Washington DC Single Family Homes For Sale

Washington DC single family homes for sale are exactly as they sound: individual homes as opposed to apartments or condos. There can be one tricky exception to the rule and that lies in the rules of deeds or ownership - row houses can be deeded either way. For the sake of simplicity however, let’s look at single family homes in the DC area in the most obviously defined way – those charming stand-alone structures with lawns and space all around them. They can come in many sizes, shapes, styles and eras, from grand old mansions to small bungalows, from traditional Colonial architecture to strikingly modern structures.

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4400 Garfield St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$9,995,000

MLS#: 1000322218
8 Bed, 10 Bath
12000 Sqft, 0.51 Acres
Residential

2804-2806 Q St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$9,850,000

MLS#: DCDC400952
7 Bed, 9 Bath
10982 Sqft, 0.13 Acres
Residential

3101 Chain Bridge Rd Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$8,150,000

MLS#: 1000215938
7 Bed, 9½ Bath
11624 Sqft, 0.36 Acres
Residential

4934 Indian Ln Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$6,995,000

MLS#: DCDC401562
8 Bed, 7½ Bath
10500 Sqft, 0.53 Acres
Residential

4880 Glenbrook Rd Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$6,495,000

MLS#: DCDC423246
6 Bed, 7½ Bath
7800 Sqft, 0.86 Acres
Residential

2728 32nd St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$6,200,000

MLS#: DCDC431854
6 Bed, 7 Bath
8350 Sqft, 0.48 Acres
Residential

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2303 Bancroft Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$5,995,000

MLS#: DCDC402788
5 Bed, 6 Bath
6462 Sqft, 0.1 Acres
Residential

4 Thompson Cir Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$5,995,000

MLS#: DCDC425282
6 Bed, 7½ Bath
9245 Sqft, 0.35 Acres
Residential

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4406 W St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,999,000

MLS#: DCDC429740
5 Bed, 6 Bath
6159 Sqft, 0.19 Acres
Residential

2733 35th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,895,000

MLS#: DCDC100363
5 Bed, 6½ Bath
6997 Sqft, 0.3 Acres
Residential

3016 University Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,850,000

MLS#: DCDC425856
6 Bed, 7 Bath
7440 Sqft, 0.51 Acres
Residential

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3212 Garfield St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,500,000

MLS#: DCDC426534
6 Bed, 6 Bath
7058 Sqft, 0.22 Acres
Residential

2829 Tilden St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,495,000

MLS#: 1000842586
7 Bed, 6½ Bath
6185 Sqft, 0.76 Acres
Residential

4101 Linnean Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,495,000

MLS#: DCDC423898
7 Bed, 8 Bath
9800 Sqft, 0.53 Acres
Residential

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2845 Mcgill Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,450,000

MLS#: 1003295047
5 Bed, 5½ Bath
8890 Sqft, 0.26 Acres
Residential

 

Washington DC Single-Family Homes For SaleThe District of Columbia’s original architect, Pierre Charles L’Enfant, began designing the city in 1791. The earliest homes in the area predated even that period, mostly built as summer or farm homes. Today, there isn’t much left in the way of the earliest DC homes but there are quite a few dating back to the mid-1800’s and many more from the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s. Architectural styles from the period include Colonial, Victorian, Federal, Regency, Tudor, and revival styles including Classic, Mediterranean and Dutch. American Craftsman, also known as Sears Roebuck homes were sold in kit form and known for their affordability. Between 1908 and 1940, Sears shipped 75,000 of them out to various parts of the country.

Not all Washington DC single family homes are historic of course, construction has continued right up until today. The Cape Cod style began appearing in the 1940’s and the Colonial-style never went away – it’s probably the most common single family home style in DC. Ramblers are also mentioned often, normally referred to as ranch-style in other parts of the country. Contemporary architecture is also popular in certain pockets of the district, most notably in affluent northwestern neighborhoods. As would be expected, home sale prices enjoy a very wide range, from foreclosures and truly distressed properties that can be purchased for under a hundred thousand to mansions soaring high into the seven figures.

There are a number of neighborhoods in Washington DC characterized by single family homes and they’re not only in the suburbs. Detached homes are prominent in epicenter communities such as Capitol Hill, Dupont Circle, Observatory Circle, Logan Circle and Massachusetts Avenue Heights. Enclaves like Georgetown, Chevy Chase and the Palisades are also known for single family homes, as are outlying neighborhoods such as Spring Valley, Hillcrest and Kent. Some neighborhoods tend to be more expensive than others for a variety of reasons. Riggs Park near the Maryland border has a predominance of single family homes and quiet, tree-lined streets. According to Zillow, the average list price is $287,500. On the other side of the spectrum is Berkeley, with a median list price of $2,095,000. Regardless of price, there are factors to consider, from schools to public transportation to retail options. And fortunately, there are a lot of homes and neighborhoods to choose from.

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Listing information last updated on August 19th, 2019 at 9:30pm EDT.