District City Living at its finest! Welcome to 4963 8th St NE in North Michigan Park. The serene garden that greets you when you pull into the rear parking pad, sets this property apart from any other. Sitting on a lot over 4,400sf, this updated sunlit home features stainless steel appliances, including gas range, beautiful granite countertops, a kitchen island with sink and breakfast bar, and hardwood floors throughout much of the interior. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home offers a finished basement with a full bath and ample indoor and outdoor storage. The fenced backyard is meticulously kept and features hearty native perennials, herbs, fruit bearing plants Including wine grapes and raspberries, a cherry blossom tree, and 3 raised garden beds. The environmentally conscious will take pleasure in watering the lovely garden and trees with rainwater from a Riversmart 116 gallon mosquito resistant rain barrel. Savor your morning coffee on the back porch while taking delight in your garden oasis or entertain guests on the large additional paved path leading to your conveying picnic table. Enjoy strolling to nearby Fort Circle park less than one-quarter mile away. Convenient to public transportation and major routes, this home is within walking distance to Fort Totten Metro station on the yellow, green, and red lines. It is also close to Hellbender brewery, The Catholic University of America, and minutes from area restaurants.