Bethesda is a popular community for singles, couples, and families. It has highly-rated schools, established neighborhoods filled with mature trees, quiet suburban neighborhoods, and downtown Bethesda with its great urban feel and sophisticated shops and restaurants.
Downtown Bethesda has a Red Line metro station and access to Rock Creek Park trails where avid bicyclers commute to DC. Bethesda is an ideal transition point for DC-ers who want a more suburban lifestyle with easy access to the city.
Housing ranges from new high-rise condos to single-family homes of various styles and sizes. Everyone wants to live in Bethesda, and house prices reflect that.