Takoma rests along the northern edge of the District of Columbia. The neighborhood’s rough borders are Georgia Avenue to the west, Van Buren Street to the south, and Eastern Avenue to the east.
Housing stock in Takoma are comprised primarily of colorful bungalows and ramblers that line streets with charming names like Butternut, Aspen, and Dahlia. As you would expect, many Takoma properties feature manicured lawns, cultivated gardens, and sidewalks perfect for evening strolls.
Many Takoma homes come with driveways, but street parking (for yourself or for visitors) is relatively plentiful throughout most of the neighborhood.
Takoma is also home to several classic, garden-style condominium buildings. These include Watkins Condominiums on Cedar Street, Butternut Court Condominiums on Butternut Street, and The Tulip Condominium on Tulip Avenue.