Downtown Washington, D.C. Condo; $850K, Near the Obamas

701 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.The chance to live on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. doesn't pop up every day, and the opportunity to live on the same street as the White House is probably rarer.

With this $850,000 condo at 701 Pennsylvania Ave., you can say you live near the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., and be in the heart of the city and near all of the federal government action you can take in.

The two-bedroom, one-bath condo in 900 square feet is within walking distance of some of Washington, D.C.'s best landmarks and can keep you busy for a long time checking them out: the National Archives, National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American Art, National Building Museum, National Gallery of Art, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Capitol building, and plenty of other museums and federal buildings. You could spend weeks in the National Portrait Gallery. All of these and more are within blocks of this condo.

It's a chance to move into a neighborhood and experience history first-hand as it happens while reviewing the nation's history at the many museums.

701 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.The condo unit faces Pennsylvania Avenue and wraps around D Street with a balcony that will be the envy of your friends. The balcony has four sets of doors opening from various rooms -- considered one of the best floor plans in the building, according to the real estate agent.

The condo complex, which from the front looks like it should be a museum or federal building, has a rooftop pool, parking and 24-hour security.

Comparable homes downtown have sold for an average of $365,000, although all of those sales were last year. The average for sale price of comparable homes in the neighborhood is $592,000. With the view and layout of this condo, $850,000 would put it at the top of the market with condos in the same complex.


See more great homes in the downtown Washington, D.C. neighborhood at AOL Real Estate.

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