Hipchickindc (aka Suzanne Des Marais) is a licensed real estate broker. She is an associate broker with Bediz Group, LLC at Keller Williams Capital Properties . Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI), a subsidiary of MRIS. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 1419 Decatur St NW
Legal Subdivision: 16th St Heights
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: 16th Street Heights
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2.5 Parking: Driveway/Off Street Ownership: Fee simple
Original List Price: $795,000.
List Price at Contract: $795,000.
List Date: 11/16/2015
Days on Market: 17
Settled Sales Price: $785,000.
Seller Subsidy: $29,000.
Settlement Date: 1/04/2016
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post is: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

In the second half of 2015, the NW DC neighborhood of 16th Street Heights saw 27 sales of detached single family homes. For that time period, average price for what typically are large properties with yards has been just shy of $760,000. As of the third quarter of 2015 (Q4 numbers will be released shortly), the average price for detached homes in all of DC was just over $800,000. (more…)


This house is located at 1314 Farragut Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Another winner by ORACLE BUILDERS! A Grand Dame that has been restored to perfection – HW Floors, Porcelanosa BAs, Gourmet S/S Appliances & granite Kit., Custom Wood Doors, High Ceilings, Pella Casement Windows,Off-Street Parking for 2 Cars, 6 BRs, 4.5 Custom BAs, Master BR Suite. FOUR levels of luxurious living. Sited on a 7000 sq foot lot.”


You can see more photos here.

This 6 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,500,000.

1419 Decatur Street Northwest

This house is located at 1419 Decatur Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Renovated Colonial in 16th Street Heights has W/W HW floors, bright LR w/ fireplace, tiled DR w/ wainscoting, gourmet kitchen w/ maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite counters; a powder room, 2 full baths upstairs, 4 bedrooms, a floored attic above and an unfinished basement. Exterior boasts an expansive porch, a beautiful lawn, trex decking and off street parking for 4-5 cars.”


You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/2.5 bath is going for $795,000.

5630 16th Street Northwest

This house is located at 5630 16th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“SPECTACULAR 6000 sq. ft. restored showplace of fine architectural details- built for lavish entertaining. Exquisite plaster work, 10+ ceilings, grand foyer, conservatory, banquet sized DR, new eat in kitchen, with S/S & granite, domed library w /intricate wood work, large family & au pair suite. One of a kind!”


You can see more photos here.

This 7 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,650,000.

4610-4612 14th Street, NW

Could be interesting – I freaking love the name – a liquor license application for Upstate Tavern says:

“Full-service tavern serving cocktails, soup, craft beers, braised pork.
Sidewalk Café Seating 36 patrons. Total Occupancy Load of 85, with seating for 78. Entertainment Endorsement.”

Updates as they get closer to opening.