This week's edition of Above Asking revisits three recently featured listings, two of which went for six figures over asking price.
$80,000 Above Asking for Mid-Century Modern
In addition to going under contract within four days of being listed, this mid-century modern house in the Holmes Run Acres area of Fairfax sold for $80,000 above the listing price. The open-concept main level has an exposed wooden beam ceiling with a skylight on either side of a painted I-beam, one above the living area with its quartet of floor-to-ceiling windows, and the other above the kitchen with its tiled floors, breakfast bar island, and box window. The owner's bedroom suite has triple exposure, exposed beams, and room for a sitting area, and the lower level has a rec room with brick panel fireplace, two wood-paneled bedrooms and two baths, and access to a platform deck and stone patio.
- Full Listing: 3315 Elm Terrace (map)
- Asking Price: $875,000
- Sold Price: $955,000
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: Three
- Square Feet: 2,679
- Year Built: 1952
- Listing Agent: Franci Bissett, Keller Williams Capital Properties
$341,000 Premium for a Chevy Chase Colonial
This three-bedroom center hall colonial, located on a corner lot in Chevy Chase, sold for over $300,000 above asking price. Inside and to the left, the living room has a fireplace and the formal dining room has a chair rail and a french casement window. There is also a sunroom with a wall of built-in shelving on the main level and an eat-in kitchen with brick tile floors. A screened-in rear porch leads out to the brick-paved backyard, and the partially-finished lower level has exposed beams, a freestanding fireplace with brick hearth, and a workroom converted from the former garage. Both the owner's bedroom and the third bedroom upstairs have built-in shelving surrounding a window.
- Full Listing: 5724 Nebraska Avenue NW (map)
- Asking Price: $899,000
- Sold Price: $1.24 million
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: 2.5
- Square Feet: 2,076
- Year Built: 1932
- Listing Agent: Sarah Howard, Compass
Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.
$141,000 for Three Bedrooms in Del Ray
Sited behind a white picket fence in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood, this traditional three-bedroom house went for $141,000 above asking. Past the front porch and off the foyer, the living room has double exposure, and through the next doorway, the formal dining room has a nook at the window. The kitchen has charcoal gray herringbone tile floors, quartz countertops, a white subway tile backsplash, and a hood floating above the stove, along with a paned door into the den where the flooring continues. The backyard has a brick fireplace and a pebbled seating area, a paved patio and garden areas and is also accessible to the driveway and the detached garage. There is also an unfinished lower level.
- Full Listing: 214 E Alexandria Avenue (map)
- Asking Price: $999,000
- Sold Price: $1.14 million
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: Three
- Square Feet: 1,532
- Year Built: 1915
- Listing Agent: Jennifer Halm, Compass
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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/341000-above-asking-in-chevy-chase-141000-above-asking-in-del-ray/17999.
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