CAPT, USN (ret). REALTOR® - Licensed in DC, MD & VA
John is an officer, a gentleman, AND a Realtor! A retired Captain in the United States Navy and former carrier-based Naval Aviator, John brings more than 25 years of military experience and operational command to his real estate practice. He has lived in and around Washington, DC for the past 17 years, and loves real estate and people. John’s military training, coupled with his warm disposition, professionalism and passion for helping people, make him an exceptional Realtor.
John is an avid outdoorsman and fitness enthusiast, and enjoys cooking, cycling, and entertaining. He is the proud father of two lovely daughters, and holds an MA from the US Naval War College, a MAS from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, and a BS from Middle Tennessee State University.
City charm in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in DC, mere steps to some of DC’s premier restaurants, bars, shopping, and two Metro stations. This three bedroom, one bath Victorian offers an open floor plan main level with a living room and fireplace sun-drenched with large bay windows. The dining room offers hardwood floors and opens to the kitchen featuring granite countertops and a breakfast bar with a walk-out to the rear yard and patio/parking. Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts a bay/sitting area with large windows perfect for lounging or reading. The ensuite has a full bath with shower-tub combo. Two other bedrooms are nicely sized with hardwood floors and oversized windows. The large private backyard is perfect for entertaining on warm evenings and has a treasured secure parking spot or optional patio with alley access. The spacious unfinished basement has a front entrance and is perfect for creating an in-law suite or your heart’s desire. Located on a very quiet and desirable street, this house has so much to offer and includes plans for a full renovation!
Situated at the heart of DC’s bustling Shaw neighborhood, this one bedroom, one and a half bath condo offers all the best of city living at the famed Whitman Condos including an assigned garage parking spot. Inside, the unit offers an open-concept floor plan with high ceilings, and two-story floor-to-ceiling windows providing brilliant natural light. The kitchen boasts granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a stainless steel backsplash. Upstairs, the master loft includes a tiled full bath with marble double vanities, walk-in closet, stacked washer/dryer, and bonus space ideal for an office or nursery. The living room includes French door access to a private terrace, ideal for enjoying the warm weather and private entertaining. The amenity rich Whitman building offers a concierge, party room with pool table, fitness center, enormous rooftop with pool, abundant tables and chairs, and Weber grill stations perfect for social events while enjoying amazing views of DC. Located steps to the Convention Center, and Mount Vernon metro, this home in the heart of DC features convenient access to shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.
This exceptional custom built three bedroom, three and a half bathroom property offers high end amenities and an ideal location just steps to the shopping and restaurants of downtown McLean. Inside, the home offers four floors of finished living, including a large recreation room on the walk out level with gas fireplace and marble surround, built in bookcases and access to the private rear patio. The open concept main level boasts a living room and formal dining room with crown molding and stunning attention to detail. The kitchen and family room are also combined for everyday living with a second gas fireplace, island with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and backsplash. Upstairs, the fourth level features two bedrooms and baths, including the sprawling master suite with a two-story vaulted ceiling, ample storage space with a large closet and walk-in, an en-suite bath with double vanities, soaking tub and floor-to-ceiling tiled shower. The upper level loft offers the ideal guest/ in-law suite, complete with a bedroom, three walk-in storage closets, a tiled full bathroom and a living area. With hardwood floors, crown molding, recessed lighting and detailed craftsmanship throughout, no detail has been overlooked in this stunning home.
This stunning four bedroom, three and a half bath home is situated on a expertly-manicured lot in the charming Avery Park community. The sun-filled open-concept main level provides the ideal entertainment space, with a formal dining room and kitchen and family room combination. The kitchen boasts a Jen-Aire convertible cooktop, oversized island, built-in desk and breakfast nook with a bay window for casual dining. The family room includes a gas fireplace, ceiling fan, and two sets of doors to the rear deck – offering easy indoor/outdoor living on summer evenings. Upstairs are four bedrooms and three baths, including the sprawling master suite which offers a private oasis from everyday life. The master features a large sitting room, stunning crown molding and column detail, a gas fireplace, walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with a separate jetted soaking tub, tile shower and double vanities. Outside, this home offers an expansive two level rear deck with motorized awning and a screened gazebo. The walk-out lower level leads to the flagstone patio, which offers a second rear awning should you want a reprieve from the summer sun. Just minutes to local schools, trails and parks, this home offers convenient access to DC, while also providing a true neighborhood feel.
This ‘diamond in the rough’ is convenient to all things DC, as it is situated in the bustling Mt Vernon Square neighborhood. The property offers three floors of living space, along with four bedrooms and two and a half baths. The kitchen features new appliances, including a refrigerator, and stainless steel dishwasher and electric oven/range. Upstairs, the two upper levels each feature two bedrooms and a bathroom, and the stacked washer/dryer. With exposed brick, hardwood floors and bay windows, this home offers classic character. Outside, the home boasts a private rear patio with landscaping and trees, perfect for entertaining guests on a hot summer’s evening. An assigned parking space is also included, and can be accessed via a rear alley. With architectural plans already drawn and available, this home is awaiting your personal touch!
Awarded as “Finest in Family Living” for innovative design, quality craftsmanship and exceptional value, this six bedroom, four and a half bath home is situated far off the main road on a lush, level lot in an ideal Bethesda location. The main level features hardwood floors and double crown molding throughout, as well as built-in bookcases in the study and wainscoting in the dining room. The kitchen boasts an island with breakfast bar, desk, granite countertops and a walk-in pantry, and the room is open to the family room with a stone fireplace and gas insert. The open-concept design, along with the easy access to the rear deck, creates an ideal space for entertaining guests. Upstairs, the sprawling master suite offers a sitting room, his and hers walk-in closets, and an en suite bathroom with a soaking tub, his and hers vanities, and a tiled shower with seat. The upper level also features four additional bedrooms, two with a Jack and Jill bathroom, as well as the home’s laundry room. Downstairs, the walk-out lower level features a recreation room which opens to a rear flagstone patio. The lower level also includes a bedroom, full bath, bonus room, and a spacious storage room. This home is surrounded by trees and has been expertly landscaped, creating a true private oasis.
Historic 1920s 3 BR/ 2.5 BA Tudor in Woodside! Updated kitchen & BAs on unique double lot. Gourmet kit w/SS appl,farmhouse sink & breakfast nook. Original HW, fireplace, leaded windows & slate roof. Sun porch w/heated floors & AC/heat. Master suite w/recently renovated BA. 3rd flr w/office/4BR & storage. Garage. Steps to shopping, Snider’s Grocery, Mont. Hills Park, bike paths & Forest Glen Metro.
BACK ON MARKET – Financing fell through. 2 BR/ 1 BA condo completely renovated w/ modern amenities in 2007!! Character of crown molding and hw flrs compliment SS appl, granite counters, gas range, and open floor plan. Both bedrooms include closets and the bath features pedestal sink & flr-to-ceiling tiled shwr/jetted tub combo. 3 prkng spts/4 units 1st come 1st serve. Blocks to Rhode Island Metro, shops & restaurants of Rhode Island Row.
Unbeatable condo in Columbia Heights. HW floors, Bose sound system throughout. Living/dining combo w/ private patio oasis. Updated kitchen w/ new backsplash, granite counters, ss appliances & breakfast bar. Master BR w/ walk-in closet, full bath & office off back of room. 2nd BR w/ shared full bath. Washer/dryer in hallway. One garage parking spot. Minutes from Metro.
This amazing rowhouse is located minutes from downtown DC and offers three spacious levels of living space, including a separate lower level with outdoor access – perfect for renting! The main level hosts an open entry way with gorgeous exposed brick and half bath, while the living room overlooks the quaint M Street and features large windows, a brick fireplace and flows into the dining room. The eat-in kitchen has access to the side deck, with stairs to the stone and brick patio perfect for grilling and entertaining. The spacious master suite features a sitting area, built-in bookshelves & desk, and master bathroom with abundant windows and light. The generous second bedroom features an en-suite full bathroom and with separate laundry room off the hallway. Skylights offer optimal sunlight for the upper landing, bed and bathrooms. The English Basement has separate access from both front and back of the home, features a large living space with fireplace, fully updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer and a large bedroom with an attached full bathroom. This location is a commuter’s dream – just minutes from the Mt. Vernon Square Metro and 395, restaurants and shopping – walker’s score of 92.
Stunning, one-of-a-kind spacious 2 BR/2 bath Penthouse in the Floridian. Bamboo floors & exposed ceilings w/ large living room, sitting area, dining room w/ balcony & kitchen w/ granite & ss appliances. Master BR w/ large walk-in closet & en suite bath. Building rooftop terrace w/ amazing views of DC. Garage Parking. Minutes from U St. Metro, 9:30 Club, shops. VA & FHA approved.
Ideally located in historic Capitol Hill Car Barn. 2 BR, 2.5 bath. 7 blocks from H St. Corridor/US Capitol/Eastern Market. Gated community, beautifully landscaped, overlooks community pool & comes w/ 2 underground parking spots. Hw floors, crown molding, stainless steel appliances & open floor plan perfect for entertaining and everyday living. Master w/ 3 closets & full bath, 2nd BR w/ full bath. Contact John Breast at 202.344.9497 for more information about this listing.
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