Mid-Century Modern in Carderock Springs
Nestled on one of the premier lots, this renovated and expanded mid-century modern Woodside model in Carderock Springs is set back from the street amid lush landscaping on the .41-acre lot backing to protected parkland. It is one of the few homes in the community that does not have a home in abutting the backyard. Still Spring Court see little traffic due to the cul-de-sac and being off the main neighborhood roads. The popular community pool and tennis club and Cabin John Park trailhead are both a quick walk away. See the full MLS listing here. (Photos by Jaren Drew.)
Woodside Model by Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon
The 1963 Woodside model, designed by the award-winning Keyes, Lethbridge & Condon, is a two-level 5 bed/3 full bathroom rambler with a walk-out lower level. The added screened-in porch off the dining room allows for easy entertaining and helps blend inside and out, a hallmark of mid-century modern design. The landscaped approach to the house features a new slate and brick walkway. The original exterior T-111 siding was replaced by low-maintenance HardiePlank while the updated cedar shake roof maintains the original design.
The main level of the home includes the large, expanded gourmet kitchen and open living dining area with walls of glass with views of the protected woods. Kitchen cabinetry and island are custom wood and laminate by Wood-Mode Fine Custom Cabinetry. Stainless steel Bosch appliances include induction cooktop and double wall oven while the built-in refrigerator is Kitchen Aid. A Sharp drawer Microwave built into the center island. The countertops are quartz by Samsung.
Open Living-Dining Area with Walls of Glass
Off the kitchen, the expansive open living-dining area has a wood-burning fireplace with Porcelanosa tile surround and walls of updated glass overlooking the verdant backyard. The main level features hardwoods throughout. The bedroom wing includes three bedrooms and two renovated bathrooms, including the primary suite. The bathrooms were renovated with Porcelanosa tile and Toto toilets, including a luxury model in the second bathroom.
The lower level includes the fourth and fifth bedrooms, third full bathroom, family room, and large laundry room/ utility room. The light-filled lower-level opens to the patio and backyard, which includes a fenced-in dog run or play area for small children. The expanded garage has a Wi-Fi enabled garage opener that can be used for Amazon deliveries.
Carderock Springs is on the National Register of Historic Places
Carderock Springs is a National Register of Historic Places-designated neighborhood in Bethesda and was built between 1962 and 1966. Designed by local modernist architectural firm Keys, Lethbridge and Condon, and developed by Edmund Bennett, the homes are sited seamlessly into the wooded community. The neighborhood does have covenants and an architectural review committee. The public schools are Carderock Springs Elementary, Thomas W. Pyle Middle School and Walt Whitman High School. Pool and tennis club membership conveys. ($1500 activation fee plus yearly dues.)
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