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What Around $550,000 Buys You in DC

by UrbanTurf Staff

In this edition of What X Buys, UrbanTurf looks in the $540,000 to $575,000 range to see what options are available to a DC buyer on this budget.


What Around $550,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 1

Fruit Trees on Allison Street

This three-bedroom home in Petworth has the type of interior that will bring to mind similar homes in Mount Pleasant; this one just has a lower price tag. The main level has a living room that leads into a dining space and then a sun porch with an adjacent kitchen. The second floor has three bedrooms and in the backyard are raised garden beds and fruit trees.

  • Full Listing: 423 Allison Street NW (map)
  • Price: $539,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Listing Agent: Colleen Lee, Gerlach Real Estate

Photo Courtesy of HomeVisit


What Around $550,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 2

A Brookland Farmhouse With a Deep Backyard

There are far too few farmhouses within the DC borders, but here is one that will look quite attractive with a little TLC. The Brookland three-bedroom has a small front porch bordered by three large trees and a sunny family room that leads out to a rear deck and then down to a deep backyard. Upstairs are three good-sized bedrooms and downstairs the basement is unfinished.

  • Full Listing: 3013 15th Street NE (map)
  • Price: $539,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Listing Agent: Tamara Kucik, W.C. & A.N. Miller


What Around $550,000 Buys You in DC: Figure 3

Two-Bedroom Penthouse in Mount Vernon Square

The top-floor unit in a rowhouse that was converted into four condos in 2009, this two-bedroom has the makings of a listing that will move fast. Exposed brick frames one side of the large, bright living and kitchen space and there is a nice window nook where two chairs are currently positioned. If there is a downside to this penthouse unit it is that there is just one bathroom.

  • Full Listing: 444 M Street NW, #4 (map)
  • Price: $574,900
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: One
  • Square Footage: 1,035
  • HOA Fees: $340/month
  • Listing Agent: Valerie Blake, Keller Williams Capital Properties

Photo Courtesy of HomeVisit

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