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by Prince Of Petworth November 16, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 124 Bates Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Wow! A FULLY renovated & ultra-chic 3 bed/2.5 bath rowhome in hot Shaw/Truxton Circle. Open, bright, & inviting flow perfectly blend period charm with all the amenities demanded for luxury city living. Gleaming hardwood floors, chef’s kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters, and tons of storage. Recessed lighting & premium touches. Skylights. Private parking + patio! Won’t last long.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $725,000.

by Prince Of Petworth November 6, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0


100 N Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

With a broken boiler for nearly 3-weeks, the temperature of the open-to-the-public pool at Dunbar High School in Truxton Circle has been steadily dropping. 79-degrees two weeks ago was good for fast swimmers. 77-on Friday left some with numb toes and the chills. By Sunday, 75-made it tough to stay in for a full hour swim and only really fast swimmer could cope, though most during impromptu conversations said they never warmed up. Temp on Monday morning still reads at 75, but it will likely continue to fall until DPR and Dunbar decide who is responsible for paying to fix the boiler. Yes, that’s right! Though DPR contracted with the school about three years ago to open up to the public their gorgeous pool, their contract apparently didn’t cover who pays when things break! That’s the word from those on the ground and why someone just started to fix the boiler on Saturday (they are reportedly working on it today as well) though it’s been broken for almost a month. First world problems — I know. But, for those swimmers out there for whom this pool is a favorite (the life guards are the friendliest bunch in town), definitely a chilly way to start or end the day.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 31, 2017 at 11:15 am 0

Second Annual Chili Challenge:

“North Capitol Main Street is excited to announce our second annual Chili Challenge featuring chili entries from eight of our local restaurants!! It will be a good time to be had by all! Warm apple cider, DC Brau, games for the kids and friendly competition for the adults. If you make a mean cornbread enter the cornbread challenge by emailing us at [email protected] and if you think you can handle the heat come prepared to compete in our hot pepper eating contest.

Moon Bounce + Games + Hot Pepper Eating Contest + DJ + Hotdogs + Chili + Cornbread + Beer + Wine

Let’s get ready to RUMBLE!!! Don’t miss out on a friendly competition thanks to our amazing local bars and restaurants: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 27, 2017 at 10:45 am 0

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: 23 N Street, NW
Legal Subdivision: Old City #2
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #2
Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 4.5 Parking: Off Street, Garage Door Opener Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $1,250,000. List Price at Contract: $1,250,000.
List Date: 9/21/2017 Days on Market: 4
Settled Sales Price: $1,250,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 10/19/2017
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

This Victorian rowhome is located on the same block as the former Brass Knob Warehouse/future Republic Cantina/Chapman Stables condos. Within recent years, nearby Dunbar High School has been completely re-built and NOMA continues to take shape. Positioned at the south end of the neighborhood, the property is close to both New York Ave and the 3rd Street Tunnel (great spot for a reverse commute). (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 23, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at Kirby Street and New York Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$3000 / 2br – 1278ft2 – $3000 2BDRM 2.5 Bth Truxton Circle/Mt. Vernon

Property Highlights:

• Recently fully renovated, this 2 Bed / 2.5 Bath Town home is just a few blocks from Mt. Vernon / NOMA / Chinatown / Shaw / U St. / Downtown.
• This home features hardwood floors, exposed brick, new energy star windows, new entry doors, granite countertops, central air conditioning / heating, wood-burning fireplace, a premium dishwasher, Nest thermostat, and a Bosch washer / dryer.
• The home also features a 600 sq ft fenced backyard with new turf installation
• The master bedroom features a full bathroom
• A monitored alarm system is included in the price of rent
• Easy to access street parking
• Pets allowed
• Must be able to pass a credit check

Neighborhood Highlights: (more…)

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