by Prince Of Petworth March 7, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 2607 31st Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Stylish & special–1 family owned–custom 1932 French Norman classic on private cul-de-sac. Expansive addition w/beamed cathedral ceilings & sunny, granite/SS kitchen w/grand piano-sized fam rm. Very flexible floorplan includes sep. living rm, FPL & dining rm; 5BR, 4.5BA, loft, home office, guest suite w/2nd kitchen, rear deck, patio & 2 car garage. Lush gardens. By Appt. Open Sun, Mar 11,1-4.”

You can see more photos here.

This 5 bed/4.5 bath is going for $2,995,000.

by Prince Of Petworth December 8, 2017 at 10:45 am 0

Ed. Note: The Washington Business Journal reported that this was John McLaughlin‘s house, RIP.

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: 3116 Woodland Dr NW
Legal Subdivision: Massachusetts Avenue Heights
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Massachusetts Avenue Heights
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4.5 Parking: Attached 2 Garage Ownership: Fee Simple
Lot size: 17,581 square feet
Original List Price: $2,495,000. List Price at Contract: $2,495,000.
List Date: 7/3/2017 Days on Market: 8
Settled Sales Price: $2,625,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 12/1/2017
Transaction type: Standard
Original GDoN post can be seen: here.
The original listing can be seen here: here.

The average sale price in 2017 in the Mass Ave Heights neighborhood, near the Cathedral, Garfield Street, and the Vice President’s mansion, is over $5,000,000. The subject property, which is a 1955 detached home on a nearly half acre lot, is a bit of outlier, and not just because at a $2.5 Million list, it was priced at the low end of the neighborhood.

This sale is notable within the price point because it not only went under contract within eight days, it sold more than 5% above the list price. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 5, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0

This house is located at 3116 Woodland Drive, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“This contemporary home in Mass Ave. Heights offers 4 BR, 4.5 BA, 2 Terraces, Library, 1 Fireplace, 2 Car Garage and privacy on a 1/2 acre lot. The entrance to the home is through the expansive marble foyer with beaming skylight leading into the sophisticated open living and dining rooms. The living, dining area features floor to ceiling doors with direct access to the large serene terrace.”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/4.5 bath is going for $2,495,000.

by Prince Of Petworth March 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm 3 Comments

2718 32nd St NW

This house is located at 2718 32nd Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Grand and sophisticated Tudor home showcases old world elegance beautifully updated for modern comfort. Large public rooms, spacious and sun-drenched kitchen and family room with 10′ ceilings, lavish multi-room owner suite and 4 additional bedrooms with en suite Baths, nanny suite, private back garden with pool, stunning architectural details throughout. An ideal setting for gracious city living.”


You can see more photos here and a virtual tour here.

This 5 bed/8.5 bath is going for $6,995,000.

by Prince Of Petworth September 16, 2015 at 12:45 pm 21 Comments

This house is located at 4 Thompson Circle, Northwest. The listing says:

“Elegant estate perfectly sited on a private and serene cul-de-sac. The residence was originally built in 1929 and meticulously restored with today’s modern amenities. Some of the original details that remain throughout the home include antique French doors, moldings, custom millwork and wood floors. The terrace from the main level looks over the rear lawn and impressive vistas of Rock Creek Park.”

You can see more photos here.

This 6 bed/7.5 bath is going for $6,749,000.


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