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4720 16Th Street NW Washington, DC
$ 2,750,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#DCDC495432
  • TypeContingent
  • CityWashington
  • NeighborhoodCRESTWOOD
  • Zip20011
  • StyleTudor
  • Year Built1927
  • Taxes14147
  • Price$ 2,750,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms4
  • Sqr Footage10350
  • Lot Size0.34 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Coldwell Banker Realty
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

The Griffith / Williams House. The house was designed by James Cooper, a prominent Washington architect, who was born in Rockville, MD. Cooper began practicing as a partner in a New York City firm where he did the New York City Yacht Club and the Belmont Hotel. He returned to the Washington area where his first design was built in 1922. He was known for his love of the Tudor and English revival styles and oversaw the construction of 330 structures of varying scope. Cooper designed embassy buildings in the Kalorama area of Washington, DC and perhaps his most notable achievement was the Foxhall Village Subdivision that contains some of the most prominent homes in the DC area to this day. The house features baseball themed highlights such as domed lights that were decorated as baseballs and brick work that displayed baseball diamonds in their center. Clark Griffith was famous for his ties to Washington’s political elite and he entertained them at this house that was located on 16th Street, just a few miles north of the White House. In 1959 he sold the house to Smallwood Williams, the founder of the Bible Way Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Williams started as a sidewalk preacher, but became a prominent member of the DC community in his own right and his church on New Jersey Avenue, near the intersection with New York Avenue, was a large and successful presence in the local religious community. Calvin Griffith told Jon Kerr in the biography, Calvin, “That house was so damn beautiful it was unbelievable,” describing the ornate woodwork and carvings by Italian artisans.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Call School Board Elementary School Call School Board Middle School Call School Board High School
Price History
3/30/2021 Listed $3,500,000
4/13/2021 22% - $2,750,000

General Features

Accessibility 2+ Access Exits
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Architectural Style Tudor
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel None
Cooling None
Days on Market 18
Elementary School CALL SCHOOL BOARD
Exterior Features Flood Lights
Facing Direction North
Flooring Hardwood, Tile/Brick
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Radiator, Steam
Historic Y/N No
Interior Features 2nd Kitchen, Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Butlers Pantry, Cedar Closet(s), Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Elevator, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional
Legal Subdivision CRESTWOOD
Levels 4
Location Type Corner Lot/Unit
Middle/Junior High School CALL SCHOOL BOARD
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 331.33
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Major Rehab Needed
Roof Slate
Security Features 24 hour security, Electric Alarm, Motion Detectors, Security System, Smoke Detector
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer No Septic System
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name CRESTWOOD
Tax Annual Amount 14147.0
Tax Lot 10
Tax Year 2020
Utilities Natural Gas Available, Phone, Sewer Available, Phone Available, Phone Connected, Electric Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View City, Street
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R-1-B

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 8300
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Full, Heated, Outside Entrance, Rear Entrance
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 2
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 7
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 7.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 5
Bathrooms Half All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Half Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1 2
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 8
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 8
Below Grade Finished Area 2050
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Central Air Y/N No
Entry Level 1
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 4
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water 60+ Gallon Tank, Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 10350
Number of Elevators 1
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Den, Library, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 1, Sun/Florida Room, Laundry, Maid/Guest Quarters, Other, Recreation Room, Solarium
Total Baths 10
Total Bedrooms 8
Total Fireplaces 4
Window Features Casement

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
Builder Model Custom
Door Features Double Entry
Foundation Details Block
Garage Features Garage - Front Entry
Horse Y/N No
Lot Dimensions Lot 0010 150 x 100 Lot 0011 150 x 50 Lot 0800 212 x 15
Lot Features Corner, Level, Rear Yard
Lot Size Acres 0.34
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 15000.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Off Street - # Of Spaces 2
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Frontage Length 150
Roadresponsibility City/County
Soil Types Unknown
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 10
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway, Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 2 Upper 1
Bathroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Bedroom 5 Upper 1
Bedroom 6 Upper 1
Breakfast Room Main
Den Lower 1
Dining Room Main
Foyer Main
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Laundry Lower 1
Library Lower 1
Library Main
Living Room Main
Maid/Guest Quarters Upper 1
Other Upper 1
Other Upper 2
Other Upper 1
Other Upper 1
Other Upper 2
Other Upper 2
Other Main
Other Upper 2
Recreation Room Lower 1
Sitting Room Upper 1
Sitting Room Main
Solarium Upper 1
Sun/Florida Room Main
Utility Room Lower 1
Workshop Upper 2


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 20011

AVG $690K
AVG $5,114
AVG 98
Year Built
AVG 1938
AVG 82
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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