Living in Capitol Hill
The Largest and Historic Residential Neighborhood in Washington DC
Capitol Hill enjoys being regarded as the largest and historic residential neighborhood within Washington DC. The neighborhood is the seat of US Congress, a reason that always makes Capitol Hill residents proud for their neighborhood is where laws are created and passed.
Despite the small area of land occupied by Capitol Hill, 2 square miles to be exact, it is still desnsely populated with about 35000 people living within various Capitol Hill homes. The borderlines of Capitol Hill also play vital parts in the lives of the residents. Located in the East is the Anacostia River, to the north is the H Street corridor, to its south are the Southeast/Southwest Freeway and Washington Navy yard, and to the west is the National Mall along the city’s business district.
The stretch of land that serves ground to diverse Capitol Hill homes also serves site to notable landmarks apart from the US Congress. The Senate Building, the Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Marine Barracks, and Congressional Cemetery have their foundations laid in Capitol Hill.
Adding prestige to these landmarks are diverse Capitol Hill home representing various styles, architectures, and periods. Most of the residential houses are row houses while there are also 19th century manor houses, federal townhouses, and brick row houses made distinct by the combination of Richardsonian Romanesque, Queen Anne, and Eastlakian motifs.
Diverse Yet Comfortable Living in Capitol Hill Homes
Comfortable living is always one of the top reasons for moving in. If you are considering purchasing one of the available Capitol Hill homes, then comfort and convenience is within your hands. A wide variety of convenience stores are present in the commercial corridors of the neighborhood. These include 7-Eleven, Corner Market, and Distad’s BP. Notable restaurants and diners include Matchbox Restaurant and Ted’s Bulletin. If you are after Latin American cuisines, then you’ll love Banana Café & Piano Bar.
Quality education is also accessible to Capitol Hill homes residents with the presence of public, private, and special schools such as Capitol Hill Day School, and Capitol Hill Arts Workshop. Recreation is well served by an assortment of spas, salons, fitness centers, sports hubs, theaters, bars, disco houses, and family function places. There are also public parks where family and friends can enjoy weekends away from stressful workloads.
Latest Property Listings in Capitol Hill
Outstanding property with endless possibilities. Currently used as a 5 unit rental property. Could live in one unit and rent out the rest or convert the property back to ...
- Beds 5
- Baths 5.0
- MLS DC8110999
Offers if any by 4 pm Wednesday June 19th. Gorg. renovated home steps to Eastern Market & Barracks Row's shops restaurants & METRO.Open Fl plan. Liv Rm w/ Fpl, gourmet ki...
- Beds 3
- Baths 3.0
- MLS DC8108145
This beguiling beauty will bewitch you! Attired in so much arch. Splendor as to belie its neophyte niche. Trad. To the toes! Crown mldgs, gas fpl, outlandishly attractiv...
- Beds 3
- Baths 2.0
- MLS DC8108263
A charming and unique antebellum jewel in the shadow of the US Capitol, renovated kitchens/baths, 2 fireplaces, wood floors , huge addition with sun filled family room an...
- Beds 3
- Baths 2.0
- MLS DC8107288
Size, Style and Substance! Gorgeous bayfront Victorian on Hill's quietest block boasts 6BR/2.5BA up +2BR/1BA bsmnt unit w/C of O rented @$1800/mo. LARGE rooms, sep LR/DR ...
- Beds 8
- Baths 4.0
- MLS DC8105068
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