What $900,000 Buys in the DC Area

  • November 9th 2022

by Ashley Hopko

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For this edition of What X Buys, Urban Turf explores what $900,000 will get buyers in the greater DC area. 

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An Alexandria Mid-Century Modern

Designed by Charles Goodman, this home in Hollin Hills has an abundance of floor-to-ceiling windows that look out on a wooded lot. On the one story, the kitchen has a stovetop island, Silestone counters, a textured tile backsplash and bright blue accent walls, and one living room connects to an open dining area with a wood-burning fireplace. Another living room connects to the kitchen and acts as a multi-purpose space. The bathrooms of the home were recently renovated, along with the roof and HVAC system, and feature ceramic tile, wood vanities and quartz countertops.

  • Full Listing: 7521 Elba Road (map)
  • Price: $925,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,848
  • Year Built: 1965
  • Listing Agent: Sean Vann, Compass

Photo Courtesy Kuna Hamad


A Convertible Dupont Circle Unit 

In the heart of Dupont Circle, two units have the option to be purchased together, as one large residence  - or separately, as a one-bedroom and as a studio. The primary suite, which could be transformed into a stand-alone studio unit, has its own laundry area, full bathroom, sizeable storage space and alcove that could fit a desk or couch. The other bedroom includes built-in cabinetry around the bed and a full bathroom with an extra access door to the living space. A formal dining room sits between the living room and kitchen. Recently renovated, the kitchen includes light wood cabinetry, a wine fridge, dark countertops, a tan tile backsplash, overhead lighting fixtures and a small breakfast bar on the corner of the counter.

  • Full Listing: 1514 17th Street NW (map)
  • Price: $899,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,814
  • HOA Fees: $1,942/Month
  • Year Built: 1917
  • Listing Agent: David Bediz, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo courtesy HDBros 

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A Logan Circle Industrial Loft

This loft near Logan Circle does a good job of blending industrial and modern styles. The living/kitchen space features large windows, exposed brick, concrete walls and tall ceilings with exposed piping. Granite countertops, wood cabinetry, a tiled backsplash and overhead lighting in the kitchen help to make the space feel homier. A circular island around a concrete support beam could function as a breakfast bar. Both bedrooms feature walk-in closets and full bathrooms. New owners will have access to private parking, in-unit laundry and a rooftop terrace. 

  • Full Listing: 1401 Church St NW, #313 (map)
  • Price: $899,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Feet: 1,218
  • HOA Fees: $733/Month
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Listing Agent: Pam Wye, Compass

Photo Courtesy HomeVisit 

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