What $300,000 Buys You in the DC Area

  • Oct 9th 2013

by Shilpi Paul

In What X Buys You this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at properties on the market in the $300,000 range to give readers an idea of what type of homes are available in this price point in the DC area.

What $300,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 1

Top-Floor Unit Within Blocks of the Capitol

Though the HOA fees are on the high side, the generous layout, top-floor perks and location three blocks from the Capitol and Eastern Market make this one-bedroom an appealing option. Squeezed into 557 square feet are a tight eat-in area in the kitchen, a larger bedroom with space for several pieces of furniture, and a bright living room.

  • Full Listing: 414 Seward Square SE #402 (map)
  • Price: $299,900
  • Bedrooms: One
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 557
  • HOA fees: $508/month
  • Listing Agent: Jason Holt, Keller Williams Capital Properties

What $300,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 2

Detached Home in Lamond Riggs

At this price point, it’s rare to find a detached home. This one is on the small side, with only two bedrooms, but has a lawn, backyard, front porch and basement to give it the full house experience. Located in Lamond Riggs, on the northeast corner of DC, the home is about a mile from the Takoma Park metro station and is within walking distance of the town and farmer’s market.

  • Full Listing: 43 Sheridan Street NE (map)
  • Price: $299,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Year Built: 1942
  • Listing Agent: Ben Holmes, Long & Foster Real Estate

What $300,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 3

Arlington Studio in a High Rise

This studio is located in The Continental at Ballston, a high-rise residential building two blocks from the Ballston metro station. Like many large buildings, this one is amenity-rich, with a rooftop pool, a business center, a gym and a theater. The unit itself is arranged into distinct areas; the kitchen is a separate room, and the bed fits into a window-filled nook.

  • Full Listing: 851 Glebe Road North #912 (map)
  • Price: $299,000
  • Bedrooms: Studio
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 550
  • HOA fees: $215/month
  • Listing Agent: Stacy Rodgers, Long & Foster Real Estate

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_300000_buys_you_in_the_dc_area1/7669.

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