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5 pretty (and pretty weird) elevators in homes for sale in the D.C. area

Murals, glass, and an English telephone booth

Elevators. Not everyone really needs them, but you know what? Everyone wants them in some form or another. In the D.C. area, it isn’t impossible to find a single-family home with an elevator, especially when the number of floors meet or surpass four. Finding a gem of an elevator, though, can be pretty difficult.

For those who want their elevators to be a conversation starter, Curbed DC has put together this list of five pretty—and pretty weird—elevators in homes that are currently for sale in the D.C. area.

Take a look and let Curbed DC know in the comments which makes you feel the most uplifted.

Photo via Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

470 Union Street

Alexandria, VA

First up is this hidden gem in a waterfront community in Alexandria, Virginia. Located in Harborside, this listing offers a stunning elevator with a mural that helps the outdoors come indoors with style. The price for this four-bedroom home comes to $2.35 million with $869 monthly HOA dues.

Photo via TTR Sotheby's International Realty

3245 N St NW

Washington, D.C.

In D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood, this award-winning townhome offers unique features like smart glass, geothermal heating and cooling, and this glass elevator. The elevator goes across all four floors of the approximately $10 million home.

Photo via Compass

2220 Q St NW

Washington, D.C.

Elevators tend to be rather hidden, but this one is right out in the open. Can you see it? It’s disguised as a red British telephone booth. Other cool amenities that come with this five-bedroom, $4.2 million listing include a waterfall, koi pond, and rooftop heated pool. This listing is located in Dupont Circle.

Photo via TTR Sotheby's International Realty

2344 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, D.C.

Next up, in Kalorama, this fairly modest elevator offers a grey wallpaper, recessed lighting, and a mirror. It serves all five levels of the $6,485,000 home. Along with an elevator, the residence also boasts radiant heat flooring and a heated driveway.

Photo via Washington Fine Properties, LLC

1239 30th St NW

Washington, D.C.

Smack dab in the living room of this Georgetown townhome, homebuyers will find a glass elevator. It almost resembles a spray tanning booth or one of those booths that shoot out money. The total price of this two-bedroom listing is $1,295,000.