Crestwood

Crestwood Washington DC Real Estate

Crestwood is a residential neighborhood located on upper 16th Street in the Northwest Quadrant of Washington, DC. It is known as the Gold Coast for its affluent majority black residents. The area is conveniently located about 15 minutes from both Downtown DC and Silver Spring, Maryland.  Crestwood is the first residential neighborhood heading north on 16th Street with homes and lawns.

The first homes in Crestwood were built in 1910 and the community continued to develop in a piecemeal basis over the next forty years.  The streets in Crestwood have been named for famous Americans including Senator William Boyd Allison,  President James Buchanan and Naval hero Stephen Decatur.

Crestwood is bordered on three sides by Rock Creek Park and 16th Street to the east.  It is located near the Georgia Avenue-Petworth and Columbia Heights metro stops on the Green line and Van Ness-UDC on the Red line.

Crestwood Homes For Sale

Crestwood Homes For Sale January 31, 2023
3
Listed
81
Avg. DOM
$421.12
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,825,000
Med. List Price
3 Properties
$2,200,000
Neighborhood: Crestwood
9
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
7,248
Sq.Ft.
1921
Year Built
113
Days on Site
DCDC2070694
MLS
"Find out RIGHT NOW how you may qualify for UP TO 2% below market interest rates!" Gorgeous Victorian home on a large corner lot in NW DC! Over 7300 sq ft of living space will have you not wanting to...
Open 2/5
1621 Webster St NW Washington,  DC 20011
$1,825,000
Neighborhood: Crestwood
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,126
Sq.Ft.
1921
Year Built
29
Days on Site
DCDC2079000
MLS
Welcome to what is arguably the most astonishing and meticulously curated home in Washington. As you enter 1621 Webster Street NW, you are immediately greeted with an un-compromised open design...
$1,499,900
Neighborhood: Crestwood
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,989
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
104
Days on Site
DCDC2070468
MLS
Price reduced $50k! Amazing value for the neighborhood. Bright and spacious 5 bedroom 4 bath residence on a corner lot in sought after Crestwood. Unexpected size with well over 4,000 sqft on 3 levels...
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