What About $800,000 Buys in DC

  • September 5th 2018

by Nena Perry-Brown

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In this installment of What X Buys, UrbanTurf highlights some options for prospective homebuyers in DC with an $800,000 budget.

What About $800,000 Buys in DC: Figure 1

Original Details a Short Walk From Rock Creek Park

A short walk from both Rock Creek Park and a smaller neighborhood park, a flagstone path walks up to this center-hall Chevy Chase colonial. A living room with a white fireplace sits past an archway to the right while a bright formal dining room sits past an archway to the left. The main level also has a sunroom and an eat-in kitchen with a picture window beside the back door. One of the full bathrooms upstairs is still outfitted with the original two-basin sink. The charming basement is beneath crisscrossing exposed wooden beams and also has a built-in bar original to the house. The backyard is bordered by a garden with flagstone path and raised planting areas. 

  • Full Listing: 5348 29th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $850,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 1,654
  • Year Built: 1938
  • Listing Agent: Kate Foster-Bankey, Compass

Note: Shortly before publication of this article, this home went under contract. 

What About $800,000 Buys in DC: Figure 2

Semi-Detached Near RFK Stadium

This semi-detached Federal rowhouse sits a few blocks from the Stadium-Armory Metro station. Exposed red brick lines the stairway to the left of the home, while the front room ends with a wood-framed fireplace with a mirror inset over the mantel. The open, tiled kitchen has a breakfast bar island attached to a support pillar, a double sink, and a hood above the stainless steel oven. One of the home's three bedrooms has a nook alongside the closet, infilled with shelving, while a larger bedroom has a dressing nook with a wall of built-in shelving across from mirrored sliding closet doors. The lower level has a rec room with a desk built in under the stairs, as well as a bedroom and subway-tiled full bath. The fenced-in rear yard has a brick patio as well as a deep lawn.

  • Full Listing: 109 18th Street SE (map)
  • Price: $799,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 1,705
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Listing Agent: David Thomas, Keller Williams Capital Properties

What About $800,000 Buys in DC: Figure 3

Blue Brookland Bungalow with Built-ins

This Brookland home may be slightly smaller than the previous listing, but may rival it in storage space. The oven is tucked into a separate nook in the kitchen, where cabinetry is also flanked with open shelving at the corners. On the main level, a sunroom-like sitting room is attached to one of the bedrooms, with French doors leading out to a wooden deck overlooking the expansive backyard and stepping down to a slate patio. The second bedroom has an attached office, while the owner's suite has a color-blocked en-suite and a cove ceiling, under which a wall with a series of stepped built-in units bookend windows above a built-in bench. The lower level has exposed pipes running along the ceiling, forming clusters in some areas. A rec room sits on one side of this level while a sleeping area sits on the other, with two built-ins framing the entry to a bright kitchenette with pass-through window.

  • Full Listing: 1507 Irving Street NE (map)
  • Price: $799,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,443
  • Year Built: 1917
  • Listing Agents: Jacob Abbott, Shemaya Klar, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

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