1972 Drumaldry Contemporary with Pool – $849K

Built by developers Miller and Smith in the early 1970s, the homes in Bethesda’s Drumaldry are contemporary homes with plenty of glass, open spaces and redwood cathedral ceilings, yet private because of the 6-foot brick walls built around the properties. Miller and Smith and the Builders Resources Corporation hired David N. Yerkes and Associates (of Deigert […]

Open Houses to Explore – Sunday, March 5

Despite the cold weather this weekend, the spring real estate market is ramping up, especially with the overall mild winter. Here are a few Open Houses to explore today. I will have some new listings coming up soon, including a Goodman in Hammond Wood, so stay tuned. The house pictured above is a largely untouched […]

Mid-Century Modern in Charred Oak Estates – $825K

I went to check out this house listed in Charred Oak Estates in Bethesda. This was the first house I listed as an agent. When it sold in 2010, it was completely original. (You can see a few pictures here.) The new owner did some updates to the kitchen and two of the bathrooms. Still has […]

Keyes, Lethbridge & Condon MCM in Flint Hill – $899K

The Flint Hill community in Bethesda was developed by Edmund Bennett and designed by Keyes, Lethbridge & Condon, the team responsible for Carderock Springs. The two-level homes clad in brick and redwood won a number of awards, including an AIA Homes for Better Living First Honor Award in 1961, according to Clare Lise Kelly’s book, Montgomery Modern: […]

Endangered: Earliest MCM on Crail Drive – $1.030 Million

This 1957 house on 1.15 acres on Crail Drive in Bethesda is listed for $1.030 million is being marketed as a tear down. Still owned by the original owners, the house was the first home built on the modern-packed street, according to Montgomery County Architectural History Specialist Clare Lise Kelly, who recently wrote  Montgomery Modern: Modern Architecture […]

1962 Vintage MCM in Charred Oak Estates – $739K

Here’s another mostly untouched mid-century modern home in Charred Oak Estates in Bethesda. We have seen a few come on the market during the past year. There have been some updates to kitchen but the rest is vintage down to the lighting fixtures. It is listed at $739K. The cluster of mid-century modern homes was developed […]

1961 Untouched MCM in Charred Oak Estates – $780K

For those searching for a mostly untouched mid-century modern home in Bethesda, look at this 1961 two-level home located in Charred Oak Estates off Seven Locks Road. Listed for $780K. The cluster of mid-century modern homes was developed by builder Ernest Cook of Cook Enterprises, whose designs won the “contemporary” category in the first ever design contest of […]

Custom Mid-Century Modern For Rent in Mohican Hills

The Harold Esten-designed Jasper House in Bethesda will be available for rent for $4,700 a month plus utilities. The 1966 custom mid-century neo-classical pavilion is set back on a 1/4 acre mature-treed lot in the Mohican Hills section of Glen Echo Heights. The white brick and glass design with red doors and blue panels reflects the influences […]

1962 Freeman MCM in Bradley Park – $799K

I went to preview this largely untouched mid-century modern by Ken Freeman in Bradley Park in Bethesda. The 1962 two-level home with carport has 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths and retains many vintage touches, including redwood paneling and the hanging globe lights as you can see from the shot above. You can enjoy some mid-century inspired […]