Kenwood: Life Is Sweet Among The Legendary Cherry Trees
Born of highlands and hills, abandoned farms and woodlands, Kenwood emerged from what had been part of the Friendship land grant. The Kennedy-Chamberlin Development Company planted over 1,000 cherry trees before the first house in Kenwood was built. Today, those trees welcome thousands to the curving streets of Kenwood during the April week when the blossoms turn pink and create a display that Southern Living magazine described as “breathtaking.” Located in the most western part of Chevy Chase, Kenwood is bounded by Little Falls Parkway, River Road, Bradley Boulevard and Kenwood Country Club. Chevy Chase expert and resident of nearby Rollingwood, Melinda Estridge can help you find the perfect Kenwood property.
Discover the neighborhood Kenwoodians love to call home!
This community of just over 300 colonial and Tudor homes lies within the boundaries of three fine schools: Somerset Elementary School, Westland Middle School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Other nearby amenities include:
- The Kenwood Golf and Country Club, a private landmark on Kenwood’s western border
- The Norwood Recreation Center, surrounded by a playground, softball field, lighted baseball field, and five tennis courts
- The shops and dining attractions of Friendship Heights
Daytime, Nighttime, Any Time — Washington is Minutes Away
For an evening at The Verizon Center, an afternoon at the National Zoo or just relaxing in your own backyard, Chevy Chase and Kenwood offer just what you’re looking for. Contact Melinda Estridge — nobody offers you more knowledge about Montgomery County and all that is ChevyChaseLiving.
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