Victorian Style Homes in Washington DC Metro Area

One of the most enduring architectural types in Washington Metro is Victorian, coined as a term during the reign of England's Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901. The style became enormously popular in Washington during the latter part of the 19th century and was applied across the board to single-family dwellings, row houses, hotels, churches and commercial buildings. It's hard to picture the metropolitan area without the Victorian influence and in fact, its popularity has only been exceeded by Colonial architecture. Like other seminal design movements, Victorian spawned numerous offshoots, including Gothic Revival, Queen Anne, Second Empire and Romanesque Revival.  For more information about Victorian style homes in Washington DC Metro area, contact us today!

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CENTRAL, WASHINGTON: Row House, Regular Sale

$6,485,000
1508-1512 21st St Nw
Washington, DC 20036
20 bed, 16 bath
0 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1508-1512 21st St Nw Washington, DC 20036
Price:
$6,485,000
Beds:
20
Baths:
16
MLS® #:
DC8556530
Acres:
0.120
Provider:
Keller Williams Capital Properties

These 3 Rare Dupont Circle Townhouses Are In The Perfect Location And Ideal For Any Investor Or D...

Homes for Sale in WASHINGTON, DC
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CLEVELAND PARK, WASHINGTON: Detached House, Regular Sale

$4,650,000
3225 Highland Pl Nw
Washington, DC 20008
7 bed, 4 bath
6,400 Sq ft Residential
Address:
3225 Highland Pl Nw Washington, DC 20008
Price:
$4,650,000
SqFt:
6,400
Beds:
7
Baths:
4
MLS® #:
DC8590409
Acres:
0.310
Provider:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Situated On 1/3 Acre On Most Coveted Street In Cleveland Park. Beautifully Restored 1898 Victori...

Homes for Sale located at 3225 Highland Pl Nw, in the city of WASHINGTON, DC 20008
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LOGAN CIRCLE, WASHINGTON: Property, Regular Sale

$3,500,000
1313 R St Nw
Washington, DC 20009
6 bed, 3½ bath
3,860 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1313 R St Nw Washington, DC 20009
Price:
$3,500,000
SqFt:
3,860
Beds:
6
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8562087
Acres:
0.090
Provider:
Compass

Immaculately Restored Victorian Row House In One Of The Most Desirable Locations In Washington. J...

Residential Real Estate for Sale located in the neighborhood of LOGAN CIRCLE, in the city of WASHINGTON, DC
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LOGAN CIRCLE, WASHINGTON: Row House, Regular Sale

$3,325,000
1318 Rhode Island Ave Nw
Washington, DC 20005
6 bed, 5½ bath
5,435 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1318 Rhode Island Ave Nw Washington, DC 20005
Price:
$3,325,000
SqFt:
5,435
Beds:
6
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8651902
Acres:
0.060
Provider:
Compass

Stunning Logan Circle Contemporary Mansion Is An Entertainer's Dream. This Approx 6000 Sf, 6 Bed ...

WASHINGTON Real Estate - MLS # DC8651902, Residential real estate for Sale in LOGAN CIRCLE, MLS Listings # DC8651902
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LOGAN CIRCLE, WASHINGTON: Property, Regular Sale

$2,500,000
1309 R St Nw
Washington, DC 20009
6 bed, 3½ bath
3,360 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1309 R St Nw Washington, DC 20009
Price:
$2,500,000
SqFt:
3,360
Beds:
6
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8562090
Acres:
0.040
Provider:
Compass

Immaculately Restored Victorian Row House In One Of The Most Desirable Locations In Washington. J...

MLS #DC8562090 for Sale at 1309 R St Nw, in the city of WASHINGTON, 20009
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CHEVY CHASE SEC 2, CHEVY CHASE: Detached House, Regular Sale

$2,399,900
5 Irving St E
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
6 bed, 4½ bath
2,580 Sq ft Residential
Address:
5 Irving St E Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Price:
$2,399,900
SqFt:
2,580
Beds:
6
Baths:
MLS® #:
MC8448094
Acres:
0.170
Provider:
Keller Williams Capital Properties

Grand 3 Stories Victorian In The Heart Of Chevy Chase Village. Stroll To The Avenue And Metro. Ar...

CHEVY CHASE Homes for Sale in the neighborhood of CHEVY CHASE SEC 2 in the Zipcode of 20815
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DUPONT CIRCLE, WASHINGTON: Townhouse, Regular Sale

$2,250,000
1728 Q St Nw
Washington, DC 20009
4 bed, 3½ bath
2,508 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1728 Q St Nw Washington, DC 20009
Price:
$2,250,000
SqFt:
2,508
Beds:
4
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8678110
Acres:
0.040
Provider:
Washington Fine Properties, Llc

Beautifully Renovated 4br/3.5ba With Lovely Architectural Details Throughout, An Open Floor Plan,...

Residential Real Estate for Sale at 1728 Q St Nw in the city of WASHINGTON by MLS #DC8678110
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OLD CITY #2, WASHINGTON: Row House, Regular Sale

$2,240,000
1773 T St Nw
Washington, DC 20009
7 bed, 2 bath
2,597 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1773 T St Nw Washington, DC 20009
Price:
$2,240,000
SqFt:
2,597
Beds:
7
Baths:
2
MLS® #:
DC8707859
Acres:
0.040
Provider:
Redfin Corp

Opportunity Knocks! Currently Being Used As An Office.stunning Four Level Row-house With Original...

MLS Number DC8707859 in the city of WASHINGTON Homes for Sale by OLD CITY #2, the zipcode of 20009
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GEORGETOWN, WASHINGTON: Townhouse, Regular Sale

$2,195,000
1505 28th St Nw
Washington, DC 20007
3 bed, 3½ bath
2,001 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1505 28th St Nw Washington, DC 20007
Price:
$2,195,000
SqFt:
2,001
Beds:
3
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8720326
Acres:
0.030
Provider:
Washington Fine Properties, Llc

Fabulous 3br/3.5ba Townhome In The Heart Of The East Village W/grand Rooms, High Ceilings, Stunni...

1505 28th St Nw, in the city of WASHINGTON Real Estate in DC by GEORGETOWN,
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GEORGETOWN, WASHINGTON: Row House, Regular Sale

$2,175,000
3024 Cambridge Pl Nw
Washington, DC 20007
4 bed, 3 bath
2,016 Sq ft Residential
Address:
3024 Cambridge Pl Nw Washington, DC 20007
Price:
$2,175,000
SqFt:
2,016
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
MLS® #:
DC8699263
Acres:
0.030
Provider:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Pristine, Renovated, Victorian Flooded W/ Light On Fabulous, Quiet, One-way Street In East Villag...

Residential for Sale by 3024 Cambridge Pl Nw in the WASHINGTON, located in the neighborhood of GEORGETOWN
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OLD TOWN, ALEXANDRIA: Detached House, Regular Sale

$2,175,000
512 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314
5 bed, 3 bath
3,347 Sq ft Residential
Address:
512 Duke St Alexandria, VA 22314
Price:
$2,175,000
SqFt:
3,347
Beds:
5
Baths:
3
MLS® #:
AX8473848
Acres:
0.090
Provider:
Weichert, Realtors

Detached Victorian W/elevator & Garage In The Heart Of Town. Unique Architectural Features Includ...

AX8473848, Residential, 512 Duke St, ALEXANDRIA, VA, OLD TOWN, , 22314
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CLEVELAND PARK, WASHINGTON: Detached House, Regular Sale

$2,100,000
3031 Newark St Nw
Washington, DC 20008
5 bed, 4½ bath
3,195 Sq ft Residential
Address:
3031 Newark St Nw Washington, DC 20008
Price:
$2,100,000
SqFt:
3,195
Beds:
5
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8605671
Acres:
0.120
Provider:
W.c. & A.n. Miller, Realtors, A Long & Foster Co.

New Price! Classic Cleveland Park Victorian W 5 Br/4.5ba/2-car Attached Gar On Coveted Newark St....

DC8605671, Residential, 3031 Newark St Nw, WASHINGTON, DC, CLEVELAND PARK, , 20008
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NONE, UPPER MARLBORO: Detached House, Regular Sale

$1,990,000
8901 Duvall Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
4 bed, 2½ bath
5,460 Sq ft Residential
Address:
8901 Duvall Rd Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Price:
$1,990,000
SqFt:
5,460
Beds:
4
Baths:
MLS® #:
PG8600215
Acres:
28.080
Provider:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Historic Waverly Mansion Is An Exquisite 28+ Ac. Equestrian Estate Across From Scenic 6,000+ Ac. ...

PG8600215, Residential, 8901 Duvall Rd, UPPER MARLBORO, MD, NONE, , 20772
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DUPONT, WASHINGTON: Row House, Regular Sale

$1,950,000
1616 S St Nw
Washington, DC 20009
6 bed, 3½ bath
4,951 Sq ft Residential
Address:
1616 S St Nw Washington, DC 20009
Price:
$1,950,000
SqFt:
4,951
Beds:
6
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8684573
Acres:
0.050
Provider:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Old Castle Row Dupont Townhouse. Spacious,4,900 Sf For Comfortable Living. Bright,original Detail...

DC8684573, Residential, 1616 S St Nw, WASHINGTON, DC, DUPONT, , 20009
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CHEVY CHASE, WASHINGTON: Detached House, Regular Sale

$1,945,000
3707 Morrison St Nw
Washington, DC 20015
7 bed, 5½ bath
4,370 Sq ft Residential
Address:
3707 Morrison St Nw Washington, DC 20015
Price:
$1,945,000
SqFt:
4,370
Beds:
7
Baths:
MLS® #:
DC8728079
Acres:
0.210
Provider:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

Splendid Victorian On Most Sought After Block! A 7 Bedroom 5 1/2 Bath Wonder Steeped In History (...

DC8728079, Residential, 3707 Morrison St Nw, WASHINGTON, DC, CHEVY CHASE, , 20015
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Victorian Style Homes in Washington DC Metro AreaWhile Victorian design in some shape or form is present throughout the metropolitan area, its greatest impact was in Washington DC itself.  And, if you're having a conversation about Victorian architecture in DC, row houses have to be a part of it. One of the city's earliest major trends, these tall conjoined units followed the European model of offering cost effective housing to a rapidly expanding worker population. Not all row houses are Victorian style of course but it's certainly safe to say that a majority share the connection. In the modern era, Victorian row houses became an indispensable part of condo conversions. The same goes for Victorian hotels, apartment buildings, schools and grand manors – all were and still are, bedrock components of the restoration and conversion process. 

The emergence of Victorian-style architecture in Washington Metro coincided with a period of rapid expansion and a changing of the tides. While earlier designers had often come from Europe, the Victorian era ushered in the first major wave of American professional architects – often builders that made the transition to design. Single-family homes were often tall and symmetrical with either clapboard, shingles or brick exteriors. Front gables and/or side wings were common as were generous porches and richly detailed woodwork, including spindles and jigsaw scrolls. One of the more distinctive subtypes is the aptly named gingerbread house design. Among various elements present in row houses and larger buildings were multiple-story bays, corner towers, narrow windows and hipped roofs. 

Prices for Victorian style homes in the Washington metropolitan area are understandably varied. Samplings from the upper end of the spectrum include a nine-bedroom Grand Dame manor in Georgetown built in 1875 with an asking price of $8,995,000, and a 14-bedroom mansion with turreted towers constructed in 1883, recently lowered to $4,999,995 and located in Old City #2 in DC. On the low side of the market is an 1897 three-bedroom fixer-upper farmhouse on four acres of land in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, listed for $209,000 as well as a cute three-bedroom short-sale house in historic Mount Rainier, Maryland that recently went pending for only $180,000. The disparity of prices is not indicative of rare exceptions – listings are well distributed across the financial range and throughout the entire Washington Metro area.

 

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Listing information last updated on August 28th, 2015 at 1:00am EDT.