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Under Contract: A Tale of Two O Streets

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week's installment of Under Contract revisits two recently-featured homes a few short blocks away from each other on O Street that recently found buyers. 


Fireplace-Filled Rowhouse Does Fine in Nine Days 

When considering this four-bedroom's Logan Circle-adjacent location, it is not surprising that it went under contract just over a week after hitting the market. The 2,800 square-foot Victorian boasts many of the restored and remixed architectural features typical of the neighborhood, among them a wrought iron stair leading to a separate vestibule just past the front door, a bay window that adds space to the living room and the master bedroom, built-ins (some modernized with floating glass shelves), decorative trim on the main level, and an already-rented one-bedroom, 1.5-bath English basement. More distinctive are the whopping six fireplaces throughout the house, featuring such elements as ornate iron grills, and legs and filler panels with decorative inlays.

  • Full Listing: 1225 O Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,549,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,808
  • Year Built: 1891
  • Days on Market: Nine
  • Listing Agent: Justin Kitsch, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


1.5 Months for Newly-Delivered Triplex Near Naylor Court

On the Shaw end of O Street near Naylor Court, this newly-delivered three-bedroom triplex spent a bit more time on the market than its Logan Circle neighbor. Completed by Brook Rose Development, the nearly 2,100 square-foot unit has a minimalist linearity throughout the open concept kitchen/dining room/living room trifecta, centering around the contemporary kitchen where the refrigerator is hidden within the cabinetry. The front of the unit also contemporizes more traditional features like the bay and transom windows, rendering them in oversized panes of glass. The master suite is particularly attractive, with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors walling off an attached sitting room and an en-suite with spa tub and large-veined marble accent walls. 

  • Full Listing: 928 O Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Price: $1,795,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,085
  • HOA Fees: $371/month
  • Days on Market: 43
  • Listing Agent: Paul Pike, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
132 Commerical-Free Acres
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Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
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Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
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Gradually Rising
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Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
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Under Contract: Two-Day Turnover in LeDroit Park
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Under Contract: Two-Day Turnover in LeDroit Park

by Nena Perry-Brown

For this week's installment of Under Contract, UrbanTurf revisits three recently-featured listings that found buyers in as little as two days.


2,700 Square Feet in 48 Hours

Between its ample living space, full in-law suite, energy-generating solar array and quiet yet convenient location, its not surprising that this federal rowhouse in LeDroit Park found a buyer just 48 hours after being listed. The house has eye-catching character from the entrance, where a bay window creates a T-shaped front room with a corner fireplace opposite a corner built-in cabinet. The next room just past the staircase has a vertically staggered wall. Upstairs, a set of French doors open to the master bedroom, which also enjoys the bay window and has an exposed brick wall and bay window. The bedroom in the English basement has a white-painted brick wall and a corner decorative fireplace.

  • Full Listing: 1803 4th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $999,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,700
  • Year Built: 1906
  • Days on Market: Two
  • Listing Agents: Heather Davenport and Matt McHugh, Washington Fine Properties

A Week for an Artist's Touch in Takoma

Over in Takoma, this brightly-colored bungalow offers an abundance of living space courtesy of an addition and updates made by the artist owner. The bonus spaces throughout make the home well-suited to accommodate a live/work lifestyle, evident in the sunroom and attached bedroom-cum-studio on the main level and in the partially-finished basement. The house also has finishes that add a rustic touch, including the living room fireplace with heavy wood mantel and built-ins on either side and the eat-in kitchen with heated floors, semi-circular pass-through window and walls covered with decorative tiles. A large brick patio and a detached shed sit in the backyard. The home found a buyer after just a week on the market. 

  • Full Listing: 804 Fern Place NW (map)
  • Price: $775,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,052
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agents: Bonnie Roberts-Burke, David Burke, Evers & Co. Real Estate

Six Days for 700 Square Feet

With an affordable condo fee and a solid 700 square feet of space, this one-bedroom unit equidistant from both Lincoln Park and RFK Stadium went under contract in less than a week. The unit enters into the living room, which gets a pentagonal shape from the built-in corner fireplace that also creates a mantel shelf. An efficient galley kitchen with breakfast bar sits at the other end of the open space in the main living area. The dual-entry bathroom offers the convenience of an en-suite without sacrificing privacy in the bedroom, which also has access to a rear porch landing and a walk-in closet with a stacked laundry unit inside.

  • Full Listing: 1519 Constitution Avenue NE, #102 (map)
  • Price: $359,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 700
  • HOA Fees: $175/month
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Ned Kraemer, Compass

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Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
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An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
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Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
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132 Commerical-Free Acres
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Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

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Brookland
New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

See more Northeast DC »

Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Hillcrest
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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Under Contract in Seven to 10 Days
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Under Contract in Seven to 10 Days

by Nena Perry-Brown

If this week’s edition of Under Contract seems like déjà vu, it's because both of these listings were featured on UrbanTurf since the year began and both went under contract in 10 days or less.


 

Too-Cute Two-Bedroom Under Contract in a Week

In just seven days, this charming two-story Federal rowhouse in Truxton Circle found a buyer. A winding brick path runs toward the small front perch, where stacked brickwork adorns the crest of the house. This exterior trim is echoed in the trim throughout the interior. The main level is bisected by a staircase, with an exposed brick accent wall in the living and dining area at the front of the house and the powder room and galley kitchen towards the rear. The next room is a den that walks out onto the fenced-in rear patio with another winding brick path that leads to the detached storage shed.

Full Listing: 1512 Third Street NW (map)
Price: $699,000
Bedrooms: Two
Bathrooms: 1.5
Square Feet: 1,056
Days on Market: Seven
Listing Agent: Wendy Banner, Long & Foster Real Estate


A Solar-Powered Sale in 10 Days

This solar panel-topped colonial in Berkley, complete with heated floors and a solarium, was also a hot listing and went under contract in ten days. While the second story houses a potential master bedroom with en-suite bath, the uppermost floor has a landing and bonus space that leads to the largest bedroom in the house, where trapezoidal bookcases are built into either side of a dormer window under sloped ceilings, offering another option for a master suite. The basement level also has a family room, full bedroom and bathroom with direct access to the attached garage. The landscaped backyard has a pool.

Full Listing: 4815 V Street NW (map)
Price: $1,475,000
Bedrooms: Six
Bathrooms: 4.5
Days on Market: 10
Listing Agent: Dana Scanlon, Keller Williams Capital Properties

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Maryland

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Annapolis
Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

See more Maryland »

Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

See more Northwest DC »

Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

See more Southwest DC »

Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

Brookland
New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

See more Northeast DC »

Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Hillcrest
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

See more Southeast DC »

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Under Contract: More House Than Meets the Eye, More Days on the Market
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Under Contract: More House Than Meets the Eye, More Days on the Market

by Nena Perry-Brown

For this installment of Under Contract, UrbanTurf revisits two previously-featured listings that sold in two months or less and both offered more than meets the eye.


Five Weeks on the Market for Kalorama Rowhouse

Over in Kalorama, this semi-detached Victorian almost reads as two houses from the exterior, with two differently-shaped bay protrusions on either side of the entrance. On the interior, those bays create a dynamic layout throughout the home's 4,300 square feet. The rectangular bay adds space to the living and dining rooms, as well as creating a seating area in the master suite. The elliptical-shaped bay creates a breakfast nook in the kitchen and enlarges the office on the second level. The house also accommodates a two-car garage and basement in-law suite with private entrance. Outdoor space comes courtesy of a screened-in terrace and a rooftop deck with city views. The home found a buyer just after a month on the market. 

Full Listing: 1616 22nd Street NW (map)
Price: $2,595,000
Bedrooms: Five
Bathrooms: 4.5
Square Footage: 4,323
Days on Market: 37
Listing Agent: Dan Hynes, Compass


Almost Two Months on the Market for Brookland Five-Bedroom 

This semi-detached home in Brookland spent close to two months on the market before going under contract. From the exterior, the four-bedroom looks like a quaint three-story home; however, the house goes much deeper into the lot than is readily apparent, creating a 2,100 square-foot interior. The updated home has a traditional style, with restored original heart pine floors contrasting with dark trim around the windows, baseboards and door frames. The open main level looks straight from the entry back to the newly-renovated kitchen at the rear of the level; an adjacent family room walks out onto the rear deck overlooking a deep backyard. The basement has a full bedroom and bath as well as a separate exit into the backyard.

Full Listing: 1829 Monroe Street NE (map)
Price: $739,900
Bedrooms: Five
Bathrooms: Four
Square Feet: 2,100
Days on Market: 53
Listing Agent: David Bediz, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under-contract/13425

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

See more Northern Virginia »

Maryland

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Annapolis
Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

See more Maryland »

Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

Brookland
New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Hillcrest
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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Under Contract: The Five Bedroom Edition
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Under Contract: The Five Bedroom Edition

by Nena Perry-Brown

For this edition of Under Contract, UrbanTurf circles back to two previously-featured listings: one Fallingwater-inspired five-bedroom home overlooking Rock Creek Park and a reasonably-priced five-bedroom bungalow in Mount Rainier.


A Fallingwater-Inspired Five-Bedroom

This 10,000 square-foot home was designed by DC architect Travis Price in a style that recalls Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater property in rural Pennsylvania. Originally listed for $4.95 million, the house went under contract at a reduced price of $3.7 million near the end of 2017. The angular brick exterior complements the cantilevered and open interior, which features double-height ceilings, floating stairs, multiple landings and rows and walls of windows. Interspersed with the windows are an abundance of outdoor terraces, with two on the front facade and five on the rear. The master suite occupies the uppermost floor and three of the bedrooms are on the level below the main floor. The house also has an elevator.

  • Full Listing: 2807 Chesterfield Place NW (map)
  • Price: $3,700,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Days on Market: 149
  • Listing Agents: Dara Gilman and Ron Mangas, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Photo by Shanahan Photography.


Rare Reasonably-Priced Five-Bedroom Sells in Seven Days

Just a few blocks inside the Maryland border, this five-bedroom house sold for barely more than one-tenth the price of the five-bedroom property in Forest Hills. The three-story detached bungalow was renovated in 2015 and includes a bedroom and a bathroom in the basement. The interior has visual interest, with an additional kitchen nook with breakfast bar and cabinetry separating the one-wall kitchen from the open living room and dining room areas. The uppermost level serves as the master suite. Considering how difficult it is to find a house in DC for less than $500,000,  --  especially one that has five bedrooms  --  it comes as no surprise that this house went under contract in just one week.

  • Full Listing: 3403 Newton Street (map)
  • Price: $380,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,259
  • Year Built: 1923
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Kurt Becker, RE/MAX Allegiance

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under-contract/13405

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Ballston
Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Clarendon
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Rosslyn
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
Shirlington
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
Huntington
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
Parkfairfax
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Maryland

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Bethesda
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
Potomac
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
Wheaton
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Hyattsville
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

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DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Bloomingdale
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
Brightwood
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
Burleith
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
Crestwood
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
Georgetown
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
Kalorama
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
Palisades
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Petworth
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
Shaw
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Takoma
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Tenleytown
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

Brookland
New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
Deanwood
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Eckington
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
Langdon
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
NoMa
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Rosedale
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
Trinidad
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Woodridge
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Hillcrest
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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