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What (About) $750,000 Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of What X Buys highlights three options in the DC area that could work on a $750,000 budget — and the two-bedroom seems to be a sweet spot.


A Two-Bedroom Condo in Cardozo

This 1,000 square-foot condo is carved out of a rowhouse between U Street and Columbia Heights. The living room is open with a bay window dining nook and a panel fireplace with a brick accent above the mantel. The kitchen has a narrow honeycomb tile backsplash and a mix of quartz and marble countertops. The owner's bedroom has a built-in vanity/desk beside sliding glass doors out to a balcony.

  • Full Listing: 1305 Clifton Street NW, #3 (map)
  • Price: $769,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,037
  • HOA Fees: $300/month
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agents: Blake Jenkins, Paul Pike, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Mid-Century Semi-Detached in Del Ray

Over in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood, this recently-renovated mid-century semi-detached house starts with a covered front porch. The dining room is open to the kitchen, which has quartz countertops and a lacquered slate gray subway tile backsplash. The upstairs bathroom has large matching tiles on the floor and shower/tub walls, the latter bisected by a horizontal panel of herringbone tile. The roomy lower level also has a full bath with wood grain-esque tiles on the shower stall walls bisected by a vertical panel of earth tone mosaic tile. There is also a rear patio beside a stone fireplace and lawn space beyond.

  • Full Listing: 112 Hume Avenue (map)
  • Price: $725,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,206
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Listing Agent: David Zadareky, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


A House-Like Condo in Fort Myer

While this townhouse-style condo in Arlington has an unassuming appearance from the front, it boasts a backyard that includes a 600-plus square-foot patio with tiered garden space. The open living/dining area includes an angled wood-burning fireplace beside doors out to the rear deck, and pillars delineate the kitchen, which has white and grey Calcatta quartz countertops, a white subway tile backsplash, and a stainless steel hood. Upstairs, the angular owner's bedroom has a large walk-in closet with extensive built-ins, and the en-suite bath has white subway tile lining the shower walls, broken up by blue circular tile on the floors and in a wall cubby.

  • Full Listing: 1232 N Quinn Street, #1232 (map)
  • Price: $749,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 1,310
  • HOA Fees: $175/month
  • Year Built: 1986
  • Listing Agent: Randolph Adams, McWilliams/Ballard

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