Cathedral Heights

Blog posts about real estate in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood

Found 11 blog entries about Cathedral Heights.

the colonnade - 2801 new mexico avenue nw

Surrounded by tall trees and mature landscaping, The Colonnade is sometimes described as one of DC’s leafy, best addresses. Originally built in the 1960s, the property still retains its original charm and sophistication, while at the same time relishing in its more modern appeal.

As one of the area’s “Best Addresses” today, the iconic property has been a favorite of DC’s elite for generations. Ever since it opened decades ago, lawmakers, journalists and high-profile families have made a home for themselves in The Colonnade. It’s said Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor even once lived in the building.

Located in Cathedral Heights, The Colonnade was originally designed with high ceilings, wood floors and solid plaster walls. Some of

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cathedral crest - fulton st nw dc

For urban vibes in a suburban setting, consider the modern condos of Cathedral Crest. Located in Cathedral Heights, this newer construction property is made up of two buildings, each of which houses six condominiums.

The boutique-like setting and surrounding neighborhood are no doubt a big part of the allure of moving to the property. Newer construction is rare in the neighborhood, but Cathedral Crest fills the void as it mixes with single-family homes, rowhouses, apartments, condos and co-ops.

This part of DC not only offers a quiet and peaceful setting, but it also offers easy access to countless restaurants and shops, especially along Wisconsin Avenue. While a majority of the units are more traditional condos, four of the available units

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 the colonnade - 2801 New Mexico Ave NW

For full-service living in Cathedral Heights, The Colonnade still boasts a strong and commanding presence in the DC area. This well-established building has been a staple in the neighborhood for decades, first constructed in the mid-1960s.

While significantly less well known than the Watergate, The Colonnade has been home to countless past residents with strong connections to the political world. While its reputation is no doubt impressive, it’s perhaps the location and added amenities that put this full-service building over the top.

Surrounded by parkland, added luxuries of The Colonnade start with its large marble lobby. Residents of the complex are treated to the luxury of valet service, doormen and concierge service. As well, residents are

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the colonnade - 2801 new mexico ave nw dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Matt Koerber represented the buyer of a condo at The Colonnade located at 2801 New Mexico Avenue NW #704, Washington, DC 20007 in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR+Den | 1 BA | 1,416 SF and closed on March 15th, 2019 for $555,000 | $392 SF. One underground parking space conveyed with this transaction.

This spacious corner condo features generously sized rooms, refinished floors, high ceilings and built-ins. A corner balcony provides private outdoor space to enjoy the serenity of the bucolic Cathedral Heights neighborhood. Amenities at The Colonnade are second to none and include a 24-hour concierge, pool, fitness center, library, party room, underground parking and more.

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the westchester - 3900 & 4000 cathedral ave nw dc

Elegantly perched high atop one of the city’s highest points, The Westchester presents a grand lifestyle. This historic DC cooperative was originally constructed in the early 1930s. The former home of US congressmen, judges and senators, the property is now part of DC’s Best Addresses.

Originally planned for eight buildings, only five buildings went up. Never the less this still made it Washington’s largest luxury apartment house of its time. Now decades later, more than 500 apartments grace the five buildings of this fully owned cooperative complex.

Elegant residential options here range from studios to four-bedroom units. Some of the graciously designed apartments include such grand features as 12-foot ceilings and sunken living rooms.

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the cathedral avenue co-op - 4101 cathedral ave nw dc

With a prime address in Cathedral Heights, the Cathedral Avenue Cooperative offers up a mix of apartment homes just a short walk from everything. Not far from Washington Cathedral or American University, the co-op sits in a quiet area, yet remains close to the many offerings of the surrounding city.

Found just off Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues, the property is part of Northwest DC, but it’s also a desirable distance away from many other neighborhoods in the DC area, from downtown to Georgetown and Friendship Heights. It’s also an easy walk from just about everything, from grocery stores and restaurants to local shops.

One of James Goode’s Best Addresses in Washington, The Cathedral building first opened in the early 1960s, later converted

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3900 watson place - washington dc

With large balconies and a pet-friendly atmosphere, 3900 Watson Place delivers an impressive setting in the quiet Cathedral Heights neighborhood. The co-op is actually made up of two adjacent buildings, totaling more than 140 residential units.

The various floor plans within the buildings often include two-bedrooms and two-baths, sometimes with around 1,200 square feet of living space. Each unit within the property additionally allows for large windows and an oversized balcony or terrace, adding the option of desirable outdoor space.

The park-like grounds make the property even more desirable for pet owners, as 3900 Watson Place sits upon more than five acres of desirable green space. Additional available amenities include a fitness room and

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the colonnade - 2801 new mexico avenue nw dc

DC Condo Boutique team member Fleur Howgill represented the buyer of a condo at The Colonnade, located at 2801 New Mexico Avenue NW #516, Washington, DC 20007 in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood. This condo features 1 BR / 2 BA / 1,110 SF and closed on May 22nd, 2018 for $518,000 / $467 SF.

This well-renovated condo at the Colonnade features a large master suite and a smaller 2nd bedroom that can also be used as a home office. Amenities at The Colonnade include a heated pool, gym, sauna, valet parking and a doorman. The Colonnade is located at the corner of New Mexico Avenue and Tunlaw Road in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood. Residents enjoy walking and exercising in the Glover Archbold Park which is located directly across the street from The

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The Westchester Cooperative - 3900 & 4000 Cathedral Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016

The Westchester co-operative, designed by highly regarded architect Harvey Warwick, harks back to a time of refined elegance. An elegant and comfortable place to call home, The Westchester was built in 1931 on one of the highest points in the city and is included among James Goode’s “Best Addresses.”

The Westchester is a luxury complex of two buildings with over 500 grand residences, ranging from studios to four bedrooms. Many co-op apartments have views overlooking the National Cathedral, Glover Park, or city views. The gracious common spaces and landscaped gardens set the bar high for sophisticated living in DC.

The development includes on-premise amenities such as a market, well-appointed lobby, fitness center, dining room, on-site parking,

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Washington National Cathedral is considered to be a national house of prayer for all people, and its beauty has earned it a #3 spot by the American Institute of Architects’ list of favorite architecture.  The idea for a national cathedral dates all the way back to President George Washington.  In 1893, Congress granted a charter to the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of DC to build a Cathedral for national purposes.  President Benjamin Harrison signed into law what is now known as the Washington National Cathedral.  The Cathedral was then built on the highest point in DC.  It is an impressive soaring structure in a Neo-Gothic style with architectural sculpture, woodcarving, gargoyles, mosaics and over 200 stained glass windows.

The Washington

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