Under Contract: Three Listings Gone in Under 5 Days

  • February 1st 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

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This week's Under Contract features three homes that were recently on the market and found buyers in five days or less. 

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72 Hours For a Sunny Condo in Shaw

Lofty with a number of skylights, this two-bedroom condo on 5th Street found a buyer after just three days on the market. The main floor features an open kitchen with marble counters, a breakfast bar, and a square tiled backsplash, and an exposed brick wall accentuates the soaring ceiling in the living room. Three skylights allow for extra light to illuminate the space, and a nook by the windows in the front room is ideal for a small dining table. The lower level of the condo lives like an in-law suite with a bedroom, walk-in closet, a full bathroom and a private entrance from a back garden.  

  • Full Listing: 1606 5th Street NW, #2  (map)
  • Price: $824,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,200
  • HOA Dues: $236/month 
  • Year Built: 1880
  • Days on Market: 3
  • Listing Agent: Kurt Matsa, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo Courtesy Derek and Vee 


Three Days in Alexandria 

Inspired by the popular "international" style homes of the 1940s, this listing in Alexandria also went under contract in just a few days.  Many details of the three-bedroom house are finished in a calm gray color - including the kitchen, with lots of cabinetry, a breakfast bar and wraparound marble counters. An adjacent breakfast nook features large windows and provides access to the tiered back patio. The upper level features all the bedrooms, including a primary suite that has room for a king-sized bed and an in-unit bathroom. In the basement, there is a large recreation space, a bathroom, storage, a laundry area plus an extra room that could be used as an office. A one-car garage is attached to the house. 

  • Full Listing: 2905 Argyle Drive (map)
  • Price: $1,199,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 2,290
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Days on Market: 3
  • Listing Agents: Jennifer Walker & Micki MacNaughton, McEnearney Associates

Photo Courtesy of Home Visions Media


Five Days For an Award-Winning Stone Home

Was it the family room of this Wesley Heights home that resulted in it moving so quickly? The glass-walled space has a peaked roof, a stone fireplace and patio access, and won an award from the American Institute of Architects a few years ago. The main level of the five-bedroom listing also features a spacious living room with a grand fireplace and wooden ceiling beams, and two french doors open to a back stone patio, which overlooks a small koi pond. The primary suite includes a sitting room and two walk-in closets. Additional bedrooms throughout the house all feature large windows, closet space and a mixture of wood and carpet flooring. 

  • Full Listing: 2934 Glover Drive NW (map)
  • Price: $2,695,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5 
  • Square Feet: 4,080
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Days on Market: 5
  • Listing Agents: Christopher Ritzert & Christie-Anne Weiss, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo Courtesy Constance Gauthier 

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