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Under Contract: From 30 Years to 6 Days

by Nena Perry-Brown

This week’s installment of Under Contract revisits a pair of recently-featured listings that went under contract in under a week.


A Business Week in Kensington

This bi-level mid-century modern house in North Kensington spent five days on the market before going under contract. The listing has a two-wall kitchen configured in an L-shape and has extensive cabinetry and counter space, a hood above the stove, and under-cabinet lighting.  The owner's en-suite bath has a wide sink with two faucets and a walk-in closet with organizers, and there is also a second bedroom and bath on the main level. The lower level has a separate entrance abutting the driveway, along with a second living room, two bedrooms and a bath. The house also has a deep backyard and a covered rear patio.

  • Full Listing: 4009 Denfeld Avenue (map)
  • Price: $645,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,200
  • Year Built: 1953
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Listing Agent: Suzanne Parmet, Compass

Photo courtesy of Magin Urdanick, Exposure RE.


From 30 Years to Six Days

A few blocks from the Takoma Metro station, this house spent 30 years with its last family before hitting the market; it went under contract in just six days. The original stained wood trim can be found throughout the interior, and the living room has double exposure and a tan brick fireplace. The expanded kitchen has a butcher block-topped island, a second island with raised breakfast bar, and a stainless steel backsplash and hood above the stove. One of the upstairs bedrooms has a sunroom-like sleeping porch, and the basement has a laundry/storage room in addition to a rec room that walks out to the back. The backyard has a detached garage-turned-studio/office with pitched ceiling, along with a similarly-shaped screened-in patio structure with ceiling fan.

  • Full Listing: 6813 5th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $999,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,300
  • Year Built: 1915
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agents: Eric Broermann, Todd Vassar, Compass

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