Capitol Hill Real Estate, Washington DC

There may not be any two words more closely associated with both political power and partisan divides than Capitol Hill. Not only is the Hill synonymous with the United States Congress, it is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, DC with a plethora of row houses and newer condos for sale—just perfect for policy wonks and politicians who roll out of bed and trudge into their nearby offices in order to serve the nation’s gridlock. Read more about Capitol Hill real estate or contact District Partners at Compass today for additional information about the Washington DC real estate market!

Search Capitol Hill Real Estate & MLS Listings Below:

Sort by:
17 2nd St Ne, WASHINGTON

$4,450,000

17 2nd St Ne, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,743 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2137040

CAPITOL HILL

513 C St Ne, WASHINGTON

$4,050,000

513 C St Ne, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 5.5 Baths 4,480 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2116352

CAPITOL HILL

536 8th St Se, WASHINGTON

$3,900,000

536 8th St Se, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 1 Bath 4,045 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2126556

CAPITOL HILL

635 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$3,750,000

↓ $245,000

635 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 5.5 Baths 4,302 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2107084

CAPITOL HILL

440 New Jersey Ave Se, WASHINGTON

$3,650,000

440 New Jersey Ave Se, WASHINGTON

7 Beds 5.5 Baths 4,029 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2126014

CAPITOL HILL

601 Massachusetts Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$3,300,000

601 Massachusetts Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

8 Beds 5.5 Baths 4,350 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2122456

CAPITOL HILL

New
430 New Jersey Ave Se, WASHINGTON

$3,150,000

430 New Jersey Ave Se, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,711 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2141908

CAPITOL HILL

709-711 G St Se, WASHINGTON

$2,900,000

709-711 G St Se, WASHINGTON

8 Beds 4 Baths 6,469 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2136954

CAPITOL HILL

632 South Carolina Ave Se, WASHINGTON

$2,680,000

↓ $15,000

632 South Carolina Ave Se, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 5.5 Baths 2,890 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2111952

CAPITOL HILL

151 North Carolina Ave Se, WASHINGTON

$2,650,000

151 North Carolina Ave Se, WASHINGTON

8 Beds 5.5 Baths 4,545 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2118904

CAPITOL HILL

509 E Capitol St Se, WASHINGTON

$2,650,000

509 E Capitol St Se, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,526 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2139248

CAPITOL HILL

124 3rd St Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,590,000

124 3rd St Ne, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,712 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2140604

CAPITOL HILL

516 C St Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,571,750

516 C St Ne, WASHINGTON

0 Beds 0 Baths 4,050 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2068078

CAPITOL HILL

653 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,500,000

653 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 4.5 Baths 2,946 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2136520

CAPITOL HILL

300 A St Se, WASHINGTON

$2,475,000

↓ $270,000

300 A St Se, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,100 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2100540

CAPITOL HILL

619 Massachusetts Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,400,000

619 Massachusetts Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,913 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2132282

CAPITOL HILL

308 11th St Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,395,000

↓ $104,000

308 11th St Ne, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 5 Baths 3,293 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2136366

CAPITOL HILL

330 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,395,000

↓ $100,000

330 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 5.5 Baths 3,988 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2129374

CAPITOL HILL

661 C St Se, WASHINGTON

$2,299,000

↓ $201,000

661 C St Se, WASHINGTON

0 Beds 1 Bath 2,213 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2127666

CAPITOL HILL

326 E St Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,295,000

326 E St Ne, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,750 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2135382

CAPITOL HILL

301 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

$2,295,000

↓ $180,000

301 Maryland Ave Ne, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 4 Baths 2,733 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2105970

CAPITOL HILL

Capitol Hill Neighborhood Information

How old is the Capitol Hill neighborhood? George Washington laid the cornerstone to the original Capitol building back in 1793. The elevated location at the east end of the National Mall was selected by DC’s original planner—French architect Pierre Charles L’Enfant, who described the site as “a pedestal waiting for a monument.”

Capitol Hill Real Estate at a Glance - Washington DC

These days, the platitudes aren’t as lofty but Capitol Hill real estate prices certainly are—homes for sale on the Hill start around $240,000 for a “loft unit” the size of a walk-in closet and climb well into the millions. That’s not to say there’s no middle ground—you can actually find a lot of lovely residences in the solid mid six-figure range. Unlike some of DC’s sought-after suburbs, the inventory in this still-beating heart of Washington is surprisingly well-stocked.

Capitol Hill FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Was Capitol Hill the very first neighborhood in Washington, DC?

A: Capitol Hill is one of the first neighborhoods to be developed after the passing of the Residence Act in 1790. The area was previously known as Jenkins’ Hill, a parcel of wooded land dating back to a 1663 land grant. Construction of the U.S. Capitol Building began in 1793.

Q: Was Capitol Hill only intended for government buildings during that early era?

A: While the U.S. Capitol Building and other government offices received the most public attention, there were also residential buildings in the neighborhood. Some remain today in the Capitol Hill Historic District, including The Maples (aka the Friendship House) built between 1795 and 1796, and George Watterston House, built between 1802 and 1819.

Q: What is the housing market like today on Capitol Hill?

A: Lovely old rowhouses account for much of the residential real estate market on Capitol Hill, but you will also find a historic school that has been turned into lofts (Bryan Lofts), a former convent (Landmark Lofts) and even a few newer luxury condominiums like Butterfield House

Q: Is Capitol Hill a walkable neighborhood?

A: This historic neighborhood is fun to explore on foot, with small urban greenspaces, the legendary Eastern Market, and lots of popular restaurants such as Ted’s Bulletin, Matchbox, Barrel, Mr. Henry’s Restaurant, Beuchert’s Saloon, and Ambar Capitol Hill.

What You'll Find in Washington DC's Capitol Hill

Real estate for sale in Capitol Hill mainly consists of condos, including row houses in a variety of architectural styles from ornate Beaux Arts to minimalist Federal; as well as grand Art Deco apartment buildings that have gone condominium. There are even some old renovated schoolhouses, such as the Edmonds School condos, as well as more recent construction—trendy mixed-use developments with ground floor retail and luxury pads up above. See more about Capitol Hill condos for sale here.

Despite the predominance of multifamily dwellings there is still a sprinkling of old single-family homes—chiefly mansions that have long since become office or embassy space. As for neighborhood amenities, there are too many to easily list, from the ubiquitous Starbucks that dot every corner to five-star eateries lining 8th Street SE. Toss in upscale retailers, world famous museums along the National Mall and fantastic homes for sale and you can see why the population on the Hill continues to grow.

To learn more about Capitol Hill homes for sale, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-786-3600.

Can't find the mid-century modern home of your dreams?

Sign Up Now and Gain Access to the Mid-Century Modern Collection


Unlock the Door to Exceptional Mid-Century Modern Living: Discover Our Curated Collection and Receive Updates on New, Coming Soon, and Off-Market Listings Matching Your Criteria.

Request Access Now

Bright MLS Logo

© 2024 BRIGHT, All Rights Reserved. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website appears in part through the BRIGHT Internet Data Exchange program, a voluntary cooperative exchange of property listing data between licensed real estate brokerage firms in which COMPASS participates, and is provided by BRIGHT through a licensing agreement. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than COMPASS. are marked with the IDX logo and detailed information about each listing includes the name of the listing broker.The information provided by this website is for the personal, non-commercial use of consumers and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have Closed or are no longer being offered for sale. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller.

Listing information last updated on May 22nd, 2024 at 9:30am EDT.