Real Estate

Historic farmhouse in NW DC on the market for $5 million

This nineteenth century home tucked away on the quiet streets of Cleveland Park was once owned by John Adlum, known as the “father of American viticulture” – or so the story goes. According to legend, Adlum, who joined the Revolutionary War two days after the signing of the Declaration of Independence at age 17, began one of the new nation’s first vineyards on this property. The truth is murkier.

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The 1845 farm house was built on land once owned by John Adlum, a Revolutionary War veteran who started one of America's first vineyards.

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The foyer features a staircase leading to the upper level.

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The family room is lit by oversized windows and a fireplace.

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The dining room has built-in storage.

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The master bedroom has a walk-in closet.

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In the master en suite bathroom, there are dual vanities and two steam shower heads.

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The long second story balcony overlooks the backyard.

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Another covered, outdoor balcony sits on the side of the house.

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The circular gravel stretches 3,600 square feet.

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