Families that are looking to move to Washington D.C., but want to be removed from the congested urban environment, may want to settle into one of the apartments for rent in Mclean Gardens. This cozy District of Columbia enclave is surrounded by scenic, slow-moving side roads, verdant parks and easily accessible public transportation stations.
Once winter ends, you and your family will want to get out of your home and enjoy the seasonable weather that Washington D.C. is graced with. Lucky for you, there are scores of great parks within walking distance of the Mclean Gardens apartments. One of these is the Friendship Recreation Center on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, which has a few baseball diamonds where you and the little ones can get in a several innings of a pickup game. For a more secluded setting, there's the Dalecarlia Reservoir Grounds, which is a large wooded area that sits on the edge of a the crystalline reservoir, right near the border of D.C. and Maryland. You may also want to get involved at the local Clover Park Community Garden, where you can lend a hand - and your green thumb - to help cultivate flowers and vegetables.
Those who commute into Washington D.C. from their apartments in Mclean Gardens, can get to work in a matter of minutes with the metro system that runs right through the neighborhood. Just a short drive away is the Van Ness-UDC station on Connecticut Avenue, while the Cleveland station is also nearby. For more local travel, the uncongested side streets that run through the area are ideal for driving, or you can always utilize pedal power to get about. Washington D.C. is full of great bike shops such as Capitol Hill Bikes and the Bike Rack.
Your children will surly excel in the classroom as he or she attends one of the lauded public elementary schools. The Mann Elementary School has received exemplary ratings on the website GreatSchools.org. "We have been at NPS for almost 4 years now and feel so incredibly fortunate that our son is part of such a warm, nurturing and loving community," writes on parent on the website. If you want your kids to go to a school that incorporates your Christian beliefs into the curriculum, you may want to send them to the National Presbyterian School, which is just a short drive away from the Mclean apartments for rent.
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