Phyllis Jane Young
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$1,430,000 For Sale

639 E Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

5 beds, 3 baths | Townhouse
2,455 sq ft; lot: 2178 sq ft lot - MLS# DCDC398686
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Extravagantly scaled with positively sumptuous possibilities!  This nearly 23 foot wide, light-filled Federal style beauty encompasses 3 splendid levels plus a fabulous deep garden presently featuring an enchanting pond stocked with enormous koi rivaled only by those at the National Arboretum. PLUS POSSIBLE PARKING! The location? Second to none! Just a block to Metro, Trader Joe’s, and Eastern Market and a short stroll to sublime restaurants like Pineapple and Pearls and Montmartre, plus the Library of Congress, Supreme Court, and the U.S. Capitol. Truly, a legacy property! The main level includes a formal foyer, living room with wood burning fireplace, and formal dining room — both rooms feature glass doors that glide open to the patio and garden— there’s also a full kitchen, guest bedroom or home office, and a full bath. The second floor has a large main room with an open deck and a staircase to the garden, a large bedroom, a full bath, and a small kitchen which could be converted to a bath. On the third level are two more huge bedrooms, a full bath, and another small kitchen, also with potential for an en suite bath. Bordering historic Archibald Walk and Brent eligible, there is even possible parking.


  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 2,455
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 2
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 2
  • Bathrooms Full Main Level: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2: 1
  • Baths: 3
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 4
  • Bedrooms Count Main Level: 1
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2: 2
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Building Total SQFT: 2,455
  • Central Air Y/N: Yes
  • Construction Materials: Brick
  • Cooling: Electric
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • County/Area: Washington County
  • Directions: So Close-in on Brent eligible block between 6th and 7th SE on E...walk everywhere! 1/2 blk to Metro!
  • Elementary School: Brent
  • Entry Floor Number: 1
  • Fireplace: Yes, 1
  • Flooring Type: Wood
  • Full Baths: 3
  • Heating: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Forced Air
  • Heating Y/N: Yes
  • Improvements: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Interior Features: 2nd Kitchen
  • Levels/Stories: 3+
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Location Type: Historic
  • Lot Dimensions: 23 X 100
  • Lot Dimensions Source: Plat Map/Survey
  • Lot Features: Pond, Landscaping
  • Lot Size: 0.0500
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 2,268
  • Main Entrance Orientation: North
  • Open House: 02-16-2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
  • Photo Option: Lister Will Upload All
  • Property Condition: As-is Condition, Renov/Remod
  • Property Type: Townhouse
  • School District: District Of Columbia Public Schools
  • SchoolDistrictSource: Listing Agent
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Soil Types: Urban Land-Sassafras-Chillum
  • Sq.Ft.: 2455
  • Story List: Main, Upper 1, Upper 2
  • Style: Federal
  • Sub Type: Row/Townhouse
  • Subdivision: Capitol Hill
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Tax Annual Amount: 10405.0
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 2,455
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Total Below Grade SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total Finished SQFT: 2,455
  • Total Finished SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Total SQFT Source: Assessor
  • Type Of Parking: Other, On Street
  • Utilities: Electric Available, Natural Gas Available
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings
  • Water Source: Public
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
  • Zip Code: 20003
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Phyllis Jane Young
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate

605 Pennsylvania Ave. SE 
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-262-7253
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