Listen to the lions roar from the front porch of this Mt. Pleasant row house, just a block from the zoo. Brimming with storybook charm and architectural details, this gorgeous home boasts hardwood floors, crown trim, French doors and beautiful picture windows. Stunning, built-in bookcases flank the gas fireplace at the heart of the living room. Perfect for family dinners or entertaining, the formal dining room features an ornate chair rail and a modern chandelier. Chefs will covet the meticulously renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, crisp white cabinetry and windowsills for growing herbs. The kitchen opens onto a deck and lovely garden. Overlooking a towering dogwood tree, the owner's bedroom features an en-suite powder room. One of the other bedrooms has an attached sunroom, perfect for working from home. A laundry room on the second floor makes laundry convenient and easy. The lower-level, in-law suite includes a spacious bedroom, rec room, full bath, W/D and kitchen, along with a separate entrance. Bike the Rock Creek Park trails, stroll through Klingle Valley, dine at acclaimed Elle and find your zen at Past Tense Yoga Studio. The metro is less than a mile away, and there is off-street parking.