Cathedral/Wesley Heights Homes for Sale
Cathedral/Wesley Heights Real Estate
Guide to Cathedral / Wesley Heights
Cathedral/Wesley Heights is a small, residential neighborhood located in northwest Washington, D.C. This heavily wooded area is surrounded by large single-family homes and although there’s no metro station, the direct location to other vibrant neighborhoods makes this area a great choice for families and young professionals.
South of AU
Cathedral/Wesley Heights is belted by Fulton Street to the south, Chain Bridge Road to the west, Massachusetts Avenue to the east and American University to the north. A unique aspect about Cathedral/Wesley Heights is that it is bordered by many different neighborhoods. Glover Park is to the south, Woodley and Cleveland Park to the east, Palisades/Foxhall and Spring Valley to the west while Tenleytown/AU Park sits just north of the community.
Bus & Cars
Many residents here have a car and use their vehicle to travel in and around the area. Also, quite a number of residents ride the bus while other people use a carpooling system to get to work. The N2, N3, N4, N6, and the M4 all travel within the neighborhood. There is also no metro station in the Cathedral/Wesley Heights area with the Tenleytown station the nearest one just north of Nebraska Avenue.
Apartment Complexes & Other Housing Options
Cathedral/Wesley Heights’ housing options are primarily made up of small (studio to two bedrooms) to medium-sized condominium and cooperative buildings including multiple apartment buildings as well as single-family homes. The diversity of the housing options along with its proximity to American University makes this neighborhood a notable destination for possible homeowners. Many students also reside in this area because of its location to the University.
Restricted Options but Venture to Nearby Neighborhoods for Nightlife
Chef Geoff’s, off of New Mexico Avenue, is a great place for diverse menu options. This American style menu offers a friendly environment with consistently good food. Its creative twists on American dishes and it’s active bar produces many customers. The rainbow trout as well as multiple other seafood options are not to be missed.
Almost directly across from the National Cathedral is Cafe Deluxe. This family-friendly diner compromises with a variety of customer groups. Along with the fabulous burgers and cocktails, it also includes a patio and it’s also very affordable. Just across the street is a must for pizza lovers. 2 Amys is a restaurant offering wood-oven; Neapolitan-style pies and the choice of Italian wines are also on point. An AU favorite of students is next door at Cactus Cantina. A Tex-Mex restaurant always jumping with students and families, this place mostly draws people with their frozen swirl margarita and sopapillas.
Battery Kemble Park & School District
This neighborhood is somewhat bounded by southern sections of the Rock Creek Park. To the west is Battery Kemble Park, a divider to Palisades/Foxhall. This park has abundant pine trees and different species of birds which makes it a great place to bird watch. Maddox Branch, a tributary of the Potomac also runs through the park while there are plenty of trails to travel
Glover Archbold Park is also just south of the neighborhoods jurisdiction. This park offers fantastic views of wooded areas along with providing trails for running and hiking.
Bender Arena is a multi-purpose arena located within the proximity of American University. It’s home to the AU Eagles basketball, volleyball and wrestling teams. It’s also staged many music concerts as well.
Besides the aforementioned American University, Cathedral/Wesley Heights is also home to Horace Mann Elementary School and is near the St. Albans School just west of Massachusetts Avenue. St. Albans is an independent college, preparatory day and boarding school for boys in grades 4-12.
Overall Cathedral/Wesley Heights is a neighborhood one should consider when looking for real estate in the northwestern part of the District. Its dedicated green space is excellent, and with large, gorgeous homes also available throughout, this attractive area makes a great neighborhood choice for living.
Real Estate Market Stats
Basic Stats Overview
Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Last Updated: 2/19/2019
|Homes for Sale||45||-15.6%||+17.8%|
|Solds: 90 Day||35||-28.6%||-74.3%|
|Average List Price/Sold Price||97.50%||-0.4%||-0.1%|
|90 Day Sold||$742,641||-2.6%||+9.3%|
|90 Day Sold||$685,000||+2.2%||+35.8%|
|Days on Market|
|90 Day Sold||84.97||-13.2%||+46.0%|
|Homes for Sale||6||+33.3%||+66.7%|
|Solds: 90 Day||4||0.0%||-50.0%|
|Average List Price/Sold Price||97.54%||-0.6%||+0.9%|
|90 Day Sold||$1,947,250||-7.2%||-8.0%|
|90 Day Sold||$2,102,500||0.0%||+25.4%|
|Days on Market|
|90 Day Sold||38.75||-12.3%||-1.9%|
|Homes for Sale||3||-166.7%||0.0%|
|Solds: 90 Day||10||-10.0%||0.0%|
|Average List Price/Sold Price||97.38%||-1.6%||-1.5%|
|90 Day Sold||$942,450||-11.5%||+3.8%|
|90 Day Sold||$981,000||+0.6%||+8.5%|
|Days on Market|
|90 Day Sold||77.30||+11.0%||+82.3%|
|Homes for Sale||36||-11.1%||+11.1%|
|Solds: 90 Day||21||-42.9%||-114.3%|
|Average List Price/Sold Price||97.61%||+0.6%||0.0%|
|90 Day Sold||$418,045||-14.5%||-3.1%|
|90 Day Sold||$295,000||-10.8%||-18.6%|
|Days on Market|
|90 Day Sold||97.43||-16.2%||+44.7%|
What does the most expensive home in Cathedral / Wesley Heights look like?
4400 GARFIELD ST NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20007
How about the least expensive?
4101 CATHEDRAL AVE NW #1112, WASHINGTON, DC 20016
2801 NEW MEXICO AVE NW #808, WASHINGTON, DC 20007
How Much is Available?Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Active Inventory
The number of Cathedral / Wesley Heights homes listed for sale. Lower inventory favors sellers in negotiations.
How Many Months of Inventory?Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Months Inventory
The number of homes listed for sale in Cathedral / Wesley Heights divided by the number of homes sold in one month. Higher inventory favors buyers.
More Actives or More Pendings?Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Active/Pending Ratio
Ratio of homes in Cathedral / Wesley Heights listed for sale versus those under contract. The lower the number, the hotter the market.
Are Sellers Negotiating?Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, List/Sold Ratio
Shows a comparison between the final sales price of homes sold in Cathedral / Wesley Heights versus their list price.
What is Average?Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Average Sale Price (90 Days)
Average list price of homes for sale in Cathedral / Wesley Heights
How Fast Are They Selling?Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Days on Market (Sold Listings 90 Days)
Average days from Listing Date to Sold Date for Cathedral / Wesley Heights homes that sold in the past 90 days.
Just a bit north of Cathedral/Wesley Heights is a true gem. Mclean Gardens offers first time buyers an opportunity to live in affordable, quality condos. The 23-acre, wooded community has more than 1,000 residents living in 31 unique, garden apartment-style buildings built in the early 1940s and converted to condominiums in 1980 to include duplexes, flats, and lofts. Amenities at McLean Gardens include a community pool, barbecue areas and an elegant ballroom available to residents and the general public for private functions.