Welcome to Germantown

Live, Work, and Play...All in One Spot

Eager to retreat to the quiet bliss of the suburbs without sacrificing any city excitement? Germantown could be the place for you, especially if you're searching for lush, tree-lined streets, plenty of shops and restaurants, and a one-of-a-kind sense of community that you won't find anywhere else.

Here, scenic countryside living combines with urban convenience to create an environment that's ideal for just about everyone. And to top it all off, Germantown is just minutes from Washington DC and Baltimore.

Ready to fall in love with everything Germantown has to offer? Let's take a closer look at this growing suburb.

Germantown Homes for Sale

There’s an easier way to keep up with new listings in Germantown. Save your searches, save favorite properties, and sign up for new listing alerts by creating your personal Property Organizer account today.

Getting Ready to Sell?

Selling a home in Germantown? I'm here to help! Learn more about listing your home with me, including the tools and resources I offer sellers, my marketing strategies, and my featured listings.

Find Your Home Value

Germantown's Latest Sold Listings

What You'll Love:


Outdoor Recreation

Germantown is almost completely surrounded by parks, so it's easy to get out and enjoy the area's natural beauty. County and state parks like Black Hill Regional Park, Hoyles Mill Conservation Park, South Germantown Recreational Park, Seneca Creek State Park, and Great Seneca Stream Valley Park offer breathtaking scenery, as well as amenities like playgrounds, picnic shelters, boat rentals, paved and natural trails, and fishing piers.

The area also has plenty of paved trails—like the Seneca Greenway—that are ideal for hiking, biking, running, or just taking in nature. 

travel and commute

Retail Destinations

Plenty of larger retails centers and locally-owned shops await in Germantown. You'll find a Giant, a Bed Bath & Beyond, and a DSW at Germantown Commons, the area's most popular shopping center. Other larger destinations include Germantown Square and the Shops at Town Center & Century Station.

If you want to shop locally, try grabbing some fresh produce from Butlers Orchard Market or check out the Lancaster County Dutch Market.

travel and commute

Delicious Eateries

Have you worked up an appetite? No matter what kind of cravings you might have, Germantown's restaurants feature plenty of delicious flavors that are sure to satisfy every palate.

Looking for recommendations? Yuraku serves up some of the best sushi and Japanese cuisine in town. If you'd rather sample some unique Peruvian cuisine, Picca Pollo A La Brasa is worth a visit. Other favorites include Sabai Sabai Simply Thai, Mamma Lena Pizza, and Señor Tequila's.

travel and commute

Employment Opportunities

Germantown's convenient location between Baltimore and Washington DC makes it ideal for anyone looking to advance their career. However, if you don't want to commute, you can also find plenty of job opportunities right here in town. 

Top employers in the Germantown area include the FDA, Adventist HealthCare, the National Institute of Health, Marriott International, and Lockheed Martin.

Live Like a Local

Quick Facts

Getting Around

Washington DC: 40 min
Baltimore: 55 min
Ronald Reagan International Airport: 39 min
Major Roads: I-270, I-70, Route 119


Population: 90,494
Zip Codes: 20874 – 20876
Average Listing Price: $304,000

Ready to Make a Move?

One visit is all it takes to fall in love with the one-of-a-kind lifestyles that await in Germantown. If you're ready to take your next steps, just check out my resources below or give me a call to get started. I look forward to helping you buy the home of your dreams, and I can even help you sell your current one!

© 2024 Bright MLS. The information provided is for consumers' personal, noncommercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. All properties are subject to prior sale or withdrawal. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate, and should be independently verified.