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Above Asking: Big Premiums in Falls Church and Tenleytown

  • September 27th 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

This edition of Above Asking highlights three recently-featured listings, two of which sold for six-figure premiums and another that went for an odd amount above asking.


An Odd Premium Near The Parks

While it is unusual for a listing to sell for above asking, it is usually by a more round number than $27,761, which was the premium on this Takoma bungalow a block from The Parks at Walter Reed. The living room has a painted brick wood-burning fireplace, and there is a bonus room on the main level with window cut-outs into an attached parlor and a sunroom. The lower level has a workshop, a bedroom, a bathroom, and benches built-in surrounding a pillar.

  • Full Listing: 819 Aspen Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $999,999
  • Sold Price: $1,027,760
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,550
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Listing Agents: Chad Dudley, Steve Gormley, Compass

Photo courtesy of HDBros.


$175,000 Above Asking in Tenleytown

Around the corner from the Tenleytown Metro station, this four-bedroom sold for $175,000 over listing price. A screened-in porch off the living room has louvered glass shutters on three sides and a painted brick accent wall, and there is also a deck on the second level. The lower level has outdoor access, a fireplace, and the original built-in bar with a pass-through window ledge. The house also has an attic bonus room and an interior rear garage accessible from the hidden Grant Road. 

  • Full Listing: 4527 Nebraska Avenue NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1.25 million
  • Sold Price: $1.425 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,295
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Listing Agent: Mary Lynn White, Compass

$110,000 Above Asking in Holmes Run

This mid-century modern house abutting Holmes Run in Falls Church recently sold for a $110,000 premium. The open-concept main level has clerestory windows beneath a vaulted ceiling, but the main event might be on the lower level. Down there, the rec room has hardwood floors and a separate area has stone tile floors, a nook with wood-planked walls, and a wet bar with butcher-block countertop. A Florida room on the lower level has sliding glass doors on three sides, leading to a large wraparound deck.

  • Full Listing: 3332 Ellis Court (map)
  • Asking Price: $725,000
  • Sold Price: $835,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,388
  • Year Built: 1957
  • Listing Agent: Olivia Adams, Compass

Photo courtesy of HDBros.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above-asking-six-figure-premiums-in-falls-church-and-tenleytown/18749.

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