on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 2:30pm.
D.C. waterfront condos have long been attracting homebuyers who want the convenience of city life combined with the serenity and amenities of waterfront living. D.C. waterfront condos are found in several areas of the District, but are especially prevalent in Southwest.
Often with an outstanding view, D.C. waterfront condos are close to restaurants and bars but often go for less than condos closer to the heart of the city. Many D.C. waterfront condos put homeowners in walking distance of Nationals Park and Navy Yard. Homebuyers can find D.C. waterfront condos in both older, established homes or in brand new development.
The numerous condo listings include a $269,000, 1BR condo on 4th Street, a $240,000, 1BR condo on M Street and a $304,000, 1BR condo on I Street, according to recent Trulia listings. Many of these D.C. waterfont condos are in buildings constructed in the 1960s as part of Washington D.C.’s Southwest Washington Urban Renewal Plan.
Waterfront Tower at 1101 3rd Street is among the older D.C. waterfront condos buildings. The condominium was renovated in late 2009 by The Bernstein Companies with green improvements like rugs made from recycled materials and high-efficiency heating and cooling. These D.C. waterfront condos go for about and
But Southwest Waterfront is not the only area of D.C. offering waterfront condos. Communities like Capitol Riverfront, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown and Palisades also border D.C.’s waterways – either the Potomac or the Anacostia. The market is offering homebuyers an array of D.C. waterfront options in these neighborhoods, which like Southwest Waterfront, come with a bevy of amenities.
Northwest’s Palisades community runs along the Potomac from about Georgetown University to D.C. waterfront condos on the market are rarer as the communities’ waterfront properties are mainly single-family homes along the bluff. But in adjacent Georgetown, D.C. waterfront condos abound with properties like the Washington Harbour development, a mixed use development offers 35 luxury D.C. waterfront condos.