Dutch Colonial Style Homes in Washington DC Metro Area

While Dutch Colonial homes in Washington Metro represent one of the smallest market segments, they are also one of the most interesting and historically significant styles. Early Dutch settlers established a large east coast area known as New Netherlands as far back as 1602. By the 1620's colonists were building in the Hudson River Valley in what eventually became known as New York State. Early homes were small and crafted from stone with sharply pitched roofs. Larger brick homes began emerging later in the same century. The distinctive gambrel roofs and overhangs weren't widely adopted until around 1720 and drew from English influences.

Early Dutch Colonial architecture was rare in the Washington Metropolitan area. Although there was a Dutch trading presence along the Potomac along with some Dutch colonists brought in to help improve the Jamestown settlement, a divide grew as King James sought to keep his English colonies isolated. Trends change over time of course. The 1700's brought a further cross-pollination of Colonial design and the late 1800's ushered in the Colonial Revival period, melding numerous influences in an effort to create a new nationalistic identity. For more information about Dutch Colonial style homes in Washington DC Metro Area, contact us today at (202) 798-3600

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2413 Vernon St N

ARLINGTON, VA
$1,995,000

MLS#: AR10067402
5 Bed, 4½ Bath
5183 Sqft, 0.29 Acres
Residential

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3405 Thornapple St

CHEVY CHASE, MD
$1,699,000

MLS#: MC10104967
5 Bed, 4½ Bath
0.23 Acres
Residential

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7028 Arbor Ln

MCLEAN, VA
$1,500,000

MLS#: FX10091967
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
3572 Sqft, 1.05 Acres
Residential

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14073 Travilah Rd

ROCKVILLE, MD
$1,400,000

MLS#: MC9933687
4 Bed, 5 Bath
5000 Sqft, 0.45 Acres
Residential

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1326 Skipwith Rd

MCLEAN, VA
$1,377,500

MLS#: FX10057806
3 Bed, 4 Bath
4145 Sqft
Residential

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1412 Laburnum St

MCLEAN, VA
$1,260,000

MLS#: FX10069686
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3127 Sqft, 0.5 Acres
Residential

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6 Sprinklewood Ct

POTOMAC, MD
$1,200,000

MLS#: MC10046524
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3991 Sqft, 0.29 Acres
Residential

9118 Kittery Ln

BETHESDA, MD
$1,195,000

MLS#: MC10049474
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
3336 Sqft, 0.48 Acres
Residential

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9424 Mount Vernon Cir

ALEXANDRIA, VA
$975,000

MLS#: FX10101540
6 Bed, 3½ Bath
3504 Sqft, 0.44 Acres
Residential

4649 Q St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$949,500

MLS#: DC10096094
4 Bed, 2½ Bath
1358 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

4505 17th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$945,000

MLS#: DC10095244
5 Bed, 3 Bath
2176 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

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2325 N. Utah St

ARLINGTON, VA
$849,000

MLS#: AR10061730
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1913 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

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3800 King William Dr

OLNEY, MD
$699,900

MLS#: MC10045188
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
4050 Sqft, 0.47 Acres
Residential

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6526 Oakwood Dr

FALLS CHURCH, VA
$548,500

MLS#: FX10090289
3 Bed, 1½ Bath
1632 Sqft, 0.31 Acres
Residential

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18513 Kingshill Rd

GERMANTOWN, MD
$499,900

MLS#: MC10083878
5 Bed, 2½ Bath
2600 Sqft, 0.46 Acres
Residential

 

Dutch Colonial Style Homes in Washington DC Metro AreaOne of the more popular subtypes within the Revival movement was the Dutch Colonial Revival. Over time, the popular term reverted back to the shorter Dutch Colonial. From 1908 to 1940, the highly popular Sears Modern Homes, also known as Craftsman homes, were sold in kit form and featured a much wider array of styles than most people realize. Sears relied on customers to supply new suggestions and blueprints for emerging models and Dutch Colonial design accounted for numerous models including the Amsterdam, the Cheltenham, the Martha Washington and the Van Jean. According to Sears, a number of these Dutch-style kit homes made their way to the metropolitan area including a Martha Washington model built in DC and featured in the company's 1919 catalog.

All these years later, Dutch Colonial homes in Washington Metro are still a part of the landscape. They are readily identifiable with their sloping gambrel roofs, dormers, parapets, ornate gables and other distinct detailing. These coveted homes are scattered throughout the metropolitan area with a concentration in parts of Maryland such as Chevy Chase and Gaithersburg. While listings typically range from the high-six to low-seven figures, there are sometimes lower-priced opportunities including bungalow versions and even Dutch Colonial townhouses.

 

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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2017 at 10:04pm EST.