1521 Marion STREET NW, Washington, DC 20001
This adorable gem puts the awe in Shawsome! Featuring 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, this charming home is in the center of the historic Shaw neighborhood, and Marion Street is the sweetest little street in the nation’s capital. An end unit rowhome with enviable of living space and room dimensions, it sits immediately adjacent to the Marion Street Intergenerational Garden where neighbors celebrate beauty, community and friendship as they nurture an abundant garden teaming with flowers, shrubs and herbs.
As you admire this wonderful garden on the walk to the home, you will be warmed by its striking brick exterior and large windows that give it abundant interior light. Upon entrance, you are greeted by hardwood floors and an open floor plan that makes entertaining a breeze. The open kitchen has been outfitted with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, ample cabinet storage and breakfast bar seating - perfect for preparing meals with friends and family alike. It is from here that you enter the fenced rear yard – featuring a parking space as well as a patio for cozy outdoor living.
The second level is flooded in light from gorgeous skylights and features two bedrooms, a bathroom and the laundry closet. The front bedroom has large windows with a stunning view to the colorful homes of Marion Street while the primary bedroom has a lovely balcony for morning coffee and a designer ready walk-in closet to give you abundant space for storage.
Convenience is everything with this amazing location. It has close proximity to the Metro, all the offerings and courts of the Kennedy Rec Center, the famous 'O Street' Market, world class Michelin star restaurants and supermarkets and dog parks all within walking distance.
History buffs will love living in Shaw for its long and vibrant history. First developed by freed slaves after the Civil War, Shaw grew into a cultural icon with jazz clubs, restaurants and clubs that set the standard for urban living. In the 1990s local organizations led a renaissance of community development which gave rise to booming businesses, great entertainment options and cultural festivals that have put Shaw on the map as a desirable place to live. Today, Shaw offers something for everyone - modern essentials like top-notch schools, a variety of shopping choices and lush green spaces all coexist with historic architecture. With its close proximity to downtown DC, locals can enjoy amazing nightlife experiences ranging from small music venues to trendy cocktail bars or pubs. With excellent public transportation links, Shaw is one of our city’s most exciting neighborhoods!
Come see 1521 Marion St NW today – this beautiful home won't last long!