Columbia Heights is a neighborhood located in Washington, District of Columbia.
Columbia Heights is home to many stores, such as art galleries, beauty supply shops and antique shops, allowing customers to come to this area to enjoy the shopping. This neighborhood has everything you'd expect; you'll find big-box grocery retailers, as well as smaller grocery stores with niche offerings. If you like to be pampered, Columbia Heights is a great choice with its many makeup artist salons, nail salons and hair salons that offer services ranging from manicures, pedicures and hair styling to full spa services such as sauna and massages. If you get bored easily and love physical activity, with a selection of activities such as tennis, swimming and training at fitness centers here you will never find yourself wishing there was more to do. If you pride yourself on having a palette for satisfying, tasty high-end cuisine, you will probably enjoy the highly-rated restaurants in this neighborhood, including Mexican, Latin American and salad. Many residents are able to take advantage of the high quality public transportation services, which are conveniently located throughout this neighborhood. In Columbia Heights, which is home to many bicycle commuters, getting around on four wheels typically means you're just riding a bike with a friend.
If Columbia Heights seems like a youthful area, there's a reason for that; the median age here is definitely on the lower end of the spectrum.
Listing prices in Columbia Heights rose noticeably 8.1 percent year-over-year, from $542,559 to $586,532 this year. At the same time, number of homes for sale on the market increased noticeably by 21.4 percent. Inventory in last year hit 70 homes for sale, which extended to 85 in this year, allowing buyers a larger scope of the market in their home searches. The homes in Columbia Heights have a notably European flair that has a rustic yet sophisticated look which really makes this area stand out. You can often find timeless and durable granite kitchens in homes around this neighborhood, easily resisting the wear and tear that other kitchen counters simply cannot. You and all your possessions will be well organized with the walk-in closets offered in many of the homes in Columbia Heights.