Kent Real Estate, Washington DC

Real estate for sale in Kent is among the most expensive in all of Washington Metro. Located in the far northwestern reaches of DC, this secluded enclave lies just west of the Potomac River, with Maryland to the north, Spring Valley to the east and Palisades to the west. In fact, the neighborhood has often been thought to be part of Palisades. That, however, is simply not true—Kent has its own distinct and diverse history, even if most people have never heard of it.

Kent began as rural farmland, followed by summer homes for Washington’s elite. The site of the Battery Kemble Union fort during the Civil War, it later became a haven for freed slaves and other minorities banned from living in certain parts of the district. While you can still find a few farmhouse manors from the 1800s, the bulk of residential development occurred from the mid-1920s onward. There’s an interesting blend of architecture here—lots of center hall Colonials, but also Victorian, Craftsman, French Country and even some modernist designs. 

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3030 Chain Bridge Rd Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$19,950,000

MLS#: DC9795509
8 Bed, 11½ Bath
14774 Sqft, 0.89 Acres
Residential

3101 Chain Bridge Rd Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$8,150,000

MLS#: DC10167235
7 Bed, 9½ Bath
11624 Sqft, 0.36 Acres
Residential

2960 University Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$7,995,000

MLS#: DC10000602
6 Bed, 8 Bath
11382 Sqft, 2.36 Acres
Residential

2911 University Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$7,250,000

MLS#: DC10179396
7 Bed, 9 Bath
7770 Sqft, 0.93 Acres
Residential

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5105 Lowell Ln Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$6,495,000

MLS#: DC10171691
5 Bed, 5½ Bath
8255 Sqft, 0.63 Acres
Residential

2948 University Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,375,000

MLS#: DC10204574
6 Bed, 6½ Bath
8077 Sqft, 0.35 Acres
Residential

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2905 University Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,200,000

MLS#: DC10078390
5 Bed, 6½ Bath
6944 Sqft, 0.14 Acres
Residential

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5029 Garfield St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,995,000

MLS#: DC10189093
6 Bed, 7½ Bath
5940 Sqft, 0.5 Acres
Residential

2730 Chain Bridge Rd Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,700,000

MLS#: DC10182743
5 Bed, 6 Bath
3615 Sqft, 0.39 Acres
Residential

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2806 University Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,750,000

MLS#: DC9952419
6 Bed, 6 Bath
7300 Sqft, 0.17 Acres
Residential

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4943 Eskridge Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,750,000

MLS#: DC10154592
6 Bed, 6 Bath
6500 Sqft, 0.19 Acres
Residential

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5160 Manning Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,850,000

MLS#: DC10201132
5 Bed, 5½ Bath
3338 Sqft, 0.18 Acres
Residential

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5119 Cathedral Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,700,000

MLS#: DC10202694
4 Bed, 4½ Bath
3866 Sqft, 0.17 Acres
Residential

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5533 Hawthorne Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,595,000

MLS#: DC10068875
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
2001 Sqft, 0.27 Acres
Residential

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5032 Dana Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,595,000

MLS#: DC10117335
6 Bed, 4½ Bath
4130 Sqft, 0.13 Acres
Residential

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5163 Fulton St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,595,000

MLS#: DC10208911
5 Bed, 5½ Bath
4000 Sqft, 0.16 Acres
Residential

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4911 Palisade Ln Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,570,000

MLS#: DC9877541
6 Bed, 4½ Bath
2995 Sqft, 0.18 Acres
Residential

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5004 Klingle St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,475,000

MLS#: DC10135498
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
2395 Sqft, 0.12 Acres
Residential

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2870 Arizona Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,375,000

MLS#: DC10196848
3 Bed, 3½ Bath
2310 Sqft, 0.13 Acres
Residential

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2860 Arizona Ter Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$1,295,000

MLS#: DC10183084
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3400 Sqft, 0.19 Acres
Residential

Kent Neighborhood Information

When it comes to Kent real estate in Washington DC, there’s not much in the way of condos, although a few upscale row houses supposedly exist somewhere along the Palisades border. But that’s not why people move to Kent. Life here is about quiet tree-lined streets and spacious single-family residences with immaculately manicured lawns. As for the prices, homes for sale start in the high six figures and quickly escalate, topping out around $10 million. You’ll find financiers, ambassadors and other politically minded types living here, cherishing the relative anonymity of a high-priced neighborhood in the District’s outskirts. 

Amenities & Attractions in Kent - Washington DC

There isn’t much retail in Kent apart from a small commercial area along MacArthur Boulevard that includes favorite local restaurants Et Voila! and Sur La Place. A few blocks south in Palisades are other popular eateries like Makoto and BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant. For the most part, however, it’s the simple joys that attract new residents to Kent—taking the dog for a walk in Battery Kemble Park, jogging along the Potomac and at day’s end, returning home to a multimillion dollar manor.

To learn more, call District Partners at Compass, (202) 798-3600.

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Listing information last updated on April 27th, 2018 at 4:23am EDT.