$427,000 Above Asking in AU Park

  • June 21st 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This installment of Above Asking revisits two recently-featured listings, both with ample bonus space and both selling for six figures over listing price.

$427,000 Above Asking in AU Park

On a corner a couple of blocks from the Tenleytown Metro in AU Park, this five-bedroom Craftsman received 11 offers and sold for over $400,000 above asking price, closing in just ten days. The wood-planked front porch has a ceiling fan and is concealed by shrubbery, and inside, the living room has built-in corner shelving and a fireplace with tile surround. The dining area is open to both the family room and a bar/reading nook with recessed ledges, and the kitchen has white quartz countertops, a breakfast bar island, white subway tile to the ceiling, and a floating hood and pot filler spout above the stovetop. The lower level rec room was designed by Saltbox Architects and has concrete floors, exposed and painted beams, and a mudroom with lockers. The house also has a rear patio and spacious lawn, a solar array, and an electric vehicle charger in the interior garage.

  • Full Listing: 4539 43rd Place NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,773,000
  • Sold Price: $2.2 million
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Square Feet: 4,466
  • Year Built: 1921
  • Listing Agent: Liz Ho, RLAH Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HD Bros Company.

$165,000 Above Asking in Dupont Circle

This semi-detached rowhouse in Dupont Circle sits on a double lot, creating sidewalk access through an arched gate to a deep side patio with a pergola and pavers. This space is also contiguous with a brick-paved area behind, adding more space for entertaining and secured parking. The open-concept main level has a fireplace in the living area and sliding glass doors to the side patio in the dining area; the kitchen has a back door to the brick patio. The second floor landing can accommodate an office or sitting area, and a bedroom has exposed ceiling beams and an en-suite bath with pentagonal shower stall with floor-to-ceiling ombre blue mosaic tile. The uppermost level offers a private balcony for the owner's bedroom, which also has a vaulted ceiling with floating beams, and a family room with access to a roof deck. The listing on Seaton Street sold for a $165,000 premium.

  • Full Listing: 1722 Seaton Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1.45 million
  • Sold Price: $1.615 million
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,062
  • Listing Agent: Justin Kitsch, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo by Sean Shanahan. 

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/427000-above-asking-in-au-park/18404.

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