Washington, DC, serves as our nation’s capital where much of our history began. Beautiful neighborhoods, world-class art and culture, and exquisite dining can best describe what this booming city has to offer its residents.
Many of Washington, DC’s neighborhoods offer something unique and exciting residents and visitors alike. For example, Gallery Place and surrounding Penn Quarter—located just north of Pennsylvania Avenue and in the heart of downtown—is a revitalized community of art galleries, restaurants and attractions. Ford’s Theatre and the International Spy Museum can be found in these neighborhoods. Chinatown surrounds the world’s largest single-span Chinese arch and serves as the home of the U.S. Mint Museum along with many fine restaurants. Mount Vernon Square is home to the City Museum of Washington and the Washington Convention Center. Finally, North Capitol Street takes you by everything worth seeing in Washington, including Capitol Hill and the National Postal Museum.
Although history is plentiful in the city, residents enjoy taking advantage of the less touristy attractions, including the second most theatre seats in the country and the high-caliber professional sports teams. Washingtonians spend a greater percentage of their food dollars dining out than any other place in the nation, and it is no wonder why! With a spectrum of cuisine ranging from the southern comfort food of Acadiana Restaurant to the Brazilian fare of Fogo de Chao, who would want to eat in? Residents also know that DC has its fair share of funky boutiques, classy antique stores and outdoor markets, as well as a multitude of parks and recreational areas - many offering events and free concerts year-round. No matter what your interests, background or dreams, Washington, DC will earn a special place in your heart!
Price Range of Real Estate in these Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods
Gallery Place-Penn Quarter condominiums and coops are readily available in the area from approximately $150,000 - $2 million. Available real estate amenities in Gallery Place, Chinatown and Penn Quarter include proximity to city attractions, hardwood floors, exposed brick, multi-car garages, central air conditioning, breakfast bars, stainless steel appliances, open floor plans, skylights, whirlpool tubs, in-law suites, attics, walk-in closets, finished basements, fireplaces, ceiling fans, wet bars, formal dining rooms, security features and balconies. Many beautiful historic properties are available, along with contemporary lofts, and new luxury condominiums with the best amenities available. Prices for homes for sale are available from $350,000 - $2 million.
Home styles available include Victorian, traditional, Federal, contemporary and more. Property amenities range from multi-car garages, fireplaces, exposed brick, central air conditioning, vaulted ceilings, kitchen islands, skylights, walk-in closets, finished basements, walk-out basements, open floor plans, security features, ceiling fans, appliances, decks, storage buildings, garden landscaping, balconies, porches, treed lots, zoned temperature control, double-pane windows, intercom systems, gourmet kitchens, in-law suites, lofts, ceramic tile flooring and sauna/steam rooms. Land for custom building is extremely limited, but available from approximately $200,000 - $400,000.in Gallery Place, Chinatown, and Penn Quarter.
Gallery Place-Penn Quarter Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 3rd, 2014: homes priced around $506,400 compared to $553,250 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -9%. For Friday, March 7th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.39%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.42%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.76%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Gallery Place-Penn Quarter DC. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Gallery Place-Penn Quarter to help you find the best home!