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Above Asking: $201,000 Over List in Bethesda

by Lark Turner

In this week’s Above Asking, UrbanTurf looks at recent sales in Dupont Circle, Spring Valley, Capitol Hill and Bethesda that went over their asking price.


Above Asking: $201,000 Over List in Bethesda: Figure 1

An Extra $2,000 for a Narrow Rowhome in Dupont

This narrow 19th-century charmer sold in just over two weeks and went for $2,000 above its asking price. Though the 1,300-square-foot home is dwarfed by some of its neighbors, the 13’ ceilings and tall windows help make the house feel airy. The second floor has a dining room and a sitting room, while the two bedrooms sit on the third floor. The relatively updated kitchen leads out onto an outdoor patio.

  • Address: 1641 19th Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,079,000
  • Sold Price: $1,081,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1885
  • Square Footage: 1,368
  • Listing Agent: Carrie Carter, Washington Fine Properties


Above Asking: $201,000 Over List in Bethesda: Figure 2

Above Ask For a Spacious Four-Bedroom in Spring Valley

After spending just five days on the market, this spacious 1940s Spring Valley home went under contract and eventually sold for $10,000 over its asking price. The traditional facade of the four-bedroom home on Rodman Street houses nearly 3,000 square feet of space in one of DC’s most sought-after neighborhoods. The home has a comfortable kitchen and family room with space for a breakfast table. The bedrooms upstairs are large, the basement is finished and there is an expansive slate patio out back.

  • Address: 4615 Rodman Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,425,000
  • Sold Price: $1,435,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Listing Agent: Katherine Martin, McEnearney Associates

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Above Asking: $201,000 Over List in Bethesda: Figure 3

Well Above Asking for a Restored Home on the Hill

This house not far from Union Station and the action on H Street was carefully restored by previous owners to highlight its 1890s character — from the old wooden floors to the traditional staircase. The work paid off: The rowhouse sold for more than $30,000 over asking after a little more than a week on the market. Upstairs are two nicely-sized bedrooms with exposed brick that adds character. A large brick patio out back lends itself to entertaining guests.

  • Address: 417 E Street NE (map)
  • Asking Price: $678,500
  • Sold Price: $711,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1890
  • Listing Agent: Tom Faison, RE/MAX Allegiance


Above Asking: $201,000 Over List in Bethesda: Figure 4

$201,000 Over List in Two Days

This Dutch colonial in Bethesda’s Battery Park, which is surrounded by the quintessential white picket fence, went $201,000 over its asking price after just 48 hours on the market in December. The home closed in early February. The curb appeal took this home a long way; inside some of the spaces need updating, including the kitchen. The home is walking distance to downtown Bethesda’s shops and restaurants, and out back there’s a detached garage and downstairs the basement is finished.

  • Address: 5219 Goddard Road, Bethesda, MD (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,050,000
  • Sold Price: $1,251,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Listing Agent: David Bediz, Keller Williams Capital Properties

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