Pleasant Plains

Pleasant Plains is a neighborhood located in the NW Quadrant of Washington, DC and is home to Howard University.  In addition to the university, the community features residential east-west running streets between Georgia Avenue and Sherman Street that are lined with row houses.  A planned Town Center at Georgia Avenue and V Street would offer a significant makeover for this section of the neighborhood.

The borders of Pleasant Plains are generally recognized as Harvard Street to the north,  McMillan Reservoir, 4th Street and 5th Street to the east, Florida Avenue to the south and Sherman Avenue to the west.  Neighborhoods bordering Pleasant Plains include Columbia Heights, LeDroit Park, Park View and Shaw.

Pleasant Plains Homes And Condos For Sale

Pleasant Plains Homes And Condos For Sale February 21, 2024
12
Listed
115
Avg. DOM
$616.50
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$775,000
Med. List Price
12 Properties
$1,200,000
Neighborhood: Ledroit Park
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,698
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
29
Days on Site
DCDC2125896
MLS
$900,000
Neighborhood: Columbia Heights
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,906
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
906
Days on Site
DCDC2010738
MLS
$800,000
Neighborhood: Ledroit Park
2
Beds
2
Baths
938
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
31
Days on Site
DCDC2125620
MLS
$799,000
Neighborhood: Shaw
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,060
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
34
Days on Site
DCDC2125300
MLS
$775,000
Neighborhood: Shaw
2
Beds
2
Baths
966
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
167
Days on Site
DCDC2110644
MLS
$775,000
Neighborhood: Ledroit Park
4
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,676
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
49
Days on Site
DCDC2121820
MLS
$775,000
Neighborhood: Ledroit Park
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,887
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
7
Days on Site
DCDC2121822
MLS
$749,000
Condo: Columbia Heights
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,080
Sq.Ft.
1912
Year Built
100
Days on Site
DCDC2119300
MLS
Open 2/25
535 Gresham Place NW Washington,  DC 20001
$749,000
Neighborhood: Columbia Heights
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,620
Sq.Ft.
1913
Year Built
1
Day on Site
DCDC2129442
MLS
$535,000
Neighborhood: U Street Corridor
1
Beds
1
Baths
880
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
5
Days on Site
DCDC2121770
MLS
$515,000
Neighborhood: U Street Corridor
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,179
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
27
Days on Site
DCDC2125906
MLS
$489,000
Neighborhood: Shaw
1
Beds
1
Baths
664
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
35
Days on Site
DCDC2124400
MLS
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