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What $425,000 Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of What X Buys features three options in the DC area for buyers with a $425,000 budget.


A Bi-Level Two-Bedroom by City Ridge

A block from DC's upcoming City Ridge development and abutting Glover Archibold Park, this one-bedroom offers two levels of living space. The entryway has an archtop display alcove, and around the corner from the living room, a dining area fits across from a built-in office/bar nook with shelves mounted above a counter. The main level also houses the L-shaped kitchen, a half-bath with a deep shelf beneath the window, and a walk-in closet. The stairs wind down directly into a spacious bedroom, which has double exposure, a walk-in closet, and an en-suite bath with heated floors. The unit also has a washer/dryer, and the development has an outdoor pool.

  • Full Listing: 3760 39th Street NW, #A139 (map)
  • Price: $430,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 863
  • HOA Fees: $459/month
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Listing Agent: Yo-G Gozner, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


A Corner Cape Cod in Riverdale 

Off one of Riverdale's main intersections, this Cape Cod sits on a garden-framed corner lot. A stone path leads up to the front porch, and the interior has dark wood trim and doors throughout. There is a brick fireplace in the living room as well as display ledges on a wall beside a pillar-framed entryway. Through here, the formal dining room has a bay window and a kitchen pass-through window/breakfast bar, and a screened-in side porch is also accessible through the kitchen. At the top of the stairs, the uppermost landing can serve as a sitting or reading area outside the spacious owner's bedroom. The lower level has a rec room with exposed ceiling beams and a separate storage and laundry room, and the lot also has a large patio and a driveway.

  • Full Listing: 4516 East West Highway (map)
  • Price: $420,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 1,447
  • Year Built: 1924
  • Listing Agent: Corey Savelson, Long & Foster Real Estate

Photo courtesy of HouseFli.


A Lanham Home with Room to Grow

A little over a block from the Beltway in Lanham, this four-bedroom sits in the shade of a mature tree, its carport creating an overhang above the front door. The interior has a traditional layout, with a doorway off the foyer leading to a living room with double exposure. The roomy kitchen is open to a family room/flex space with a brick fireplace and a door to the rear deck. The owner's bedroom has a walk-in closet and an en-suite bath, and the house also has an unfinished basement, ripe for customization.

  • Full Listing: 6715 Vanessa Drive (map)
  • Price: $430,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,584
  • Year Built: 1969
  • Listing Agent: Olivier Spaenle, RLAH Real Estate

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