This elegant and bright south-facing jewel box is a rare offering at the fabled Altamont in storied Kalorama. Through the inviting entry foyer featuring custom bookshelves and art lighting, a 20 foot living room enjoys a coveted wood-burning fireplace with original mantel and new marble surround. This sunny south-facing flat's architectural charm is exhibited in its original oak floors, sumptuous mouldings and rare 10 foot ceilings. New Pella Architect Series wood frame windows (2017) provide energy efficiency, comfort and sound reduction. The galley kitchen has been professionally re-imagined (2017) by an architect with a brilliant layout to maximize utility & storage. High-end finishes include bianco venatino marble countertops & backsplash and Waterworks herringbone marble floor tile, Mouser semi-custom soft-close cabinetry with Restoration Hardware pulls, and high-end European appliances including a Liebherr refrigerator and Verona stove. The bedroom is proportioned to accommodate a king-sized furniture suite and offers a custom built-in wardrobe; an adjacent large walk-in closet provides ample storage. The renovated dual-entry bath (unique & largest on the tier) features a tub/shower combo with Carrara marble surround, custom glass shelves and a marble tile floor. The low co-op fee includes property taxes, utilities & maintenance. The Altamont is a historic Italian Renaissance Revival building designed by the prolific and indomitable Arthur Heaton featured in James Goode's "Best Addresses". Colonel George Truesdell spared no expense when he razed his mansion to make way for this first-class building. Today's Altamont features 50 apartments and offers a 24-hour concierge in the elegant lobby with original terra cotta floors and gilded arches, a reception room featuring ornate plaster ceilings, herringbone floors & a fireplace with gilt cartouche and a magnificent roof terrace with views from the National Cathedral to the US Capitol. Both entertaining spaces can be reserved for private affairs. Four commercial washers & dryers are in the building's basement. Extra storage for this unit's new owner has been assigned by the Board. Two pets are welcome per apartment up to 35 pounds each with a maximum of one dog. Subletting is permitted with Board approval after two years of ownership for up to two years, subject to a 20% cap (building not at cap). A waiting list is maintained by the Board for rental and ownership parking opportunities. Square footage is estimate from previous sales on tier - neither seller nor broker have measured unit.