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The Ten Priciest Properties For Sale in Congress Heights

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Eyes have been on St. Elizabeth's for a couple of years now. Currently, at least one government agency under the umbrella of the Department of Homeland Security has relocated there, five developers have applied to revitalize the area and the Gateway has become a hub for people living near this Southeast metro station. As such, we decided to look at the properties on the market near St. Elizabeth's and the Congress Heights Metro stop. Most of the priciest homes in this area cost less per square feet, offer a lot of space and most are still under $400K. Let's take a look at the ten priciest properties for sale in Congress Heights.

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1. 4BR Detached Rambler

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3765 Halley Terrace Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $795,000
Size: 4-bed, 3.5-bath house,
Dollars Per Square Foot: N/A
The skinny: This place is particularly interesting because it wasn't designed as a single family home, but as a care facility for adults with developmental disabilities. As such, it's handicap accessible and meant to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers.

2. 4BR Detached Colonial

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3330 Oxon Run Road Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $425,000
Size: 4-bed, 2.5-bath house, 2,352 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $181
The skinny: At first glance, this looks like a pretty classic colonial-style home but it was built in 2003, remodeled in 2012 and it has a gorgeous kitchen. Buyers with allergies beware, this place is definitely currently occupied by dog owners.

3. Two-Unit Apartment Building

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350 Parkland Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $399,000
Size: 3-bed, 2-bath apartment building, 2,720 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $147
The skinny: Due to the itty bitty listing photos, it's hard to get much information about this two-unit building except that it's near a playground and that it's already been on the market at least once in recent memory.

4. 3BR Contemporary Rowhouse

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Woodcrest Drive Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $379,900
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath house, 1,496 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $254
The skinny: This three-story offering is actually a part of the relatively new Woodcrest Villas townhome community and the newness is made more obvious by the wooden porch and the details in the kitchen and bathroom. Would love to know why there's a plastic sheet on the bedroom floor, though.

5. 4BR Detached Colonial

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3220 9th Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $325,000
Size: 4-bed, 3.5-bath house, 1,408 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $231
The skinny: The lack of brokerbabble or listing photos make it hard to learn much about this house, but it is the closest of the bunch to St. Elizabeth's, so you will be walking distance from several amenities.

6. 4BR Detached Cape Cod

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140 Wilmington Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $317,900
Size: 4-bed, 2-bath house, 1,658 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $192
The skinny: There's nothing in the way of interior photos, but this is one of the more unique exteriors around (how many Cape Cods are there in the D.C. area, really?) Also, the listing language boasts a back deck and a handicap accessible ramp.

7. Four-Unit Apartment Building

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430 Mellon Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $299,900
Size: 4-bed, 4-bath apartment building, 2,508 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $120
The skinny: As the listing starts with the phrase "Could be a cash cow!" this two-story apartment building is either being marketed toward aspiring property managers or aspiring flippers.

8. 4BR Detached Cape Cod

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3841 1st Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $299,000
Size: 4-bed, 1-bath house, 912 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $328
The skinny: This is another one that's clearly marketed to aspiring developers or flippers, because there's a two bedroom home on a hill here, but the lot is actually zoned for six two bedroom apartments. There's also a lot of green space for enterprising landscapers.

9. 3BR Semi-Detached Federal Rowhouse

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3319 6th Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $290,000
Size: 3-bed, 2-bath house, 2,250 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $129
The skinny: This three-story place has good bones, a small yard and "good memories," which probably means the current owners have been there for a long time. That would make sense as the furniture seems like it hails from the 1970s.

10. 3BR Semi-Detached Colonial Rowhouse

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308 Raleigh Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $259,000
Size: 3-bed, 1.5-bath house, 1,088 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $238
The skinny: Between the tape on the toilet and the boarded-up window, this is a clear fixer-upper. That makes the chandeliers hanging from the dining room ceilings all the more interesting.

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1. 4BR Detached Rambler

3765 Halley Terrace Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $795,000
Size: 4-bed, 3.5-bath house,
Dollars Per Square Foot: N/A
The skinny: This place is particularly interesting because it wasn't designed as a single family home, but as a care facility for adults with developmental disabilities. As such, it's handicap accessible and meant to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers.

3765 Halley Terrace Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

2. 4BR Detached Colonial

3330 Oxon Run Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $425,000
Size: 4-bed, 2.5-bath house, 2,352 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $181
The skinny: At first glance, this looks like a pretty classic colonial-style home but it was built in 2003, remodeled in 2012 and it has a gorgeous kitchen. Buyers with allergies beware, this place is definitely currently occupied by dog owners.

3330 Oxon Run Road Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

3. Two-Unit Apartment Building

350 Parkland Place Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $399,000
Size: 3-bed, 2-bath apartment building, 2,720 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $147
The skinny: Due to the itty bitty listing photos, it's hard to get much information about this two-unit building except that it's near a playground and that it's already been on the market at least once in recent memory.

350 Parkland Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

4. 3BR Contemporary Rowhouse

Woodcrest Drive Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $379,900
Size: 3-bed, 2.5-bath house, 1,496 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $254
The skinny: This three-story offering is actually a part of the relatively new Woodcrest Villas townhome community and the newness is made more obvious by the wooden porch and the details in the kitchen and bathroom. Would love to know why there's a plastic sheet on the bedroom floor, though.

Woodcrest Drive Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

5. 4BR Detached Colonial

3220 9th Place Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $325,000
Size: 4-bed, 3.5-bath house, 1,408 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $231
The skinny: The lack of brokerbabble or listing photos make it hard to learn much about this house, but it is the closest of the bunch to St. Elizabeth's, so you will be walking distance from several amenities.

3220 9th Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

6. 4BR Detached Cape Cod

140 Wilmington Place Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $317,900
Size: 4-bed, 2-bath house, 1,658 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $192
The skinny: There's nothing in the way of interior photos, but this is one of the more unique exteriors around (how many Cape Cods are there in the D.C. area, really?) Also, the listing language boasts a back deck and a handicap accessible ramp.

140 Wilmington Place Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

7. Four-Unit Apartment Building

430 Mellon Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $299,900
Size: 4-bed, 4-bath apartment building, 2,508 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $120
The skinny: As the listing starts with the phrase "Could be a cash cow!" this two-story apartment building is either being marketed toward aspiring property managers or aspiring flippers.

430 Mellon Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

8. 4BR Detached Cape Cod

3841 1st Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $299,000
Size: 4-bed, 1-bath house, 912 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $328
The skinny: This is another one that's clearly marketed to aspiring developers or flippers, because there's a two bedroom home on a hill here, but the lot is actually zoned for six two bedroom apartments. There's also a lot of green space for enterprising landscapers.

3841 1st Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

9. 3BR Semi-Detached Federal Rowhouse

3319 6th Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $290,000
Size: 3-bed, 2-bath house, 2,250 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $129
The skinny: This three-story place has good bones, a small yard and "good memories," which probably means the current owners have been there for a long time. That would make sense as the furniture seems like it hails from the 1970s.

3319 6th Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032

10. 3BR Semi-Detached Colonial Rowhouse

308 Raleigh Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Asking price: $259,000
Size: 3-bed, 1.5-bath house, 1,088 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $238
The skinny: Between the tape on the toilet and the boarded-up window, this is a clear fixer-upper. That makes the chandeliers hanging from the dining room ceilings all the more interesting.

308 Raleigh Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20032