Under Contract: Six to 17 Days

  • March 12th 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 about two weeks of being listed.

Seventeen Days in 16th Street Heights

This corner colonial in 16th Street Heights has a full-length porch and both front and side entrances. The front door is surrounded by windows and opens into a bright foyer. The living room has double exposure and a white wood-burning fireplace, and a set of French doors with transom window open into a dining room with coffered ceiling. Tiled floors delineate a breakfast nook and contemporary farmhouse-style kitchen with a glass door between two full-sized windows, opening out to a multi-level wooden deck overlooking a fenced-in backyard. One of the bedrooms on the second floor has an attached sunroom-like den, while the L-shaped owner's suite has an en-suite with a frameless glass shower stall, double vanity and standalone tub. The upper level has a fourth bedroom and a bonus room under a cove ceiling, while the lower level rec room has a built-in bench, full bath and a wet bar area. The house went under contract 17 days after being listed.

  • Full Listing: 4805 Arkansas Avenue NW (map)
  • Price: $1,195,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 3,528
  • Year Built: 1913
  • Days on Market: 17
  • Listing Agent: Ellen Klein, RLAH Real Estate

Nine Days for Petite AU Park Four-Bedroom

Just nine days after being listed, this petite bungalow in American University Park found a buyer. A slate-paved path walks up to the at-grade front porch, which runs the length of the home's façade. Just inside, the living room is open to the adjacent dining area and has a white-painted brick fireplace flanked by built-in shelving units. The galley kitchen has white subway tile backsplashes on either wall, a white farmhouse basin sink and white quartz countertops. The family room has a set of floor-to-ceiling built-ins meeting in one corner and a series of windows meeting in the next corner. The lower level has a rec room, a fourth bedroom, a wet bar, a laundry room and a full bath, as well as a bonus room. The house also has a multi-level rear deck overlooking the fenced-in backyard.

  • Full Listing: 4808 Brandywine Street NW (map)
  • Price: $995,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,488
  • Year Built: 1924
  • Days on Market: Nine
  • Listing Agent: Amy Wease, RLAH Real Estate

Six Days for a Two-Bedroom Condo

Over in Mount Pleasant, this pet-friendly corner condo unit was carved out of a semi-detached yellow rowhouse around the corner from 16th Street. The interior has an open-concept floorplan beneath 9-foot ceilings with recessed lighting. The angular living area at the front of the unit has a rectangular bay window across from a wood-framed gas fireplace. An adjacent dining area is across from an L-shaped kitchen nook with granite countertops. Both bedrooms are off a long hall and share access to 400 square feet of outdoor space, including a deck. The bathroom is also shared and has recessed shelving above the toilet and a tiled shower stall with frameless glass doors, with natural light pouring in from a glass block window. The home went under contract in less than a week.

  • Full Listing: 3409 Brown Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Price: $574,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 840
  • HOA Fees: $293/month
  • Year Built: 1903
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agents: Leslie Friedson, Tyler Siperko, Compass

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