Mendota #252220 20th Street NW 25Washington, DC 20009
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Welcome to what has long been known as one of Washington’s "Best Addresses." and deservedly so, as it is the city’s oldest intact pre-war building! ------ This approximately 1,000 square foot home evokes the grandeur of a bygone age. The living room is anchored by a handsome decorative fireplace which features a restored mantel, Victorian English Minton tile surround, and fleur-de-lis patterned cast-iron fireback. The sun-filled room boasts plaster crown and picture rail moldings. An oversized pocket door opens the living room to the commodious dining room which has a large bay window and a magnificent leaded glass corner display cabinet, which still retains its original 120-year-old key! ------- Dramatic 10' ceilings throughout add volume to the generously proportioned rooms. Original heart pine floors envelop the space in warmth, and transoms with original brass hardware are found in several rooms. ----- The ample, updated kitchen features granite counters, stainless appliances, handsome wood cabinets with glass fronts, gas cooking, a pantry, and a large window. The vintage bathroom still retains its original subway tile wainscoting, 2" hexagonal floor tiles, a claw-foot tub and an under-window medicine cabinet! ----- ABOUT THE MENDOTA . . . The much sought-after Mendota was featured prominently in the notable book "Best Addresses: A Century of Washington's Distinguished Apartment Houses" by James M. Goode. Rich with history, the building was the first apartment house to be constructed in tony Kalorama. Built in 1902, this turn-of-the-century landmark is brimming with Old World charm in one of the most fashionable neighborhoods in the nation's capital. ------ Cats are welcomed at The Mendota, and the building's services include: extended hours front desk (7AM-11PM), private courtyard garden, bicycle room, extra storage for every owner, reception room, laundry room and on-site management. The building allows washers and dryers to be installed in units. ------ All this and a remarkable location - situated within easy walking distance to Dupont, Adams Morgan and Woodley Park. The Metro is only a short stroll away and you will never need to eat at home because every restaurant you could ever want is just down the road. Plus, Rock Creek Park and Kalorama Park are only blocks away.
|3 days ago||Listing updated with changes from the MLS|
|a week ago||Status changed to Pending|
|2 weeks ago||Listing first seen online|