Real Estate

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: September 16-17

Recently renovated row houses at three price points

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: September 16-17

Lincoln Park

Where: 236 Warren St., NE
How Much: $639,000
When: Sunday, 2 to 4 pm
Why: This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home features a bright, gourmet kitchen that was renovated in 2014 to include stainless steel appliances and a sizeable refrigerator. The master has a large walk-in closet and a bathroom with skylights. Other features include exposed brick, a fireplace, and large backyard complete with a patio and secure parking.  

Old Town

Where: 131 Payne St.
How Much: $829,000
When: Sunday, 1 to 4 pm
Why: This Alexandria home was recently renovated and expanded by Cook Architecture. The three-floor row house with two bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths features beamed ceilings and exposed brick, and the master has a large walk-in closet. Highlights of the gourmet kitchen are Poggenpohl cabinets, a Liebherr refrigerator, and a Bosch gas range. The home is within walking distance from King Street Metro and the shops and restaurants on King.


Where: 24 T St., NW
How Much: $1,495,000 
When: Saturday, 1 to 3 pm; Sunday, 1 to 4 pm
Why: This three-story Bloomingdale Victorian has five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms (the latter of which have heated floors and ceramic tile). Highlights of the recent renovation include a gourmet kitchen with Italian appliances and a breakfast nook. There are also two balconies and a rooftop with panoramic views of the city. Both the attic and basement are finished.

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.