Under Contract: Three Days in Rosslyn to 12 Days Near Kingman Park

  • July 20th 2020

by Nena Perry-Brown

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This week’s edition of Under Contract revisits three recently-featured listings that went under contract within three to 12 days.

Three Days for Rosslyn Penthouse Loft

With its spacious private terrace, complete with built-in sound system, gas grill, and outdoor furniture, this penthouse went under contract within three days of being listed. The unit has an open-concept living area with exposed exhaust, concrete ceilings, and industrial-style gridded windows occupying most of the far wall. Above the dining area, the ceiling goes double-height, and the adjacent kitchen has red mosaic tile walls, a breakfast bar island, a built-in bar with wine fridge, and a stainless steel commercial hood and backsplash above the integrated cooktop. Exposed brick, sourced from DC's former Capitol Children's Museum, forms an accent wall in the bedroom sitting nook, an accent wall in the den, and pillars in the living area. The unit also comes with a built-in water feature, a second full bath, and a tandem parking space.

  • Full Listing: 1600 Clarendon Boulevard, #W406 (map)
  • Price: $1,195,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,642
  • HOA Fees: $835/month
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Days on Market: Three
  • Listing Agents: Lynn Kern, John Edelmann, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Six Days for a Mid-Century Cape Cod

Blocks from Belle Haven Park in Alexandria, this updated mid-century Cape Cod went under contract in six days. Off the foyer, the living room has a decorative fireplace beneath a butcher block mantel, a powder room, and a paned glass door leading out to a sleeping porch with a white-painted brick wall and rows of windows on two sides. The kitchen has triple exposure courtesy of sliding glass doors in the breakfast nook out to the side yard, along with a narrow subway tile backsplash, black leathered granite countertops, an oven with stacked compartments, a breakfast bar peninsula, and a walk-in pantry. The rear deck is one step up from the planar backyard, and the house also has a detached one-car garage next to a gravel parking pad.

  • Full Listing: 6403 14th Street (map)
  • Price: $650,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,423
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Christopher White, Long & Foster Real Estate

Almost Two Weeks for Hidden Rowhouse

Located on a one-block one-way street on the cusp of Kingman Park, this rowhouse went under contract in 12 days. Gardens terrace alongside the stairs up to the front porch. Inside, the open-concept main level ends with a U-shaped kitchen where a bar is mounted above the countertops and open shelving flanks the cabinetry. Additional shelves are in a mudroom area by the back door, which leads out to the fenced-in slate rear patio. Upstairs, one of the bedrooms can double as an office, with a sitting nook and an en-suite bath with subway-tiled walls surrounding the standalone clawfoot shower/tub. The lower level has tiled floors, a full bathroom, a 50-bottle wine fridge, and a laundry room. The house also came with plans for an optional third floor addition.

  • Full Listing: 1435 Duncan Street NE (map)
  • Price: $749,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 1,504 
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Days on Market: 12
  • Listing Agent: Alan Chargin, Keller Williams Capital Properties

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under-contract-from-three-days-in-rosslyn-to-12-days-near-kingman-park/17085.

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