A Former Home of JFK in DC Is Up For Grabs for $4.7 Million
The current owners of the historically rich, Georgetown home that was once owned by former president, John F. Kennedy has hit the market for $4.7 million dollars ad it is an amazingly beautiful home. The home was owned by JFK from 1950-1953 and is said to be the home he was living in when he met his future wife, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The home has been redone completely; literally taken to the bare bones of it’s brick structure, and remodeled to the home it is today. The listing broker of the 1800 year old home, Christie-Anne Weiss says the home was sold to the current owners in 2008 for $4.2 million, according to realtor.com, and is a charming and elegant residence that can fit the needs of many different home owners. The home features a beautiful, two-story entrance with winding staircase and dark wood finished railing that took multiple layers of lacquer to achieve the sheen it has today. It also features a wood burning fireplace in the living room, and the master bedroom. Take a look at this gorgeous Georgetown home that was once a former home of JFK in DC that’s up for grabs for $4.7 Million.
The attached garage sits just below the terrace and is painted a rich black to match the shutters on the home. It’s surrounded with stone and creeping foliage which adds to a touch of natural beauty. The terrace offers you views of many fascinating elements of the city, including Georgetown University, the Washington Monument, the Kennedy Center, and the National Cathedral.
The light, bright and airy kitchen is open and spacious, and it’s loaded with beautiful modern touches that have been added in recent upgrades, according to foxbusiness.com. White cabinetry surrounds the room, adding a sense of openness and charm to the look and feel of the room. Glass cabinetry gives an added elegance to the look, along with the extensive use of stainless steel for all the appliances. Dark marble counter tops offset the light cabinet work, and tie in nicely with the dark natural hardwoods.
The office is encased in beautiful natural wood. The beautiful wood floors feel seamless to the natural wood walls that surround the room. The intricate details of the wood are seen all through the room; around the large windows, the built-in bookcase, and the gorgeous fireplace that creates the perfect focal point for the room with it’s black marble face. According to curbed.com, also features a beautiful powder room, and you can just imagine the former president sitting and reading the paper or a good book while admiring the views through the large, picturesque wood-framed windows.
More neutral tones in the formal living room create a warm, inviting, yet elegant room. The walls feature stunning trim work that creates elegant sections, and perfect spaces for all of the beautiful wall hanging art that fills them. The natural hardwoods are gorgeous and pair well with the light colors of the walls and white trim. Two large windows let in tons of natural light that really helps to showcase the size and glamour of the room.
The master bedroom features more natural hardwoods and a beautiful gray hue on the walls. The recessed wall creates a perfect focal point for the room and for the bed, as well as it adds a bit more floor space in the room. A set of doors on one wall wall lead to a private terrace, while a cozy fireplace is found on the wall opposite of the bed – the perfect way to cozy-up the room on a chilly night.
Spending time on this back patio would be quaint and inviting. Not too big, and not too small, the large tiles add a natural appeal to the space, and the color-combo of grays and deep wine hues really tie in to the natural brick on the home. A quaint sitting area is situated in the middle of the patio and makes for the perfect spot for taking in the views of natural landscape and mature foliage that outline the patio area. For visiting on chilly nights, adding a fire to the built-in fire place below the window, would quickly warm the patio and make for a charming, more inviting get together.