Real Estate

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: August 5-6

Three pools at three price points around the DMV.

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: August 5-6


Where: 4669 Lawton Way #204, Alexandria
How Much: $409,900
When: Sunday, 1 to 4 pm
Why: Part of the Stonegate community, this two-bedroom condo features a cozy and bright living room (with a gas fireplace), an updated kitchen, and stunning remodeled bathrooms with Italian ceramic tile, granite counters, and glass shower doors. An attached one-car garage is also included. For outdoor space, the condo’s balcony peaks over the community’s pool. 

Penn Quarter

Where: 631 D St., NW #1032
How Much: $474,800
When: Sunday, 1 to 4 pm
Why: This one-bedroom Penn Quarter condo has an open floor plan stretching from a modern kitchen with granite counters to the light-filled, wood-floored living room. There’s plenty of room for storage, with shelving in the laundry nook and a walk-in closet off the master. Building amenities include a 24/7 concierge and fitness center. Perhaps the best perk? The rooftop pool.


Where: 6214 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda
How Much: $849,900
When: Sunday, 1 to 3 pm
Why: This mid-century Glen Echo Heights home—designed by David Yerkes, who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright—is on the market for the first time in over 40 years. The bright interior showcases vaulted ceilings and skylights, plus a galley kitchen and separate dining room. Out back, you’ll find a sprawling patio with an in-ground pool and hot tub, perfect for year-round entertaining.

Courtney Vinopal is a former Washingtonian editorial fellow. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, and previously worked as a press attaché for the Embassy of France in Washington, where she ran the institution’s social media accounts and newsletters. She lives in Woodley Park.