This week’s installment of What X Buys highlights three listings in DC that would fit into a budget of up to $850,000.
A Solar-Powered Brookland House
This four-bedroom brick house in Brookland comes with a solar panel system that generates renewable energy certificates. Past the front porch, the living room has a brick fireplace and an archway into the formal dining room, where sliding glass doors open onto a screened-in porch with exposed beam ceiling, heat lamp and fans. Back inside, the kitchen has a white farmhouse basin sink and the fridge shares space with the pantry in an archtop alcove. The three upstairs bedrooms share a bath with honeycomb tile floors and subway-tiled walls in the tub/shower. The lower level rec room has exposed brick flanking both sides of an extra-wide entryway to a den, and there is also a laundry/storage room and a full bath with standalone tub on this level. The backyard also has a smaller open-air deck, an elevated garden area and a parking pad.
- Full Listing: 1315 Jackson Street NE (map)
- Price: $799,900
- Bedrooms: Four
- Bathrooms: Two
- Square Feet: 1,845
- Year Built: 1933
- Listing Agents: Katherine Krevor, Pfashema Faber, RLAH Real Estate
A Traditional Rowhouse off H Street
Up a brick-paved path a block off H Street, this two-story rowhouse is typical of its neighborhood. The doors on either side of the entry vestibule both have transoms above, and the hall is open to the living room, which has a bay window nook and a black-and-white fireplace. Pocket doors open into the formal dining room, which is also accessible from the hall via paned french doors beneath transoms; the room also has a backdoor and a pass-thru window into the kitchen. The kitchen has an integrated cooktop and white subway tile backsplash along with its own backdoor out to the rear patio/parking pad. Off the skylit landing upstairs, the owner's bedroom has a bay window. Offers are due on this listing today.
- Full Listing: 826 12th Street NE (map)
- Price: $849,900
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: 1.5
- Square Feet: 1,512
- Year Built: 1920
- Listing Agents: Gary Jankowski, Michael Schaeffer, Coldwell Banker Realty
Photo courtesy of Fire Toga Productions.
Getting Lots of Attention in Takoma
This Takoma Craftsman is already quite popular, as it had 68 showings over the past weekend. The front porch of the three-bedroom has a bench swing, and the house enters into the living room with a gas fireplace between a pair of windows. A wide doorway leads into the formal dining room with chair rail and breakfast bar peninsula mounted above the kitchen countertop on the other side. The kitchen also has a tiled backsplash, a wine fridge, and a white farmhouse basin sink, and a bedroom/bonus room off the kitchen has access to the backyard. Three bedrooms, each with double exposure, share a full bath upstairs, and one of the bedrooms also has industrial-style organizers mounted on one wall. The lower level has a separate entrance and a rec room with chair rail and set of built-in shelving, as well as a full bath and a laundry/storage room. The backyard also has a paved patio and a detached garage.
- Full Listing: 120 Whittier Street NW (map)
- Price: $823,500
- Bedrooms: Three
- Bathrooms: 2.5
- Square Feet: 1,971
- Year Built: 1924
- Listing Agents: Susan Nixon, Tanya Cunningham, Naimah Sutton, CENTURY 21 New Millennium
Photo courtesy of Susan Nixon.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what-between-800-850000-buys-in-dc/18004.
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