Welcome to Avenel
An esteemed residential community outside of the nation’s capital.
Avenel is a luxury residential community in Potomac and Bethesda MD comprised of 900 homes built on over 1,000 acres centered around the TPC Potomac at Avenel golf course. Avenel is a beautifully planned community that consists of 14 uniquely different villages each with its own separate charm. When someone buys in Avenel, they are buying a turnkey lifestyle with the golf course, community tennis and swim clubs, trails for walking and biking plus many parks and playgrounds including nearby Great Falls park. This community is a welcome retreat from the hustle of the Metro area’s nearby cities. Avenel has preserved the legacy of that original pastoral farmland with its Avenel Equestrian Center, which also offers bridle paths in designated areas of the neighborhood.
Acknowledged as the best-planned community in the nation, Avenel is the recipient of the Urban Land Institute’s Award for Excellence and features opulent single-family homes and luxury townhouses. The community’s strict adherence to architectural guidelines ensures the neighborhood is always beautiful and perfectly maintained, while golf course views provide a stunning backdrop.
What to Love
- Privacy and relaxation
- Luxe amenities around every corner
- A prestigious reputation in Potomac
People and Lifestyle
Residents of Avenel tend to be prominent members of not only this insular community but of the Metro area, as well. With major centers of politics and business close by, the Avenel community boasts an impressive roster of executives, philanthropists, and politicians. Residents appreciate the full-service amenities of this coveted neighborhood.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
With nearby cities like Tysons and Bethesda, world-class shopping and dining are right at your fingertips. The Potomac Village Shopping Center
is a go-to for Avenel residents. Located just up the street from the neighborhood, this complex offers an eclectic mix of bistros, boutiques, banks, and even a library. Just across the bridge, you’ll find the renowned Tysons Galleria
, a distinctive collection of high-end shops, including Burberry
and Saks Fifth Avenue
Things to Do
Living in Avenel gives residents access to an unprecedented array of amenities, like the Avenel Swim and Tennis
facility. Here residents can swim in a beautiful pool or play tennis or pickleball on one of the six premium courts. You'll also find a swim team, golf course, and a clubhouse. Situated on 220 acres of wooded countryside, the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm
redefines the private golf club experience. The PGA golf course and upscale amenities make this one of the most coveted private club memberships in the area.
Take lessons, board your horse, or train for competition at the Avenel Equestrian Center, which boasts a distinctive barn, horse stables, and riding facilities. You can even ride your horse through designated bridle paths. Avenel Park
provides over 20 acres of rolling hills. Stroll the gorgeous green space, play a game of tennis or soccer, or enjoy a leisurely afternoon picnic.