Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant

Washington, District Of Columbia Homes for Sale

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About Mount Pleasant

Known for its artsy scene and quaint, residential feel, Mount Pleasant sits nestled up in Northwest D.C., almost touching the famous Rock Creek Park. Mount Pleasant Street N.W. runs through the most bustling part of the area, home to restaurants that are considered hidden neighborhood gems. This area is quiet, clean, and affordable.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $155,000 to $5,000,000

Closed Prices: $105,000 to $2,623,250

Median Sale Price: $689,000

Average $ per sq ft: $589

Association Fee Ranges: $0, $0 to $197/mo

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

Age: 1885 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 1885 to 2021 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 7 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 6 Bathrooms

Getting Around Mount Pleasant

Around Mount Pleasant

Take your pick from the wealth of options, including 20th century row houses, older apartment complexes, and beautiful condos. This area attracts eager young people with its affordable prices and proximity to Rock Creek Park and several major bus lines.

Small cafes and neighborhood hangouts make up Mount Pleasant's eclectic culinary scene. There's also many ethnic restaurants, including Mexican, Thai, Filipino, and South American cuisine. You can also find several local coffee shops and bakeries with an artsy vibe and lots of soul.

Expect to see lots of young people walking around trying to decide where to eat, taking advantage of the cheap happy hours, and families enjoying the park. This is a very creative, "hipster" scene, and the people are warm and friendly. It has a small-town, old-school feel to it--everyone knows your name at the local hangout.

Grab a drink at one of the neighborhood bars and then head to dinner at one of the many hidden gems along Mount Pleasant Street or 16th Street. If you're with a group of adventurous eaters, grabs some Filipino cuisine or pupusas. Finish off the night with a stroll around the neighborhood and a nightcap at one of the many local bars.

Head over to Rock Creek Park for a serene walk in one D.C.'s oldest and biggest parks (more than 4 square miles). Head back into downtown Mount Pleasant to grab some coffee and sit outside admiring the bustle of the city. Make your way to the Mount Pleasant Library to see that latest books on display or enjoy story hour with lots of local families. Afterward, visit the mom-and-pop shops on the block and get your errands out of the way all on one street. If you are feeling sporty, there's also a recreation center on the southeast outskirts of the area, perfect for a quick pick-up game.

Locals Love

  • Authentic, affordable, and friendly restaurants
  • Close to everything in D.C.
  • The residential feel

Locals Don't Love

  • Far public transit stop
  • No big chain grocery stores

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