What (Around) $1.5 Million Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

For the latest edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf rounds up some options in the DC area for buyers looking in the $1.5 million range.

Encircled by Parkland in the Palisades

Federal parkland provides a buffer around this four-bedroom bungalow at the southern tip of Nebraska Avenue. The living room has a vaulted ceiling above wooden beams with wood panel walls on either side of a stone fireplace. A formal dining room has a glass set of paned doors out to a covered deck. The spacious kitchen has a breakfast bar island with concrete countertops and is open to the adjacent solarium style, skylit family room with vaulted ceiling, clerestory windows and sliding glass doors out to rear decks on two sides. The house also has an at-grade lower level in law suite with eat in kitchen, a covered front porch and a backyard hot tub.

  • Full Listing: 2319 Nebraska Avenue NW (map)
  • Price: $1,440,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 3,850
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Listing Agent: Robert Bergman, RE/MAX Allegiance

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

A Corner Colonial in Alexandria

Over in Old Town, this shingled center hall colonial was constructed in the 19th century and has 11-foot tall ceilings throughout the main level. Two archways lead from the hall into the living room, and stained wood beams create tray ceilings in both the formal dining room and the kitchen. The latter room also has a breakfast bar island, a fireplace with wood mantle, and a brick accent wall. The family room has a built-in media console next to french doors leading out to a slate paved patio. At the end of the upstairs landing, a desk is built in beneath a window, and the skylit owners bedroom has a pair of built in units and an skylit ensuite bath.

  • Full Listing: 523 Duke Street (map)
  • Price: $1,499,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,432
  • Year Built: 1842
  • Listing Agents: Greg Doherty, F. Charles York, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

An Ornate Columbia Heights Seven-Bedroom

The limestone façade and carved pillars framing the front door of this turn-of-the-century seven-bedroom Victorian hint at its elaborate interior. Ornate oak molding, ceiling medallions and kaleidoscopic ceiling wallpaper appoint much of the main level. The foyer/hall houses the paneled wood stairwell, and sets of pocket doors on either side of the hall conceal the living room and formal dining room. The owners bedroom occupies the entire second floor, boasting a sitting room with bay window, a fireplace between built-in units, two custom walk-in closets and an angular dressing room. And by the way — the house also has a separately metered (and currently rented) three bedroom, two bathroom English basement unit with two private entrances.

  • Full Listing: 1309 Kenyon Street NW (map)
  • Price: $1,575,000
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: 5.5
  • Square Feet: 4,520
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Steve Pflasterer, RE/MAX Allegiance

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.

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