Mount Pleasant Real Estate, Washington DC
Mount Pleasant offers an appealing hybrid mixture of Washington DC real estate for buyers—a mixture of small town and urban sensibilities at prices that are still comparatively reasonable. Located immediately north of ultra-trendy Adams Morgan with green parkland wrapping around the western and northern perimeter, this historic neighborhood offers a nice balance of condos and row houses, and even some spectacular old mansions.
This is one of the oldest communities in the District, dating back to a 1727 land grant and early farming. Known initially as Pleasant Plains, large lots eventually became individual neighborhoods and were subdivided for residential expansion, with unique traits developing from one section to the next. You can find wonderful Colonial Revival single family homes in hilly areas nearest to Rock Creek and Piney Park, as well as a staggering diversity of semi-detached porch front homes, Victorian row houses and apartment buildings—many of which have converted to condos for sale over time. To start your Mount Pleasant real estate search, have a look at the active MLS listings below, or check out Mount Pleasant condos for sale!
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Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Information
One of the attractions in Mount Pleasant is its eclectic collection of eateries. Heller’s Bakery opened in 1928 and The Raven Grill dive bar has been around since the 1930s. Other popular hangouts include The Red Derby, Flying Fish (a neighborhood coffee shop that also serves beer) and a vegetarian coffeehouse known as Dos Gringos. Add Don Juan with soul-soothing Mexican food and Haydee’s which specializes in tantalizing Guatemalan cuisine and you start to get an idea of the local diversity.
Additional Info About Mount Pleasant Real Estate - Washington DC
The range of real estate prices in Mount Pleasant is quite wide. The Saxony, a massive International-style cooperative built in 1950 offers small studio condos for sale starting around $150,000. Climbing the scale are numerous grand old apartment building conversions—many designed by notable architects of the day—followed by an incredible array of Federal, Victorian and Beaux Arts row houses. Homes for sale generally top out around $1.5 million in Mount Pleasant but the bulk of properties falls right into mid-six figure territory.
Local Mount Pleasant Amenities & Attractions
With local businesses like Logan’s Antique Shop and Each Peach Market (a foodies delight), along with Rock Creek Park and the nearby National Zoo, Mount Pleasant offers a great alternative to some of the more overhyped and outpriced DC neighborhoods. It’s inevitable that the inventory of homes for sale will become fished out at some point but for now, this is still one of Washington Metro’s better buys. For more information about Mount Pleasant real estate for sale, contact District Partners at Compass today!