Bethesda, MD: A Commuter's Dream
Located just 7 miles northwest of Washington, DC and featuring gorgeous homes of all sizes, an exciting downtown, and a full calendar of community events, Bethesda is a commuter's dream. Commuters can take Massachusetts Ave for the 7-mile drive to Downtown DC, or hop on the Washington Metro's Red Line. The Red Line also services Downtown Bethesda and Bethesda's medical centers.
Bethesda is one of the nation's most affluent and highly educated communities, making it an extremely desirable place to live. In 2014, Forbes ranked Bethesda first on the list of America's most educated small towns, while Time Magazine ranked it first on its list of top earning towns. While many move to Bethesda for its proximity to Washington, DC, Bethesda is a vibrant and desirable city in its own right!
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Bethesda is an Ideal Place to Live
Not only is Bethesda an affluent and highly-educated city with easy access to Washington, DC, it also has its own vibrant downtown and a full calendar of nationally-acclaimed community events.
Much of the west side of Downtown Bethesda has recently been developed into an area called Bethesda Row, a hip and bustling shopping and dining district which includes national retailers, a cinema, and dozens of local shops and restaurants. On the other side of Downtown is the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District, offering live music, theaters, comedy clubs, literary events, and countless local galleries.
Top Picks in Downtown
435 Bar and Kitchen: One of Bethesda's award-winning restaurants, offering American fine dining and craft cocktails
Round House Theater: Bethesda's top community theater, offering a full calendar of performances and summer acting camps
Duck Duck Goose: Award-winning French small plates and specialty cocktails in fine dining setting
Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club: Nightly live music, excellent food, and a full bar in a converted early art deco theater
Landmark Theater: A brand new theater in Bethesda Row showing first-run independent films, foreign films, and restored classics
Downtown Festivals and Events
The Bethesda Literary Festival: Hosts an array of authors, journalists, and poets, and offers writing workshops and contests
Imagination Bethesda: A children's street festival celebrating the arts
Taste of Bethesda: Bethesda's famous food and music festival
Bethesda Art Walk: On the second Friday of every month, Bethesda's many local galleries open their doors for the Bethesda Art Walk
Bethesda Film Fest: Offers screenings and awards for short documentaries made by local filmmakers
Buying a Home in Bethesda
Whether you're looking for a cozy condo close to all the action or a luxurious estate home, Bethesda has something for you. If you're in the market for a home in Bethesda, try searching for a new home by feature, and then sign up to receive email updates to alert you when a new home with your ideal features appears on the market. You can also find more information about buying a home in Bethesda by visiting our home buyer resources page.
Selling Your Bethesda Home
If you're selling your home in Bethesda, you can use our helpful real estate resources or connect with us to discuss the home selling process. Price your property correctly to sell with our comparative Washington, DC real estate market analysis or request your neighborhood sold report. List your home with S&G Realty to get the real estate results you're looking for.
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