Design & Home

The 5 Best Open Houses This Weekend: May 2-3

A minimalist Shaw condo, a Brookland bungalow, a Logan Circle loft, and more.

Petworth

Where: 505 Quincy St. NW

How much: $849,000

When: Sunday 1 to 4 PM

Why: Just blocks from the metro and the Petworth business district, this four-bedroom, five-bath rowhouse was beautifully renovated with a high-end design that includes trendy details such as marble counters, a farmhouse sink, luxe pendant lighting, dark-stained wood floors, and upscale baths. Other highlights: three balconies, tons of windows, a small backyard, and a legal, rentable basement apartment.

Kalorama

Where: 1837 Kalorama Rd. NW Apt. E

How much: $995,000

When: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 PM

Why: This two-level, two-bedroom condo features a sophisticated contemporary design, with high ceilings, dark wood floors, and finishes from luxury brands such as Porcelanosa. The sleek kitchen includes modern white cabinetry, marble counters, trendy industrial-style Viking appliances, and a small wine chiller. But the best part? The top-floor master bedroom leads to a huge private rooftop terrace.

Shaw

Where: 2250 11th St. NW #202

How much: $415,000

When: Saturday 1 to 3 PM and Sunday 1 to 3:30 PM

Why: This contemporary condo may be teensy at 595 square feet—but what it lacks in size, it makes up for with a killer location and an unusual, minimalist-zen aesthetic. Floor-to-ceiling windows let in ample sunlight, and the bedroom is partioned with cool sliding glass walls that lend the illusion of a larger space. Bonus features: A slender private balcony, and a shared rooftop deck.

Brookland

Where: 4203 12th St. NE

How much: $849,000

When: Sunday 1 to 4 PM

Why: Built in 1921 but recently renovated, this large four-bedroom bungalow on the border of Brookland and Michigan Park includes plenty of desirable amenities such as wood floors, crown moldings, and updated kitchen and baths.

Logan Circle

Where: 1225 13th St. NW #104

How much: $539,900

When: Sunday 1 to 4 PM

Why: A modern loft-style layout is the main appeal of this two-bedroom condo, with a double-height 18-foot ceiling, wall of windows, and spiral staircase that leads to the master bedroomwhich features a striking glass wall outfitted with custom shades. Luxe upgrades include Macassar ebony vanities and Marmara marble showers in the two bathrooms.

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