Georgetown home, formerly part of the Evermay estate, on the market for $18M


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Originally part of the Evermay estate, this week’s featured home has eight bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and is on the market for $18 million.

But the most striking part of the property, says real estate agent Alex Venditti of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, is the Evermay gardens that envelope the house.

“The landscaping is exquisite. There are fountains, and the entire back of the house has floor-to-ceiling windows that look to the garden,” Venditti said.

The 6,625-square-foot property was originally built as two homes that were combined in 2006. The home has a wine cellar, elevator and wood-paneled billiards room.

While the public spaces in the house — the marbled foyer, dining room and library — are very formal, Venditti says the private living areas, kitchen and bedrooms are airy and open.

“It feels very much like a modern home — it’s got a very large family room that’s right off the conservatory,” he said. “It’s bright, and you feel happy in the room. You feel uplifted.”

Listing: 1607 28th Street NW

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Abha Bhattarai covers local retail, hospitality and banking for The Washington Post. She has previously written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times.

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