Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Bloomingdale Living on the Cheap

by Mark Wellborn

Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Bloomingdale Living on the Cheap: Figure 1
1962 2nd Street NW

This week’s Deal of the Week is a three-bedroom unit in a Victorian row house on the border of LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale. Located on the top two floors of the house, the 1,420 square foot condo has a large open kitchen, three true bedrooms (including a large master bedroom), exposed brick and hardwood floors throughout, and views above the tree tops from the second level. At $334 per square foot, the property is a good deal in a neighborhood where new construction has recently sold for about $380/square foot. An added bonus is that the condo is just around the corner from the pizza and beer at the recently opened Rustik Tavern. More details and photos below. For the full listing, click here.

  • Address: 1962 2nd Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Price: $474,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 1,420

Here are some monthly payment calculations based on a 20 percent down payment and a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at 4.3 percent.

  • Loan Amount: $379,920
  • Principal and Interest: $1,880
  • Property Taxes: $296/month
  • Condo Fees: $286/month
  • Total Monthly Payments: $2,462

Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Bloomingdale Living on the Cheap: Figure 2
Master Suite

Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Bloomingdale Living on the Cheap: Figure 3

Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Bloomingdale Living on the Cheap: Figure 4
Living Room

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  1. SweetB said at 1:16 pm on Tuesday October 19, 2010:
    Does the chair in the master bedroom convey? Love the unit.
  1. arxdei said at 1:19 pm on Tuesday October 19, 2010:
    This really is a beautiful home. The price seems similar to other ones in the area (or cheaper). On a tangent: Not that this property would be rented but what do people think would be a reasonable rent for a condo like this in that location?
  1. Brad said at 2:58 pm on Tuesday October 19, 2010:
    @ arxdei -- Rent for a three-bedroom in this area ranges from $2,200 to $3,000 a month.
  1. Suzanne Des Marais said at 12:46 am on Thursday October 28, 2010:
    We dropped the price to $464,900. Even better deal!

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