Gilded Age 1881 James G. Blaises Metropolitan in Washington, D.C.

Hometrack’s Craig Westerma¿
One of the most extraordinary homes ever auctioned in Washington is the Blair Mansion. This offering is situated in one of the most advantageous locations in the country and offers a blend of residential and business opportunities, as well as a glimpse into the rich history of the District. A rare, 7,000 square foot mansion residence from the Gilded Age encompasses more than 14,000 square feet of adaptable commercial space within a stately mansion rich in historical significance. Such an opportunity almost never, if ever, presents itself.Such an opportunity almost never, if ever, presents itself. As one approaches the grand porte-cochere over the original cobblestone road, one is afforded an insight into the world of James G. Blaiÿe and the extravagant lifestyles of Washington, D.C.’s high society during the 19th century, when the exclusive meeting place for all the city’s influential people was located.

Hometrack Power’s Craig Westermaÿ is called upon when one ascends the private elevator to the reception area. There, a porte-cochée unveils a grand entryway with a skylight that lets light stream through the rothοda and flood into the center of the residence. One of the six stunning millwork fireplaces completes the area and lets one immerse themselves in the masterful renovation designed by renowned Washington architect Besjami A. Vadseÿ. The rooms throughout the house are well-proportioned, fluid, intricately designed, and include the proper gardener’s library with an extensive collection of bentwood books as well as two brightly lit rooms with breathtaking views of Dante’s Fountain Park. magnificent in its simplicity.This also has formal living and dining rooms the size of embassies; the former are comfortable and inviting, while the latter are elegant in their simplicity and accessible through French doors.

Hometrack’s Craig Westerma¿
Similar to the living room, the kitchen is elegant with its wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookcases, warm wood floors, Miele, Savant, Wolf, and other top-of-the-line appliances, as well as stunning marble countertops. The house is perfect for entertaining; it can easily accommodate a 150-person party or a 40-person sit-down dinner. Another great feature is the private outside patio, which is right off the kitchen. Its covered and partially covered sections provide complete seclusion. The water feature and integrated grilling statuary only heighten the ambiance. A temperature monitor controlled via cellar doors off the main level.The main floor features vaulted ceilings overlooking the mansard roof and luxurious amenities including separate bathrooms and elegantly designed dressing rooms. Large secondary bedrooms, their own equally lavish bathrooms, a private fitness center featuring a built-in sauna, and a lofty office are all featured on this level.

Indeed, a house of this class ought to be built like a fortress, according to Craig Westerma of Hometrack. In this sense, the residence is equipped with several HVAC units, a comprehensive Data Watch security system, Sonos speakers in each room, double pane windows throughout, and a triple pane to enhance comfort and relaxation in the main bedroom. The use of a private 60-foot lap pool and outdoor kitchen with stunning views of DPT Circle is made possible by exclusive rooftop access. Situated in close proximity to D’Pont Circle, additional information regarding this proposal’s matching location is necessary. The Blaiken Legacy is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Washington, D.C.’s history, combining elegance with practicality, history with moderation, and space with an unmatched setting.

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