Secluded condo in North Bethesda - Just 2 blocks to Whole Foods
Fallswood Condos – Lifestyle & Amenities
The Fallswood Condominium is perfectly situated in the heart of North Bethesda -- yet set back a few blocks from the traffic of Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road on 5800-5802 Nicholson Lane.
Fallswood is nestled behind trees across the street from The Wisconsin Condos. While there’s no indoor pool like The Wisconsin, there is a beautiful, seasonal outdoor pool, exercise room, tennis court, and card room with a pool table.
Featuring everything from 1-bedroom condos as small as 748 sq. feet to 3 bedroom with 3 bathroom condos up to 2,435 square feet, the Wisconsin also has a 24-7 front desk concierge. To enter the condo grounds, your car must be registered to get through the manned security gate. All visitors must identify the condo unit they are visiting and get a parking pass.
Fallswood Condos provide quick walking or driving access to Whole Foods and dozens of restaurants — all easily walkable within 2-4 blocks. And My Organic Market, Trader Joes and Giant are all within a quarter mile.
Plus the new Pike & Rose development is also just a 5 minute walk away via Executive Boulevard to Old Georgetown Road. So living here gives you privacy with quick access to everything in the blossoming North Bethesda area.
Fallswood Condominium Amenities recap
- Spacious, large lobby with soaring ceilings and natural light
- Gated entry to complex and secured underground parking garage
- 24-7 concierge desk (they will check any guests in and hold large packages)
- Large parking lot with 33 guest parking spaces
- Outdoor Pool
- Tennis Court
- Racquetball Court
- Pool table
- Fitness room
- 3-blocks from White Flint METRO, gourmet grocery stores, restaurants, and more
- The Fallswood Condo was built in 1985
- Features 186 condo units from 1-bedroom/1-bath, 2-bedroom/2-bath, to a limited number of 3-bedroom/2-bath condos
- Condo sizes range from 875 square feet to 1,630 square feet
- Balconies of varying sizes with the ground floor level units having small patios
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the condo fees?
Fallswood Condos are amenity rich. Not quite as rich as The Wisconsin directly across the street, but still very nice.
Condo fees range from about $677 a month for a 1-bedroom condo to $877 a month for a 3-bedroom condo. Since there are more 2-bedroom/2-bathroom condos than any other size, an average condo fee would be about $768 a month.
Also, the condo fees include all of the amenities (fitness room, pool, tennis court, grounds maintenance, meeting room, water), plus the overall maintenance of the condo building and the Master Insurance Policy.
Unlike a single family home, you don’t have the repair or replacement costs of roofs, siding, landscaping, and so on. So your “homeowner’s insurance” policy will also cost you less (more like a renter's policy). Sometimes think condo fees are high. Yet, if they added up all the maintenance on a single family home over 10 years plus pool and gym memberships and saved time, the fees are actually reasonable.
Are utilities included in the condo fees?
SOME — Owners are responsible for electric. Water is included. You can expect much lower electric bills than you would for a single family home.
How much do the condo fees go up annually?
Condo fees have gone up around 2.7% as an average since 2000. As with financial market disclaimers, past average increases do not mean future increases will be the same. This 17-year time frame provides a good gauge for your budgeting purposes.
What are the assigned Schools?
Fallswood Condos feeds into one of the most popular Montgomery County School districts
- Garrett Park Elementary School
- Tilden Middle School
- Walter Johnson High School
While it’s rare that your assigned schools change, if you’re making an investment in a condo (or home) based all or in large part because of the assigned schools, I’d always recommend confirming with Montgomery County Public Schools. This kind of change could significantly change your living situation, and your investment. For example, Tilden Middle School is going to be converted into a high school. We can help you with this information. Just let us know your situation.
Are pets allowed?
YES - 2 pets are allowed per condo. One can be a dog up to 25lbs. fully grown. Plus plenty of areas to walk your dog safely along Executive Boulevard and Nicholson Lane.
NOTE: There’s also a new pet hotel called Dr. Boyd’s Veterinary Resort just two blocks away at 11503 Rockville Pike. Plus two veterinarians and a pet hospital within a quarter of a mile walk around the corner on Nebel Street.
Is there Garage Parking?
YES — Underground, secured garage parking conveys with condo purchases. These are deeded space. Some owners do rent out spaces for those looking for additional spaces. This usually runs $125 - $150 a month.
As a Choice Real Estate client, we will definitely verify if the condo you’re interested in has a garage space, and if not, if its possible to secure one. Or in the case of a 2nd space, make arrangements to rent one.
GUEST PARKING TIP: Guests can get a parking pass from the concierge desk. You will have to first push the button at the security gate and let them know the unit you're visiting. If you’re having many guests, and all the guest parking spaces are full, there metered spots around the corner all along Executive Boulevard. Also, as of December 2017, there’s a large parking lot just a block away that is free on the weekends.
Washer and Dryers in the unit?
YES - Every condo unit has it's own washer and dryer.
What's involved in renovating a condo unit?
Modifications are permitted to the condo unit, but must meet the condo association guidelines. This is common for all condos. Changes to kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities, tile, etc. are much simpler to undergo with approvals.
Is there a fitness room?
YES - There's a both a fitness room and a sauna.
Is there a tennis court?
YES - Fallswood Condos have a very nice tennis court and outside grounds surrounding the court. Several playgrounds are available just around the corner on Old Georgetown Road and Tuckerman Lane.
Is there a pool?
YES - Fallswood has a very nice that's visible from many units. There's also a beautiful sundeck around the pool.
Is grilling allowed?
YES - Grilling is allowed using the condo provided grills out on the sundeck. No condos allow grills on balconies.
Is this a secured building?
YES - There's a security gate that requires owners to use a FOB, and guests to ring the concierge desk to be allowed to enter. Guests must check in at the concierge desk. For residents there's a secure, underground parking garage.
Is Extra Storage available?
YES - Every condo unit at Fallswood Condos comes with a storage unit. Storage units are 4' x 6' x 10' (high), and convey with the units. These are not sellable.
Is there a Party Room?
YES - There's a party room one level below the main lobby . You can use this anytime. It can also be reserved for private parties. Arrangements are made through the manager. There's also a separate card room and a billiard table. This is always available to residents.
Who are the internet and cable providers?
Currently Comcast is the internet and cable provider. Verizon FIOS is not available.
Is there a Move-In-Fee?
YES - The current move-in-fee for Fallswood is $250.
What's the closest METRO and how far away?
White Flint METRO is the closest metro to the Fallswood Condominium. It's about 3-4 blocks away. The fastest route is to cut through the shopping center by walking up the sidewalk towards Rockville Pike, and walking left at Woodglen Drive (right takes you to Whole Foods). The other side of the shopping center is Marinelli Road, and the METRO is right there at the corner of Rockville Pike and Marinelli.
Additional interest in or questions about Fallswood Condos in North Bethesda?
Call or text the North Bethesda condo and real estate expert Mark Fitzpatrick: 240-687-2650.
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