Colonial Style Homes in Washington DC Metro Area

If you're looking at a top 10 home style list in Washington Metro, Colonial will always be firmly entrenched at the top. Emblematic of the country's history and its early colonists, this venerable form of architecture hasn't yet fallen out of favor and probably never will. This isn't to say that all homes in DC, Alexandria, Arlington or other parts of the region are of a cookie-cutter nature – that isn't remotely the case. There are many popular styles outside of the Colonial gold standard and in fact, a large number of variations and hybrids of the form itself.

Early American Colonial architecture differed across the original 13 colonies due to varied English and European influences. Typical to the Washington Metro area at the time were the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Colonial styles. Both featured a center-hall design, often with a front parlor. In the late 1880's, the Colonial Revival period commenced, including subsets such as Georgian Revival and Neo-Georgian. These were part of a nationalistic movement and melded various elements, including a center hall, gabled roof and elaborate doorways with overhead detail work. For more information about Colonial Style Homes in Washington DC Metro Area, start browsing the active MLS listings below:

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5320 27th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 11,434 SqFt

5320 27th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$11,750,000
576 Innsbruck Ave, GREAT FALLS
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 20,550 SqFt

576 Innsbruck Ave, GREAT FALLS

$7,999,000
8906 Old Dominion Dr, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9.5 Baths
  • 17,560 SqFt

8906 Old Dominion Dr, MCLEAN

$7,895,900
4934 Indian Ln Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 7.5 Baths
  • 10,500 SqFt

4934 Indian Ln Nw, WASHINGTON

$6,995,000
8548-a Georgetown Pike, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 7.5 Baths
  • 15,250 SqFt

8548-a Georgetown Pike, MCLEAN

$6,995,000 ↓ $505,000
904 Chinquapin Rd, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 20,000 SqFt

904 Chinquapin Rd, MCLEAN

$6,800,000 ↓ $1,100,000
1315 31st St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 7,200 SqFt

1315 31st St Nw, WASHINGTON

$6,795,000 ↓ $204,000
703 Potomac Knolls Dr, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 12,000 SqFt

703 Potomac Knolls Dr, MCLEAN

$6,650,000 ↓ $345,000
7301 Dulany Dr, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 11,119 SqFt

7301 Dulany Dr, MCLEAN

$5,995,900 ↓ $254,100
7019 Natelli Woods Ln, BETHESDA
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 9,321 SqFt

7019 Natelli Woods Ln, BETHESDA

$5,950,000
558 Innsbruck Ave, GREAT FALLS
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 16,084 SqFt

558 Innsbruck Ave, GREAT FALLS

$5,850,000 ↓ $700,000
9111 Harrington Dr, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 12,810 SqFt

9111 Harrington Dr, POTOMAC

$4,998,000
9034 Bronson Dr, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9.5 Baths
  • 20,173 SqFt

9034 Bronson Dr, POTOMAC

$4,950,000
217 S Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 8,030 SqFt

217 S Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA

$4,950,000 ↓ $250,000
1 W Melrose St, CHEVY CHASE
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 8,860 SqFt

1 W Melrose St, CHEVY CHASE

$4,880,000

 

Colonial Style Homes in Washington DC Metro AreaOkay, so what's all this mean in the modern real estate marketplace? To be honest, the Washington metropolitan area is a part of the country steeped in history and tradition. That doesn't mean that all suburban neighborhoods are filled with antique homes or that you can't seek out contemporary styles. However, Colonial homes are named for either the era in which they were built or a design influence that stems from that time period. This popular architectural style continues to be a staple part of Washington Metro's home construction business, whether in newer subdivisions, master-planned communities or stand-alone custom-builds.

Just as old Colonial homes were varied, so are recent ones. New Colonial construction ranges from simple and boxy to ornate with multiple roofs, wings and columns. Included in the many styles are influences that have migrated from other regions including Spanish, Dutch and French Colonial. There's a wide range of prices both in Washington DC and the entire Metro region, all the way from $100,000 to $10 million. As you might imagine, there's a lot of room in-between. Whether you're interested on owning a piece of authentic American history or creating your own custom Colonial style homes are truly timeless.

To learn more about Colonial-style homes for sale, as well as other styles in the Washington Metro region, call District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.

 

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Listing information last updated on August 6th, 2020 at 3:04am EDT.

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