McLean’s neighborhoods reflect the community’s four-century tradition of steady progress and development. A variety of design styles represent many individual homeowner tastes and the architectural trends that have risen in the past. Friendly neighborhoods and clean, tree-lined streets offer the best in affordable suburban living. Homebuyers can choose among newer single-family residences, elegant condominiums, townhouses and stately dwellings in a wide range of prices.
Major developers as well as specialty home builders are providing new luxury homes and townhomes from $800,000 to $3 million. A new luxury condo project with ground-level retail space provides homes ranging in price from $600,000 to $2 million. Older townhomes and single-family homes are available from approximately $300,000 to $800,000.
Many residents who commute to Washington, DC and elsewhere in the area find that they can take advantage of McLean’s small-town ambiance while receiving a great deal more for their real estate dollar. Here, just west of the U.S. capital, everyone from young families to upscale executives to retirees looking to enjoy comfortable and active lifestyles finds great living in McLean’s pleasant neighborhoods.
Streams and wooded hiking paths leading to the Potomac and into rural Virginia, eclectic shops with a small-town atmosphere, a new Community Center and library, and cultural diversity highlight some of the reasons people desire McLean for their home. The excellent school system, premier athletic facilities, restaurants and night spots for all ages drive the real estate market here. Moreover, close proximity to Washington, DC and the amenities of a metropolitan base make McLean an attractive option for those who prefer the suburbs but occasionally like to venture into the big city.