5524 Charles St, BETHESDA, 20814

Residential - Detached For Sale in ALTA VISTA


MLS® #: MDMC100469
Active, 20 Days on Market

Visit this 6-bedroom colonial in the special subdivision of Alta Vista, referred to by local historians as ~Bethesda~s first real neighborhood~. Built in 1913 off of Old Georgetown Road, this home is less than a mile from NIH, Walter Reed, and the French International School. Mature trees beautifully encircle the property ~ relax in the shade on the hammock or take a glass of lemonade to the stone patio and watch the fish swim in your very own backyard pond! The covered, wrap-around front porch is another wonderful outdoor space, as well as a second-floor balcony accessed from the owner~s bedroom. When it~s too chilly to be outside, the main level has a beautiful sunroom, as well as a generous family room with a stone, wood-burning fireplace. This level also offers a living room, separate dining room, and large kitchen that has an island with built-in cooktop, built-in shelving, and a cheerful breakfast area with skylights. The laundry room is conveniently located off of the kitchen.Upstairs are 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The owner~s bedroom has a walk-in closet, sitting area, brick fireplace, and access to a 16~x23~ balcony to watch the sunrise.A third level has two more bedrooms and plenty of storage for your off-season items. If you prefer, this lot can be subdivided into 2 lots. Alta Vista is a short bike ride to downtown Bethesda or Medical Center Metro station on the red line. Visit the nearby Maplewood-Alta Vista Park for the playground, tennis and basketball courts, and a baseball field. Residents also appreciate award winning schools and annual potluck dinners sponsored by Maplewood Citizens Association. Come and take a tour!

Essential Information

MLS® #: MDMC100469
Price: $1,798,000
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 2.50
Full Baths: 2
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 3,681
Acres: 0.39
Year Built: 1913
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Detached
Style: Colonial
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 5524 Charles St
Subdivision: ALTA VISTA
State: MD
Zip Code: 20814


Amenities: Additional Stairway, Built-Ins, CeilngFan(s), Formal/Separate Dining Room, Skylight(s), Walk-in Closet(s), Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors
Parking: Free
View: Garden/Lawn, Pond, Trees/Woods


Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Freezer, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven-Wall, Built-In Range, Refrigerator, Washer
Heating: Radiator
Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s), Window Unit(s)
Has Basement: Yes
Basement: Unfinished
Fireplace: Yes
# of Fireplaces: 2
Fireplaces: Brick, Mantel(s), Stone, Screen
# of Stories: 3
Stories: 3+ Story


Exterior: Wood
Exterior Features: Stone Retaining Walls, Balcony, Patio, Porch(es), Porch-wraparound, Chain Link Fence
Lot Description: Backs to Trees, Front Yard, Landscaping, Private, Rear Yard, Subdivision Possible
Windows: Wood Frame
Roof: Slate

School Information

Elementary: WYNGATE

Additional Information

Date Listed: August 5th, 2019
Days on Market: 20
Zoning: R60
Property Taxes: $9,140
Condo Coop Fees: $0

Listing Details

Listing Office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.


$/SqFt: $488

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Listing information last updated on August 24th, 2019 at 10:30am EDT.