Burleith

Burleith

Washington, District Of Columbia Homes for Sale

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About Burleith

Burlieth is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C. above and to the west of Georgetown, below Cathedral Heights and east of Foxhall Village in the Northwest--locals call it "Georgetown North." The neighborhood attracts Georgetown University students, retirees, and young families with small children. Largely residential, the community relies on Georgetown for access to food, dining, and entertainment options.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $532,000 to $11,500,000

Closed Prices: $369,000 to $5,995,000

Median Sale Price: $1,332,000

Average $ per sq ft: $619

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $596/mo, $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1905 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 1905 to 2021 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 7 Bathrooms

Getting Around Burleith

Around Burleith

Burlieth is ideal for walkers, empty nesters of all ages, singles, roommates, and small families. The neighborhood lacks in large homes, so families typically leave the neighborhood when they grow. The closer you are to Georgetown University, the louder the neighborhood gets. Housing includes row houses and two small apartment buildings. There is no Metro, or subway, access--to get around residents walk, ride buses, taxis, or rideshare services, or drive. Parking however, is scarce.

The best part of Burlieth is its proximity to Georgetown. The restaurants on M Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown are a short walk from Burlieth. While largely residential, its proximity to the commercial hubs of Georgetown provide residents with the best the area has to offer.

Burlieth is quiet and pretty, with tree lined blocks and colorful row houses. Joggers, people walking dogs, and students going to and from class are common sights. The busy congestion of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue does not follow onto Burlieth roadways, providing a respite from traffic.

Georgetown comes alive on Friday nights. There are plenty of restaurants and bars offering food from all over the world to keep Burlieth residents busy. There is a movie theater, including an IMAX screen, and ice cream and frozen yogurt shops that line the walking route from Burlieth to Georgetown.

The parks in Burlieth provide plenty of activity options for residents. Glover-Archbold Park contains a walking trail that connects Burlieth to the C&O Canal in Georgetown. The beautiful and serene route is great for walkers, joggers, and cyclists, and provides a way to avoid large crowds. During the summer there's a farmers market and flea market that offer organic fruits and vegetables, artisanal foods, antiques, and one-of-a-kind items.

Locals Love

  • Outdoor recreation and activity options
  • Peace and quiet
  • Proximity to Georgetown

Locals Don't Love

  • Crowds
  • Loud noises
  • Scarce parking

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