10 Most Walkable Homes in Greater Washington

by McEnearney on April 21, 2017

The Walkscore –This generation’s only international measure of walkability by representing how accessible the surrounding neighborhood is on foot.  Being so close to the Nation’s Capital we are surrounded by walkable neighborhoods. Everywhere from Old Town Alexandria and Arlington to Georgetown and Silver Spring rank within the “Walker’s Paradise” spectrum of this scale. These walkable neighborhoods are sought after for their convenience and the general sense of being in the middle-of-it-all. We are proud to present 10 of the most Walkable homes on the market within the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia region below:

 

511 Cameron Street

Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Walkscore 98 – Walker’s Paradise
Babs Beckwith

511 Cameron Street

Oh, the excitement of Old Town Alexandria! Spend the day enjoying a great meal with friends at one of the many highly-acclaimed independent restaurants or stretch your legs and take in the scenery along the George Washington Parkway. Recognized by Livability.com, Alexandria ranks #1 on the 2016 list of Top 10 Downtowns. 511 Cameron Street is situated one block from King Street, Alexandria’s home for cozy, yet modern eateries and a wide array of boutique shops and fitness studios. This is the perfect location if you really want to be in the middle of where history meets luxury amenities.

 

930 Wayne Avenue #1305

Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Walkscore 98 – Walker’s Paradise
Dave Kolakowski

930 Wayne Avenue

Entertainment, shopping, dining, and living; Downtown Silver Spring has it all! 930 Wayne Avenue is located directly across the street from your everyday conveniences as well as entertainment and nightlife hot spots. Picture getting home from the office and heading to a class at Washington Sports Clubs. Once you’re done hitting the gym, why not head to Whole Foods or Sweetgreen for a healthy dinner. Looking for options for Friday night? There is everything from Sushi and Steak, to Tapas and Wine –don’t forget to catch a movie at Regal Cinemas Majestic 20!  Three blocks to Metro and directly next door to new and largest library (63,000+ SQ/FT) in Montgomery County…

 

2735 Olive Street, NW #10

Washington, DC 20007
Walkscore 97 – Walker’s Paradise
Burke Boguess Zimmerman

2735 Olive Street

Located one block away from Georgetown’s famous M Street. Enjoy the home of Washington DC’s swanky boutiques, famous cupcakes, and first-class independent dining. Georgetown is a hub for locals and tourists alike, all of which love how everything you can possibly need is within a few blocks. Enjoy a day on the waterfront or getting lost amongst the racks of your favorite shops. Don’t forget about the Capital Bikeshare, located one block south from 2735 Olive Street at 28th and M, NW!

 

Ellsworth Row

Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Walkscore 97 – Walker’s Paradise
The Goodhart Group

Ellsworth Row

Ellsworth Row is a new construction project that features five townhomes on bustling S. Patrick Street! This includes four new units and one historic renovation. One highlight of the project is the modern rooftop terraces that allow you take in the vibrant views of Old Town Alexandria and act as your eagle eye to what’s happening around town. Only a walk away from everything you possibly need, take a trip north to Misha’s, Old Town’s quintessential coffee spot or make dinner plans at award winning Vermillion. Is it the weekend? See live music at one of the many nightlife watering holes or enjoy bottomless brunch at your favorite King Street eatery.

 

1860 California Street, NW #204

Washington, DC 20009
Walkscore 97- Walker’s Paradise
Sue & Andy Hill

1860 California

Diverse, Unique and Vibrant –That defines Adam’s Morgan. 1860 California Street is perfectly situated only 2 blocks to the south of iconic 18th Street. Enjoy lunch at the DINER, make your stop at one of the area’s landmark bars, Madam’s Organ or spend a spring day at one of the rooftop patios. Only a short walk or drive from Washington, DC’s hot spots, Adam’s Morgan has become a hub for all generations!

 

1318 35th Street, NW #5

Washington, DC 20007
Walkscore 96- Walker’s Paradise
Ann Duff

1318 35th Street

2.5 Blocks north of M Street in historic Georgetown! Immerse yourself in the old-world, yet modern charm of this “Main Street.” If you want something, you better believe that it’s here! Everything from Georgetown Cupcake and Pizzeria Paradiso to lululemon and J. McLaughlin is located within 5 blocks of 1318 35th Street, making it ideal for the foodie and shopaholic, alike!

 

318 Prince Street #7

Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Walkscore 96- Walker’s Paradise
Sue Feinthel

318 Prince Street

Alexandria’s historic charm is what draws tourists and home buyers in, but did you know that one of the Nation’s oldest Farmer’s Markets is still held each Saturday morning at Market Square? George Washington sent his produce from Mount Vernon to be sold at this very same market, years ago! Participate in this local tradition each weekend to find the freshest produce only one block north of 318 Prince Street. After a morning of organic grocery shopping, spend an afternoon getting lost amongst the shops and eateries that you’d call home!

 

214 S Lee Street

Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Walkscore 92- Walker’s Paradise
Ginger Quinn

214 S Lee

Old Town Alexandria’s Waterfront is transforming! Located only a block away from Waterfront Park, 214 S Lee Street is the front-row transitional seat that you have been searching for. Developers are fusing historic charm with modern luxury! With that merger comes more community amenities! One block away from King Street; dine, shop and live like a local! Everything you need is already a short walk away, but we cannot wait to see what else is coming to the neighborhood.

 

1707 Price Street

Del Ray, Alexandria, Virginia
Walkscore 85- Very Walkable
Jen Walker Team

1707 Price Street

Mt. Vernon Avenue is Del Ray’s Main Street. Independent eateries line each side with the perfect array of quirky mom and pop shops in between. Looking for a place to unwind from a day at the office or just want to enjoy a beautiful afternoon, head to Evening Star Café/The Front Porch with friends and take a load off in their comfy outdoor area and enjoy a bourbon slushie! Everything you need at 1707 Price Street is close by, including fitness boutiques, farmers’ markets, cozy coffee shops, an award winning smoked barbecue joint and the best pizza around!

 

1555 North Colonial Terrace #501

Arlington, Virginia 22209
Walkscore 85- Very Walkable
Emery Shirey Group

1555 North Colonial

Rosslyn is not only growing, it’s thriving! Close enough to work and even closer to play, 1555 North Colonial Terrace is the ideal place to live and be a part of this Arlington renaissance. This home is within walking distance from Safeway and the Rosslyn Metro, and did we mention Target? Convenience is no issue, even when it comes to fitness classes at Gold’s Gym or an easy-to-get-to happy hour at Barley Mac.

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