A closer look at Cabin John

Locator map of Cabin John in Montgomery Co.
M.K. Cannistra/The Washington Post
Friday, January 14, 2011; 9:48 AM

BOUNDARIES: Roughly, the Potomac River to the south, Persimmon Tree Road to the west, Cabin John Parkway to the east and the Capital Beltway to the north.

SCHOOLS: Bannockburn Elementary School, Pyle Middle School and Walt Whitman High School.

HOME SALES: In the past 12 months, six houses sold at prices ranging from $695,000 to $1.495 million, according to Ellen Wilner of Coldwell Banker. Four townhouses sold, priced from $485,000 to $725,000. Recently, four houses were on the market, priced from $695,000 to $1.9 million. Two houses were under contract, for $739,500 and $1.135 million; and one cooperative was under contract, priced at $529,000.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: C&O Canal National Historical Park, the Potomac River, shops in downtown Cabin John, Clara Barton Community Center, MacArthur Boulevard Bikeway.

WITHIN 10 to 20 MINUTES BY CAR: Downtown Washington, downtown Bethesda, Tysons Corner.

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