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What $700,000 Buys You: The Colonial Edition

by Shilpi Paul

In What X Buys You this week, UrbanTurf takes a look at colonial-style homes on the market in the $690,000 to $700,000 range to give readers an idea of what type of properties are available in this price point in the DC area.


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Five-Bedroom Colonial in 16th Street Heights

With an in-law suite and a master bedroom with its own sitting area, this five-bedroom colonial in 16th Street Heights could be a good fit for a family that can’t afford the prices in the upper reaches of NW. The listing is a few houses to the east of Rock Creek Park and half a block from 16th Street, so catching a bus downtown wouldn’t be too much trouble. The living room, dining room and kitchen are comfortable (unfortunately, the dining room table does not convey), but the remaining bedrooms do look small. A recent renovation resulted in refinished floors, a remodeled kitchen and restored historic doors in the house.

  • Full Listing: 1626 Montague Street NW (map)
  • Price: $697,500
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Listing Agent: James Coley, Long & Foster

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1940’s Three-Bedroom Bethesda Colonial

Proximity is one of the primary appeals of this suburban three-bedroom home, as it is less than a mile from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and downtown Bethesda. Our smallest property featured, the 1,352 square-foot home doesn’t have too much room to spare, but there is a decently-sized back patio space. The partially finished basement could be turned into a fourth bedroom, but at some point, the kitchen, bathrooms and carpeted floors might need updating.

  • Full Listing: 4411 Maple Ave, Bethesda, MD (map)
  • Price: $699,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 1941
  • Listing Agent: Marcie Sandalow, Evers & Company

Photo courtesy of HomeVisit.


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Five-Bedroom in Alexandria With a Lot of Land

This 1984-built Alexandria home sits on almost a third of an acre, with a carpet-y green suburban lawn. The style of the five-bedroom listing feels country-like, with wood paneling in the family room and a large, traditional kitchen. The land slopes, so the lowest level of the home, which contains a family room, bedroom and full bath, opens up to the backyard. The remaining four bedrooms are on the top floor, and the master bedroom has a sitting room and a large bathroom.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_700000_buys_you_the_colonial_edition/4974

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