Garden Style Condos in Washington DC Metro Area

Originally, garden style homes in Washington Metro had a fairly specific definition. They tended to be communities built during the World War II era, designed for affordable living options at a time when the need for homes was ever increasing. Often made up of a series of brick low-rise buildings (1-4 floors) with connecting paths through and around landscaped areas, these apartment rentals were ripe for condo conversions during the post-war era. More recently, garden-style homes have become more of a general catch phrase and can include almost any multi-unit building within shouting distance of a blade of grass. For more information on Garden style condos in Washington DC, call (202) 798-3600 for more information.

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3329 Prospect St Nw #4

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,500,000

MLS#: DC9774684
2 Bed, 2 Bath
2200 Sqft
Residential

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2516 Q St Nw #q303

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,249,900

MLS#: DC9835446
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
2500 Sqft
Residential

4230 34th St

MOUNT RAINIER, MD
$1,800,000

MLS#: PG9653173
14544 Sqft, 0.48 Acres
Multi-Family

819 D St Ne #34ph

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,599,900

MLS#: DC9877628
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
2315 Sqft
Residential

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710 Maryland Ave Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,595,000

MLS#: DC9860538
2656 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Multi-Family

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710 Maryland Ave Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,595,000

MLS#: DC9873772
5 Bed, 5 Bath
2656 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

1602 Vermont Ave Nw #1

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,479,000

MLS#: DC9885954
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1950 Sqft
Residential

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1610 Queen St N #248

ARLINGTON, VA
$1,465,000

MLS#: AR9896097
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1882 Sqft
Residential

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1918 11th St Nw #b

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,425,000

MLS#: DC9869973
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1660 Sqft
Residential

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1700 Clarendon Blvd #148

ARLINGTON, VA
$1,350,000

MLS#: AR9839965
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1882 Sqft
Residential

45 Rhode Island Ave Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,350,000

MLS#: DC9847480
2464 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Multi-Family

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2001 19th St Nw #4

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,350,000

MLS#: DC9890860
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
2314 Sqft
Residential

514 4th Street Se Se #203

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,329,900

MLS#: DC9869515
3 Bed, 3 Bath
1665 Sqft
Residential

 

Garden Style Condos in Washington DC Metro AreaOne of the acknowledged fathers of the garden-style trend was Gustave Ring, a noted DC developer who recognized the growing need for housing during the lead-up to WWII. In 1935, Ring secured FHA funding and built Colonial Village in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. With over 1,000 eventual units, this pleasant community with trails and walkways became the model for many subsequent garden-style developments. Garden communities often combined multi-level structures with side-by-side two-story duplexes that were later suitable as affordable townhouse conversions.

Over time, the term garden-style came to mean different things in the Washington metropolitan area. It could be a huge complex or a single building, it could indicate a shrub-lined walkway from the street or a central courtyard. Some garden-style buildings included community vegetable gardens and some simply offered ground level patios for individual units. Some of today's luxury condos have rooftop gardens and some old row house condos offer a spot outside the door with room for a chair and a plant or two – voila, you have your garden style home.

If you browse Washington Metro listings it will become apparent that garden style homes make up a large segment of available properties. In fact, of all the subtypes, only Colonial homes offer a larger slice of the pie. Garden style homes can be found in most neighborhoods in some form or fashion and also come with a very wide range of prices. From monthly rentals to entire buildings for sale, and from starter condos a seven-figure three-bedroom unit at Alexandria's exclusive Liberty Row, garden style homes represent an enduring Washington tradition.

 

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Listing information last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 10:12am EDT.