$136,000 Above Asking in Brookland, $83,000 Above Asking in Brentwood

  • February 28th 2022

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Above Asking features two houses that received five-figure premiums in Brentwood and Holmes Run, and a Brookland house that sold for a six-figure premium.

$83,500 Above Asking in Brentwood

This adorable three-bedroom in Brentwood commanded a five-figure premium after going under contract in under a week. The main level has a stained glass transom window above the bathroom door, and the kitchen has a farmhouse basin sink and a white subway tile backsplash that switches to a herringbone pattern behind the floating hood and stove. The stairs walk up into a bedroom/bonus room with a built-in shelving partition, skylit cove ceiling, and skylit bath. The house also has a covered front porch, a patio fronting the backyard, and is wired for a home security and sound system on the main level.

  • Full Listing: 1512 Evarts Street NE (map)
  • Asking Price: $699,000
  • Sold Price: $782,500
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,233
  • Year Built: 1936
  • Listing Agent: Kate Foster-Bankey, Compass

Photo courtesy of HD Bros.

$80,000 Above Asking for Custom Mid-Century Modern

This mid-century modern ranch went under contract on day four, likely owing to its custom and quirky features, and commanded a similar premium to the listing above. The open interior has an asymmetrical pitched ceiling with wood beams and a skylight. Marble tiles frame the living room fireplace, which also has a brushed steel surround and a floating glass mantel and sits beside a recessed display nook with floating glass shelves. The hall has sliding glass doors on either side, and the bedrooms have features like clerestory windows, cubbies, and other built-ins. The house also has multiple patios and a hot tub.

  • Full Listing: 7907 Holmes Run Drive (map)
  • Asking Price: $699,900
  • Sold Price: $779,260
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,248
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Listing Agents: Robin Cale, Barbara Simon, McEnearney Associates

Photo courtesy of Truplace.

A Solar-Powered Six-Figure Premium

Located on a corner in Brookland, this solar panel-topped house sold for $136,000 above asking when it went under contract a week after hitting the market. Past the pillared front porch, the interior has wide doorways and original hardwood floors throughout, and the living room has a light brick fireplace. A breakfast bar island splits the dining room from the kitchen, where there is also access to a deck partially covered by a pergola and a spacious backyard.The owner's bedroom has two closets and space for a sitting nook, and the carpeted lower level includes a full bedroom suite. 

  • Full Listing: 4212 12th Street NE (map)
  • Asking Price: $949,000
  • Sold Price: $1,085,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,281
  • Year Built: 1921
  • Listing Agents: Katri Hunter, Ryan Davila, Compass

Photo courtesy of Realvision.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/a-136000-premium-in-brookland/19321.

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