In the northwest corner of Washington D.C. you’ll find a charming community known as Petworth. Petworth is bordered by Emerson Street on the north, Rock Creek Church Road and Spring Road on the south, the Soldiers’ Home and Rock Creek Church Yard and Cemetery on the east, and Arkansas Avenue on the west. Growing in popularity, Redfin has listed Petworth as the top neighborhood to watch in the DC area. In large part, Petworth’s popularity is due to the fact that it is a welcoming community with great diversity. The diversity of the area translates to great shopping and dining options. Some of the most popular hotspots in the area include the French bistro Chez Billy, Qualia Coffee, the Scandinavian Domku Bar and Cafe, among several other international options.
Petworth is also a community with a long rich history. The neighborhood grew considerably with the streetcar line that ran from Florida Avenue to Silver Spring, Maryland. Home to numerous brick row houses, Petworth is primarily a residential community with both single family homes and townhomes for sale. Homes in the area range in price from around $143,000 to $750,000 depending upon their location in the community, property size and amenities included. Condos range from $98,500 to $519,000. Students in Petworth are served by Powell Elementary, Whittier, Truesdell and Raymond campuses that serve both elementary and middle school students, and Roosevelt Senior High School, among other excellent facilities.
Petworth residents enjoy easy transportation via the Washington Metro’s Green Line and Yellow Line. Buy a home in Petworth and you’ll enjoy all these great amenities in addition to the numerous community events and festivals held there. Some of the local’s favorites include the Upshur Street Arts and Crafts Fair, the Petworth Community Market, Petworth Jazz Project, and the DC Caribbean Carnival parade.
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