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

by Mark Wellborn

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Ah, the price you pay for new construction in Dupont Circle. This week’s “If I Had $1 Million” listing is a top-floor unit in The Dumbarton on 22nd Street overlooking Rock Creek Park. The property has a huge communal roof deck, a large living area, and three (yes, three) parking spaces. The unit also has two very large bedrooms and a sun room. Even with all the amenities (the building also has a gym and 24-hour desk) and the nicely appointed space, the price per square foot ($785) is evidence of how much it can cost to live in a new building in this section of DC. More details and photos below.

  • Address: 1414 22nd Street NW, Unit 45 (see map here)
  • Price: $1.389 Million
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 1,770
  • Price per SF: $785
  • For the full listing, click here.
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Living Room
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Master Bedroom
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Roof Deck

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5 Comments

  1. benji said at 10:12 am on Friday June 26, 2009:

    Love the roof deck, but think you can get more bang for your buck in Dupont.

  1. Freeman said at 2:04 pm on Friday June 26, 2009:

    Nearly $1.4 million for a 2BR condo is a little insane, even if it’s Dupont Circle. It’s not that big, and the interior’s nothing special - I’ve seen condos at a third the price that had more wow factor. Good luck to the developers, they’ll need it to find chums willing to pay $785/sq foot.

  1. Georgetowner said at 10:48 am on Monday June 29, 2009:

    For this price, you have your pick of over a dozen 2-4 bedroom, renovated rowhouses in Georgetown.  Or you could have bought (I’m not sure if there are units still available) a 2-3 bedroom at the Wormley which had much nicer finishes.  I really question how these listings are chosen and featured.  You truly have to be an idiot to buy some of these.

  1. benji said at 10:57 am on Monday June 29, 2009:

    Georgetowner, I think these listings are chosen to let you know what $1 million of $1.5 million buys you in certain DC neighborhoods. Perhaps you have an agenda…all the listings you mention are in Gtown.

  1. Georgetowner said at 6:33 pm on Wednesday July 1, 2009:

    ah you’re right.  The listing was never represented as a “best deal” as I thought it was…

    That said, I still think that the headline for this should be: “Friday’s “If I Had $1 Million and I’m an Idiot” Listing.

    And you’re right.. I absolutely have an agenda.  I am the emperor of Georgetown, and every person I can convince to buy here instead of elsewhere means another person I can tax.

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