Under Contract: A Week or Less From Logan to Hollins Hills

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Under Contract revisits three recently featured listings which went under contract in a week or less. 

Moving Quickly in Hollins Hills

This Goodman-designed mid-century house in Alexandria's Hollins Hills neighborhood found a buyer after just five days on the market. The living room has a wall of windows and an accent wall with a brick fireplace while the family room also has a wall of windows and contrasting shelving built in along the other walls. The L-shaped owner's bedroom has a series of stacked picture windows with treetop views and enough room for a sitting area, as well as an attached den with double exposure and a built-in desk. The formal dining room has a fireplace and a wall of windows opposite a breakfast bar which doubles as a pass-through to the bright kitchen. Two additional bedrooms share a bath on each of the two levels, and the property also comes with an accessory studio building.

  • Full Listing: 1907 Marthas Road (map)
  • Price: $850,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,020 
  • Year Built: 1952
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Listing Agent: Jodie Burns, McEnearney Associates

A Week for a Rancher in Alexandria

UrbanTurf just recently featured this roomy ranch house near Mount Vernon District Park in Alexandria. The main level has a seamless flow between the living area, where there is a brick wood-burning fireplace, and the dining area, where there is a set of glass doors out to the rear patio. The kitchen has a breakfast bar, stacked ovens, open shelving, and a door to the expansive backyard. The main level also houses three bedrooms and two baths, including the owner's suite. There is also an interior garage which provides direct access to an appended office with uninterrupted rows of windows on two sides and patio access. The whole package found a buyer after just a week on the market. 

  • Full Listing: 7108 Marine Drive (map)
  • Price: $799,999
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,150
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Jason Martin, RLAH Real Estate

Six Days in Logan Circle

This condo is one of several units inside a Victorian rowhouse on the edge of Logan Circle. In the open concept living area, a library ladder leads up to a loft with built-in shelving and beneath the loft, the bay window doubles as a dining nook, next to recessed shelving and a fireplace. Off the hall in the unit, glass french doors beneath a transom lead into the second bedroom. The bright owner's bedroom has large windows on either side of a pair of glass doors which open onto a balcony, where a spiral stair leads down to a secured parking space. Listed on a Thursday, the home was under contract by the following Wednesday. 

  • Full Listing: 1221 12th Street NW, #5 (map)
  • Price: $750,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 950
  • HOA Fees: $245/month
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Fleur Howgill, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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