2010 Hillyer Place NW Washington, DC 20009
Elegant and stunning this Historic Residence, offers 6BDRM 5.5 Baths, 9 Fireplaces (6 are gas logs), secured parking, and an Elevator, located in one of the most desirable tree-lined streets in DuPont, steps away from the Metro, the Phillips Gallery, Cosmos Club, Farmers Market, and distinct shops and restaurants. Built in 1883, for the daughter of Judge Hillyer, the Hillyer House, retains many of the original details such as the original wooden double door entrance, built-in shelves, high ceilings, pine floors, moldings, fitted shutters, pocket doors, ceramic tile mantels depicting scenes from around the world. The meticulous renovations, restorations, and upgrades by the current owner with superb attention to detail offer a comfortable living in the beauty of old charm and modern conveniences. Laminated storm windows throughout the house serve as a sound barrier to street noise to create a city-center sanctuary. The main floor offers a living room, parlor, dining, kitchen, powder room, and deck off the dining. The kitchen features a breakfast bar, Corian counters, a skylight, Swedish flooring, and ample storage. Underneath the kitchen is a large storage area with a workbench. The lower level in-law suite has separate front and back entrances, a bedroom with a heart of pine wood flooring, decorative fireplace, bath, laundry, kitchen, and an original cast iron cook stove from the 1890s that makes a great wine bar now. The upper-level one offers 3 bdrm ( or use as home-office) and 2 baths and the upper-level two offers a penthouse-style, master suite, and bedroom turned into a custom closet. The entire 3rd floor is a master bedroom sanctuary with its own multiple speaker system and a dedicated air conditioning zone just for the master bedroom. Both master baths have Toto toilets, Toto bidets, heated floors, towel warmers, Robern cabinets, and Perrin & Rowe fixtures. The large master bath, with double sinks, features a restored original claw foot in front of glass log fireplace. The laundry is conveniently located between the master bath and the walk-in closet, which has floor to ceiling custom made Poliform Italian-designed closet cabinets to accommodate clothing for all four seasons, hanging rod that swivels down for ease and convenience, large floor-to-ceiling mirrors, three-way mirrors, dedicated shoe closet, and additional pullout shoe shelves etc ***Additional details***There are multiple zones of heating/cooling to preserve energy in the house. A “Smart wire” comprised of two RG6-Quad shield coaxial cables, two multi-mode fiber optic lines, and two Category 5 communication cables have been installed throughout the house to offer digital connectivity and redundancy. Music lovers can enjoy ceiling speakers in the living room, parlor, and banquet-size dining room on the first floor and in the 2nd-floor office. The stained-glass skylight on the top floor was custom-made by a Portland, Oregon artist to showcase the Ginkgo tree, as Hillyer Place is lined with Ginkgo trees. At night, the stained glass is illuminated with 18 dedicated lights.
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