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Bethesda Real Estate Analysis

Bethesda is in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just Northwest of Washington, D.C.

The main commercial corridor that runs through Bethesda is  Route 355  also known as Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda and as Rockville Pike further north which connects Bethesda with the communities of Kensington and Rockville, ending, after several name changes, in Frederick, Maryland. Toward the South, Rockville Pike becomes Wisconsin Avenue near the NIHCampus and continues beyond Bethesda through Chevy ChaseFriendship Heights, Maryland and into Washington, DC, ending in Georgetown.

The area known as “downtown Bethesda” is centered at the intersection of Route 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) with Old Georgetown Road, and “East-West Highway

Some Important associations located in Bethesda include the National Institutes of Health campus, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and the Naval Surface Warfare Center . Bethesda is also home to the National (Bethesda) Naval Hospital.  The headquarters of defense company Lockheed MartinCoventry Health Care and hotel and resort chains Marriott International and Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. are located in Bethesda.  Bethesda is also home to several farmers markets, including the Montgomery Farm Woman’s Cooperative Market and the Bethesda Farmer’s Market, as well as many cinemas, indie movie houses, book stores (including used, and second hand books) and art galleries.  Bethesda is also the home to many trendy clothing boutiques, restaurants, specialty stores, and coffee houses.

The city also has over 250 restaurants. Every year, thousands attend the annual “Taste of Bethesda” where they’re served dishes from dozens of local restaurants accompanied by musical performances on four stages.

Bethesda is served by the Metro Red Line at the Bethesda Metro Center . The “downtown,” which includes the restaurant districts of Bethesda Row and Woodmont Triangle, is just south of Bethesda’s other Red Line stop, Medical Center, which serves the NIH Campus and the National Naval Medical Center.. 

Bethesda is often associated with its neighboring communities, Potomac, MDChevy Chase, MDGreat Falls, VA, andMcLean, VA for their similar demographics.  Bethesda is home to several “top 100 Public Schools” in the US according to Newsweek Magazine.  It is also ranked as the “smartest” city in the US.  Money Magazine rated Bethesda one of the top 100 places to live.

Being tops in location, schools and amenities comes with a price.  Homes in Bethesda are some of the priciest real estate in Montgomery County and the Metro Washington DC area.bethesda05

Bethesda Real Estate Listings

Sold Listings in Bethesda

7451 Arlington ROAD Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 7451 Arlington ROAD, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000137156)
3 beds 4 baths $1,325,000
5318 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 305 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5318 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 305, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1005884199)
2 beds 2 baths 1,265 sqft $386,100
5149 Dudley LANE, Unit 42 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5149 Dudley LANE, Unit 42, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1005861563)
3 beds 3 baths 1,435 sqft $420,000
5341 King Charles WAY Bethesda, MD 20814
2 beds 4 baths $490,000

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Bethesda School Data

Bethesda School Districts

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Bethesda Schools

Ashburton Elementary School
PK-5, public
Bannockburn Elementary School
K-5, public
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
9-12, public
Bethesda Elementary School
K-5, public
Bradley Hills Elementary School
K-5, public
Burning Tree Elementary School
K-5, public
Carderock Springs Elementary School
K-5, public
Seven Locks Elementary School
K-5, public
Walt Whitman High School
9-12, public
Walter Johnson High School
9-12, public
Westbrook Elementary School
K-5, public
Westland Middle School
6-8, public
Wood Acres Elementary School
PK-5, public
Wyngate Elementary School
K-5, public
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
6-8, public
The Primary Day School
PK-2, private
Holton-Arms School
3-12, private
Landon School
3-12, private
Norwood School
K-8, private
Harbor School
PK-2, private
French International School
PK-12, private
Connelly School of the Holy Child
6-12, private
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
PK-8, private
The Woods Academy
PK-8, private
St. Bartholomew School
PK-8, private
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