There is little doubt as to the demand for available condos at the Wooster and Mercer Lofts in Arlington’s Rosslyn neighborhood. Indeed, lucky owners rarely feel motivated to sell their units. Developed by Abdo and designed by Cunningham Quill Architects, the complex is located along Clarendon Boulevard—the main drag in the trendy Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor. The buildings have a warehouse vibe, with retro-chic interior touches such as reclaimed 140 year-old bricks from the original Children’s Museum in Washington, DC.
There was just one new listing at Wooster and Mercer in December. With an asking price of $1,125,000, Unit #M203 is an impressive main level residence with a walk-out private patio with metal fencing and a handsome stone wall. Cherry floors run throughout, including an open living area with overhead ductwork and a gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles. An owner’s suite features a large walk-in closet with organizers and a beautiful en-suite bath with twin sink vanity and frameless shower. A large den can serve as a work space or a second bedroom. There’s also a second full bath.
Listed at $1,699,500 is Unit #M601. The two-story loft has two bedrooms, two baths and a spacious 1,855 square foot layout. A large open living area soars to incredible heights with giant factory style windows wrapping around the sides. A large open gourmet kitchen features a center island, a six-burner Thermador range, GE wine fridge, built-in Miele espresso maker and microwave. You’ll find sleeping quarters upstairs, with a large owner’s suite with a sitting area and custom glossy white wardrobe running the length of one wall. A private rooftop terrace caps things off!
Unit #W411 has been reduced from $879,000 down to $839,000. The one-bedroom, one-bath penthouse offers 1,060 square feet of interior space, with soaring 20-foot ceilings and two-story windows on the south side. Exposed overhead ductwork and hanging old school lights add to the ambience. The open kitchen has a Wolfe range and a custom built-in Sub-Zero fridge. The bedroom is at the main level, with a walk-in closet, a nicely appointed bath and a stacked washer and dryer. Industrial-style stairs winds up to a bonus loft with pendant lighting and an overhead fan. A private 200 square foot rooftop terraces overlooks Rosslyn.
There was one closing in December. Unit #W107 is an exclusive Life at the Top listing that was offered at $700,000 before selling for $690,000. The ground floor residence with its 1,123 square foot layout has one bedroom and one bath. Oversized 12-pane windows allow natural light to bathe the hardwood floors in a warm glow. Exposed overhead ductwork and reclaimed brick accents add to the appeal. The open Chef-style kitchen features dark granite counters, and Viking and Sub-Zero appliances. Twin glass doors open to an attractive bedroom with an en-suite marble bath and walk-in closet.
Residents at Wooster and Mercer enjoy plenty of amenities, including a swimming pool, front desk and concierge, a club room, a nicely appointed fitness center and a dog park. The Wooster and Mercer Lofts community is in Rosslyn, close to the next-door Courthouse neighborhood. You can stroll to tons of shops, bars, restaurants and entertainment, as well as the Metro. Nearby groceries options include Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Safeway and a local farmers’ market.
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