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Mapping Eight Turn-of the-20th-Century Pads for Sale in D.C.

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Queen Victoria reigned in England from 1837 to 1901, but the ornate, detail-rich Victorian style of her era influenced builders well into the first decade of the 20th century. D.C.'s got a slew of late 19th-to-early-20th-century properties on the market, so we've rounded up some of these turreted, bow-fronted gems. Too bad their asking prices aren't what they would've been 100 years ago. -Jenn Barger

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1. 4 Bedroom 1908 Capitol Hill Townhouse

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720 F Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

Asking Price: $849,900
Size: 4-bed, 2.5 bath, 2,865 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $297
The skinny: This 1908 brick babe marries antique charm (those honeyed wood floors) with some bright, modern details (a white and stainless kitchen, exposed brick in the master). It's close to Union Station — a good thing, since there's only street parking.

2. 3-bed, 1.5-bath Capitol Hill Fixer

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615 6th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

Asking Price: $699,999
Size: 3-bed, 1.5 bath, 1,614 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $434
The skinny: The lowish price here is because this 1900 3-story needs a lot of TLC — as in, the seemingly original floors look damaged and there's no central air. Still, a sweet original fireplace surround and primo location near H Street ups the appeal.

3. Logan Circle 2-bed, 2-bath Condo

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1306 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

Asking Price: $850,000Size: 2-bed, 2 bath, 1,100 square feetDollars Per Square Foot: $773Condo Fee: ddd $353 a monthThe skinny: There's a lot of curve appeal to this first-floor condo conversion in a eye-candy 1885 brownstone with an outdoor patio and a deck. Modern bathrooms and white marble countertops in the kitchen move it beyond the era of top hats and bustles, but you'll have to pay extra for parking, whether you have a carriage or Cadillac.

4. LeDroit Park 5-bed 3-bath Turreted Rowhouse

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2103 1st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Asking Price: $899,000
Size: 5-bed, 3-bath, 3,590 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $250
The skinny: OK, so this showstopper was built in 1910 (technically a smidge out of the Victorian era), but its grandiose exterior keeps it firmly in the period. Original details — fireplace surrounds, stair rails — compensate for the fact that you'll want to replace that sad, dated kitchen.

5. Eckington 3-bed, 3-bed Condo

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26 Q St. NE #1
Washington, DC 20004

Asking Price: $569,000
Size: 3-bed, 3-bath condo, 1,828 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $311
Condo Fees: $245
The skinny: This sleek condo conversion on two levels of a 1900 rowhouse in Eckington has been under contract a couple of times, but is as of this second, still on the market. You're mainly getting good Victorian bones (bay windows, outside details) with a boutique hote-iish reno inside.

6. Georgetown 4-bed, 4.5-bath Townhouse

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2712 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking Price: $1,849,000
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath townhouse, 2,906 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $311
The skinny: Retro on the outside, mod on the inside, this east Georgetown diva meshes original details (woodwork, stained glass) with mod cons (a Viking stove, hip bathrooms). The house's slender profile means bedrooms are not huge, but there's parking for two cars outside.

7. Brookland 5-bed, 3.5 bath Detached

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1525 Newton Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

Asking Price: $844,900
Size: 5-bed, 3.5-bath free-standing house, 1,974 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $428
The skinny: Even Victorians lived in freestanding houses like this Brookland farmhouse, with an open, bright floorplan that's totally new millennium. Good closet space and a big backyard also appeal.

8. Cleveland Park Detached 7-bedroom

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3312 Highland Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Asking Price: $2,150,000
Size: 7-bed, 4.5-bath free-standing house, 3,057 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $703
The skinny: Spendy, Mayberry-ish Cleveland Park used to be a vacation spot of sorts for 19th-early 20th-century D.C. swells. This 1904 manse could house an old-fashioned big family, and it boasts gleaming original woodwork and a big, columned porch.

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1. 4 Bedroom 1908 Capitol Hill Townhouse

720 F Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

Asking Price: $849,900
Size: 4-bed, 2.5 bath, 2,865 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $297
The skinny: This 1908 brick babe marries antique charm (those honeyed wood floors) with some bright, modern details (a white and stainless kitchen, exposed brick in the master). It's close to Union Station — a good thing, since there's only street parking.

720 F Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

2. 3-bed, 1.5-bath Capitol Hill Fixer

615 6th Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

Asking Price: $699,999
Size: 3-bed, 1.5 bath, 1,614 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $434
The skinny: The lowish price here is because this 1900 3-story needs a lot of TLC — as in, the seemingly original floors look damaged and there's no central air. Still, a sweet original fireplace surround and primo location near H Street ups the appeal.

615 6th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

3. Logan Circle 2-bed, 2-bath Condo

1306 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

Asking Price: $850,000Size: 2-bed, 2 bath, 1,100 square feetDollars Per Square Foot: $773Condo Fee: ddd $353 a monthThe skinny: There's a lot of curve appeal to this first-floor condo conversion in a eye-candy 1885 brownstone with an outdoor patio and a deck. Modern bathrooms and white marble countertops in the kitchen move it beyond the era of top hats and bustles, but you'll have to pay extra for parking, whether you have a carriage or Cadillac.

1306 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

4. LeDroit Park 5-bed 3-bath Turreted Rowhouse

2103 1st Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

Asking Price: $899,000
Size: 5-bed, 3-bath, 3,590 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $250
The skinny: OK, so this showstopper was built in 1910 (technically a smidge out of the Victorian era), but its grandiose exterior keeps it firmly in the period. Original details — fireplace surrounds, stair rails — compensate for the fact that you'll want to replace that sad, dated kitchen.

2103 1st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

5. Eckington 3-bed, 3-bed Condo

26 Q St. NE #1, Washington, DC 20004

Asking Price: $569,000
Size: 3-bed, 3-bath condo, 1,828 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $311
Condo Fees: $245
The skinny: This sleek condo conversion on two levels of a 1900 rowhouse in Eckington has been under contract a couple of times, but is as of this second, still on the market. You're mainly getting good Victorian bones (bay windows, outside details) with a boutique hote-iish reno inside.

26 Q St. NE #1
Washington, DC 20004

6. Georgetown 4-bed, 4.5-bath Townhouse

2712 P Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking Price: $1,849,000
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath townhouse, 2,906 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $311
The skinny: Retro on the outside, mod on the inside, this east Georgetown diva meshes original details (woodwork, stained glass) with mod cons (a Viking stove, hip bathrooms). The house's slender profile means bedrooms are not huge, but there's parking for two cars outside.

2712 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

7. Brookland 5-bed, 3.5 bath Detached

1525 Newton Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20017

Asking Price: $844,900
Size: 5-bed, 3.5-bath free-standing house, 1,974 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $428
The skinny: Even Victorians lived in freestanding houses like this Brookland farmhouse, with an open, bright floorplan that's totally new millennium. Good closet space and a big backyard also appeal.

1525 Newton Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

8. Cleveland Park Detached 7-bedroom

3312 Highland Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Asking Price: $2,150,000
Size: 7-bed, 4.5-bath free-standing house, 3,057 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $703
The skinny: Spendy, Mayberry-ish Cleveland Park used to be a vacation spot of sorts for 19th-early 20th-century D.C. swells. This 1904 manse could house an old-fashioned big family, and it boasts gleaming original woodwork and a big, columned porch.

3312 Highland Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20008