Modern house on Massachusetts Avenue offered at $5 million

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Newly built fashionable properties are a rarity together Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest Washington, the place you are far more probable to see properties in the Georgian, Federal and Colonial kinds. Admittedly, it is difficult to catch a glimpse of this household from the avenue mainly because it is concealed at the rear of substantial, entire trees and tall fencing that encircles the lot.

“I’ve constantly favored Mass. Ave. so when this opportunity came about, I just jumped on it,” stated developer Hashim Hassan of INLE Enhancement. “It’s really unusual to have an option on Mass. Ave. to make new. You have a whole lot of properties that you can insert to, but it’s quite expense-prohibitive to tear down a thing and establish new. This was 1 of all those pretty distinctive possibilities.”

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Massachusetts Avenue home | The newly crafted stone-and-stucco household was intended by architect Douglas Soe Lin and constructed by INLE Improvement. It is stated at just less than $5 million. (C Gauthier Pictures)

Hassan razed a 1954 brick rambler to develop this unusually shaped stucco-and-stone home. As a nod to nearby Washington National Cathedral and St. Albans Faculty, he used stone from the similar quarry, Carderock, that was utilized to create those people buildings. But he mixed in yet another regional stone. About 40 p.c of the stone is Foggy Base.

“I did not want to use just 1 variety of stone,” Hassan explained. “If I made use of all the identical stone, it would be a lot more regular. Mine is a little bit extra modern.”

The triangular shape of the dwelling was dictated in component by the a few streets bordering the ton — Massachusetts Avenue, Garfield Avenue and 36th Put — and the zoning constraints. Hassan collaborated with architect Douglas Soe Lin on the style and design.

“It’s a one of a kind home, a exclusive opportunity to establish some thing special,” Hassan said. “We also preferred to occur up with ways to enjoy what the land introduced to us. We have a immediate check out of the cathedral and St. Albans. Also, we have a whole lot of existing greenery. It is a incredibly personal good deal. We required to have a great deal of glass to have that indoor-out of doors [experience].”

A gated entry opens to a lengthy driveway that crosses in front of the residence and turns into a two-automobile garage. The entrance of the property faces 36th Place. A triangular overhang cantilevers over the mahogany entrance door.

The primary stage has an open floor system with floor-to-ceiling home windows that overlook the patio and supply sights of the cathedral. Rift sawn white oak flooring grounds the area. The exact same stone, Cambria quartz, that surrounds the gasoline fireplace is made use of on the backsplash and the waterfall countertop on the kitchen area island. The major-ground bedroom has an en suite toilet with a sauna. Two sets of stairs guide to the second flooring. A glass elevator that runs to each individual level in the household is subsequent to the most important stairs, which have glass railings.

“I was hoping to capture the uninterrupted check out chances,” Hassan mentioned about why he selected a glass elevator. “And I preferred to be exclusive. I required to differentiate from [other houses]. It was a painstaking coordination concerning the glass seller and the elevator [contractor].”

The second amount has four bedrooms, a laundry home and a den, or sitting region. The top stage has the owner’s suite, with a big wander-in closet and accessibility to equally a personal roof deck and the main roof deck. The elevator and stairs both of those guide to a major-flooring landing with a wet bar. A sliding-glass doorway future to the soaked bar opens to the major roof deck.

The decreased amount has a significant spouse and children room, toilet and wine cellar.

The five-bed room, 8-bathroom, 6,000-square-foot house is mentioned at just underneath $5 million. An open up property is scheduled for Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.

3612 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

  • Bedrooms/bogs: 5/8
  • Approximate square-footage: 6,000
  • Good deal dimension: .15 acre
  • Open up dwelling: Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Characteristics: The recently designed stone-and-stucco property was intended by architect Douglas Soe Lin and designed by INLE Advancement. The triangular property has an open flooring approach with ground-to-ceiling home windows that provide sights of Washington Countrywide Cathedral. The primary roof deck also has views of the cathedral. A two-car or truck garage is attached to the home. The dwelling is at the rear of large, full trees and tall fencing that encircles the ton, furnishing privateness.
  • Listing brokers: Tammy Gale, Andrea Hatfield, Anne Hatfield Weir and Heidi Hatfield, Washington Wonderful Homes