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Chevy Chase | Neighborhood Guide

Abutting the historic Town of Chevy Chase along the northwest border of The District, the Chevy Chase neighborhood of DC has become one of the nation's most attractive places to live in recent years. This spike in popularity owes much to an increasing desire among homeowners to live a suburban lifestyle within the bounds of the city and closer to its bounty of amenities.

The Neighbors The Real Estate Market
What to Expect The Lifestyle
What Not To Expect You'll Fall In Love With
Nearby Neighborhoods Featured Condos

The Neighbors

Blossoming and established families who enjoy the feeling of small-town living

Many residents of Chevy Chase have fallen in love with the slower, simpler pace of life which allows them to focus on family activities; as well as the immediate access and proximity to thrilling displays of history and international culture. People of all ages are well-represented with the exception of early twenty-somethings, owing to the dominant family vibe of the neighborhood.


The Real Estate Market

Single-family homes on good-sized lots

Though the neighborhood hosts a handful of apartment buildings and condominiums, by far, the greatest appeal to established and incoming residents of Chevy Chase is the abundance of single-family homes with plenty of space. The advantage of living on the edge of the diamond is obvious: land. Whether used for frolicking or relaxing, in 1907 the Chevy Chase Land Company made sure residents' homes continued beyond brick and timber walls.


Chevy Chase Real Estate | DC

29 Properties Found. Page 1 of 3.
Photo of Listing #DCDC2002804

3903 Legation St Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,850,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,980 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2002804

Photo of Listing #DCDC2004244

2636 Moreland Pl Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,895,000 - 6 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,000 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2004244

Photo of Listing #DCDC2002806

3825 Huntington St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,785,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,200 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2002806

Photo of Listing #DCDC524832

5342 28th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,745,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,550 Sf

MLS® # DCDC524832

Photo of Listing #DCDC524422

3932 Military Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,725,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,427 Sf

MLS® # DCDC524422

Photo of Listing #DCDC2001430

3916 Northampton St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,695,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,993 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2001430

Photo of Listing #DCDC526172

3704 Morrison St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,600,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,484 Sf

MLS® # DCDC526172

Photo of Listing #DCDC2001588

5101 Connecticut Ave Nw #8, WASHINGTON

$1,499,900 - 2 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,200 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2001588

Photo of Listing #DCDC514738

5540 30th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,475,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,199 Sf

MLS® # DCDC514738

Photo of Listing #DCDC2004734

3711 Northampton St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,399,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,726 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2004734

Photo of Listing #DCDC488634

5738 Oregon Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,320,000

MLS® # DCDC488634

Photo of Listing #DCDC2005262

5342 Nebraska Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,275,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,750 Sf

MLS® # DCDC2005262


What to Expect

Space to live and play

Though Chevy Chase is equipped with a downtown area, crowds are never an issue. Residents can feel comfortable moving about the community, knowing that they'll never bump into one another and that, more often than not, they're among other residents who likewise value the neighborhood's offerings. Chevy Chase also runs along the west side of Rock Creek Park, providing beautiful green space in which to run around and smell the trees.


The Lifestyle

Small-town living in an urban setting

With a strong presence of families, amenities within the neighborhood are relatively few, but DC's landmarks, commerce, and entertainment are only a short train ride away (a half hour or less to Metro Center on the Red Line). What residents get in exchange for this distance is a friendly, caring community full of neighbors they enjoy interacting with.


What Not to Expect

High-end shopping or a vibrant night life

As a neighborhood, Chevy Chase does one thing expertly: families. Originally platted and built at the turn of the 20th Century by the Chevy Chase Land Company, Chevy Chase was a streetcar suburb where those working in the heart of the District could get away from it all. Though it does not hold status as a historic district, residents and developers have helped maintain the area's original purpose. Though shops, restaurants, and bars are minimal, Chevy Chase does enjoy the presence of a library, a community center, two supermarkets, a handful of restaurants including the American City Diner, the historic Avalon Theatre, and Politics & Prose Bookstore.


You'll Fall In Love With

A slower pace

In Chevy Chase, the speed of life is entirely up to you. If you work elsewhere in the district, you can leave the demands of your job there and come home to Chevy Chase. There the peace and calm afford you space to focus on the reason you work so hard: your family.


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Listing information last updated on July 27th, 2021 at 3:19pm EDT.