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Under Contract: Mid-Century in Four to Six Days

by Nena Perry-Brown

This edition of Under Contract highlights three recently-featured mid-century listings that went under contract in four to six days.


Mid-Century Modern Lasts Four Days in Falls Church

This Andre Bodor-designed, Cook Architecture-updated mid-century modern house sits on a lot abutting the Holmes Run Valley Stream Park. Clerestory windows follow the sloped roofline on three sides at the front of the house, mirrored inside by the walls that stop below the ceiling of the post-and-beam interior. In the open concept kitchen and living/dining areas, a wall of windows offer views of the stream. The living room also has a fireplace recessed in an exposed brick wall between open shelves, and the kitchen has a breakfast bar mounted above the Caesarstone countertops and a hood above the integrated cooktop. The walk-out lower level also has a recessed brick wall fireplace, a bedroom with wet bar, a full bath, and sliding glass doors out to the tree-covered lot. Featured as a Best New Listing on Friday, the home had a buyer by Tuesday. 

  • Full Listing: 3347 Sheffield Court (map)
  • Price: $949,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,700
  • Year Built: 1960
  • Days on Market: Four
  • Listing Agent: Michael Shapiro, Compass

Photo courtesy of John Cole.


Pending in Six Days on S Street NE

Located on a corner lot a couple of blocks from the Arboretum, the entrance to this four-bedroom house is just inside the screened-in front porch. Past an archway in the living room, the eat-in galley kitchen has herringbone tile backsplashes, a copper farmhouse basin sink, and a decorative wooden hood above the stove. Two bedrooms share a full bath on the main level with board and batten walls alongside subway tiles lining the walls of the shower/tub. The stairs walk directly into the carpeted owner's suite, which has a cove ceiling and an en-suite bath where a glass block-partitioned shower stall has mini subway tiles. The tiled-floor lower level has clerestory windows throughout, including in the spacious rec room, and a separate exit to the garden-framed backyard with patio/parking pad. The house is also outfitted with solar panels.

  • Full Listing: 2200 S Street NE (map)
  • Price: $679,900
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,876
  • Year Built: 1937
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agents: Michael Lederman, Brian O Hora, Compass

Four Days in Silver Spring's North Hills

Just off the Beltway in the North Hills of Silver Spring, this mid-century center-hall colonial also found a buyer in just 96 hours. The main level has a generous sunroom with cove ceiling, where picture windows stretch as tall as the glass doors leading out onto the spacious deck. From inside, the sunroom is accessible via gridded glass doors in the living room, next to framed recessed shelves and a wood-burning fireplace. The U-shaped kitchen has a breakfast bar peninsula abutting the dining room, and the main level also has  a bright, carpeted bonus room with gridded windows. The carpeted lower level has a media nook built in under the stairs, and the house also comes with a one-car garage.

  • Full Listing: 9617 Sutherland Road (map)
  • Price: $675,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 2,039
  • Year Built: 1949
  • Days on Market: Four
  • Listing Agents: Susan Kirn, Natalie Perez, Donna Kerr Group

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