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What Around $450,000 Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

This edition of What X Buys focuses on some options in the DC area for buyers with a $450,000 budget.


A Hyattsville Arts District Townhouse

A block off the Hyattsville Arts District strip, this four-story townhouse doesn't sacrifice comfort or convenience for affordability. The lower level houses an interior garage attached to an office/bonus room with large windows, while the open concept main level has recessed lighting throughout and ends in a U-shaped kitchen with a breakfast bar and access to a rear terrace. The carpeted bedrooms on the third level have oversized windows, and the uppermost level can serve as a bedroom with en-suite bath and sitting area, and also houses the washer/dryer and access to a roof terrace. The surrounding development has a pool, gym, lounge, tot lot, and a rush hour shuttle to the mall and Metro station at Prince George's Plaza.

  • Full Listing: 4409 Longfellow Street (map)
  • Price: $449,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Feet: 1,700
  • HOA Fees: $224/month
  • Year Built: 2007
  • Listing Agent: Benjamin Kaufmann, GO BRENT

A Columbia Heights Corner Two-Bedroom

This two bedroom corner unit is just 1.5 blocks from the Columbia Heights Metro station. The kitchen has white cabinetry and overlooks the open concept living area, separated by a white granite-topped breakfast bar island. A bay window serves as one wall of the owner's bedroom, opposite a wall with a pair of double closets. The second bedroom also has double closets, and the bathroom has a window in the tiled shower/tub and a medicine cabinet with three mirrored doors. The unit is in a pet-friendly building and also has hardwood floors throughout and a stacked washer/dryer in the hall.

  • Full Listing: 1421 Columbia Road NW, #203 (map)
  • Price: $449,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Feet: 788 
  • HOA Fees: $367/month
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agents: Mansour Abu-Rahmeh, Karam Iqteit, Compass

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


Already Under Contract in Lily Ponds

This adorable three bedroom house in Lily Ponds went under contract between our selecting the listing and this article going live. A short walk from the Deanwood Metro station, the house has a new wraparound porch and an updated interior which retains many original features, including restored original floors, trim and molding. The large eat-in kitchen at the back of the main level has white tiled floors with a decorative border, soapstone countertops, and a series of windows with automatic shades above the stove and farmhouse basin sink. Both the living room and formal dining room have wood-burning fireplaces, and the upstairs landing has a skylight. The owner's bedroom has a wide archway into the custom walk-in closet, and, along with the second bedroom, there are brick and wood features built into nooks. The house also has a carport and a deep backyard with a patio.

  • Full Listing: 4417 Ord Street NE (map)
  • Price: $439,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 1.5
  • Square Feet: 1,444
  • Year Built: 1908
  • Listing Agents: Matthew Carcone, Jenna Sinise, Gordon James Brokerage

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