3700 Cathedral Avenue NW

Washington, DC
$ 3,100,000 Beds 5 Baths 3.5 Sq 4,754 Virtual Tour
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Welcome to 3700 Cathedral Ave. NW. This stately townhome was built in 2002 along with 14 other private residences by local luxury building firm Encore Development Corp. to form Alban Row nestled away in the prestigious Observatory Circle neighborhood. This stately semi detached townhome being the largest unit in the development offers over 4300+ square feet across four levels of luxurious living space. There are 5 bedrooms 3 full and 1 half baths. On the lower level you will find an oversized private two car garage and additional storage space. The main floor features; A formal entry Foyer with grand wrapping staircase. An elegant formal living room bursting with natural light, wood-burning fireplace, and triple crown molding. A large formal dining room with stately entry columns and bright bay window. A huge gourmet kitchen appointed for a professional chef with six burner cooktop, built-in double ovens, dual sinks, and loads of counter and cabinet space. And to round off this floor, a morning room and open family room with cozy fireplace and custom built-ins. Glass patio doors from either the morning room or family room will lead you onto a private slate patio with the lush English garden aesthetic. On upper level one you will find a tranquil Owner’s Retreat with private library/sitting room, 5 pcs marble bath, and huge walk-in closet, as well as an additional guest suite. Finally, upper level 2 offers a fabulous 2nd family room bonus space as well as 3 additional light-filled bedrooms, laundry/utility room, and another full bath. When you don’t want to take the stairs, a private elevator services all four stories. This centralized location offers quick access to downtown DC, Silver Spring/Bethesda, and parts of Northern VA as well as tons of access to local public transportation.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 3,100,000
  • Lot Size
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Sqr Footage
  • 4,754
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 2002
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Washington
  • Taxes
  • $ 9864
  • County
  • Style
  • Traditional
  • Area
  • MLS#
  • DCDC524066
  • Zip
  • 20016
Listing Provided by: Redfin Corp
Data Source: Bright MLS - 382 - MD



Accessibility Elevator
Architectural Style Traditional
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Natural Gas
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 45
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N No
Heating Forced Air
Levels 4
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Possession Settlement, Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 652.08
Property Type Residential
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Other
Tax Annual Amount 9864.0
Tax Lot 7045
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4754
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N No
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 3
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 3
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Living Area 4754
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

Garage Features Basement Garage
Lot Size Acres 0.00
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 0.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Parking Garage - # Of Spaces 2
Pool Y/N No Pool
Soil Types Urban Land-Sassafras-Chillum
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Parking Garage
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Bethesda, MD office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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High School Unknown High School

Price History

6/11/2021 Listed $3,100,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 20016

AVG $4.41M
AVG $25,442
AVG 311
Year Built
AVG 1963
AVG 66
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3700 Cathedral Avenue NW Washington, DC is a Single Family Home for sale at $3100000 with 4754 sqft and a lot size of Acre(s). 3700 Cathedral Avenue NW Washington has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 2002. The property's zip code is 20016 which is in Washington, DC

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