With spring and summer’s warmer weather, it’s hard to resist not spending as much time outdoors as possible. The perennial sunshine is especially exciting for those with green thumbs. Luckily, DC has a wealth of homes that boast lush gardens. Here, seven of our favorites.
This four-bedroom home greets residents with a rich green front lawn. The sun-drenched back patio is even more impressive surrounded by trees and luxuriant foliage. There’s plenty of space for lounge chairs and outdoor furniture to boot. $2.595 million; contact Coldwell Banker listing agents Marin Hagen and Sylvia Bergstrom, 202-262-3730
From the lushly landscaped front lawn to the glowing green garden in the back, this home is a plant lover’s paradise overflowing with greenery. The glimmering pool is just the cherry on top. $1.835 million; contact Coldwell Banker listing agents Mark Rutstein, 202-498-1198
The moment you step into the backyard of this home, you’ll feel immersed in nature. Green thumbs who take residence here will enjoy the pleasure of daily walks through the landscaped grounds and gardens dotted with towering trees and soak in all the beauty of nature—right in their own backyard. $12 million; contact The Fleisher Group listing agent Marc Fleisher, 240-235-0181
Although the interiors of this estate are nothing short of spectacular, those with a passion for plant life will fall most in love with the lush landscaping of this sprawling French Country home set on 1.5 acres. Although the backyard of this six-bedroom property features a reflecting pool and a heated swimming pool, it’s the luscious emerald lawn, unique landscaping, and the vibrant flowers that make it really shine. $18 million; contact The Fleisher Group listing agent Marc Fleisher, 240-235-0181
With its lush living fence, the tranquil private patio of this house is perfect for the novice gardener. The space is intimate and cozy, but roomy enough to get creative and play with different types of potted plants and flowers. $1.95 million; contact Compass listing agents Sheila Mooney, 202-302-4321; and Ty Hreben, 323-775-3825
Awash in gorgeous green hues, this verdant oasis is a garden lover’s dream house. The rolling lawns extend as far as the eye can see, and the landscaping perfectly encircles the pool and adorns the sweeping rear deck. $2.399 million; contact Wydler Brothers listing agent Steve Wydler, 703-348-6326
Although this six-bedroom home’s outdoor spaces feature lively plant life throughout, it’s the creative landscaping—complete with stone pathways and garden statues—that really gives the home a wow-factor. $4.995 million; contact Christie’s listing agent Lynda O’Dea Teubner, 301-907-7600