Georgetown is a growing and an historic suburb of Washington, DC, boasting beautifully painted houses, locally run shops and restaurants, a tight-knit community atmosphere as well as a close proximity to the city. Built around Georgetown University, the area also has other continuing education institutions, as well as an excellent school district for younger scholars. Additionally, well-maintained public parks, an efficient transportation infrastructure, access to the water and monuments and its unique fashionable character, make Georgetown appealing to young families, single professionals, students and senior citizens alike.
Hillandale and Burleith are two neighborhoods to the west of Georgetown that enjoy a similarly high quality of life and a vibrant community atmosphere. Hillandale is a lovely gated community bounded by Glover-Archibald Park’s 260-acres of native plants and old growth trees. Known for its unsurpassed beauty and remarkably tranquil landscape located so close to the heart of the city, this neighborhood also has a well-maintained and fascinating history to go with its grace and charm.
Entirely residential and without its own business district, Burleith is also embraced by the verdant splendor of Glover-Archibald Park and has convenient public transportation connections to Wisconsin Avenue, downtown and major local highways. All three communities offer a "best of both worlds" lifestyle consisting of relaxed, community surroundings without sacrificing urban amenities. Real estate options consist of single-family detached homes, condominiums and townhouses.
Washington, D.C. Real Estate Market: Prices of Neighborhood Homes for Sale
The communities of Georgetown, Hillandale and Burleith offer luxury homes on spacious lots. The main architectural styles are Tudor and Colonial. Old growth trees line clean, quiet streets and backdrops of lush native vegetation give them a quaint, faraway feel, all within minutes of downtown. The average listing price for a home in Hillandale has recently been assessed at $1.8 million, while Burleith is a bit more affordable and offers more modern houses starting at around $300,000. Georgetown boasts a variety of housing styles that start at $375,000. Some townhouses and condominiums are available, but most of the homes in these communities are single-family detached, many of which are historic decorate local streets with their brightly painted exteriors. Newer homes are available as well, with functional floor plans and modern amenities. Buy a home in Georgetown if you'd like to walk to shops and eateries. Look in Hillandale for the height of security, serenity and comfort. Find a perfect family home near play lots and other amenities in Burleith. Whatever you're looking for, it can be found in one of these colorful communities.
Georgetown, Hillandale & Burleith Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 21st, 2014: homes priced around $2,259,000 compared to $1,866,271 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +17%. For Thursday, April 24th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.28%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.30%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.68%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.16%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Georgetown, Hillandale & Burleith 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 Georgetown, Hillandale & Burleith to help you find the best home!