One of the oldest communities in the area, Rockville was once known as Hungerford’s Tavern—named after one of American’s first real taverns. This local beer and food joint hosted such luminaries of the day as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Franklin Pierce. The town became the country seat in 1776 and was incorporated as Rockville in 1801, due to the nearby Rock Creek.
The growing town continued to expand, all the way through the twentieth century. This means homes for sale ranging from charming antiques to new construction. Among current development projects is Rockville Town Square—a 12.5-acre transit-oriented redevelopment that is replacing a former shopping mall with new restaurant, retail and residential components. To learn about Rockville, MD homes for sale, give us a call today, or start viewing the listings below:
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Homes for sale in Rockville, MD range all the way from the very low six figures to over $2 million. You’ll find everything from huge custom Colonials to gracious antique Victorians, and from vintage Craftsman bungalows to 1960s-era Ramblers and Split-levels. There are even some contemporary designs.
Condos for sale are also part of the picture, from apartment-style units in tall towers, to upscale townhouses. With hundreds of active listings, the real estate inventory in Rockville is one of the largest in the Washington metropolitan area.
Despite the wide variety of homes for sale in Rockville, however, this spread-out community is probably best known at the current time for its extremely large custom mansion, often on oversized lots. And while there’s plenty of million-dollar properties, you can also get a lot of bang for your buck in the mid-to-high six figure range.
With great schools, and a staggering number of community amenities from movies to shopping to a lively nightlife, this is fast becoming one of the region’s most popular real estate markets. City planners are committed to smart planning and sustainable growth at this point, ensuring that Rockville will continue to move forward in an economically stable direction.