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Catherine Czuba


$2,300,000 1765 N Portal Dr NW, Washington, DC 20012
JUST LISTED! Welcome to 1765 N Portal Drive NW, a 5 bedroom, 4 full bath, 2 half bath home nestled in the scenic North Portal Estates neighborhood of Colonial Village in Upper NW DC. This home's stately architecture and picturesque setting upon an immaculately landscaped 10,000 square foot yard is strikingly beautiful. Distinguished by its open, intuitive floor plan, hardwood floors, and abundant natural light, the main level provides room to live life on your terms. A very large living room with bay window and French doors leads to a bright, spacious garden room, together creating optimal circular flow. A grand dining room with lovely views inspires every good reason to throw the dinner party of your dreams. The large, energy-efficient kitchen has a center island, custom cabinet buffet, and a nearby breakfast nook.

One level up, you?ll find 3 bedrooms?two of which are en suite, each as spacious and sunlit as the next. This includes a primary suite, designed as a private retreat with a generous walk-in closet, luxurious bath and a convenient washer and dryer. From the central landing, stairs lead to the third floor with 2 bedrooms, a guest bath and a cedar closet.

The lower level has a few surprises of its own in store ? from the large recreation room with half bath and dedicated office space to the ample storage throughout. The backyard is a mere extension of neighborhood?s natural surroundings and is truly a sight to behold. Step beyond your back door into an alfresco oasis complete with a big yard, three raised vegetable gardens and a limestone terrace slated for entertaining. And last but not least, there is a 2-car garage with an electric vehicle charging station and a generator.

North Portal Estates of Colonial Village is a community where suburban allure meets urban access. This neighborhood is a sought after destination just two blocks to the Lowell School. Here, winding hills and thickets of trees lead into Rock Creek Park, the ideal place to run, bike, or hike. And when you do feel like venturing out, the sights and sounds of downtown DC, Chevy Chase and Silver Spring are mere minutes away, either by bicycle, car or a short walk to the Silver Spring Metro. The big house, big yard, small town and convenient lifestyle you have been dreaming of beckons. Offers to be reviewed Monday, Feb 7th.
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 5
  • 1928
    Year Built
  • 5,739 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 5,739 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 10,018.8 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: DCDC2033226
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Architecture Styles: Traditional
  • View Description: Water, Creek/Stream, Trees/Woods
  • Elementary School:SHEPHERD
  • High School: JACKSON-REED


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Half Bathrooms: 2
  • Flooring: Wood, Hardwood
  • Fireplace: Gas
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Freezer, Humidifier, Ice Maker, Microwave, Oven, Washer
  • Other Interior Features: Kitchen Island, Pantry, Walk-In Closet(s)

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 4
  • Garage Space: 2.0
  • Water Source: Public
  • Parking: Garage Door Opener, Attached
  • Heat Type: Forced Air, Central, Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Security Features: Security System, Smoke Detector(s)


  • Sales Price: $2,300,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $11,823/yr
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