Above Asking: The Premiums in Takoma and Chevy Chase

  • December 5th 2022

by UrbanTurf Staff

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In this week's Above Asking, we look at a Takoma Park bungalow and a Chevy Chase Tudor that each went for above their original asking price. 

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$15,000 More For a Spacious Takoma Park Bungalow 

This bright blue Takoma Park bungalow recently sold for $15,000 above its asking price after being on the market for less than a week. All of this home's living space can be found on the main floor, while the basement has the laundry area, some storage and a half-bathroom. After passing through the wide front porch, guests and new owners will enter the living room, which features a white brick fireplace and large archways leading to the adjacent rooms. For those who work from home, an office with sliding doors sits directly to the left of the front door. The spacious kitchen features ample counter space, a white stone backsplash, white cabinetry and overhead lighting. 

  • Full Listing: 7711 Carroll Avenue (map)
  • List Price: $685,000
  • Sales Price: $700,000
  • Bedrooms: Three 
  • Bathrooms: 1.5 
  • Square Feet: 1,320
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Listing Agent: Dan Metcalf, Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo Courtesy RealTour 


A $5,000 Bump for a Chevy Chase Tudor

This Chevy Chase Tudor, with its crown molding, leaded glass windows and the original stone fireplace, sold for $1.6 million flat recently, a $5,000 bump from its original asking price. Features that caught UrbanTurf's attention include the sitting room with stone flooring, and the unfinished basement workshop that could be redone with lofted ceilings and walk-out stairs. The open kitchen features granite counter space, cream-colored cabinetry and silver finishes. Upstairs, the primary suite includes a walk-in closet and a full bathroom. Outside, the large yard space comes with plans for a pool installation, and there is also a detached garage. 

  • Full Listing: 203 Oxford Street (map
  • Asking Price: $1,595,000
  • Sales Price: $1,600,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,762
  • Year Built: 1931
  • Listing Agent: Maya Hyman, Compass

Photo courtesy of HDBros 

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/above_asking_the_premiums_in_takoma_and_chevy_chase/20376.

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