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Best New Listings: Under $250,000, A Stone Patio, and A Farmhouse

by Shilpi Paul

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, UrbanTurf looks at a studio for less than $250,000 in Columbia Heights, a restored Cape Cod in Kent, and a 1920s farmhouse in Alexandria.


Best New Listings: Under $250,000, A Stone Patio, and A Farmhouse: Figure 1

Under $250,000 in Columbia Heights

With an asking price under $250,000, this studio is located two blocks from the Columbia Heights Metro station. The condo fees are also on the low end of the spectrum, at $143 per month. The layout of the main living area appears to be a rectangle, with space for a bedroom and a living room on opposite ends. The kitchen is off to the side, and a hallway likely leads to a bathroom and laundry room. The unit has a lot of light, and a couple doors open up to a balcony.

  • Full listing: 2901 16th Street NW, #303 (map)
  • Price: $245,000
  • Bedrooms: Studio
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 470
  • HOA Fees: $143
  • Listing Agent: Rachel Valentino, Keller Williams Capital Properties


Best New Listings: Under $250,000, A Stone Patio, and A Farmhouse: Figure 2

Restored Cape Cod in Kent With a Stone Patio

This Cape Cod has been restored and has a new kitchen and bathroom, but maintains much of the original detailing. With only 1,359 square feet, a few of the four bedrooms are quite small, and some have sloping ceilings to further increase the coziness. But we liked a few of the extra rooms, including a cave-like family room and a sunroom that leads out to a fairly spacious stone patio.

  • Full listing: 5040 Klingle Street NW (map)
  • Price: $995,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Listing Agent: Tessa Morris, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty


Best New Listings: Under $250,000, A Stone Patio, and A Farmhouse: Figure 3

1920s Farmhouse in Alexandria

Just a bit smaller in size than the option above, this 1920s Alexandria farmhouse is also well-maintained, though a bit more modest on the interior. The bedrooms are also tight. However, a finished basement adds breathing room, and perhaps the best part of the home is outdoors: the generous and shady backyard is manicured, surrounded by trees and has at least three different seating areas.

See other articles related to: kent, columbia heights, best new listings, alexandria

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/best_new_listings_under_250000_a_stone_patio_and_a_farmhouse/7496

1 Comment

  1. Jorge said at 10:55 pm on Wednesday August 28, 2013:
    Under $250k? Am I missing something on the last two?

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