Real Estate

This Weekend’s 3 Best Open Houses: December 10-11

What $800K gets you in DC, Arlington, and Silver Spring

This Weekend’s 3 Best Open Houses: December 10-11
2229 Vernon St. N, Arlington. All photos courtesy MRIS.




Where: 2229 Vernon St., N

How much: $800,000

When: Sunday, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Why: This adorable cottage has colonial details and clawfoot tubs. The kitchen looks like the set of a comfort-food cooking show, with stainless steel appliances and granite and butcher-block countertops. Plus, three bedrooms, an office, a fireplace with a mantel, a windowed sun room, and a back yard with a treehouse.

Silver Spring



Where: 9124 Providence Ave.

How much: $789,000

When: Sunday, 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Why: You’ll get six bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, to start. The spacious living room with a fireplace is separated from the kitchen by a granite-topped breakfast bar.  The basement and attic are finished, double vanities in the bathroom, and the master bedroom includes a walk-in closet and a sitting area because you are very fancy.




Where: 1227 Trinidad Ave., NE

How much: $785,000

When: Sunday, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Why: This cozy row house in DC proper packs four bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. One of each is off of the finished basement, a vast, party-ready space with a wet bar. On the main floor, pale granite countertops complement new dark wood floors that connect the kitchen, dining area, and living room. Upstairs, find hardwood bedrooms and a master bath with separate tub.

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Andrea is a fall 2016 editorial fellow at Washingtonian. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School in May and has written for Eater, Outside, and Vice. She lives in Bloomingdale.