Find condos and coops for sale similar to the Kenwood House on Dorset Avenue in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  

Do you want to see cherry trees in bloom when you look out your window? Do you want to be able to walk into downtown Bethesda in about 15 minutes? Are you a biker who loves the Capital Crescent Trail?  Then you should start your condo search with the Kenwood!

The Coops at Kenwood House Are A Well Kept Secret!

kenwood house1Built in 1962, the Kenwood House is a small building of five floors and approximately 65 units in total.  Located on Dorset Avenue at the entrance to the Kenwood community, the Kenwood House sits quietly between Little Falls and the Capital Crescent Trail.  In the rear of the building are the sports fields of Washington Episcopal Day School, so from every window of Kenwood House are lovely views of trees and green space. The Kenwood House offers traditional floorplans with enclosed kitchens and good sized bedrooms.  Parking is not a problem here with the parking garage and surface parking!  Some units have balconies while a few on the ground level have private terraces.

The smallest coops at the Kenwood House are a spacious 840 square feet for the one bedroom one bath units, found in tiers07, 10, 11 and 12.  The 02 tier is a two bedroom unit at 1100 square feet, while the 06 tier provides you with 1200 square feet of space.  The 00, 01, 08, 09 and 14 tiers are two bedroom two bath units with 1300 square feet.  If you are looking for more space, you should consider the 04 or 05 tiers with three bedrooms and two baths at 1500 square feet!

In the last year, prices have ranged from $153,000 for a one bedroom 840 square foot coop to $370,000 for a two bedroom, 1300 square foot coop. Coop fees, which are all inclusive, range from $773 for a one bedroom to nearly $1000 for a two bedroom 1300 square foot coop, and of course more for the 1500 square foot units.

Amenities at the Kenwood House

Coop fees include all utilities, water and sewer, common area maintenance and custodial services, exterior building maintenance, lawn maintenance, management, master insurance policy, reserve funds, taxes, trash removal, snow removal and trash removal.

The Kenwood House does not allow pets, which makes it perfect for people with pet allergies or who simply want a very quiet environment.kenwoodcherryblossomskenwoodhouse

What is Nearby the Kenwood House

Although the Kenwood House is located on Dorset Avenue at Little Falls, a very quiet area of Chevy Chase, the building is just a short mile stroll to downtown Bethesda along the Little Falls Parkway and another mile back toward Washington and Friendship Heights. Metro access is available at both the Bethesda station and Friendship Heights. Lots of buses run up and down River Road on a frequent basis, also providing quick access to Friendship Heights or Montgomery Mall.

The Capital Crescent Trail is literally just outside your front door. In a matter of a few steps, you can be on your way to Georgetown or into Bethesda! Get your bike or your roller blades – there is no place better for a little relaxation than the Capital Crescent Trail! In addition, if you are a golfer or tennis player, the Kenwood Country Club is a few blocks away.

Grocery shopping is readily available at the Whole Foods just three blocks up River Road and at the Giant at Westbard, about a half mile away.  Other stores at Westbard include the RiteAid, a pet store, Beyda’s, a childrens’ clothing store, and the county liquor store. There are lots of banks nearby, including the SunTrust and Capital One at Westbard, and the Bank of America next door on River Road.

There are not many restaurants immediately nearby, but there are two carryout Chinese restaurants within a five block radius and a Japanese restaurant that offers seating.

Geico headquarters are less than a mile away, and then in Friendship Heights is the local Microsoft headquarters, and a variety of retail establishments and hotels.

The Kenwood House is a great place to call home  If you want quiet and serenity with beautiful views from your window, this is the place to be. You can find coops for sale at the Kenwood House (if there are any available today) as well as all available condos for sale in Bethesda  or Chevy Chase on my website.

The Kenwood House is a great place to call home  If you want quiet and serenity with beautiful views from your window

SCHOOLS

The Kenwood House is located in a wonderful school district in Montgomery County. Children living here attend Somerset Elementary, Westland Middle, and Bethesda Chevy Chase High School.  Nearby private schools include Washington Episcopal, Little Flower, Holton Arms, Landon and Concord Hill.

LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME?

Call the Lise Howe Group and let us help you find your next home.  Whether you are moving across the country and relocating to Bethesda or Chevy Chase, or if you are simply trying to find a perfect place to call home, we can help you. With a combined 35 years of real estate experience, we are very familiar with the entire DC metro area.  Whether you dream of an estate in Potomac or a condo in Dupont, we can help!

Just give us a call at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com.