Developed originally in the 1950’s and 1960’s, the Burning Tree area of Bethesda boasts homes with some of the largest lot sizes and square footage. Many homes are sited on grounds of over ½ acre, with some on lots as large as 1.5 acres. While there are many original homes in the Burning Tree area, there is also an abundance of newer, custom construction. In many cases, the value of the original homes is in the land upon which they were built.
Most of what is considered “Burning Tree” is inside the beltway between River Road and Bradley Boulevard, but the neighborhood also extends to Seven Locks Road outside the beltway. The Burning Tree area is comprised of several neighborhoods that include:
The communities share in common a beautiful natural setting; with gorgeous home architectural styles enhanced by heavily treed streets and landscaped grounds. With its easy access to downtown Bethesda, work centers in Northern Virginia and DC, and its nationally ranked schools, prices in the Burning Tree area of Bethesda can range from just under $1M to several million dollars.
Burning Tree Schools
The public schools are Burning Tree Elementary, Pyle Middle School and Walt Whitman High School. There are several close private schools as well, including Holton Arms, Landon, Bullis Prep, the Heights School and St. Andrews.
Neighborhood Amenities in Burning Tree
The community is also convenient to the exclusive Burning Tree Country Club, Bethesda Country Club and Congressional Country Club. The community has easy access to shopping in Bethesda, Friendship Heights and Tysons Corner. Only 10 minutes by car from downtown Bethesda, the greater Burning Tree area offers the best of both worlds; leafy, architecturally diverse neighborhoods with easy access to world-class shopping, restaurants and entertainment.
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