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Five Figures Above Asking in Fairlawn and Bethesda
This edition of Above Asking revisits two listings that were featured late last year that went under contract in six days and closed for five figures over asking price.
$81,000 Above Asking in Bethesda
This mid-century split level(ish) house in Bethesda commanded $81,000 above its listing price. The updated interior has an open-concept main level where the tall, half-cove ceiling has skylights on either side of the stair, above the living/dining area and above the kitchen. The upper landing forms a gallery open to the main level, and houses the owner's suite and a pair of bedrooms with a jack-and-jill bathroom. The lower level has an office/bonus room with exterior access and an additional bedroom suite, a rec room with concrete floors, and a family room with a painted brick wall, recessed fireplace, and sliding glass doors out to the flagstone patio and surrounding yard.
- Full Listing: 4522 Traymore Street (map)
- Asking Price: $799,000
- Sold Price: $880,000
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: Three
- Square Feet: 2,910
- Year Built: 1955
- Listing Agent: Theresa Helfman Taylor, Keller Williams Capital Properties
Photo courtesy of Xabier Aristu and HomeVisit.
$55,100 Above Asking Near Anacostia Park
Over in the Fairlawn neighborhood, this three-bedroom rowhouse has easy access to Anacostia Park and its trail network. Past the front porch, the house enters into a bright living room where an archway leads into the eat-in kitchen, with a dining area on one side of the breakfast bar island and floating shelves and a farmhouse basin sink on the other. The kitchen also has access to the backyard and patio area. Another archway in the living room frames the stairwell, which has a closet on the landing. The three bedrooms share a skylit bath, and one of the bedrooms also has a nook with closets nearly to the ceiling. The lower level has a second full bath along with a carpeted rec room with built-ins and a separate laundry room.
- Full Listing: 1413 18th Place SE (map)
- Asking Price: $448,500
- Sold Price: $503,600
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: Two
- Square Feet: 1,642
- Year Built: 1936
- Listing Agents: Tom Faison, Justin Tanner, RE/MAX Allegiance
Photo courtesy of RealTour.
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