Under Contract: One Day, One Month, Two Months

  • May 30th 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

In this week's edition of Under Contract, we look at a homes that sold in 24 hours, 30 days and almost three months. 


A Month For a 1,600 Square-Foot Corner Loft in Shaw

This Shaw condo with 15-foot ceilings, dark hardwood floors and large windows found a buyer after about a month on the market. The living room has a gray slate electric fireplace and a door leading out to the balcony, looking over the tree-lined street below. An open loft area has flex space that could be put to good use as a library or reading nook. Both bedrooms include their own attached bathrooms and walk-in closets. A parking spot comes with the unit.  

  • Full Listing: 1111 W Street NW, #12 (map)
  • Price: $1,245,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,600
  • HOA Dues: $570/Month
  • Days on Market: 29
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Listing Agents: Robert Hryniewicki, Adam Rackliffe, Christopher Leary & Micah Smith, HRL Partners at Washington Fine Properties.

Photo Courtesy Constance Gauthier


Almost Three Months For a Renovated Row Home in Kingman Park

Nearly three months and a few price reductions were required to find a buyer for this row house in Kingman Park with a bright blue exterior. The living room features a subtle floral wallpaper and tiered built-in shelving, while the kitchen has a hidden dishwasher and access to the back patio.  Upstairs, two bedrooms are accompanied by a grand bathroom, complete with a skylight and a mosaic tile shower with a waterfall feature. Another half-bathroom can be found downstairs. 

  • Full Listing: 643 20th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $499,500
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 1.5  
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Days on Market: 80
  • Listing Agents: Renee Peres & Pee Jay Santos, Compass

Photos Courtesy Carlo Russo, HDBros 


24 Hours For a Kenwood Five-Bedroom

This five-bedroom Hudson Gray-designed home in the Kenwood section of Bethesda was under contract before we even featured it last Friday. The high-level interior design can be seen throughout, starting with an entertainment room off the living room with a golden wet bar, gold striped wallpaper and piano area. The primary bedroom includes crown molding, a dark gray color palette and an ensuite bathroom with checkered marble flooring, a soaking tub, dual vanity sinks and a private toilet area. The basement features a main recreation room with custom lockers and a walnut bench. The manicured front yard includes a winding path to the front door, and French doors in the dark green formal dining room open to the backyard.

  • Full Listing: 5211 Dorset Avenue (map)
  • Price: $3,995,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 5,500
  • Year Built: 1953
  • Days on Market: 1
  • Listing Agents: Daniel Heider & Nicole Terry, TTR Sotheby's International Realty 

Photo by Studio Trejo

See other articles related to: under contract

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under_contract_one_day_one_month_two_months/21075.

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Start browsing below!