Moving to Kensington Estates / Parkwood
Updated: Sep 6, 2019
Bordered by Beach Drive to the north, west, and south and Connecticut Avenue to the east, the Kensington Estates/Parkwood area is a quaint little slice of Kensington, MD. This close-knit community is fantastically located near shopping, parks, local libraries, trails, and more. No wonder Kensington Estates and Parkwood homes for sale are highly sought-after.
Homes in Kensington Estates/Parkwood are varied in terms of style and price point, with homes typically selling between $480,000 and $1,395,000. Sitting atop quarter-acre lots, homes in Kensington Estates/Parkwood boast larger-than-average lawns. With tree-lined streets and friendly neighbors, Kensington Estates/Parkwood is very walkable. Residents can enjoy walking and biking the trails at nearby Rock Creek Park, or taking a swim at the Cedarbrook Swim and Tennis Club. Other benefits of living in Kensington Estates/Parkwood include the wonderful Noyes Library for Children and Kensington Park Library.
One of the best places to live in Maryland, Kensington Estates/Parkwood also has access to excellent transportation, including the MARC at the Kensington Station and red line metro at Grosvenor-Strathmore just two miles away. Washington, DC is a quick 15-minute drive away and hopping on I-495 is a breeze. Commuting or going for a day trip is a snap living in Kensington Estates/Parkwood.
Another major draw to Kensington Estates/Parkwood is access to the excellent Montgomery County School System. Kensington Parkwood Elementary School is within walking distance, and high school students have the luxury of belonging to the Downcounty Consortium (DCC) which allows students to choose a high school (space-permitting) that aligns with their preferred academic area of study, including Montgomery Blair, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Northwood, and Wheaton.