1885 Alabama Avenue SE

Washington, DC
$ 540,000 Beds 3 Baths 3 Sq 1,585 Virtual Tour
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PRICE REDUCTION! Welcome to this fully renovated, contemporary colonial with great presence and approximately 1,600 square feet of light-filled space on three levels, timeless elegance with top of the line finishes and designer appointments. Built in 1945, this home resides in one of Southwest's oldest neighborhoods, known for its dense tree cover and small-town character that is unique in the District of Columbia. The main level boasts large front porch and grand entryway. Open floor plan with beautiful foyer, spectacular hardwood floors, gracious living/dining room, expansive gourmet kitchen with gas range, quartz countertops, waterfall island and bar perfect for breakfast area, pendant lighting, high-end cabinetry with gorgeous backsplash, under-cabinet lighting, stainless steel appliances, recess lighting, throughout the home. The bright and airy sunroom leads to a spacious, newly built deck with 2-car parking space and stylish backyard views. This homes' open and flowing floor plan makes perfect for both formal and informal entertaining inside and out! Two bedrooms, including a master suite with sitting area and an ensuite bath. A large second bedroom and bathroom with ceramic tiled floors and mosaic tiled shower complete upper level finishes. The lower level includes exposed brick wall, bedroom/recreation room, full bathroom, built-in cabinets, microwave, sink and wine refrigerator, laundry area and storage with walkout into the rear. The perfect set-up for rental income property! The home is fully fence, landscaped, with access to private parking spaces in the rear. Just minutes away from great restaurants and shopping, including Safeway, Giant Food, CVS, IHOP, Bus Boys & Poets, St. Elizabeth's Hospital and St. Elizabeth's Campus. Congress Heights and Southern Ave Metro Stations (Green) are a short 5 min drive.


  • Price
  • $ 540,000
  • Lot Size
  • 1,742 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Sqr Footage
  • 1,585
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1945
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • City, Zip
  • Washington
  • Taxes
  • 1768
  • County
  • Style
  • Contemporary,Traditional,Colonial
  • Area
  • MLS#
  • DCDC484938
  • Zip
  • 20020
Listing Provided by: RLAH Real Estate



Accessibility None
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Front Loading, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater, Stainless Steel Appliances
Architectural Style Contemporary, Traditional, Colonial
Association Y/N No
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Vinyl Siding
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling None
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Street Lights
Flooring Hardwood
Floors In Unit Count 3
Garage Y/N No
Heating Central
Interior Features Breakfast Area, Bar, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Dining/Living, Floor Plan - Open, Kitchen - Gourmet, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Walk-in Closet(s), Upgraded Countertops, Wine Storage
Legal Subdivision RANDLE HEIGHTS
Levels 3
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Patio(s)
Possession Immediate
Price Per Sq Ft 480.43
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent, Very Good, Good
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Security Features 24 hour security, Monitored, Motion Detectors, Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type End of Row/Townhouse
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Year 2019
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RR

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 1124
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Fully Finished, Improved, Outside Entrance, Rear Entrance, Space For Rooms, Walkout Level
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 2.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bedrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bedrooms Count Lower Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 2
Below Grade Finished Area 461
Below Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Y/N No
Full Baths 3
Heating Fuel Electric
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement, Washer In Unit, Dryer In Unit
Living Area 1585
Room Type Sun/Florida Room
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 3
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Double Pane, Energy Efficient, Screens, Skylights

Exterior Features

Lot Size Acres 0.04
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 1823.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Off Street - # Of Spaces 2
Pool Y/N No Pool
Soil Types Unknown
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Hillsborough, New Jersey office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,939
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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High School Unknown High School

Price History

9/15/2020 Listed $569,900
9/27/2020 4% - $549,000
10/10/2020 2% - $539,900

Property vs Zip Code Average in 20020

AVG $390K
AVG $2,537
AVG 76
Year Built
AVG 1964
AVG 64
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1885 Alabama Avenue SE Washington, DC is a Single Family Home for sale at $540000 with 1585 sqft and a lot size of 1,742 SqFt Acre(s). 1885 Alabama Avenue SE Washington has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1945. The property's zip code is 20020 which is in Washington, DC

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