Rowhouses for Sale in the Washington Metropolitan Area

If there is any one type of architecture that symbolizes Washington, DC, it is the venerable row house (sometimes spelled as one word and sometimes two). You’ll also find these side-by-side, multi-story structures in other parts of the metropolitan area, including Old Town Alexandria

First introduced to the area in the 1800s as an economical way to house the workforce, Washington DC rowhouses, with anywhere from two-to-four stories, have also had a lasting influence on modern concepts. How often will you hear new townhouses described as “retro row house-style?”

But is there really a difference between row houses and townhouses? The distinctions can be slight, and when it comes to real estate search engines they are both categorized as condominiums. Why is this? Because for the most part, these developments house more than one family or owner. To learn more about Washington DC rowhouses for sale, have a look at the active listings below, or call us today for more information!

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2230 Massachusetts Ave Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$7,999,999

MLS#: DC10177994
5 Bed, 7 Bath
9500 Sqft, 0.07 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #DC10129659

218 7th Street Se

WASHINGTON, DC
$7,800,000

MLS#: DC10129659
2 Bed, 4½ Bath
9939 Sqft, 0.06 Acres
Residential

3263 N St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$5,850,000

MLS#: DC10278771
6 Bed, 5½ Bath
5937 Sqft, 0.08 Acres
Residential

20232025 Benning Rd Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$5,000,000

MLS#: DC10177345
3 Bed, 1 Bath
0.09 Acres
Residential

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3524-3526 K St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$4,900,000

MLS#: DC10111150
6 Bed, 7½ Bath
4364 Sqft, 0.11 Acres
Residential

1408 35th St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,800,000

MLS#: DC10237988
5 Bed, 6½ Bath
3687 Sqft, 0.1 Acres
Residential

3005 O St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,250,000

MLS#: DC10244751
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2404 Sqft, 0.06 Acres
Residential

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2127 Leroy Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,100,000

MLS#: DC9999335
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4368 Sqft, 0.06 Acres
Residential

1325 21st St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$3,000,000

MLS#: DC10250179
6 Bed, 3½ Bath
2736 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

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1821 23rd St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,850,000

MLS#: DC10207988
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4950 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

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16301634 Argonne Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,699,900

MLS#: DC10266146
1 Bed, 1 Bath
1755 Sqft, 0.12 Acres
Residential

218 Maryland Ave Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,500,000

MLS#: DC10262661
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4161 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

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1329 Q St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,500,000

MLS#: DC10321333
7 Bed, 3 Bath
2202 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

949 S St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,499,900

MLS#: DC10263352
6 Bed, 5½ Bath
5290 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

1731 Riggs Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,398,000

MLS#: DC10063258
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
2655 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

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2805 Q St Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,349,000

MLS#: DC10260882
4 Bed, 3½ Bath
2814 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

2021 Hillyer Pl Nw

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,325,000

MLS#: DC10290628
5 Bed, 3½ Bath
3724 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

720 East Capitol St Ne

WASHINGTON, DC
$2,299,000

MLS#: DC10199891
5 Bed, 5½ Bath
4079 Sqft, 0.04 Acres
Residential

Classifying rowhouses as condos doesn't always happen, however, as some of the old Victorian row-houses in DC have been opened up into large single-family residences.Popular DC neighborhoods such as Adams Morgan, Logan Circle, Dupont Circle, Eckington and Kalorama are just a few of the many communities where renovated row houses thrive.

In early row house construction, long rectangular lots were platted for the sole purpose of contiguously fronted buildings—tall, narrow houses that were constructed in a row without space between them. They had four walls, but were placed side-by-side.

Later, the idea was adapted into the modern townhouse as we now know it—whether brick or clapboard and sometimes with common walls, and sometimes with individual side walls. Modern day townhouses came into popularity in the late 1960s and have continued to prosper and evolve.

One of the hottest trends in the “homes for sale” market in Washington Metro are new, upscale townhouses with three-to-four levels. These usually include a garage and additional space at the ground level, with kitchen and living room on the second level and bedrooms, rec rooms and other family space at the upper levels. Don’t forget the rooftop terraces!

There is also the “townhome” category which is basically just a fancy term for a big luxurious townhouse. There are even cases where townhomes have slivers of space between them.

Ultimately, these are all variations on the same theme, and serve as a staple item in the Washington Metro real estate market.

So whether you call them row houses, townhouses or town homes, these residential properties are all birds of the same feather. That is not to say, however, that all feathers are created equal! Give us a call for more on awesome Washington DC rowhouses for sale and other real estate and housing options on the Metro DC real estate market.

To learn more about this unique properties, call District Partners at Compass, at 202-798-3600.

The listing content relating to real estate for sale on this web site is courtesy of MRIS. Listing information comes from various brokers who participate in the MRIS IDX.Properties listed with brokerage firms other than Compass are marked with the MRIS Logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.The properties displayed may not be all the properties available. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.All listing information copyright MRIS 2018.

Listing information last updated on August 14th, 2018 at 11:54pm EDT.