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Under Contract: From 24 Hours to Six Days

by UrbanTurf Staff

In Under Contract this week, UrbanTurf looks at homes that we recently featured that found buyers in time periods ranging from a day to almost a week.


Under Contract: From 24 Hours to Six Days: Figure 1

A Renovated 89-Year-Old Rowhouse Under Contract in Five Days

The traditional facade of this Foxhall Village three-bedroom masks a modern interior. Inside, there are wide doorways, recessed lighting in high ceilings and a kitchen with black cabinets and glass lighting fixtures that hang over an island with a breakfast bar. One exposed rafter separates the kitchen from a seating area and doors that lead to a narrow, but long backyard. The listing, which went under contract in about five days, comes with a two-car parking pad.

  • Full Listing: 4422 Reservoir Road NW (map)
  • Price: $899,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Square Footage: 1,740
  • Listing Agent: William Prendergast, Washington Fine Properties


Under Contract: From 24 Hours to Six Days: Figure 2

Contemporary in Foggy Bottom

Like the Foxhall house above, this large two-bedroom has a facade that disguises a contemporary interior. The listing opens into a formal living area with a fireplace before leading into an open dining room and then a family room towards the back of the house. The kitchen is placed against the back wall, taking up little space on the home’s first floor and allowing more space for the living area. Doors and ceiling-height windows make up the back wall, and behind that is the a brick patio. Upstairs the bathrooms feature glass-walled showers, brushed metal taps and square basins. The home found a buyer in about six days.

  • Full Listing: 2503 I Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,200,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Square Footage: 1,694
  • Listing Agent: Pam Ryan-Brye, Long & Foster Real Estate


Under Contract: From 24 Hours to Six Days: Figure 3

The Oak Grove Victorian Finds a Buyer in Under 24 Hours

Around the Civil War, a family acquired an estate in Arlington and dubbed it “Oak Grove.” The original house burned down and it was replaced by this six-bedroom Victorian with a two-story veranda and wisteria coverage. If you blinked, you might’ve missed this one on the market as it found a buyer in less than a day.

  • Full Listing: 1721 Quincy Street N (map)
  • Price: $1,289,500
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: Four
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Paul Harders, Long & Foster Real Estate

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/under_contract_under_24_hours_to_six_days/10329

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