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Washington, DC Homes for Sale. The Four Corners
Washington, DC homes for sale. The Four Corners
Northwest Washington DC:
The largest area in Washington DC is the Northwest quadrant. The White House is located here on Pennsylvania Avenue. The major business district and many government office buildings are also in Northwest, as is Georgetown, the city's oldest and probably best known neighborhood.
Embassy Row is located here on Massachusetts Avenue with its many consulates and embassies, each displaying the coat of arms and flag of the country it represents.
Upper Northwest contains some of the highest-priced homes in DC. East of Rock Creek you will find popular neighborhoods such as Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, Kalorama, Shaw, Adams-Morgan, and Shepherd Park, all cosmopolitan neighborhoods offering elegant townhouses, single family homes, condos and magnificent estates.
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Adams Morgan is an up and coming community that has attracted many newcomers because of its neighborhood charm and wide selection of affordable housing. Many of the townhomes date back to the 19th century and are being carefully restored to preserve their original character and individuality.
The area is well known for its cafes and restaurants featuring international cuisine. Shoppers can find bargains in the many secondhand stores and thrift shops. Quaint boutiques, as well as stores for everyday shopping, are found along Connecticut Avenue and at nearby Dupont Circle.
This quiet, tree-lined area lies adjacent to the District of Columbia. Metro bus service is available and Metrorail train service links Chevy Chase with Washington, D.C. Developed in the early 1960s as a resort community surrounding the Chevy Chase Club, the community is known for its prestigious, well-maintained homes. Rock Creek Park provides a variety of recreational activities. Some of the area's most upscale shopping can be found in nearby Friendship Heights.
This well-established neighborhood is only five minutes from the center of downtown. Cleveland Park dates back to the early 1900s and is a much sought after area. This is a community of large, solidly built single family homes. Victorian architecture such as cupolas and gingerbread trim is common. Other homes were built in the 1940s and 1950s. Typically the neighborhoods in Cleveland Park feature spacious homes with wrap around porches. The National Zoo and National Cathedral are nearby, as well as many local shopping areas.
This desirable area, located in the Northwest Quadrant of the District, is a cosmopolitan community that extends into the West End. Dupont Circle offers residents the convenience of being within walking distance to almost everything.
A Metrorail subway station puts all of Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland just minutes away. Dupont Circle is a lively community with a variety of shops, restaurants, galleries and foreign embassies. Most of the townhouses were built between 1890 and 1910 and feature Victorian duplexes and triplexes.
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Georgetown, located in the oldest part of the city, is designated as a National Historic Landmark and known for its elegant Federalist and Victorian homes. Pleasant tree-lined streets, cobblestone walks and footpaths invite strolling. Upscale shops, international restaurants, quaint bookstores and popular coffee-houses are typical in this area. Georgetown is also the home of Georgetown University.
Housing options include townhomes from the cozy to the magnificent. Renovation is popular in Georgetown because new construction is limited. Since this is one of the most desirable areas in which to live in the District, property values remain relatively high.
Northeast Washington DC:
In the Northeast quadrant, less expensive housing can be found. Residences are primarily older row-houses and single family dwellings. Light industry and warehouses are also located here.
Located at the District's edge, Michigan Park offers its residents all the advantages of the city with the beauty of well-maintained lawns and mature trees. Home styles include ramblers and colonials.
Brookland is a comfortable neighborhood of rowhouses built in the 1920s. Trinity College, the Catholic University, and the Washington Hospital Center are all located here.
Southwest Washington DC:
The southwest section of Washington is noted for its urban renewal and offers high-rise apartment complexes, condominiums and townhouses. Serving as the home of Fort McNair and Bolling Air Force Base, this area also offers a fine waterfront with many seafood restaurants and popular fish markets.
Southeast Washington DC:
Renovation is bringing new life to the older neighborhoods located within the Southeast section of Washington. Washington Navy Yard is here as well as the Navy and Marine Corps Museums where summer band concerts and parades are offered. The area is also home to the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium.
The focal point of the city, Capitol Hill, bustles with activity. The area's Eastern Market is a popular place for finding fresh produce within a prime residential area. Just a short walk from government offices, galleries, shops and museums are quiet, tree-lined streets with impressive townhouses as well as more modern condominiums. Small parks are scattered throughout the neighborhood. Many political organizations and private clubs are located at this prestigious address. The local restaurants are a favorite meeting place for Senate and Congressional staffers.
If you would like more information on Washington, DC and/or a comprehensive list of Washington, DC homes for sale, call or email your Washington, DC real estate agent & Realtor Kacem Benali at (202) 413-3052.
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