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What (Around) $350,000 Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

This installment of What X Buys rounds up some options for prospective homebuyers in the DC area on a $350,000 budget.


A One-Bedroom Above Bloomingdale

This one-bedroom unit is on the top floor of a boutique building in Bloomingdale, offering rooftop views of the neighborhood. Just past the entryway, the one-wall kitchen has a hood concealed above the stove and a combination washer/dryer. Exposed brick lines most of the adjacent wall, and the far wall in the living space has a large cut-out below the ceiling. This wall also conceals the bedroom, which has triple exposure and a wall of open built-in storage. In the bathroom, white square tiles line the walls surrounding the tub, where a narrow window creates a deep shelf. The unit also comes with a deeded parking space and the building has a shared roof terrace.

  • Full Listing: 51 Randolph Place NW, #502 (map)
  • Price: $349,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 420
  • Year Built: 1914
  • Listing Agent: Judy Cranford, Cranford & Associates

A Two-Bedroom Corner Condo in McLean

This two-bedroom is in The Colonies of McLean community just off the highway interchange and a mile from the McLean Metro station. Past the short entry hall, the unit has an open concept living/dining area anchored with built-in display cabinets above an L-shaped banquette. The U-shaped kitchen has granite countertops, a mosaic backsplash, and a hood above the stove. Both bedrooms are carpeted, and the owner's bedroom has three closets and an en-suite bath with travetine-style large tiles along the tub walls. The unit also has a stacked washer and dryer, and the pet-friendly community has amenities including an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and a playground. 

  • Full Listing: 7621 Tremayne Place, #302 (map)
  • Price: $350,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,150 
  • HOA Fees: $598/month
  • Year Built: 1974
  • Listing Agent: Pam Bhamrah, Redfin 

A Four-Bedroom Raised Ranch in Capitol Heights

Over in Capitol Heights, this nearly 1,700 square-foot house is both the largest and the most affordable of the listings featured today. Past the front porch, the house enters into a living area with an archway into the hall and a pair of pentagonal archways, one leading to a sitting area, and the other leading into the formal dining room. Two bedrooms share a bath up a handful of steps from the kitchen, each bedroom with mirrored sliding closet doors and enough space for sitting and/or office areas. The other two bedrooms share a bath on a level a few steps down from the kitchen. The house also has a generous driveway and ample backyard space with a shed and a covered paved patio next to a brick paver patio area.

  • Full Listing: 5711 Junipertree Lane (map)
  • Price: $345,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,688
  • Year Built: 1930
  • Listing Agent: Dendry Aguilar, Fairfax Realty Premier

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