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Rock Creek Park Market Trends

Rock Creek Park has quite a storied history. American Indians were some of the first to use its quarried rock outcroppings to make tools, fished in the creek and hunted in its woods. Later, in the 1600 to 1700s, European Americans began claiming the land and Georgetown was soon chartered at the mouth of Rock Creek. Once tobacco farming drained the soil of its worth, farmers switched to wheat and corn production. The most successful gristmill in the park is Peirce Mill, built along Rock Creek to convert grain to flour.

In 1890, Rock Creek Park was named one of the first federally managed parks. From then until now, many Washingtonians head to the park to enjoy some green space and all of what the park has to offer as far as recreational activities.

There are eight neighborhoods that surround the park, those being 16th St. Heights, Brightwood, Chevy Chase, Cleveland Park, Crestwood, Forest Hills and Shepherd Park. These neighborhoods offer multiple gorgeous housing options within a short distance to the park.

In 16th St. Heights, the average price of a home decreased slightly from 2016-2017, from $723,774 to $700,120. In 2016, 55 units were sold in the neighborhood, down slightly to 52 in 2017.

Brightwood, another popular neighborhood near Rock Creek Park, homes jumped from last year to $540,390, up $48,886. Interestingly enough, just about the same amount of homes were sold, 105 in 2017 as opposed to 106 in 2016.

Chevy Chase is another hot neighborhood to buy in. In 2017, the average sold price of homes was $972,870, up from 2016.

Cleveland Park saw home sold prices dip around $150,000, making it a great neighborhood to scoop up a good buy. The amount of homes sold grew from 85 to 100 in 2016 to 2017.

In Crestwood, home prices are getting higher due to the fact that so many are now realizing what a gorgeous neighborhood it is. The average sold price of a home is now $1.1 million, up from around $900,000 in 2016.

Alternatively, Forest Hills is a neighborhood where you will be able to get a good buy on a home—prices are now just below $700,000, around a $150,000 break from last year.

Finally, in Shepherd Park (a small neighborhood just south of Silver Spring and off of 16th St.) homes sold for around $850,000, up slightly from 2016.

Average sales for all the neighborhoods have Crestwood being in highest demand, with Chevy Chase not far behind. The most any home in the neighborhoods stayed on the market was just over 30 days—act fast before these beautiful homes in the neighborhoods are all scooped up.

Rock Creek Park offers tennis, golf, and horseback riding lessons, all at relatively affordable prices. Did you know the park has its own planetarium? There are also multiple hiking and biking trails, and picnicking areas perfect for spending a spectacularly sunny day.

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$8,095,000
 

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #ph 3, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 3½ Baths, 4,532 SqFt
Welcome to Wardman Tower, comprehensive reconstruction/renovation of iconic landmark built by Harry Wardman in 1928. Penthouse Three presents a rare expanse of open living and entertaining spaces that can welcome sizable gatherings and that will be certain to impress. Palladian windows enhance the architectural detailing, while gas fireplaces warm both the library and den. A private roof terrace showcases dazzling views and invites outdoor
$5,995,000
 

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #7d, WASHINGTON

2 Beds, 3½ Baths, 4,648 SqFt
7D is a very special residence that comprises an entire wing of Wardman Tower, offering an ideal plan of generously scaled rooms designed to facilitate gracious living and entertaining. Double living room + library with a gas fireplace & wet bar + den & embassy-scaled dining room. Showcasing Henrybuilt cabinetry and abundant quartz counters + an island, the expansive kitchen is sure to please any gourmet chef or caterer. The exceptional
$5,475,000
 

2848 Mcgill Ter Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds, 8 Baths, 8,485 SqFt
See Video Virtual Tour via the camera icon in listing or by visiting : http://spws.homevisit.com/mls/270981 : Please call 202-549-7373 for FaceTime Virtual Showing : 2848 McGill Terrace is a stunning 8,400 square foot home skillfully designed to capitalize on the south facing sun exposure; a beautiful conservatory featuring three skylights adjoins the original exterior stone wall, French doors and floor to ceiling windows along the entire
$5,000,000
 

3933 14th St Nw, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 2 Baths,
$4,495,000
 

2829 Tilden St Nw, WASHINGTON

7 Beds, 6½ Baths, 6,185 SqFt
This grand, fully renovated residence is on a gorgeous .76-acre lot with water flowing through ponds. Beautiful space for elegant entertaining. Landscaping designed by a feng shui master. Gated drive, can park 12+ cars. Near embassies. Gourmet kitchen; party room with wet bar; space for guest or staff quarters. Large master suite with office area, sitting room and deluxe bath with steam shower.
$3,950,000
 

2845 Mcgill Ter Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 5½ Baths, 8,890 SqFt
Renovated and expanded colonial on 1/4+ acre. Nearly 8,900 interior square feet, with formal living and dining rooms, enormous gourmet eat-in kitchen with adjacent family room. 4BR/4BA up including a 1,400 sqft master suite with private terrace, dual walk-in dressing rooms and two full master bathrooms. Lower level features 5th bedroom and bathroom, secondary kitchen, family room, 6,000 bottle wine cellar, and home gym. Beautifully landscaped
$3,395,000
 

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #6d, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 3½ Baths, 3,123 SqFt
The Pinnacle of Luxury Living! FABULOUS PRICE!!! Exquisitely crafted luxury living iconic Wardman Tower. 6D offers exceptional finishes throughout include handsome hardwoods & mill work, Henrybuilt kitchens, spacious baths with heated floors, Lutron lighting, built-in speakers, automated shades, recessed & cove lighting. Boutique residential services include concierge & valet parking. Amazing 2000 sf fitness center + roof deck. Pets
$3,350,000
 

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #5c, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 3½ Baths, 3,173 SqFt
The Pinnacle of Luxury Living! Exquisitely crafted luxury living at iconic Wardman Tower. 5C offers exceptional finishes including handsome hardwoods & mill work and bright exposures all around. The Henrybuilt kitchen offers two windows, a breakfast bar/island & Thermador appliances. The spacious baths are filled with natural light and timeless finishes. Boutique residential services include concierge & valet parking. Amazing
$3,295,000
 

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #3a, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 3½ Baths, 3,288 SqFt
Luxurious Wardman Towers. Welcome to the coveted A-line unit, featuring over 3200 square feet of top of the line finishes and incredible treetop views from every window and terrace. This 3BR/3.5BA apartment includes an open living dining room with terrace, top of the line chef's kitchen with breakfast area and terrace, expansive master suite with tons of closet space and beautiful white marbled bath with separate shower and soaking tub, two
$3,199,700
 

2402 Wyoming Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 5,130 SqFt
This property is a classical center hall colonial masterpiece, in the much sought after Kalorama neighborhood. With custom lighting fixtures and warm dark brown hardwood contrasting the architectural white walls throughout, this home is an aesthetic delight. A wide entryway with arched ceilings leads to a modern dining room with built-in cabinetry on one side, and a gracious living room on the other. The living room flaunts a cozy fireplace and
$2,999,999
 

3113 Albemarle St Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,955 SqFt
Brand- new, ground up new construction featuring almost 7,000 square feet of stunning living space over 4 levels. Exquisitely designed by Christian Zapatka and expertly built by JEFFCO Development, this home has every conceivable upgrade including elevator and oversized garage. The eat-in kitchen features double Sub Zero, Wolf range and incredible marble waterfall island made for large scale entertaining. An oversized great room boasts views of
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$2,995,000
 

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #3c, WASHINGTON

2 Beds, 2½ Baths, 3,139 SqFt
Stunning entertainer's dream condominium! Huge top-of-the-line Henrybuilt kitchen AND expansive Living Room, Family Room and Dining Room all in a row offering OVER 50' of beautifully appointed spaces. Panoramic views to the South, East and West, and two balconies. This residence is UNIQUE -- the only one at Wardman Tower with this configuration. IDEAL for entertaining a large crowd, reveling in the stunning light and vistas, and relaxing in



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Listing information last updated on April 7th, 2020 at 9:30pm EDT.