Both condominiums and townhomes offer today’s homebuyer the option of low-maintenance living, a lock and leave lifestyle and, in locations like Bethesda, a variety of choices for living in walkable neighborhoods.
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A wine and cheese party is the perfect opportunity to explore your tastes and socialize with friends, old and new. It is a simple and elegant event that can liven up any afternoon and is a great way to bring people together.
Did you know that even a small park or green space can have important health benefits for people who live and work nearby? According to a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) publication, the presence of parks and green space has been linked with greater perceived health and lower levels of stress among nearby residents.
Just two years after groundbreaking, Westside at Shady Grove Metro is coming to life with the announcement of its first retailers, the addition of two new townhome models and numerous neighborhood amenities for residents.
Starbucks and Beauty Sense Nails are among the first retail tenants expected to open this September, in The Daley - a mixed-use building that features 333 luxury apartments ready for June move-in. Not ready to buy? The Daley at Westside offers rental apartments that allow you to apply your rent towards the purchase of a new townhome at Westside.
Shops and Restaurants
With Starbucks, you can stroll out the front door, pick up a cup of your favorite brew, and enjoy a casual walk to the Metro. Beauty Sense will also open its second full-service nail salon and spa.
An attractive mix of restaurants and neighborhood convenience businesses are planned with additional announcements to come this summer. A grocery store and pharmacy are anticipated for future phases of the project.
EYA has introduced two competitively priced townhome models at Westside -- the
Fitzgerald and Gershwin.
The new models offer three bedrooms on one level in a thoughtfully designed, compact floor plan that also includes a two-car garage.
New Floorplans From the Mid $500s
Homes are priced in the mid $500’s.
Now that Westside’s new Metro access connection is open, you can walk from Columbus Avenue to the Shady Grove Station in as little as five minutes.
In addition, EYA has installed three Capital Bikeshare stations: one at the Metro entrance, one adjacent to the retail core, and one central to the townhomes.
Big things are happening on the Old Town waterfront in Alexandria.
Earlier this week, Hotel Indigo – an Intercontinental Hotel Group brand – opened at 220 South Union Street, next to where EYA is building Robinson Landing. And there’s a lot to like about this 120-room boutique property’s design.
New home construction or resale? This is a question many home shoppers ask when beginning their new home search. Which one is right for you can depend on many factors, including lifestyle preference and personal priorities. Here are eight reasons why new home construction may be the better choice for you.
Now there is even more to love at Westside at Shady Grove Metro, introducing two new floorplans priced from the mid $500s. Act quickly, only six of these new homes will be available for 2017 move-in!
EYA’s Warranty Service Administrator, Linda Turnbow (left), mingles with Montgomery Row homeowners at the neighborhood Spring celebration.
Montgomery Row welcomed over 100 homeowners and guests at our neighborhood Spring celebration. Residents met and mingled with their current and soon-to-be neighbors while enjoying lunch from local favorite, Wildwood Kitchen.
The 2017 PANTONE color of the year is…Greenery! The color Greenery is full of pop and life and has a vibrant energy, unlike many other greens, which are soft and serene. This yellow-green shade symbolizes the great outdoors and evokes a feeling of springtime when nature’s foliage revives.
The EYA Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of its Spring 2017 grant-making cycle. Twice a year, the foundation awards grants to non-profit organizations and private foundations working in the Washington metro area. Grant making priorities include contributions, donations, and sponsorships for programs focusing on disadvantaged populations, job training and education, beautification of blighted neighborhoods, and the rehabilitation of support facilities for the underserved.