1608 Potomac Avenue SE

Washington, District Of Columbia 20003







2,050 Sq. Ft.

$605 / Sq. Ft.

Discover the epitome of classic city living in Capitol Hill! Nestled within one of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods, this elegant row house offers a quintessential blend of historic charm and modern design. As you approach this lovely row home, you’ll be captivated by its timeless brick façade and greeted by an inviting interior that seamlessly combines historic details with contemporary updates. The main level features an open and bright living space, ideal for both everyday living and entertaining. The rich hardwood floors and designer light fixtures add a touch of sophistication to the space. The chef’s kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops with waterfall edge, and ample cabinet space, making meal preparation a delight. The exposed brick wall on the main level continues upstairs, where you will find a bright upper level hallway soaked with natural light from the skylight above, a thoughtfully designed hall bath with sleek finishes, and a convenient/optional laundry closet. The large master suite features a luxurious bathroom, dual sinks, glass shower enclosure, towel warmers, and dual closets with Elfa organization. There are two additional bedrooms on the upper level, including a larger 2nd bedroom, and a smaller third bedroom that’s perfect for a nursery or office. The fully finished basement offers both front and rear exterior access, features a large family room area with wet bar and wine cooler, marble bathroom, a large 4th bedroom, and additional laundry closet. Outside, a charming stone patio area awaits, offering the perfect spot for relaxing outdoors, gardening, or hosting a barbecue with friends. Additionally, secure parking for two vehicles adds a rare and valuable convenience in the heart of the city! The fenced in back yard also features a large custom built storage building that’s a blank slate for the next homeowners. Out front, enjoy your morning coffee in the enclosed screened-in porch which overlooks the large, landscaped yard and charming streetscape! Location is everything, and this row house is ideally situated for those who crave the best of Capitol Hill living. Just a few blocks from Metro access and a short walk to nearby Eastern Market which offers a vibrant array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, while nearby parks provide green spaces for recreation and relaxation. Don’t miss your chance to call this charming row house your new home in the heart of the nation’s capital.

Property Details for 1608 Potomac Avenue SE
Property Type:Residential
Ownership:Fee Simple
Full Bathrooms:3
Half Bathrooms:1
Square Feet:2,050 sf
Year Built:1919
Subdivision:Capitol Hill
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Building Informtion for 1608 Potomac Avenue SE
Building Type:Fee Simple
Year Built:1919
Property Information for 1608 Potomac Avenue SE

General Property Information

  • Total Finished SQFT: 2,050
  • Above Grade Fin. SQFT: 1,370
  • Style: Federal
  • Structure Type: Interior Row/townhouse
Interior Features
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven/range - gas, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Dryer - Front Loading, Washer - Front Loading, Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Central Air: Y
  • Cooling Type: Central a/c
  • Heating: Y
  • Heating Type: Central, Forced air
  • Interior Features: Floor plan - open, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Gourmet, Dining Area, Upgraded Countertops, Recessed Lighting, Wood Floors, Built-ins, Wet/dry Bar, Combination Dining/living, Ceiling Fan(s), Pantry, Primary Bath(s)
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood
Parking Features
  • Garage Parking: N
  • Parking Type: Off Street
  • Parking Features: Private, Fenced, Concrete driveway, Secure Parking
Pool & Spa Features
  • Private Pool: No
Location Features
  • Directions: 3 Blocks NE of Potomac Ave Metro
  • Waterfront: N
  • Water Access: N
  • Water Oriented: N
  • Tidal Water: Y
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Building Features
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • New Construction: N
  • Exterior Features: Extensive hardscape, Outbuilding(s)
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Outdoor Structures: Porch(es), Screened
  • Story List: Lower 1, Main, Upper 2
  • Year Built: 1919
Association Features
  • HOA: N
  • Condo/Coop Assoc. N
Property Features
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Zoning: CHECK DCOZ
  • Lot Size: 0.05 Acre
  • Navigable Water: N
  • Senior Community: N
Utilities Features
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Heating Fuel: Natural gas
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public

Room Information

  • Basement: Y
  • Basement Type: Fully Finished, Connecting Stairway, Rear Entrance, Front Entrance, English
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bedrooms - Lower Level: 1
  • Bedrooms - Upper Level: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
Full Bathrooms
  • Full Bathrooms - Lower Level: 1
  • Full Bathrooms - Lower Level: 2
Half Bathrooms
  • Half Bathrooms - Main Level: 1

Tax & Sale Information

Tax Information
  • Tax Annual Amount: $8,505
  • Tax Year: 2022
  • Tax Assessed Value: $1,067,560
Sale Information
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Possession: Settlement
  • Ownership Type: Fee Simple
  • Vacation Rental: N
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