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Boasting one of the best locations in all of Washington, DC, the West End neighborhood also continues to gain popularity for its luxury real estate. Residential properties lean heavily toward condominiums, including some of the newest and most stylish in the District of Columbia. That said, you’ll also find some historic homes, including lovely rowhouses.

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West End, DC Real Estate Stats

Average Price $1.5M
Lowest Price $295K
Highest Price $5M
Total Listings 38
Avg. Price/SQFT $984

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In addition to luxury properties, West End has plenty of shops, restaurants, grocery stores, yoga studios, museums, movies, embassies, and the new West End Library which is located at the lower level of the incredibly modern Westlight condo building. The overall feel of the neighborhood is cosmopolitan, current and convenient, with enough of a sense of history to keep it firmly rooted in the Washington tradition.

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The West End neighborhood got its name during the early days of Washington, DC, when the federal city was establishing its boundaries. At the time, the community represented the westernmost reaches Pierre L’Enfant’s original map—this before Georgetown became part of DC. The neighborhood was somewhat underdeveloped and very residential for much of its history, emerging in the 1970s as part of revitalization and expansion plan titled “New Town for the West End.” This ongoing project has successfully redrawn the community, melding new upscale development with older existing properties. The result is one of DC’s most desirable places to live.

West End’s neighbors include Dupont Circle to the northeast, the downtown Washington area to the east, Foggy Bottom to the south, and Georgetown to the west. A lovely greenbelt extends along the neighborhood’s northwestern and northern edge, including Rock Creek, Rose Park, Francis Field, Francis Dog Park, and the Francis Pool. Some of Washington’s favorite condominium developments are in the West End, such as 22 West, Westlight, 2501 M, Ritz-Carlton West End, and The Columbia Residences. The later is a lovely historic development with notable Italianate architecture that used to be well-known women’s hospital. Today, the revamped condo community includes an onsite Trader Joe’s.

To learn more about luxury real estate in the West End neighborhood, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.

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West End, District of Columbia FAQ’s

Q: Are there any restaurants in the West End neighborhood?

A: Yes, there are a number of popular bars, bakeries, and restaurants in the area, including Ris, Uptowner Café, Bourbon Coffee, Quadrant, Blue Duck Tavern, Tatte Bakery, Raskia, Imperfecto, Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier, and The Setting.

Q: Does the West End have its own Metro station?

A: No, but there are two neighboring Metro stations that are close by: Dupont Circle Metro with Red Line service, and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro with Silver, Blue, and Orange Line service.

Q: What is the price range of luxury real estate in the West End?

A: There is quite a wide range, starting in the mid six-figures and climbing all the way to eight figures. You’ll find some of Washington’s most spectacular penthouses in the West End.

Q: Is the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the West End?

A: The Kennedy Center is in Foggy Bottom, about a half-mile from the West End neighborhood.

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