In 1883 developer Benjamin Franklin Gilbert established, Takoma Park, now a gorgeous Maryland city sitting on 2.09 square miles, it has a very interesting history. In 1890 when the neighborhood tried to incorporate the Montgomery County government was only able to incorporate on the Maryland side, splitting the town into Takoma, DC and Takoma Park, Maryland. Only a 5 minute walk from the Metro station in DC, Takoma Park is home to approximately 16,715 people and is a great place to buy a home. Home styles in Takoma Park, Maryland are varied offering potential residents an abundance of options. From late 19th century Victorians, Cape Cods, farmhouses, 1920’s bungalows to Craftman-style Colonials, all home-seekers are sure to find something that suits their personal style.
This beautifully diverse community has homes of varying prices as well, the average price for a single-family home being around $450,000. If you are interested in buying a home in Takoma Park, don’t procrastinate. In 2014 the median number of days that homes spent on the market was less than 3 weeks. In part because Takoma Park is such a great place to raise a family. Students living in Takoma Park attend school in the Montgomery County Public School District.
As a resident of Takoma Park you will enjoy the amazing recreational, shopping and dining options. Along Takoma Park’s main strip, Carroll Avenue, you’ll find all you could ever want or need, whether looking for vintage or upscale shops, casual or fine dining, you will find it here. Places like Jeff Black’s Republic restaurant, or long-established community favorites like Mark’s Kitchen and Capital City Cheesecake. Whether it is cultural diversity, shopping or dining, Takoma Park has what you are looking for.
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