Real Estate

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: August 26-27

Homes with amazing kitchens for under $450K

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: August 26-27

Foggy Bottom

Where: 2201 L St., NW #319
How Much: $399,000
When: Sunday, 12 to 4 pm
Why: This sleek one-bedroom, one-bath unit was recently renovated and features an open kitchen with new appliances and a deep stainless sink, wall-to-wall mirrored closets in the bedroom, and a balcony facing the courtyard. Cool bonus: Bluetooth speakers are built into the ceiling and walls. The building has concierge service and a roof deck and pool, and is located near the Foggy Bottom-GWU Station, Trader Joe’s, and Whole Foods.  


Where: 1758 Rhodes St., Unit 6-337
How Much: $300,000
When: Sunday, 1 to 4 pm
Why: A short walk from Court House Station, shops, and restaurants, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo with bamboo floors throughout has a gourmet kitchen with updated stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets, and granite countertops. There’s also a breakfast bar and plenty of room for a separate dining area. The sun-splashed bedroom has a spacious walk-in closet. 

Marshall Heights

Where: 5209 D St., SE
How Much: $449,990
When: Sunday, 1 to 4 pm
Why: This new four-bedroom, four-bathroom home has a generous, eat-in kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, including a refrigerator with a built-in coffeemaker. Off the kitchen is a large, fenced-in backyard. The master bath has a separate shower and tub with jets, and there’s a full bath in the finished basement as well. 

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.