The Carleton of Chevy Chase is ideally located along the border of Maryland and Washington, D.C. No matter where you work or play, everything is easily accessible by mass transit or by car.
Restaurants, many with outdoor seating in good weather, are within blocks – next door’s Alfio’s La Tratttoria, open for 30 years (Italian); Maggiano’s (Italian); Chad’s bar open since 1982 (Continental); home-grown Lia’s by chef Geoff Tracy (Italian); Cheesecake Factory (continental); P.F. Chang’s China Bistro (Asian); two-floor Capital Grill (Steakhouse); Mei Wah Chinese and Japanese; Bryan Voltaggio’s Range, Aggio, and Lunch Box, and quick in-out places Chipotle; Panera; McDonald’s; Cosi, Booeymongers, and Potomac Pizza. Starbucks has two locations within blocks.
Supermarkets – Whole Foods and Giant – are within 5 minute walk or ride. The Friendship Heights Gourmet Market is directly across the street for last-minute needs and quick cooked breakfasts, lunches, pizza, and dinners plus beer, wine and beverages.
Department stores – Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany’s with the famous blue boxes – are just as close.
Two high rises with individual and group medical practitioners, laboratories, and out-patient surgery practices are a 5-minute walk. There is an urgent care by Medstar at the medical building. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Sibley Memorial Hospital is 2.5 miles from the building; Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Suburban Hospital opposite the campus of the National Institutes of Health is 3 miles away; and 6 miles away in Washington, D.C. are the trauma center designed for presidents at George Washington University and also Medstar’s Georgetown University Hospital.
Students attend the public schools in Montgomery County, including the nearby Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, which is an international baccalaureate world school that provides programs to develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. A number of world-class private schools are nearby.
The Carleton of Chevy Chase is placed in the special taxing district of Friendship Heights Village in the U.S. postal district of Chevy Chase within Montgomery County in the state of Maryland. It is a few streets from the northwest border of Washington, D.C.