A closer look at Dempsey

Friday, January 21, 2011; 8:39 AM



BOUNDARIES: Devon Place to the north; Devon Place, Chetworth Place and Avon Place to the east; Bashford Lane to the south; and Devon Place, Chetworth Place and Michigan Avenue to the west.

SCHOOLS: Jefferson-Houston Elementary School, George Washington Middle School, T.C. Williams High School.

HOME SALES: In the past 12 months, eight homes have sold, for prices ranging from $485,000 to $595,000 according to Norma Stratton, an agent with Long & Foster. Recently there was one home under contract for $475,000 and one home listed for $510,000.

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE: Chetworth Park, dry cleaner, convenience store, Vaso's Kitchen restaurant, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Mount Vernon Trail (bike/walking path), shops and restaurants along Slaters Lane, Braddock Road Metro station.

WITHIN 20 MINUTES BY CAR: Reagan National Airport, Potomac Yard shopping center, downtown D.C.

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