Welcome home to The Avondale, a DC Best Address cooperative building located in DC’s esteemed Dupont Circle neighborhood. Designed by architect Frank White and built by the legendary developer Harry Wardman, the Avondale first opened in 1914 as an apartment building. It was converted to a cooperative in 1949 and features 39 homes in a five-story building. This gorgeous building boasts original Pre-War architecture and details that have been lovingly preserved to maintain its historical integrity. The front of the building is ordained with an impressive iron and glass marquee awning. The Avondale greets you with a stunning lobby and a front desk receptionist Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5:30pm. Amenities of the community include an elevator, extra storage, secure bike storage on-site off-street rental parking(subject to availability,) and a tranquil English-style community courtyard & garden. This location provides a 95 WalkScore and is within walking distance to a plethora of global fine dining restaurants, cafes, nightlife and more around Dupont Circle, Logan Circle/14th Street Corridor, and Connecticut Avenue. You can also easily stroll to The White House, National Mall, Georgetown, and more. Whole Foods, Safeway, the Dupont Farmers Market, and CVS are conveniently located nearby. Dupont Circle Metro is just a short two blocks away and multiple Metrobus lines nearby provide for easy and carefree transportation around the city and Metro area. Quick and easy access to Connecticut Avenue, 16th Street, and Rock Creek Parkway makes getting out of the city a breeze. Enjoy the great outdoors within walking distance to Dupont Circle, S Street Dog Park, Stead Park, and Rock Creek Park. The Avondale provides the perfect city home for the best of DC living.
Features of this home: Entering in, the light-filled super-spacious open living room, dining room, and kitchen welcomes you home. This 1200sf home includes 2 large bedrooms and 1 dual-entry bathroom that has been newly renovated. The quiet corner location is filled with abundant natural light through South and East-facing windows. The hardwood floors flow throughout this home and have been gorgeously refinished in a rich walnut stain. The living room is accented with crown molding, original timeless wide trim, built-in bookshelves, and track lighting. The opening dining room is spacious enough to host dining for 6-8 guests. The refreshed kitchen has a serving peninsula and an abundance of cabinet and pantry storage. It is well-appointed with stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, granite countertops, two windows, and Travertine tile backsplash and flooring. The bedrooms create a split floor plan, with the bedrooms located on opposite ends of the home. The primary bedroom is king-size, and has a double window, a ceiling fan, a walk-in closet with custom closet organization, and ensuite bathroom access. This stylish dual-entry bathroom has just been fully updated with a matte black tile herringbone floor design, a new vanity with storage, a Subway tile shower/tub, and accented with black fixtures. The 2nd bedroom is also equally large, has an adjacent double closet, a ceiling fan, 4 windows, and can serve as multifunctional space for a 2nd/guest bedroom, a home office, a home gym, an artist studio, den, or for whatever use that will suit your needs and bring you joy. A small balcony off the dining room provides your own outdoor space for enjoying morning coffee, an evening glass of wine, or for your green thumb to flourish with herbs and plants. This home is complete with convenient in-home washer and dryer, as well as Carrier brand central air conditioning, and covered radiator heating. Cats are allowed, as well as emotional support animals upon approval. On-site rental parking (subject to availability) is $75 per month. This home includes extra storage located in the building basement. The monthly coop fee of $501.24 includes: Building Maintenance, Grounds Maintenance, Management, Reserve Funds, Master Insurance Policy, Gas, Heat, Sewer, Snow Removal, Trash Removal, Water, & Front Desk Reception. Plus, Real Estate Taxes of $223.64 monthly are paid to the association for total monthly association dues(coop fee + RE taxes) of $724.88. Note that Real Estate Taxes are less than half of Real Estate Taxes compared to another condo or house of equivalent value. Only pay electricity. Cable and Internet providers for the Avondale are Xfinity and Verizon Fios.