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Under Contract on an Odd Day

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of Under Contract revisits three recently-featured listings that went under contract on odd days within a week of hitting the market.


A Week a Block from Walter Reed 

Going under contract in seven days, this 2,700 square-foot bungalow is on a corner lot a block from The Parks at Walter Reed. The house has a spacious wraparound porch with a ceiling fan, and inside, the living room has a white painted brick fireplace with mantel. The updated kitchen has white subway tile-walls, open wood shelving, a stainless steel hood above the stove, and a breakfast bar island with cobalt blue cabinets, matching the lower half of the butler's pantry area built into the dining room. Two bedrooms share a bath on the main level, and the lower level has a rec room with office nook, third bedroom, full bath, and laundry room. In addition to generous outdoor space, the backyard also has a bi-level patio with fire pit.

  • Full Listing: 7201 8th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $849,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 2,726
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Days on Market: Seven
  • Listing Agent: Angela Wilson, Keller Williams Capital Properties

And on the Third Day, the Condo Went Under Contract

Converted from the 19th century Grace Church, this two-level one-bedroom not only sits a block from Eastern Market Metro, but it also has a private entrance. Just inside, the high-ceilinged living room has south-facing stained glass windows, a corner fireplace with built-in mirror, an exposed brick wall, and a floor-to-ceiling closet with custom shelving. A few steps down, there are original organ pipes on the wall of the dining area, and the adjacent L-shaped kitchen has a white-painted brick backsplash and a small trapezoidal door into the pantry. Upstairs is the loft-like bedroom, off a narrow landing with room to sit, and this level also has a walk-in closet and the unit bathroom with combination washer/dryer.

  • Full Listing: 904 D Street SE, #8 (map)
  • Price: $419,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 600
  • HOA Fees: $235/month
  • Year Built: 1891
  • Days on Market: Three
  • Listing Agents: Shelley Gold, Jenn Smira, Compass

A Business Week in Brightwood Park

This 2,100 square-foot Brightwood Park rowhouse went under contract in five days. The interior offers a lot of bonus space, from a sleeping porch off one of the bedrooms to a dual-entry den off the formal dining room. The den is also accessible from a mudroom, where a storage bench is built in beneath a window-framed open shelving unit separating the room from the galley kitchen, which also has a pass-through window to the dining room above cabinetry on the former side and a bar ledge on the latter. Upstairs, the bathroom has a hinged roof window, and the lower level also has a rec room, laundry area, and additional storage space. The house also comes with a rear parking pad/patio and a front porch.

  • Full Listing: 5107 Illinois Avenue NW (map)
  • Price: $699,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 2,120
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Days on Market: Five
  • Listing Agents: Ed Carp, William Wilson, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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