Palisades Real Estate, Washington DC

The Palisades in Washington, DC is an affluent residential neighborhood that used to fly somewhat under the radar. Those days are gone—it’s now one of the District’s most sought-after real estate marketplaces. The locals don’t seem particularly worried though. As long as commercial developers don’t find a way to start throwing up new high-rise buildings, everything will be just fine.

The community runs north from Georgetown along the Potomac River, ending at the Potomac Heights neighborhood near the Maryland border. This was once rural farmland and the site of George Washington’s Powtawmack Company Canal. By the late 1800s the village had transitioned to a summer resort, featuring the International Athletic Park and Amusement Company, which included bicycle racing of all things. In June 1909, the Potomac Heights Land Company bought the park and started building homes for sale. For more information about Palisades real estate or other real estate in Washington DC, contact District Partners at Compass today at (202) 798-3600!

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5295 Partridge Ln Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 10,190 SqFt

5295 Partridge Ln Nw, WASHINGTON

$5,750,000
5624 Sherier Pl Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 5,150 SqFt

5624 Sherier Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,699,000 ↓ $100,000
4865 Potomac Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,470 SqFt

4865 Potomac Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,615,000 ↓ $135,000
5308 Dorsett Pl Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 5,357 SqFt

5308 Dorsett Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,575,000
4609 Charleston Ter Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,545 SqFt

4609 Charleston Ter Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,995,000
5311 Potomac Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,600 SqFt

5311 Potomac Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,895,000
4662 Charleston Ter Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 4,378 SqFt

4662 Charleston Ter Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,795,000
5528 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,538 SqFt

5528 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,695,000 ↓ $40,000
4523 Q Ln Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 3,750 SqFt

4523 Q Ln Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,669,000
4471 Greenwich Pkwy Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3,497 SqFt

4471 Greenwich Pkwy Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,599,000 ↓ $50,000
5301 Macomb St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,024 SqFt

5301 Macomb St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,399,000
5303 Sherier Pl Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,108 SqFt

5303 Sherier Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,340,000
5721 Potomac Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 4,922 SqFt

5721 Potomac Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,300,000
4480 Reservoir Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,974 SqFt

4480 Reservoir Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,295,000 ↓ $30,000
4451 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,414 SqFt

4451 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,285,000
4457 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,750 SqFt

4457 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,159,000 ↓ $40,000
5821 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,024 SqFt

5821 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON

$999,000
4617 Q St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,032 SqFt

4617 Q St Nw, WASHINGTON

$995,000 ↓ $55,000
New
4434 Reservoir Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,725 SqFt

4434 Reservoir Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$895,000
New
5112 Macarthur Blvd Nw #303, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 618 SqFt

5112 Macarthur Blvd Nw #303, WASHINGTON

$300,000
4491 Macarthur Blvd Nw #304, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 600 SqFt

4491 Macarthur Blvd Nw #304, WASHINGTON

$287,500 ↓ $2,499

Palisades (Washington DC) Neighborhood Information

Despite its reputation for large, expensive properties, there are a sizeable number of condos for sale in The Palisades as well, ranging from apartment-style flats in mid-size 1960s era buildings to Colonial-style brick townhouses that are similar to what you’ll find in Georgetown. Prices start around $250,000 for small units and climb into the seven-figure range for luxury townhomes. 

More About the Palisades Real Estate Market - Washington DC

It’s the detached single-family homes for sale that get the most attention on the Palisades real estate market, however, with a range of styles from original Sears Roebuck “Craftsman” bungalows to Capes, Victorians, Colonials and even some interesting Contemporary homes designed by noted DC architects. Prices for detached houses usually start around a million dollars. On the downside, the inventory is pretty low right now.

There’s a low-key commercial corridor along MacArthur Boulevard with a Safeway, a CVS, some small businesses and popular restaurants like Makoto and BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant. Locals also enjoy a year-round farmers market on Sundays. As for schools, the highly-rated Francis Scott Key Elementary has served the neighborhood since 1928. The Palisades is a tightknit community with lovely homes and condos for sale—plus it’s right on the Potomac River. 

Metropolitan Regional Information System LogoThe 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 2020.

Listing information last updated on March 31st, 2020 at 9:34am EDT.

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