Welcome to Southwest Waterfront
Luxurious and newly renovated, this bustling community is one of the most attractive in D.C.
Just below the National Mall lies one of D.C.’s most exclusive and luxurious communities. The Southwest Waterfront offers homeowners amazing new builds with every luxurious finish imaginable, an ideal location that’s perfect for taking advantage of the city’s numerous opportunities, and a true sense of community that permeates the entire area.
Having played an important role throughout the Nation’s early history, the Southwest Waterfront surprisingly remained relatively underdeveloped as the years went on. It is now one of only two residential communities in the Southwestern part of Washington and is to this day considered one of the least visited areas in the Capital. This tranquility is part of what makes the Southwest Waterfront especially attractive, with many residents looking for the laid-back lifestyle and sense of calm that can be found throughout.
What to Love
- Beautifully renovated properties
- Laid-back and peaceful lifestyle
- Numerous restaurants and shops
- Stunning water views
People & Lifestyle
The Southwest Waterfront offers a number of advantages to homeowners, who are more than willing to pay for the elegant lifestyle and peace of mind that comes from living in this area. Young professionals, successful entrepreneurs, and families all find the community to be ideal, which is why it’s become one of the most affluent communities in D.C. The average annual household income is well over the national average, and homes in the area are typically valued at over $500,000.
People living in the Southwest Waterfront enjoy a healthy and relaxing lifestyle. Many residents take advantage of the numerous parks and walkways found throughout the community, and the stunning selection of bars, restaurants, and cafes offer the perfect opportunity for laid-back socialization.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The dining scene in the Southwest Waterfront is one of the most exciting and regarded in the entire capital, with numerous restauranteurs and chefs looking to make their way into this up-and-coming elite community. The Municipal Fish Market at the Wharf
has been a staple of the community since the early 1800s. Home to multiple seafood vendors, guests can rest assured they’ll sample some of the freshest local catches around.
has transformed itself into a true social destination. Filled with world-class shops, awesome entertainment, and exceptional restaurants like Canopy Central Bar and Cafe, Hank’s Oyster Bar, and Kaliwa, it’s no wonder why this site has become a popular day trip site for Washingtonians and visitors alike.
When residents are looking for the perfect picnic spot, then Hains Point
is the place to go. This beautiful green space is part of the East Potomac Park and offers stunning water views that will help take your picnic to the next level.
Things to Do
While residents are easily able to make their way into Central D.C. to take advantage of the wide variety of entertainment opportunities and activities, the Southwest Waterfront is filled with a plethora of things to do as well. The Women’s Titanic Memorial
is a stunning place for reflection and consideration. Dedicated to the men who gave their lives so that women and children could escape into the lifeboats, this elegant memorial is a bit more secluded and can be the perfect place to forget about the hustle and bustle of the city.
The International Spy Museum
is a great stop for anyone interested in the stealthy and hidden world of secret investigation. This one-of-a-kind museum offers several exhibits and experiences helping guests to get a much better understanding of spy history, covert operations, and what it means to be a spy today.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival
is an annual event that Southwest Waterfront residents look forward to every year. With some of the best views of these beautiful trees, festival guests can enjoy an array of art, music, and fantastic food while they take in this often overwhelmingly beautiful sight.