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Germantown Will Steal Your Heart

Retreat to the quiet bliss of tree-lined streets, acres of lush parkland, and strong community connection that is Germantown, MD. Though it's located just 25 miles north of the nation’s capital, Germantown is a world apart, a world of beautiful homes, quiet streets, and outstanding amenities with a quaint small-town feel. For those seeking scenic countryside living with easy access to the attractions of Bethesda and Washington, D.C., there is Germantown.

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Wonderful Natural Scenery Around Every Corner

Germantown is surrounded on all sides by sprawling natural parks. 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 natural views, such as sparkling lakes and streams, as well as amenities like playgrounds, picnic shelters, boat rentals, paved and natural trails, fishing piers, and more!

But the parks aren’t the only source of wondrous natural beauty in the area. Trees line the main streets, bathing Germantown in magnificent reds and yellows in the fall and bright, fresh greens in the spring and summer seasons.

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Community Activities Promote Connection

Montgomery County parks offer fun, year-round activities for all ages, including ice skating, bird-watching, camping, hiking, tennis, and educational programs. For park sites with local history, you can visit historic mills like the partially restored Black Rock Mill, accessible via trails from Seneca Creek State Park.

Germantown also hosts several events throughout the year, including celebrations during Heritage Days in June and Germantown Oktoberfest in the fall. Other Montgomery County festivals include the National Cherry Blossom Festival and Bethesda Fine Arts Festival in the spring, Taste of Wheaton in the summer, Thanksgiving Day Parade in the fall, and Outdoor Ice Skating in the winter.

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What's Nearby?

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding community of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Montgomery County expert, I know all the insider details! Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

Population (2010): 86,395
Population Growth Since 2000: +55.9%
Zip Code: 20874
County: Montgomery

Mean Home Price (2013): $529,723


Travel Info

Washington, D.C.: 45 min
Frederick, MD: 30 min

Airports: Dulles Int'l, Reagan Washington Nat'l
Highways: I-270



Education is an important part of the community in Germantown. There are several elementary schools, a few middle schools, and two high schools in the area, as well as Montgomery College and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Germantown Real Estate

With superb natural beauty, community activities, and educational opportunities, Germantown is a great place to call home. All that’s missing is you. If you’re interested in buying a home in Germantown, MD, use our listings to find homes for sale in the area. Make sure to request our relocation package

If you’re selling your home, we’re sad to see you go! We know the home selling process can be stressful, so list with us and we’ll make sure the process is as painless as possible. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

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