February 2016

Found 14 blog entries for February 2016.

16th Street Heights Map

The neighborhood of 16th Street Heights abuts popular recreational spot, Rock Creek Park, in northwest DC.  A mix of electrifying housing options are prevalent throughout the neighborhood, from elegant brick row houses to single-family detached homes to condos to semi-detached Tudor style architecture.  The American Craftsman-style can be seen here as well.  Some of the homes are very large and statuesque.  Several bus lines serve residents who commute to downtown DC, or it’s a straight shot to drive down 16th Street to the White House and other central business areas of the city.

16th Street Heights is bounded by Georgia Avenue to the east, Rock Creek Park to the west, Military Road to the north and Arkansas Avenue to the south.  Although homes date

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nationals park - dc capitol riverfront neighborhood   

The Capitol Riverfront neighborhood in DC has become one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city.  It features one-and-a-half miles of prime riverfront property stretching north to the U.S. Capitol.  The vibrant, new mixed-use community and riverfront destination has made it!  Thanks to baseball, the area around the Washington Nationals ballpark is transforming and seeing a rise in real estate development.  The area has turned into a desirable, and thriving, neighborhood, since the Metrorail Green Line opened its Navy Yard Metro Station in the 1990s.  Ever since, the U.S. Navy and the Department of Transportation have moved its federal workers to new headquarters in the Navy Yard complex.  Retail and other services soon followed.

The Capitol

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10eleven dc

Luxury and location come together in the urban home market for 10Eleven, a new condominium development in DC’s Logan Circle neighborhood.  The 71 luxury units of 10Eleven feature a 9-story classic design building with modern interior style in the heart of one of DC’s most popular neighborhoods.  Located at 1011 M Street, NW, residents of 10Eleven are within walking distance to five Metro Stations, three blocks south of Logan Circle, and two blocks north of the new CityCenter shopping and restaurant venue.  The development is adjacent to highly desirable neighborhoods, such as Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, Penn Quarter, and 14th and U Streets.  Restaurants, cafes, bars, unique shops, entertainment, and high-end fitness centers are steps from this

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bryan school lofts

Capitol Hill is full of historic buildings, and one trend that has become more pronounced in recent years on Capitol Hill is the repurposing of historic schoolhouses into converted luxury condominiums and townhomes.  The blend of the old with the new is appealing for urban dwellers who honor traditional facades and update home interiors.  The buildings celebrate traditional elements while recognizing a preference for contemporary upgrades and luxury.  We put the spotlight on a few classic former schoolhouses on Capitol Hill, and present historic buildings with sophisticated living for homebuyers seeking boutique condos and townhouses in a central location.  Capitol Hill is walking distance to several Metro Stations, the U.S. Capitol and congressional

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circa at foggy bottom

Foggy Bottom is one of the oldest neighborhoods in DC, dating back to the late 18th and 19th centuries.  It is nestled between the White House and Georgetown, just south of Dupont Circle.  It is located west of downtown DC in the northwest quadrant of the city.  There are many neighborhood landmarks, luxury residential developments, and transportation options.  The Foggy Bottom-GWU Washington Metro Station on the Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines conveniently serves residents of Foggy Bottom.  The Circulator bus has two routes of service to Foggy Bottom, but most residents choose to walk to their jobs, evening social events and recreational activities.  This upscale neighborhood is walking distance to the national Memorials and Smithsonian Museums. 


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greetings from alexandria va

The city of Alexandria, Virginia is a residential hub for Washingtonians located directly across the Potomac River from DC.  Today Alexandria offers two diverse and unique geographic areas, the East End and West End.  The boundary of Alexandria’s East End and West End is Quaker Lane, the north-south road in the center that divides the two parts of Alexandria.

East End Alexandria
The East End comprises everything in Alexandria east of Quaker Lane, including neighborhoods such as Del Ray, Old Town, and Potomac Yard.  The East End has many eating, shopping and entertainment destinations. Most of the residences in the East End were built before 1965.  The average homeowner in the East End pays their taxes and receives all of their services from City

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lake barcroft falls church va

Vacation living inside the Beltway is every commuter’s fantasy, and residents in Lake Barcroft appreciate a short commute to downtown DC, and recreational activities on the privately owned lake in their community set in tranquil surroundings.  Residents in Lake Barcroft in Fairfax County, Virginia live close to the water, allowing them to canoe, sail or fish in the evenings or weekends.  Most residents own a canoe, small sailboat or electric powered boat.  Lake Barcroft is located south of Falls Church, west of Seven Corners and Bailey’s Crossroad; Sleepy Hollow Road is to the northwest, Columbia Pike is to the south, and Leesburg Pike to the east.  East Falls Church is the closest Metro Station just three miles away.  The Seven Corners Shopping area is

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Stonegate is an established community in Alexandria, Virginia’s West End neighborhood composed of five separate nicely landscaped neighborhoods, with one garden-style condominium community and four small townhouse communities.  Stonegate’s convenient location is just north of I-395, which is an easy access both to downtown DC and northern Virginia.  Stonegate straddles two sides of West Braddock Road between North Van Dorn Street and Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria campus.  All of the individual communities are designated as Stonegate with one sign at the entrance of the community.

Stonegate’s location is attractive to homebuyers, near Northern Virginia Community College, Route 7, Route 395, Fort Ward Park and Civil War Museum, and

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The 5th hottest neighborhood in the country for home sales in 2016 is DC’s own Mount Pleasant according to the real estate firm, Redfin.  Factors in the rankings included the neighborhood’s ratio of homes sold to homes listed, Redfin’s user searches, and number of properties sold above their asking prices.  Mount Pleasant lies adjacent to Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights, with restaurants, shops, and nightlife.  Redfin named Chicago’s Ukrainian Village as the number one hottest neighborhood in the United States.  Mount Pleasant is bounded by Rock Creek Park to the north and west; and Harvard Street, NW, and the Adams Morgan neighborhood to the south; and 16th Street, NW, and the Columbia Heights neighborhood to the east.

While would-be homebuyers are

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Ontario 17 Adams Morgan

Ontario 17, a new boutique condominium building in Adams Morgan with high-end touches is over 70 percent sold out.  It sits on the former site of the historic Ontario Theater.  The building features 80 luxury condos, retail on the ground floor and sophisticated historic finishes from the original theater site.  Adams Morgan is the heart of one of DC’s most eclectic neighborhoods, offering a mix of popular international restaurants, retail and legendary nightlife venues.  The area is within walking distance of the Columbia Heights Metro, Dupont Circle, and the U Street Corridor, and several major bus lines.  Adams Morgan is well known as a culturally diverse arts-inspired community and popular weekend destination.

The neighborhood of Adams Morgan is full

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