Congress Heights apartments for rent are located in a placid District of Columbia neighborhood situated on the shores of the Potomac River - a slow-moving, crystalline body of water that works its way south to the large Chesapeake Bay. Residents of the neighborhood are afforded all the necessary conveniences and creature comforts of public transit, shopping centers and verdant areas of recreation.
Parents who live in one of the apartments for rent in Congress Heights will take comfort in knowing that their children are receiving a first-rate education at one of the Washington D.C. public schools. The nearby Leckie Elementary School has received excellent scores on GreatSchools.org. "A school that I would recommend to anyone in the area," reported one reviewer on the website. "The teachers are amazing, the staff is always kind and willing to help." If parents want their children to go to a private institution, there is a bevy of choices to choose from, such as the Achievement Preparatory Academy and the Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys. For families with spiritual proclivities that want to include their Christian faith in their little ones' educations, there's the St. Thomas More Catholic school nearby.
Fun and Recreation
There are scores areas of recreation located nearby the Congress Heights apartments that parents and children will surely want to check out. One of these areas is Bald Eagle Hill, which affords park-goers a breathtaking view of the surrounding area, including the Potomac River and the nearby naval center. Also close-by is Forest Heights Neighborhood Park, which is situated off Indian Head Highway. If the kids need to run and expel some excess energy, Congress Heights is inundated with great play areas, such as the Congress Heights Playground and the Washington Highland Recreation Center. For some indoor fun, there's the local movie theater, the Regal Potomac Yard Stadium.
Traveling and Transit
Interstate 395 borders just a short drive away from the apartments in Congress Heights. The main road runs north to south, parallel to the Potomac River and it is ideal for commuting to work or taking road trips up and down the east coast. For farther cross-country ventures or international excursions, residents have ample access to the Ronald Reagan National Airport right across the water.
There is a convenient shopping center amid Congress Heights tree-lined streets that will surely prove useful to residents. For food and groceries, residents can head to the local Giant supermarket, while the CVS and Dollar Tree supply all the necessary domestic necessities. For clothes and other goods, there's the Eastover Shopping Center, Footlocker and Rainbow Shops, located right off of Route 210.
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