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What $250,000 Buys You in the DC Area

by Shilpi Paul

In What X Buys You this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at properties on the market in the $250,000 range to give readers an idea of what type of homes are available in this price point in the DC area.


What $250,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 1

Lanier Heights Junior One-Bedroom

For those who want to stay close to Adams Morgan, the U Street Corridor and Columbia Heights, Lanier Heights is a good option. The tucked-away neighborhood has little through-traffic and tall trees, making it a bit more peaceful than its bustling neighbors. It is also full of co-op buildings with affordable units. This junior one-bedroom is one such option. We liked the walk-in closet and update kitchen.

  • Full Listing: 1801 Clydesdale Place NW #623 (map)
  • Price: $249,000
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 540
  • HOA fees: $496/month
  • Listing Agent: Jaenho Oh, New Star Realty & Investment Corp.


What $250,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 2

Detached Home in Chillum

To find a detached home at this price point, we ventured to Chillum, just across the border in Maryland. The area is to the south and east of Takoma Park, and this home is a mile and a half from the Takoma metro stop. The four-bedroom home has a big yard and is move-in ready, with updated finishes. The attic has been finished in a cozy and carpeted fashion.


What $250,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 3

Between Petworth and Columbia Heights

Located on the northern edge of Columbia Heights, this one-bedroom condo is on the large size, with over 700 square feet. In addition to a separate bedroom, the property also has a sunroom that can be closed off into a distinct area. According to the listing details, the condo is currently undergoing a renovation to update the kitchen, bathroom and overall layout and may look different than it does in the above photo.

  • Full Listing: 3900 14th Street NW #205 (map)
  • Price: $249,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 708
  • HOA fees: $277/month
  • Listing Agent: Jesse Kaye, Long & Foster Real Estate

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This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_250000_buys_you_in_the_dc_area/7755

2 Comments

  1. Trelane Patrick said at 9:42 pm on Wednesday October 30, 2013:
    On the home in Chillum: Whenever someone says the home is "move-in ready" and there aren't any interior photos, beware...
  1. Orlando said at 7:44 pm on Tuesday November 5, 2013:
    Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. is selling 3br/1.5b homes with garages starting at $240,000 on 56th Pl. and Clay Pl. in NE. All brand new construction. For mor information, please contact (202) 882-4600 x.200

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