What Between $1.35 and $1.4 Million Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

For What X Buys this week, UrbanTurf rounds up some options for buyers looking to spend $1.35 to $1.4 million.

Built-ins, a Gazebo and a Pool in the Palisades

Over in the Palisades, an entry vestibule gives this 19th-century farmhouse the illusion of an extended living room, which also houses a white fireplace protruding from the wall. One bedroom on the second level has a sitting room and an en-suite bath with double sink. The second bedroom has floating built-in shelving and access to a private balcony. The next landing up has a series of oversized windows cradled by a 90 degree-angled built-in bench. Two bedrooms on this level both have cove ceilings and share a full bath with a bubble skylight. A lower level rec room has a fireplace, plus glass french doors out to the backyard, which has a pool deck and an octagonal gazebo.

  • Full Listing: 5056 MacArthur Boulevard NW (map)
  • Price: $1,375,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Feet: 2,755
  • Year Built: 1887
  • Listing Agent: Kornelia Stuphan, Long & Foster Real Estate

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Two Stairs and a Green-Roofed Garage in Lanier Heights

The exterior of this semi-detached Victorian has a personality typical of the  Lanier Heights neighborhood, with a bay window centered above a columned front porch. The entry vestibule has tiled floors and exposed brick, with the latter material lining both walls in the open living area. Beyond a stair centered on the main level, the formal dining room has a subtle bay and a decorative fireplace with tiled surround and a wooden mantle with built-in mirror. The ultra-contemporary kitchen is finished in shades of white, and has a pressed tin ceiling and a door that leads to the deck and the garden-like backyard. On the second level, one bedroom has a bay window, another has curved walls, and a third has access to a private balcony. The owner's bedroom on the uppermost floor has a double-height vaulted ceiling and a trio of windows. The house also has an unfinished basement with separate entrance and a detached garage with a green roof.

  • Full Listing: 1855 Ontario Place NW (map)
  • Price: $1,349,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,826
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Listing Agent: Derek Eisenberg, Continental Real Estate Group

A Sports Court Minutes from King Street

An expansive front yard gently slopes upward to this turn-of-the-century five-bedroom house in Alexandria, a 10-minute walk from King Street Metro station. The open-concept main level has a living area with a tri-paneled window surrounded by built-in shelving and a fireplace on the adjacent wall. The kitchen has an angular bay window with a bench creating a breakfast nook. Two of the bedrooms have built-in shelving, including one where built-ins line the walls beneath three windows arranged like a bay. The uppermost level provides a family room beneath a cove ceiling. The spacious multi-level backyard has a half-basketball court and multiple patio areas. 

  • Full Listing: 300 N View Terrace (map)
  • Price: $1,399,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,901
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Listing Agent: Phyllis Patterson, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

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