525 Van Buren St. NW, Washington, DC 20912  (3BR, 2BA)


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SOLD:  $526,000

This beautiful 1932 Takoma home has been lovingly restored and updated with an eye for period detail, energy efficiency, and healthy living. The inviting interior is enhanced by an enchanting exterior with lush plantings, and even includes a garage that’s cute enough to be a home!


The clean floor plan offers a living room with original wood-burning fireplace and an arched opening to the dining room.  Also partially open  to  the  dining  room,  the  fully  renovated  kitchen  offers  richly-hued  soapstone  counters  and  stainless  steel Energy  Star  appliances. Upstairs are three bedrooms (the third a twin-sized bedroom or nursery) and a bathroom, as well as a finished attic (currently used as a child’s bedroom). On the lower level are a family room with second fireplace, a beautiful bathroom, and utility/laundry areas.


This home is ideally located in the popular neighborhood of Takoma, DC, with its friendly ambiance and endless amenities, including the ever-popular Farmers’ Market.  You’ll find there’s a lot here to love!

Home Improvements & Amenities

     - Fully Renovated Kitchen
           Soapstone counters
           High end, Energy Star appliances
           Electric convection oven
           Partially opened to dining room
     - All copper pipes replaced (extra strong grade)
     - Completely re-wired by licensed electrician
     - High-efficiency, high-end Carrier brand central air

           (incl.improved filtration system)
     - Completely refinished lower and attic levels
     - Fireplaces and flues upgraded (incl. new liners & caps)
     - Double-paned windows• Custom front door (ash)
     - Rejuvenation Hardware lighting
     - Baldwin door hardware
     - Zero-VOC paints (all living area walls, ceilings)


Neighborhood Amenities


Public transportation

     - 5 blocks to Takoma Metro Station
     - ½ block to Takoma DC Aquatic Center
     - 1-2 blocks to parks, tennis, & more…
     - 2 Zip car stations within 5 blocks
     - 3 blocks to Safeway (w/Starbucks)