Single Family Homes for Sale in the Washington Metropolitan Area

Single-family homes for sale represent the backbone of the Washington Metropolitan real estate market. From first-time buyers to those seeking to upgrade or relocate, buying a detached home can be the realization of a dream.

Naturally, in such a large marketplace, these properties come in an incredibly wide variety of shapes, sizes, ages and styles. The Washington, DC Metro area is one of the most historic in the country, with both highly urbanized and very suburban communities.

Single Family Home Inventory for Sale

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4640 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$11,950,000

↓ $1,800,000

4640 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 8 Baths 8,600 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2048890

WESLEY HEIGHTS

4620 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$10,950,000

↓ $1,550,000

4620 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 8 Baths 9,269 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2048874

WESLEY HEIGHTS

2861 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

$10,850,000

2861 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

8 Beds 6.5 Baths 9,442 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2047400

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS

3304 R St Nw, WASHINGTON

$10,800,000

3304 R St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 6.5 Baths 9,070 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2048410

GEORGETOWN

3301 Fessenden St Nw, WASHINGTON

$10,500,000

3301 Fessenden St Nw, WASHINGTON

11 Beds 14.5 Baths 17,631 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2067172

FOREST HILLS

2860 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

$10,500,000

2860 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 7 Baths 8,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2034888

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS

3131 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$9,995,000

3131 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 8 Baths 12,200 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2066942

KENT

1930 Foxview Cir Nw, WASHINGTON

$9,750,000

1930 Foxview Cir Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 8.5 Baths 9,575 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2055892

BERKLEY

2701 32nd St Nw, WASHINGTON

$8,750,000

2701 32nd St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 5.5 Baths 5,886 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2051864

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS

2804-2806 Q St Nw, WASHINGTON

$8,600,000

↓ $800,000

2804-2806 Q St Nw, WASHINGTON

7 Beds 9.5 Baths 10,982 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2031790

GEORGETOWN

4526 Hawthorne St Nw, WASHINGTON

$8,000,000

4526 Hawthorne St Nw, WASHINGTON

7 Beds 8.5 Baths 10,754 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2064154

WESLEY HEIGHTS

4519 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$7,400,000

↓ $350,000

4519 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 6.5 Baths 9,824 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2045716

WESLEY HEIGHTS

4417 Garfield St Nw, WASHINGTON

$7,200,000

↑ $210,000

4417 Garfield St Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 7 Baths 9,335 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2051186

WESLEY HEIGHTS

5037 Millwood Ln Nw, WASHINGTON

$6,495,000

↓ $500,000

5037 Millwood Ln Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 5.5 Baths 7,418 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2047878

KENT

2600 31st St Nw, WASHINGTON

$5,995,000

↓ $300,000

2600 31st St Nw, WASHINGTON

8 Beds 7.5 Baths 8,977 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2028780

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS

4911 Tilden St Nw, WASHINGTON

$5,500,000

4911 Tilden St Nw, WASHINGTON

7 Beds 6.5 Baths 2,369 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2068036

SPRING VALLEY

3520 Edmunds St Nw, WASHINGTON

$5,495,000

3520 Edmunds St Nw, WASHINGTON

7 Beds 7.5 Baths 7,113 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2066924

OBSERVATORY CIRCLE

3550 Tilden St Nw, WASHINGTON

$5,475,000

↓ $520,000

3550 Tilden St Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 4 Baths 4,846 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2053248

CLEVELAND PARK

The Washington Metropolitan Area

The DC Metro area includes Washington, DC itself (also known as the District), along with large portions of Northern Virginia and Maryland. That includes Alexandria (with its vibrant Old Town), Arlington, Fairfax, Falls Church, Loudoun and Prince William; and popular parts of Maryland such as Montgomery County and Prince George’s.

Typically speaking, you’ll find more single-family homes for sale in suburban and rural areas. Then again, some of the most densely-populated urban areas also feature stand-alone properties, from antique cottages to new custom creations.

More About Single-Family Homes in the Area

Those who crave classic Craftsman cottages may want to explore the Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, while aficionados of mid-century modern architecture should definitely check out the Hollin Hills community where more than 400 low-slung modernist residences are set into natural surroundings.

 There are large and gracious Colonial homes all over the Washington Metro area from North Arlington to DC’s Northwest suburbs, and palatial waterfront mansions along the Potomac River in McLean, Great Falls, Lorton and so many other places.

 From Victorian to Arts & Crafts, and from grand estates to more modest Rambler homes, the Washington area truly has single-family homes for everyone. Call the experts at District Partners at Compass at 202-798-3600 to learn more.

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