[SOLD] Luxury Battery Park Home (Whitman/Downtown Bethesda)

Warmth, Elegance and Urban Convenience

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Situated on a green, quiet block slightly above downtown Bethesda, this commanding home offers over 5,000 square feet of well-appointedliving space. It is within walking distance of Metro and the buzzing Bethesda shopping and restaurant scene. Within a mile are the National Institutes of Health, Whitman High, Pyle Middle and Bethesda Elementary schools. Within two miles: the Beltway, the Capital Crescent Trail and the Bethesda Pool. Inside, beyond an expansive front porch, you are welcomed by a bright interior with 9 foot ceilings, two gas fire places, large windows, numerous built-ins and lovely architectural detailing throughout. Five bedrooms and 5 full plus 2 half baths complete the picture.

On the first floor are generous living and dining rooms, a spacious open kitchen with an eating area and a family room with double French doors to the rear patio and backyard. On the second floor are 4 bright bedrooms and 3 full baths, including an exceptionally large master bedroom with a sitting/media area and two large walk-in closets. The third floor offers a large carpeted home office/playroom with skylights, a full bath and a potential 6th bedroom. The lower level with its high ceilings has been nicely finished with a windowed entertainment/recreation room with a half bath, a mud room with access to the garage and exterior, walk-in storage closets, and a sunny, street-level bedroom with an additional full bath.

First Floor

  • Center hall entry
  • Living room with gas fire place, two exposures and columned arch to –
  • Dining room with chair rail and swinging door to kitchen
  • Den or second parlor with large storage closet
  • Open kitchen with tall cabinets, granite counters, island with bar seating, Sub Zero refrigerator, Thermador cooktop, new Thermador dual ovens, double sink and Bosch dishwasher
  • Breakfast room with bay window overlooking garden
  • Family room with large transomed windows, built-in central entertainment center (feeding patio and ceiling speakers throughout first floor), plantation shutters, gas fireplace and two sets of transomed French doors to patio and backyard
  • Large coat closet off entry hall
  • Elegant, newly renovated powder room
  • Crown molding and hardwood floors throughout

Second Floor

  • Expansive master suite overlooking backyard, with bay window, built-in bookshelves and media area, two custom-outfitted walk-in closets
  • Master bathroom with sanded marble floor, large walk-in dual shower with seat, separate jetted soaking tub, separate toilet, dual sinks and custom cabinetry
  • Bedroom #2 with two exposures, en-suite tub bath, walk-in closet and desk area
  • Bedroom #3 with access to shared full bath
  • Bedroom #4 with access to shared full bath
  • (Shared) full bath with dual sinks and separate toilet/bath tub enclosure
  • Laundry room with built-in cabinetry, shelving, clothes bar and sink
  • Hall linen closet
  • Door to separate third floor stair case
  • Custom wood shutters throughout
  • Custom closet shelving/drawers

Third Floor

  • Large carpeted bonus room with four skylights and window seating Desks/bookshelves to convey if desired by new owner
  • Two under-eaves storage areas
  • Full bath with extra-wide walk-in shower
  • Sunny, carpeted sitting room/potential bedroom #6 with views to downtown Bethesda

Lower Level

  • Expansive, windowed rec room with storage closet and half bath
  • Sunny bedroom #5 with full bath
  • Mud room with hooks/cubbies, two pantry/walk-in storage closets and and exit to side yard
  • Attached garage with access to mud room and utilities
  • Full-width, deep front porch with swing
  • Custom landscape and stairway lighting
  • Semi-circular flagstone patio
  • Fully fenced-in, beautifully landscaped backyard

Facts and Figures

  • Two-zone heating and air conditioning
  • Hardiplank exterior
  • Lot: 25, Square: B
  • Tax id # 160700693658
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Lot square footage: 7,130
  • Estimated taxes FY2017: $21,812
  • Bradley Hills Elementary, Pyle Middle and Walt Whitman High Schools
  • Address: 5415, York Lane, Bethesda, MD, 20814 
  • Price: $1,695,000 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms: 5 full, 2 half 
  • Phone Number: (202) 487-7177 

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