Under Contract: Capitol Hill Row House With Rental Unit, Logan Circle Penthouse

by Mark Wellborn

In this installment of Under Contract, UrbanTurf looks back at properties it has featured over the past couple weeks to see which were snatched up by DC’s alert buyers.

Capitol Hill Two-Bedroom Townhouse with Rental Unit


This two-bedroom Capitol Hill townhouse incited a lot of chatter when we featured it in our Best Open Houses feature. (Reason: We were tipped off before it hit the market and didn’t have the link to the listing for about 36 hours.) We now know that the home is under contract for above its $549,000 listing price. Just a few blocks from Eastern Market, the property has a cozy main level with an open kitchen-living room and wood-burning fireplace. Both bedrooms and one full bath are on the second level, but the prized feature is the in-law suite on the lower level that could be rented out to help with mortgage payments.

  • Address: 225 5th Street SE (map)
  • Price: $549,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two

1920s Three-Bedroom Bungalow in AU Park


When we featured this three-bedroom bungalow in American University Park in our Best New Listings feature, we indicated that we thought it was priced quite well, and someone felt the same way as it went under contract in less than a week. Part of an estate sale, the home has three levels, a nice front porch, a large backyard and a second level that has a den that could also serve as a fourth bedroom. The kitchen and bathrooms need to be renovated at some point down the road, but it is a good investment for a buyer that doesn’t mind putting in some work.

  • Address: 4522 49th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $733,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two

Luxury Living in Logan


We featured this three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse in Logan Circle a few weeks ago and received a number of comments and emails from interested buyers. After a slight drop in price, the home is now under contract. In addition to over 1,700 square feet of interior space, the unit has an amazing 600 square-foot private terrace. The listing agent told UrbanTurf that over $200,000 worth of upgrades have been put into the unit by the current owners, a large amount of custom features considering the building was built in 2007. The unit also comes with two garage parking spaces.

  • Address: 1210 R Street NW, #309 (map)
  • Price: $1.05 Million
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under_contract_capitol_hill_row_house_with_rental_unit_logan_circle_penthou/1784

1 Comment

  1. Tina said at 3:45 pm on Tuesday February 16, 2010:

    No surprise here that the cap hill property is under contract. the open house i went to was packed.

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