Brightwood Real Estate For Sale, Washington DC

Situated in the upper northwestern part of Washington, DC, Brightwood is a quiet neighborhood that hasn't yet become part of the District's gentrification trend. That may soon change given the affordable prices of Brightwood homes for sale in Washington DC. The area is generally defined as being bounded by the former Walter Reed Army Medical center to the north, Rock Creek Park to the west, Georgia Avenue to the east, and Kennedy Street to the south. Once known as Vinegar Hill, the area was settled by free African Americans in the 1820's. There's an eclectic range of properties for sale, including row houses, bungalows, duplexes, and Colonials. New condos and lofts for sale have also recently come on the market. [Read Brighrwood real estate below…]

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5932 3rd St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,200,000

MLS#: DC9973487
5 Bed, 3½ Bath
2640 Sqft, 0.14 Acres
Residential

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5508 North Capitol St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$979,000

MLS#: DC9998314
6 Bed, 4½ Bath
5100 Sqft, 0.13 Acres
Residential

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814 Fern Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$849,999

MLS#: DC9958245
5 Bed, 3½ Bath
2304 Sqft, 0.14 Acres
Residential

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324 Rittenhouse St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$799,900

MLS#: DC9936166
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
2722 Sqft, 0.08 Acres
Residential

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6337 16th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$785,000

MLS#: DC9912413
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
1812 Sqft, 0.1 Acres
Residential

6202 12th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$750,000

MLS#: DC9986577
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
2550 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

1375 Underwood St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$749,000

MLS#: DC9997510
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2490 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

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1343 Somerset Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$729,900

MLS#: DC9935473
4 Bed, 4 Bath
1987 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

7002 5th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$725,000

MLS#: DC9714808
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1616 Sqft, 0.18 Acres
Residential

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7225 Georgia Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$701,900

MLS#: DC9982679
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1825 Sqft
Residential

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841 Rittenhouse St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$699,900

MLS#: DC9953338
6 Bed, 1½ Bath
2622 Sqft, 0.19 Acres
Residential

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505 Madison St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$699,000

MLS#: DC9969059
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
1302 Sqft, 0.07 Acres
Residential

707 Tewkesbury Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$699,000

MLS#: DC9988815
4 Bed, 3 Bath
1088 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

7217 Georgia Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$691,900

MLS#: DC9943154
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1825 Sqft
Residential

5514 2nd St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$659,900

MLS#: DC9980526
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
1090 Sqft, 0.03 Acres
Residential

 

More About Brightwood Homes For Sale in Washington DC

Brightwood Homes For Sale in Washington DCWhile there hasn't been as much turnover in properties for sale as some other DC neighborhoods, the prices alone are starting to motivate some movement. As surrounding neighborhoods head into a seller's market, buyers are looking for new areas of opportunity. The nicely maintained row houses, tree lined streets, and nearby Rock Creek Golf Course combine to make Brightwood homes an attractive proposition. There's also the ever-changing status of the old Walter Reed facility which closed in 2011. The latest State Department plan involves turning 45 acres into a hub for foreign governments, which would certainly have a positive influence on nearby home listings and DC real estate in general.

Brightwood homes have a lot to offer for first time buyers, working families, young professionals, and retirees. In short, there's something for everyone. The neighborhood is not known for retail outlets or trendy bars but local residents seem fine with that, pointing to quiet streets, eclectic architecture and the Emery and Fort Stevens recreation centers as excellent tradeoffs. A tour of homes for sale in Brightwood reveals a stunning diversity in styles, including Bauhaus influenced townhomes, old brownstones, gingerbread Victorian houses, and stately Colonials.

With a population of around 11,000, this diverse neighborhood is on the upswing. While there doesn't seem to be an abundance of foreclosures, there's plenty to offer bargains shoppers, including short sales and multi-family residential dwellings. There's a healthy real estate rental market in the Brightwood homes area, making for great investment opportunities. From its historical Civil War walking trails to developing urban trends, Brightwood is one of DC's hidden gems.

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Listing information last updated on July 22nd, 2017 at 8:40pm EDT.