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The community of Eckington in Washington, D.C., is famous for being one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. The land was first developed as a private estate in 1830 and converted to a neighborhood in 1887. Today, Eckington is a charming, family-friendly residential area that attracts people who prefer a small-town atmosphere, while still enjoying all the amenities of big-city life. Instead of offices and industrial complexes, you'll find historic, single-family houses, townhouses, condos and apartments. The Eckington neighborhood also boasts a thriving business community, and is the D.C. home of Sirius XM Radio.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The almost exclusively residential neighborhood of Eckington provides terrific value, beautiful homes, clean parks, easy access to all of the Washington DC area, and a powerful sense of community. Just ten minutes from downtown Washington, nestled between Brentwood, Truxton Circle, and Bloomingdale Eckington is referred to by locals as DC’s “quiet little secret.” The neighborhood was developed in the early 20th century soon after a streetcar was extended into the area. A strong sense of community is apparent with several parks and playgrounds jam-packed with families. This neighborhood is becoming increasingly popular with young families and professionals.

THE LIFESTYLE

Student life thrives here as Eckington boasts both McKinley Technology High School and Howard University. However, the community is more family-oriented than college-oriented. People of all ages can enjoy the Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center, an urban paradise with grassy fields. Nearby, one can enjoy the 412-acre National Arboretum, a botanical sanctuary resplendent with beautiful flowers and trees. Close by is the Howard Theater, which offers a full roster of live shows and concerts. Eckington restaurants range from fast-food favorites to family-style eateries with D.C.'s famed nightlife just minutes away. With so many students in the area, Eckington apartments are always popular, but this real estate market also boasts a diverse array of homes as well as condos and duplexes for sale. Homes for sale in Eckington can range from smaller, single-family units to spacious, three- and four-bedroom homes. Many of the area's houses are beautiful, refurbished Victorian structures, but you'll also find row houses in a range of colors. With so much architectural diversity, there's a residence in Eckington  that fits every taste and lifestyle. With a population just under 4,000, Eckington’s boundaries run from Washington’s Metro Brentwood Yard on the east to Florida Avenue on the south, Rhode Island Avenue on the north to North Capitol Street on the west. The convenient location of Eckington adds to the desirability of the neighborhood.

 Locals enjoy access to a playground, dog park and abundant green space at Alethia Tanner Park, plus the ease of connecting up with the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

THE MARKET

With so many students in the area, Eckington apartments are always popular, but this real estate market also boasts a diverse array of homes as well as condos and duplexes for sale. Homes for sale in Eckington can range from smaller, single-family units to spacious, three- and four-bedroom homes. Many of the area's houses are beautiful, refurbished Victorian structures, but you'll also find row houses in a range of colors. With so much architectural diversity, there's a residence in Eckington to fit every taste and lifestyle.

The industrial atmosphere is confined to the neighborhood’s eastern edge while the rest of Eckington boasts a range of housing options from condos to small and large rowhouses to fixer-uppers to new developments.

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT

The same tumult of nearby and booming areas.

Surrounded by some of the city's busiest thoroughfares, Eckington is an unexpectedly quiet reprieve from the hustle and bustle of its borders. The small neighborhood in Northeast Washington is tucked among Florida Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue and North Capitol Street but is mainly residential within those borders.

The small neighborhood in Northeast Washington is tucked among Florida Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue and North Capitol Street but is mainly residential within those borders. McKinley Technology High School serves as a central point, sitting atop a hill and overlooking the clusters of townhouses that line the surrounding streets.

Walking the streets along Eckington’s eastern half, passersby can hear the trains roaring by the old warehouses and manufacturing plants. For many residents, the grittiness of Eckington’s industrial past provides a real city feel. There’s an asphalt recycling plant and the Amtrak tracks run through here, so it has this feel of true urbanity. 

Despite its traffic woes, Eckington is an extremely walkable neighborhood that offers immediate connection to other parts of the city.

YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH

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In Northeast D.C Eckington offers an oasis of calm amid the commotion of the city.

Residents young and old enjoy spending time at the Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center, with a popular swimming pool as well as basketball and tennis courts, a fitness track, and playground.

The historical Howard Theater brings a variety of live performances including concerts, launch parties, stand-up comedy, and gospel music all without needing to go too far away from home.

Crispus Attucks Park adds to the beauty found in Eckington. Located on the boundary of  Eckington and Bloomingdale, this hidden gem reflects the rich history of the area. The oasis of trees and flowers takes up a little over one acre, stretching a city block. 

Situated at 1105 N. 1st Street North on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FreshFarm Farmers Market has served as a quintessential Sunday morning community gathering place where neighbors and friends meet to socialize while shopping locally for decades. FreshFarm promotes sustainable agriculture and improves food access in the northeast region. The nonprofit organization offers “Footprints Summer Camp At Home '' where daily activities such as cooking classes for kids happen on Instagram Live. 

There is a walkable distance to restaurants, bars and groceries stores, and most attractions are 20-30 minutes by metro at the most.

Situated in the northeast part of the region, Eckington is located one mile north of Washington, D.C., and is surrounded by the neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, NoMa, Brentwood, and Edgewood. There's quick and easy access to downtown D.C. both by car or Metro.

With so many amenities, it's not surprising that Eckington is a popular choice for those who prefer a small-town atmosphere with big-city conveniences just minutes away.  Metro buses run through Eckington and two metro stations on the Red Line serve the neighborhood as well: NoMa-Gallaudet U at the southeast corner and Rhode Island Avenue-Brentwood at the northeast corner. Interstate 395 launches two miles southwest of Eckington, leading to Virginia or DC Route 295 (Anacostia Freeway) via-695.

Newest Eckington Homes and Condos for Sale

$999,999
4 Beds 4 Baths
Another stunning renovation completed by Carstensz Capitol. It's technically a n REO but you'd never know it. Luxury, modern convenience and practicallity everywhere you look. The ultimate in thoughtful design and attention to detail. everything was redone in this home from a new 2024 roof to new hardood and tile floors, new electric, new plumbing, new windows, new HVAC and water heater., and so much more. You'd never know you were on Rhode Island Avenue with the high quiet end replacement windows throughout. Convenience of a high ceiling in-law suite in the basement suitable for an ADU or enjoin the space with the rest of the home for a single family experience. The options are endless. Exterior architecture is typically ornate for Eckington and Le Droit, But the inside is a modern luxury experience. The primary entry level has a nice size living room, ample recessed lighting, abundant electrical outlets and a recesssed gas fireplace. There is convenience of a primary floor 1/2 bath. The designer all white and high end stainless steel kitchen with quartz counters powder room, is a chef's dream. a convenient rear deck with entry from the off street parking is ideal for urban convenience. The interior is fitted with contemporary and sturdy railings. The interior light fixtures are tasteful and practical with a sense of today's subtle fashion sense. The second floor includes a spacious primary owner's suite with it's own spacious primary bath, two additional bedrooms with an additional 2nd full bathroom as well as a bedroom level washer and dryer. Inlaw suite has front and rear entry as well as proper emergency egress, a full designer kitchen, iindependent washer and dryer a living room plenty of closet space, a full bath, and the fourth bedroom. Driveway parking in the rear. In between 2 metros (Shaw and Rhode Island), close to live music,

21 Rhode Island Ave Ne, Washington

Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Distinctive, LLC. Contact: (202) 800-3200

$480,000
1 Beds 1 Baths
Welcome to your dream urban oasis in one of the city's most desirable newer constructions, where luxury meets convenience in a vibrant neighborhood. This exceptional 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom first-floor condo combines style, comfort, and the highest standard of living. First-Floor Advantage: Enjoy the unparalleled convenience of first-floor living, offering easy access without the need for stairs or elevators—ideal for those who treasure simplicity and accessibility. Newer Building Perks: Be part of a community that benefits from modern construction, featuring cutting-edge design, energy efficiency, and a commitment to luxury. Expansive Outdoor Patio: Discover your private, large outdoor patio, a rare find that's perfect for entertaining, unwinding, or even starting your own urban garden. Soaring Exposed Ceilings: The unit boasts 9+ foot exposed ceilings, creating an open, airy atmosphere filled with natural light and emphasizing the spacious, modern vibe. Lifestyle Amenities: Elevate your lifestyle with access to exclusive, high-end amenities. Enjoy the refreshing pool, a state-of-the-art gym, and a chic common area for socializing or hosting gatherings. Live in the Heart of It All: Located at 50 Florida Ave NE, Unit 116 offers unparalleled access to the city's bustling markets, trendy eateries, and cultural hotspots, all from the tranquility of a serene, beautifully designed complex that serves as your urban retreat. Every inch of this condo reflects comfort and style. The open-concept living space flows seamlessly into a kitchen equipped with high-end appliances and sophisticated finishes. The tranquil bedroom promises restful nights, and the modern bathroom offers a spa-like retreat. Unit 116 at 50 Florida Ave NE is more than just a condo; it's a lifestyle choice for those who value luxury, comfort, and convenience. If you're looking for a first-floor unit that blends accessibility with modern living, your search ends here. Don’t miss out—schedule your viewing today and step into the life you deserve.

50 Florida Ave Ne Unit #116, Washington

Listing courtesy of Compass. Contact: (703) 310-6111

$1,150,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
Welcome to this exquisite 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom residence situated at 2100 4th Street NE #1 in the vibrant Eckington neighborhood of Washington, DC. This property, nestled within a boutique building, offers a spacious 2,618 square feet of living space across two levels, featuring an open floor plan designed for contemporary luxury living. Upon entry, the space is bathed in natural light streaming through floor-to-ceiling windows, creating an inviting ambiance. The heart of the home is the spacious kitchen with a generous island, providing an ideal space for culinary endeavors and hosting. Additionally, this level includes a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, perfect for guests or a well-appointed home office. The lower level unveils a primary bedroom with a private patio and a luxurious en-suite bathroom featuring a soaking tub, spa-like shower, and dual vanities. Two additional well-appointed bedrooms and another bathroom with dual vanities complete this level. With its contemporary design and thoughtful layout, this home seamlessly blends style and modern comfort. Luxuriant landscape surrounds the property accompanied by secured parking and an electrical charge for your vehicle. Nestled in Eckington, this home offers effortless access to the finest offerings of Washington, DC. Eckington is renowned for its diverse array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Residents can relish nearby parks, convenient public transportation, and a thriving community atmosphere. This home in Eckington presents a harmonious fusion of urban living and modern comfort. Embrace the opportunity to make this sophisticated urban retreat your own. Schedule a showing today and claim this exquisite residence as your own. The property is VA loan assumable for qualified buyers and was sold on 9/29/22 for $1,118,250.

2100 4th St Ne Unit #1, Washington

Listing courtesy of Compass. Contact: (202) 386-6330

$879,000
4 Beds 4 Baths
**Motivated Seller** Fantastic opportunity to own this amazing 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom brick townhome. Meticulously renovated, including a new roof, chimney, skylight, updated kitchen cabinets, remodeled primary closet/bathroom, hospital-grade ultraviolet HVAC system, and freshly hardscaped and landscaped backyard. Enjoy the inviting front porch, a perfect setting for soaking up sunsets. Inside, gorgeous hardwood flooring, exposed brick accents, elegant crown molding, and expansive windows frame the living space, infusing each room with character and refinement. The open layout allows an abundance of natural light to grace every corner, making it ideal for both daily living and entertaining. The heart of this residence is the stunning open-concept kitchen, a haven for culinary enthusiasts, accompanied with stainless steel appliances, sleek quartz countertops, gas cooking, custom cabinetry, and a generously sized island. Extend your gatherings seamlessly through the glass door, guiding you to the newly upgraded composite deck and beautifully remodeled backyard, featuring one of the most secluded and private yards in the area – perfect for late night bonfires. The owner's suite is a tranquil retreat, with abundant natural light and a well-appointed en suite bathroom adorned with a skylight. Two additional bedrooms on the top level, sharing a newly renovated hallway bathroom. The lower level offers an excellent opportunity for short-term rentals, as it's plumbed for a kitchen and providing versatile living space to suit various needs. Eckington, renowned for its historic architecture, offers a vibrant community with convenient shopping and dining options just moments from your doorstep. Explore Eckington Yards, Rhode Island Center, NoMa, Bloomingdale, and the Union Market District. For outdoor enthusiasts, the nearby Harry Thomas Recreation Center boasts a public pool, tennis and basketball courts, a community garden, and expansive green spaces. Take advantage of the Metropolitan Branch Trail, only a few blocks away, leading to Eckington Dog Park, Alethia Tanner Park, Lost Generation Brewing, and the Bouldering Project. Commuting around downtown is effortless, with Metrobus service nearby and the Rhode Island Metro station within easy reach, and the Noma and Gallaudet Metro station just a 17-minute walk away. This is DC living at its finest. All offers will be reviewed as they come in. Pre inspections are welcome.

2035 2nd St Ne, Washington

Listing courtesy of Redfin Corporation. Contact:

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