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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
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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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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

5111 13th St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 4½ Baths, 3,392 SqFt
Another gorgeous "CHRISMAR" home. Signature bells and whistles throughout all three levels. Entertain graciously in this wide open floor plan, spotlighting a gourmet kitchen with a commercial gas stove and a separate double wall oven with microwave and convection baking oven. Superb under-cabinet and kick plate kitchen lighting. Built-in night lights on the steps too. This home has a large addition making the home 3920

1322 Randolph St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,166 SqFt
*CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION* Summer 2021 delivery. This brand new boutique condo built by Hyperfast Development offers two levels of light-filled living. With over 2,000 square feet of designer finishes, this home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 private balconies, and a rooftop terrace. The open concept floor plan is ideal for entertaining with custom kitchen, hardwood flooring throughout, and luxury bathrooms. This unit also comes with

4414 Georgia Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,600 SqFt
2 Unit building located in the Heart of Petworth! Beautiful Commercial kitchen updated with newer appliances, large basement, crawl space, and lots of storage all included in modern store front. Two well maintained units. Commercial unit offers extra back porch space including an attached garage and exit way. Lots of flexibility to live in and rent out with in the trending Petworth community offering a top notch 93 walk score! Beautifully

461 Delafield Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds, 7 Baths, 2,549 SqFt
4 levels featuring 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 2 half baths, 2 kitchens, 1 garage space, driveway for 2 additional cars, large corner house with great yard space, rear bumpout, high end finishes and more to come.

328 Taylor St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,511 SqFt
AMAZING fully renovated home with 4 BR/3.5 Baths designed for entertaining with 7" wide wood floors, built-in audio system, and recessed lighting throughout. Gourmet kitchen with premium quartz countertops, surplus of cabinet space, upgraded stainless steel appliances, 10' island with waterfall, built-in microwave and wine cooler. Marble baths with designer touches. Spacious living, dining, and family rooms. Gracious primary bedroom with

3923 13th St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 2,047 SqFt
The one you've been waiting for! Designer grade renovation will check off everything on your wish list. This expansive, light filled home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5-bathrooms. Exposed brick, black windows, tall ceilings, breakfast area and separate dining area, recessed lighting. Beautifully designed kitchen with quartz countertops, tiled backsplash, pantry, high-end appliances. Hardwood floors throughout. Beautiful tile work. Master suite will

1208 Longfellow St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,740 SqFt
Welcome to 1208 Longfellow, an immaculately renovated home with all the bells and whistles! No stone left un-turned, hardwood floors throughout, bedroom(s) on every level, smart-home features, new mechanical systems, and more! The gourmet kitchen features an open concept with two-tone cabinets, quartz counters, large island, and stainless-steel appliances! Featuring a gracious primary suite with tray ceilings, two closets, spa-like bath oasis,

4219 8th St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 4½ Baths, 2,041 SqFt
Come and see this completely renovated (2011) 4 bedroom 2.5 bath all brick interior row house with roll up surface parking in rear off alley, plus quaint pergola for out door dining! Fabulous landscaping! 3 upper floors! 2011 complete renovation includes windows, roof, systems, kitchen, bathrooms and hardwood floors. Open Monday from 2-5 and Tuesday 2-5pm- contracts if any to be reviewed by owner on Wednesday at 5pm.

516 Taylor St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,600 SqFt
Petworth -Total and complete renovation all four levels. 4 bedroom 3 and one half bath interior row house. 1984 Sq. ft. Finished basement. New roof -transferrable warranty. New windows- transferrable warranty. New HVAC system- transferrable warranty. New duct work-transferrable warranty. New stainless appliances refrigerator, stove, dishwasher-warranty. Granite counter and custom back splash. Breakfast nook/Mud room over looking new

5313 7th St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,116 SqFt
Spectacular over 2,725 SF makes this a huge townhouse, with a wonderful facade and open floor plan concept, it has 5 bedrooms 3.5 bath, the 5th bedroom ( Master Bedroom) takes the entire upper level with a private large deck, and state of the art bathroom with double shower systems plus a rain shower and free standing tub, with a front porch and three decks makes outdoor living perfect, beautiful kitchen with quartz counter tops. High end

3922 13th St Nw, WASHINGTON

4 Beds, 3½ Baths, 1,902 SqFt
**Open Saturday & Sunday, 2p-4pm** This spacious, end unit rowhome is perfectly situated between Petworth and Columbia Heights and just a hop and a skip onto the Piney Branch tributary to Rock Creek Park. With a new (Summer 2019) roof, modern finishes, solid oak hardwoods throughout, an open concept floor plan and more space than many, this is the home you’ve been waiting for! Lovely outdoor spaces include the perfect front porch, an ample

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!.

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Listing information last updated on February 26th, 2021 at 2:03am EST.