Welcome to Crestwood DC

The beautiful tree-lined community nestled between DC’s Gold Coast (16th Street) and Rock Creek Park offers a wonderful variety of housing styles from spacious Colonials and Tudor Revivals to Cottages, Mid-Century Moderns, and Contemporaries. Composed of nearly 1,000 homes, Crestwood boasts a park-like setting with towering trees and an abundance of wildlife.  The sought-after community’s central location offers a quick commute downtown (just 3 miles) and to other nearby communities including Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Silver Spring not to mention Arlington and Alexandria via Beach Drive and the Rock Creek-Potomac Parkway.

Crestwood Real Estate

While Crestwood is gaining notoriety quickly, it still remains one of DC’s best kept secrets.  A decade ago if you told someone you lived in Crestwood, they might have thought you lived in a Virginia or Maryland suburb however today, more and more people know of Crestwood neighborhood and its wonderful appeal.  Curious about Crestwood’s real estate?  View the latest available Crestwood listings, upcoming open houses, sold properties, and a market report.

Crestwood Citizens Association

Crestwood 300 Years 300 Acres

Crestwood features an active citizens association that organizes everything from block and holiday parties to other social events including an annual house tour that benefits local nonprofits.

In addition, the Crestwood Citizens Association’s mission is to promote the health of the neighborhood, build community, and to improve public safety.  There is a modest annual fee to be part of the Association which is $25 for families and $20 for single-member households.  To learn more about the association and all that it does for Crestwood, visit their website.

A wonderful book by David Swerdlof detailing Crestwood’s history can be purchased through the Civic Association for just $20.  The book includes hundreds of vintage photographs, maps, documents, and news articles.

Mark Meyerdirk, Broker/Owner
Crestwood Resident Realtor

Mark has been a licensed Realtor for nearly two decades and has been a resident of Crestwood for nearly half that time. If you’re looking make a move to or from the neighborhood, contact Mark for a confidential consultation.


Don’t Miss the Party!

RSVP to attend an exclusive kickoff party with Urban Brokers! Urban Brokers is proud to co-sponsor the 2018 Crestwood house tour to end homelessness.  To kick off the event, Urban Brokers is hosting a cocktail party from 12-2pm at Principal Broker Mark...

Crestwood Home Tour to End Homelessness

The Crestwood Home Tour is nearing!   This year's tour will feature several spectacular Crestwood homes.  100% of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Thrive DC. Since 1979, Thrive DC has been ground zero for vulnerable people in need of...

Crestwood Resident Realtor joins Urban Brokers!

Urban Brokers is excited to have Crestwood resident Ed Lichorat join our team of successful Realtors. Ed and his partner have called Crestwood home since 2013.  They fell in love with their free-standing Wardman Colonial upon first sight.  The...

Renovated Crestwood Apartment for Lease

1602 Varnum Street NW - Crestwood Apartment Located just blocks from Columbia Heights, Petworth, & Mount Pleasant, the tucked-away community of Crestwood offer the best of urban living while enjoying a parklike setting.  See below for more information...

UB Co-Sponsors the 2017 Crestwood Home Tour benefitting Thrive DC

2017 Crestwood House Tour When: October 22nd, 2017 Special Event: 1-2PM* House Tour: 2-5pm Food-Truck Fiesta:  4-6PM View the inside of seven spectacular Crestwood homes and help Thrive DC with their mission to provide a more stabilized life for homeless persons in...


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