$850,000605 Van Buren St NW

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605 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC, 20012


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4 Bedrooms
2 Full Baths
1,772 SqFt
Schools Nearby
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Property Facts and Features

Home TypeSingle Family Residence

ParkingGarage - Rear Entry, Detached Garage

Garage1 space

Year Built1920

HeatingHot Water, Radiant

CoolingCentral Air



ViewCity, Garden, Trees/Woods

MLS #DCDC2062604

Lot Size0.11 Acres

StatusAccepting Backup Offers

About 605 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC, 20012

Bright, light-filled Takoma/DC home on desirable tree-lined street conveniently located near the Takoma Metro Station (Red Line) is a commuter’s dream. With Downtown Takoma, Safeway and local favorites such as Republic, Trattoria da Lina, Roscoe’s Pizza, Cielo Rojo, city-type amenities are a pleasure to enjoy and are all easily accessible. The very popular and community centric Takoma DC Public Library, Takoma Recreation Center, dog park, and the NEW 66-acre Parks at Walter Reed development (with events year-round and a Whole Foods opening early 2023) are all within walking distance. The renowned Takoma Park Farmer’s Market is a Sunday morning neighborhood staple. This beautiful home features a Spacious backyard with manicured lawn, patio, large deck, and a one-car garage; Gorgeous, jaw-dropping renovated kitchen with floor-to-ceiling cabinets, large countertop, and stainless-steel appliances; Custom-made, high-quality wood shutters on first floor; Two half-shutters in kitchen; Extremely efficient high-velocity A/C and radiator heat/boiler; Original and beautifully maintained hardwood floors in common areas; Updated 2nd floor bathroom with storage cabinets and ledges, and a comfort height toilet (AKA Chair Height toilet/ADA toilet); Updated second bathroom with historic touches of pedestal sink and clawfoot tub with shower attachment; Ample space in finished basement, large updated recreation room, and workroom; Spacious sunlight-filled rooms, nine foot ceilings, updated lighting, and original 102-year-old doors with antique knobs; Sturdy, secure storm doors with screen inserts available for all four entry doors, glass bricks with vents in visible basement windows, and double-pane windows.

Interior Features

  • Full Bathrooms:

  • Appliances:

    Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Oven, Gas Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Basement:

  • Fireplace:


Exterior Features

  • Garage:

    1 space
  • Parking:

    Garage - Rear Entry, Detached Garage
  • Architectural Style:

    Cape Cod
  • View:

    City, Garden, Trees/Woods
  • Exterior:

  • Lot Size:

    0.11 Acres


  • Heating:

    Hot Water, Radiant
  • Cooling:

    Central Air


  • Originating MLS:

  • MLS Number:

  • Directions:

  • Listing Office:

    SMB Murchison Realty, Inc.
  • Listing Agent:

    Sheila J Murchison
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Tax History for 605 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC, 20012


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What's it like to live at 605 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC, 20012?

Schools Near 605 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC, 20012

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Outlined schools indicate they are assigned to this listing.



Takoma Education Campus Takoma Education Campus url

7010 Piney Branch Rd NW0.35 mi

Public District EE-5


Whittier Education Campus Whittier Education Campus url

6201 5th St NW0.33 mi

Public District EE-5


Capital City Lower Public Charter School Capital City Lower Public Charter School url

100 Peabody St NW0.73 mi

Public Charter PK-4



Center City Brightwood Campus Public Charter School Center City Brightwood Campus Public Charter School url

6008 Georgia Ave NW0.60 mi

Public Charter PK-8


Paul Public Charter School Middle School Paul Public Charter School Middle School url

5800 8th St NW0.63 mi

Public Charter 6-8


Capital City Middle School Public Charter School Capital City Middle School Public Charter School url

100 Peabody St NW0.73 mi

Public Charter 5-8



Coolidge High School Coolidge High School url

6315 5th St NW0.29 mi

Public District 9-12


Paul Public Charter School International High School Paul Public Charter School International High School url

5800 8th St NW0.63 mi

Public Charter 9-10


Capital City High School Public Charter School Capital City High School Public Charter School url

100 Peabody St NW0.73 mi

Public Charter 9-12

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Living In Washington, DC

Types of housing in Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park, Washington.

Around 40% of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park, whereas the remainder are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. This neighborhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and homeowners are about even. This area experienced its most significant construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era.

What is it like to live in Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park, Washington?

Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. This area is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially near the railway line. Lastly, there are over 50 parks close by for residents to discover, including Fort Circle Park and Rock Creek Park & Piney Branch Parkway, and they are very well-located, which makes it very easy to get to them.

Is it easy to get around Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park, Washington without a car?

It is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. As far as eating is concerned, a supermarket is ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in this part of Washington. Laurel Avenue is among the best streets for food stores. Furthermore, Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park is a good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. A reasonable variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance.

Transportation in Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park, Washington.

This neighborhood does not require driving as several other modes of transportation are accessible. Physically active people will enjoy the very walk-friendly nature of Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park; most daily needs can be met without the use of a car, and plenty of businesses are close by. Owing to Takoma Station with access to the Red Line, and approximately 20 nearby bus lines, residents can depend on public transit to get around in this part of Washington. On the other hand, Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park is not particularly car friendly as it is sometimes challenging to find a place to park, and almost none of the street infrastructure is conducive to cars.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 605 Van Buren St NW, Washington, DC, 20012

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 605 Van Buren St NW property is $850,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 605 Van Buren St NW is a house located in Washington, District of Columbia, 20012.

Is this property for sale now?

Accepting Backup Offers: 605 Van Buren St NW is Accepting Backup Offers (Active Under Contract), there is still a chance to have your real estate agent submit an offer.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 605 Van Buren St NW are:
Takoma Education Campus: GreatSchools Rating 5/10
Coolidge 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 $3,761 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 605 Van Buren St NW has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 605 Van Buren St NW is 1,772 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 605 Van Buren St NW is 1920.
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Rocket HomesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington20012605 Van Buren St NW

This home is located at 605 Van Buren St NW in Washington, DC and zip code 20012 in the Takoma / Brightwood / Manor Park neighborhood. This 1,772 square foot home, which was built in 1920, sits on a 0.11 acre lot. Features: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since August 11, 2022 and is currently priced at $850,000. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $133,333.

Between July 2022 and August 2022, Washington, DC real estate market has seen increase in the number of listings by 25.7%. In August 2022, listings were on the market for 28 days. During the same period, the median list price in this real estate market was $678,689. In August 2022 more than 156 listings in Washington, DC were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 160 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 266 were sold below. Most Washington, DC residents have annual incomes between $100k-200k. Typical family type is single, no kids. Typical level of education for residents in this area is post secondary degree.

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