Well this all depends upon your income. But here is a list of places where you will enjoy living:
• Capitol Hill, DC.
• Cheverly, MD.
• Takoma Park, MD.
• Del Ray, VA.
• Glover Park, DC.
Everybody has different priorities, but if you want a single family home with yard space, close to the city, near or on the Potomac River, near parkland, near or on a golf course, a quiet neighborhood, and reasonably priced houses, there is only one choice-Tantallon.
With homes that range from the $200's to the $2 millions, there is something for buyers at every price without compromising the core features of this community. The area has more residential waterfront lots than any other contiguous DC suburb. The Tantallon Resort and Club boasts one of the most challenging 18-holes of golf in the area and is the exclusive golf club to the new Gaylord resort at National Harbor. In addition to homes with private boat docks, there are three neighborhood marinas with the most available boat slips in the region. Since it is adjacent to Fort Washington National Park, there are nature trails and ample wildlife. It is not unusual to see a bald eagle snatch a fish out of the water. I have seen it many times myself and even video taped it once. You can also see deer, foxes, badgers, beavers, herons, cranes, ducks, geese, osprey, and more.
All of this is only 20 minutes from the capital.