Above Asking: $70,000 Over in Mount Pleasant, $65,000 in Chevy Chase

  • November 24th 2014

by Lark Turner

In this week’s Above Asking, UrbanTurf looks at two sales that went $65,000 or more over asking, and a sale indicating tiny Parker Street’s rising fortunes. Each home sold in a week or less.

Above Asking: $70,000 Over in Mount Pleasant, $65,000 in Chevy Chase: Figure 1

More than $23,000 Over List on Parker Street

This sale on Parker Street demonstrates the one-block community’s rising fortunes. Tucked away behind Union Station near H Street, Parker Street offers homeowners a sense of community and neighborliness along with an ideal location. The small home is an updated turn-of-the-century rowhouse with 1.5 updated bathrooms. (That extra half-bath is a coveted feature in these tiny rowhomes.) It found a buyer in five days for $23,000 above the list price.

  • Address: 225 Parker Street NE (map)
  • Days on Market: 5
  • Asking Price: $499,000
  • Sold Price: $522,500
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Jason Martin, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Above Asking: $70,000 Over in Mount Pleasant, $65,000 in Chevy Chase: Figure 2

$65,000 Above Ask in 5 Days in Mount Pleasant

This 5,000 square-foot rowhouse was one of the largest and priciest homes to hit the market in Mount Pleasant in a while, which may help explain why it found a buyer in just five days and went so far over its list price. The home was renovated in 2005 to make the downstairs larger and the bedrooms bigger; the result is a comfortable, spacious house with a functional layout. The kitchen and bathrooms are all updated, and there’s an income suite in the basement to take pressure off the mortgage.

  • Address: 1730 Park Road NW (map)
  • Days on Market: 5
  • Asking Price: $1,450,000
  • Sold Price: $1,515,000
  • Bedrooms: Five + income suite
  • Bathrooms: 3.5 + income suite
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agents: Kelly Williams and Loic Pritchett, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Above Asking: $70,000 Over in Mount Pleasant, $65,000 in Chevy Chase: Figure 3

$70,000 Over Asking for the Perfect Backyard in Chevy Chase DC

This is a 1928 Sears catalog home that’s been nicely renovated and brought up to date. Outside is a backyard with plenty of room for a dining area and a fire pit. On the ground floor, an eat-in kitchen has French doors leading to a screened-in porch, along with a dining room and a living room filled with built-ins. There’s an attached garage in the front of the house, which is about a 20-minute walk from the Friendship Heights Metro and about a block off of Connecticut Avenue NW. It sold in a week and went a whopping $70,000 over asking.

  • Address: 3604 Morrison Street NW (map)
  • Days on Market: 7
  • Asking Price: $849,000
  • Sold Price: $919,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Listing Agent: Claudia Donovan, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

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