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Boundaries: University Boulevard West and Dennis Avenue to the north. Colesville Road to the east. Forest Glen Road to the south and Tenbrook Drive to the west
South Four Corners is a desirable location close to Forest Glen Metro Station and Downtown Silver Spring. Walking distance to recently renovated "Woodmoor Shopping Center" and a very friendly "Neighborhood Safeway Store" Bordered by Sligo Creek park with an abundance of nature, hiking-biking trails and recreation. This neighborhood has a very active Civic association, many events such as an annual COMMUNITY DAY, Halloween Parade and neigborhood yard sale. There are a lot of young families with children a babysitting coop, a Large playground and community center on Forest Glen Road. There is a unique "small town" feel within the neighborhood of South Four Corners.
The Houses of South Four Corners
Developed Around the Original Argyle Country Club (Now Sligo Public Golf Course) before the Beltway bisected the country club grounds. Thus the Sudivision names such as, "Country Club View", "Fairway" and "Argyle Forest" The Oldest Houses in South Four Corners date back to the late 1920's and early 1930's.
There are 5 houses in South Four Corners that make up a Montgomery County "Historic District". They are the "Polychrome Houses" built by John Joseph Early in 1934 and 1935. The houses are outstanding examples of the Art Deco Style with richly ornamented appearance and relatively rare examples of pre-cast concrete panel constuction in single family homes for the time period. 3 polychrome houses are on Sutherland Road and 2 of the polychrome houses face Colesville Road near the exit ramp to the Beltway. A Silver Spring Blogger recently wrote this article about the Polychrome Houses. A Recent Article in the Washington Post is about these houses - from Montgomery County The Historic Polychrome House District Article and from 2005 another Washington Post article . Many people seem to be fascinated with these houses.
Popular House Styles are the Cozy Cape Cods, Storybook Tudors and Traditional Colonials built before, during and just after WWII. During the post war building boom years - the 1950's and 60's brought newer mid century modern ramblers and split levels to complete the neighborhood. There are approximately 1,100 Single Family Homes within the Neighborhood boundaries of South Four Corners.
Public Schools Montgomery County public school system is well known as one of the best in the nation. The South 4 Corners Neighborhood is served by 2 School Districts: Elementary Schools Oakland Terrace Elementay School Sligo Creek Elementary School Middle Schools Silver Spring International Sligo Middle School High Schools Northwood High School Albert Einstein High School *At the high school level the Downcounty consortium is available giving students a choice regarding their academic area of study. The five high schools in the Downcounty cluster include Montgomery Blair, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Northwood and Wheaton.
South 4 Corners Real Estate and Home Sales
37 Homes were Sold in 2011 Average Listing Price - $367,902 Average SOLD Price - $357,027 Lowest Sold Price - $222,000 (A 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Rambler built in 1938 needing renovation) Highest Sold Price - $490,000 (a 4 Bedroom 3 Bath built in 1956 with extensive renovations) Average Days on Market in 2011 - 64
44 Homes Sold in 2012 Average List Price - $375,366 Average Sold Price - $370,555 Lowest Sold - $255,000 (a 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Level Rambler Style House built in 1949 in need of updating) Highest Sale Price in 2012 - $483,500 (a 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 3 Leval Brick Tudor with many updates built in 1940) Average Days on Market in 2012 - 74
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