About 1415 31st St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia
Built in 1941, this elegant residence is one of two modeled from a group of houses in Cheltenham, England.1415 31st Street is one of the last houses built by Boss and Phelps and taken from plans drawn by ArchitectHarvey P. Baxter prior to the Second World War. The English Regency facade is of scored stucco. The entrance level of the house offers a welcoming expansive foyer with a black and white terrazzo floorleading past a powder room and a handsome bar area and into an elegant, cozy library with a gas fireplace and built-in shelves. French doors open to a delightful private garden featuring a small garden house used for garden storage. On the second floor and to the right of the graceful staircase is the living room which sets the tone for entertaining and comfortable living with its fireplace and wall of windows overlooking 31st Street. The galley kitchen has a charming sunny breakfast nook with built-in shelves and a beautiful window. Overlooking the garden, the formal dining room is expansive and allows for elegant entertaining. The third floor offers the spacious owners suite and two more nice-sized bedrooms. There is also an additional hall bath. This house is a true jewel situated on one of Georgetown's prettiest streets, a short distance fromhistoric Tudor Place, Dumbarton Oaks, and lovely Montrose Park and just one block away from transport,and amenities.