Silverspring real estate guide & listings for sale
The character of Silverspring is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. Most areas in this part of the city are very quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, parks are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which makes it easy to get to them from a large number of locations in Silverspring.
The favoured method to get around in Silverspring is very often a car. It is very convenient to access a parking spot, and nearby highways are reasonably easy to drive to from any home in this area. In contrast, the public transit system in this neighbourhood is rather poor. Thankfully, the neighbourhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Silverspring is not very suitable for those who travel by foot as very few daily needs can be met by walking.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Silverspring is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this neighbourhood took place between 1990 and 2000. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 90% of the dwellings in the neighbourhood are occupied by homeowners while the remainder are rented.
Families will value that no matter where their house is situated in this neighbourhood, daycares and primary schools are nearby. In contrast, Silverspring does not have any high schools. In terms of food, a car is typically needed in this neighbourhood to access the nearest supermarket. There are a few restaurants in Silverspring.