Listings Near the C & O Canal

Posted by Nate Ward on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 7:34am.

listings near the c & o canal

Anyone who has visited Georgetown to explore or just wander about, has likely stumbled upon the enchanting Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (or C & O for short). It is true that Georgetown’s historic rowhomes, whether brick or timber, help to transport one back to the 18th and 19th centuries, but the C & O Canal, with its stone banks, rough-hewn footpaths, and placid green water offer something less tangible--something majestic. First-time stumblers-by may think for a moment, “I wonder if anyone else knows about this!”

Because of the unique qualities of this relic, it should come as no surprise that listings near the C & O Canal are highly coveted by those with an interest in Georgetown real estate. The absurdly gorgeous penthouse at 2900 K St NW is just steps from the canal. Houses and condos near the C & O also benefit from amazing convenience, as the canal runs parallel to M Street NW: Georgetown’s dominant commercial corridor.

The stretch of the C & O Canal and its towpath that falls within the bounds of Georgetown makes up a small portion of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. The whole park runs over 180 miles, originating from DC’s Rock Creek, winding dutifully alongside the meandering Potomac River, and terminating in Cumberland, MD.

In recent news, Georgetown Heritage, an organization concerned with the preservation of National Park sites within Georgetown, and the National Park service have begun “restoring, reimagining and revitalizing a one-mile section of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.” They are mixing together input from the public and professionals alike in order to make the park more accessible--as things designed in the early 19th century so seldom were--and encourage and inspire activity, adventure, and exploration, while maintaining the history and original beauty of the canal. If there is one truth about change in Georgetown, it is that it happens only after careful and meticulous thought is given to preservation.

With the neighborhood’s historic designation and a strong desire to preserve and protect the canal, it appears that the area will remain prosperous indefinitely. The property value listings near the C & O Canal will remain high, so now is an excellent time to buy.

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Photo of Listing #DCDC2030540

3303 Water St Nw #3g, WASHINGTON

$2,650,000 - 2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,888 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2030540

Photo of Listing #DCDC2029296

1080 Wisconsin Ave Nw #505, WASHINGTON

$650,000 - 1 Bed, 2 Baths, 916 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2029296

Photo of Listing #DCDC2029758

1080 Wisconsin Ave Nw #404, WASHINGTON

$589,000 - 1 Bed, 2 Baths, 922 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2029758

Photo of Listing #MDMC2031928

7020 Arandale Rd, BETHESDA

$975,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,150 Sf

MLS® # MDMC2031928

Photo of Listing #MDMC2031434

6517 Persimmon Tree Rd, CABIN JOHN

$1,775,000 - 6 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,518 Sf

MLS® # MDMC2031434

Photo of Listing #DCDC2028398

3303 Water St Nw #3i, WASHINGTON

$3,025,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,966 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2028398

Photo of Listing #DCDC2028368

5305 Macomb St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,350,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,871 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2028368

Photo of Listing #DCDC2027094

1080 Wisconsin Ave Nw #2020, WASHINGTON

$594,900 - 1 Bed, 2 Baths, 900 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2027094

Photo of Listing #DCDC2028010

1080 Wisconsin Ave Nw #1010, WASHINGTON

$775,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,404 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2028010

Photo of Listing #DCDC2025236

3303 Water St Nw #4b, WASHINGTON

$1,095,000 - 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 950 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2025236

Photo of Listing #DCDC2027022

5171 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,650,000 - 3,950 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2027022

Photo of Listing #DCDC2023558

5171 Macarthur Blvd Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,650,000 - 4,246 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2023558

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