Deal of the Week: Three-Bedroom Just Outside LeDroit Park

by Mark Wellborn

139 Thomas Street NW

Not too many homes hit the market last week as the holiday weekend approached. But this installment of Deal of the Week was one of the few homes listed, and not only caught our eye, but also the attention of some staycationers looking for a fixer-upper.

The three-level Federal row house sits in Bloomingdale, just outside the eastern boundary of LeDroit Park. The striking yellow facade opens up into a three-bedroom, three-bath home that, with its unfinished basement and bare rooms, clearly needs a little work. The property also has a backyard in need of landscaping, but the listing comes with parking for two cars.

The listing agent told UrbanTurf that the home was priced in order to “generate a lot of interest and help people feel they’d have enough money built in where it would make since to improve it.” With multiple offers set to be reviewed tonight, it appears that technique has worked.

More details and photos below.

Master bedroom
Living room
  • Full Listing: 139 Thomas Street NW (map)
  • Price: $399,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Listing Agent: Lindsay Reishman, Lindsay Reishman Real Estate

Here are some monthly payment calculations based on a 20 percent down payment and a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at 4.7 percent.

  • Loan Amount: $319,200
  • Principal and Interest: $1,655
  • Property Taxes: $278/month
  • Total Monthly Payments: $1,933

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/deal_of_the_week_three_bedroom_just_outside_ledroit_park/3572


  1. Jeremy said at 10:23 am on Tuesday May 31, 2011:

    I wish realtors would acutally say what neighborhood it is. It’s not Ledroit Park.

    It’s Bloomingdale.

  1. matt said at 1:03 pm on Tuesday May 31, 2011:

    Beautiful facade amd nice bones. Hope the buyer does something nice with it.

  1. James said at 3:00 pm on Tuesday May 31, 2011:

    @Jeremy.  They do say what neighborhood it is, it’s the first sentence of the second paragraph…

  1. LaszloB said at 3:25 pm on Tuesday May 31, 2011:

    lots of work needed but decent size in a great location on a cute block.  Dirt basement.

  1. Anon said at 6:18 pm on Tuesday May 31, 2011:

    For what it is worth there is no actual neighborhood called Bloomingdale according to DC.  DC considers the area that we call Bloomingdale to be part of Ledroit Park.

  1. Jeremy (Bloomingdale resident) said at 9:52 am on Wednesday June 1, 2011:

    @James - I see it on this article, but not on the acutal listing. But thanks to UrbanTurf for listing it as Bloomingdale.
    @Anon - While DC doesn’t consider Bloomingdale a Tax Subdivision, I beleive the residents of the Bloomingdale would call it it’s own neighborhood.

  1. Vinh An Nguyen said at 12:01 pm on Wednesday June 1, 2011:

    It’s a ghetto whatever you call it.

  1. Jeremy (Bloomingdale resident) said at 12:49 pm on Wednesday June 1, 2011:

    A ghetto?! Really?! That’s just rude.

  1. richard said at 12:30 am on Thursday June 2, 2011:


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