The home’s kitchen later featured in The French Chef – the long-running series that accelerated Julia’s fame and allowed her to become one of America’s favorite TV cooking personalities. In 2009, the kitchen also welcomed actress Meryl Streep during the filming of Julie & Julia – a film that explores the chef’s life.  The listing offers an opportunity to own one of the best-known kitchens in the U.S., in one of the world’s best homes. Here, we explore the famous property.  While it is perhaps inevitable to begin at the kitchen, the home is also a trove of contemporary living room ideas, following several renovations since 2015. Key design features include the exposed brick wall and original beams that complement Georgetown’s colonial architecture beyond the patio door.  The room exhibits a sophisticated neutral palette that acts as a soft backdrop for its collection of houseplants and green-hued soft furnishings that pay tribute to the most popular color trends. The open-plan space also boasts a fireplace that acts as a reminder of the postcode’s rich history. This living space leads to the home’s most famous room, the chef’s kitchen. However, despite its prestige, the room looks somewhat unrecognizable from its retro roots. Instead, the space is a maze of modern kitchen ideas – from its marble-hued kitchen island to its integrated appliances that give the room an almost ‘invisible-kitchen’ effect.   Beyond the floating staircase, the upper level has three bedrooms, including a master suite with a walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom with a freestanding tub While Julia Child’s home is best-known from the inside, the current exteriors are similarly noteworthy. The backyard space epitomizes urban garden ideas with its paved outdoor dining area – complete with a full-size table and separate lounge area.  Though, this is the only fitting exterior for a house that is so associated with its gastronomical legacy. Meanwhile, the butter-yellow-colored façade is an equally apt tribute to the chef who labeled the property as her ’little jewel’ throughout her career.  Julia Child’s home, at 2706 Olive Street, is currently listed with Jonathan Taylor and Maxwell Rabin of Sotheby’s International Realty (opens in new tab) for $3.5 million.