on Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 9:34am.
Homes near St. Albans School at 3001 Wisconsin Avenue include those in Woodley Park, Cathedral Heights and the Van Ness areas. St. Albans School, an independent college preparatory school founded in 1909, enrolls about 575 boys in grades 4 through 12.
St. Albans School is located on the grounds of the National Cathedral along with its sister school, The National Cathedral School for girls. St. Albans School is renowned for churning out some very successful alumni. Former St. Albans School students include Donald Graham, former chairman of the Washington Post, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and astronaut Frederick Hauck, among countless other politicians, journalists and leaders. Tuition for the 2012- 2013 school year was about $37,000.
Homes near St. Albans School in Woodley Park, which is east of the school, include a $3 million, 6BR home on Woodley Road and a $660,000, 2BR home on Garfield Street, according to Rock Creek Real Estate listings. That area also has several condo homes on the market on Devonshire Place.
Residents in homes near St. Albans School are also in close proximity to the Naval Observatory, which is known for its collection of atomic clocks and its large astronomy library. Homes near St. Albans School are also, of course, very close to the National Cathedral , the second-largest cathedral in the U.S.
St. Albans School was originally founded as a school to train the boys choir at the National Cathedral, and that program still continues. But now, programs include 14 sports like lacrosse, wrestling, football and soccer, with a bulldog mascot. Homes near St. Albans School offer easy access to the prep school games.
Cleveland Park, adjacent to Rock Creek Park, is another community at the edge of St. Albans School and National Cathedral grounds. Homes here abound in the rental market, with options like an $899,000, 3BR home on Quebec Place and a $340,000, 1BR condo on Macomb Street. So, no matter if you’re looking for properties near the District’s expansive park or near the nation’s expansive cathedral, a good place to start hunting would be the homes near St. Albans School.