Potomac

Homes for Sale in Potomac MD

Lush landscaping and country clubs abound in this affluent enclave. Discover Potomac real estate!
 
 
Leafy streets and sprawling estates. Opulent country clubs and world-class dining. Diplomats and Washington power players. Potomac is one of the nation’s most affluent suburbs, sporting gorgeous greenery and some of the most coveted real estate on the east coast. Estates here are unparalleled, with sprawling acreage, luxe amenities, and a high level of privacy. Picture-perfect cobblestone paths and lush landscaping give the town of Potomac a fairy tale feel, and residents refer to life here as a permanent weekend. 
 
Potomac’s cache comes in part from its lavish homes, which include some of the country’s most magnificent designs. Known for sprawling equestrian estates, Potomac shines with Neoclassical Revival styles, custom builds complete with every luxe amenity, and historic architecture. Once a modest agricultural community, Potomac’s bucolic beauty was sought out in the 1930s by a DC hunt club looking for rolling hills and tranquil pastures. The perfect landscape for equestrians, Potomac became a country getaway with tasteful homes and elegant stables. Today, this equine influence can be found in the riding clubs and equestrian estates dotting Potomac’s picturesque setting. 

Potomac lies in Montgomery County and has a great place to live in Maryland. Potomac provides the residents with a dense suburban feel and most of the residents live there. Potomac is filled with cafes and parks.

What to Love About Potomac Real Estate

  • Elegant country clubs
  • Championship golf courses
  • Grand estates on secluded lots
  • Suburban serenity minutes from DC

People & Lifestyle

Claiming a bevy of DC power players, celebrities, and professional athletes, Potomac is highly coveted by high-profile residents for its spacious lots, gated estates, and privacy. The leafy streets and quiet atmosphere of this picturesque enclave offer a welcome respite from busy days on Capitol Hill and provide the perfect backdrop to the area’s many prestigious country clubs. Golf is a culture here and you’ll often find residents out on the greens for an early morning game. If you are interested in viewing homes for sale in Potomac MD, reach out to Dana to begin your real estate journey.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

One of Potomac’s newest neighborhoods, Park Potomac is a residential and pedestrian-focused community offering a stylish approach to life. From a morning espresso at Filicori Zecchini Coffee to the fresh ocean flavors and classic seafood menu at King Street Oyster Bar, this unparalleled community of bistros and boutiques is one of Potomac’s most dynamic offerings. 
Spend the day at Cabin John Village, a carefully curated collection of shops and restaurants. Whether you’re looking for furniture for your new home, an elegant place to dine, or a pilates studio or spa, this charming destination offers casual luxury and a one-of-a-kind experience. 
 
You’ll want to add The Market at River Falls to your regular lineup of go-to spots. This gourmet market offers the freshest seafood, wine and champagne, wagyu beef, and a vibrant array of specialty foods. Run all your errands at Potomac Village Shopping Center and enjoy the quaint English village feel of the brick shops and lush, tree-lined streets Potomac is known for.  Whether you’re celebrating one of life’s milestone moments or a quiet Tuesday night dinner, the classic French fare and superb hospitality at Normandie Farm Restaurant sets the stage for a beautiful experience. 
 

Things to Do

Potomac’s stunning landscape provides the perfect playground for outdoor adventurers. The historic Great Falls Tavern, once an esteemed social club, now serves as a Visitor Center for the National Park Service. Hike the breathtaking Billy Goat Trail or step back in time to the 1870s for an authentic canal boat ride. For equestrians who prefer to explore the town on horseback, the Potomac Horse Center offers luxe amenities for both horse and rider, boarding, lessons, clinics with renowned trainers, and a yearly schedule of shows. A paradise for golfers, Potomac celebrates the country club culture with several first-class private clubs, including the area’s premier choice, Lakewood Country Club. Boasting one of DC’s top-ranked courses, tennis courts, sparkling pools, and elegant dining rooms, this is club life at its finest.  
 

Schools

Potomac is home to the Montgomery County Public School System and offers excellent educational opportunities, including:
 
 
 

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Overview for Potomac, MD

49,196 people live in Potomac, where the median age is 47.5 and the average individual income is $91,959.

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Demographics and Employment Data for Potomac, MD

Potomac has 16497 households, with an average household size of 2.96. Here’s what the people living in Potomac do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. 49,196 people call Potomac home. The population density is 1,346.66 and the largest age group is

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47.5

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48.61 / 51.39%

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Schools in Potomac

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The following schools are within or nearby Potomac. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family.
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School rating
Website
Chesterbrook Elementary
5/5
Kent Gardens Elementary
5/5
Spring Hill Elementary
5/5
3/5
Montessori School Of McLean
Sherman Elementary
5/5
Washington Waldorf School
Churchill Road Elementary
5/5
Westbriar Elementary
5/5
Brooksfield School
St Luke Catholic School
Our Lady Of Hope Catholic School
Meadowland Elementary
2/5
Colvin Run Elementary
5/5
Chesterbrook Academy #1160
Great Falls Elementary
4/5
Apple Montessori School
Epworth Preschool & Kindergarten
German International School Washington Dc
Holton-Arms School
Gaithersburg Presbyterian Preschool & Kindergarten
The Primary Day School
The Diener School
Kindercare Learning Center
Alef Bet Montessori School Inc.
Stone Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart
Mc Lean School Of Maryland
Georgetown Preparatory School
Redwood Montessori Academy
Our Lady Of Mercy School
St James' Children's School
St Marys Elementary School
Rochambeau-The French International School
Lowes Island Elementary
5/5
Academy Of The Holy Cross
Executive Child Development Center
The Katherine Thomas School
The Lourie Center School Of The Reginald S Lourie
Primary Montessori Day School
St Bartholomews School
Bethesda Country Day School
Bethesda Country Day School
Melvin J Berman Hebrew Academy
Potomac Glen Day School
St Andrew's Episcopal Day School
St Jude Regional Catholic School
St Jude Regional Catholic School
Connelly School Of The Holy Child
Mary Of Nazareth School
St Andrew's Episcopal School
St Jane De Chantal School
Academy Primary School & Child Development Center
Goddard School In Gaithersburg
Charles E Smith Jewish Day School
Georgetown Hill Early School
Georgetown Hill Early Childhood School At Nrc
Alef Bet Montessori School Inc.
Children's Manor Montessori School & Daycare

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