Defines Charm! This historic 3-story townhome in the SE Quadrant was built in 1840 and has 2BR, 1.5BA, with rear patio enclosed by brick walls & hobbit door to access rear walkway. The house is sunny and bright, with original working fireplaces, restored random width pine plank flooring, and filled with charming cozy nooks and great spaces for entertaining. English basement is 2 steps down from street. Enter kitchen with new stainless appliances, new white cabinets & white variegated granite, and amazing exposed brick walls and floors! Enter rear formal dining room via brick archway with brass chandelier, exposed brick wall w/wood-burning fireplace, other walls w/chair rails and paneling below the rails. Utility closet has convenient stacking washer/dryer. Main level door opens on formal living room with dentil crown moldings and gorgeous random width pine floors. The rear of home has charming family room/den with exposed brick wall & wood-burning fireplace, built-in shelves, French doors opening onto rear patio, and very convenient Butler's pantry with sink, glass shelves, and pass-thru - perfect for Jeeves! Powder room and large hall closet also located on main level. Top floor has 2 bedrooms -- primary bedroom facing south has soaring ceilings w/fan, and loft space to use for home office, yoga studio or storage, with access to additional storage under the eaves. Hall full-bath has skylight, tub/shower combo, and gorgeous old porcelain pedestal sink. Rear bedroom overlooks charming patio w/huge French doors and windows, exposed brick walls, and more gorgeous random width pine floors. Great location with in a few blocks of King Street and the Potomac River. Shopping, restaurants, entertainment and convenience stores all within walking distance. Easy access to airports, public transportation, main roads, and all the amazing offerings of the DC metro area.