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Petworth | Neighborhood Guide

Petworth, named for the stately house in the like-named neighborhood in West Sussex, England, has seen steady growth over the last decade and the result is a vibrant community which transplants and current District residents alike are looking to become a part of.

The Neighbors The Real Estate Market
What to Expect The Lifestyle
What Not To Expect You'll Fall In Love With
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The Neighbors

A diverse mix of long-time residents and stroller pushers

Many of Petworth's residents have lived there for most or all of their lives, enjoying the quick access to downtown DC and the strong feeling of community. Among those new residents who've cultivated an appreciation for the neighborhood's convenience and community are many young families with kids or plans to have them. As you'll find at the Petworth Library and farmers' market, and events such as Celebrate Petworth, the neighborhood's offerings draw in homeowners and renters of all demographics.

The Real Estate Market

Rowhouses, condos, apartments, some detached single-family dwellings, and more rowhouses

Because of the neighborhood's increased popularity of late, a number of new apartment buildings have risen up, such as The Swift Petworth atop the beautifully rebuilt Safeway; and plenty of elegantly finished condominiums, including The Montage, The Clayton, and The Quincy at 14th. However, the defining property style of Petworth by far is the attached rowhouse; providing an affordable option for young families who want their own space--and maybe a patch of lawn out back!

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5311 7th St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 4½ Baths, 2,668 SqFt
Uniquely designed as an open space concept, 5 bedrooms 4.5 bath, charming front porch and three decks makes outdoor living perfect, the closets on the entire house are to die for. Designer was able to put together the perfect combination of a highly efficient kitchen with all the storage you could dream of and an entertainment space, with white quartz counter tops throughout, you will find a neat Touchless Moen sink Faucet, just wave your

1317 Spring Rd Nw #3, WASHINGTON

2 Beds, 2½ Baths, 1,487 SqFt
Stunning Penthouse in newly completed condominium! This spacious home features designer touches and high-end materials throughout: gourmet kitchen with waterfall island and modern high-tech appliances; bathrooms with floating vanities and custom tile work; linear fireplace with stone surround; 7" plank hardwood floors; rooftop deck with kitchenette. Parking space available for addtl. $30,000.

3740 9th St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,145 SqFt
Huge price reduction.....Its a beauty. Outstanding Value on this wonderful two unit with rear deck overlooking soccer fields and a garage. Certificate of Occupancy and separate utilities for basement unit. 3 bedroom 2.5 bath unit upstairs with hardwood floors and waterfall Quartz counter top, Carrera marble master bath. Wonderful investment in an incredible location 1 block from the metro!

1327 Spring Rd Nw #2, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,750 SqFt
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!!! Supreme location just a block from restaurants, bars & market**NEW Expansive Penthouse Condo that lives like a townhome**Stunning kitchen w/ waterfall island/breakfast bar**Stainless Steel Samsung Appliance Suite***Exposed Brick**3 Spacious Bedrooms**3 Spa-inspired Baths**Steam Shower**Bluetooth Smart Mirror**Custom Tile**Private Rooftop Deck w/ sweeping city views & 2nd outdoor space off of guest bedroom**Nest

211 Webster St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,140 SqFt
Hurry! New On the Market, Open Sat.12/15 and Sun.12/16, 1 to 4pm. Identical unit (layout, finishes, appliances, etc.) by same seller, slightly smaller and w/o secured pkg, 2 doors down at 217, just sold for $947k 4 wks ago. Stunning Renovation all new 2,140 SF of open plan w/custom ceilings & lighting. Income potential Lwr Lvl w/2 entries, 2Br, 1 Ba. Liv/Din, Kit & lndry. Walk to Metro.

4406 Kansas Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,200 SqFt
Stunning, fully renovated 2200 sq ft 4 bedroom / 3.5 bath townhouse! Gorgeous open floor plan includes a gourmet chefs kitchen, with huge island, modern cabinetry, warm hardwood floors, LED recessed lighting and custom tray ceilings. 4 grand bedroom suites, great closets, private front and rear access to basement, and private parking make this home a true one of a kind masterpiece. Inviting marble stone and tile baths add to the luxury of this

801 Crittenden St Nw, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,790 SqFt
3 bed/3.5 bath corner-unit row home, 3,400 sqft w/ modern finishes: exposed brick, crystalized quartz flooring, marble backsplash, professional-grade S.S. appliances, quartz waterfall kitchen island. Hand-scraped oak wood floors, spacious fenced-in outdoor space w/ a flagstone patio and 2 separate decks,1-car garage with a driveway, and a fully-finished livable basement.

5314 1st St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 4½ Baths, 2,021 SqFt
Here is the best of both worlds ~ a nod to the past with a welcoming front porch, then step inside the custom oak front door to a renovation that combines modern elements seamlessly with tradition. Custom details include reclaimed wood finishes throughout ~ window sills and frames, framing trim, fireplace mantel, shiplap walls, hand-scraped wide plank hardwood floors, Mt Etna blue doors. Large living room with wood burning fireplace opens to

1412 Shepherd St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,565 SqFt
Beautiful renovation on quiet cul-de-sac. Penthouse with outdoor spa and hot tub. Rap around porch and deck on the roof. Great porch. Use the entire space or rent out rooms! Great detail placed in this renovation. 2 ample bedrooms and bathrooms. Builder created with options On how to use space. Great dealof entertaining area. All electric.

1317 Spring Rd Nw #1, WASHINGTON

2 Beds, 2½ Baths, 1,525 SqFt
Stunning newly completed condominium! This spacious home features designer touches and high-end materials throughout: 18 ft ceilings and a mezzanine overlooking the living room; gourmet kitchen w/ waterfall island and high-tech appliances; linear fireplace w/ stone surround, bathrooms w/ floating vanities and custom tile work; 7" plank hardwood floors. Parking space available for addtl. $30,000.

5104 8th St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,696 SqFt
Petworth's Finest! This home has been completely renovated from top to bottom. Features an Open Floor Plan, 4 bedrooms with 3.5 bathrooms, hardwood floors, master suite has its own deck, master bathroom with hand held and over sized rain shower head, gourmet chef kitchen with under cabinet lighting, gas cooking, wine cooler, pot filler, deck off of kitchen, overlooking a private fenced in yard, one car parking pad with roll down garage door

5310 Kansas Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,220 SqFt
New price! Tastefully renovated home situated in a superb Petworth location! Everything is high-end and new! High ceilings, spectacular solid hardwood floors, spacious bedrooms, 2 kitchens, parking space, 2 decks, separate basement entrance, 2 laundry areas. Very bright & airy modern home with panoramic city views.

What to Expect

Porch culture!

Perhaps the quintessential element of Petworth real estate is the front porch. Petworth's abundant pre-war rowhouses are noticeably distinguished from those of other historic neighborhoods such as Georgetown, Capitol Hill, or Logan Circle by the addition of a porch. As proof of good design, the porches in Petworth are well utilized. Residents can use them for entertaining family or close friends, or for getting to know neighbors. Chances are excellent that if you walk through Petworth on a not-too-chilly day, you'll be greeted by a number of kindly residents.

The Lifestyle

Time for family and friends

During Petworth's growth over the past several years a number of local business have sprouted alongside the many longstanding shops and eateries lining Georgia Avenue NW. These businesses entice Petworthians to stay local in their free time and spend more time with friends and family and less time on the Metro or in a car. Newer arrivals include Slim's Diner, Qualia Coffee, and Upshur Street Books. Several public venues help keep free time free including the Petworth Recreation Center and the beloved Petworth Neighborhood Library.

What Not to Expect

High-end shopping and the crowds that come with it

Georgia Avenue has long been Petworth's commercial thoroughfare, but there you're more likely to satisfy life's needs and the occasional whim than you are to find designer brands. With that, however, comes the privilege of space to stretch out. With the exception of the occasional street fair and Saturdays at the farmers' market, you'll never bump in to anyone that you didn't mean to.

You'll Fall In Love With

Warm greetings and the feeling that you could spend the rest of your life here.

Private citizens and public organizations all do there bit to make Petworth a fun place to be and to let you know that you've made it!.

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Listing information last updated on December 15th, 2018 at 8:30pm EST.