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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • 'The Rest' Historic house... - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    'The Rest' Historic house...

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  • Fence, circular drive, pergola - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Fence, circular drive, pergola

  • The Rest - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    The Rest

  • Inner fence to large open yard - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Inner fence to large open yard

  • Pine garlands and red bows... holiday decorations - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Pine garlands and red bows... holiday decorations

  • Buddha - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Buddha

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • 'The Rest' view from 39th St, NW   outer fence - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    'The Rest' view from 39th St, NW outer fence

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  • Inner fence and archway into side yard - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Inner fence and archway into side yard

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  • Side yard - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Side yard

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  • View from porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    View from porch

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  • Side porch decorated for the holidays - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Side porch decorated for the holidays

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  • Steps onto wrap-around porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Steps onto wrap-around porch

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  • 37 feet of porch decorated with pine garlands - - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    37 feet of porch decorated with pine garlands -

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • Chinese door with red bows - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Chinese door with red bows

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • View from porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    View from porch

  • Pergola looking over front yard - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Pergola looking over front yard

  • festive garlands and bows - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    festive garlands and bows

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • antique Chinese door mounted on wall - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    antique Chinese door mounted on wall

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  • Another view of porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Another view of porch

  • Gazebo, guesthouse in back, play structure - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Gazebo, guesthouse in back, play structure

  • Porch from front door looking toward 39th - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Porch from front door looking toward 39th

  • Playhouse and archway - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Playhouse and archway

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  • Gazebo - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Gazebo

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  • Corner of yard with play area - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Corner of yard with play area

  • Corner of house toward kitchen porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Corner of house toward kitchen porch

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  • Living room large enough to hold a contra dance. - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Living room large enough to hold a contra dance.

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • Antique Filipino mahogany door. - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Antique Filipino mahogany door.

  • Front door - Welcome to colonial America. - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Front door - Welcome to colonial America.

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  • from stairway looking into front room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    from stairway looking into front room

  • Entry parlor, original built-ins, marble fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Entry parlor, original built-ins, marble fireplace

  • History -  from old plat map to Dolley Madison - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    History - from old plat map to Dolley Madison

  • Built-in  bookcases and marble mantle - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Built-in bookcases and marble mantle

  • Dining room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Dining room

  • Black  mantle, 2 french doors to  porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Black mantle, 2 french doors to porch

  • Sunset coming in original handblown windows - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Sunset coming in original handblown windows

  • detail fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    detail fireplace

  • looking out LR window to holiday bows - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    looking out LR window to holiday bows

  • large enough to hold a formal dance - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    large enough to hold a formal dance

  • Antique hardware on french doors - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Antique hardware on french doors

  • a living room full of light - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    a living room full of light

  • Sunset reflection from french doors in LR - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Sunset reflection from french doors in LR

  • Kitchen ready to make it the way YOU wish. - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Kitchen ready to make it the way YOU wish.

  • Kitchen looking towards front room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Kitchen looking towards front room

  • Brick wall and kitchen gas log fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Brick wall and kitchen gas log fireplace

  • Brick fireplace with shelves - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Brick fireplace with shelves

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  • Bathroom on first floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Bathroom on first floor

  • main floor bath - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    main floor bath

  • from front room looking into 'ballroom' - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    from front room looking into 'ballroom'

  • stairway - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    stairway

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  • stairway with view of alcove - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    stairway with view of alcove

  • Alcove between first and second floors - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Alcove between first and second floors

  • Bedroom with lovely fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Bedroom with lovely fireplace

  • detail of fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    detail of fireplace

  • Large bedroom with built-in bookcases - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Large bedroom with built-in bookcases

  • detail of fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    detail of fireplace

  • Hall bath on second floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Hall bath on second floor

  • Master  bedroom with fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Master bedroom with fireplace

  • sunset reflect in full glory master BR - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    sunset reflect in full glory master BR

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  • Master bedroom toward master bath - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Master bedroom toward master bath

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  • Sunset reflection on master BR wall - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Sunset reflection on master BR wall

  • corner of master BR sunset reflection - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    corner of master BR sunset reflection

  • detail of fireplace master bedroom - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    detail of fireplace master bedroom

  • mantel in very large master bedroom - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    mantel in very large master bedroom

  • This area reminded me of Genoa wine cheese shops - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    This area reminded me of Genoa wine cheese shops

  • Stairs to third floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Stairs to third floor

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  • Stairway turns toward third floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Stairway turns toward third floor

  • third floor Bedroom or extra room for reading - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    third floor Bedroom or extra room for reading

  • Sunset reflection third floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Sunset reflection third floor

  • View across toward other bedroom - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    View across toward other bedroom

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  • Autumn view from dormer window - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Autumn view from dormer window

  • third floor bedroom w decorative fireplace - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    third floor bedroom w decorative fireplace

  • Built-in shelves on either side of french doors - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Built-in shelves on either side of french doors

  • What we call a Porte Cochere.  With storage room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    What we call a Porte Cochere. With storage room

  • 3rd floor bedroom with sitting room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    3rd floor bedroom with sitting room

  • doors into s(and out of) bedroom sitting room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    doors into s(and out of) bedroom sitting room

  • Door to guesthouse or office or studio - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Door to guesthouse or office or studio

  • Sitting room with spiral stairs to tower room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Sitting room with spiral stairs to tower room

  • spiral stairway to observatory tower - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    spiral stairway to observatory tower

  • sunset reflection in sitting room - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    sunset reflection in sitting room

  • up to the tower - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    up to the tower

  • Tower - Dolley Madison watched White  House burn - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Tower - Dolley Madison watched White House burn

  • Sunset reflection in tower - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Sunset reflection in tower

  • sunset  from tower - this house delivers beauty - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    sunset from tower - this house delivers beauty

  • Claw foot tub -hall bath 3rd floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Claw foot tub -hall bath 3rd floor

  • Stairs from second to third floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Stairs from second to third floor

  • kitchen porch, vintage saw found on property - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    kitchen porch, vintage saw found on property

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  • Colonial carpentry   hand hewn beams and wood pegs - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Colonial carpentry hand hewn beams and wood pegs

  • Have a prohibition wine party - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Have a prohibition wine party

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • Lilac bushes outside the kitchen - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Lilac bushes outside the kitchen

  • Kitchen porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Kitchen porch

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • Kitchen porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Kitchen porch

  • Lilacs and kitchen porch - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Lilacs and kitchen porch

  • From porte cochere toward grape arbour - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    From porte cochere toward grape arbour

  • Porte cochere light and wagon wheel - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Porte cochere light and wagon wheel

  • walkway to guesthouse and grape arbour - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    walkway to guesthouse and grape arbour

  • grape arbour - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    grape arbour

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • kitchen porch patio guest house and playstructure - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    kitchen porch patio guest house and playstructure

  • guesthouse - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    guesthouse

  • Front door of guesthouse - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Front door of guesthouse

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  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  •  - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

  • Perfect covid getaway/office/studio/guesthouse - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Perfect covid getaway/office/studio/guesthouse

  • Full bath, kitchen - - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Full bath, kitchen -

  • pottery barn sink vanity - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    pottery barn sink vanity

  • big enough to live in, have as studio or office - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    big enough to live in, have as studio or office

  • bay window in guesthouse - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    bay window in guesthouse

  • full kitchen - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    full kitchen

  • Call box at corner of Yuma and 39th St, NW - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Call box at corner of Yuma and 39th St, NW

  • 1888 map and description of land - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    1888 map and description of land

  • First floor - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    First floor

  • Second floor and alcove - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Second floor and alcove

  • Third floor +  half story up to Tower/Observatory - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Third floor + half story up to Tower/Observatory

  • Basement, laundry,  wine spot - 4343 39TH ST NW, WASHINGTON

    Basement, laundry, wine spot

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The Details

5 Beds | 4 Baths | 5,020 Sq Ft | 1700 Year Built | Contract
When you are working with a unique property, such as this, there are no comparable sales. Therefore, you do the best you can, and you start high. We've dropped the price a couple of times in the last few month, and are doing so again today. This one is a significant reduction. Please come see this large and unique property - 'The Rest' complete with an 1800's Colonial mansion, a guesthouse, a gazebo, pergola, a grape arbour, playhouse, porte cochere, passive pond, and the original millstone from Jones Mill - sits on just shy of half an acre and is only .2 miles to the Tenleytown metro. Imagine, in the years to come, your family gatherings can take place in this beautiful piece of American history. Also due to the 2016 and 2018 District of Columbia changes to regulations regarding residential zoning, there is now legislation allowing historic properties to be used for lodgings. (These regulations are now in the Documents section.) Of course, anyone considering this should follow all due diligence required and consult with both legal and zoning authorities as needed. This property - one of the oldest houses in DC - has been owned only by 3 families since the 1700's. This is the first time it has been on the market in 46 years. The Rest is a perfect home and retreat. The land is fully fenced, private, with trees, bird baths, room to run and play, room to plant flowers and to garden. Inside there's an alcove, sitting rooms, and a guesthouse (with a kitchen) that could be an office, used as a school room, a studio, a place to do yoga, or for family and friend visits. Outside on warm days, there are the 37 feet of wraparound porch to enjoy, the gazebo for visits with friends, and the pergola for yoga or reading. Inside are spacious rooms, high ceilings, wavy blown glass windows, built-in cabinets, built-in bookcases, an alcove between the first and second floor, original hardwood floors, colonial hand-hewn massive beams held in place with wooden pegs, 8 fireplaces (some now ornamental) and a tower. From the tower the Washington Monument can be seen, and during the war of 1812, Dolley Madison is rumoured to have stood there and watched the White House burning. If you visit during an open house, or with an agent, ask to see the stairs accessible from the kitchen porch that open into the stone foundation basement. Or, as written above, you can live on the property and possibly open a beautiful bed and breakfast.
4343 39TH ST NW WASHINGTON, DC Home Stats:
Close Date
6/8/2021
Contract Date
5/14/2021
Lot Size (Acres)
0.4
Home Type
Residential
Ownership
Fee Simple
County
WASHINGTON
City
WASHINGTON
Subdivision (Advertised)
TENLEYTOWN
Basement
Yes
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Cooling Fuel
Electric
Hot Water
Natural Gas
Water
Public
Sewer/Septic
Public Sewer
MLS#
DCDC498076
Listed by Wicca Davidson, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
4343 39TH ST NW WASHINGTON, DC Home Features:
Basement Information
Connecting Stairway, Drain, Drainage System, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Poured Concrete, Shelving, Sump Pump, Rear Entrance, Water Proofing System
Financial Information
Refuse Fee
$0
Property Information
Ownership
Fee Simple
Year Built
1700

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