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Friday Dream House: A Light-Filled Modern Rowhouse in Capitol Hill

That skylight!

Photography by Fusion Photography for HomeVisit.

This renovated townhouse on Constitution Avenue in Capitol Hill hits that perfect fusion of contemporary warmth, pairing expansive windows, crisp white, and airy open spaces with a measured dose of white oak for a hint of organic, Scandinavian-inspired design. A collaborative project between one of our favorite development firms, Ditto Residential, and architecture group Dep Designs, the rowhome stands out for its abundance of light and atypical layout. The pièce de résistance? An amazing rooftop skylight beaming through the center of a wooden spiral staircase.

“We wanted to do something different from just the typical rowhouse diagram of a single loaded corridor down the length of the house,” said Dep Design’s Chuong Cao in a press release. “All floors are visually connected, where light becomes the focus and the organizing element of the house; it’s the center of circulation, spatial programming, and social and celebratory activities.” 

Beyond the stairwell, luxe design choices abound. A short list of the highlights: an open kitchen with white quartz counters and custom cabinetry, 11-foot ceilings, and accordion doors that open the family room to the terraced back patio. Smart-home technology includes a custom audio system that connects to the first floor, roof deck, and patio.

The four-bedroom, four-bath rowhouse is listed at $1.2999 million (as is a mirror-image twin, next door). Take a peek inside this stunning home below—then go to Washington Fine Properties for the complete details.

Find Michelle Thomas on Twitter at @michellethomas4.

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