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World’s Most Charming House Currently for Sale in Georgetown

World’s Most Charming House Currently for Sale in Georgetown
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Tucked down 28th St. in Georgetown sits one of the most adorable homes in the region—heck, maybe in the world. It was built in the mid-1700s, making it one of the District’s oldest residences, and has dollhouse-like proportions. Painted a brilliant red, the exterior conjures up images of rambling Virginia barns made miniature.

Inside, it’s obvious the house could use a little TLC, but with knotty hand-hewn beams, a brick fireplace, and access to a teeny garden, it’s also clear that the right renovation could turn this into a delightful little nest. I’m scheming right now about what I’d do if I could get my hands on it. First, a coat of brilliant white paint…

Check out the full listing–they’re asking $865,000–and a few more photos below.

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Imagine the living room with crisp white walls.

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Hillary writes about interiors, real estate, arts, and culture. She is the former digital media editor of The New Republic, and her work has also been published in Glamour, The New York Times Book Review, and The Washington Post, among others. You can follow her on Instagram @hillarylouisekelly or on Pinterest @hlkelly.