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Petworth | Neighborhood Guide

Petworth, named for the stately house in the like-named neighborhood in West Sussex, England, has seen steady growth over the last decade and the result is a vibrant community which transplants and current District residents alike are looking to become a part of.

The Neighbors The Real Estate Market
What to Expect The Lifestyle
What Not To Expect You'll Fall In Love With
Nearby Neighborhoods Featured Condos

The Neighbors

A diverse mix of long-time residents and stroller pushers

Many of Petworth's residents have lived there for most or all of their lives, enjoying the quick access to downtown DC and the strong feeling of community. Among those new residents who've cultivated an appreciation for the neighborhood's convenience and community are many young families with kids or plans to have them. As you'll find at the Petworth Library and farmers' market, and events such as Celebrate Petworth, the neighborhood's offerings draw in homeowners and renters of all demographics.


The Real Estate Market

Rowhouses, condos, apartments, some detached single-family dwellings, and more rowhouses

Because of the neighborhood's increased popularity of late, a number of new apartment buildings have risen up, such as The Swift Petworth atop the beautifully rebuilt Safeway; and plenty of elegantly finished condominiums, including The Montage, The Clayton, and The Quincy at 14th. However, the defining property style of Petworth by far is the attached rowhouse; providing an affordable option for young families who want their own space--and maybe a patch of lawn out back!


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$1,795,000
 

3719 New Hampshire Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,152 SqFt
Great opportunity to purchase an old farm style house with an adjoining lot for a total of 4441 sq ft of land with driveway access off of 8th Street and literally 1/2 block to the metro! Initial plans for 3 twnhse style condos buildings with 2 1800+ sq ft duplexes in each building for a total of 6 units! Call me with questions and or details
$1,625,000
 

953 Shepherd St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,342 SqFt
Opportunity to complete this 4 bedroom townhouse. Basement unit has separate side entrance. Convenient Columbia Heights location; close to all transportation and downtown.
$1,499,999
 

4901 13th St Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds, 4½ Baths, 4,260 SqFt
Seize the opportunity to customize the restoration of this 16th Street Heights beauty before its completion! Currently projected to deliver in Fall 2019, this detached single family renovation project by Westside Development Companies will expand the current property to over 4,200 square feet across four levels, and includes a detached 2-car garage. The project is located on a south-facing 4,000 square foot lot and will feature premium Bosch
$1,299,900
 

1213 Emerson St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 4½ Baths, 2,958 SqFt
Open House Sun Jan 19 - 1-3PM. Welcome to 1213 Emerson Street! This modern farmhouse style home is located on a large premium corner lot. It features a classic front porch which overlooks the park just across the street. Four levels of light filled windows will ensure a bright start to your mornings. Exceptional details include open gourmet kitchen, main level office/flex space. powder room, family room with warm, rustic ceiling
$1,279,000
 

1336 Quincy St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 3,020 SqFt
New price & open Sunday, from 1-3 pm! Lovely renovated row home in the heart of Petworth on the desirable Quincy Street. This 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home is a turnkey stylish mix of original features such as pocket doors, coffered ceilings, and built-ins combined with modern updates. You will see bespoke details throughout the home including the original staircase and hardwood floors. Walk into the grand living room with stunning restored
$1,000,000
 

3918 New Hampshire Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,680 SqFt
$973,000
 

4914 Arkansas Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

3 Beds, 4½ Baths, 3,228 SqFt
This immaculate, single-family detached house combines early 20th-century design with upgrades fit for 21st-century urban living with Solar Panel. The front and backyard landscape for ample private parking, covered front porch, classic foyer, 9ft ceilings, and gorgeous hardwood floors make this home feel spacious, elegant and welcoming. The living room has a wood-burning fireplace and connects to a beautiful, open ceiling dining room. Wow...take
$950,000
 

113 Varnum St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,600 SqFt
To be fully Custom Renovated condo conversion in the highly sought-after Petworth subdivision. This home is a gem in the Petworth. It needs to be yours. It is rarely RA-1 zoned which allows to convert into 4 units of condo by right. It shines with a covered Porch-front and a huge back yard. This house is to be converted into a 4 unit condo, pending on immediate DCRA final permit approval. The seller would like to have a quick sale. The owner
$949,900
 

4204 14th St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

2 Beds, 2½ Baths, 1,700 SqFt
NEW BUILD 2-LEVEL LUXURY CONDOMINIUM WITH THERMADOR APPLIANCES!!! Must See Modern Luxury Living in Columbia Heights, DC! ROOF TOP DECK! 2 Spacious Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, Sleek, Modern and Luxurious in so many ways. A thoughtful masterpiece that features custom Italian Quartz, Canadian Birch Hardwood Flooring, Thermador and Smart Appliances, and Custom Marble Tile Throughout. Rooftop Deck. Private parking and street parking.
$949,000
 

619 Delafield Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,145 SqFt
Complete restoration of a Wardman town home in Petworth! This four bedroom three and one half bath custom rebuild is the perfect blend of exterior old world charm with slate Mansard Roof and modern systems and design elements. The first floor is an open concept with new hardwood floors and a coffered ceiling. The magnificent Gourmet kitchen has defined work areas, waterfall quartz-stone surfaces, stainless appliances and separate wine and
$944,900
 

4821 Illinois Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,320 SqFt
From the high end Gourment kitchen to the luxurious marble bathrooms. Large open living space combine with dining room over 2000 sq ft. . Lower Level has rental potential with 1BR/1BA/Wet Bar/Separate Laundry + front & rear entrances and secured parking
$935,000
 

5031 4th St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,806 SqFt
The Grand Dame of Petworth!! Enjoy This super gorgeous approximately 2700, sq feet jewel For the holidays and beyond 2020. Fully renovated/ updated with no cost spared! 4 bedrooms/3.5 baths chef's/gourmet Kitchen w/10' Island w/ top of the line CAFE' appliances W/wine cooler. Living Room area w/decorative fireplace/oversized/formal dining area.French doors open to sitting area/office/den/study/ powder room/Half Bath/washer dryer. Original


What to Expect

Porch culture!

Perhaps the quintessential element of Petworth real estate is the front porch. Petworth's abundant pre-war rowhouses are noticeably distinguished from those of other historic neighborhoods such as Georgetown, Capitol Hill, or Logan Circle by the addition of a porch. As proof of good design, the porches in Petworth are well utilized. Residents can use them for entertaining family or close friends, or for getting to know neighbors. Chances are excellent that if you walk through Petworth on a not-too-chilly day, you'll be greeted by a number of kindly residents.


The Lifestyle

Time for family and friends

During Petworth's growth over the past several years a number of local business have sprouted alongside the many longstanding shops and eateries lining Georgia Avenue NW. These businesses entice Petworthians to stay local in their free time and spend more time with friends and family and less time on the Metro or in a car. Newer arrivals include Slim's Diner, Qualia Coffee, and Upshur Street Books. Several public venues help keep free time free including the Petworth Recreation Center and the beloved Petworth Neighborhood Library.


What Not to Expect

High-end shopping and the crowds that come with it

Georgia Avenue has long been Petworth's commercial thoroughfare, but there you're more likely to satisfy life's needs and the occasional whim than you are to find designer brands. With that, however, comes the privilege of space to stretch out. With the exception of the occasional street fair and Saturdays at the farmers' market, you'll never bump in to anyone that you didn't mean to.


You'll Fall In Love With

Warm greetings and the feeling that you could spend the rest of your life here.

Private citizens and public organizations all do there bit to make Petworth a fun place to be and to let you know that you've made it!.


Search Nearby Neighborhoods

16th STREET HEIGHTS | ADAMS MORGAN | COLUMBIA HEIGHTS | CRESTWOOD | KALORAMA | LEDROIT PARK | MOUNT PLEASANT | PARK VIEW | SHAW | U STREET


Petworth Featured Condos

THE CHRISTINA | THE CLAYTON | GRYPHON CONDOS | KENNEDY FLATS | QUINCY AT 14TH | SHEPHERD STREET CONDOS | THE MONTAGE | THE WORTH AT PETWORTH STATION


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Listing information last updated on January 22nd, 2020 at 10:00pm EST.