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Above Asking: The Rock Creek Park Premium

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this edition of Above Asking, UrbanTurf takes a look at two recently-featured homes a short walk from Rock Creek Park that went for more than their listed price.


Above Asking: The Rock Creek Park Premium: Figure 1

$60,000 More for Six Bedrooms Just Inside the City

Located a stone’s throw from Silver Spring, this Tudor-style home fetched $60,000 above asking. The exterior has a suburban feel, with a stone and brick facade, a corner lot with plenty of space, a deck with a paved patio attached, and a two-car garage. The interior blends the classic and the urbane, with a simple, modern chef’s kitchen with an eat-in nook juxtaposed alongside a screened-in porch and stone fireplaces.

  • Full Listing: 1800 Redwood Terrace NW (map)
  • Listing Price: $1,395,000
  • Sale Price: $1,455,000
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 4,257
  • Listing Agents: Lee Goldstein, Real Living At Home


Above Asking: The Rock Creek Park Premium: Figure 2

A Premium for a Four-Story Four Bedroom

This Mount Pleasant Federal rowhouse is chock-full of interesting details, including a sunroom, a skylit bathroom, wainscoting and creative shelving and closets. There are also bonus spaces, such as the attic and its office area, and a large basement that doubles as a fourth bedroom with a full bathroom. Add in a carport and a desirable Mount Pleasant location, and you get a home that sold for $125,000 above asking.

  • Full Listing: 1746 Kenyon Street NW (map)
  • Listing Price $1,090,000
  • Sale Price: $1,215,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,988
  • Listing Agent: Jennifer Knoll, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_rock_creek/11319

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