Enjoy Springtime in D.C. in This Historic Villa

Image Source: Zillow The rooftop cupola of Henry D. Cooke's historic Georgetown house offers spectacular views of Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center and Rosslyn skyline. The former home of D.C.'s first governor, amenities include a garden pool, a library, a wine cellar, a butler's pantry and garage parking for two.

It's cherry blossom time, and you'll be able to enjoy all of the great Cherry Blossom Festival activities in our nation's capital at this beautiful villa in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. The home was built by Henry D. Cooke, who was appointed by President Grant as D.C.'s first Governor.

The soaring 13-foot ceilings are just the start of the luxurious details in this stately home, which also features arched windows, hardwood floors and multiple fireplaces. There's also a garden pool, wine cellar, library and garage parking for two. And since maintaining an eight-bedroom home takes a lot of help, you'll appreciate the butler's pantry and housekeeper's quarters. 

But right now you'll probably be most entranced by the rooftop cupola with views of the Kennedy Center and Rosslyn skyline, where you can enjoy the cherry blossoms and other springtime sights.

Have a friend or relative who is also in the market for a new home? There's a similar home right next door that is also on the market.

About the House

Front Facade: Henry D. Cooke Georgetown House
  • Location: Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
  • Listed By: Claudia Barnett of TTR Sotheby's International Realty
  • Price: $4,200,000


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