Forest Hills Homes

Posted by on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 1:11pm.

Forest Hills homes are one of the better kept secrets among D.C. real estate. These homes are nestled between Connecticut Avenue and Rock Creek Park and are considered one of the more elite neighborhoods in Washington.

Most of the Forest Hills homes on the market are listed for upward of $1 million and are nearly all single-family homes. The massive homes size of the homes here are in sharp contrast to the smaller studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom condos and row homes that fill most of the D.C. housing market’s inventory.

Among the more expensive listings for Forest Hills homes, a $3.6 million, 8,064-square-foot Arts and Crafts style home at 5030 Linnean Avenue NW. This home’s luxury features like a barrel vaulted ceiling with cabinets of maple and walnut inlay are very rare in homes inside the District’s border. It has six bedrooms and six bathrooms and is perched on nearly an acre.

Other higher-end Forest Hills homes include a $3.1 million home at 3108 Fessenden Street includes a heated pool, garden, terrace and library. In all, it has four bedrooms and five bathrooms and spans 3,870 square feet. There’s an oversized two-car garage. Luxury details include an all-marble bathroom and a slate roof.

Among the more affordable listings for Forest Hills homes is a $749,000 home at 5724 Utah Avenue NW, although even that home is in the high end of D.C. housing prices. This home is 1,554 square feet and has 4 bedrooms and three baths.  Built in 1937, this four-story home has an expansive deck for entertaining.

While the majority of Forest Hills homes listing are for single-family homes, the area includes some condos on the market. A one-bedroom condo at 3701 Connecticut Avenue NW lists for $245,000 while a two-bedroom condo just down the street at 3901 Connecticut Avenue NW lists for $599,900. Clearly, buyers will find an array of luxury living among Forest Hills homes.

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Forest Hills Connection:

Forest Hills, Wikipedia:,_D.C.)


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