Friday’s “If I Had $1 Million” Listing

by Mark Wellborn

This Friday’s “If I Had $1 Million” listing is 717 North Carolina Avenue SE. The price has been reduced by $100K on the three-bedroom Victorian in Capitol Hill since it was originally listed, and the property is right near Eastern Market. But those are just a few of its selling points. It has a one-car garage, a large outdoor patio, a huge living room with twin fireplaces, and, last but not least, an outdoor hot tub.

  • Address: 717 North Carolina Avenue SE (see map here)
  • Price: $998,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 2,738
  • Parking Spaces: One
  • For the full listing, click here.

717 North Carolina Avenue
Living Room
Master Bedroom

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  1. ET said at 1:34 pm on Friday March 20, 2009:

    I pass this house everyday and do I wish I had a million dollars. Sigh.

    That house has been on the market for awhile and I can’t figure out why other than the location is a bit odd (situated as it is) and/or price.

  1. George said at 10:42 am on Monday March 23, 2009:

    I walk by 415 Constitution Ave NE every day.

    It was listed last week for $950k and it has 3 BR, 3.5 BA, a rental unit downstairs, and a huge backyard.  It’s also closer to the Capitol/Senate Office Buildings/Union Station.

    If I had a million dollars, that’s where I’d park my money.

  1. pam said at 10:43 am on Monday March 23, 2009:

    I don’t think there is anything odd about that location. Yes, the street is a bit angled but it’s pretty much in the best location on Capitol Hill-next to Eastern Market.

  1. lcds said at 11:32 am on Monday March 23, 2009:

    This house has not sold because the listing is known to be inaccurate by the listing agent.  The accurate square footage in truly 2050, not 2700.  Accordingly it’s overpriced, plain and simple.  The small size explains the small kitchen and lack of storage space.

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