Waterfront Properties in Washington, DC

The nation’s capital might not be the first place that springs to mind when it comes to waterfront properties for sale. But there are actually some very significant waterways in Washington DC. The mighty Potomac River forms a formidable fork at the southern portion of the District, with the Anacostia River branch continuing northward along the eastern side and the Potomac flowing north along the western banks. Additionally, the Washington Channel parallels the Potomac along the Southwest Waterfront.

These bodies of water allow for numerous riverfront communities, including Anacostia, the Navy Yard, River Terrace, Southwest Waterfront, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, and the Palisades. There are also small waterways such as Rock Creek which runs all the way from the Potomac to the Maryland border and beyond, accompanied by the well-known park greenbelt of the same name. You’ll find some amazing modern homes for sale in ritzy DC suburban enclaves, tucked into the park and near to the creek.

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$500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000 $700,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $900,000 Over $1,000,000
3030 K St Nw #ph217, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,700 SqFt

3030 K St Nw #ph217, WASHINGTON

$3,980,000 ↓ $720,000
88 V St Sw #808, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,332 SqFt

88 V St Sw #808, WASHINGTON

$1,450,150
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45 Sutton Sq Sw #1120, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,200 SqFt

45 Sutton Sq Sw #1120, WASHINGTON

$1,395,000
88 V St Sw #101, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,401 SqFt

88 V St Sw #101, WASHINGTON

$1,115,500
88 V St Sw #509, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,045 SqFt

88 V St Sw #509, WASHINGTON

$814,800
88 V St Sw #302, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 840 SqFt

88 V St Sw #302, WASHINGTON

$786,670
88 V St Sw #203, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 882 SqFt

88 V St Sw #203, WASHINGTON

$747,870
88 V St Sw #205, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 860 SqFt

88 V St Sw #205, WASHINGTON

$636,320
88 V St Sw #406, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 751 SqFt

88 V St Sw #406, WASHINGTON

$614,010
88 V St Sw #204, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 645 SqFt

88 V St Sw #204, WASHINGTON

$557,750
88 V St Sw #512, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 704 SqFt

88 V St Sw #512, WASHINGTON

$530,590
88 V St Sw #510, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 706 SqFt

88 V St Sw #510, WASHINGTON

$518,950
490 M St Sw #w-203, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 840 SqFt

490 M St Sw #w-203, WASHINGTON

$399,900 ↓ $25,000
600 Water St Sw #z-8, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 750 SqFt

600 Water St Sw #z-8, WASHINGTON

$350,000 ↓ $25,000

Waterfront homes for sale in Washington DC vary greatly in size, shape and cost. Part of that has to do with location. Neighborhoods like Anacostia, Fairlawn and River Terrace on the eastern side of the Anacostia River have been slower to transition during the current DC resurgence and offer some very affordable options for houses and condos with a proximity to the water. Meanwhile, the western side of the Anacostia is going through massive redevelopment changes, such as the Navy Yard project. The Southwest Waterfront is similarly in a huge makeover process, with new docks, businesses and luxury condos for sale, including many with spectacular river views.

Heading north along the Potomac, homes near the water evolve from spectacular condo complexes like the Watergate, to brick townhomes by the Georgetown riverfront and the old canal, to large detached single-family residences along the elongated Palisades neighborhood. From bird’s nest penthouses to gracious manors, and from funky Craftsman cottages to mid-century modernism in the park, you’ll find a plethora of possibilities in one of the nation’s most visible and continuously evolving real estate marketplaces.

 

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Listing information last updated on January 28th, 2020 at 2:30am EST.

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