Convenience is certainly an important feature of the Old Farm neighborhood, but it is the close-knit sense of community that recently earns the neighborhood one of the “30 Best Neighborhoods to Live” by Bethesda Magazine. The well- kept brick homes, established in 1963 by Kettler Brothers, are nestled between beautiful parks and a variety of shopping options. Easy access to I-270 and metro make it a breeze for commuters to access other areas of Maryland, DC and Virginia.
Holidays are always a community event in Old Farm, whether it is Halloween trick or treat or neighbors showing off their patriotism during the 4th of July parade that has taken place every year since the 60s. Old Farm, along with its sister communities including Tilden Woods, Walnut Woods and Luxmanorsupports summer swim clubs at each of its two community pools, which also have tennis and platform tennis courts. The Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center is nearby for year around use.
Whether you’d like to catch an evening show at Strathmore, see live music at AMP in Pike and Rose, go bowling with a group of friends, or spend a Saturday biking to the city along the Capital Crescent Trial, it’s all easily accessible from Old Farm. Big Train Baseball and year around ice skating are at nearby Cabin John Park. Many shopping venues including Westfield Montgomery Mall, grocery stores, banks and restaurants are at your fingertips. A variety of public and private schools are within a 10-15 minute drive.