4914 Cumberland Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 US Chevy Chase, Town of Somerset, Bethesda, Washington DC, Potomac, Kensington, Rockville Home

4914 Cumberland Avenue , Chevy Chase, Maryland

4914 Cumberland Avenue Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Property Details

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$2,485,000

Listing Information

  • MLS: MC8548645
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Baths: 4
  • Partial Baths: 1
  • Lot Size: .52
  • Style: Colonial
  • Schools: Somerset Elementary, Westland Middle, and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Property Description

Welcome to this extraordinary brick and stone colonial residence on a beautiful tree-lined street in the Town of Somerset.  Built in 1935, this exceptional property has been meticulously maintained and renovated over the years and boasts superb additions by acclaimed architect Benjamin Van Dusen.  It overlooks one of the most magnificent and generously sized yards in this close-in community. This exquisite home offers a gracious entry foyer, formal living room with stone fireplace, grand dining room, butler’s pantry, dramatic chef’s kitchen flooded with light, sundrenched family room with walls of glass, fireplace, and breakfast area, handsome library with custom cabinetry, powder room, and mud room with laundry.  There are four bedroom and three baths, including a luxurious master suite with vaulted ceilings and sitting room, on the second level and a private retreat complete with bedroom and loft area on the top floor.  The lower level includes a recreation room, full bath, and utility room. The enchanting lushly landscaped over half acre private yard features two covered porches, a delightful patio, colorful fairytale gardens, majestic plantings, and a serene setting.

 

Within walking distance are the neighborhood pool and tennis courts, METRO, Somerset Elementary School, the Capital Crescent Trail, Norwood Park and the fine shops and dining of Friendship Heights and Bethesda.  Somerset, founded in 1890, elects a mayor and council members, publishes a monthly town journal and has its own swimming pool, town hall, and tennis courts.  It is known for its small town atmosphere and sense of community.  Sledding on the Cumberland Avenue hill after a snowfall is a town tradition as are the Fourth of July parade and picnic.

 

ADDITIONAL AMENITIES

*Town of Somerset pool and tennis courts

*Lovely architectural details such as crown molding, chair railings, glass door knobs, and vaulted and beamed ceilings

*Spectacular professionally landscaped yard with fairytale gardens flourishing with color, majestic plantings, and stone walls – a gardener’s paradise
 

*Slate walkways, covered porches, side patio, and stone driveway

*Rare once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

 

SPECIFICS

Price:  $2,895,000
Year
built: 1935
Lot
Size:  22,825 square feet/.52 acre
Legal Description: Lots 5, Block 2
Subdivision:  Somerset Heights

Schools: Somerset Elementary, Westland Middle, and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Estimated tax and non-tax charges in first fiscal year of ownership are $20,631

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Phyllis Wiesenfelder
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
4650 East West Highway
Bethesda MD 20814
Direct: (301)215-6915
Mobile: (301)529-3896
Fax: Office: 301-907-7600