Homes and Real Estate - Forest Estates Neighborhood Silver Spring MD

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Real Estate Agent with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc MD 82788 DC SP97220
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Forest Estates is a popular, attractive, quiet and family-friendly suburban community of single family homes in the Silver Spring zip code of 20902.  The Neighborhood is bordered by Georgia Avenue to the Cape Cod Home in Forest Estateswest, Dennis Avenue to the north, Forest Glen Road to the south, and Sligo Creek Park to the east. 

The land for Forest Estates came from the large 200 acre farm and country estate of Civil War General George W Getty.   The last Getty heir, Mildred Newbold Getty lived in the house at 10001 Georgia Avenue until her death in 1982 .  After her death the house was razed and the land became what is now Getty Neighborhood Park.  

General Getty Park is a popular meeting and recreational space for the people that live in Forest Estates Colonial in Forest Estates Silver Spring MDand the surrounding area.  The park is the site for the Getty Farmers Market during the spring summer and fall.

There are 3 Legal Subdivisons that make up what is considered Forest Estates they are: Forest Grove (the oldest), Forest Estates (the most houses) and the Forestvale Subdivision.
There are 475 Single Family homes in the Forest Estates subdivision, 80 homes in the Forest Grove Subdivision and 127 Homes in the Forestvale subdivision in Silver Spring, Md 20902

Rambler Forest Estates Silver Spring MDThe houses were built between the late 1930's through the mid 1960's with a few later built in the early 1980's on the edge of the subdivision.  Most homes are solidly built Post War brick cape cods and colonials.  The Forest Grove Section has the oldest homes, most are custom built and date back to the late 1930's.  There are also some mid century modern ramblers and split levels that were built mostly in the Forest Vale Section of the neighborhood.  

The community is walking distance to the Forest Glen METRO Station.  Forest Estates Colonial in Forest Grove Silver Springis located just outside the beltway but close to the hustle, bustle, nightlife, shopping and ammenites of Downtown Silver Spring and Washington, DC. There is an abundance of Parkland in and around Forest Estates. 

There are 3 Legal Subdivisons that make up what is considered Forest Estates they are Forest Grove (the oldest) Forest Estates had the most houses and the Forestvale Subdivision.

There are 475 Single Family homes in the Forest Estates subdivision, 80 homes in the Forest Grove Subdivision and 127 Homes in the Forestvale Brick and Stone Cape Cod in Forest Grove Silver Springsubdivision in Silver Spring, Md 20902

2016 Forest Estates, Forestvale and Forest Grove Real Estate Sales

28 Homes were sold in 2016


Average List Price - $459,984
Average Sold Price - $455,559

Lowest Sale - $342,000 for a 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Fixer Upper Cape Cod built in 1951)
Highest Sale - $685,000 for a Large (newer) 7 Bedroom 4 1/2 Bath Williamsburg Cape Cod w 2 car garage, built in 1998.

Average Days on the market in 2016 - 57

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Hay Debbie.  You're on a roll.  Sell those homes in Silver Spring.  Great homes.  Great value.

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