West End

West End

Washington, District Of Columbia Homes for Sale

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About West End

A constantly evolving D.C. neighborhood that you should get to know is the West End. Located on the eastern shore of Rock Creek and originally part of the city of Georgetown, the West End is a community on the rise, spurred by a rash of new development and renovations. The West End is an eclectic mix of Victorian row houses and condos. The community is situated at the western edge of Downtown on K Street NW, near George Washington University at 21st Street, and New Hampshire Avenue NW and has easy access to Rock Creek Park, Georgetown, and the famed Watergate Hotel.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $265,000 to $4,995,000

Closed Prices: $230,000 to $5,350,000

Median Sale Price: $762,500

Average $ per sq ft: $866

Association Fee Ranges: $0, $0 to $583.36/mo

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

Age: 1900 to 2018

Sq. Ft.: 1900 to 2018 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 4 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 7 Bathrooms

Getting Around West End

Around West End

Choosing to live in the West End provides you with a variety of living options. You can choose to take advantages of an active lifestyle and live in any of the newer homes and condos located off of the M Street corridor leading from Downtown to just over Rock Creek Park. There are many quiet neighborhoods throughout the West End featuring Victorian red brick row houses. These solidly built homes provide you with a way to access the community's hotspots or enjoy a secluded evening for quiet family or personal time.

Many fine dining restaurants as well as fast casual eateries are available for your dining pleasures in the West End. Many of the offerings, ranging from international cuisine to standard American fare, are located in and around the main square.

West End is adjacent to Georgetown and its waterway featuring many restaurants, bars, and views of the Potomac that look across at neighboring Arlington County, Virginia. A westward stroll down M Street NW will take you to the Watergate, the sight of the 1972 break-in that took down an American presidency. Living in the West End also gives you easy access to Rock Creek Park for sightseeing, a leisurely stroll, or other recreational and fitness opportunities. Speaking of recreation, if you are a fitness buff, be sure and check out the many sport and health centers that are within close proximity to one another in the West End.

Your Friday night in the West End can begin with drinks and happy hour cocktails with friends and colleagues at any of the trendy bars and restaurants in the community. You may choose to take in an independent or studio featured film at the West End Theater, a newer edition to the neighborhood's entertainment scene. Top off your Friday night festivities with a hand crafted drink or hot beverage while lounging in the lobby of one of several hotels that are located on M Street.

Spend your Sunday relaxing with your favorite beverage while you sit in one of several sidewalk cafes in the West End. You can read the paper or enjoy a pastry as your quietly reflect on the week ahead or the weekend you just completed. You can choose to go shopping at several boutiques and specialty shops on M Street or head to 21st and L Street NW and shop for organic, farm-to-table produce and other environmentally conscious groceries. West End's location gives it easy access to Route 66 and other roads and highways for a Sunday drive out of the city.

Locals Love

  • Dining and entertainment options
  • Quiet area
  • Rock Creek Park and waterfront area in Georgetown

Locals Don't Love

  • Lack of affordable housing
  • Traffic along M Street

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