Georgetown Homes For Sale in Washington DC
Situated along the Potomac River, Georgetown is one of Washington, DC's most recognized names. Known for its shopping, restaurants and the Georgetown University, it is also a popular residential neighborhood. It's not one of DC's most affordable areas however, the average list price for Georgetown homes for sale in Washington DC hovers right at the million-dollar mark and tends to soar much higher. To get an idea of the higher end properties, an 1805 Federal townhouse on historic Cox's Row is currently listed at $7,900,000. The townhouse features six bedrooms, eight fireplaces and was once part of the Underground Railroad. Meanwhile, an 1875 brick and stone mansion with nine bedrooms and nine baths is listing for $9,850,000, while a detached renovated Federal tops the current list at a whopping $18,000,000.
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For those looking to stay within a tighter budget, there are some opportunities. One-bedroom condos can sometimes be found in the high $300 thousand range and there are also some rentals and co-ops to be found. There are currently around a dozen properties available in the mid-to-high six figures. New mixed-use condo developments promise to add to the densely occupied area but its doubtful that the increased supply will lower prices. The neighborhood is well known for its upscale shops and five-star restaurants. The Georgetown Business Improvement District had much to do with the commercial revitalization of the area, beginning in 1999.
Georgetown was established in 1751 and named after King George II. It was originally a shipping center, known for the lucrative tobacco trade. The town has gone through many changes over the years, including a rich blending of architectural styles. Georgian mansions and town homes came first, followed by row houses and Federal, Classical Revival and grand mansions from the Civil War era. Those styles were followed by Victorian and Queen Anne Revival. These days, the prototypical Georgetown brownstone row houses are still very much in evidence. But you'll also find more contemporary architecture as well. The neighborhood is also known for its proximity to numerous foreign embassies, many of which are housed in historically significant buildings.
Private schools in the Georgetown and the surrounding area include; Georgetown Day School, the all-girl Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, and Holy Trinity School in Georgetown. Whether living in a loft in the trendy commercial district or in a stately mansion by the river, Georgetown residents enjoy DC living at its finest. To schedule a home tour among the fascinating residential properties in Georgetown email or call our office One of our Georgetown experts will be delighted to serve you.
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Listing information last updated on February 18th, 2019 at 1:17am EST.