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Above Asking: Draper’s Digs, A Brookland Bungalow

by Lark Turner

In this week’s Above Asking, UrbanTurf takes a look at properties that sold for more than $50,000 above their list price within a week of coming on the market, including a Mad Men-style house initially advertised as a possible teardown.


Above Asking: Draper's Digs, A Brookland Bungalow: Figure 1

A Midcentury Home Goes Well Well Above Asking

This midcentury modern in Kent flew off the market in just five days, despite needing work — the listing initially suggested this property may be a teardown project. The home, which has five bedrooms and a unique artist studio on a densely forested lot, has a lot of potential and when we wrote about it a few months ago, we noted that we would opt to renovate it, rather than tear it down. The house that UrbanTurf dubbed Don Draper’s DC digs fetched $55,000 over its asking price.

  • Address: 2905 University Terrace NW (map)
  • List Price: $850,000
  • Final Price: $905,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 2,882
  • Days on Market: 5
  • Listing Agent: Margaretha McGrail, Long & Foster


Above Asking: Draper's Digs, A Brookland Bungalow: Figure 2

A Three-Bed Brookland Bungalow Goes More than $60,000 Above List

UrbanTurf loved the open-concept main floor in this bright Brookland bungalow, which went under contract in just under a week for $60,500 over the listing price. The home has both three bedrooms and three bathrooms, meaning nobody has to share. Outside is a big backyard with three-car parking and a two-level deck, while the finished basement gets a bedroom and a separate bath.

  • Address: 1307 Kearny Street NE (map)
  • List Price: $649,500
  • Final Price: $710,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Listing Agent: Lindsay Dreyer, City Chic Real Estate

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_drapers_digs_went_55k_over_list/8625

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