Many home buyers choose to live in Woodley Park for its proximity
to downtown, uptown and walkability to Metro, restaurants and shops. Some enjoy Rock Creek Park recreation,
exercise or the ease of access to Rock Creek Parkway. While home styles, features, character and
settings also play a major role, there are a multitude of additional factors
that make Woodley Park a great place to live!
The boundaries of Woodley Park extend from 34th
Street on the west to Rock Creek Park on the east with Cleveland Park to the
north and Massachusetts Avenue Heights to the south. The Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro
Station on the red line is between Dupont Circle and Cleveland Park
stations. Woodley Park is also within
close walking distance of National Zoo, Cleveland Park, Rock Creek Park and
There are fine restaurants with many cuisines, shops and
offices on bustling Connecticut Avenue.
Two major hotels are also located in Woodley Park, The Omni Shoreham and
Marriott Wardman Park.
In the late 1800’s, this area consisted primarily of summer
homes for the wealthy. Now, it is mostly
a neighborhood of townhouses built in the 1900’s. Classic architecture abounds on lovely,
tree-lined streets and some blocks overlook Rock Creek Park. High rise apartment buildings and
condominiums are found on Calvert Street and Connecticut Avenue.
An estate called Tregaron is located on the Woodley Park and
Cleveland Park border. It offers bridle
paths and trails on 20 wooded acres adjoining the Washington International
School. It’s part of a conservancy and
is open to the public. Woodley Park
schools include Aidan Montessori and the Maret School, both private, and Oyster
Elementary, a public, bilingual elementary school.
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