What $450,000 Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this installment of What X Buys, UrbanTurf shines a light on some options for DC-area homebuyers with a $450,000 budget.

A Three-Bedroom Duplex in Riggs Park

This semi-detached red brick house over in the Queens Chapel area of Riggs Park has deep front and back yards and a front porch beneath a wood ceiling. The interior starts with a living room with a panel fireplace creating adjacent shelving cubbies. The L-shaped eat-in kitchen is a separate room past the open dining area. The owner's bedroom is generous and offers a seating area, and the house has a covered rear patio next to a brick outdoor fireplace and a parking pad.

  • Full Listing: 1024 Hamilton Street NE (map)
  • Price: $450,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,761
  • Year Built: 1954
  • Listing Agents: Sarah Reynolds, Alison Beach, Keller Williams Chantilly Ventures

A Condo Grows in Rosedale

Just off the H Street Corridor in Rosedale, this one bedroom plus-den is a rowhouse-converted condo with an open concept living area anchored by a white corner kitchen. The bedroom in the unit has a transom window above a wide set of sliding glass doors with access to a covered terrace. The den can also fit a bed and sits next to the second full bathroom, which, along with the owner's en-suite, has a subway-tiled shower with recessed cubby. The unit also includes a stackable washer and dryer.

  • Full Listing: 711 15th Street NE, #2 (map)
  • Price: $450,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 715
  • HOA Fees: $295/month
  • Year Built: 1911
  • Listing Agents: Kymber Lovett-Menkiti, Virginia Gergoff, Keller Williams Capital Properties

2,000 Square Feet Off the Orange Line

A half-mile from the Cheverly Metro station, this cute four-bedroom colonial offers over 2,000 square feet of space for less than the median home price in the DC area. The rooms on the main level are generously sized, including the kitchen with its wide breakfast bar island and a pair of backlit frosted cabinets above the stove. French doors separate the kitchen from the family room and lead out to a rear deck above a spacious yard with mature trees, a playground and a shed. The skylit owner's bedroom sits beneath a slanted ceiling and has an extensive walk-through closet and a sitting nook. The house also has a laundry room with double exposure and a lower level with paneled walls and a brick fireplace.

  • Full Listing: 5807 Carlyle Street (map)
  • Price: $459,900
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,064
  • Year Built: 1949
  • Listing Agent: James Thomley, RLAH Real Estate

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