SOLDJUL 14, 2021

821 Buchanan St NW
Washington, DC 20011

Petworth

Local Information

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  • Schools
    1 Elementary School
    3 Middle Schools
    1 High School
  • Crime
    Lowest crime relative to the rest of District of Columbia county.
  • Commute
    51% of residents commute by car.
  • Shop & Eat
    210 Restaurants
    44 Groceries
    64 Nightlife

Description

This property is no longer available to rent or to buy. This description is from July 14, 2021
***OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED--OFFER ACCEPTED*** Welcome to 821 Buchanan Street NW, with a gracious flow showcasing its original features in the desirable Petworth neighborhood, this house is ready for you to move in. You will love its proximity to the Metro, a large fenced yard with a rear paver patio, a charming front porch facade, 9 foot ceilings, off-street parking for 2 vehicles, AND a fully finished accessory/in-law/au-pair suite in the basement! In addition, this 1,960 square foot house has much of the amazing charm and character from its original 1922 build year including newly refinished oak hardwood flooring on the main level, heart pine flooring on the second level, second floor full bath large skylight, 2 clawfoot soaking tubs and the original door transoms. The bright kitchen opens to the formal dining room, making this living space one for many gatherings. Bonus space at the back on the main level has been converted to a half bath/laundry room and mud room. The upper level has 3 bedrooms and a bonus room adjacent to the primary bedroom perfect for a home office or sitting room. The basement level has its own private rear entrance, a full kitchen, laundry, separate AC/heat, full bathroom, and ample storage. Location, location: Petworth is one of the city’s hippest and most convenient neighborhoods all with a friendly community feel. The foodies can enjoy trendy restaurants, bars, and specialty markets, all only blocks away. Live here and you'll be enjoying morning coffee at Qualia Coffee, a hot slice at Timber Pizza, picking up tasty treats from Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop and groceries from the local Farmer's Market, Yes! Organic Market, and the sleek new Safeway. Kids will enjoy the nearby Petworth Playground while adults socialize at Sherman Circle (a hot community gathering spot). Easy commute via Metrorail (.8 miles to Petworth/Georgia Ave Metro) or multiple Metrobus lines including Georgia Ave Express Bus [#79] stop is 2 blocks away. WalkScore: 92 + Very Bikeable: 81 Score. ***OPEN SATURDAY 6/19 FROM 1-3:30PM***

Home Details for 821 Buchanan St NW

Year Built
1922
Parking
2 Open Spaces
Price/Sqft
No Info
HOA
None
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Yes
Outdoor
Patio
Laundry
Washer, Dryer
Interior Features
Interior Details
Basement: Partial,Finished
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms (full): 2Number of Bathrooms (half): 1Number of Bathrooms (main level): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 1600 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Oven/Range - Gas, Water Heater, Oven/Range - Electric, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Exhaust Fan, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Dryer - Front Loading, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Washer, Gas Water HeaterDishwasherDryerLaundry: Main Level,In BasementRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Wall Furnace,Zoned,Radiator,Natural GasHas CoolingAir Conditioning: Central A/C,Ductless/Mini-Split,ElectricHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
No Fireplace
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Window: Double Hung, Vinyl Clad, Skylight(s)Door: Six Panel, Storm Door(s)Flooring: Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Carpet, Wood Floors
Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Stories: 3Levels: ThreeAccessibility: NoneFloors: Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Carpet, Wood Floors
Exterior Features
Exterior Home Features
Patio / Porch: PatioFencing: Full, Chain Link, Back YardOther Structures: Above Grade, Below GradeExterior: Flood Lights, Sidewalks
Parking & Garage
Open Parking Spaces: 2No CarportNo GarageNo Attached GarageHas Open ParkingParking Spaces: 2Parking: Concrete Driveway,Off Street,Driveway
Pool
Pool: None
Frontage
Not on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer
Finished Area
Finished Area (above surface): 1280 Square FeetFinished Area (below surface): 320 Square Feet
Property Information
Year Built
Year Built: 1922
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: TownhouseStructure Type: Interior Row/TownhouseArchitecture: Colonial
Building
Construction Materials: Brick, Vinyl SidingNot a New Construction
Property Information
Parcel Number: 3014//0096
Price & Status
Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Close Of Escrow
Active Status
MLS Status: CLOSED
Location
Direction & Address
Community: Petworth
School Information
Elementary School District: District Of Columbia Public SchoolsJr High / Middle School District: District Of Columbia Public SchoolsHigh School District: District Of Columbia Public Schools
Community
Not Senior Community
HOA
No HOA
Lot Information
Lot Area: 0.07 Acres
Listing Info
Special Conditions: Standard
Offer
Listing Agreement Type: Exclusive Right To Sell
Tax Information
Annual Tax Amount: $4,017Tax Lot: 96
Compensation
Buyer Agent Commission: 2.5Buyer Agent Commission Type: % Of Gross
Business
Business Information
Ownership: Fee Simple
Miscellaneous
BasementAttic: Attic
Last check for updates: about 14 hours ago
Listed by John R Young
RE/MAX Excellence Realty
Bought with: Rachel P Levey, Compass
Source: Bright MLS, MLS#DCDC526792

Price History for 821 Buchanan St NW

Event DetailsPrice
07/14/2021
Sold
Bright MLS #DCDC526792
$825K

06/19/2021
Pending
Bright MLS #DCDC526792
$825K

06/19/2021
PriceChange
Bright MLS #DCDC526792
$825K

06/17/2021
Listed For Sale
Bright MLS #DCDC526792
$750K

03/24/2004
Sold
Agent Provided
$310K

Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2020
Tax$4,017
Assessment$573,270
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 20011
*Based on the
Trulia Estimate
$776,928
Typical home value
This home: $825,000 6% above*
$994
Typical Home Value by sqft
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Assigned Schools

These are the assigned schools for 821 Buchanan St NW.
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Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about Petworth

At least 95 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 93%
    There are sidewalks
  • 89%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 86%
    It's dog friendly
  • 82%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 77%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 74%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 69%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 69%
    Kids play outside
  • 64%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 63%
    Parking is easy
  • 61%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 51%
    There are community events
  • 50%
    It's quiet
  • 50%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 42%
    Car is needed
  • 35%
    There's wildlife
Learn more about our methodology.
  • Trulia User
    "People always walk their dogs in this neighborhood. People curb their dogs. Very little dog poop in grassy areas."
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    "Jazz in the park, farmers market, old soldiers home, a lot of young families. Easy to walk to grocery store, park, and restaurants. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Georgia Ave metro and multiple buses make this a great place for commuting into or out of the city, it takes me 20 minutes to get downtown on a normal workday."
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  • Trulia User
    "I have 4 years of living in this area and I like it a lot since it is a quiet area and I have everything nearby."
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    "People walk their dogs in the area all the time. There isn’t anything bad to say about being a dog owner in the area.its walkable, their are dog parks around, etc. "
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s ok just long. The bus comes on time most of the time. But for the most part I love living in the Petworth area"
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  • Trulia User
    "Old Soldier’s home events are THE events to attend around here. Spring Fling, Fall Fest, 4th of July. Free with plenty of space to throw down a blanket and enjoy the live music, food trucks, and picnic. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Neighbors are walking their dogs all the time. They don’t seem to like too many playgrounds around for children, anymore; since they seem to be converting them all to dog parks."
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  • Trulia User
    "The public transportation is great and schools are exceptional also the environment is beautiful and so on"
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  • Trulia User
    "Pros: Lots of big dogs and places to walk them. Cons: People do not always pick up after the dogs. "
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  • Trulia User
    "It is easy no matter what you prefer, either by car or the metro. I am a stones throw from ft totten metro station "
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  • Trulia User
    "Active and civic minded neighbors. Dog friendly and kid friendly. Lots of bars and restaurants, grocery stores, Annie’s ace hardware, and events."
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  • Trulia User
    "There's a wonderful mix of people of all ages and backgrounds, and different types of housing, too. Petworth also manages to feel calmer than other parts of the city while still being close to things."
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  • Trulia User
    "Petworth is a very diverse, urban, historic area."
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  • Trulia User
    "There aren't many dog parks around here at all. However, it's still a dog-friendly neighborhood."
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  • Trulia User
    "I see lots of parents with children of various ages walking around. It seems like it's a safe place for them. There are parks and various kid-friendly restaurants."
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  • Trulia User
    "It's quite easy to get to most parts of the city from here, whether by Metro or bus. It's also very walkable, and for those who drive, Rock Creek Parkway is nearby."
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  • Trulia User
    "The commute is fast."
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  • Trulia User
    "The historical landmarks make this neighborhood unique."
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  • Trulia User
    "Dog owners love it here because it's very pet friendly."
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  • Trulia User
    "The commute is busy but fairly fast, which is why I love the city."
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  • Trulia User
    "It has the perfect mix of residential neighborhood and urban amenities."
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  • Trulia User
    "The dog park is great, but we need another one. There are lots of dogs in the neighborhood and easy access to dog walkers and dog day care."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are tons of children and family events. Plus, nice playgrounds, a splash park, and a few kid-safe pools."
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  • Trulia User
    "It has a lot of young families and an active community that promotes arts and other community activities. It has a few good restaurants and is walkable, with a lot of mass transit options."
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  • Trulia User
    "Dog owners find the neighborhood walkable."
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  • Trulia User
    "Schools could be better, and there's some lingering crime. There are playgrounds, a park, and splash park that the kids love. And community activities are family friendly."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are a lot of options: Metro, bus, car shares, bike shares, etc."
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  • Trulia User
    "It's a nice combination of young and old residents, and it manages to be low key without being boring. There are lots of lovely hole-in-the-wall places to eat and drink."
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  • Trulia User
    "It feels safe, and there are a lot of families with children. There are some nice little parks as well, and it seems like there are plenty of family-friendly places and activities."
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  • Trulia User
    "I’ve lived in this neighborhood all my life, 29 Years. Wonderful place to live. Wonderful since of community 🙂"
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  • Trulia User
    "Petworth has a great laid back vibe. We’ve lived here since 2014 and enjoy having great bars and restaurants nearby. Unfortunately it’s getting to expensive to stay here. "
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  • Trulia User
    "I love live in this area good friends and great food for the family I have been here for over three years "
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  • Trulia User
    "I have lived in Petworth for 14 years and adore my neighborhood. The neighbors, porch parties, restaurants and the farmer’s market...great place."
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  • Trulia User
    "I love how Petworth has the convenience of living in the city, but in the neighboorhood itself it feels much more residential. It is pretty special in that way."
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  • Trulia User
    "Grew up in the neighborhood moved away and then returned just a convenient location to be in . Also my family still live in some areas "
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821 Buchanan St NW, Washington, DC 20011 is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhouse built in 1922. 821 Buchanan St NW is located in Petworth, Washington. This property is not currently available for sale. 821 Buchanan St NW was last sold on Jul 14, 2021 for $825,000 (0% higher than the asking price of $825,000). The current Trulia Estimate for 821 Buchanan St NW is $825,400.