Home of the Week: A ‘Once in a Century’ Historical Property in D.C.
In our newest ‘Home of the Week’, we move from a “Mansion of the Year” candidate to a possible “once in a century” property in Washington D.C. The estate that was home to the Textile Museum for nearly a century, is currently on the market for $22 million.
In our newest ‘Home of the Week‘, we move from a “Mansion of the Year” candidate to a possible “once in a century” property in Washington D.C. The estate that was home to the Textile Museum for nearly a century, is currently on the market for $22 million.
Located in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C., you’d be hard pressed to find a more historically significant and exquisitely apportioned home in the entire country. Completed in 1915 by Jefferson Memorial and National Archives designer John Russell Pope, this property located at 2320 S. Street was originally built as a primary residence for prominent “Washingtonian” George Hewitt Myers.
Myers purchased an adjacent residence a few years later, which gives the prospective buyer of this estate a total of 34,000 square feet of land area with nearly 27,000 square feet of interior living space. Add in the 7,000 square feet of meticulously landscaped gardens and you truly have a one-of-a-kind estate that can dub as one of the grandest homes in America or even a new embassy or museum!
The nearly century old home is built in the “Adams style” and features a grand foyer with “black and white marble floors and ground-floor rooms paneled in Italian Walnut, American Oak and cedar” from the original owners’ own timber mills. The “home” also includes 10 bedrooms and 8 full and 6 half bathrooms. Not only is this property a once in a generation type home, being just 2 miles away from the White House and other historic D.C. sights and museums makes it not only exceptionally unique, but also exceedingly well located.
The home is listed by an all-star agent team of Sylvia Bergstrom, Marin Hagen and Joseph Zorc, with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. If you’d like to see and learn more about our ‘Home of the Week’ visit coldwellbanker.com and the official Textile Museum website
Opportunities such as the Textile Museum property seldom arise in the Washington regional market. To have such unique buildings designed by world-renowned architects, along with large and stunning grounds in the heart of Kalorama represents a once-in-a-generation – or possible once-in-a-century – opportunity. We are honored to be representing this unique and wonderful property.”Sylvia Bergstrom.