A Look at Capitol Hill

For this week’s neighborhood spotlight, we’ve decided to move out of Montgomery County communities and focus instead on one of the neighborhoods in Washington, DC. Located in southeastern DC, Capitol Hill isn’t far from the Anacostia River and I-395. Residents are approximately two miles away from the US Capitol Building, the Smithsonian Institution and the National Mall. mall

What’s Real Estate Like In DC’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood?

Housing prices in Capitol Hill can range significantly: a one bedroom condo can start in the $280,000’s, while a five bedroom, updated townhouse can easily exceed $1 million.

What You Can Find Around Capitol Hill

It’s no surprise that many government officials live in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Along with the close proximity to many landmarks within our capital, Capitol Hill also offers the following places of interest:

  • The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop offers a dance studio, art gallery, private music lessons, art studio and photography darkroom. Classes are available to children and adults.
  • Capitol Hill has many great restaurants located on 8th Street, just south of Pennsylvania Avenue. Some of the names you can find in the area include: Capitol Hill Tandoor and Grill, The Chesapeake Room, Banana Café and Piano Bar, Cava Messe Restaurant and more.
  • There are several parks you can visit in the neighborhood like Folger Park, Marion Park and Garfield Park. The Rumsey Aquatics Center is close to Capitol Hill, which includes an eight-lane pool, wading pool and community room.
  • Eastern Market is a popular location. There’s an open-air food market, arts, antiques, crafts, grocery store and much more.

Find My Home in Washington, DC’s Capitol Hill

If you’re interested in viewing a home for sale in this Washington, DC neighborhood, please let us know. Meanwhile, you can take a look at available listings to see what fits your needs. Contact our Washington, DC real estate agents if you need help with either the home buying or home selling process.