Whenever I go somewhere new (and, let’s face it, whenever I walk around NYC), I always scope out potential dream homes. My phone is consistently full of beautiful townhome pictures that I can only dream of entering one day. On my recent trip to DC, I made sure to fill my camera with new dream home shots—and there was no shortage of them!
I’m not exactly sure where my obsession for dream home hunting comes whilst travelling. Perhaps, in seeking out all these homes during my wanders, I can attempt to put myself into locals’ shoes and imagine what it would be like to live there. Perhaps I just love pretty buildings. Who knows.
Whatever the reason for this, I find myself drawn like a moth to a flame to beautiful homes whenever I walk down a new street. As you can see in this post, I find a lot of pretty ones.
Given all these beautiful homes, would I ever live in DC? Probably not, at least not during this point in my life. While the homes and streets are beyond gorgeous, DC and I didn’t instantly click the way I clicked with London, Paris and NYC. Yes, it’s beautiful, but it felt too homogeneous and suburban for my tastes.
That being said, I can’t completely discount a city. Or at least I can try not to. I’m known in my family for my strong opinions and quick judgment and I’m trying to work on that. So, while I don’t picture myself living there right now, who knows what the future holds!
If you’ve made it this far, I admire your dedication to my house photography and ramblings! Seeing these houses in person and looking at them again on my computer reminded me of the beauty that can be found in something as ordinary and everyday as a house. They inspire me to keep looking around and I hope they inspire you too.
Tanja (the Red phone box travels) says
some rather beautiful houses:)
walt hamilton says
I love the pictures, even more so as I love D.C./Georgetown and all the history behind it.
Thank you! Agreed, the homes are so beautiful and so historic. I love how each one has a story