What $1.1 Million Buys You in the DC Area

by Lark Turner

In What X Buys You this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at properties on the market priced in the $1.1 million range to give readers an idea of what type of homes are available in this price point in the DC area.


Plenty of Space in Mount Vernon Triangle

This 2,900 square-foot two-bedroom listing sits in 400 Mass, a 13-story, 256-unit condo building constructed in 2006. The unit has been staged to emphasize creating different spaces within the wide-open floor plan, and the listing description boldly claims “more windows than any condo ever,” though UrbanTurf finds this hard to prove. Still, the second-story, one-level space looks bright, shiny and new, and square footage was not sacrificed in either of the bedrooms.

  • Full Listing: 400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, #207 (map)
  • Price: $1,049,000
  • HOA Fees: $697/month
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Footage: 2,900
  • Listing Agent: Bryan Cantio, Re/Max

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


An Arts and Crafts Remodel in Addison Heights

This home sits in Addison Heights, an Arlington neighborhood sandwiched between 395 and the Jefferson Davis Highway. The Arts and Crafts-style, five-bedroom house has been remodeled and there is now a three-story addition, as well as a big backyard and a family-friendly three-and-a-half baths. The buyer will want to add their own personal touches, but the work of remodeling an older home has already been done, which could appeal to a larger family.

  • Full Listing: 1109 21st Street S, Arlington (map)
  • Price: $1,075,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Footage: 3,060
  • Year Built: 1937
  • Listing Agent: Jake Sullivan, Re/Max


A Big Tudor in the Neighborhood No One Leaves

This large Tudor in Georgetown’s western neighbor, Foxhall Village, offers a good deal of bedroom and entertaining space. The four-story townhome has five bedrooms in addition to a main level with a living room, dining room and kitchen that leads out to a rear deck. The home also has a garage. In a neighborhood where the running joke is that no one ever leaves, this house is a safe bet for a big family looking for a place to settle in.

  • Full Listing: 1542 44th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,100,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Footage: 1,900
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Listing Agent: Nancy Itteilag, Long and Foster

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_1.1_million_buys_you_in_the_dc_area/8221


  1. StringsAttached said at 12:07 am on Wednesday March 12, 2014:

    I think I’ve sipped too much DC real estate kool aid because I happen to think these are three great options of you can get for 1.1M.

  1. Logan DC said at 7:11 am on Wednesday March 12, 2014:

    The Mass Ave condo is a strange one—all that space in the living room and you enter through the kitchen at one end of the unit and the bedroom is right off that.  If ou are hosting a gathering, everyone enters where the work is being done with the most private area to the left.  I wonder if the buyer can move the entry to the living room or if there is another unit there.

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