Real Estate

The Best-Looking Open Houses This Weekend (9/7-9/8)

Including a Sears kit house packed with charm, and a Columbia Heights loft with 20-foot ceilings.

Photos courtesy of Bright MLS.


Where: 4273 38th St., N., Arlington, Va.
How much: $2,645,000
When: Sunday, September 8 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Why: It’s brand-new construction with more than 6,000 square feet of space. The six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom, luxury spread has a huge open floorplan, a master bath with a double-shower and a soaking tub, and white-oak floors and accents throughout.

Columbia Heights

Where: 1454 Belmont St., NW, #12
How much: $997,000
When: Sunday, September 8 from 2:30 to 5:30 PM
Why: Because it has dramatic 20-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that look out to sweeping city views. The two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom loft is just a couple blocks north of U Street, and it also recently had a price reduction.

Silver Spring

Where: 2021 Osborn Dr., Silver Spring, Md.
How much: $795,000.
When: Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Why: The 1937 Tudor is full of historic character, but was also recently remodeled and expanded. It has five bedrooms (including one on the first floor), three bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, and a finished basement.

University Park


Where: 4411 Tuckerman St., University Park, Md.
How much: $525,000.
When: Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Why: It’s a Sears kit house with tons of charm. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom bungalow has a spacious, columned front porch, nine-foot ceilings on the main floor, and hardwood floors.


Where: 2500 Q St., NW, #412
How much: $380,000
When: Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Why: It’s close to the West End and Farragut North and surprisingly spacious. The one-bedroom, one-bath unit totals more than 1,000 square feet, plus it has park views from every window, two garage parking spots included in the list price, and nice light.

Senior Editor

Marisa M. Kashino joined Washingtonian in 2009 as a staff writer, and became a senior editor in 2014. She oversees the magazine’s real estate and home design coverage, and writes long-form feature stories. She was a 2020 Livingston Award finalist for her two-part investigation into a wrongful conviction stemming from a murder in rural Virginia.