Timeless Federal rowhouse with a separately metered lower level 1BR/1BA apartment AND a carriage house in the sought-after Barracks Row! The front cast-iron balcony and garden gate were salvaged from the Grand Raleigh Hotel that was demolished in 1960. The classic marble-tiled entrance with a glass front door transom welcomes you into the 2BR/1BA main residence. Classic Federal Style architecture abounds with large bay windows, french doors including original hardware, and a wood-burning fireplace wrapped by a custom marble mantel and antique oak floors throughout. You’ll find an additional fireplace in the dining room with great sight-lines into your private courtyard. The updated kitchen features stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, quartz countertops, and marble flooring. Follow the curved stairway upstairs where you’ll find two bedrooms with custom closets and an updated bath. The completely separate 1BR/1BA terrace level apartment has a separate with CofO, fully above-ground bay windows in the living/dining room, custom built-ins, full kitchen, and an updated bath. The bedroom is a fully above-grade space with large glass sliding doors providing direct access to the courtyard. The large brick patio provides ample space for outdoor entertaining, gardening, relaxing and connects the main building to a rare 2-level carriage house. The carriage house adds even more historic charm and would make an ideal home office, home gym, guest space, or all three! It features two large rooms, custom stained glass, four skylights, W/D, a third full kitchen, and an updated bath. The home was originally built for John Carlier, M.D. in 1892 and used for his residence and as an office for his medical practice. He kept his horse and carriage in the carriage house at the rear. A smart and flexible investment property, ideal for a short or long-term rental! Idyllic block that delivers the perfect balance of quiet tree-lined streetscape and convenience at the heart of Capitol Hill. Half block to all the shops and restaurants on 8th St SE, two blocks to Eastern Market Metro, three blocks to Frager's Hardware, YES! Organic Market & Trader Joe's, eight blocks to the US Capitol, Library of Congress and the Supreme Court.
Listing courtesy of Compass.