Above Asking: A $100,000 Premium in Forest Hills and Logan Circle

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this edition of Above Asking, UrbanTurf takes a look at two homes previously featured in Best New Listings, both of which sold within two weeks of being listed, for at least $100,000 above the asking price.

Above Asking: A $100,000 Premium in Forest Hills and Logan Circle: Figure 1

Spacious, Modern Home on the Edge of Rock Creek Park

Located in the Forest Hills neighborhood, this glass-encased modern home features clean lines, natural light and light-colored hardwoods throughout. The house sits on a quarter-acre lot, with several balcony and patio spaces looking out on Rock Creek Park. The main level is all shared space, with a powder room and accordion-style sliding glass doors which open the living/dining room/kitchen area onto a deck. The home sold within two weeks of hitting the market in December for $100,000 above its listing price.

  • Full Listing: 2710 Brandywine Street NW (map)
  • Listing Price $2,300,000
  • Sale Price: $2,400,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Year Built: 1978
  • Square Footage: 4,500
  • Listing Agent: James Kastner, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Above Asking: A $100,000 Premium in Forest Hills and Logan Circle: Figure 2

A 2,000 Square-Foot Triplex in Logan Circle

This upper-level three-bedroom Victorian rowhouse condo in Logan Circle also wasted very little time on the market. The wide-open ground floor allows sight-lines from one end of the house to the other, and all the bedrooms are located upstairs, including a master suite with a walk-in closet and spa bathtub. An upstairs den with a wet bar leads out to one of two private roof decks for the ultimate indoor-outdoor entertainment space. Like the listing above, it sold for about $100,000 over asking within a week of being listed.

  • Full Listing: 1309 Corcoran Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Listing Price $1,395,000
  • Sale Price: $1,500,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • HOA Fees: $289/month
  • Square Footage: 2,041
  • Listing Agents: Kimberly Casey and Daryl Judy, Washington Fine Properties

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_a_100000_premium_in_forest_hills_and_logan_circle/10872

1 Comment

  1. John F said at 11:52 pm on Tuesday February 16, 2016:
    I loathe that duplex/triplex are used interchangeably to describe either number of units or number of floors. Especially common over the river, but starting to see it in the city as well.

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!