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What (Around) $1.2 Million Buys You in the DC Area

by Nena Perry-Brown

In this installment of What X Buys, UrbanTurf eyes some options that are available to DC-area homebuyers with a $1.2 million budget.


What (Around) $1.2 Million Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 1

As-Is Arts and Crafts Bungalow

This Chevy Chase DC bungalow is being sold as-is, and there are plenty of charming original features from its 1916 construction that make it an attractive purchase. The four-bedroom home has three sunrooms, including one off the smallest bedroom, and features like built-in shelving, coffered ceilings and leaded windows. The master bedroom takes advantage of a wide bay window and both the basement and the sunlit attic are finished spaces. A rear deck overlooks a large backyard with mature trees.

  • Full Listing: 5508 Broad Branch Road NW (map)
  • Price: $1,199,000
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Square Footage: 3,486
  • Listing Agent: Michael Schaeffer, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


What (Around) $1.2 Million Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 2

Newly-Constructed Contemporary in Cabin John

Located in the Cabin John Gardens community, this recently-constructed contemporary house is just off the Clara Barton Parkway along the Potomac River. The house boasts a sleek rectilinear interior, with high ceilings and a floating staircase. Light floods into the master bedroom with over-sized windows framing one corner of the room. A balcony runs along the top floor in the rear of the house, which is also strung with lights along the facade and among the stone pavers.

  • Full Listing: 2 Russell Road (map)
  • Price: $1,149,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Square Footage: 3,400
  • Listing Agent: Morgan Knull, RE/MAX Gateway


What (Around) $1.2 Million Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 3

A Modern Condo Near the H Street Corridor

Just over a block from the H Street Corridor, this unit is one of two Ditto Residential condominiums in a modernized rowhouse whose exterior defies the conventional architecture of the neighborhood. The three-bedroom dwelling also has a separate den/office on the main floor can also be converted into a fourth bedroom. Picture windows in the living room and the bedrooms and a private roof deck offer generous views of the city.

  • Full Listing: 625 5th Street NE, #2 (map)
  • Price: $1,295,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • HOA Fees: $191/year
  • Square Footage: 2,184
  • Listing Agents: Miriam Fernandez and Eric Tomlinson, McWilliams|Ballard

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_1.2_million_buys_you_around_dc/11586

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