized its design while preserving traditional features. The first-floor railing, original moldings, and pocket doors have been fully restored, creating a palpable sensibility of the late 19th century. The house is of a remarkable scale, with generously-proportioned rooms for entertaining and superb architectural elements including its enriched front-door surround, reminiscent of the work of Louis Sullivan. The entry level is illuminated by an abundance of natural light, captured through large windows and magnified by 12-foot ceilings. The charming arched-front vestibule leads to the foyer, complemented by original paneling and a coffered ceiling. The turreted living room is southwest-facing, with a gas fireplace and access to a private terrace. Adjacent to the living room is the sophisticated dining room, with an additional gas fireplace, custom moldings, and southern exposure. It opens onto the chef’s kitchen which features a large center island with a breakfast bar, custom cabinetry, and stainless-steel appliances including Viking, Subzero, and Bosch. The kitchen opens to the sunny breakfast room with custom floor-to-ceiling cabinetry and a wall of windows with French doors accessing the rear terrace. The exquisite family room offers a dramatic marble slab fireplace and built-in bookshelves. The convenience of a powder room and elevator with access to all floors are also found on this level. A wide stairwell with paneling leads to the gracious second level. The impressive owner’s suite is warmed by both the southwestern light and a gas fireplace. The luxurious spa-inspired marble bathroom has Waterworks fixtures, two separate vanities, a large soaking tub, and frameless glass shower. There is a walk-in closet and an extraordinary private dressing room with backlit built-ins and a large center island including a beverage refrigerator. There are two additional bedrooms on this level, both with large closets and en-suite marble bathrooms. The laundry room is also conveniently located on this floor. The third level has a fully refurbished skylight, which can be seen from the first-floor stairwell all the way to the top floor. The landing was treated as a separate living space, with a wall of bookshelves and glazed doors to the private office. Adjacent is an attractive marble powder room. The eastern side of the third level features a generously-proportioned guest suite with a private sitting room and en-suite bathroom. The lower level offers a remarkable media room, full-sized gym, an in-law suite, and full bathroom. There is a temperature-controlled wine cellar, powder room, and access to the two-car garage with additional storage space. The private rear garden and terrace were professionally landscaped and are perfect for outdoor entertaining. The terrace offers a fire pit, built-in grill station with seating, pergola, fountain, and mature plantings. The residence is just steps from Mitchell Park, Rock Creek Park, and many fine shops and restaurants.

Price History
11/11/2020 Listed $8,900,000

General Features

Above Grade Unfin Sqft 400
Accessibility Elevator
Architectural Style Traditional
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
County WASHINGTON
Days on Market 75
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School District DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Legal Subdivision KALORAMA
Levels 4
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 1483.33
Property Type Residential
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name KALORAMA
Tax Annual Amount 51025.0
Tax Lot 52
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R-3

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 6000
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Above Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Basement Fully Finished
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 2
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 2
Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Lower Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area 1500
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft 100
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Estimated
Central Air Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 7500
Total Baths 8
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 4

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry
Lot Size Acres 0.15
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 6378.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Soil Types Urban Land-Sassafras-Chillum
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Attached Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 20008

Price
AVG $5.65M
$8.9M
Taxes
AVG $32,042
$51,025
Visits
AVG 390
132
Year Built
AVG 1949
1905
Walkscore
AVG 67
94
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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