While all of these Washington, D.C. listings have their differences—a pool, floor-to-ceiling windows, levitation—one of the features that ties them together and should be celebrated is their visually stunning fireplace. When "The Christmas Song" was written, fireplaces such as these were probably imagined, the fire meant to roast some chestnuts on a fire. As the weather gets colder, all you have to do is check out this Curbed article, and you'll be feeling snug and cozy in no time.
↑ In Capitol Hill, this $1.895 million townhome is on the market with five wood-burning fireplaces. Appleton Pretiss Clark Jr., the architect behind the Embassy of Syria, built this five-bedroom property in c. 1893. It was later used as a music school, known as the Washington Junior College of Music and Education. In the 1970s, it was then converted for residential purposes with highlights like six skylights and original flooring.
↑ For $4.395 million, you can own this Robert Gurney-designed single-family home in Spring Valley. The glassy property was first listed in December 2014 for $4.99 million. Inside, it features six bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, and a spacious indoor pool with skylights.
↑ In the AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C., this three-bedroom U Street Corridor townhouse is praised for having a freely composed facade with divergent colors and materials. Inside, there are high-end stainless steel appliances, a floating steel custom staircase, and this good-looking fireplace. The asking price totals to $1,349,900.
↑ This $495,000 Woodley Park condo is the most affordable abode in this list, but don't let that cause you to underestimate it. Some of the bells and whistles attached to this two-bedroom, one-bathroom abode include its private outdoor space, garage parking, and built-in bookcases. Oh, and don't forget about that fireplace. Please, keep that wolf whistle to yourself.
↑ This six-bedroom, five-bathroom Georgetown townhome comes with smart glass, geo-thermal heating and cooling, and an ozone swimming pool. Other unique details include its glass elevator and built-in architectural antiques.
↑ In Wesley Heights, this four-level, $4.999 million single-family home has a lot to offer with over 26,000-square-feet and a covered porch. The fireplace, though, might be one of the biggest selling points. Seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms are inside.
↑ In September 2015, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom Capitol Hill asked $1.595 million. One month later, it got a price chop, dropping it to a very specific listing price of $1,594,777. The kitchen features a breakfast bar and island, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances.
↑ What's up with this fireplace? There's no certainty as to why one would want a visual reminder of death every time they snuggle up against the fire, but there's no reason to judge. This Tudor single-family home is located in Massachusetts Avenue Heights with five bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms. It was first listed in May 2014 for $7.5 million, but dropped to $6.5 million in December 2015.
↑ Travis Price is known for his odd architecture and even stranger dreams. It's no surprise then that he would go so far as to design and build a floating home. This Forest Hills abode is suspended in mid-air, held up by steel columns and anchored by steel rods. It's been on the market since November 2007 and has gotten numerous price chops, dropping it from the original $3.45 million to the current $3.399 million. It comes with a total four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 3,500-square-feet of space.
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