If you’ve been looking for a home in Washington DC and want to live in a neighborhood that is welcoming and friendly to all, check out Shepherd Park. Located in the northwest quadrant of Washington DC, this diverse neighborhood has a long history (post-World War II) of welcoming people from a variety of backgrounds.
Today, Shepherd Park is known as a thriving middle and upper class community with a strong neighborhood Association and a strong representation in area civic groups. This historic neighborhood located north of Walter Reed Army medical center enjoys many lifelong residents. Newcomers are welcome as well as the neighborhood continues to be an important part of the Washington DC community.
Shepherd Park is known for its schools, churches and other places of worship as well as well-built larger homes. Two parks are well known in the area: Colonial Village and North Portal Estates. The area is well treed and offers a breathtaking alternative to usual Washington DC neighborhoods. The area is well served by the Metro transit system although many local residents keep at least one car in their garage.
Young families especially like Shepherd Park with its prominent neighborhood activities, many parks, and children to play. Perhaps that’s why few houses tend to be listed in Shepherd Park. Once newcomers arrive, they are hesitant to leave a neighborhood so friendly and inviting.
Currently the median home price in Shepherd Park is a mere $575,300. This represents a solid investment for the future. So why not check out Shepherd Park today, it might just be your home tomorrow.
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