Seven-unit D.C. condo building’s prices start at $675,000

Tucked into a block of aged brick townhouses on Capitol Hill, The Session condominium creating does not stand out as a present day departure. And that spells achievement for developer Monarch Urban.

Chris Masters, government vice president of listing business McWilliams Ballard, stated Monarch Urban “designs its projects to healthy inside the neighborhood.”

The developer purchased a townhouse on the site in 2020 and changed it with the seven-unit boutique condo constructing, which has a brick facade in a vintage fashion frequent to Capitol Hill. It characteristics a pair of two-tale window bays that align with the facts of the neighboring facades. The Session’s facade was lifted to accommodate a third story, and a four-story addition was positioned in the rear, in which it does not change the streetscape.

The Session incorporates 4 a single-amount condos and a few two-degree models. Additional than fifty percent the units are beneath agreement, and selling prices in the developing selection from $675,000 to $1,350,000.

One particular of the two-stage units — the building’s greatest unit, with 1,837 sq. feet and the only a few-bedroom floor approach — has a rooftop terrace over the entrance of the construction. All the units have non-public outdoor area, which can be terrace or balcony.

The Session’s place — in the Barney Circle/Hill East neighborhood — presents simple accessibility to educational institutions, searching, transportation and recreation.

On the within, the making brings together modern comforts and conveniences with conventional styling and capabilities, which include 9- to 10-foot-significant ceilings, sand-in-area hardwood flooring, crown and foundation molding, and stable-core doors.

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The kitchens have custom made cabinetry, quartz counters, an island or a peninsula, and substantial-stop appliances, fixtures and fittings. All models have vitality-economical heating and air-conditioning products, a tankless warm drinking water heater, insulated home windows and exterior doors, LED lights and a good thermostat.

Soon after two many years in advancement, The Session was done early this calendar year. The initial open property, in mid-March, drew almost 50 men and women, Masters reported, and by the conclude of the weekend 4 units experienced purchasers. Masters reported there is pent-up demand from customers from people who “want to live on Capitol Hill and are hunting for convenience, excellent and a spot that feels like a dwelling, not an condominium.”

Michael James, an IT expert dependent in California, snapped up his two-story device following spotting The Session on Redfin on March 15. He contacted Monarch Urban on Instagram that working day for a lot more info and made an offer you of $849,900, the record price, on March 16. He experienced a revenue contract two times afterwards.

James, 38, practically bought yet another Capitol Hill condominium in 2020 but reversed study course mainly because of the pandemic. He was drawn to The Session by the building’s style and design, the finishes and the place, just three blocks from his parents’ house. He reported a online video marketed him on the two-tale, 1,044-square-foot apartment. “It has a excellent floating staircase,” he stated, “a clean coloration palette, superior-good quality chrome finishes and a gorgeous selection hood above the 6-burner stove.”

He additional that the apartment has significant, light-weight-stuffed home windows and a roomy non-public terrace with drinking water, electrical and gas hookups for out of doors entertaining.

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James stated that he will are living at The Session during his frequent visits with family members and that he “wanted a put that was big adequate for me to move in comprehensive time if I decide to do so.”

Faculties: Payne Elementary, Eliot-Hine Center, Jap Senior High

Transit: The setting up is 3 blocks from the Potomac Avenue Metro station (Blue, Orange and Silver lines) and about 1½ miles from Union Station (and Metro’s Red Line). It is a block from Independence Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue SE. It’s not significantly from Pennsylvania Avenue or from accessibility to the Southeast Freeway (I-695).

Nearby: The Session is in the Barney Circle/Hill East community, about a mile from the U.S. Capitol, a block from Payne Recreation Center and a couple of blocks from Lincoln Park. Congressional Cemetery is several blocks away. The Session is a effortless distance from Safeway, Trader Joe’s, Frager’s Components, Japanese Current market, and Capitol Hill outlets and dining places.

270 15th St. SE, Washington.

The constructing has 7 condos, which include a few two-tale models and four 1-story units. 4 models are underneath deal. Charges variety from $675,000 to $1,350,000.

Features: The condos have customized cabinetry, Hansgrohe fixtures and fittings, and Baldwin doorway and cupboard components. The suite of Bosch kitchen area appliances incorporates a five- or six-burner gasoline vary, panelized (with fronts that match the cabinets) refrigerator and dishwasher, and a built-in beneath-counter microwave. Units have complete-size high-performance stacked washers and dryers, stroll-in or big arrive at-in closets, and side-by-aspect sinks in the most important bogs.

Bedrooms/bathrooms: 2 or 3 / 2 to 4

Square-footage: 865 to 1,837

Property owners association charge: $335 to $700 per thirty day period, based on the unit

Check out model: By appointment

Profits: Chris Masters, 202-360-2426, [email protected]

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