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What Around $800,000 Buys You in DC

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this week’s edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf takes a look at what DC buyers with a $800,000 budget can afford.


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A Good Price in Chevy Chase DC

This semi-detached home with a fenced-in backyard and patio is priced in bargain territory by Chevy Chase DC standards. A side porch opens into the open-plan living room, which also features built-in shelving and plantation-shuttered windows. The main floor has an eat-in kitchen, while a finished attic nook can serve as the perfect office or playroom. Given its price, we suspect the home will find a buyer within the next few days.

  • Full Listing: 3211 Oliver Street NW (map)
  • Listing Price: $779,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Listing Agent: Kimberly Cestari, W.C. & A.N. Miller


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Streamline Living in Dupont Circle Condo

This Dupont Circle two-bedroom condo offers a clean vibe with light hardwood flooring and clever storage nooks throughout. Bay windows and 11-foot ceilings make the space feel larger than its 951 square feet, while the modern kitchen has ample counter space and a breakfast bar. The second bedroom is a bit on the small side, but Poliform walk-in closets in both bedrooms help minimize clutter.

  • Full Listing: 1622 19th Street NW, #3 (map)
  • Listing Price: $795,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • HOA Fees: $245/month
  • Listing Agent: Kay King, Washington Fine Properties


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Lots to Love in Palisades Three Bedroom

Although the exterior of this Palisades detached home may seem unassuming, this property is full of surprises. The open living room features a cathedral ceiling and a spiral staircase leading up to a skylit loft. Also, an in-law suite with outdoor deck, full bathroom and walk-in closet sits atop a detached garage that ensures plenty of storage space.

Full Listing: 5405 Sherier Place NW (map)
Listing Price: $840,000
Bedrooms: Three
Bathrooms: Two
Listing Agent: Nancy Hammond, Evers & Company Real Estate

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_800_000_buy_in_dc/10875

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