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Rachel Levey


$768,000 5110 3rd St NW, Washington, DC 20011
This classic rowhouse is the epitome of DC historic charm. 5110 3rd ST NW sits perched nicely on a large green lot nestled in between the Petworth, Brightwood & Fort Totten neighborhoods. This home still exudes much of its 1936 character yet has been modernized to accommodate the needs of today's living. The home has been lovingly updated and improved by the current owners. The mature and thoughtful landscaping, to include beautiful perennials & fruit trees/bushes, can be enjoyed from the inviting front porch which has been rebuilt, as well the large rear deck that has been beautifully maintained, or the newly constructed patio area that was built to include drainage with the DC RiverSmart Program. The rear yard has been privatized with a fence with gate and faces open space in the alley way to give a beautiful open view. This home features perfectly refinished original hardwood flooring throughout the main and top levels and so many large windows - all have been replaced with Thompson Creek windows. There is a perfect blend of openness, as this is a wider than usual rowhome, with plenty of wall space to still provide defined living and dining areas. The updated kitchen is at the back of the main level and open to the dining area with ample 2-toned cabinetry, incredible Quartz countertop space, backsplash, and new appliances to include a gas range. From the kitchen area, there is a newly installed glass door and transom with access to the deck area for easy entertaining! The main level also features high ceilings, recessed lighting, ceiling fan and stylish chandelier and stunning original moldings & radiator covers. Top level features a rare owner's suite with a customized closet with frosted glass barn door, and an updated bathroom. There is a deep linen closet in the hallway. There are two additional generous sized bedrooms on the top level which are both serviced by a full bathroom completely renovated to include a skylight, reglazed original cast iron tub, beautiful new tiling with niche in shower area, new lighting and chic vanity, accessible from the hallway. Each bedroom has overhead lighting. The lower level of the home has remarkable ceiling height in the finished living space with new flooring and full bathroom, There is a utility room with washer/dryer as well as a former garage which has been enclosed, insulated and converted into a room that can be used for storage/a workshop or even a home gym. The lower level is at grade with the rear yard and has access from both the utility room and former garage. The home features the best of both worlds with radiant heating and newly installed central air conditioning with duct work very carefully installed as to no disturb the aesthetic of the home. The electrical panel was upgraded to 200 Amps, and the home has a fully owned Solar Panel system which pays the owners back! A new gas water heater was recently installed. New owners will have nothing to do but move into this incredibly cared for home! Conveniently located in between the Petworth & Fort Totten metros, near many parks and green space, shops on Upshur & Kennedy streets and the Washington Public Latin Charter School. DC living at its best!
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1936
    Year Built
  • 1,890 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,890 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1,742.4 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: DCDC2074224
  • Type: Townhouse
  • Year Built: 1936
  • Architecture Styles: Federal


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 3

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 3
  • Water Source: Public
  • Parking: On Street
  • Heat Type: Radiant, Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer


  • Sales Price: $768,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $4,012/yr


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