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Neighborhoods of Bethesda, MD

Bethesda is one of the most appreciated towns in the country, and living in Bethesda, MD will make you feel at peace. But before packing up and moving, read on for insight that will help you in your home search:

A Relaxed Community

Today, Bethesda is home to the National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Single family homes ring downtown Bethesda, with condominiums and apartments at its core, and Metro subway stations for mass transportation. Despite the growing number of corporations with headquarters in Bethesda, it remains a vibrant yet relaxed community.


Many of Bethesda’s neighborhoods are hidden gems and afford options fit for your budget and lifestyle you want.


Parkview is one of the most affordable neighborhoods in Bethesda with homes as low as $700,000. Built in the 1950s, it comprises 186 houses, most of which are split levels and ramblers. Living here is ideal if you want to travel to different places in Bethesda with ease. Parkview is near the National Institutes of Health campus and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Fort Sumner

Named after a Civil War port which stood in the community until 1956, Fort Sumner offers a wide variety of home styles. Old ramblers and split levels remain, many of which have been renovated, and they sit alongside and amidst more modern and contemporary homes.

Houses in Fort Sumner are larger than in other Bethesda neighborhoods and that comes at a cost. An average home sale in this neighborhood is more than $1 million. But many buyers might think it worth it because of the close-knit community and proximity to Washington, DC, and Virginia.

Mohican Hills

Mohican Hills is one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Bethesda. Style of homes range from bungalow to Cape Cod, colonial to contemporary, set on rolling hills amidst mature trees, walk and bike paths, and community parks. This neighborhood has less than 300 homes, and it is easily accessible to commuter routes, and is within close proximity to Washington, DC, and Virginia.

Moving to Bethesda, MD?

In your search to find homes for sale in Bethesda, MD and to find the best Bethesda real estate agent, talk with Leigh Reed, of Heller Coley Reed of Long & Foster. Named in Bethesda Magazine as Readers’ Pick, A Top Vote Getter, Best Real Estate Team, 2021, Heller Coley Reed knows Bethesda real estate best. Contact Leigh at 301.674.2829 or hellercoleyreed(at)gmail(dotted)com.

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