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Red Line Homes for Sale
Original Source: Live Near the Red Line
Traffic these days is a miserable thing. People want to live near Metro so they can stay away from their cars. So, if you're looking to buy a house in a neighborhood that's convenient to the Red Line, search no further. I've got the skinny on the best neighborhoods within walking distance of Metro AND within the beltway:
NIH/Medical Center Metro: Since they closed access to NIH right after 911, your best and only access to the metro stop here is on the east side of the campus just off of Wisconsin Avenue. The closest neighborhoods include the north side of East Bethesda (aka Glenbrook Village), Locust Hill Estates, Alta Vista/Maplewood and Parkview Estates. Glenbrook Village/East Bethesda is a great neighborhood with about 300 homes. Most of the houses started off as modest colonials and capes, but many have added sizable additions and/or been replaced over the years with new construction. Houses in this neighborhood start at roughly $600,000 and top off around $1,500,000. The average walk to metro can range from 5-15 minutes depending on the lights. Locust Hill is a lovely enclave of older, more distinguished homes and larger lots. It's very hilly, ... more
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