Deal of the Week: A Wider Capitol Hill Home

by UrbanTurf Staff

Last Sunday, just a few days after it hit the market, 70 people dropped by the open house for this week’s Deal of the Week, usually a good sign that a home has been priced well.

807 D Street NE

The three-bedroom row house lies on the northern edge of Capitol Hill about three blocks south of H Street and five blocks north of Eastern Market. One of the notable aspects of the listing is that, at 19 feet, it is much wider than anything else in its price range in the area. The width can be seen on the main level, which has a large foyer and living room, a cross-cut staircase and a dining room with big side windows. There are two large bedrooms and a smaller “child’s room” on the second floor as well as a lower level that, while finished, could use some touching up. The house also has a large back patio and yard.

While price per square foot is an iffy metric by which to measure the value of single-family homes in the District (as it is hard to determine the taxable interior space on many properties), this home has an estimated price per square foot of $343, a low rate for any property on the Hill west of 13th Street.

Living room

More details and photos below.

Dining room
  • Full Listing: 807 D Street NE (map)
  • Price: $525,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 1,530
  • Listing Agent: Joel Nelson, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Here are some monthly payment calculations based on a 20 percent down payment and a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at 4.6 percent.

  • Loan Amount: $420,000
  • Principal and Interest: $2,153
  • Property Taxes: $370/month
  • Total Monthly Payments: $2,523

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  1. Derrick said at 12:54 pm on Tuesday June 21, 2011:

    Lovely house, but kitchen and lower level will need improvements at some point. Still, a good bargain.

  1. Yolana said at 2:24 pm on Tuesday June 21, 2011:

    Price is not THAT great—this house doesn’t have central AC.  But it’ll still probably go for more than asking.

  1. Mike said at 2:49 pm on Tuesday June 21, 2011:

    I’d like more than one bathroom.  Probably have room on the first level for a half bath somewhere.

  1. Anon said at 5:15 pm on Tuesday June 21, 2011:

    It’s not on the northern edge of Capitol Hill.  It’s in central Capitol Hill.  EASILY walkable to Union Station, H Street and Eastern Market.  And $525,000 for a 3 bedroom house in central Capitol Hill IS that great.

  1. Danny said at 11:29 am on Wednesday June 22, 2011:

    Yeah, great price but it won’t go for only $525K.  I would guess $600K easy.  I recently bought near there and put in five other offers before ratifying on my home, all of which sold for $20-60K over asking price.  The Hill is HOT this year!

  1. Buyer said at 1:56 pm on Wednesday June 22, 2011:

    I was one of those people who stopped by this weekend.  I have to tip my hat to the photographer, because to say that this property needs some touching up is an understatement.  It’s pretty much a dump.  Everything needs refinishing, the kitchen is dated and has a poor layout, and although the home is wide, the floor plan doesn’t really take advantage of it. There’s no central a/c and putting parking in through the alley will take some landscaping.  I was pretty unimpressed.

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