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Ideally located at 5809 Ogden Ct, Bethesda

Ideally located at 5809 Ogden Ct, Bethesda

 

5809 Ogden Ct, Bethesda, MD 20816

List Price: $899,000  – Coming Early 2018

Four Bedrooms, Three Full Baths

Click here to see virtual floorplan.

Located on a cul-de-sac, this attractive and renovated brick split-level features three bedrooms and a renovated master bath, plus additional hall bath on the upper floor.

Gorgeous flagstone patio in the spacious backyard

Gorgeous flagstone patio in the spacious backyard

The main entry level features a foyer, living room, dining room, updated table space kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, a den/office addition with a walkout exit to a multi-level flagstone patio with stone retaining walls and access to the nice level and fenced backyard.

There are two lower levels with the first featuring a recreation room with fireplace, office or play area, bedroom and full bath, and stairs to second finished basement level with playroom, utility room and deep over-sized one-car garage.

Updates include:

* Roof, gutters and downspouts 2014

* New shutters 2014

Large, fenced yard

Large, fenced yard

* New HVAC & water heater 2011

* Renovated Master bathroom 2008

* Flagstone walkways, patio and stone retaining walls 2013

* Rear fence 2007

 Schools include Woodacres Elementary, Thomas W. Pyle Middle and the award-winning Walt Whitman High School.

For more information or to schedule a private showing now before it’s on the open market, please contact Brian and Amy Maury.

Listed by Maury Real Estate: 301-229-3652

Sold! Charming Colonial with Room to Play!

5810 Augusta Lane, Bethesda located in Glen Mar Park

5810 Augusta Lane, Bethesda located in Glen Mar Park

5810 Augusta Lane, Bethesda, MD 20816

List Price: $819,000 – SOLD!  Call for sale price.

Click Home Tour to see the additional photos and floorplan tour.

Ideally located in Glen Mar Park off Massachusetts Ave, this classic brick colonial features a renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, new cabinetry, granite countertops and tile flooring.  Formal living room with wood-burning fireplace & mantle opens to a screened porch with a ceiling fan.  Spacious family room off the kitchen and a convenient bathroom and laundry area on the main floor. Upstairs you will find an en-suite master bedroom plus a hall bath and two additional bedrooms with hardwood floors.  The finished basement includes a recreation room and a fully renovated bathroom.

Back yard with deck and trellis with mature vines.

Back yard with deck and trellis with mature vines.

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Fully renovated kitchen!

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Elegant traditional floorplan

There is room to play in the generous fenced backyard!  The spacious deck is perfect for entertaining with built-in seating and a trellis for shade.  Plenty of room to expand the home on this property, if desired.

The Glen Mar Park community offers a playground just steps from the home and annual parties and events.  Convenient shopping is available nearby including Whole Foods, Starbucks, CVS & Rite Aid, Giant Foods, Safeway, and several restaurants including the popular Praline Bakery and Bistro.

The Capital Crescent Trail is close by.  Enjoy an easy commute to DC with access to the Metro bus to Friendship Heights at Massachusetts Ave or catch the D5 commuter bus direct to DC.

Enjoy some of the finest schools in the nation including Woodacres Elementary, Pyle Middle School and Walt Whitman High School.

Popular Capital Crescent Trail nearby

Popular Capital Crescent Trail nearby

Just steps to the community playground!

Just steps to the community playground!

Please contact Brian and Amy Maury for information on this truly special home.

Listed by: Maury Real Estate, 301-229-3652.

SOLD! Elegant Colonial in Sumner – 4910 Scarsdale Rd, Bethesda

4910 Scarsdale Rd in Sumner

4910 Scarsdale Rd in Sumner

Property Tour Link:  4910 Scarsdale Rd, Bethesda, MD 20816

Subdivision: Sumner

List Price:  $1,495,000 

This elegant and stately center-hall colonial is one of the most impressive homes in Sumner. Located on a generous corner lot, the home has a commanding view. Featuring four finished levels, it offers six bedrooms, four full baths and two additional half-baths.

Family room addition with kitchen eating bar

Family room addition with kitchen eating bar

Conveniently located in Sumner, it is within approximately one mile of the DC line and an easy commute via Massachusetts Ave.  Ideally located near the Capital Crescent Trail, MetroBus, RideOn, parks, restaurants & shopping at Westbard, Kenwood Station, and Sumner Place shopping centers. The home offers generous living and dining rooms off the foyer.

Kitchen open to family room addition

Kitchen open to family room addition

The updated kitchen is open to the family room with high ceilings, gas fireplace and lots of light.  The sliding Pella doors to the flagstone patio and overhead pergola offer a perfect entertaining indoor/outdoor space.

The well-planned kitchen offers an eating bar, Corian counters and stainless-steel appliances including double-wall ovens and a gas cooktop.  

Additional living spaces on the main floor include a den/office with a wet bar as well as a sunroom with a vaulted ceiling.   The finished basement has a recreation room with wet bar, 1/2 bath, utility room and one-car attached oversized garage open to a workshop/storage area .  The home also offers the security and convenience of a whole-house generator and comfort of a two-zone HVAC system.  New roof installed in 2014.

Sunroom with vaulted ceiling with fan

Sunroom with vaulted ceiling with fan

Enjoy some of the best schools in the country – Walt Whitman High School, Pyle Middle School and Woodacres Elementary.

Contact Brian or Amy Maury for sale price and other details.

Listed by Maury Real Estate, 301-229-3652

SOLD! 5102 Marlyn Dr, Bethesda

5102 Marlyn Dr, Bethesda

5102 Marlyn Dr, Bethesda

Property Tour Link: 5102 Marlyn Drive, Bethesda, MD 20816

Subdivision: Mass Ave Hills/Sumner

List Price:  $949,000Contact us for final sales price.

There have been many recent updates to this wonderful, roomy home! The neighborhood is within one mile of the DC line for an easy commute down Massachusetts Ave and ideally located near the Capital Crescent Trail, MetroBus, RideOn, parks, restaurants & shopping.

Cherry Cabinets, eating bar and breakfast nook overlooking backyard

Cherry Cabinets, eating bar and breakfast nook overlooking backyard

The generously-sized kitchen is perfect for entertaining with an eating bar, cozy breakfast nook with built-ins, wine refrigerator, double ovens, granite counters, stainless steel appliances & abundant cherry cabinets.

The master bedroom with its full bath is located on the main floor.  The main level also offers an additional office or guest bedroom and a another full bath in the hall.  Newly refinished hardwoods on main level so you can move right in!

The spacious living room is elegant with room enough for a grand piano.  There are built-in bookshelves and a wood burning fireplace with a marble surround.  The formal dining room is perfectly sized and opens to the screened porch with ceiling fan.  The level backyard has been extensively landscaped including a flagstone patio, fountain and small pond and plenty of privacy.

5102 Marlyn Dr. Backyard patio and screened porch

5102 Marlyn Dr. Backyard patio and screened porch

The upstairs offers four additional bedrooms, a full bath and a large walk-in attic storage room. Architectural plans are available to convert to an upper level master suite with a walk-in closet and private master bathroom.  The two-car garage has an automatic opener for convenience and the paver driveway is a nice upgrade to the home. Enjoy some of the best schools in the country – Walt Whitman High School, Pyle Middle School and Woodacres Elementary.  This home is a rare find!

Listed by Maury Real Estate

SOLD! Sumner Court in Bethesda

Newly refinished hardwood floors!

Newly refinished hardwood floors!

Property Tour Link: 5007 Sentinel Dr. #43, Bethesda, MD 20816

Subdivision: Sumner Court

List Price: $305,000 – Call for sale price.

Sold Sept. 2015

This renovated two-bedroom condo is located in one of the most popular areas in Bethesda just off MacArthur Blvd and Sangamore Road and near Massachusetts Ave.  Situated just steps over the DC line and within walking distance to the Capital Crescent Trail, shopping, restaurants, METRO bus (D5) and RideOn Bus, you just can’t beat the location!  Easy commute to DC or Virginia.

The condo offers newly refinished hardwood floors and a renovated kitchen with new wood cabinets, appliances and granite counters. The unit is located on the ground floor corner of the building offering extra light.  It is in a quiet spot in the community away from the road. Conveniently park right outside the door!  Parking is plentiful at Sumner Court.

Patio outside front door at Sumner Court

Patio outside front door at Sumner Court

 

Sumner Court Pool

Sumner Court Pool

The condo fee of $590 per month includes ALL UTILITIES – heating, air conditioning, electricity, water and sewer.  It also covers snow removal in the winter plus management of an abundance of community amenities.  Some of those amenities include an outdoor community swimming pool with lifeguard services, a newly renovated playground, picnic area, bike storage, laundry facilities and storage cages are available too.

The condo offers an excellent investment opportunity or rental alternative.  Turn-key condition!

Listed by Brian and Amy Maury, Maury Real Estate, 301-229-3652.

SOLD! 5307 Wakefield Rd, Bethesda in Popular Green Acres

Property Tour Link: 5307 Wakefield Road, Bethesda, MD 20816

Subdivision: Greenacres

List Price:  $869,000

5307 Wakefield Rd, Bethesda - Green Acres Community

5307 Wakefield Rd, Bethesda – Green Acres Community

This charming 4-bedroom colonial is situated on a quiet street in the popular Green Acres community, close to the Friendship Heights Metro and just steps over the DC line.  Enjoy the nearby Metro Bus, RideOn, shopping, Whole Foods, restaurants, Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Pool. Westbrook Elementary can be conveniently accessed via a private walking trail from the Green Acres neighborhood.

Screened porch with ceiling fan

Screened porch with ceiling fan

The home has been meticulously maintained and offers a first-floor addition which includes a master bedroom suite with a full bath and a separate washer and dryer, plus a large breakfast room open to the kitchen and a screened porch. At the time of its construction, the addition was reinforced to support a second floor should someone wish to add additional bedrooms to the home upstairs as well.  Easy and affordable future expansion!

Single-story addition includes main floor master suite, screened porch and breakfast room.

Single-story addition includes main floor master suite, screened porch and breakfast room.

The spacious living room has built-in shelves and a gas fireplace.  The main floor with hardwoods throughout also includes a den/office near the foyer.  The home has newer windows & a young roof.

Backyard at 5307 Wakefield Rd

Backyard at 5307 Wakefield Rd

Exterior amenities include a fenced yard, tool shed and a paved driveway for convenient off-street parking.  The basement has a recreation room, laundry and a utility space.  Newer hot water heater.

Contact Brian or Amy Maury for a private showing anytime!

Listed by Maury Real Estate

SOLD! 5321 Allandale Rd in Bethesda, MD

5321 Allandale Rd, Bethesda  Listed by Maury Real Estate

5321 Allandale Rd, Bethesda
Listed by Maury Real Estate

Property Tour Link: 5321 Allandale Rd, Bethesda, MD 20816

Subdivision: Green Acres

List Price: $949,000 (Call for sold price)

This charming colonial is located in one of the most popular communities in Bethesda – Green Acres.  Green Acres is situated just steps over the DC line and is within walking distance to the Capital Crescent Trail, shopping, restaurants and the METRO bus to Friendship Heights.  The neighborhood is only about 1-mile to the METRO station (red line).

The home is much larger that it appears from the front view, with 4 bedrooms upstairs plus a 5th room ideal as an office or nursery and 2-1/2 baths.  The three-story addition added onto the home included a family room with wood-burning fireplace, breakfast room, powder room, master bedroom with walk-in closet and en suite bath (recently remodeled) and a second upper level bedroom plus a HUGE storage room in the basement.

Screened Porch with fan is ideal for warm summer evenings!

Screened Porch with fan is ideal for warm summer evenings!

The home also offers a screened porch and wrap-around deck, large dining room and a living room/den off the kitchen.  A newly finished recreation room with carpet and recessed lighting offers a great playroom or extra office space.  The Green Acres community has a trail to conveniently access Westbrook Elementary school.

This home is a rare find!

Listed by Brian and Amy Maury, Maury Real Estate, 301-229-3652

SOLD! 5618 Namakagan Drive

Sold in November 2014, close to Whole Foods, Starbucks, Giant, shopping, restaurants and the Capital Crescent Trail, this spacious 4-bedroom, light-filled home is an amazing buy! It’s located in the Mass Ave Hills neighborhood which is adjacent to Sumner. The excellent Bethesda schools include popular Woodacres Elementary, Pyle Middle School and Walt Whitman high school.  As of 10/6, it was the lowest priced single family home in the zip code 20816.

For Sale! 5618 Namakagan Dr off Mass Ave in Bethesda

Sold! 5618 Namakagan Dr off Mass Ave in Bethesda

List Price: $769,000

Features of this home:

  • Great neighborhood with easy DC commute options; walk to Capital Crescent Trail and close to shopping & restaurants
  • Updated windows throughout
  • Kitchen renovated in 2006
  • Sunroom addition overlooking a beautifully landscaped yard with flagstone patio and walkways
  • Light-filled home with spacious living room and formal dining room
  • Oversized 1+ or 2 car tandem garage plus expanded, level driveway
  • Generous storage options in large attic area, deep closets and roomy basement
  • Walk-up stairs to attic offer an easy access for future upper floor addition

See the floorplan and additional pictures here!

Call or email Brian and Amy Maury for details about the sale.  Listed by Maury Real Estate.  301-229-3652.

 

SOLD! 5128 Scarsdale Rd, Bethesda

Sold in 2014!   Ideally located off Massachusetts Ave in the popular Sumner Neighborhood, this split colonial home was a rare find!

5128 Scarsdale Rd, Bethesda Listed by Maury Real Estate

5128 Scarsdale Rd, Bethesda Listed by Maury Real Estate

  • List price: $949,500
  • 12,000+ sq. ft. lot!
  • Two-car attached garage
  • Spacious formal living and dining rooms
  • Four bedrooms, 2 full baths and 2 half baths
  • New roof and gutters
  • Main floor office or sunroom
  • Woodacres Elementary, Pyle Middle and Walt Whitman High Schools
  • Walk to shops, close to METRO,Ride-On bus and very close to the Capital Crescent Trail!

Check out pictures and the floorplan on the Virtual Tour.

 

SOLD! 5314 Yorktown Rd., Bethesda

5314 Yorktown Rd, Green Acres Neighborhood, Bethesda

5314 Yorktown Rd, Green Acres Neighborhood, Bethesda, Listed by MAURY REAL ESTATE

We recently helped our clients sell this charming home in the popular Green Acres community of Bethesda.  Situated within about a 1 mile radius of Friendship Heights METRO and shops, walking distance to the Capital Crescent Trail, Whole Foods and Westbrook Elementary, the home is ideally located!

  • List price: $799,000 (multiple offers received!)
  • Two-story addition with family room and master suite
  • Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths
  • Screened porch and nice fenced yard
  • Awesome location!

Check out pictures and the floorplan on the Virtual Tour.

Day 154: Living the American Dream in Bethesda

Brian Maury in Glen Mar Park at our most recent home sale

One of the great things I enjoy about Bethesda is the architecture of its homes – everything from cape cods to colonials, ramblers, old farm houses, new contemporaries, arts & crafts charmers and Victorian beauties.  We even have a couple of castles in Glen Echo Heights.  Many of our neighborhoods have fascinating histories weaved within them as well-known people moved from DC to the “burbs” of Chevy Chase and Bethesda.

Like whispers of eras gone by, you can drive through one of our local neighborhoods and see the hand of the architects from each decade at work.  Some of the oldest homes include a few Sears craftsman style catalog homes here and there.  And since there is little open land left in our area, brand new homes crop up in the form of “in-fill” as builders tear down older homes to build large (some say too large!) homes in their place.

But no matter the size or shape of the homes nor the decade of which we speak, the American Dream of homeownership remains the same and has long been the goal of immigrants and citizens alike.  Homeownership is the backbone of our communities and our economy.  Despite the gloomy U.S. financial news lately, according to the National Association of REALTORS (NAR), 8 of out of 10 people still feel that real estate is a solid investment.

With today’s record low interest rates coupled with the reduced home prices we have seen in the last few years, this really is a great time to buy a home, particularly in the Bethesda and DC area.  While mortgages are definitely tougher to get, lenders are still making loans and you can buy a home with as little as 3.5% down using the government-backed FHA mortgage program.

Somehow our Bethesda-Chevy Chase area has bucked the trend of the rest of the country and our home sales statistics have remained strong this spring.  We have seen year-over-year price improvements and strong sales volumes.

For example, in May 2011, in Bethesda and Chevy Chase, there were 110 sales (homes and condominiums) at an average sold price of $968,503.  The median sales price was $758,000.  Last year, in May 2010, there were 126 sales of homes and condos at an average sales price of $758,894 and a median sales price of $736,794.

So why do we have such a higher average this year?  Well it seems that our luxury home market has come back strong in 2011!  For example, in May 2010 there were only 15 homes sold between $1 million – $1.999 million.  And there were only 3 homes that sold that month at $2 million or more.  The top sale was $2,570,000.

Yet in May 2011, it’s an entirely different picture.  We have had 25 sales that were priced between $1 million to just under $2 million and 9 sales above $2 million!  The top sale was a $5,000,000 condo and the top single family home sale was just under $4.5 million.  We have seen similar trends in other months as well.  As a REALTOR, these statistics tell me that those folks who have a significant amount of money appear to be investing it in real estate.  Real estate has always been a great long-term investment.

If you have considered buying a home, this is a great weekend to do some window-shopping as June 4th and 5th is officially dubbed National Open House Weekend.  I just ran a count for open houses posted for tomorrow (June 5th) and it showed that there are 141 scheduled open houses in Bethesda and Chevy Chase alone.  There may never be another day when so many homes are open for viewing!  So why not shop around?  A great website to check for a complete list of local homes for sale and associated open houses is www.homesdatabase.com.  This website is the most accurate, up-to-the-minute site available since it is operated by our multiple listing service, MRIS.

Over 300 Realtor® associations are participating in the National Open House Weekend event, along with NAR global partners in Canada, Denmark, France, Israel, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Sweden, and the United Kingdom!  Yours truly will also be participating in Bethesda, of course!

5449 Alta Vista Rd - a charming Cape Cod - open Sunday!

Since Brian and I specialize in the Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Northwest DC area real estate, we must take this opportunity for a shameless plug and invite you to our open house at 5449 Alta Vista Rd in Bethesda.  It’s an adorable 4-bedroom Cape Cod complete with a family room addition, finished basement and a nice large backyard.  Plus, it’s close to the NIH Metro stop, YMCA, parks, downtown Bethesda and shopping.  It embodies the “average home” in Bethesda but offers above-average charm and all that Bethesda has to offer at a great price.  We would love to meet some of our readers, so please stop by and say hello.

And if you’re interested in learning more about your neighborhood sales statistics – or statistics for a home you might want to buy – e-mail us for a free report or a no obligation consultation.  We know Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Northwest D.C. and are here to help you anytime!    ~Amy

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