Rent to Own Homes near Chillum, MD

Top 6 Reasons to Live in Chillum, MD

  • Chillum is named for what was once Chillum Castle Manor, a four-thousand-acre-plus land patent founded in 1763. Now a part of Prince Georges County, Chillum is just 20 minutes from our nation's capital, 11 minutes from downtown Silver Spring with its booming business and arts districts, and 9 minutes from Hyattsville. Metro stops abound. The Washington Metro Green Line subway and the Chillum Road Metro Bus make transportation a snap.

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  • Great green space! Nature is always near in this suburban community. Chillum borders Sligo Creek, with grassy banks to stroll and excellent bird watching. You can walk to Fort Circle or Fort Totten Park for a picnic or a hike. Take a jog or bike ride along the Anacostia Tributary Trail System. Also close at hand is the Mt. Rainier Nature and Recreation Center, offering community crafts, swimming, and sports.
  • Stellar shopping! Chillum is home to the Riggs Sargent Shopping Center and Riggs Plaza, as well as major grocery chains like Giant. Vintage stores, thrift shops, and boutiques are also nearby, and just a few minutes away is The Mall at Prince George's. Takoma Park Plaza is also nearby.
  • Established, attractive neighborhoods! Rent to own houses are coveted in this convenient community, where homes were built primarily between 1940 and 1999. With a 7.7% vacancy rate, it's possible to find homes near Chillum Road bus routes or the West Hyattsville Metro station.
  • Variety of homes! This area offers plenty of housing options to choose from, with small to medium sized houses and apartment buildings available. Major thoroughfares, such as Riggs Road and Sargent Road, provide easy access to the Capital Beltway no matter which rental house and neighborhood you choose.
  • Maryland crabs! Hankering for a tasty crustacean? Check out the renowned Ruff n Ready Crab House on Chillum Road. It's a favorite among the locals. Try the crab legs, whole crabs, or sweet corn, and you will become a fan, too. Take your food to go and have a spring or summer picnic at the nearby University Hills Duck Pond Park.
  • Proximity to the nation's capital! In less than half an hour, you can explore the varied cultural monuments from the Lincoln Memorial to the Smithsonian museums. Bone up on secret agent lore at the International Spy Museum, or sit by a classic Greek fountain at the National Museum of Art. Visit the lush grounds of Dumbarton Oaks, take an elevator to the top of the Washington Monument, or stroll the cobblestone streets of Georgetown.