Properties in Brightwood and Shepherd Park enjoy close proximity to city living within a community that has a very suburban feel. Properties in Brightwood and Shepherd Park, which are at the northern tip of the Washington D.C., are also quite close to Rock Creek Park.
The majority of properties in Brightwood and Shepherd Park are detached, single-family homes and these listings are on the rise in recent months, according to RealEstate Business Intelligence. Because of their larger size, homes here are significantly more expensive than the smaller condo listings common in downtown Washington D.C. Many of these homes are older, remodeled homes but they are in superb condition.
For example, a five-bedroom, 3,734-square-foot home at 7573 lists for $899,999. It was originally built in 1937, but has been revamped with modern features. It boasts an attached, two-car garage and a Juliet balcony off the master bedroom. Its basement has been fully renovated, giving the home four levels of living space.
Among other properties in Brightwood and Shepherd Park, a five-bedroom, 2,885-square-foot home at 7325 16th Street lists for $1.06 million. This colonial home was also built in 1937 and includes a two-car garage. The four-story home has two fireplaces and a finished basement and attic.
At 1545 Geranium St. NW. a five-bedroom home lists for $989,500, a price tag that includes four levels of living, a two-story master suite, a Jacuzzi and walk-in closets. But not all properties in Brightwood and Shepherd Park are priced near $1 million.
A two-bedroom condo at 6445 Luzon Avenue NW lists for $250,000. It’s 1,200 square feet and includes a parking space in an underground garage. Condo fees are $857, which includes heat and air conditioning, though the complex does not have a pool.
So, while properties in northern Washington D.C. do tend to be larger, single family homes priced near $1 million, buyers can find a variety of options in properties in Brightwood and Shepherd Park.