Forest Glen, MD Homes For Sale
Located in Maryland’s Montgomery County, real estate for sale in Forest Glen offers lots of natural greenery, a rich history and a varied selection of attractive homes for sale. With a population of only 7,400 residents and covering 1.3 square miles of land, this popular bedroom suburb blends small-town charm with plenty of local amenities.
Lying north of the Capital Beltway and just a few miles from the Washington, DC border, the community dates back to 1687 and large tobacco plantations. But in the mid-1800s, the Forest Glen Improvement Company decided to build a resort hotel to cater to the elite DC summer set. And in 1887, Ye Olde Forest Inne opened its doors. For more information about Forest Glen, MD homes for sale, give us a call today!
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That plan didn’t last long. Although conveniently located to the B&O Railroad, the hotel simply couldn’t make a go of it and was turned into an elite finishing school for girls, known as the National Park Seminary. In its heyday, the campus included a chapel, riding stables, library and a Spanish mission-style structure known as “the Castle” for its grand turrets and arcades. Recently, the building was renovated as a commercial office building.
Located within the greater Silver Spring area, Forest Glen is one of the county’s oldest subdivisions and offers homes for sale that have been built over a lengthy period of time—from a historic district with old Queen Anne and Gothic architecture to traditional Colonials, Capes, Ramblers and newer custom homes. There’s also a nice selection of condos for sale—mostly townhouses—for very reasonable prices.
Homes and condos for sale in Forest Glen start off in the very low six figures and climb to about $800,000, with a few pricier exceptions here and there. Generally speaking, however, list prices reside in the solid mid-six figure territory—the median list price currently stands at around $490,000.
With beautiful parks, quiet tree-lined streets and locally owned restaurants like Pacci’s Trattoria (housed in a 1800s general store), this attractive little village has it all, including its own Metro station. And from quaint cottages to large custom-built homes for sale, the real estate inventory is also pretty choice.
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Listing information last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 9:53pm EDT.