SUBSTANTIAL $21,000 PRICE ADJUSTMENT! This elegant one bedroom at the storied Mendota in coveted Kalorama exudes period charm. It also offers a rich history, having once been the home of Jeanette Rankin, the first female member of Congress. Notable features include 10' ceilings, oversized updated windows, a decorative wood mantle with original glazed tile, original carved four-panel wood doors and rare heart pine floors. The mirrored entry hall leads to the living room which accommodates a seating setup and a dinette and offers built in shelves & cabinetry. The bedroom offers ample space for a queen-sized bed & nightstands and a desk as well as a closet with double doors. The New York-style kitchen has a newer refrigerator and garbage disposal, as well as an 18" dishwasher and wood and glass-front cabinetry. A classic bathroom enjoys a claw foot tub, hexagon mosaic tile flooring, subway tile walls to a chair rail line and a pedestal sink. Apartment 47 has extra storage in the building's basement. Square footage is estimate per previous sales of this unit and others on "7-tier".
The Mendota is one of the oldest Grand Dame buildings of Kalorama designed by James G. Hill and constructed in 1901. The gorgeous, historic elevator was converted to automatic operation in 2011. A concierge attends the lobby from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. A recently re-furnished elegant reception room is available off of the lobby. The common areas were all recently painted and refreshed. Bike storage is available. The building offers a laundry room and in-unit washers & dryers may be approved by the Board on a case-by-case basis subject to requirements. Cats are welcome. To preserve the exceptional quality of life, the building requires owner-occupancy but subleasing is permitted for a limited time subject to restrictions and approval.