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2812 N St Nw,

WASHINGTON, DC

$7,900,000

6 Beds
6½ Baths
7,422 Sqft
0.16 Acres

The Decatur House, located at 2812 N Street, NW, is extraordinary - even by the standards of the East Village of Georgetown which is filled with wonderful Federal mansions. This stunning and authentic 1779 brick residence still retains the glorious grounds that surrounded it when it was first built. In addition to visual magnificence it has a storied history which links the house to the national and colonial record of the United States. The house was the home of Susan Decatur who took refuge there after her husband, a Revolutionary War naval hero and Commodore of the Navy, was killed in a duel. Here, she entertained the dignitaries and the celebrities of the young America. The house is filled with history and maintains much of its original floor plan and details, a rare trait. The house was completely renovated at the beginning of the current owner's tenure and has been faithfully maintained since then by the District's most skilled contractors and tradesmen. The facade is a perfect example of Federal architecture. The entire entry level has 12.5' ceilings. In proportion to this volume of space are the oversized windows and large fireplaces. The great drawing room is 34' long and flanked by two fireplaces and four sets of French doors which lead out to the covered porch. Beyond the great drawing room is the dining room which matches the grandeur and elegance of the previous space at almost 30' long. There are three bedrooms including the primary bedroom and three full baths on the second floor. The entire floor has ceilings over 11', and two of the bedrooms have French doors opening to the south balcony. The top floor of the house has two charming bedrooms of equal size. Each has two sets of south-facing dormers, its own full bath, and good closets and built-ins. There are two walk-in cedar closets at the end of the hallway, one with an original dormer window inside. The property also has off street parking for two cars.

Facts & Features
MLS® # DCDC2064200
Price $7,900,000
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 6.50
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 7,422
Acres 0.16
Year Built 1799
Type Residential
Sub-Type Townhouse
Style Federal
Status Active Under Contract
Community Information
Address 2812 N St Nw
Subdivision GEORGETOWN
City WASHINGTON
County WASHINGTON-DC
State DC
Zip Code 20007
Amenities
Parking Prk Space Cnvys
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes
Interior
Heating Radiator
Cooling Central A/C
Has Basement Yes
Basement Full, Connecting Stairway, Rear Entrance, Fully Finished, Walkout Level, Windows, Space For Rooms, Daylight, Full
Fireplace No
# of Fireplaces 4
# of Stories 4
Stories 4
Exterior
Exterior Brick and Siding
Foundation Stone
School Information
District DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Additional Information
Date Listed September 16th, 2022
Days on Market 57
Zoning RES
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
Listing Details
Office Washington Fine Properties, LLC

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Listing information last updated on November 28th, 2022 at 6:30am CST.