Wooster and Mercer | Market Pulse | January 2023

The perennially popular Wooster and Mercer Lofts offer dramatic living spaces and an ideal location. Positioned along Arlington’s trendy Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor, industrial-chic complex with its brick buildings and massive factory style windows was developed by Abdo and designed by Cunningham | Quill Architects, with interior details that include 142-year-old bricks that were repurposed from a former Washington, DC convent known as the Little Sisters of the Poor. It is rare that new listings pop up at Wooster and Mercer, and once one does hit the market, it usually gets scooped up quickly. That said, there is one condo that became available in January.

Unit #W206 on the Wooster building has two bedrooms and two baths, and is being offered at $1,170,000. The 1,642 square foot residence has an open layout with living, dining, and cooking all in the same large and airy area. Signature exposed brick accents are further embellished by exposed overhead ductwork, along with hanging pendant lights and a wall of windows. The open gourmet kitchen has granite counters, custom wood and glass cabinetry, a Wolf gas range, and a large Sub-Zero fridge. A lovely primary bedroom suite features wood and glass doors, a wall of windows perfect for placing a love seat by, a huge walk-in closet with custom organizers, and an attached bath with a dual sink vanity. A laundry room off the second bathroom adds extra convenience.

There has been no sales activity at Wooster and Mercer so far in 2023. The most recent closing was Unit #W312 in December. The two-story, 2,038 square foot residence sold for $1,240,000. With a bedroom suite at each level, this stunning loft unit also has an upstairs lounge/office space with a wet bar. A private balcony overlooks the courtyard and the swimming pool. The central living area features soaring ceilings, giant windows spanning two levels, and floating iron stairs. Also worth noting is the gourmet kitchen with black granite counters and island, modern hanging pendant lights, and Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, plus beautiful hardwood floors, a side-by-side washer and dryer, huge walk-in closets with custom organizers, and two parking spaces.

Another notable sale in 2022 was Unit #M401, with a closing price of $1,253,000. The corner residence has two bedrooms, two baths, and 1,829 square feet of living space with towering windows wrapping around the open Great Room concept on two sides. With hardwood floors, exposed ductwork, and brick accents, the condo is filled with natural light, adding to the airy ambiance. The open gourmet kitchen has black granite counters, stylish wood cabinets, and upscale stainless steel appliances. A large owners’ bedroom suite is down the hall from the front foyer for extra privacy, while the second bedroom is off the kitchen area.

Residents at Wooster and Mercer enjoy an ideal location in Rosslyn, while also close to the next-door Courthouse community. There are two Metro stations within walking distance, along with numerous nearby shops, restaurants, sports bars, and entertainment. Grocery stores in the area include Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. Other amenities include a staffed front desk and concierge service, a sunny swimming pool and lounge, courtyards, club room, and a dog park.

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