Capitol Hill Homes For Sale in Washington DC
A large, heavily populated residential neighborhood, Capitol Hill extends east from the United States Capitol. The Capitol Hill real estate market is quite unlike any other area in Washington, DC, or anywhere else for that matter. With an estimated 35,000 residents, this unique two-square mile area dates back to the early years of DC government when the need for employees and housing began to expand. Today, the neighborhood is mostly gentrified, but isn't long removed from the urban blight that typified portions of the nation's capitol during the 1980's. For more information about Capitol Hill homes for sale in Washington DC, start browsing the active MLS listings below. [Read more about Capitol Hill real estate below…]
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Capitol Hill real estate has an obvious appeal to DC professionals, including those working in government. Don't expect a lot of large, grand homes however, as the area is mostly comprised of row houses and condominiums. Zillow estimates that condos for sale make up 72 percent of the area real estate market, with 3.7 percent attributed to single family homes and the remainder to rentals and other means. The meridian list price is $600,000 with the actual sales price higher, at $612,900. This figure takes into account the handful of grand historic houses, and small units in diverse buildings, including old, restored brick car barns from the turn of the century.
You'll also find a fair amount of new construction as well, including high-rise lap of luxury condo buildings with pricey penthouse units. Mixed-use buildings are also popular with ground floor bars and restaurants and swank living above.
For those researching condos for sale in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, start with a ballpark price and go from there. There are numerous renovated row houses in the seven-figure range, as well as some one-bedrooms and studio units starting around $300,000. There are even foreclosures for sale in the area, a result of the high population density and colliding eras, including the recent sub-prime crisis. The row houses in this compressed area are dominated by Victorian and Federal architecture, with specific styles that include Queen Anne, Richardsonian, and Beau Arts.
Capitol Hill landmarks include the Capitol Building, housing the House of Representatives and the Senate. The United States Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Washington Navy Yard, and the U.S. Botanical Gardens are also in the neighborhood. Transportation is available by train, metro, bus, and automobile. The dining options are legendary, and too numerous to mention. Homes on Capitol Hill are unique, and geared to those who want to live in the epicenter of our nation's capital.
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Listing information last updated on April 18th, 2019 at 12:04pm EDT.