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Above Asking: From $5,100 to $91,000

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s installment of Above Asking revisits two previously-featured listings that commanded $5,100 and $91,000 above their asking prices.


Above Asking: From $5,100 to $91,000: Figure 1

Alleyway Rowhouse Sale is a Walk in the Park

This Federal rowhouse tucked onto hidden alley Gessford Court got its fair share of attention from buyers, selling for $5,100 above asking price. Located a short walk from Lincoln Park, the 672 square-foot two-bedroom home is sunny and efficiently laid-out, with its main floor bookended by a door and a window on each side. Unexpected storage areas are found in places like a shelving cubby above the entrance to the master bedroom and an attic accessible by pull-down ladder.

  • Full Listing: 3 Gessford Court SE (map)
  • Asking Price: $599,900
  • Sales Price: $605,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 672
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Dare Johnson, Compass


Above Asking: From $5,100 to $91,000: Figure 2

The $90,000 LeDroit Park Premium

This corner rowhouse in LeDroit Park retains a lot of its original charm courtesy of exposed brick walls and accents, eye-catching reclaimed hardwood floors and framing. Unfinished square footage is a welcome bonus in the basement and attic, which also features exposed beams and a pitched ceiling. In the backyard, a blue flagstone-paved patio sits alongside a landscaped yard, leading to a detached two-car garage.

  • Full Listing: 409 U Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,199,000
  • Sales Price: $1,290,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 1,480
  • Year Built: 1876
  • Listing Agents: Matt McHugh and Heather Davenport, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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