This week’s installment of Above Asking revisits two previously-featured listings that commanded $5,100 and $91,000 above their asking prices.
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
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.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/aa_from_5100_to_91000/12569.
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