Bladensburg MD Homes For Sale

Bordered by Highway 295 to the east and the Anacostia River to the west, Bladensburg is a historic town in Prince George's County, Maryland. Home to just over 9,000 residents, Bladensburg's roots date back to 1742. Known initially as Garrison's Landing, the town was eventually renamed after Thomas Bladen who was Maryland's governor at the time of the town's original founding. During the War of 1812 with the national's capitol at risk, President James Madison and his cabinet famously rode into battle at the Battle of Bladensburg. The American troops suffered defeat at the hands of the British, clearing the way for the invasion of DC and the burning of the Capitol, the White House and the Treasury Building. For more information about Bladensburg MD homes for sale, give us a call at (202) 709-9222.

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1040 Bladensburg Rd Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$500,000

MLS#: DC9848563
4 Bed, 2 Bath
1472 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC9848584

1042 Bladensburg Rd Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$500,000

MLS#: DC9848584
4 Bed, 2 Bath
1472 Sqft, 0.03 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9917643

3905 48th St

BLADENSBURG, MD
$399,900

MLS#: PG9917643
3 Bed, 3 Bath
1600 Sqft, 0.21 Acres
Residential

5445 Varnum St

BLADENSBURG, MD
$315,000

MLS#: PG9872224
5 Bed, 2½ Bath
870 Sqft, 0.13 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9883497

5015 Quincy St

BLADENSBURG, MD
$309,900

MLS#: PG9883497
4 Bed, 2½ Bath
1295 Sqft, 0.27 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9888207

4200 55th Ave

BLADENSBURG, MD
$309,000

MLS#: PG9888207
5 Bed, 3 Bath
1023 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9826373

5310 Tilden Rd E

BLADENSBURG, MD
$290,000

MLS#: PG9826373
6 Bed, 3 Bath
1248 Sqft, 0.14 Acres
Residential

4403 54th Pl

BLADENSBURG, MD
$285,000

MLS#: PG9868681
4 Bed, 2 Bath
1446 Sqft, 0.12 Acres
Residential

5430 Varnum St

BLADENSBURG, MD
$275,000

MLS#: PG9902523
3 Bed, 1½ Bath
1188 Sqft, 0.2 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9850909

5310 Upshur St

BLADENSBURG, MD
$244,000

MLS#: PG9850909
4 Bed, 2½ Bath
1198 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG8086505

5509 Doris Ct

BLADENSBURG, MD
$185,000

MLS#: PG8086505
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1372 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9948128

4102 56th Ave

BLADENSBURG, MD
$165,000

MLS#: PG9948128
3 Bed, 1 Bath
1023 Sqft, 0.12 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9948684

5447 Varnum St

BLADENSBURG, MD
$165,000

MLS#: PG9948684
3 Bed, 2 Bath
870 Sqft, 0.12 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG9939610

4631 Red Hawk Ter

BLADENSBURG, MD
$120,000

MLS#: PG9939610
3 Bed, 1½ Bath
1300 Sqft
Residential

 

Bladensburg MD Homes For Sale Historians have endlessly debated who won the war. Regardless, the conflict came to a close and the nation's Capitol was rebuilt. As for Bladensburg, a sense of normalcy returned to the major flour and tobacco port. Change came again however, as the over-planting of tobacco took a toll - fragile soil eroded and washed down the river, reducing the width and depth until tall ships could no longer make passage. Bladensburg continued to enjoy its reputation as a pleasant waterfront community with easy access to Washington DC however. The arrival of the electric streetcar in the early 1900's contributed to the town's reputation of one of the earliest bedroom communities and led to the building of two significant subdivisions known collectively as Decatur Heights, in 1914 and 1917.

Unlike many communities in Prince George's County, Bladensburg was largely established by the time the modern era rolled along. True, there was a new subdivision, Sunnybrook, built in 1947 and new home construction continued at a leisurely pace. However, the town never went through the same post-war boom that many did and the result has been both a preservation of old-town style and a certain lack of suburban amenities such as upscale shops and coffee chains. Prince George's County and the Port Towns Revitalization Initiative have been working jointly toward new sustainable business development, which has included the restoration and upgrading of the waterfront park which offers canoeing, kayaks, a public boat ramp, fishing off the pier, a playground and bike trails.

While there's no Whole Foods or Starbucks in town, those interested in a quiet way of life and commuter convenience should keep Bladensburg in mind. Only a mile from the Washington DC line, the town offers competitive home buying opportunities with a median sale price of $223,100 and a range from about $100,000 to $425,000. For that, you get an interesting hodgepodge of architectural styles, including Colonial, Victorian, Craftsman-style cottages, Split-levels, Ramblers, boxy townhouse condos and even a few Dutch Colonials with gambrel roofs. Plus, you get the chance to live in the only town in America where a sitting U.S. President rode his horse into battle. Centuries later, Bladensburg endures with a rebounding real estate market and a riverfront locale.

 

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Listing information last updated on May 25th, 2017 at 7:47pm EDT.