Good Deal or Not? “stamped concrete patio” edition

3028 Sherman Avenue Northwest

This house is located at 3028 Sherman Avenue, Northwest:

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The listing says:

“Beautifully renovated row home in sought after Columbia Heights! 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, gourmet kitchen with island, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, upgraded light fixtures, hardwood floors, stamped concrete patio great for entertaining or use as parking pad. Convenient to downtown DC, 2 metro stops, U Street restaurants and entertainment!!! Won’t last long!!”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $599,995.

12 Comment

  • No thanks. Those renovations are about as beige & cheap as they come. That price is all “proximity.”

  • Probably a fair asking price. Really convenient (to CoHi and Washington Hospital Center), but some recent violence in that area might steer some people away.

  • I wish they’d done a bit better job with the staging and photos, because it looks like a nice place, and that’s about right on for the size and neighborhood – it looks like a decent place that could use a bit better selling!

  • They’re awfully proud of those bathrooms, given the number of bathroom photos compared to everything else. The house seems pretty meh to me, and I’m still looking for the stamped patio. Not sure exactly what that is, but I think I may have a stamped concrete porch.

    • Stamped concrete is concrete made to look like stone or brick. The concrete is poured and then, while still wet, coloring agents are added (e.g., for a red brick look, two colors will be added . . . one layer of dark color, then a layer of red on top of it), then a “stamp” is set down on the wet concrete to make an indented pattern that resembles the mortar between the faux stone/brick. The stamp goes through the top layer of color to expose the underlying layer of color, in order to achieve the two-tone color difference between the faux mortar and the faux stone/brick. I watched a patio made using this technique. When done well, it looks decent . . . particularly from a distance. And it’s a much less expensive process than laying stone or brick.

  • If that sells for $600k then my house that is around the corner, which is 1300 sq ft and that has a huge backyard, is worth way more than that but I paid $400k two years ago. I really doubt it will go for that much.. I think it is closer to the $500k mark or even lower…

  • A lot of houses in Petworth are selling for 550-675K — even saw one sell for 705K — depending on quality of renovation so I don’t think this is far off. Plus Sherman looks a lot better now that they have finished repaving the road.

  • i dont see 3.5 bas but its going to go above ask. i say 700k. please review as WIGDON

  • Two of those bedrooms shown are nothing more than walk in closets

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