Cleveland Park

Cleveland Park

Washington, District Of Columbia Homes for Sale

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About Cleveland Park

In 1903 The Washington Times described Cleveland Park as the prettiest suburb of Washington, D.C. Today, the walkable neighborhood mixes a suburban feel with vibrant commercial corridors. The streets are lined with trees and a variety of unique homes with a distinct 19th century flavor. The high elevation and hilly landscape provide visual contrast and facilitate cool breezes during D.C.'s notorious hot and humid summers.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $219,000 to $5,995,000

Closed Prices: $192,000 to $6,500,000

Median Sale Price: $497,150

Average $ per sq ft: $523

Association Fee Ranges: $0, $0 to $753/mo

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

Age: 1897 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 387 to 6800 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 8 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 7 Bathrooms

Getting Around Cleveland Park

Around Cleveland Park

Cleveland Park was named after notable former resident President Grover Cleveland, who lived at Oak View, his summer estate during his presidency. The neighborhood contains several residential and commercial areas as well as greenspaces, like Melvin Hazen Park and Rock Creek Park. The neighborhood is serviced by its own Metro station, providing easy access to the main arteries of the city. The neighborhood offers a mix of single-family and apartment homes. You won't need a car for basic errands, and public transportation effortlessly connects residents to downtown D.C. and the greater DMV area.

The neighborhood contains a vibrant and varied culinary scene. Find Thai, Mexican, Belgium, and other ethnic cuisines; barbecue; and other American fare along the Wisconsin and Connecticut Avenue corridors. Ice cream shops and bakeries keep your sweet tooth company and bars offer nightcap options after a meal or long day at the office.

The area is densely populated and accommodates both singles and large families with single-family homes and apartment buildings. The neighborhood contains robust commercial clusters with shops, restaurants and bars, as well as good schools, a library branch, fire station, and Metro station. Visitors from around the city venture to Cleveland Park to take advantage of the varied culinary and entertainment options.

Going out to eat at one of the neighborhood's many restaurants followed by a movie at the Uptown Theater is a typical Friday night in Cleveland Park. The Art Deco-style Uptown Theater, built in 1936, is one of the largest single-screen movie houses remaining in Washington, D.C. Grab an ice cream cone for the walk home.

The best way to kick off a Sunday is at brunch in the neighborhood. To burn off those brunch calories, fitness enthusiasts can hike through Rock Creek Park, while casual walkers can take a stroll around Melvin Hazen Park.

Locals Love

  • Variety of restaurants
  • Several greenspaces
  • Art deco vibes

Locals Don't Love

  • Traffic
  • Noise
  • Limited parking

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