Split Foyer Style Homes in Washington DC Metro Area

Split Foyer homes in the Washington metropolitan area are often lumped together with split level and bi-level homes. While they're part of a common grouping and architectural era, there are some differences. The split foyer designation is quite literal – the front door entrance opens into a foyer with a short set of stairs going up and one going down. Split foyers can also be called split entry homes and often have only one true or improved level on the upper level with a fully-finished basement representing the lower level.

The post-war baby boomer generation brought a burst of building activity in Washington Metro, Split foyer homes presented the opportunity for more living space than Rambler homes which arrived on the scene around the same time. Split foyer homes often presented only one or one and a half levels from the street, with both floors visible from the rear. In other words, these homes are commonly built on a slope or uneven ground. In some cases, the lower level will offer half-windows at the front ground level or full windows facing into landscaping or exterior window wells. For more information about split foyer style homes in Washington DC metro area, call us tody!

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Photo of Listing #FX10201681

321 Walker Rd

GREAT FALLS, VA
$1,850,000

MLS#: FX10201681
5 Bed, 3 Bath
1456 Sqft, 8.12 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #AR10271711

4219 Lorcom Ln

ARLINGTON, VA
$1,228,900

MLS#: AR10271711
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3050 Sqft, 0.57 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10232365

4621 Blagden Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,195,000

MLS#: DC10232365
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3720 Sqft, 0.17 Acres
Residential

2915 George Mason Dr N

ARLINGTON, VA
$1,075,000

MLS#: AR10298373
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3374 Sqft, 0.25 Acres
Residential

6192 Hardy Dr

MCLEAN, VA
$995,000

MLS#: FX10286093
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3000 Sqft, 0.24 Acres
Residential

910 Dalebrook Dr

ALEXANDRIA, VA
$953,000

MLS#: FX10290367
6 Bed, 3 Bath
3172 Sqft, 0.29 Acres
Residential

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932 Dead Run Dr

MCLEAN, VA
$939,000

MLS#: FX10252044
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2360 Sqft, 0.55 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #FX10298389

1208 Forestwood Dr

MCLEAN, VA
$935,000

MLS#: FX10298389
5 Bed, 3 Bath
1648 Sqft, 0.4 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #FX10298984

6636 Byrns Pl

MCLEAN, VA
$925,000

MLS#: FX10298984
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3500 Sqft, 0.34 Acres
Residential

7810 14th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$899,999

MLS#: DC10278879
4 Bed, 2½ Bath
2230 Sqft, 0.15 Acres
Residential

5100 Burke Dr

ALEXANDRIA, VA
$899,000

MLS#: FX10295586
5 Bed, 2½ Bath
4474 Sqft, 0.46 Acres
Residential

1636 Warner Ave

MCLEAN, VA
$897,000

MLS#: FX10290098
5 Bed, 3 Bath
1344 Sqft, 0.26 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #FX10126786

6807 Springfield Dr

LORTON, VA
$869,999

MLS#: FX10126786
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2444 Sqft, 5.1 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #FX10268471

9011 Stoneleigh Ct

FAIRFAX, VA
$869,900

MLS#: FX10268471
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2820 Sqft, 0.46 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #FX10285749

3504 Prosperity Ave

FAIRFAX, VA
$849,900

MLS#: FX10285749
5 Bed, 3 Bath
1456 Sqft, 1 Acre
Residential

 

Split Foyer Style Homes in Washington DC Metro AreaSplit foyer homes don't necessarily have to be single-unit detached dwellings. You'll also find townhouses and duplexes in the Washington metropolitan area making use of split foyers as central access points for multiple units. The vast majority of split foyer listings in the region can be found throughout suburban neighborhoods in Maryland and Northern Virginia with some exceptions in DC suburbs like Forest Hills and Hillcrest. While they came into fashion as practical solutions for expanding suburban family life, you'll also find some decidedly upscale versions in affluent communities such as Bethesda, Great Falls, McLean and Potomac.

One of the results of the sustained real estate recovery in the Washington metropolitan area is a tightening of inventory. At the same time, the population continues to grow. Split foyer homes admittedly began falling out of style as the 20th century came to a close but there has been a recent resurgence in very recent years. Some point to a new revival trend in mid-century architecture while others say it's simply a factor of supply and demand. Whatever the case, there's a healthy stock of split foyer homes ranging from very low six figures all the way into the million dollar range.

 

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Listing information last updated on July 23rd, 2018 at 9:48am EDT.