5 months on rocket

1221 Walter St SE, Washington, DC, 20003


Home List Price


Closing Credit

2 Bedrooms
1 Full Bath, 1 Partial
1,200 SqFt
Schools Nearby


Image provided by Mapbox

Get An Agent. Get A Mortgage.

Save BIG.

Rocket Homes logo

1221 Walter St SE, Washington$875,000

Buyer Closing Credits


1.25% Loan Amount

Rocket Homes logo

Still Have Questions? Contact Us.

Contact Us Phone Number1 (855) 200-2001

Property Highlights

Home TypeTownhouse
ParkingOn Street
Year Built1912
HeatingForced Air
CoolingCentral Air
MLS #DCDC2103000
Lot Size0.03 Acres

About 1221 Walter St SE

Welcome to 1221 Walter St. SE, a charming and cozy 2-bedroom, 1.5-bath row house nestled on the friendliest block of Capitol Hill. This delightful residence offers an exceptional opportunity to enjoy the vibrant and historic neighborhood while experiencing the warmth and comfort of a well-maintained home. Outside, the row house boasts a lovely front porch, where you can enjoy your morning coffee or engage in friendly conversations with neighbors. The community on this block is known for its welcoming and inclusive spirit, creating a true sense of belonging. Upon entering, you'll be greeted by an inviting living space that exudes character and charm. The layout allows for seamless interaction between the living, dining, and kitchen areas, creating a welcoming atmosphere for both entertaining and everyday living. The extension on the home provides ample space for dining and extra sleeping space/office upstairs. The kitchen is thoughtfully designed and features modern appliances and ample cabinet space, . Whether you're whipping up a quick meal or preparing a feast for loved ones, this functional kitchen is sure to meet your culinary needs. Upstairs, you'll find two well-appointed bedrooms, each offering a tranquil retreat at the end of a long day. The generous natural light and cozy ambiance make these rooms perfect for rest and relaxation. Additionally, the shared full bathroom is tastefully designed and provides both convenience and style. Don't miss this rare opportunity to buy on this highly desirable block!

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Architectural Style: Federal
  • Year Built: 1912
  • Stories: 2
  • Living Area: 1,200 SqFt

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Compass
  • Office Phone: (202) 545-6900
  • Listing Agent: Edward H Kraemer

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Basement: No
  • Interior: Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Skylight(s), Wood Floors

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Partial Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Total Bedroom Count: 2

Exterior Features

Parking Information:

  • Parking: On Street

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot Size: 0.03 Acres


Utilities Information:

  • Heating: Forced Air
  • Cooling: Central Air

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • Eastern High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • Eliot-Hine Middle School, Public District Grades 6-8
  • Payne Elementary School, Public District Grades EE-5


Directions Information:

  • Directions: Driving south on 12th St. SE, take a left onto Walter St. SE. Property will be on the right.

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $875,000
  • Price Per SqFt: $729/SqFt

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $6,040
  • Tax Year: 2020
House and calculator

What can I afford?

Understand what home price range makes sense for your budget.

Housing Market Comparison

See how this home compares to others in Washington, DC.

Med. Sold Price


Med. Price/SqFt


Avg. Days On Market


# of Sold Homes


1221 Walter St SE vs Washington


+118 Days


+$208.5K More


+$216 More


This property is $208.5K more than the Median Sold Price and $216/SqFt more than other homes in Washington, DC.

Based on homes sold in the last 12 months

MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: BRIGHT
  • MLS Number: #DCDC2103000

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Compass
  • Office Phone: (202) 545-6900
  • Listing Agent: Edward H Kraemer

IDX Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the BRIGHT Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which participates, and is provided by BRIGHT through a licensing agreement.

The information provided by this website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have sold or are no longer being offered for sale. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. This home sale information is not to be construed as an appraisal and may not be used as such for any purpose.

BRIGHT MLS is the (or a) provider of this home sale information and has compiled content from various sources. Some properties represented may not have actually sold due to reporting errors. ©2023 BrightMLS. All rights reserved.
Data displayed may be a portion of, and not a complete set of all listings published in the MLS.
Last updated on: 12/7/2023, 8:22:46 AM Eastern. If you have any questions regarding the accuracy of this data, please contact us at help@rockethomes.com.

Property Sales & Tax

Listing History

Jun 14, 2017Home Sold
Oct 15, 2014Home Sold
Sep 22, 2011Home Sold
Jul 14, 2006Home Sold

Tax History


History based on county public records data.

Payment Calculator


Per Month

Recommended Financing

30-Year Fixed


7.5% / 6.68%

Total Monthly Payment


Powered By

Rocket Mortgage




Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Payne Elementary School

  • 1445 C St Se

  • 0.29 miles

  • Public District Grades EE-5

Middle School

  • Eliot-Hine Middle School

  • 1830 Constitution Ave NE

  • 0.71 miles

  • Public District Grades 6-8

High School

  • Eastern High School

  • 1700 E Capitol St NE

  • 0.58 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $167,361. The most common annual income of people living in Washington, DC is $200k+. Residents typically live in single, no kids family. Most residents in this area have post secondary degree education.

All data provided by Home Junction and Claritas

Frequently Asked Questions About 1221 Walter St SE

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 1221 Walter St SE property is $875,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 1221 Walter St SE is a townhouse located in Washington, District of Columbia, 20003.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 1221 Walter St SE is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 1221 Walter St SE are:
Payne Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 8/10
Eliot-Hine Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10
Eastern High School: GreatSchools Rating 3/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2020 is $6,040 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on June 14, 2017 for $716,000. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 1221 Walter St SE has 2 bedrooms and 1 full and 1 half bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 1221 Walter St SE is 1,200 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 1221 Walter St SE is 1912.

Rocket HomesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington200031221 Walter St SE

This home is located at 1221 Walter St SE in Washington, DC and zip code 20003 in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. This 1,200 square foot home, which was built in 1912, sits on a 0.03 acre lot. Features: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since July 05, 2023 and is currently priced at $875,000.

Washington, DC housing market in November 2023 saw over 95 listings sold above listed price, more than 109 sold at listed price and over 193 sold below. The inventory of homes for sale in Washington, DC between October 2023 and November 2023 increased by 1.6%. The median list price of listings available in November 2023 was $666,458, while the average time on the real estate market was 36 days.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

More Resources