Chevy Chase Real Estate, Washington DC
With quiet streets lined by towering leafy trees, Chevy Chase is the epitome of a popular Washington, DC suburb. Situated at the District’s northern border, the neighborhood shares its name with a nearby sister community in Maryland. Both feature lovely homes for sale and tap into that growing market of buyers who work DC’s urban center but feel the need to escape to the more peaceful environs during off hours.
Chevy Chase in Washington DC is an easy commute to the corridors of power—just zip down Connecticut Avenue all the way. Of course, it’s more like a crawl during rush hour but that’s okay—you’ve got your books on tape or blue tooth cell to keep from being bored. Or, in the case of stressed-out politicos who can’t wait to get to work in the morning, just stop at Starbucks at the corner of Connecticut Ave and Livingston Street and swig some espresso on your way to the office which will make you feel even more uptight. For more information about Chevy Chase real estate for sale, contact District Partners at Compass today, at (202) 798-3600.
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Chevy Chase Neighborhood Information
The Chevy Chase neighborhood was once farmland—like much of the Washington Metro area way back when. Things changed when the Chevy Chase Land Company purchased large portions of land and started building homes for sale along Connecticut Avenue, subsequently expanding to the east and west of the road. The majority of houses were built prior to the 1940s with lesser periods of development during the 1950s to present day.
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Chevy Chase condos for sale make up less than 20 percent of all properties on the DC side of Chevy Chase, with prices starting around $300,000 for one-bedroom units. There are some large International-style buildings circa the 1960s along Connecticut Avenue as well as classic old apartment buildings from the 1920s like The Louie. There are also newer luxury developments like Chase Point with prices ranging from the high six figures to over a million dollars.
It’s the detached single-family homes for sale in Chevy Chase that get the most attention, however, with prices starting in the mid-six figures and climbing from there. Architectural styles include Colonial variations such as side-hall and center-hall, along with Victorian, Tudor and Cape Cods. There is also a nice selection of large Sears Roebuck “Craftsman-style” homes with generous front porches, representing some of the higher-end catalog homes from the 1920s.
Local Chevy Chase Amenities & Attractions
Chevy Chase extends into Rock Creek Park on its eastern side—a favorite place to walk and relax on weekends. Other popular local amenities include the Broad Branch Market. Norman’s Farm Market, Politics and Prose bookstore, and restaurants like Blue 44, Terasol and Range by Bryan Voltaggio. The neighborhood is also well known for its exceptional schools.