Cathedral Heights Real Estate, Washington DC

Located in northwestern Washington, DC, Cathedral is a small neighborhood with amorphous boundaries, often associated with Cathedral Heights. There are local residents who will fiercely argue specific differences for the neighborhoods and even more people who say that’s nonsense—it’s simply two names for the same place.

Compounding the confusion is the number of maps that seem to indicate geographical differences—Cathedral as having a smaller square shape bordering Glover Archbold Park to the west, with the “Heights” neighborhood having a larger and more elongated shape with the same park running down its spine. How can we ever get to the bottom of this morass? Perhaps it’s not really necessary—what is certain is that the enclave is named for the nearby Washington National Cathedral, and when it comes to real estate, Cathedral Heights condos for sale mostly dominate the marketplace, but also some wonderful old single-family homes. You won’t find a huge inventory of active Cathedral Heights real estate listings however, nor is there much in the way of local retail, at least within the smaller definition of boundaries. Check out what's available below, or call District Partners at Compass today for more info about other Washington DC real estate.

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3220 Idaho Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,495,000

MLS#: DC10177833
5 Bed, 5½ Bath
4526 Sqft, 0.62 Acres
Residential

4200 Massachusetts Ave Nw #414

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,669,900

MLS#: DC10265044
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
2734 Sqft
Residential

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3831 Cathedral Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,549,000

MLS#: DC10229277
6 Bed, 4 Bath
2763 Sqft, 0.09 Acres
Residential

3917 Watson Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,425,000

MLS#: DC10252663
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
3404 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10265589

2820 39th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,425,000

MLS#: DC10265589
4 Bed, 4½ Bath
2634 Sqft, 0.09 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10218059

3818 Klingle Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,289,000

MLS#: DC10218059
3 Bed, 3½ Bath
3030 Sqft, 0.07 Acres
Residential

4320 Westover Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,179,000

MLS#: DC10256466
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2028 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

4286 Massachusetts Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,130,000

MLS#: DC10245598
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
2718 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

3900 Watson Pl Nw #a -g1b/c

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,100,000

MLS#: DC10252513
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2400 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10256124

4454 Westover Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,089,000

MLS#: DC10256124
3 Bed, 4½ Bath
2700 Sqft, 0.03 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10155763

4362 Westover Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,069,000

MLS#: DC10155763
3 Bed, 4½ Bath
2032 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10276454

4405 Sedgwick St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,065,000

MLS#: DC10276454
4 Bed, 2½ Bath
2046 Sqft, 0.15 Acres
Residential

4307 Westover Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,049,000

MLS#: DC10250746
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1998 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

4348 Westover Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,040,000

MLS#: DC10256132
3 Bed, 3½ Bath
2066 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10277700

2801nw New Mexico Ave Nw #1009

WASHINGTON, DC
$989,000

MLS#: DC10277700
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1737 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10275750

2801 New Mexico Ave Nw #808

WASHINGTON, DC
$969,000

MLS#: DC10275750
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1554 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10240669

4280 Massachusetts Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$950,000

MLS#: DC10240669
3 Bed, 3 Bath
1998 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10161746

3900 Cathedral Ave Nw #804a

WASHINGTON, DC
$899,000

MLS#: DC10161746
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1625 Sqft
Residential

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4200 Massachusetts Ave Nw #306

WASHINGTON, DC
$895,000

MLS#: DC10022954
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
2129 Sqft
Residential

4357 Embassy Park Dr Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$875,000

MLS#: DC10232179
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2276 Sqft, 0.02 Acres
Residential

3231 Sutton Pl Nw #c

WASHINGTON, DC
$835,000

MLS#: DC10271153
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
1628 Sqft
Residential

Cathedral Heights (Washington DC) Neighborhood Information

Real estate for sale in Cathedral Heights generally has a median list price of around $300,000 but that fluctuates due to the smallish active inventory. Average prices are also influenced by small studio and one-bedroom units at places like The Westchester—a giant historic cooperative built in 1931, located at 4000 Cathedral Avenue. This grand old building even has its own eponymously named restaurant on the ground floor!

What You'll Find on the Cathedral Heights Real Estate Market

While the Cathedral Heights neighborhood is mostly known for old brick structures like Alban Tower, the Idaho, the Warrick, the Westchester and the Worland, there is signs of new progress on the horizon. Cathedral Commons is a mixed-use development project at the corner of Idaho and Newark that will offer 137 apartments, eight townhomes and a Giant grocery. 

No matter the name, Cathedral Heights offers an intriguing, if somewhat limited, mixture of mostly old homes for sale, along with the possibility of both residential and commercial expansion in the future. For now, is a quiet little neighborhood with a beautiful park where you can walk the dog and argue with your neighbors about community boundaries.

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Listing information last updated on June 24th, 2018 at 6:41am EDT.