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$100,000 Premium: Above Asking From Langdon to Forest Hills

  • July 29th 2019

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week's installment of Above Asking highlights three recently-featured listings which sold for four-to-six figures over listing price.


Five Figures Above Asking in Langdon 

Selling for $11,000 above asking, this three-bedroom house in Langdon sits atop a lushly vegetated lot with a porch overlooking the front yard. Both the living room and formal dining room sit along the left side of the house and have double exposure, leading to a three-wall kitchen which shares tiled floors with a breakfast nook. The breakfast room has access to a powder room and a backdoor out to the expansive backyard where there is a circular brick-paved patio area, trees and gardens. The three bedrooms each have double exposure and share a roomy bathroom. The house has a private driveway and an unfinished basement which offers additional storage space and room to grow into.

  • Full Listing: 2941 Mills Avenue NE (map)
  • Asking Price: $575,000
  • Sold Price: $586,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agents: Kymber Lovett-Menkiti, Monique Malabe, Keller Williams Capital Properties

$100,000 Above Asking in Forest Hills

Selling for just north of $100,000 above asking, this turn-of-the-century home sits a few blocks from the Van Ness Metro station in Forest Hills. A skylit kitchen at the back of the main level is primarily finished in white, with soapstone counters, a cooktop island and an L-shaped banquette built in amid the appliance cabinets. The kitchen also has french doors leading out to a generous deck above patio and yard areas, fenced off from the parking pad beyond. The two bedrooms on the upper floor share a bathroom with Carrera marble-topped double vanity, built-in shelving and a tiled shower stall with bench seat, with one of the bedrooms enjoying a bay window, fireplace and a wall of closets. The owner's bedroom on the top floor also has a closet wall and a pyramidal trio of windows, while a partially-finished basement has a full bath and kitchenette.

  • Full Listing: 2959 Tilden Street NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1,299,000
  • Sold Price: $1,401,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,266
  • Year Built: 1906
  • Listing Agent: Kimberly Cestari, Long & Foster Real Estate

Four Figures Above Asking in Foxhall Village

Steps from the Foundry Branch Valley Park and blocks from the C&O Canal, this Foxhall Village end-unit rowhouse sold for $5,000 over asking price. The house has garden-like front and rear yards with porches overlooking each. A pillar-framed doorway introduces and creates built-in shelving in the living room, facing a red brick fireplace. The formal dining room beyond has a bay window, and the galley kitchen has abundant cabinetry, a stainless steel hood and access to the back porch. The three bedrooms share a full bath upstairs with a honeycomb-tiled shower stall, while the lower level has tiled floors, an exposed brick wall, a ledge built in beneath a window, a full bath, and a laundry room. 

  • Full Listing: 1414 Foxhall Road NW (map)
  • Asking Price: $1 million
  • Sold Price: $1,005,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,768
  • Year Built: 1919
  • Listing Agent: Deborah Charlton, Compass

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/four-to-six-figures-above-asking/15709.

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