Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.
GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. 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 MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Featured Property: 104 Peabody St NE
Legal Subdivision: Takoma Park
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Takoma
Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Attached Garage Ownership: Fee Simple
HOA monthly fee: $118. Square footage per listing: 3157 square feet
Original List Price: $899,900. List Price at Contract: $899,900.
List Date: 10/12/2017 Days on Market: 22
Settled Sales Price: $900,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 12/29/2017
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.
PoPville first covered The Hampshires in 2012 as construction was getting started. Within relatively close proximity to Fort Totten and Takoma Park Metros, the community built by Comstock, is within a Homeowners Association (HOA) and includes 37 detached homes and 73 townhomes. Monthly fees in fee simple (non-condo) HOAs tend to include general exterior maintenance of common landscaping, snow plowing, etc. (more…)
This house is located at 104 Peabody Street, NE. The MRIS listing says:
“Beautiful home with amazing details! Custom hardwoods, brickwork & molding. Chef~s kitchen with floor-to-ceiling cabinets, high-end appliances, granite counters & island opens to living room and fireplace. Master suite with vaulted ceiling, spa bath, & French doors to balcony.Walk-in closets, 2 zone HVAC, flagstone patio, fenced yard & garage. Close to metro, Takoma Park & top charter schools.”
You can see more photos here.
This 5 bed/3.5 bath is going for $899,900 ($118 monthly HOA fee.)
A reader reports:
“A horrific car accident happened around 1pm this afternoon. Car totaled at least 5 cars including their own for the length of the block. Neighbor pulled a woman out of the car and they were taken to hospital. I heard a police officer report other cars were hit at 17th and A SE. It’s a miracle no one else was hurt. I stayed long enough to check the license plate when they were turned over…Maryland.”
Update from MPD:
“Yesterday afternoon at approximately 2:20 PM, First Police District Units were dispatched to 17th and A Street N.E for a hit and run accident involving two (2) vehicles. The striking vehicle that fled the scene was described as a blue color Chevrolet Impala bearing a Maryland tag.
A short time later. 1D Officers responded to 500 block of Kentucky Ave. SE for a major accident involved a blue color Chevrolet Impala bearing Maryland tags and several others vehicles. The driver of the blue Chevrolet Impala was taken to a local area hospital due to injuries sustained in this accident.
Further investigation of this blue color Chevrolet Impala bearing Maryland tag was linked to the accident at 17th and A Street N.E and the driver was arrested for Hit and Run.”
via google maps
“Around 7:30 PM this Sunday, MPD responded to the report of a shooting in the 500 block of Oglethorpe Street, NE. Three victims were found to have been injured from gun fire. All three victims sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. It is believed that a dark colored vehicle was involved in the shooting.
Anyone with information regarding this offense should call the MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”
Ed. Note: Earlier Sunday Morning there was a shooting homicide in the 400 block of Riggs Road, Northeast.
This house is located at 6004 Mclean Place, Northeast. The listing says:
“Gorgeous 3 BR, 3.5 BA w/ attached garage in Lamond Riggs. Sunny and spacious open floor plan w/ breakfast bar kitchen, granite counters, and SS appliances. Attached baths for each bedroom, and spacious walk-in closet & double vanity in master. Private attached garage and balcony off kitchen. Close to Ft. Totten Metro and Takoma Park Metro. Pet Friendly community w/ dog park and outdoor space.”
You can see more photos here.
This 3 bed/3.5 bath is going for $609,000.
“Today [Tuesday] at approximately 1625 hours, an adult male was shot in the 5300 block of Chillum Place, NE. The victim was transported to the hospital where the person is receiving treatment. There is not a usable look out at this time and the case is currently being investigated by the Fourth District Detectives Office. Additional MPD units are being deployed to the area.”
This house is located at 6122 Sligo Mill Road, Northeast. The listing says:
“So much to love in this newly updated single family home! Plenty of space w/ 3 full bedrooms, 2 full baths and a convenient half bath! Fall in love with the newly refinished hardwoods, the cheery sun room, and the knock-out gourmet kitchen! Entertain on the expansive deck and in your fully fenced back yard with stone patio. BONUS: Private, Walk-out basement suite with full bath!”
You can see more photos here.
This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $525,000.
This house is located at 100 Oneida Street, Northeast. The listing says:
“Riggs Park, California Style Corner Sanctuary…Luxury living at its best in Northeast! This fully detached 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms home exemplifies modern elegant style with all the bells and whistles. The home is perfectly situated on a corner lot and features an open floor plan with natural light shining in from every direction. 1mi metro”
You can see more photos here.
This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $699,999.
“Missing dog. Please contact if you have seen him or have any additional information. Jax was lost May 16, 2014 at 7:30pm EST. He went missing from the First Place NE and Rittenhouse NE. He is a mini Australian Shepherd and he is wearing a University of Miami bandana. He is tri-color (black,white &brown), mostly black with white paws and belly. He is super friendly and is not dog or people aggressive. If you have any information please contact me at 202.368.4003.
What: Mini Australian Shepherd (Tri-Color: Black, White & Brown)
When: May 16, 2014 at 7:30pm EST
Where: 6152 1st Pl NE, Washington, DC 20011
Humane Society Information:
Report #428685 ID #22726830″
“Lamond-Riggs neighborhood? (20012, Near Lamond Rec. Center)
We are considering a move and trying to learn more about the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood. We have done a bit on walking around in the area & reading about the area. But, are not as familiar with it as Takoma DC. Anyone live in or spend a good amount of time in neighborhood specifically near the Lamond Recreation Center/ near Kansan & Eastern Ave (20012)?
Things we are viewing as Pros: There seem to be a number of families staying in the area for a long time. The lots & homes seem to be reasonable size, a number of similar early 1950′s brick detached single family houses. While many of the homes are still only the original 2 bed/1 bath most have basements, off-street parking & space to for additions. Most of the homes/yards look well maintained.
The crime reports look pretty good around the area. It is a fairly easy walk up to the Takoma metro seems to be good lighting & safe walking along Eastern Ave during both night & day times. Fort Totten Metro/ development & Walter Reed development is just a little over a mile away. There also seem to be a number of buses along Eastern Ave.
Of course having the Lamond Recreation Center is a nice perk for kids (and adults). Close to the Takoma DC/Takoma Park, MD amenities without paying higher Takoma Park, MD housing/tax prices. There also looks to be a good amount of business/shopping and such along New Hampshire Ave/MD.
Continued growth & development in the area & surrounding areas. If the neighborhood is friendly & has active community groups.. are there neighborhood events? What folks think of the neighborhood public & private schools? If the area would be reasonably welcoming to a LGBT family? If those that live in the area feel reasonably safe walking at night to & from metros/buses/shops and just walking dogs. How is the Lamond Rec Center?
Thanks for in advance for constructive & 1st hand information.”
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From a press release:
“3 Stars Brewing Company are bringing together a group of their local brethren for another installment in their ongoing Artists & Artisans Series. The party is slated for Sunday, July 28th from 1-6 p.m. at the brewery (6400 Chillum Pl, NW).
“These festivities have grown over the last two productions, and this installment is sure to be the best yet,” says co-founder Dave Coleman. “The party series is a celebration of local talent – be it chefs, mixologists, DJ’s, distillers, etc. – that gives us the opportunity to host other local DC businesses and personalities in a locavore market setting to expose our beer-loving clientele to other passionate local creatives.”
The lineup for the upcoming festivities is a who’s who of local talent, including:
– Cocktail heavy-hitters Owen Thompson & Sam Babcock from Bryan Voltaggio’s Range
– Rappahannock River Oysters
– Chef Paul Madrid from Sixth Engine
– George Grau from the new Impala Cantina
– Catoctin Creek Whiskey
– Righteous Cheese
– DJ’s Keenan Orr & Smudge
– And of course, special offerings from 3 Stars Brewing Company’s killer lineup of beers
Tickets will be available for purchase online starting on Wednesday, June 26th at 11 a.m., and will likely sell out (the previous event was at capacity). The entry price is $10, including a custom tasting glass and your first beer. All the other vendors will be operating on an a-la-carte basis (prices range $5 – $10 each, cash preferred).”