What $495,000 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 $495,000 to $500,000 range to give readers an idea of what type of homes are available in this price point in the DC area.

What $495,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 1

Two-Bedroom at The Mitchell in Mount Pleasant

This listing is located in a new ten-unit condo conversion called The Mitchell on a quiet street in Mount Pleasant. The developer restored the building’s original units and they are now filled with all the trappings of modern condo living, including stainless steel appliances, built-ins and granite countertops. This listing has a split-level layout and a deck, with the two bedrooms separated from the main living area.

  • Full Listing: 1823 Newton Street NW, #102 (map)
  • Price: $497,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,236
  • Listing Agent: Tyler Garrison, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

What $495,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 2

Three-Bedroom Row House with a Shiny Renovation

A full renovation of this three-bedroom home at the northern edge of Petworth created an open first floor, a very large kitchen, and an in-law suite downstairs, complete with a separate bedroom and a kitchenette. The master bedroom also has some sweet features, like a balcony and a bathroom with a stone-lined rain shower and a jacuzzi tub.

  • Full Listing: 5320 9th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $499,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Square Footage: 1926
  • Listing Agent: Andrew Riguzzi, DCRE

What $495,000 Buys You in the DC Area: Figure 3

Arlington Two-Bedroom Bungalow with a Koi Pond

While the interior is fairly plain, the woodsy garden exterior of this 1,156 square-foot bungalow has a lot of charm. The extensive landscaping includes fountains, overflowing greenery, a spacious deck, and tall trees on the edges offering privacy. The fenced-in backyard has a tool shed as well as as a koi pond surrounded by slate. The home’s interior is a little dark and small, but has been well maintained.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_495000_buys_you_in_the_dc_area/5750


  1. mount pleaseant said at 3:19 pm on Wednesday July 11, 2012:
    497,000 for a 2 bdrm in mount pleasant on the ground floor. good luck...
  1. Sally said at 3:25 pm on Wednesday July 11, 2012:
    Great selection this week. Particularly like the 1st and 3rd options.
  1. ward said at 3:44 am on Thursday August 9, 2012:
    What is wrong with a 1st floor condo in Mount Pleasant?

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