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Erich Cabe


$2,275,000 5351 MacArthur BOULEVARD NW, Washington, DC 20016
Stunning Mid Century Modern home perched at the top of a pipe stem with heated pool and guest house. Gutted to the studs, this full renovation/restoration, complete with studio pool/guest house, in the Palisades is a truly special residence. Walls of glass, white oaks floors, massive windows, balconies, terraces and decks from every level. Nestled in a wooded wonderland just off Macarthur Blvd, this home is part of the mid-century modern TIMBERWOOD community which was originally built in 1969 by famed architects Cross & Adreon who studied under Walter Gropius and alongside Charles Goodman. The main level features a fabulous gourmet kitchen and open living and dining rooms, all facing oversized windows and multiple sliding glass doors that access the large flagstone patio and pool. Second level primary suite with large walk-in closet and stunning bath. laundry room and two additional bedrooms serviced by a hall bathroom. The lower level has a 4th bedroom/rec room, full bath, mudroom and a true 2 car attached garage. Tucked behind the main residence is a 315 sq ft guest house/studio with a full bath and large deck overlooking the pool and patio. Main house 4 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms, guest house 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom. The guesthouse is plumbed and wired for a second kitchen. Pool equipment is indoors and can remain open year round. Home is not on Macarthur Blvd, but at the end of a pipe stem. For the open house (Sat and Sun 1-3), please park on MacArthur Blvd and walk up the pipe stem.
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 5
  • 1969
    Year Built
  • 3,180 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 3,180 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 7,630 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: DCDC2021294
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1969
  • Architecture Styles: Mid-Century Modern, Colonial, Contemporary
  • View Description: Trees/Woods, Park/Greenbelt, Panoramic
  • Elementary School:KEY
  • Middle School: HARDY
  • High School: JACKSON-REED


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Half Bathrooms: 1

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 3
  • Garage Space: 2
  • Water Source: Public
  • Pool: Gunite, In Ground
  • Lot Features: Cul-De-Sac
  • Parking: Garage Door Opener, Attached
  • Heat Type: Forced Air, Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Brick, Wood Siding
  • Other Exterior Features: Balcony, Patio


  • Sales Price: $2,275,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $10,772/yr
  • HOA Fees: $61/mo
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