The thrumming downtown Washington D.C. area is only a short drive away from the Cleveland Park neighborhood, yet this suburban enclave is far-removed from the congested urban environment and offers residents a serene domesticity that's ideal for raising a family.
Cleveland Park apartments have an academic exuberance with the various colleges and renowned institutions located nearby, such as the Howard University School of Law, the University of the District of Columbia, as well as the Williams S. Culbertson Library, which is situated right on Nebraska Avenue. Also in the area is the Hillwood Estate Museum and Garden, which is an exquisite Victorian mansion filled with exotic decor and and a vast collection of Russian Imperialist and French art. Surrounding the home is a horticultural paradise that includes a rose garden, green house and the "friendship walk," which is a flower-lined maze that takes visitors on a scenic tour of a fireworks display of plants.
Rich culture pervades the community surrounding the apartments for rent in Cleveland Park due to its international residents that have settled in D.C. to work in politics. Right in your backyard is a handful of embassies from Hungary, the Czech Republic, Kuwait, Honduras and Ethiopia. Your little ones will be able to soak up this culture at one of the city's international schools, where their fellow pupils will hail from all throughout the world.
During the weekends there is a slew of great places where children can run and play that are just a short walk away from the Cleveland Park apartmnets. Peppered throughout the community is the Forest Hills Playground and Linnean Playground which have jungle gyms and baseball diamonds, which are great for games of tag and pick-up baseball. For leisurely strolls or relaxing afternoons reading, residents may want to head to Rock Creek International Park on Kingle Road or relax under the canopy of trees and enjoy the seasonable weather at Melvin C. Hazen Park.
If you work downtown or want to explore the rest of District of Columbia territory, from one of the apartments in Cleveland Park, you can go to Tenleytown Metro Station, which runs for affordable prices and at convenient times. Also running through the community are bustling freeways and highways that are ideal for road trips or business trips throughout the East Coast. Some of the main roads that residents will have ample access to include Interstate 395, the Whitehurst Freeway and Highway One. Of course, the slow-moving side streets that line Cleveland Park are ideal for bike rides.