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The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: February 17-18

Great backyards and garage parking—in DC.

The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: February 17-18


Where: 2805 Brentwood Rd., NE
How Much: $755,000
When: Sunday, 1pm to 4pm
Why: Black-and-white striped dining room walls, floor-to-ceiling shadow boxing in the living room, and barnyard doors elevate this Colonial, which has four bright, spacious bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. A screened-in deck leads out to a sprawling fenced backyard. Plus, there’s an attached garage.

H Street Corridor

Where: 818 12th St., NE
How Much: $839,000
When: Sunday, 1pm to 4pm
Why: Upon entering this renovated circa-1910 row house, you’re greeted by an open living and dining space with hardwood floors, recessed lighting, and an energy-efficient fireplace. This three bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home also has an airy sunroom off the kitchen, which opens onto the large backyard. Another perk? A two-car garage.


Where: 1314 Tewkesbury Pl., NW
How Much: $799,000
When: Saturday, 1pm to 3pm
Why: When entering this four-bedroom, three-bath Colonial, there’s a custom-built mudroom for leaving the elements behind. With hardwood floors throughout, the living room leads into a separate dining room and an updated kitchen, and a large loft offers extra space for a guest room or home office. The backyard has fruit trees and a flagstone patio, and beyond is a detached garage.

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McKenzie is a spring 2018 editorial fellow. She graduated in May 2017 from Kent State University with a major in journalism and minor in fashion media. She was most recently a copy editor at the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. Georgetown is her favorite place in DC, and she loves food, style, Netflix, and her Kindle.