Home to over 80,000 residents, Silver Spring, Maryland lies at the north apex of Washington DC, just over the border. Acorn Park, located at the southern tip of the town once had a mica-flecked spring discovered in 1840 which gave Silver Spring its name. lt has homes, art galleries and historical landmarks. The Market Square in Old Town is one of the oldest operating marketplaces in the US.
Silver Spring is located in Montgomery County Maryland yet residents of Silver Spring are scattered across the area. Finding a home specifically in the Silver Spring real estate area may be a little difficult IF you don't know your way around.
Silver Spring is home to many outdoor events, activities and local parks. Some of the more popular parks are Rock Creek Park which is on the west side of town, Sligo Creek Park in the middle of town, and of course, Acorn Park at the southern tip. All these parks offer hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, playgrounds and sports courts and fields. The famous Brookside Gardens is a 50-acre park in the middle of Maryland's Wheaton Regional Park.
The Brookside Gardens has many gorgeous views, walks and activities including butterfly gardens, Rose and rock gardens, conservation walks and more. There are also beautiful memorials set up throughout the garden commemorating those that have lost their lives.
Whether you are coming for the day or just a quick stroll, finding a park in Silver Spring is easy to do and will put you in the perfect mood on a lovely afternoon.
In the past decade, Silver Spring has undergone renovations to make the downtown area more appealing to all crowds. With the addition of the outdoor shopping plaza, "Downtown Silver Spring" guests, tourists and locals alike can now browse various shops, check out Border's books, pick up something delicious for dinner at Whole Foods Market, stay in town for dinner at Locavino or Copper Canyon Grill, or just get a quick bite at Panera Bread. With so many options it's easy to lose an afternoon at Downtown Silver Spring.
Silver Spring, Maryland also has various festivals and local entertainment throughout the year. The Silver Spring Jazz Festival is not to be missed each September as well as annual ethnic festivals celebrating nations such as Jamaica, Vietnam, Italy and more.
If you're interested in finding the perfect home in Silver Spring feel free to contact me anytime. I love showcasing our great area and since I know the area I would be happy to help find the perfect place for you and your family. Give me a call at 202-309-0146!
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