Characterized as a well-planned residential town, New Carrollton offers a variety of apartments, single-family homes, and handsome townhouses. The community itself has garnered several awards for its beautification program, which provides an appealing backdrop for local neighborhoods. New Carrollton offers newcomers a pleasant environment just eight miles from the District of Columbia. Both Metrorail and Amtrak provide excellent commuter train and subway service. Recreational amenities and facilities are first rate, anchored by Greenbelt Park’s 1,100 acres with lighted tennis courts and indoor swimming facilities. Doctor’s Hospital provides healthcare services close to home. Residents are able to enjoy expanded shopping locally at Carrollton Mall.