First Friday-Grand Dames in 16th St. Heights

It's unusual for two houses in 16th St. Heights of this size and grandeur to hit the market at the same time.  A former co-worker owned one of these beauties in 2005 and it was spectacular.  These two properties are impressive as well.

5709 16th St, NW
5709 16th St, NW grand entryway.  Living room to right, dining to left.
5709 16th St, NW kitchen

5709 16th St, NW has five bedrooms, three and half baths and is listed for $1,089,000.  The square footage is 4,161 which is enormous by DC standards and the yearly taxes are $6,750.  The house has hardwood floors, two fireplaces, updated kitchen and baths, a large front porch, a two car detached garage and a lovely back yard for entertaining.   It's Open Sunday, 5/29 from 1-4pm.

5715 16th St, NW
5715 16th St, NW entry and view of living room.
5715 16th St, NW English Garden backyard

5715 16th St, NW is five bedrooms, four and half baths and is offered for $1,349,000.  It's 4,293 square feet and the yearly taxes are $7,010.  This property features hardwood floors on the first level, updated kitchen and baths, a private front porch, 10 feet ceilings, a fireplace, a detached two car garage and an amazing English Garden in the backyard.  (Check out that backyard!  Can you imagine the upkeep?  I guess if you have a house and a garden this big, you have a gardener.  It's divine.  I wish I didn't kill every plant that crosses my path because this garden inspires me.)

*photos courtesy of MRIS.


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