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Perfectly nestled in the heart of Petworth, mere blocks from all the action, 4019 5th Street, NW is an airy and elegant 2,179 square foot porch-front federal rowhome. With three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and an open and bright layout that has been fully renovated for ideal city living.
The charming porch is the perfect spot for a morning cup of coffee while overlooking the lovely front yard. Entering the home, a spacious and open living space is highlighted by thoughtful details like crown molding and recessed lighting. The western light warms the home with evening light showcasing the gleaming hardwood floors found throughout. The open living and dining area flows into the kitchen providing an ideal flow for entertaining.
The sunny cook's kitchen features a full suite of stainless-steel appliances, tall, white shaker-style cabinetry, and granite countertops. The peninsula is perfect for informal dining, buffet style meals or extra counterspace to prep all your gourmet meals. The kitchen has access to the rear deck and fully fenced yard to enjoy the outdoors. The yard is an urban oasis, offering a retreat that's ideal for entertainment or quiet relaxation. Behind the fence are two off-street parking spaces.
Upstairs, there are three spacious bedrooms. The front primary bedroom feels airy and grand and features vaulted ceilings with dormer windows that flood the room with natural light. An en-suite bathroom offers a double vanity and ceramic tiled shower with bench. The second and third bedrooms are located at the rear of the home overlooking the yard. There is a hallway bathroom, across from the washer and dryer, which are conveniently located on the second floor.
The fully finished lower level rounds out this fabulous home. Featuring a large family room and full bathroom, this space can be used for many purposes. There is also a door to access the rear yard from this level.
Just minutes from the city's rich array of cultural, business, and historic centers, this home offers unparalleled convenience. Ideally located only minutes from Metro, the hip Upshur Street restaurants and shops that form the heart of Petworth, the farmer’s market, two grocery stores, Petworth playground and splash park, many shops, restaurants, and entertainment!
One of Petworth’s best-known claims to fame is President Lincoln’s Cottage, but while the rest of the neighborhood might not be familiar to visitors yet, residents recognize its unique flair and offerings. From neighborhood gatherings to unique pop-up restaurants and independent shops, Petworth has something special for all visitors. Dig deeper and discover both one-time and all-the-time activities to enjoy in this neighborhood throughout the year. Petworth is known for its community events. Held in early summer, Celebrate Petworth is an annual event anchored around art, music, food, healthy living and family. You’ll want to visit the festival’s Arts Zone, featuring local arts vendors, clothing boutiques, live muralists and performance artists. Little ones will love the Kids Zone, which includes crafts, a puppet theater and storytime. The Petworth Jazz Project is a free music series held in Petworth Park at 8th and Taylor Streets from May through September. Past performers include Kris Funn, Herb Scott and Akua Allrich. Have an interest in arts and crafts? Petworth’s Upshur Street Handmade Art & Craft Fair is an annual event held each December featuring vendors, sponsors, performers, shoppers, entertainers and local businesses who crowd the sidewalks for a fun neighborhood celebration.
Home cooks will want to visit The Petworth Community Market, a weekly farmers’ market held on Saturdays from May through November. The market features produce, prepared food and local vendors such as Sweet Crimes, Panorama Bakery and Harrar Coffee & Roastery. The market also hosts performances by musicians and artists, as well as chefs who put together cooking demonstrations. Exploring the neighborhood’s restaurant scene is also a must – Petworth is home to not one, but two, of Bon Appétit’s best new restaurants in America for 2017. Himitsu, the no reservations, quaint 24-seat restaurant inhabiting the Upshur strip, delivers on what first-time restaurateurs Kevin Tien and Carlie Steiner call “New Japanese.” And just across the street is Timber Pizza Co., a former food truck turned brick-and-mortar that’s been wowing pizza lovers in a cool, industrial-chic space. Bookworms will love Upshur Street Books. Discover quirky picture books, books about DC’s past and present, work from local authors (politicians included), essay collections, novels, puzzles and much more. If you like enjoying a cocktail while reading, head to the Petworth Citizen & Reading Room. The classy spot is a neighborhood literary bar and restaurant with friendly service, tasty food and delicious drinks.
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