Under Contract Across the DC Area in Under a Week

  • April 1st 2019

by Nena Perry-Brown

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For this edition of Under Contract, UrbanTurf revisits three recently-featured listings that all went under contract within a week.

Five Days for U Street One-Bedroom

Two blocks from the U Street Metro station, this 888 square-foot one bedroom-plus-den went under contract in five days. The layout of the unit offers options for multiple living arrangements, with the den including access to a full bath with herringbone-tiled shower stall. A set of french doors separates the den from the living area, which has a white gas fireplace with marble surround and hearth between two floor-to-ceiling built-in shelving-over-cabinet units on one wall. An open dining area sits just beyond, across the entry hall from the galley-style kitchen nook. The bedroom also has an en-suite bath, and two closets concealed behind mirrored sliding doors enhance the light streaming in from a large window on the opposite wall. The condo also comes with a garage parking space.

  • Full Listing: 2001 12th Street NW, #213 (map)
  • Price: $589,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 888
  • HOA Fees: $493/month
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Listing Agents: Matt McHugh, Heather Davenport, Washington Fine Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

Five Days for a Bungalow with Accessory Building

Just off Arlington Boulevard, this bungalow sits on a corner lot and has a full-length front porch with arches on either side. The living room at the front of the house has a gas fireplace between a pair of windows and leads to the formal dining room on one side and to the carpeted family room on the other. The latter has a pitched ceiling with exposed painted ceiling beams. The bright kitchen is primarily finished in blue and white, down to the tiled flooring, while a shiplap-lined ceiling houses a skylight. The kitchen also provides access to the powder room and to a side door that leads out to a rear deck with hot tub. Upstairs, one bedroom has access to a sunroom-like bonus room with triple exposure, while another bedroom has a skylit pitched ceiling and a ladder up to a loft area. The backyard has a brick-paved patio area leading to a detached garage with an attached skylit studio. The house also has an unfinished basement and a partially-finished attic.

  • Full Listing: 101 N Irving Street (map)
  • Price: $945,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,931 
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Listing Agents: Jeffrey Beall, Kathleen Rehill, RE/MAX Distinctive Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

Six Days for a Sears Kit in Silver Spring

Going under contract in just six days, this bungalow offers an updated iteration of early American prefabricated construction. The renovated Sears-kit Craftsman sits on a corner lot in the Woodside Park neighborhood of Silver Spring, boasting a partially-covered porch that wraps two sides, abutting an L-shaped sunroom with nearly floor-to-ceiling windows and tile flooring. The house also retains its original oak floors and has stained chestnut trim throughout the main level, while the kitchen offers a contemporary contrast with modern wood cabinets and parquet-style tiled flooring. The kitchen also has access to a deep den/breakfast room with a box window big enough to sit in. The living room features leaded windows, including a pair above built-ins sandwiching a buff-colored brick fireplace. The house also has ample yard space, an elevator, and an attached garage.

  • Full Listing: 1437 Highland Drive (map)
  • Price: $975,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Square Feet: 2,784
  • Year Built: 1924
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Liz Brent, GO BRENT

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