Albemarle Street NW
Washington, DC 20016

The DC Neighborhood That Feels Like a Village

Tenleytown, which boasts the highest natural elevation of any point in the city, owes its namesake to 1790s tavern owner John Tennally. Residents enjoy this pleasant, quiet neighborhood given its accessibility compared to its upscale counterparts. The high natural elevation is a fitting metaphor for Tenleytown’s quality of life; cutting edge schools, destination hangout spots, and a vibrant community.

Originally rural farmland, Tenleytown experienced construction intermittently throughout the 20th century. This sporadic growth led to a large variety of houses, from bungalows to Victorians to Colonials.

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Tenleytown's Best-Kept Secrets

In addition to containing a plethora of walking trails, community gardens, tennis courts, and playing fields, the historical Fort Reno hosts a wildly popular summer concert series. A number of prestigious art galleries such as The Gallery at Iona and Katzen Arts Center provide cultural outlets.

Retail options abound near the Tenleytown-AU Metro stop. There’s a Whole Foods, Best Buy, and Starbucks complemented by locally owned and operated restaurants such as Pete’s Apizza and Guapo’s.

Modern retail began springing up in Tenleytown as early as 1941 with the opening of Sears Department Store, and that very same space became the site for a mixed use condo and retail development.

Tenleytown Real Estate Information

Tenleytown is bordered by American University Park, Friendship Heights, Forest Hills, Cleveland Park, and Cathedral Heights. 

Recently Sold Homes in Tenleytown

Price Beds Baths Sqft Acres Address City Zip Sold Date
$2,800,000 5 4 (full) 5020 0.4 4343 39TH ST NW WASHINGTON 20016 06/08/2021
Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
$1,815,000 6 4 (full) 1 (half) 1925 0.12 3812 ALBEMARLE ST NW WASHINGTON 20016 11/16/2020
Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
$1,525,000 3 3 (full) 2460 4750 41ST ST NW #202 WASHINGTON 20016 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Compass
$1,237,000 4 3 (full) 2233 0.07 3713 WARREN ST NW WASHINGTON 20016 08/06/2021
Listing courtesy of RLAH Real Estate
$1,189,000 2 2 (full) 1 (half) 2025 4750 41ST ST NW #504 WASHINGTON 20016 07/02/2021
Listing courtesy of Washington Fine Properties, LLC
$499,900 1 1 (full) 800 4101 ALBEMARLE ST NW #334 WASHINGTON 20016 05/21/2021
Listing courtesy of Signature Realtors Inc

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