Peaceful suburban community close to DC’s finest shopping
Chevy Chase is a peaceful suburban community located just across Washington DC’s northwestern border with Maryland. This residential suburb features leafy streets lined with large and beautiful homes. While there is no commercial development within the main village section of Chevy Chase, homes here are just a stone’s throw from the upscale retail destination of Friendship Village Center. Other first-class amenities close to Chevy Chase homes include the exclusive Chevy Chase Club and Columbia Country Club.
Chevy Chase’s real estate mix includes grand homes in a mix of classic and contemporary styles. The neighborhood’s quiet streets and village-like neighborhoods feature gorgeous Colonial and Georgian properties alongside spectacular newer constructions. Other housing options include luxurious gated condominium communities
Peaceful community with beautiful large homes
Upscale shopping at Friendship Village Center
Chevy Chase Country Club
Chevy Chase’s refined and relaxed residential atmosphere and proximity to DC have made it a popular neighborhood among the capital’s elite. Residents include prominent political figures, journalists, C-level executives, affluent doctors, and partners in leading law firms. In addition, the community offers a quiet place to call home close to some of DC’s premier upscale amenities. Chevy Chase also provides access to some of the best public schools in Maryland.
Along Chevy Chase’s border with DC, Friendship Village Center is one of the capital region’s most prestigious retail destinations. The high-end retailers here include department store Saks Fifth Avenue, renowned jewelers Tiffany & Co., French fashion powerhouse Louis Vuitton.
Friendship Gourmet Market is one of the finest neighborhood grocery stores you could ever hope to find. The market has a particularly impressive alcohol selection with more than 850 premium wines and over 100 types of beer. Friendship Gourmet Market hosts wine tasting evenings at least once per month. Lia’s Restaurant serves delicious Italian and American cuisine include mouthwatering burgers, homemade pasta, exquisite pizza, and elegant meat and fish entrees. Lia’s offers daily happy hour specials on beers, wines, and cocktails, plus a boozy weekend brunch with mimosas, sangrias, and Bloody Marys. La Ferme is another Friendship Village dining standout serving sophisticated French cuisine in a country farmhouse setting with an airy outdoor patio. La Ferme also boasts an extensive selection of French wines and popular Sunday brunch offerings.
Chevy Chase boasts some of the capital region’s most exceptional upscale amenities. 4-H Youth National Conference Center is a major conference center boasting 40,000 square feet of meeting space, 41 meeting rooms, and accommodation for more than 800 guests. Events taking place here include the finals of the annual National Science Bowl. The Chevy Chase Club has been operated as an exclusive private club within Chevy Chase since 1892. Amenities available to members include beautiful gardens, a gorgeous clubhouse, and first-class facilities for golf, tennis, athletics, swimming, and ice skating.
Columbia Country Club is another historic institution that has been part of the community since the 1890s. Throughout its multi-century history, Columbia Country Club has included among its members two Five Star General and numerous politicians, most famous among them President Barack Obama. Facilities here include a challenging 18-hole golf course with a famously tricky 16th hole.
Sprawling Rock Creek Park extends along Chevy Chase’s eastern and southeastern boundaries. Spanning a total area of more than 2,000 acres, this vast park features a gorgeous wooded landscape traversed by hiking and biking trails. Other attractions at Rock Creek Park include an equestrian center, golf course, and historic landmarks, including Colonial homes, Civil War fortifications, and an 1820s water-powered grist mill
Chevy Chase is served by Montgomery Public Schools.
Chevy Chase Elementary School, Public, Magnet, 3-5.
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Public, 9-12.