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Under Contract: 22 Offers in Silver Spring

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s installment of Under Contract is a blast from the past week, where three listings featured together all went under contract in six or seven days. 


Six Days for Hyattsville Two-Bedroom

This mid-century Tudor-style house not only sits a short walk from Magruder Park and the trail network in Hyattsville, but is also surrounded by ample yard space. The living room has a wood-burning fireplace with a stone façade and access to a sunroom-like porch, which has louvered windows on three sides and a door to the rear deck. Two bedrooms share a full bath on the main level, and the second bath is on the lower level along with a rec room, a laundry room, and access to the interior garage. There is also a partially-finished attic, offering space to expand. The house went under contract in six days.

  • Full Listing: 5020 38th Avenue (map)
  • Price: $299,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,447
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Ryan Hehman, GO BRENT

One Week, and 22 Offers, in Sligo Park Hills

This stone cottage a block from the Sligo Avenue Neighborhood Park not only went under contract in a week, but also commanded 22 offers. The front porch has dual access, with french doors leading into the living room with its painted stone panel fireplace and ceiling beams. The dining room has a rounded bay with leaded-top windows above a ledge, and a bonus room on the main level has shelving built in on three sides and separate access to the side yard. The lower level has a bedroom, laundry room, and a rec room with wet bar nook. In the backyard, a garage was converted into a wooden-floored workspace.

  • Full Listing: 5 Hilltop Road (map)
  • Price: $798,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,262
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Liz Brent, GO BRENT

Six Days for Simplicity in Herring Hill 

This 812 square-foot two-bedroom house retains the history befitting its turn-of-the-century vintage and its location a block from Rose Park in Georgetown's historic Herring Hill. There are exposed ceiling beams on the main level, along with built-ins in the corner of the living room beside a brick panel wood-burning fireplace. The fireplace does triple duty, serving as a partition to the kitchen beyond and hosting a mounted breakfast bar on that side. The kitchen also houses a wine fridge, a combination washer/dryer, and has access to a private rear brick patio. The main bedroom upstairs has a built-in media center and shares a bathroom with the second bedroom.

  • Full Listing: 1414 27th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $699,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 812
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agents: Daryl Judy, Kimberly Casey, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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