The three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family house at 3406 Laurel Ave. in Cheverly, Md., is listing for $359,000. (HomeVisit)

When buyers begin to narrow their choice of a house to purchase, they recognize that they typically need to compromise on the size, location or condition of a property to meet their budget. While some people are willing to buy a home that needs a lot of work, others prefer a move-in ready house because they don’t have the time or experience or money to invest in a fixer-upper.

The single-family house at 3406 Laurel Ave. in Cheverly, Md., priced at $359,000, is a recently renovated two-level Spanish Mission-style house that was purchased last May for $168,544. Annual taxes are $3,835.

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom property has 1,210 square feet with wood floors, a fireplace, large windows, recessed lighting, a living room and a dining room open to the white kitchen with granite counters and stainless-steel appliances. The house has a front porch and a screened porch opens onto a back yard. The finished lower level can function as a guest suite or as a family room. The house has gas heat and central air conditioning and a driveway for off-street parking.

The house is close to several bus routes and a little over one mile from the Cheverly Metro station on the Orange Line. Assigned schools are Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary, G. James Gholson Middle and Bladensburg High, which receive ratings of 4, 3 and 2 respectively from, all below average for the area.

For more information, contact real estate agent Ann Young with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at 202-246-6100 or visit

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