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.

64 Properties Found. Page 1 of 6.
Photo of Listing #DCDC2076424

3069 Canal St Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,199,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,622 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2076424

Photo of Listing #DCDC2076572

1080 Wisconsin Ave Nw #3017, WASHINGTON

$625,000 - 1 Bed, 2 Baths, 1,116 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2076572

Photo of Listing #DCDC2076272

3326 Prospect St Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,199,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,070 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2076272

Photo of Listing #MDMC2076980

6411 Macarthur Blvd, BETHESDA

$1,695,000 - 7 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,800 Sf

MLS® # MDMC2076980

Photo of Listing #DCDC2075498

1080 Wisconsin Ave Nw #3021, WASHINGTON

$599,000 - 1 Bed, 2 Baths, 907 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2075498

Photo of Listing #DCDC2073952

5032 Fulton St Nw, WASHINGTON

$4,695,000 - 6 Beds, 7 Baths, 7,100 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2073952

Photo of Listing #DCDC2074904

5041 Dana Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$999,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,614 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2074904

Photo of Listing #DCDC2075092

3405 N St Nw, WASHINGTON

$12,500 - 6 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,500 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2075092

Photo of Listing #MDMC2075818

6216 Crathie Ln, BETHESDA

$3,790,000 - 6 Beds, 7 Baths, 5,890 Sf

MLS® # MDMC2075818

Photo of Listing #DCDC2074812

4809 Bending Ln Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,995,000 - 6 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,750 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2074812

Photo of Listing #DCDC2061466

3303 Water St Nw #6h, WASHINGTON

$3,700,000 - 2 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,177 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2061466

Photo of Listing #DCDC2074848

1077 30th St Nw #205, WASHINGTON

$925,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,215 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2074848

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