$206,000 Above Asking in Friendship Heights

  • July 25th 2018

by Nena Perry-Brown

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For this edition of Above Asking, we revisit three recently-featured listings that sold for anywhere from $37,000 to $206,000 over listing price.

$206,000 Above Asking in Friendship Heights: Figure 3

More Than $200,000 Above Asking in Friendship Heights

The unexpected aspects of this Friendship Heights home expanded to include the $206,000 premium that accompanied its sale. As for the house itself, it offers generous indoor and outdoor spaces and a few surprises. The main level has an efficient layout, with an open kitchen/dining room space delineated by cabinetry and counter space. The upstairs bedrooms are spacious, especially the master bedroom, which has a pair of closets concealed behind barn doors on either side of a window above a built-in dresser and stairs leading up to an unexpected loft/office. An additional bedroom is on the lower level, which also enjoys a rec room with a corner fireplace. The house also has well-appointed gardens in both the front and rear yards, the latter of which also has a skylit detached garage-turned-bonus room.

  • Full Listing: 4517 Harrison Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $899,900
  • Sales Price: $1,106,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,073
  • Year Built: 1936
  • Listing Agent: Ryan Tyndall, Evers & Co. Real Estate

$206,000 Above Asking in Friendship Heights: Figure 1

A $37,000 Premium in the Heart of Historic Anacostia

Between Good Hope Road and the Frederick Douglass House in historic Anacostia, this detached three-bedroom home not only sold in six days, but also went for $37,000 above asking. The house enters into a small foyer with the hallway and stairs straight ahead, while the main dining and living areas along the right side are deceptively spacious. This level ends in the large eat-in kitchen, which has an industrial-style island, subway-tile backsplash, a wall of cabinets and a double farmhouse sink. Three bedrooms share the full bath upstairs. A fenced-in backyard offers plenty of green space with a garden on two sides and a wooden deck that runs the length of the yard and has a built-in bench seating and an attached shed.

  • Full Listing: 2010 14th Street SE (map)
  • Asking Price: $545,000
  • Sales Price: $582,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,472
  • Year Built: 1912
  • Listing Agent: Dino Milanese, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

$206,000 Above Asking in Friendship Heights: Figure 2

The $76,000 Proximity Premium

Bordering the Shaw and Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhoods, this two-bedroom carriage house-turned boutique condo offers a level of convenience that likely factored into it selling for $76,000 above its listing price. The 1,200 square-foot unit has an open-concept living area that leads toward the U-shaped kitchen, finished with black granite countertops, breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances and oven hood. One of the bedrooms has double exposure and is spacious enough to accommodate a separate seating area. A glass door in the unit opens out to a small patio with storage and room for a grill; a flight of stairs ascends to a private 265 square-foot roof deck.

  • Full Listing: 1131 5th Street NW, #C (map)
  • Asking Price: $650,000
  • Sales Price: $726,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,215
  • HOA Fees: $273/month
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Listing Agents: Anslie Stokes Milligan, Dana Zalowski, McEnearney Associates 

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/206000-above-asking-in-friendship-heights/14256.

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