on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 7:47am.
Luxury homes in Capitol Hill are attracting more and more young professionals and young families for the neighborhood walkability without the late-night party scene. Unlike the mansions in Georgetown and Bethesda, luxury homes in Capitol Hill usually list in the form of smaller scale condos or townhomes.
Take the Residences at St. Monica’s at 1340 Massachusetts Avenue SE. These nine uber modern condos, many of which have original stain glass and wood beams, are located in a redeveloped and unconsecrated sanctuary established in the 1909. Senate Square Towers apartments, which start at $2,330 for a 1BR, offer luxury homes for renters in Capitol Hill. Luxury amenities include a rooftop pool, an indoor entertainment and business center and first-rate fitness center.
Luxury homes in Capitol Hill bring homeowners close to the popular Eastern Market area, ripe with unique and highly rated restaurants like Acqua Al 2, an Italian eatery, and a myriad of quaint boutiques like Monkey’s Uncle Children’s boutique. Of course, these luxury homes are also close to the Eastern Market, a large public market just blocks from Capitol Hill on 7th Street SE.
But Capitol Hill also has a bustling commercial street in Pennsylvania Avenue and Barracks Row’s 8th Street. One of the oldest areas of the district, Capitol Hill has been a focal point for historic preservation, and many of the luxury homes in Capitol Hill reflect that.
Current listings in Capitol Hill include several luxury homes, including many of the areas famous Victorian and Federalist style row homes, for upwards of $1 million. Luxury homes abound on A Street, New Jersey Avenue, and Independence Avenue.
Luxury homes in Capitol Hill are served by Metro’s red line at Union Station and the orange line at Eastern Market. Residents here can easily walk to the National Mall and enjoy the District’s museums and green space. These amenities, among many other conveniences of the neighborhood, are what’s drawing more homebuyers to luxury homes in Capitol Hill.