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Jim Bell of Washington Fine Properties was the listing agent for 2709 Olive Street﹐ N﹒W﹒, in Phillips Row, Georgetown’s newest enclave. The East Village development was designed by Sorg & Associates, built by Gibson & Associates, and landscaped by Oehme van Sweden & Associates. Together they have paid homage to Georgetown’s rich heritage and combined the traditional with modern craftsmanship and amenities. The extraordinary four-level property has fi ve bedrooms and four and a half baths, including an opulent master bath with heated fl oors, double vanity, Whirlpool tub, steam shower and water closet. The kitchen has granite countertops, a walk-in pantry and a wine cooler. There is also a pergola-covered rooftop deck and two parking spaces in a gated drive. Extras include “smart house wiring,” dual-zone air conditioning and a built-in stereo system with wall-mounted control panels in most rooms. While the buyer chose not to be identifi ed, the sellers are nationally recognized broadcast journalist and sportscaster Brett Haber and his wife Jenn, who asked for and received $2,495,000. In the mid-90’s, Brett Haber helped anchor SportsCenter, ESPN’s
fl agship news program. His coverage of events ranging from the Super Bowl to the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona have garnered him nine regional Emmy Awards and the Edward R. Murrow Award for sports reporting. Haber is currently the sports director for WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington.
Bell was also the listing agent for Thomas Heffernan’s end-unit row house located near Volta Park at 3274 P Street﹐ N﹒W﹒, in Georgetown’s West Village. Offered at $899,000, the clapboard structure was built in 1890 and renovated in the 1980’s. It has three bedrooms and one and a half baths; a living room with a fi replace, hardwood fl oors and built-in bookcases; a formal dining room; a kitchen with a skylight; a walled garden with southern exposure; and an extra large one-car garage. The buyer wishes to remain anonymous.
Veronique Bardach, CEO of inshop.com, has sold 1802 35th Street﹐ N﹒W﹒, in Georgetown. This 1900 Federal has been masterfully renovated and beautifully oriented to a landscaped rear
garden. The dining room and living rooms adjoin an atrium with access to the backyard featuring mature trees, fl agstone patio and al fresco dining area with a barbecue. The master bedroom boasts a skylight and a sundeck with garden views. There are two additional bedrooms and baths, one with a skylight. Other pluses include a home offi ce, gourmet kitchen and gated driveway with a carport. Nancy Itteilag with Long and Foster listed the property. The new owner is Paul Bonner, who paid $899,000.

In Potomac, 9736 Beman Woods Way went for $1,499,000 after being listed by Nancy Itteilag. Located in Prescott on the golf course at Avenel, this “C” model home was designed by Samuel P. Pardoe and built in 1988 on a large wooded lot featuring a spacious deck and surrounded by a wrought iron fence. The inviting two-story foyer has a curved hardwood staircase and its main fl oor hosts a living room with a gas fi replace. Perfect for entertaining, there is a formal dining room, breakfast room adjacent to the eat-in kitchen, and a family room with a wet bar, fi replace and enviable views of the grounds.



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