Crestwood is known for its charming mix of styles including primarily Tudor, Spanish Colonial, and Federal revivals. Originally planned as a community of in-town estates, this house was built during the neighborhood’s halcyon days when many of its handsome neighbors began to appear. This was in the period following the end of World War II, when Crestwood became a noteworthy destination. One is near all of the pleasures and amenities of Rock Creek Park and the Carter Barron Amphitheater.This handsome residence combines classic brick colonial style with up-to-date renovations. This exceptionally well-designed house has all of the hallmarks of quality construction with spacious, comfortably proportioned rooms. It combines the best elements of superior construction with a renovated, open, interior. The main floor is distinguished by a center hall, a study which could be used as a bedroom in addition to a full bath, a generous sized living room, sunroom, and dining room. The kitchen was recently renovated and expanded, and offers a contemporary plan with generous storage and quality appliances. Interior details include shutters throughout, recessed lighting, colonial-style millwork, eight over eight-style windows, and six-panel doors. The second floor offers four large bedrooms all of which have walk-in closets. There are also two bathrooms at each end of the hall. The third floor could be used as an additional bedroom, study, or sitting room. The lower level has been renovated to provide a large, well-appointed au pair suite with separate entrance.The exterior is equally impressive and perfectly situated for entertaining. A pleasantly landscaped garden provides an opportunity for a swimming pool, pergola, or gazebo. There is also a one-car garage that could be used as a studio or workshop.

1818 Upshur Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
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