Potomac, Maryland Real Estate and Community Information
Potomac is a community located in Montgomery County, Maryland and the 20854 and 20859 zip codes. The community boasts a population of approximately 45,000 residents. It was named for the nearby Potomac River and in 2013 was named the most affluent town in the country, according to CNN Money. The community is also the seventh most educated small town, according to Forbes and one of the top 30 richest zip code according to Bloomberg Business Week.
For residents concerned with safety will find the crime rate of the community lower than the national average making it a safe place to live. The unemployment rate is lower than the national average. The community and surrounding area provides many professional employment opportunities.
Residents will also find many amenities such as shopping, dining, public transportation and recreation and fitness in the community and within a reasonable walking or driving distance.
Residents of Potomac find employment opportunities in nearby Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland making Potomac an ideal community for employment related location. The excellence of the schools, both public and private adds to the attractiveness of the community.
The children in the community are educated through the Montgomery County School District. The public school district provides education for children in Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. The school district is highly rated due to students continually scoring above the state average on state mandated tests. There are four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school located in Potomac.
There are private school opportunities in Potomac offering an alternative to public school education. Some of the schools are religion based and all offer quality education.
Residents interested in higher education will appreciate the colleges and universities within 25 miles of Potomac area. The schools include American University, Georgetown University, Medtech Institute, Marymount University and Montgomery College. The schools are a mix of public and private educational facilities and provide two, four and graduate degree programs.
The real estate in Potomac is single family homes and condominiums, townhouses and cooperatives. The prices for such available real estate are expensive. The homes include multi-level, multi-bedroom and bathroom homes on a variety of sized lots. Potomac is made up of nine family friendly neighborhoods.
Perspective residents, who would prefer not to purchase property or experience the community before doing so, will find a variety of apartments for rent. Single family homes and town houses are condominiums are available for rent as well as units in apartment complexes. Apartments and homes have multi-bedrooms and bathrooms and the rents are market rate for the economic conditions of the area.
For those seeking real estate in Potomac should contact Dennis Coleman, realtor. Mr. Coleman, who is well respected in the real estate industry, has the experience to guide perspective home buyers through the process and choose the right house to meet their home buying needs.
Parks and Recreation
Recreational opportunities are very important to all communities when considering a new home it is important to check out the recreational opportunities as part of the home buying process. Potomac and the surround county provides more than 20 parks and facilities that include sports field and courts, playgrounds and tot lots, nature trails, picnic areas and shelters, camping and event facilities.
Residents will also find more than 100 miles of nature trails suitable for active and passive recreation and include trails for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. Nature enthusiast will appreciate the natural areas dedicated to hiking, observation and ecological viewing.
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Attractions, Activities and Events
Residents will find a variety of attractions, activities and events that are designed to bring the community together and provide fun, education and entertainment for all age groups. Activities and events include ice skating, scavenger hunts, canal boat rides, museum and historic tours and golf. Events include annual holiday and seasonal celebrations, charitable events and music and food festivals.
Families will find a great many activities to do with children in Potomac and the surrounding area. Residents will find swimming and swimming lessons and theater.
Dennis's Sold Properties in Potomac:
9704 Clydesdale St
13501 Broadfield Dr
9233 Cambridge Manor Ct
11005 Fawsett Rd
1233 Derbyshire Rd
4 Stratton Ct