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Open House: Apr 2, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Remarks: Never to be built again! Built for an architect as his personal residence.



Beds: 3
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 4,390
Listing #DCDC2087190
There will NEVER be another! This majestic home was built by a world renowned architect Dr. Djanghuir Darvish in the desirable Palisades neighborhood. He lovingly built this home as his personal residence from a little shack that was once owned by a famous TV journalist. This Iconic contemporary home in the desirable Palisades location of DC is a true masterpiece. Dr. Darvish designed, built and called this "home" for many decades.He creatively used different materials and using curves and angles to create a stunning effect. The Thermopaned windows provide privacy yet allows light and views to be unrestricted. The architecturally interesting portico leads you into the the polished granite foyer which is handicapped accessible. You are then welcomed into a magnificent room of 3 walls of floor to ceiling glass. The stunning granite staircase , replicating the inside of a shell, leads you into a landing area which is great for mingling when entertaining. The arched doorway welcomes you to a gracious living room with recessed lighting, columns and casement windows on three sides. If you turn left off the stairs you enter the formal dining room with a wall of glass. The large gourmet kitchen is just off the dining room providing dual entry access. The large custom kitchen has a tray ceiling, and built ins. The island provides 2 cooktops one with gas and the other electric as well as a grill. and sink. The large banquette provides space to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or chat while cooking. The German brand Poggen Pohl cabinetry, the Italian brand Fiandre custom flooring the Gaggeneau ovens all demonstrates that the architect spared no expense.The next level provides a landing providing ample space to stop and rest a while or sit and read. Plexiglass panels instead or rails give this area unique openness. To the right you enter the primary suite with 3 walk in closets and architectural walls and ceiling that provide uniqueness to the room. Relax in the jetted tub or take a quick shower in the custom stall. His and her sinks, heated auto flush toilet add to the luxury. The right are 2 other rooms one being an ensuite. Pull down stairs lead you to the flat roof if you should want to enjoy spectacular views or the fireworks on the 4th of July. There are numerous custom features from the doors to the walls, lighting and ceiling that make this home unique, an architectural delight and will appeal to a purchaser who is looking for a unique custom home. One car garage and 4 spaces for cars in the driveway, unheard of!Located near Georgetown University, Medstar Georgetown Hospital, The Lab School Washington DC. Easy access to Georgetown, The Kennedy Center, Rock Creek or take Key Bridge into Virginia, major routes and shopping.Welcome to Stunning Home! Never to be built again!Open House 4/2 from 2-4pm
Listing Courtesy of: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty (703) 281-8500
Property Features
Location Information
County: D.C.
Cross Street: P Street, NW
Latitude: 38.90863
Longitude: -77.08284
Subdivision: PALISADES
In City Limits: Yes
Interior Features
Central Air: Yes
Interior: Breakfast Area, Attic, Built-Ins, Central Vacuum, Curved Staircase, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Open, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Spiral Staircase, Stall Shower, Walk-in C
1/2 Baths: 1
Has Dining Room: Yes
Has Fireplace: No
Number of Fireplaces: 0
Heating: Central
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Cooling: Central A/C
Water Heater: Natural Gas
Appliances: Central Vacuum, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Cooktop - Down Draft, Compactor, Cooktop, Dryer - Front Loading, Dual Flush Toilets, Indoor Grill, Oven/Range - Electric, Oven/Range - Gas, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater
Basement Description: Workshop, Unfinished, Interior Access
Has Basement: Yes
Exterior Features
Style: Contemporary
Stories: 3
Foundation: Other
Roof: Concrete
Possession: Negotiable
Septic or Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Has Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 1
Lot Description: Backs to Trees
Lot Size in Acres: 0.12
Lot Size in Sq. Ft.: 5,227
Zoning: AR
Transportation: Airport less than 10 miles, Bus Stop less than 1 mi
Additional Information
ListDate: 2023-03-28 00:00:00.0
Property SubType: Detached
Stories: 3
Year Built: 1985
Status: Active
Tax Year: 2022
Tax Amount: $7,065
Ownership Interest: Fee Simple

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