Tenleytown is a historic neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Washington, DC, that combines the feel of a high-end suburb with urban amenities such as dining and retail options conveniently located so residents can easily get around on foot.
Originally named for an 18th century area tavern owner, John Tennally, the area is also home to the site of the highest point in Washington, Point Reno, and to nearly all of the District's radio and television towers. Fort Reno was a Civil War fort that helped protect the Capital against invasions, proving to be a critical lookout point from its high altitude. Read more about Tenleytown real estate.
Magnificent Views From 520 Sf Terrace. 4000 Sf Of Exceptional Living Space. Level 1 - Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Den/bedroom, Full Bath. Level 2 - 2 Master Bedroom Suites With Walk-ins And Full Bath. (one Suite Originally 2 Separate Bedrooms.) Wal...
Chic And Spacious. 3 Lvls And 2334 Sqft Of Elegance In This Tenley Hill Th Style Condo. Light-filled W Great View Of Ft. Reno Park. Gourmet Kitchen With Wolf Range, Hidden Refrigerator And Dishwasher. 10' Ceilings, Hdw Floors, Built-ins, Recessed Lighting, ...
Handsome Colonial Set Back From Street - 3200 Sq Ft! 4 Fin Levels Sited On A 6k Sq Ft Level, Fenced Lot. Foyer, Generous Lr, Dr, Ts Kit, Fr & Pr On Main. 5brs, 3.5bas Plus An Au Pair Suite On The Ll. 4brs & 2fbs Up. Fixed Stairs To Attic (5th Br, Playroom, ...
Beautiful 3 Br, 2.5 Ba Colonial On An Expansive Corner Lot. Interior Features Include Open Living Spaces, Oak Wood Flrs, A Wood-burning Fireplace, & A Sunroom. Finished Lower Level W/ A Separate Entrance, A Spacious Rec Room, Full Ba, & A Laundry Room. Exte...
Today, Tenleytown properties combine a mix of architectural options ranging from small Victorians to duplexes and rowhouses as well as bungalows and center-hall Colonials. Cityline and Tenley Hill, two condo developments, round out the housing stock which also includes rentals. Tenleytown schools are one of the area's best kept secrets, acclaimed as some of the best in the city. Private schools such as Sidwell Friends (the Obama girls attend) and Georgetown Day School are nearby.
The Tenleytown-AU stop on the Washington Metro Red Line serves Tenleytown and adjacent American University Park, although the majority of the AU campus is southwest of the station.
Tenleytown boundaries include Garrison Street to the north, Upton Street to the south with Wisconsin Avenue and Reno Road to the west and east respectively.
Tenleytown is a neighborhood in upper northwest DC that blends a quiet residential setting with a bustling urban center. Tenleytown enjoys far-reaching views, and is a great neighborhood to live, work and discover with a range of entertainment, art galleries, athletics and social events. Beautiful tree-lined streets plus great transit access attracts homebuyers to this part of town. From families to young professionals or older couples, Tenleytown offers large single-family homes, modes... Read More
Tenleytown has beautiful tree-lined streets and great transit access in this corner of upper northwest DC, where the entire neighborhood is within walking distance of the Metro Station at Tenleytown-AU on the Red Line and buses run on regular schedules on Wisconsin Avenue. The Tenleytown enclave is among the best public-transit friendly neighborhoods in DC. The Beltway is a 10-minute drive north, and nearby MacArthur Boulevard and Chain Bridge can easily access northern Virginia. The a... Read More
Fort Reno Park, a park in the Tenleytown neighborhood of northwest DC, is the highest point in DC, and was engaged in the only Civil War battle to happen in the city. While the tallest structure in DC is the Washington Monument at 555 feet above sea level, the highest elevation is centered at Fort Reno Park at 409 feet tall. Fort Reno is located across the street from Woodrow Wilson High School in northwest DC.The highest point in the city was used in 1861 by civil engineers to construc... Read More
A rarity in upper Northwest DC, Tenley Hill luxury town homes are part of the condo boutique in a mixed-use building that includes offices and retail on the ground floor and residential living above, and located in an upscale neighborhood a block away from the Metro Station. The commercial space fronts busy Wisconsin Avenue, yet the residential entrance is on a quiet side street. The luxury town homes in the 5-story building have exterior bays of wood and glass that reflects the archite... Read More
Tenleytown in Northwest D.C. is a desirable location for Washingtonians who commute downtown on the Metro Red Line. Set amid restaurants and shopping on Wisconsin Avenue, the neighborhood of Tenleytown is well known for sophisticated in-town housing. One mixed-use residential gem, the Cityline at Tenley, is a 204-unit condominium building at 4500 Wisconsin Avenue set on a historic property across the street from a Whole Foods Market, Starbucks, CVS drugstore, restaurants and shops.The f... Read More
The most expensive condo to sell in the District during August 2012 was in Georgetown at Washington Harbour Condos located at 3030 K St NW, 304, Washington, DC. This 2 BR / 2.5 BA / 2,249 SF condo includes one parking space. The selling price was $1.33M / $591 SF, which was 89 of the asking price.
Congratulations to Gigi Winston of Winston Real Estate for closing the most expensive condo sale in the District in August 2012.
Honorable mention for the second most expensive DC co... Read More
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Listing information last updated on August 20th, 2018 at 2:57pm EDT.