A gated communnity offers a greater sense of security, freedom from drop in visitors and salesmen, and a deeper sense of community. Gated communities are not common in the DC metro area, but there are enogh communities in various price ranges to offer you a choice.

Gated Communities in Washington DC

Since land is at a premium in DC, there are not many gated communities to choose from.  If you are looking for a gated community in DC in the upper price point, you might consider Hillandale of Georgetown, a community of townhomes and spacious homes on small lots or the Foxhall of Wesley Heights, an elegant condo building at 4200 Massachusetts Ave. near American University.

Communities in Loudon County

There are several communities to consider in Leesburg including River Park, right at the Potomac River, and the Estates at Creighton Farm.  Don’t miss Belmont Country Club in Ashburn or Potomac Green in Sterling. 

Montgomery County Communities

In Montgomery County, you should visit Leisure World, with its wide choice of condos and single family homes and Sumner Village with its spacious condos in a wooded setting.  Other communities to consider at Americana Finmark on Georgia Avenue and the Promenade, a large condo building on Pooks Hill Road.  The most notable gated community of single family homes is a small gated community with a guard in Avenel.


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