Columbia Heights Real Estate, Washington DC

Once known for its inner-city blight, the neighborhood of Columbia Heights in Washington, DC has since become a model for urban revitalization. Of course, that also means a change in the cost of homes for sale. Real estate values managed to remain steady during the national housing crisis of the mid-2000s, and have climbed steadily since 2011. Especially known for its colorful row houses, this rectangular-shaped neighborhood has combined a red-hot real estate market with significant retail growth.

Columbia Heights is located northwest of popular Adams Morgan, with ultra-pricy Kalorama to the southwest. A high-density neighborhood, its real estate marketplace is composed almost entirely of condos for sale with just a tiny sliver of detached single-family homes. That is sometimes a matter of interpretation, however, as row houses can be used either as multifamily dwellings or single residences. 

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1433 Clifton St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,000 SqFt

1433 Clifton St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,999,999
3719 New Hampshire Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,152 SqFt

3719 New Hampshire Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,795,000
953 Shepherd St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,342 SqFt

953 Shepherd St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,625,000
1309 Kenyon St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 4,520 SqFt

1309 Kenyon St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,575,000
2560 University Pl Nw #ph, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,964 SqFt

2560 University Pl Nw #ph, WASHINGTON

$1,350,000 ↓ $50,000
2719 13th St Nw #2, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,674 SqFt

2719 13th St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

$1,349,900 ↓ $150,000
1306 Euclid St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,031 SqFt

1306 Euclid St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,349,000 ↓ $50,000
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1336 Quincy St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,020 SqFt

1336 Quincy St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,279,000
3550 10th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3,209 SqFt

3550 10th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,249,900 ↓ $50,000
1354 Meridian Pl Nw #1 & 2, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,087 SqFt

1354 Meridian Pl Nw #1 & 2, WASHINGTON

$1,125,000 ↓ $70,000
706 Columbia Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,160 SqFt

706 Columbia Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,099,990 ↓ $50,010
2607 11th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,875 SqFt

2607 11th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,095,000
3637 13th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,300 SqFt

3637 13th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,075,000 ↓ $25,000
1015-1017 Rear Irving St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1015-1017 Rear Irving St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,075,000 ↑ $475,000
1437 Monroe St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,388 SqFt

1437 Monroe St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,074,900 ↓ $25,000
1338 Fairmont St Nw #3, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,123 SqFt

1338 Fairmont St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$1,049,000 ↓ $35,000
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925 Quincy St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 1,188 SqFt

925 Quincy St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,030,000
3429 Holmead Pl Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,835 SqFt

3429 Holmead Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,000,000
1410 Newton St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 2,254 SqFt

1410 Newton St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,000,000
1371 Monroe St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 3,277 SqFt

1371 Monroe St Nw, WASHINGTON

$999,000 ↓ $301,000
2708 Sherman Ave Nw #3, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,434 SqFt

2708 Sherman Ave Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$995,000

Columbia Heights Neighborhood Information

Like much of the DC Metro area, this community dates back to rural farm land. The post-Civil War era brought the construction of large manors and not long after, grand apartment buildings and row houses—the latter being Washington’s answer to the need for worker housing. More recently, the neighborhood has experienced a new construction boom with mixed-use developments featuring ground floor retail and upscale condos for sale.

Columbia Heights Real Estate at a Glance

Row houses in the neighborhood deserve special mention and were constructed in four distinct archetypes. Federal structures, typically built in the late 1800s to early 1900s offered a simple unadorned fashion and were followed by the ornate Victorian/Eastlake period with three or more stories, turrets, front bays and decorative stoops. The two-story Petworth style is particularly common, often built during the 1920s to 1930s with front porches, Mansard roofs and dormers. And finally, the Eclectic style combines all of the above influences.

Real estate for sale in Columbia Heights starts off in the very low six-figures and climb to around two million dollars. At the top end are the rare detached single-family Victorian houses, and entire row houses with up to eight bedrooms. Among community amenities are the renowned Tivoli Theatre, the adjacent Dance Institute of Washington and the Columbia Heights Metro which opened in 1999. Among the many great local restaurants are Cava Mezze Grille, The Heights, Los Hernanos, Maple and Mi Cuba.

To learn more about the real estate market in Columbia Heights, call District Partners at Compass, at (202) 798-3600.

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Listing information last updated on November 11th, 2019 at 10:03pm EST.

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