Gaithersburg Homes for Sale

Thanks to its peaceful atmosphere and fantastic central location between Baltimore and D.C., Gaithersburg is a very desirable suburb to live in for a variety of homebuyers. It's about an hour from Baltimore and only 30 to 40 minutes from Washington via I-270. The Gaitherburg real estate market is quite diverse, with plenty of condos above the local businesses and shopping centers to complement the detached houses and row homes. The lovely traditional architecture and brick exteriors on many of the townhomes and commercial buildings also give the city a charming historic feel. View the latest Gaithersburg homes for sale below or read on below the listings to learn more about Gaithersburg real estate.

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Gaithersburg Real Estate Stats

Average Price $588K
Lowest Price $52K
Highest Price $2.5M
Total Listings 236
Avg. Days On Market 44
Avg. Price/SQFT $263

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Gaithersburg MD Community Information

Gaithersburg is a city located in Montgomery County, Maryland, approximately 30 minutes northwest of Washington DC. Incorporated as a city in 1968, it is the fourth largest in Maryland. 

Gaithersburg is situated on the I-270 route between Bethesda and Frederick. Neighboring communities include Germantown (northwest), Montgomery Village (north), and Rockville (southeast). 

Gaithersburg MD is known for its diverse residential neighborhoods, large employers, and convenient distance from the nation's capital. 

Highways 355 and 28, and the Interstate 370 also run through the area, making it a local travel hub.

Gaithersburg Real Estate

Gaithersburg is a large residential community. Although there are some large and prestigious employers within Gaithersburg, there are still many others who commute to nearby locations. 

The Gaithersburg real estate market offers a diverse mix of housing options, from condo-apartments to townhomes, and single-family homes. The stock in the eastern portion of Gaithersburg, marked by the I-270, is generally older. To the west and south are many newer communities and developments displaying new-urbanism design principles.

These newer communities, like Kentlands and Lakelands, are dense by design, with quaint row houses built along tree-lined and walkable streets. The communities are well planned with nearby schools, parks, and shopping centers. 

Some homes in the eastern portion of Gaithersburg can be as much as 100 years old. For those that are designated as historic places, an added sense of prestige is attached, although further development comes with challenges. 

Gaithersburg's Olde Towne is centered at the intersection of Diamond Avenue and Summit Avenue. This area has many quaint cafes, restaurants, stores, and the Gaithersburg Community Museum. 

Homes for sale in Gaithersburg feature a range of traditional colonial styles, including Federal and farmhouse designs. Common details for these homes include either red brick or white siding, exterior shutters, dormer windows, and arrays of large sash windows. There are also French chateau and Second-Empire inspired homes, with mansard rooves, decorative brickwork, and offset gables. 

For affordable and convenient options, there are many townhome and condo communities like Woodland Hills, Montgomery Meadows, Christopher Court Condos, Park Place, and Cider Mill Apartments.

Gaithersburg Attractions & Amenities

Gaithersburg is a very convenient community to live in, thanks to its well-distributed selection of shopping centers and attractions. The large local employers, commercial centers, schools, and transport routes complete the package for a city that has it all. 

Some local attractions include:

  • The Gaithersburg Olde Towne
  • Seneca Creek State Park
  • City of Gaithersburg Water Park
  • Lakeforest Mall
  • Bohrer Park
  • The historic 19th-Century Kentlands Mansion
  • Washingtonian Center

Gaithersburg's largest employer is the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which is a large complex located in the middle of Gaithersburg. 

Other major employers include IBM, Lockheed Martine, and AstraZeneca. 

Gaithersburg is also home to many excellent schools, like Gaithersburg High School next to Bohrer Park. This school has large, state-of-the-art facilities. 


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