In Washington D.C. across the Francis Scott Key Bridge, north of the Potomac River, you’ll find the prestigious community of Georgetown. Extending from Georgetown University west to Rock Creek Parkway, east to Montrose Park and north to Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown is one of the oldest and most upscale neighborhoods in D.C. with a well-earned reputation for being peaceful, pedestrian-friendly and illustrious. If you are looking to live in an upscale neighborhood with a rich history and a multitude of amenities and charm, you should undoubtedly consider buying a home in Georgetown. Living up to its reputation, Georgetown is a safe, and highly esteemed place to live.
There are a number of housing options for interested buyers to consider, including a number of 200 year old restored houses with lush lawns, bounded by tree-lined streets. Whether your preference is a Victorian or Colonial, if you love the stately character of an old home, you will find your dream house in Georgetown. Or if you prefer something newer, you might choose to purchase an opulent condo on the Georgetown Waterfront where you can revel in the view of the Potomac River and the peaceful shade of the flowering trees. The price of a two-bedroom house in Georgetown averages around $860,000 with a three-bedroom averaging $1.35 million. Older condos sell for around $350,000 with newer units averaging $845,000. Of course, this is only the beginning in Georgetown, with some upscale homes and condos commanding in excess of $5 million.
While Georgetown is not accessible by Metrorail, you can reach it via the DC Circulator Bus so getting around and out of the city is easy. Its main thoroughfares are M Street and Wisconsin Avenue and along these two streets you will find an abundance of serious shopping options and casual and fine dining opportunities. Residents enjoy having the choice of contemporary American cuisine to Mediterranean, to Mexican or French and everything in between. In addition to being a place known for its great dining, Georgetown is also known for having a vibrant nightlife with something for everyone, whether looking for a festive collegiate bar, a romantic wine bar or place for singles to dance into the night.
Even if you are not interested in the bustling nightlife, buy a home in Georgetown and you’ll never have to travel far to find something to do. There are so many entertainment options and local attractions, it would take you quite a while to experience them all. Some of the most popular attractions include the Shops at Georgetown Park, Capital River Cruises, the Tudor Place, Washington Harbour, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the Old Stone House, just to name a few. Georgetown also hosts some major annual events that you will be sure to enjoy as a resident, such as the DC Dragon Boat Festival, Taste of Georgetown and Christmas in Georgetown.
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