Design & Home

Inside Roberta Flack’s Former Home in Hollin Hills

Celebrity history, midcentury style, and a sweet backyard pool for $869,000.
Inside Roberta Flack’s Former Home in Hollin Hills

Midcentury modern architect Charles Goodman isn’t the only big name associated with this 1951 Hollin Hills home—according to the listing, it was also once home to both poet/musician Gil Scott-Heron and iconic ’70s singer Roberta Flack, who was raised in Arlington and got her start performing at Mr. Henry’s Restaurant in Capitol Hill in the late 1960s. Celeb-pedigree aside, the four-bedroom home also boasts a double-height wall of windows that overlooks the huge slate and stone patio, 30-gallon granite pool, and a koi pond.

1927 Marthas Road is listed for $869,000. Take a look inside below, then get the complete tour here.

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