Under Contract: A Patch of Green in Adams Morgan and One of a Kind in Cabin John

by Nena Perry-Brown

This edition of Under Contract revisits three recently-featured listings — including a small triangular lot in Adams Morgan — that found buyers in three, five and seven days.

Under Contract: A Patch of Green in Adams Morgan and One of a Kind in Cabin John: Figure 1

Stacked Sunrooms and Child's Play

Over in Shepherd Park, this renovated Dutch Colonial comes with more square footage than the record suggests and has plenty of kid-friendly space, which probably helped it find a buyer in under a week. A recent addition to the home created an expanded kitchen large enough to fit the dining room inside. On the main level, a solarium-style playroom sits off the living room; a similarly sunroom-like office is just above on the second floor. Additional found square footage is throughout the finished basement, which creates a huge rec room that isn't in the tax records. A deck off the kitchen has green space on two sides, and the backyard concludes with an eye-catching playhouse. 

  • Full Listing: 1413 Floral Street NW (map)
  • Price: $799,500
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 1,704
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Listing Agent: Kira Epstein Begal, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

Under Contract: A Patch of Green in Adams Morgan and One of a Kind in Cabin John: Figure 2

One of a Kind in Cabin John

A few blocks from the C&O Canal, this Cabin John house with a front deck and a unique interior went under contract in three days. Interesting angles abound throughout the main level, which has a sprawling, open layout and a pitched ceiling. The hardwood floors are arranged in a giant chevron that points toward the nearly all-white, tiled kitchen that forms an octagon. Steps away, a hexagon-shaped enclosure conceals the skylit master suite, which is prefaced by a separate office and also has a bedroom-sized custom walk-in closet. The other two bedrooms share a bathroom on the second floor. The expansive backyard has a shed and a koi pond. 

  • Full Listing: 6530 78th Street (map)
  • Price: $1,129,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,232
  • Year Built: 1913
  • Days on Market: Three
  • Listing Agent: Laura Steuart, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

Under Contract: A Patch of Green in Adams Morgan and One of a Kind in Cabin John: Figure 3

457 Square-Foot Lot Gone in Seven Days

There isn't much to see for this recently-featured listing of a vacant lot. The small triangular site on the southern edge of Adams Morgan at Florida and V Streets went on the market earlier this month and went under contract in a week. The site is zoned RA-2, which allows by-right moderate-density residential construction. However, the size and configuration of the site make it doubtful that any by-right construction would be possible without relief from lot occupancy and rear yard restrictions. 

  • Address: 1706 Florida Avenue NW (map)
  • Price: $70,000
  • Square Feet: 457
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Farone Williams, Farone & Associates Realtors

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