on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 12:34pm.
Homes near Sidwell Friends School in the Friendship Heights area have, unlike other areas of the District, been increasingly on the market in the past few months.
On the District side, homes on the market include a three-bedroom, semi-detached home on 45th Street for $725,000 with crown molding, a sunroom and more than 1,200 square feet of living space along with some outdoor area. A 562-square-foot studio condo on Military Road here lists for $425,000; it boasts granite counters, white marble floors and a 24-hour concierge. Homes near Sidwell Friends on the Maryland side, homes include a one-bedroom, $699,000 condo at 5600 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase.
Sidwell Friends School has a middle school and high school located in the District on Wisconsin Avenue in Friendship Heights and an elementary school just over the border in Bethesda that include kindergarten. Sidwell Friends School, dubbed “the Harvard of Washington’s Private Schools, is a private Quaker school with merit-based admissions with tuition ranging from about $31,000 to $32,000 per year. President Obama’s daughters, Sasha and Malia, attend, as do Vice President Joe Biden’s grandchildren. The roughly 1,100 students attend weekly Quaker worship.
Homes near Sidwell Friends School in the Northwest quadrant of D.C., which is noted for having the city’s top-performing schools, are among more expensive real estate in Washington.
Development is going strong near Sidwell Friends School, just as it is around D.C. Residents enjoy easy access to department stores like Bloomingdales and countless boutiques and spas. For buyers who want to be near one of the most elite schools in the nation, start looking at homes near Sidwell Friends School.