Glen Echo MD Homes for Sale
One of the smallest communities in Montgomery County, Maryland is Glen Echo, located by the banks of the Potomac River and measuring just a tenth of a square-mile. The town dates back to the mid-1800's and was chartered in 1904. There used to be a well-known amusement park here, Glen Echo Park, built around the turn of the century with features including a pony track, amphitheater and a “railway ride through a waterfall”. The park has since been turned into a popular arts and cultural center. For more information about Glen Echo MD homes for sale, contact us today!
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The real estate market in Glen Echo is small when it comes to available properties. The population was only 255 at the time of the 2010 census. The homes here are certainly desirable however, beautifully maintained Colonials, gingerbread Victorians and Gambrels, dating all the way back to 1846. The town is close to the Washington DC border and the average family income is $134,731.
There's only about 95 homes in Glen Echo and no condos. Don't be expecting town homes or McMansions either – there hasn't been any new home construction in about 60 years. What you will get is charm and plenty of it, with hilly terrain, lots of trees and beautiful surrounding green space, including the C&O Canal National Historic Park and Cabin John Creek Park.
While Glen Echo is generally considered an affluent town, real estate isn't quite as expensive as you might imagine. Recent sales prices have ranged from $430,000 to $870,000. The trick of course, is finding active listings. As for amenities, there's not a lot in the way of shops and restaurants, although locals enjoy dining at the Irish Inn on Tulane Ave. All in all, it's a tiny town at the river's edge with plenty of history and appeal.
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Listing information last updated on December 16th, 2018 at 7:03pm EST.