Good Deal or Not? “This home has it all” edition

This home is located at 128 D St, SE:

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The flier says:

“Once in a lifetime opportunity! Properties like this rarely come on the market. So close to everything on Capitol Hill. Looking for a spectacular house, GO NO FURTHER! This home has it all backyard patio, garage parking, basement and carriage house apartments.”

You can find more info here and photos here.

I love this row of houses. Didn’t realize that had carriage houses as well. Very cool. So glad to finally get a peek inside. This 4 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,295,000.

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  • I really like it except for the washer/dryer being in the kitchen. The rest of it looks awesome and the carriage house with the little loft is very cool too. Also love the back yard brick work.

  • that seems like a good deal to me. I’m surprised it has sat for so long. maybe it is very narrow?

  • Really cool, but definitely needs to be brought into the 21st Century. The mews house and backyard space between – so cool.

  • It looks really narrow and could certainly use some updates. But that patio is pretty sweet. In this location, this is a lot of house for the money.

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  • $1.3M for a house where the front door opens directly into a living room so narrow you have to go outside to change your mind? And with the w/d in the kitchen?

    I MUST be missing something. Chest of gold doubloons buried under the patio bricks?

    • 4bd/4ba – 2,100 sq ft of space. A matter of feet from Cap South Metro and Congressional office. Potential rental property. Historic w/ charm appeal. Incredibly safe street. Garage. Could be a total gut job and still go for a million.

      Sure this one is a ton nicer – But it lacks the garage, carriage house, alley access and private outdoor spaces.

      • I think the whole thing would have to be treated as three rental units. I can’t imagine someone with that much scratch would want to live in the main house. Heck, I wouldn’t want to live in the main house, and my place is worth less than half that.

  • I’m not terribly impressed for the price. The ceilings seem low in the pictures.

  • No idea about price, but this house is charming as hell.

  • Unbelievable location, gorgeous house. I wish I had that kind of money!

  • I think the price is high because that basement apartment and carriage house could each rent for a bundle so close to the Hill. I’m not sure what the leftover mortgage payment would be but I bet it would be small for the neighborhood.

  • msmaryedith

    Is the main part of the house just 2 bedrooms? And one bedroom is in the carriage house, and the other the basement? Otherwise I don’t get how it’s 4, based on the photos.

  • umm, the least they can do for a $1 mil+ house is to hide the TRASH CANS in the front yard. seriously…

  • What an interesting house. MUCH skinnier looking on the inside than the outside — but also more vertical. Love the carriage house, like the open floor plan on the third floor. And they have a cool Ballet Nacional de Cuba poster — we just saw them.

    I have to say I wouldn’t spend $1+ million to live in that house on that corner. But it wouldn’t surprise me if someone else did.

  • I’m too fat to live in that house, it’s pretty narrow.

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