Burleith Real Estate For Sale
Although its history dates back to the 1700's, the small Washington, DC neighborhood of Burleith owes much of its development to a busy five-year stretch from 1923-1928. The real estate firm of Shannon & Luchs purchased a large portion of the land, and targeted the "the buyer of moderate means, but of more than ordinary good taste." During this period, 450 units were constructed. Given today's total of 535 homes, that early burst of activity would prove definitive. The homes share a distinctive community style, with boxy brick corner-lot homes connected by row houses. To learn more about Burleith homes for sale in Washington DC, take a look at the MLS listings we've featured here. [Read more about Burleith real estate below…]
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Located in the northwestern part of the district of Columbia. Burleith homes can be somewhat pricey. Single family homes and large townhouses often list in the seven-figure range, while smaller row house condos are more affordable. Burleith is bounded by Whitehaven Park to the north, Wisconsin Avenue to the east, Georgetown to the south, and Glover Achbold Park to the west. The area has long been popular with families and offers a number of excellent schools, both public and private.
Burleith is a completely residential neighborhood. This doesn't seem to bother locals, as restaurants, bars and markets are close at hand in Georgetown, Glover Park, and on Wisconsin Avenue. Those seeking affordable row house condos for sale should be diligent and patient. The relatively small real estate marketplace and a dedicated community atmosphere account for a low turnover rate. The longstanding Burleith Citizens Association is very active, promoting neighborhood activities, events and safety.
Schools are a big part of Burleith's appeal. Duke Ellington School of Arts is a public performing arts school, originally founded as Western High in 1890. The highly rated Hardy Middle School is next door in Glover Park. The primary school campus for the Washington International School is in the neighborhood and the Georgetown University campus is nearby. Row house rentals are a popular choice for college students living off campus. With a cross section of urban professionals, empty nesters, young families, students and educators, Burleith offers a neighborhood oasis in the middle of Washington, DC.
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Listing information last updated on December 19th, 2018 at 2:16am EST.