Silver Spring Real Estate and Homes in Historic Capitol View Park, MD

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 Capitol View Park was Montgomery County's First Historic District.  This Old Historic Neighborhood is down by the Railroad Tracks and just past Forest Glen in the area of Silver Spring that borders Kensington, Maryland. 

In this quiet shaded glen, away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown, you will find an eclectic mix of house styles and ages, every thing from old "Sears" Bungalows, Restored 1880's Victorians, post WWII cape cods, colonials ramblers split levels and new recently built homes.

Capitol View residents can enjoy living in this "woodsy, quiet and almost rural area that is between the hustle, bustle and convenience of Downtown Silver Spring and at one end and the quaint charm of the small town of Kensington at the other end.

A quaint interesting is the the 1880s-era general store on Post Office Road next to the Forest Glen "Castle".

More information about Capitol View Park and it's history can be found through the Capitol View Park Citizens Association and the Capitol View Park Historical Society.

Schools
Montgomery County Public Schools have a reputation as being among the best in the nation.
The public schools that serve the Capitol View Park Subdivsion are:
Oakland Terrace Elementary School
Newport Mill Middle School
Albert Einstein High School
*at the high school level the Downcounty consortium is available giving students a choice regarding their academic area of study. The five Silver Spring real estate Capitol View Park Bungalowhigh schools in the Downcounty cluster include Montgomery Blair, Albert Einstein, Northwood High, John F. Kennedy and Wheaton High School.

There are also several excellent Private Schools convenient to Capitol View Park such as The Academy of the Holy Cross, Holy Cross Elementary, Grace Episcopal School and the Evergreen School to name a just a few. 


Capitol View Park Real Estate


A recent article in the Washington Post describes this area as having bounty of variety in it's architecture
I can say that it also have a huge variation is it's Real Estate prices.
There are 395 Single Family Houses in the Legal Silver Spring real estate Capitol View Park VictorianSubdivsion of Capitol View Park, Silver Spring, Md 20910

Real Estate Homes Sold in Capitol View Park
Silver Spring Maryland 20910



11 Homes Sold in 2011
Average List Price 2011 - $643,118
Average Sold Price - $622,866
Lowest Sold Price - $305,000
(for a 3 Bedroom 3 Bath Foreclosure Sale a Rambler/Bungalow Style house built in 1985)
High Sale Price - $701,500
(for a 4 Bedroom 5 1/2 Bath Victorian Style House built 1990)
Average Days on Market - 77


7 Homes SOLD in 2012
Average List Price 2012 - $431,142
Average Sold Price - $422,714
Lowest Sold Price - $275,000
(for a 2 Bedroom 1 Bath small Rambler Style house in need of updating - built in 1946)
High Sale Price - $663,000
(for a 4 Bedroom 4 Bath Updated Colonial Style House built in 1993)
Average Days on Market - 110




Homes Currently for Sale in Capitol View Park, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910


Call Debbie Cook Realtor (301) 587-3528 for expert help in navigating today's real estate market



 

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A couple of the historic homes near the castle are active now... Have you seen 21 Dewitt? How cool would that be... if only :)

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