Seven Whole Days: Under Contract, Déjà Vu Edition

  • February 10th 2020

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s Under Contract features three properties that shared a Best New Listings and all went under contract in seven days.

One Week for Mid-Century in Alexandria

After hitting the market with an offer deadline, this four-bedroom Cape Cod in Alexandria went under contract in a week. The mid-century house has an open layout bisected by a staircase, with the fireplace-anchored dining area occupying one side. On the other side, a U-shaped kitchen has a breakfast bar peninsula with a cooktop beneath a chef's hood, and overlooks the living area with bay nook. The lower level has a bedroom, laundry room, and full bath, and the rec room area has floating butcher block shelves and a shiplap accent wall concealing the stairs. There is also a deep backyard with a deck, a shed, and a fire pit.

  • Full Listing: 1215 W Braddock Road (map)
  • Price: $839,500
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,491
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Sue Goodhart, Compass

One Week for Blue Takoma Bungalow

Less than a half-mile from the Takoma Metro station, this blue bungalow has red brick stairs and pillars accenting a wide front porch. The living room has double exposure and a brick fireplace, and through the dining room, the eat-in kitchen has a breakfast nook and a hood above the stove. Along with a sunroom on the main level, an upstairs bedroom also has access to a second sunroom through a paned glass door. The owner's bedroom has a cedar-lined closet, and the shared bathroom has a standalone tub. The house also has a bi-level backyard with a detached garage. The home went under contract in a week after attracting more than ten offers. 

  • Full Listing: 602 Aspen Street NW (map)
  • Price: $745,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 2,336
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Marci Wasserman, Long & Foster Real Estate

One Week Near Sligo Creek

This three-bedroom rancher in Silver Spring also had an offer deadline and counts among its amenities proximity to Nolte Park, Sligo Creek, and a future Purple Line stop. The house enters into a tiled foyer beyond which the open living/dining room has a fireplace. A breakfast bar peninsula separates the dining area from the kitchen, which also has a marble subway tile backsplash, a farmhouse sink, and a pot-filler spout above the stovetop. Upstairs, the owner's bedroom has a pair of closets outfitted with organizational systems, and the shared bathroom has double vanities and a subway-tiled tub/shower. The lower level rec room has a recessed media center with flagstone background, a laundry room with a wide basin sink, and a second bathroom. The house also has a rear deck and an interior garage accessible from the lower level.

  • Full Listing: 136 Dale Drive (map)
  • Price: $590,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,520
  • Year Built: 1952
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Liz Brent, GO BRENT

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