Best Open Houses in DC: The One-Bedroom Edition

by Mark Wellborn

This week’s special edition of best open houses features all one-bedroom condos in the District. This weekend’s picks include a one-bedroom condo with a dining nook in Cleveland Park, a two-level one-bedroom condo in Columbia Heights (with free parking for 6 months) and a renovated one-bedroom co-op in Mount Pleasant.

One-Bedroom with Dining Nook in Cleveland Park


3620 Connecticut Avenue NW, #7 (see map here)

  • Price: $250,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 500
  • Price per SF: $500
  • Year Built: 1927

This one-bedroom condo is not for the buyer that favors space over location, however it is a cozy unit if you want to be near the Red Line and in a nice neighborhood like Cleveland Park. The unit has a bright living area with a small dining nook on one side. The kitchen and bathroom have been updated and there are wood floors and high ceilings throughout. The bedroom is not huge, but like the unit we would describe it as cozy. The open house is Sunday, August 16th from 1 to 4pm. For the full listing, click here.

Two-Level One-Bedroom Condo in Columbia Heights (with Free Parking)


3900 14th Street NW, #111 (see map here)

  • Price: $283,200
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Footage: 942
  • Price per SF: $300
  • Year Built: 1931

This property is actually a one-bedroom unit with a den, and at 942 square feet, you are getting a lot for your money for a unit priced under $300,000. The living area is one large room with hardwood floors, a wall of windows and the kitchen set off to the side. The bedroom is sizable and with the den, you don’t need to cram everything in it. In addition to the price, the seller is offering 100% financing, to pay the closing costs and free on-site parking for the first six months. For the full listing, click here.

Renovated One-Bedroom Co-op in Mount Pleasant with Open Floor Plan


1801 Clydesdale Place NW, #424 (see map here)

  • Price: $274,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 734
  • Price per SF: $375
  • Year Built: 1950

This renovated one-bedroom is in the seven-story Saxony co-op in Mount Pleasant. It has a new kitchen with silestone counters, island and a built-in wine refrigerator that looks out into a spacious living and dining area. The bedroom is large enough for much more than just the bed as it currently has three other pieces of furniture in it. Monthly fees includes taxes, water, gas, the 24-hour front desk, and a huge roof deck. For the full listing, click here.

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  1. emerald said at 1:57 pm on Thursday August 13, 2009:

    What happened to the 2nd lvl on the columbia heights condo?  The listing site only shows 1bdrm/bath and only 1 lvl.  I wonder if this pic is of another unit for sale.

  1. LookingtoBuy said at 8:21 am on Friday August 14, 2009:

    The Mount Pleasant condo looks cozy, and for $274K, it’s not a bad deal either.

  1. Lauren said at 9:37 am on Friday August 14, 2009:

    I think I would say that that last one was in Adams Morgan, not Mount Pleasant. There are a few other 1BRs in that building on the market too in the $245-$260k range.

  1. David said at 11:58 am on Friday August 14, 2009:

    I feel cramped just looking at the first one.  Telling that they include so many pics of the neighborhood.

  1. meathelmet said at 3:29 pm on Friday August 14, 2009:

    calling that 14th st listing columbia heights is a bit of a stretch…it’s a few blocks north of spring, making it 16th st heights.



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