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
$2,295,000 5 5 (full) 1 (half) 3808 0.05 3629 T ST NW WASHINGTON 20007 11/19/2019
Listing courtesy of Washington Fine Properties ,LLC
$680,000 1 1 (full) 870 1401 CHURCH ST NW #408 WASHINGTON 20005 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
$906,000 2 2 (full) 1582 2006 COLUMBIA RD NW #5 WASHINGTON 20009 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Compass
$429,000 2 1 (full) 776 718 PARK RD NW #5 WASHINGTON 20010 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Compass
$320,000 2 1 (full) 1140 0.05 4036 1ST ST SW WASHINGTON 20032 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Taylor Properties
$432,000 2 2 (full) 1114 0.06 851 50TH PL NE WASHINGTON 20019 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Bennett Realty Solutions
$720,000 3 3 (full) 1812 0.04 6312 7TH ST NW WASHINGTON 20011 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
$383,000 2 1 (full) 999 4100 W ST NW #402 WASHINGTON 20007 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Samson Properties
$2,132,119 3 3 (full) 2 (half) 3346 0.03 3340 N ST NW WASHINGTON 20007 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
$890,000 4 3 (full) 1 (half) 2010 0.02 750 HARVARD ST NW WASHINGTON 20001 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Specialists
$420,000 2 1 (full) 800 1875 MINTWOOD PL NW #2 WASHINGTON 20009 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Pearson Smith Realty, LLC
$899,000 2 2 (full) 1 (half) 1842 0.04 1239 D ST NE WASHINGTON 20002 09/25/2020
Listing courtesy of Compass

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