Southwest Waterfront | Washington DC Real Estate

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The Southwest Waterfront is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Washington, DC. The area went through its last major transformation in the 1960’s and the prominent architecture of this small quadrant of DC strongly reflects that time period. Both Hubert Humphrey and Thurgood Marshall once lived in the neighborhood.

The neighborhood borders the U.S. Capitol building, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Mall. There are five major condo and apartment buildings that anchor Southwest DC: Carrolsburg, Harbour Square, Tiber Island, River Park, and Riverside, all of which are within a few blocks walk of the Waterfront Metro station. Rowhouses are also a real estate option in Southwest DC, although more limited than other neighborhoods in DC. Washington Marina offers the option for boat owners to live on their vessels and is one of the largest live-aboard communities in the U.S.

You will find some fantastic dining options just outside your door. Cantina Marina and the Maine Avenue Fish Market are two of the most popular dining options for locals and tourists alike. Southwest DC also features the newly redeveloped Arena Stage Theater and an enormous Safeway Supermarket. The neighborhood is a short walk from Hains Point Park, which is one of the largest parks in Washington, DC, and features golf courses, tennis courts, softball fields, and sweeping waterfront views. Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals baseball team, is across South Capitol Street SW from the Southwest Waterfront.

Look for many changes to come to the area in the coming years as local developers PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette have teamed up in a public/private partnership with the District of Columbia. The plan to completely transform the waterfront along Maine Avenue SW has been named "The Wharf" and Phase I should be completed by 2016. This has already included the new Washington Kastles Stadium, which hosts DC’s professional tennis team, and additional plans are for residential units, a marina, office space, retail space, hotel rooms, and parking.

Four Metro stops service Southwest DC on the orange/blue and yellow/green lines, including Smithsonian, L’Enfant Plaza, Federal Center SW, and Waterfront. Waterfront on the green line is the only stop south of I-395 and is the closest to the river. Several Metro bus lines service the area as well. 4th Street SW, 7th Street SW, and 12th Street SW are the best direct routes to access the northern side of the National Mall and downtown DC. Interstate 395 runs through Southwest DC, and provides access out to Virginia and to the Anacostia Freeway (DC Route 295) via I-695.  Reagan National Airport is four Metro stops or a 10-minute drive away. 

The Southwest Waterfront encompasses most of the small quadrant of Southwest DC, and its borders are Independence Avenue SW to the north, South Capitol Street SW to the east, and the Anacostia River, Potomac River, and Tidal Basin to the southwest.

Southwest Waterfront Listings

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A Rare Chance To Own A Piece Of Washington Dc ...

$124,900
Washington, DC
1 ba, 500 ft² Residential
Price:
$124,900
City:
Washington
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8413045

A Rare Chance To Own A Piece Of Washington Dc In One Of The Hottest Neighborhoods In The City. ...

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Light & Bright South-facing Studio At Harbour S...

$145,000
Washington, DC
1 ba, 596 ft² Residential
Price:
$145,000
City:
Washington
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8366156

Light & Bright South-facing Studio At Harbour Square, Parquet Flooring, Plenty Of Closets, New Gl...

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One Bedroom Condo In Super Convenient Location....

$149,900
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 670 ft² Residential
Price:
$149,900
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC7838735

One Bedroom Condo In Super Convenient Location. One Block To Sw Metro, Safeway, And Restaurants....

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Designed By The Noted Modernist Architect, Chlo...

$164,900
Washington, DC
1 ba, 550 ft² Residential
Price:
$164,900
City:
Washington
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8367825

Designed By The Noted Modernist Architect, Chloethiel Woodard Smith, Harbour Square Is A Mid-cent...

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Renovated 1 Bed, 1 Bath Offers Expansive Entert...

$177,000
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba Residential
Price:
$177,000
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8399896

Renovated 1 Bed, 1 Bath Offers Expansive Entertaining Space With Hardwood Flooring! Renovated Kit...

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1br/1ba River Park Co-op! Open + Spacious Floor...

$179,000
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 650 ft² Residential
Price:
$179,000
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8384046

1br/1ba River Park Co-op! Open + Spacious Floor Plan. Large Windows Allow Lots Of Natural Light. ...

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Short Sale, 3rd Party Approval - One Lender, Tw...

$199,000
Washington, DC
3 br, 2½ ba, 1,027 ft² Residential
Price:
$199,000
City:
Washington
Beds:
3
Baths:
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8273039

Short Sale, 3rd Party Approval - One Lender, Two Loans. As-is.

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Splendor In River Park! Sleek And Chic Remodele...

$199,990
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 700 ft² Residential
Price:
$199,990
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8412008

Splendor In River Park! Sleek And Chic Remodeled Co-op. Stunning Open Floor Plan W Modern Kitchen...

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Junior One-bedroom With Open Kitchen, Balcony W...

$218,900
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 543 ft² Residential
Price:
$218,900
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8320177

Junior One-bedroom With Open Kitchen, Balcony With Water Garden View, Parquet Flooring, Walk-in C...

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Wide Open Lr & Dr Space W/ Prvt Balcony Overloo...

$225,000
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 674 ft² Residential
Price:
$225,000
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8414521

Wide Open Lr & Dr Space W/ Prvt Balcony Overlooking Waterfront Metro & Gardens! Crisp Kit W/ Whit...

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Spacious Studio Condo In Sw Waterfront! Beautif...

$230,000
Washington, DC
1 ba, 517 ft² Residential
Price:
$230,000
City:
Washington
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8399504

Spacious Studio Condo In Sw Waterfront! Beautifully Updated With Granite Counters, Ceramic Tile F...

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Open Sun 7/13 2-4pm! Bright 1br/1ba Condo In Th...

$239,000
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 570 ft² Residential
Price:
$239,000
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8401077

Open Sun 7/13 2-4pm! Bright 1br/1ba Condo In The Booming Southwest Waterfront. Get In While Price...

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Beautiful And Ergonomic 1br @ Prestigious Harbo...

$239,900
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 620 ft² Residential
Price:
$239,900
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8336771

Beautiful And Ergonomic 1br @ Prestigious Harbour Sq! Warm Bamboo Flooring! Updated Bathroom. To...

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Short Sale Approved For Listed Price: Beautiful...

$240,000
Washington, DC
1 ba, 575 ft² Residential
Price:
$240,000
City:
Washington
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8097618

Short Sale Approved For Listed Price: Beautiful Floor To Ceiling Condo. Balcony, Granite Counters...

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Open House On Sunday On 7/20 1 - 4pm ** One Be...

$248,900
Washington, DC
1 br, 1 ba, 775 ft² Residential
Price:
$248,900
City:
Washington
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
DC8362219

Open House On Sunday On 7/20 1 - 4pm ** One Bedroom W/ Floor To Ceiling Windows/ Condo. Located ...

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Listing information last updated on August 1st, 2014 at 7:47am EDT.

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