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What Between $850,000-$900,000 Buys in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this latest edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf offers a look at some options for DC area buyers looking to spend between $850-900,000.


Windows Everywhere in Goodman-Designed Home Deep in the One-Acre Wood

Abutting Watts Branch Park in Potomac, Maryland, this mid-century modern ranch home was designed by architect Charles Goodman. The house has bright blue doors flanked with floor to ceiling windows on multiple sides and on both the main and lower levels, providing tranquil views of the surrounding tree-covered lot. On the main level, the living room has a wide fireplace recessed into a brick accent wall, adjacent to a wall of windows. One bedroom has a huge box window creating a wide seat, and the other two bedrooms on the main level each have a pair of floor to ceiling windows opposite frosted sliding closet doors. The laundry/mud room on the lower level also has floor to ceiling windows, and the generous rec room echoes the living room with brick accent wall, fireplace and window wall.

  • Full Listing: 10322 Lloyd Road (map)
  • Price: $850,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 2,079
  • Year Built: 1962
  • Listing Agent: Michael Shapiro, Compass

Photo by Tod Connell.


A 2,000 Square Foot Brookland Tudor

Sitting on a large Brookland lot, this four-bedroom home has generous outdoor space, including a stone front patio and a lower level rear brick patio, with steps up to an elevated side yard on one side and access to a raised deck on the other. The living room has a blue brick fireplace, 4x4 grid windows, and an arch-framed stairway, while an extra wide doorway leads into the formal dining room with a sizable window seat. The eat-in kitchen has a white painted brick accent wall, butcher block countertops, and clerestory windows, and the main level also has a den with double exposure. Two upstairs bedrooms have textured walls and cove ceilings, while another den offers sunroom vibes. The house also has a lower level with a spacious rec room beneath exposed pipes, a bedroom, full bath and kitchenette.

  • Full Listing: 1304 Perry Street NE (map)
  • Price: $868,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Feet: 2,029
  • Year Built: 1938
  • Listing Agents: Jacob Abbott, Shemaya Klar, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

A House-Like Unit in Petworth 

This three bedroom unit offers close to 2,000 square feet of space across two levels in a converted Petworth rowhouse. The bright open concept is further lifted by recessed lighting and wide plank blond hardwood flooring. Just past the living and dining room, the wall bows out to create a seating nook opposite the kitchen with breakfast bar island, six-eye stove, under-cabinet lighting, and slow close cabinets. The bedroom on the main level has two trios of windows on two walls, while one of the upstairs bedrooms has a nook big enough for an office area. The huge, J-shaped owner's bedroom has windows all along the far walls, leading to the door out to a private terrace. The unit also comes with parking and additional shared outdoor spaces.

  • Full Listing: 4222 8th Street NW, #2 (map)
  • Price: $875,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Feet: 1,984
  • HOA Fees: $275/month
  • Year Built: 1,984
  • Listing Agents: Molly Branson, Omar Gonzalez, RLAH Real Estate 

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