Under Contract in Under a Week: Déjà Vu Edition

  • November 8th 2021

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Under Contract features two blink-and-you-missed-them listings that were recently highlighted together and which both went under contract in less than a week's time.

Four Days for a Sears Kit Cottage

Over in Cheverly, this cute Sears kit house went under contract on its fourth day on the market. The house is packed with original details, but also has visually interesting updates like recessed glass shelving and built-in cabinets in the formal dining room. The sunroom-like kitchen, which also has a pass-through window, boasts a shiplap half-cove ceiling. The house also has an attic bedroom/bonus room and a lower level with a rec room, bedroom, and full bath.

  • Full Listing: 6011 Kilmer Street (map)
  • Price: $565,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,232
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Days on Market: Four
  • Listing Agent: Tim Barley, RE/MAX Allegiance

Six Days for an Architect's House in Chevy Chase

The one-time personal residence of Austrian-American architect-builder Leopold Boeckl in Chevy Chase DC went under contract six days after it was listed. The mid-century house has windows that run the length of the back of the winged home, and there is a flagstone patio at the center. On the other side of the center window wall, the living room has a wall of original mounted shelves, and the bedrooms also have stacked windows. The kitchen has a 1965 light fixture and stained wood grain lower cabinets, honeycomb tile floors, an integrated cooktop beneath a hood, and a white arabesque tile backsplash beneath white upper cabinets. 

  • Full Listing: 3721 Huntington Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1.65 million
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Square Feet: 2,900
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Days on Market: Six
  • Listing Agent: Brent Jackson, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of HD Bros.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under-contract-in-under-a-week-deja-vu-edition/18924.

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