Under Contract: A Craftsman, a Loft, and a Rowhouse

by Shilpi Paul

In Under Contract, UrbanTurf looks back at properties it has featured recently that were snatched up by DC’s alert buyers.


Takoma Park Craftsman With Ample Woodwork

With sunny rooms and a close proximity to downtown Takoma Park, this bungalow attracted attention immediately, and was under contract within six days of going on the market. Like many craftsman-type homes, the three-bedroom is an attractive home for people who like woodwork. The doors, window frames, staircase, cabinetry and floors are all constructed in pine, giving the house a warm, unified look.

  • Address: 99 Elm Ave, Takoma Park, MD (map)
  • Price: $649,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Days on Market: 6 days


A True Industrial Loft in Logan Circle

While many condos in DC attempt an industrial style, or a loft-like feel, this unit actually has an industrial history. In 2006, a former auto showroom was converted into condo units. The layout of this two-bedroom is airy and spacious, and the design is raw, with exposed piping and floor-to-ceiling windows. Though it is divided into rooms, the walls don’t quite reach the ceiling, and a lofted room, accessible by stairs, offers a getaway for an office or guestroom. It first entered the market in early July; over the next few months, the asking price dropped several times, until the unit finally found a buyer in mid-November.

  • Address: 1400 Church Street NW, #201 (map)
  • Price: $849,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,290
  • HOA Fees: 598
  • Days on Market: 4 months


Updated Rowhouse on Northern Edge of Petworth

Located on the northern fringes of Petworth, this three-bedroom is attractively updated and has a layout that feels typical of the area, with a living room, dining room and kitchen on the main level, and a large master bedroom and two smaller bedrooms upstairs. One of our favorite features is the bright office area attached to the second bedroom (see photo above). A finished basement is currently being used as a family room, and could be a potential guest room. The home is a ways from a Metro station, perhaps explaining the lower-than-expected asking price. It went under contract after nine days on the market.

  • Address: 425 Ingraham Street NW (map)
  • Price: $479,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1932
  • Days on Market: 9 days

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