An Updated Midcentury in Washington, DC Lists For $2.7M
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An Updated Midcentury in Washington, DC Lists For $2.7M

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
This recently renovated midcentury home is bright, open, and full of high-end finishes.

Located in the quiet Washington, DC, neighborhood of Forest Hills, just steps from Rock Creek Park, this late-1950s home features classic midcentury lines and a breezy open-plan layout that brings light and an airy sense of space to its freshly renovated interiors.

The glazed facade is broken up by classic midcentury lines.

The glazed facade is broken up by classic midcentury lines.

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The open-plan great room is bright and airy, with a modern feel that nods to the home's midcentury roots.

The open-plan great room is bright and airy, with a modern feel that nods to the home's midcentury roots.

In fact, according to the listing, everything in the 4,100-square-foot home is brand-new except for the structure's original brick envelope. The interior updates were designed by Akseizer Design Group and executed by Coba—with careful attention paid to detail and high-quality finishes throughout.

The renovation was designed by Akseizer Design Group and executed by Coba.

The renovation was designed by Akseizer Design Group and executed by Coba.

The main living space features a 12.5' vaulted ceiling. The branched chandelier above the dining table is from France & Son.

The main living space features a 12.5' vaulted ceiling. The branched chandelier above the dining table is from France & Son.

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Alchemy Bronze Full Bed
Alchemy Bronze Full Bed
Elegant bronze frame by Barcelona-based Mermelada Estudio dreams up a modern interpretation of a vintage bed. Spare, linear design aligns bronze-plated iron rods from head to footboard on a low-profile frame. Mattress sold separately.
IKEA SÖDERHAMN Sectional
IKEA SÖDERHAMN Sectional
If you like the way it looks you have to try it! The deep seats, moveable back cushions and suspension fabric make this seating very comfortable. Create your own combination, sit back and relax.
Roll & Hill Agnes Chandelier – 14 Light
Roll & Hill Agnes Chandelier – 14 Light
Agnes is an elegant design, featuring a modular anodized aluminum structure with articulated joints. Articulated joints allow for the lamps to be rotated to irregular angles or be arranged vertically in a church-like state.

The two-level home features five bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, as well as signature midcentury features such as a vaulted ceiling and a wall of windows with sliding glass doors—for indoor/outdoor living during the capital city's warmer months.

Sliding glass doors open to a private rear garden for indoor/outdoor entertaining during the warmer months.

Sliding glass doors open to a private rear garden for indoor/outdoor entertaining during the warmer months.

The open kitchen features a large center island, an overhead skylight, and ample storage. 

The open kitchen features a large center island, an overhead skylight, and ample storage. 

A wooden extension to the kitchen island provides additional dining space. All of the light wood flooring is new.

A wooden extension to the kitchen island provides additional dining space. All of the light wood flooring is new.

 The master suite is located on the main level and has a large walk-in closet.

 The master suite is located on the main level and has a large walk-in closet.

 The en suite master bath features luxe marble-clad surfaces that include Carrera marble countertops and Piatra gray herringbone marble floors. There is also a deep soaking tub.

 The en suite master bath features luxe marble-clad surfaces that include Carrera marble countertops and Piatra gray herringbone marble floors. There is also a deep soaking tub.

One of the additional bedrooms.

One of the additional bedrooms.

The entrance and stairs leading to the lower level.

The entrance and stairs leading to the lower level.

The lower-level family room has a wet bar, a kitchenette, and doors leading to the backyard.

The lower-level family room has a wet bar, a kitchenette, and doors leading to the backyard.

The lower-level bedroom suite has its own private entrance.

The lower-level bedroom suite has its own private entrance.

There is also an additional guest room on the lower level.

There is also an additional guest room on the lower level.

A look at the backyard.

A look at the backyard.

2908 Ellicott St. NW, Washington, DC is listed for $2,695,000 by Robert Hryniewicki, Adam T. Rackliffe, and Christopher R. Leary of HRL Partners at Washington Fine Properties.

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