Are you looking for amazing luxury living in Chevy Chase, Md? Located at the edge of Chevy Chase, just a stone’s throw from the District line is a 17 acre oasis of elegance, security and privacy – home to the Somerset House Condominium community. Leave the driver behind and walk to the best luxury shopping in all of the Washington DC metro area. Somerset House is actually three luxury buildings built from 1988 to 1998 and each building is a separately created condo association. If you are looking for a luxurious condo, so close to DC, but in a quiet area with a sense of serenity, then you should start and end your search at the Somerset House Condominiums.
The Somerset House Condo Units
The first building is Somerset House. Located at 5600 Wisconsin Ave Chevy Chase Md 20815. Somerset House is a high-rise with 20 floors including five levels of penthouse living. Somerset House has a 159 condo units ranging from a one bedroom, one and a half bath condo with 1053 square feet to a two level penthouse condo with 5048 square feet of space, including four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths in 5048 square feet of space.
Somerset House II is located at 5610 Wisconsin Avenue Chevy Chase MD 20815. It also boast 20 floors including five levels of penthouse living. Somerset House II has 149 units ranging in size from a one bedroom, one and a half bath condo with 1027 square feet of living space to a penthouse condo with 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 3 half baths on two levels all tucked into 9129 square feet of space.
Parc Somerset is the third and the last building built and opened in 1998. Located at 5630 Wisconsin Avenue Chevy Chase Md 20815. The Parc Somerset building has 17 floors and 2 penthouse levels and includes two “guest suite” condominiums that are available for rent by the owners for visiting friends and relatives. Parc Somerset has 102 condo units ranging in size from a one bedroom two bath condo with 1657 square feet to a four bedroom four bath condo of approximately 3500 square feet on the penthouse level.
The Somerset Condos are Rich with Amenities
For many years now, life at the Somerset has set the standard for luxury living for condominiums communities in Metro Washington DC. The luxury tone is established quickly with the gated compound and gatehouse check point that guarantee privacy. 24 hour security assures residents that they are well protected. After a short drive down the tree lined drive, you are greeted by an attentive doorman who assists passengers with their packages, as well as offering complimentary valet parking. Once inside each lobby, you are greeted by friendly staff at the front desk. On weekdays, there is also a full time manager on duty in each building.
The sense of luxury continues at the Somerset Clubhouse. There is an indoor heated pool and spa to be enjoyed all year long. In the summer you can lounge at the outdoor pool and spa. There is a state of the art gym, hand ball, racquet ball and three tennis courts for the active lifestyle you are seeking. The Clubhouse also includes a large community party room with atrium, catering kitchen, a board room, and a card room on the main floor. After you are done with your workout or party you can relax in the sauna or steam showers and then enjoy a massage in the private massage rooms! This is luxury at its finest!
Pets at Somerset House and Parc Somerset
Pets are welcome at the Somerset Condominiums but on a restricted size basis. Certainly with 17 acres of greenery, there will be special places to take your puppy for a walk or enjoy a little play time.
Fees at Somerset Condominiums
The condo fees range from approximately $900 a month for the smallest units to more than $5000 a month for the larger condos. Each building has a community party room, kitchen and bar area, and outdoor entertaining areas – all supporting your luxury lifestyle in Bethesda and Chevy Chase.
Living in Chevy Chase Md
Convenient is one word that comes to mind when describing life Chevy Chase. At the edge of DC, with lots of shops, restaurants and professional services within the Village of Friendship Heights and on either side of the DC-Maryland line. The Friendship Heights Metro Station (red line) is right at the intersection of Wisconsin and Western Avenues a short walk from Somerset House, providing easy access to downtown DC, Union Station and Reagan National Airport to the south, and to Bethesda, Rockville and Gaithersburg to the north.
The Village of Friendship Heights also offers a free shuttle bus which connects Somerset with Metrorail, Metrobus and Ride-On bus routes. In addition, there is a wonderful community center in the heart of Friendship Heights that offers concerts and lectures to nearby residents.
Of course, everything you need can be found with a short walk from the Somerset House Condos. If you want shopping, you have giants such as Saks, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus and smaller shops like Brooks Brothers, Eileen Fisher and Sephora. If you want luxury stores, there is Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Tiffany, Cartier and Ralph Lauren. Grocery stores include Giant and a Whole Foods.
There is a movie theater in Mazza Galerie and lots and lots of restaurants, such as local favorites like Clyde’s, Shushi-ko, and Chadwicks’s besides national chain restaurants like Cheesecake Factory, PF Changs, and Maggiano’s.
There are even two large buildings filled with some of Washington’s best doctors! Once you live here you will never want to leave!
The Somerset in Chevy Chase, MD is a great place to call home. You will not be disappointed if you are lucky enough to call this home! You can find condos for sale at the Somerset (if there are any available today) as well as all available condos for sale in Bethesda and Chevy Chase on my website.
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Recent Sales at Somerset House and Parc Somerset Condominiums
In 2016 the least expensive prices paid for condos were $700,000 for a 1342
square foot two bedroom two bath condo which needed updating and $930,000 for an updated two bedroom two bath condo with 1402 square feet. The most expensive sale was $4,250,000 for a picture perfect 3,600 square foot condo at Parc Somerset. This condo had a large master bedroom suite with 2 baths in addition to two other bedrooms with en suite baths. Guests are sure to enjoy the extra large living room with a gas fireplace, the library, formal dining room, and family room which opens into the large kitchen with island, gas cooking and granite countertops.
Sixteen homes sold between the three buildings in 2016, frequently over list price. Several sold without ever coming on the market, which suggests how important it is to have a Realtor tracking sales there for you.
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