Center-Hall Colonial Built for Entertaining photo 1

3033 Ordway Street, NW
Washington, DC, United States


The curved walkway of this stately home welcomes you into a finely-appointed, traditional style home in a superb D.C. location. Step into the foyer and notice dark, hardwood floors and walls painted in a tasteful muted palette. Crown molding at the top of the tall, 10'4" ceilings and suggest the quality throughout this home. Each level of this home features something special. For example, the first floor features a private patio off the kitchen, the upstairs boasts three bedrooms, and the lower floor features a solarium and wood-burning fireplace for year-round enjoyment and a fourth bedroom. The lovely yard offers landscaping and hardscaping appreciated by gardeners and nature novice alike.

Situated in the historic Cleveland Park neighborhood this home is easily accessible to Metro, shops, and dining.

Open the door to discover an open entry way with tall, 10'4" ceilings. The crown molding details immediately stand out, as do the dark hardwood floors, and smooth staircase with curved newel post. You can see a second-story, arched window at the top of the stairs, and double French door at the back of the hallway, both flooding the entry with warm, natural light.

Living Room
To your immediate right you'll find the formal living room. It features five windows and a classically-inspired, wood-burning fireplace, decorative mantle and marble surround. Again the room is adorned with decorative crown molding and traditionally-styled baseboards.

Dining Room
Crossing the hall entry in the opposite direction you'll enter the formal dining room. It is large enough to accommodate a dining table and chairs and two serving sideboards. The room is fitted with decorative chair rail in addition to the elaborate crown molding. A traditional chandelier anchors the room, ready for your next formal meal or everyday dining elegance. Walk through the swing door to access the kitchen.

The light, bright kitchen attached to the dining room features an all-white assembly of cabinetry. The top-of-the-line appliances (Sub-Zero, Thermador, Gaggenau and Bosch) surround a bank of five windows, each overlooking the garden. Enjoy the view as you prepare your meals. Start your morning here with a cup of coffee or finish the evening with an informal dinner overlooking the carefully designed yard.

Master Bedroom
Traveling upstairs to the second floor you can pause and see the amazing view at the spacious landing with its large, arch-topped window. Down the hall is the master bedroom. Inside are five windows and hardwood floors. The master bedroom is spacious enough to comfortably contain a queen size bed, armoire, dresser, two chairs, and small desk. The master bath has a private entrance from the bedroom. The closet in the master bedroom is cedar-lined.

Bedrooms 1 and 2
Across the hall are two additional bedrooms. The two bedrooms share access to a full bathroom. Both bedrooms share the classic design details of crown moldings and hardwood floors. Both have cedar-lined closets

An open-floor plan attic is accessible from the hallway stairs. It features four windows for flexible use for storage. There is a large, walk-in, cedar-lined closet to allow for off-season clothing storage. The ceiling height is sufficient for a possible future attic expansion.

Lower Level
The spectacular lower level opens to the solarium. Surrounded by bright windows, the lower level features built-in bookshelves, wood-burning fireplace, and parquet wood floors. A traditional mantle surrounding the wood-burning fireplace and white columns offer traditional design elegance. The open floor plan allows you to arrange the area to suit your needs. Adjacent to the lower level family room are a fabulous solarium, bedroom and full bathroom.

An extension of both the home and the garden, the solarium provides a restful retreat year-round. It is connected off of the lower level with three steps onto a large tile floor. French doors open the home to fragrant summer breeze, or, allow you to enjoy maximum sunlight on a cold winter day. The solarium is an elegant connection between indoors and outdoors that will be enjoyed for years.

Fourth Bedroom
Wall-to-wall built in bookshelves adorn the private bedroom located off of the main living area. Two windows allow for natural light. Track lighting can be positioned as you prefer.

Patio and Garden
Directly off of the solarium is a multi-level patio and garden gracefully winding its way through the back yard. The patio is comprised brick inlaid in a herringbone design. The patio is large enough for entertaining and can even accommodate small, potted fruit trees. Step down into the garden and you'll find mature bushes, seasonal plantings, and rock garden. The pleasant sounds of a small waterfall will enchant.

Location Benefits

• Historic Cleveland Park district is supremely located in D.C.
• Private garden retreat can be enjoyed from both levels of the home
• Close proximity to Metro, shops, and cafes provide easy access to amenities

Exceptional Gardens, Detailed Mouldings in the Home, High Ceilings and Filled with Light, Close to the Metro, shops, cafes and restaurants.

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