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La Crème de la Crème – Gorgeous Co-op Listing in Historic 1661 Crescent Place, N.W.

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Address:  1661 Crescent Place, N.W., Apartment 505  (Virtual Tour)

List Price:  $1,179,000

Number of Bedrooms:  3 plus Den/Study

Number of Bathrooms:  2

Square Feet:  2,000+

Parking:  Garage Parking Space for one car

Upon arrival at 1661 Crescent Place, N.W., a co-op apartment building designed by Architect Joseph Younger, you’ll be welcomed by a stunning step-down lobby with a beautiful center hall flanked with columns and inviting sitting areas that lead to the building’s concierge desk and elevators.

Apartment 505 is not only located in one of Washington’s “Best Addresses” but it is one of the building’s best and most sought-after floor plans. The unit, in one of the building’s three wings facing the treetops of Crescent Place, Apartment 505 features more than 2000 light-filled square feet with exposures to the south, west, and east.

The large entry foyer leads into your choice of the expansive living room or spacious dining room. Featuring beautiful architectural moldings, 9-foot ceilings, stunning hardwood floors, and a wood-burning fireplace, the distinguished space radiates the finest of old-world charm.

A study connects with the living room and boasts custom built-ins and overlooks the building’s courtyard and Crescent Place. The master suite also connects with the living room and features a large bedroom with two closets and short hall with linen closet that leads to the beautifully renovated master bathroom.

This spacious home features two additional bedrooms and a bathroom on a second hallway off the living room.

The eat-in kitchen abuts the dining room and features contemporary cabinetry, Corian countertops, stainless steel appliances including an 8-burner Viking gas range and Sub-Zero refrigerator, and two food pantries. A clothes washer and dryer may be added to this unit. The kitchen also has a convenient service door that opens to the common hallway.

The Co-op has plans to convert the entire building to a central heating and air conditioning system in the near future.

In addition to beautiful grounds and an exquisite lobby, the building has a spectacular roof deck with sweeping views of the city. The 16th Street bus stop is a half-block away, and the building is convenient to the shops, dining and nightlife of Adams Morgan and the 14th-U Street corridor.

 

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