Suburban Luxury Lifestyle

Chevy Chase, DC

Offering a serene sense of comfort and community, Chevy Chase is the epitome of Washington, DC’s suburban luxury lifestyle. With its treelined streets and gracious properties, the neighborhood is nicely positioned at the District’s northern border, sharing a name with its sister community next-door in Maryland. The duality owes to the fact that the land was settled long before the establishment of DC’s boundaries. Residents don’t much care about arcane geographical discrepancies, and neither should you—it’s simply a great place to live, regardless of which side of Western Avenue your home search leads to.

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Chevy Chase, DC Real Estate Stats

Average Price $1.8M
Lowest Price $280K
Highest Price $5.2M
Total Listings 70
Avg. Price/SQFT $601

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Chevy Chase, DC, Luxury Real Estate

The luxury real estate market in Chevy Chase is very much tilted toward detached single-family homes. That said, there are some high end condos and townhouses on the Maryland side of the border, that being a larger area that also includes major north/south corridors. By contrast, the DC side of Chevy Chase butts right up against Rock Creek Park, resulting in an insulated and leafy feel, with cul-de-sacs and pleasantly strollable sidewalks.

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While most properties for sale in Chevy Chase on the Washington side of the border are single-family houses, there is a notable diversity when it comes to architecture. You’ll find elegant and older homes in Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial, Tudor, Federal, Georgian, Arts and Crafts, Craftsman, and Cape Cod styles. But there is also newer construction, including modern designs from some of the region’s most noteworthy current architects. These contemporary homes can often be found tucked up into the greenbelt, in keeping with modernist principles of aligning living spaces with nature.

As mentioned above, you’ll find similarly resplendent homes in Maryland’s Chevy Chase, as well as newer upscale condo and townhome developments. Luxury can also mean more than varied forms of architecture, remodeled interiors, and upscale appliances.  Community pride in Chevy Chase, DC extends to lovely yards and gardens, parks and recreation, and highly regarded schools. Locals get their groceries from the Broad Branch Market, Magruder’s, and Norman’s Farm Market, as well as a Whole Foods on the other side of Western Ave. There’s also a Politics and Prose bookstore, and plenty of great restaurants along Connecticut Avenue.

To learn more about luxury real estate in Chevy Chase, DC, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-929-3600.

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Chevy Chase District of Columbia FAQ’s

Q: What is the difference between Chevy Chase in DC and Chevy Chase in Maryland?

A: The Chevy Chase area was once part of a Maryland colonial era land grant. When boundaries for the District of Columbia were drawn, Chevy Chase neighborhoods wound up on each side. There is an additional community known as Upper Chevy Chase, north of Chevy Chase, MD.

Q: How far is Chevy Chase, DC from downtown Washington?

A: The distance is approximately 4.6 miles, depending on which route you use.

Q: Does Chevy Chase, DC have its own Metrorail station?

A: No, but there are two stations that are quite close: Tenleytown-AU, and Friendship Heights.

Q: What is the average price range for luxury real estate in Chevy Chase, DC?

A: Luxury real estate in the area will generally start around $1 million, climbing to the mid-seven figures. There are exceptions on the lower and higher ends, of course. The majority of listings generally fall into the $1 million to $3 million range.

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