In this week’s edition of Under Contract, UrbanTurf takes a look at two homes which sold within a week — and a Spring Valley mansion that has flirted with the market for over a year.
Spring Valley House Becomes a Home One Million Dollars Later
UrbanTurf featured this home back in 2014, and it is under contract after several price reductions. The six-bedroom house, originally built in 1954, was completely renovated and expanded by architect Robert Gurney. While its facade is fairly traditional, there are large panes of glass and indoor/outdoor living spaces from a screened-in porch to an enclosed glass walkway leading to a pool. It’s modernized 8,000 square feet was put on the market in December 2014 for $4.990 million and went under contract recently for $3.95 million.
- Full Listing: 5063 Overlook Road NW (map)
- Price: $3,950,000
- Bedrooms: Six
- Bathrooms: 5.5
- Square Feet: 8,000
- Listing Agent: Ron Mangas, TTR Sothebys International Realty
Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.
Seven Days for this Two-Plus-Den
With an unusual two bedroom plus den layout, the 1,360 square-foot home near the H Street Corridor also has a rustic flair, with wood and exposed brick accents on the main floor. Multi-story bay windows also provide nooks in the living room and both bedrooms. The home found a buyer in just a week.
- Full Listing: 1361 Emerald Street NE (map)
- Price: $649,900
- Bedrooms: Two
- Bathrooms: 2.5
- Year Built: 1915
- Days on Market: Seven
- Listing Agent: Eric Broermann, Slate Properties
Brookland Oasis Goes in Six Days
Built in 1904, this detached Victorian home offers ample outdoor space, from the L-shaped porch in front to the large outdoor deck and deep backyard. The interior features are both modern and practical, with a modernized eat-in kitchen, an unfinished basement that doubles as a laundry and storage room, and stained glass windows in the bathroom.
- Full Listing: 1350 Newton Street NE (map)
- Price: $499,000
- Bedrooms: Two
- Bathrooms: One
- Square Feet: 1,010
- Days on Market: Six
- Listing Agent: Jacob Abbott, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under_contract_a_week_to_a_year/11234.
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