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Above Asking: A $350,000 Premium For a Cherrydale Victorian

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Above Asking highlights three recently-featured listings in the DC suburbs that each sold for six figures over original listing price.


$161,000 Above Asking Near the C&O Canal

Over in Glen Echo, this four-bedroom cottage went under contract six days after being listed and ultimately sold for a price $161,000 above asking. The house has a screened-in front porch with two swing seats and a four-car garage that could serve as workshop space. The lower level has parquet wood flooring throughout and has a rec room, bedroom and full bath, and separate entrance. 

  • Full Listing: 6105 Bryn Mawr Road (map)
  • Asking Price: $899,000
  • Sold Price: $1.06 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,917
  • Year Built: 1918
  • Listing Agent: Lauren Davis, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of Guillermo Olaizola.


$350,000 Above Asking for 21st-Century Victorian

This corner Victorian-style house in Cherrydale went under contract in five days and sold two weeks later for $350,000 above the original list price. Its stacked outdoor spaces include a wraparound path beneath a wraparound porch that is beneath terraces on two levels. There is also a screened-in porch on the main level, accessible through both the living room and the eat-in kitchen, and the skylit uppermost landing doubles as a loft-like space beside an octagonal bedroom. There is also a theater area, wet bar, bedroom, and bonus room on the carpeted lower level.

  • Full Listing: 2101 N Stafford Street (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,925,000
  • Sold Price: $2,275,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: Five
  • Square Feet: 5,390
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Listing Agents: David Abrams, Claire Angela Abrams, Compass

Photo courtesy of Jaren Horsley. 


$200,000 Above Asking for Mid-Century Modern

This mid-century modern house on a Bethesda cul-de-sac is full of interesting architectural elements, like the walls of irregularly stacked windows in the living room and the matching stacked millwork beneath the ceiling and above the floors. The main level has a pentagonal screened-in porch with a ceiling fan and framing reminiscent of the window arrays, and the owner's bedroom has a bay-style window. On the carpeted lower level, there is another hexagonal bedroom and access to a partially-covered patio and a vegetated lot beyond.

  • Full Listing: 7309 Broxburn Court (map)
  • Asking Price: $1.85 million
  • Sold Price: $2.05 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Square Feet: 4,577
  • Year Built: 1960
  • Listing Agent: Jeanne Kersting, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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