This week's edition of Above Asking includes three recently-featured listings, two of which went for roughly $160,000 over listing price.
$158,111 Above Asking for Hawthorne Ranch
After spending 35 years off the market, this mid-century modern ranch house on DC's western boundary sold for nearly $160,000 above its original asking price last week. The house has a skylit vestibule and then pocket doors that lead into the living room, which has wood-paneled walls and a stone corner fireplace with raised hearth. The family room has a slanted ceiling with built-in shelving covering one wall, and an elevated dining area at the other end of the room. A screened-in porch has a vaulted ceiling that doubles as a slatted skylight, as well as terrazzo flooring, and a brick chimney-like corner grill. The lower level has a spacious office/rec room, a wine closet, a full bath and a storage room/workshop, and the backyard is elevated above the driveway.
- Full Listing: 7111 Western Avenue NW (map)
- Asking Price: $1,169,000
- Sold Price: $1,327,111
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: 3.5
- Square Feet: 3,593
- Year Built: 1960
- Listing Agent: Linda Chaletzky, Evers & Co. Real Estate
$81,500 Above Asking for a House Above a Suite and a Studio
This live-work-ready semi-detached listing in Brookland went for five figures above asking. The former garage at the end of its front driveway was converted into a studio/workspace with concrete floors and painted brick walls. Inside the house, the living room has double exposure and a non-functioning brick corner fireplace. The kitchen has butcher block countertops, lion's-head drawer pulls, a stainless steel hood above the stove, and a breakfast bar peninsula separating it from the dining area. The upstairs landing has a hutch built into a nook and dual access to a covered balcony above the main level deck. The lower level has a separate entrance, a rec room, a laundry area with sink and countertop, and a bedroom suite, and there is another driveway/patio area in the backyard.
- Full Listing: 1319 Shepherd Street NE (map)
- Asking Price: $698,500
- Sold Price: $780,000
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: Two
- Square Feet: 2,019
- Year Built: 1931
- Days on Market: Seven
- Listing Agent: Tim Barley RE/MAX Allegiance
$160,000 Above Asking a Few Houses from Connecticut Avenue
Located on a 12,000 square-foot lot about a half block away from Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase, this expanded house went for six figures above asking after receiving multiple offers. One side of the house has a wraparound porch, and inside, the living room has a bay on one side and a sunroom-like alcove lined with built-in shelving on another. Past a set of pocket doors, the formal dining room has a bay window opposite a corner gas fireplace, and the kitchen has a breakfast bar separating it from a sunroom-like breakfast nook. The double-sized owner's suite is also on the main level, and two of the bedrooms upstairs respectively have a walk-in closet with built-in dresser and a bay window. The house also has an unfinished basement, a spacious yard with an abstract-shaped brick patio, and a detached two-car garage.
- Full Listing: 3755 Northampton Street NW (map)
- Asking Price: $1,675,000
- Sold Price: $1,835,000
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: 2.5
- Square Feet: 3,389
- Year Built: 1907
- Listing Agent: Claudia Donovan, Compass
Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.
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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/160000-above-asking-in-chevy-chase-and-hawthorne/17914.
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