Nestled in central Montgomery County, Rockville, MD is regarded as one of America’s leading small cities for work, play and life. Inflated hype? Not likely. The more than 3,000 residents who participate in Rockville’s biennial community survey consistently support the city’s outstanding reputation. In 2016, 92% rated Rockville’s overall quality of life as excellent or good and 86% gave similar ratings to its overall quality of services. So it’s no surprise that new homes in Rockville are in high demand as first-home buyers, professional couples, small families and empty nesters look to “Get Into It” as the city’s slogan suggests. Here are our top five reasons why Rockville is a great place to live.
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, what better way to celebrate with a spouse, child, partner or friend, than a special Valentine’s night on the town at a local restaurant. From lobster tail to chocolate soufflé, “sweetheart deals” and “say I love you” pairings abound. To help you choose your sweet spot, we’ve created a short list of five DC area favorite restaurants for Valentine's Day 2019.
Westside residents have even more amenities to enjoy with new retail shops opening onsite and just minutes away. Last month, Inspire Nail Bar & Spa opened its doors at Westside offering an array of services from manicures to facials, massages and more. Plus, MOM’s Organic Market and iFly Indoor Skydiving have both recently opened new locations just a 7-minute ride away! Are you a minimalist or do you prefer a more contemporary design style? Take our quiz to find out!
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. Shops and Restaurants 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. 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. New Floorplans From the Mid $500s 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. Homes are priced in the mid $500’s. Stroll/Bike/Cruise 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.
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 has long been a proponent of life within walking distance, in which homeowners enjoy easy access to transportation, recreation, shopping, and dining. And increasingly, new homeowners are seeking walkable lifestyles even in the suburbs.