In Ward 7, in the southeast quadrant of Washington DC, just east of the Anacostia River is the highly desirable neighborhood known as Hillcrest. Hillcrest sits on the District-Maryland line and is bounded by Alabama Avenue, 32nd Street, Gainsville Street and Branch Avenue. To Hillcrest’s west you’ll find Hillcrest Park, home to the Hillcrest Recreation Center, Hillcrest Park Public Tennis Center, the Winston Education Center and Washington Seniors Wellness Center.
There are a few condos in Hillcrest, but the bulk of its real estate options consist of single family homes with spacious yards. The homes for sale in Hillcrest are of varying architectural styles including Federal, Mid-Atlantic and Tudor Revivals, as well as American Craftsman bungalows and Georgian Colonials. The beautiful landscaping and general aesthetics of Hillcrest are similar to that of the affluent Cleveland Park community.
Despite its beauty, Hillcrest remains one of DC’s most affordable communities with homes for sale at a fraction of what you’d pay on Capitol Hill. Home prices typically range from around $125,000 to $525,000, however prices can vary depending upon the square footage, special features and the property’s location within the community. Buy a home in this charming community and enjoy the neighborhood get-togethers, picnics in the park, and the picturesque views of the Washington Monument and the Capitol. In the 20020 zip code, Hillcrest’s location affords residents easy access to the Capital Beltway, Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Downtown DC.
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