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Bethesda Real Estate Analysis

Bethesda is in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just Northwest of Washington, D.C.

The main commercial corridor that runs through Bethesda is  Route 355  also known as Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda and as Rockville Pike further north which connects Bethesda with the communities of Kensington and Rockville, ending, after several name changes, in Frederick, Maryland. Toward the South, Rockville Pike becomes Wisconsin Avenue near the NIHCampus and continues beyond Bethesda through Chevy ChaseFriendship Heights, Maryland and into Washington, DC, ending in Georgetown.

The area known as “downtown Bethesda” is centered at the intersection of Route 355 (Wisconsin Avenue) with Old Georgetown Road, and “East-West Highway

Some Important associations located in Bethesda include the National Institutes of Health campus, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and the Naval Surface Warfare Center . Bethesda is also home to the National (Bethesda) Naval Hospital.  The headquarters of defense company Lockheed MartinCoventry Health Care and hotel and resort chains Marriott International and Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. are located in Bethesda.  Bethesda is also home to several farmers markets, including the Montgomery Farm Woman’s Cooperative Market and the Bethesda Farmer’s Market, as well as many cinemas, indie movie houses, book stores (including used, and second hand books) and art galleries.  Bethesda is also the home to many trendy clothing boutiques, restaurants, specialty stores, and coffee houses.

The city also has over 250 restaurants. Every year, thousands attend the annual “Taste of Bethesda” where they’re served dishes from dozens of local restaurants accompanied by musical performances on four stages.

Bethesda is served by the Metro Red Line at the Bethesda Metro Center . The “downtown,” which includes the restaurant districts of Bethesda Row and Woodmont Triangle, is just south of Bethesda’s other Red Line stop, Medical Center, which serves the NIH Campus and the National Naval Medical Center.. 

Bethesda is often associated with its neighboring communities, Potomac, MDChevy Chase, MDGreat Falls, VA, andMcLean, VA for their similar demographics.  Bethesda is home to several “top 100 Public Schools” in the US according to Newsweek Magazine.  It is also ranked as the “smartest” city in the US.  Money Magazine rated Bethesda one of the top 100 places to live.

Being tops in location, schools and amenities comes with a price.  Homes in Bethesda are some of the priciest real estate in Montgomery County and the Metro Washington DC area.bethesda05

Bethesda Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Bethesda

5430 Whitley Park TERRACE, Unit 61 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5430 Whitley Park TERRACE, Unit 61, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000155000)
4 beds 4 baths 2,160 sqft $689,900
6 Dudley COURT, Unit 4 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 6 Dudley COURT, Unit 4, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000157236)
2 beds 3 baths 1,258 sqft $399,900
6789 Surreywood LANE Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 6789 Surreywood LANE, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1000157010)
3 beds 4 baths 2,406 sqft $599,900
10231 Arizona CIRCLE, Unit 51 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 10231 Arizona CIRCLE, Unit 51, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1000141848)
3 beds 4 baths 2,100 sqft $565,000
7710 Woodmont AVENUE, Unit 1013 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 7710 Woodmont AVENUE, Unit 1013, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000145156)
2 beds 2 baths 1,732 sqft $1,195,000
5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 1111N Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 1111N, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000140092)
1 bed 1 bath 981 sqft $169,900
7451 Arlington ROAD Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 7451 Arlington ROAD, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000137156)
3 beds 4 baths $1,365,000
6450 Brookes LANE, Unit 3 Bethesda, MD 20816
Photo of 6450 Brookes LANE, Unit 3, Bethesda, MD 20816 (MLS # 1000136978)
4 beds 5 baths $1,950,000
7500 Woodmont AVENUE, Unit 309 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 7500 Woodmont AVENUE, Unit 309, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000130504)
1 bed 1 bath 545 sqft $344,900
10423 Montrose AVENUE, Unit M-304 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 10423 Montrose AVENUE, Unit M-304, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000127108)
1 bed 1 bath 773 sqft $235,000
5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 417S Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 417S, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000121890)
1 bed 1 bath 630 sqft $159,900
5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 316N Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 316N, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000116268)
1 bed 1 bath 981 sqft $179,900
5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 1522S Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 1522S, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1000114240)
1 bed 1 bath 981 sqft $195,000
7111 Woodmont AVENUE, Unit 305 Bethesda, MD 20815
Photo of 7111 Woodmont AVENUE, Unit 305, Bethesda, MD 20815 (MLS # 1000113836)
1 bed 1 bath 619 sqft $349,000
5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 423S Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 5225 Pooks Hill ROAD, Unit 423S, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1005921443)
1 bed 1 bath 981 sqft $189,000

Sold Listings in Bethesda

4956 Sentinel DRIVE, Unit 9-403 Bethesda, MD 20816
Photo of 4956 Sentinel DRIVE, Unit 9-403, Bethesda, MD 20816 (MLS # 1004439261)
2 beds 3 baths 2,020 sqft $825,000
7468 Westlake TERRACE, Unit 13 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7468 Westlake TERRACE, Unit 13, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004419047)
4 beds 4 baths 2,304 sqft $559,000
7900 Quarry Ridge WAY Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7900 Quarry Ridge WAY, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004291327)
3 beds 5 baths 3,479 sqft $839,000
8501 Halston WAY Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 8501 Halston WAY, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1004321243)
5 beds 5 baths 3,928 sqft $1,199,450
7533 Spring Lake DRIVE, Unit D-1 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7533 Spring Lake DRIVE, Unit D-1, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004290205)
2 beds 2 baths 922 sqft $219,000
7420 Lakeview DRIVE, Unit W407 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7420 Lakeview DRIVE, Unit W407, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004268677)
2 beds 2 baths 981 sqft $197,000
7425 Democracy BOULEVARD, Unit 308 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7425 Democracy BOULEVARD, Unit 308, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004254091)
2 beds 2 baths 1,241 sqft $290,000
4801 Fairmont AVENUE, Unit 510 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 4801 Fairmont AVENUE, Unit 510, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1004233263)
2 beds 1 bath 817 sqft $439,900
7501 Democracy BOULEVARD, Unit B-431 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7501 Democracy BOULEVARD, Unit B-431, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004390509)
3 beds 2 baths 1,488 sqft $280,000
5017 Sentinel DRIVE, Unit 91 Bethesda, MD 20816
Photo of 5017 Sentinel DRIVE, Unit 91, Bethesda, MD 20816 (MLS # 1004232491)
2 beds 1 bath 1,020 sqft $300,000
4801 Fairmont AVENUE, Unit 403 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 4801 Fairmont AVENUE, Unit 403, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1004232277)
1 bed 1 bath 626 sqft $305,000
7401 Westlake TERRACE, Unit 802 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7401 Westlake TERRACE, Unit 802, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004228685)
3 beds 2 baths 1,286 sqft $300,000
10506 Weymouth STREET, Unit W-3 Bethesda, MD 20814
Photo of 10506 Weymouth STREET, Unit W-3, Bethesda, MD 20814 (MLS # 1004172619)
3 beds 2 baths 1,100 sqft $320,000
5301 Westbard CIRCLE, Unit 321 Bethesda, MD 20816
Photo of 5301 Westbard CIRCLE, Unit 321, Bethesda, MD 20816 (MLS # 1004116543)
2 beds 2 baths 1,381 sqft $365,000
7608 Westlake TERRACE, Unit 22 Bethesda, MD 20817
Photo of 7608 Westlake TERRACE, Unit 22, Bethesda, MD 20817 (MLS # 1004133899)
4 beds 4 baths 819 sqft $542,500

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Bethesda School Data

Bethesda School Districts

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Bethesda Schools

Ashburton Elementary School
PK-5, public
Bannockburn Elementary School
K-5, public
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
9-12, public
Bethesda Elementary School
K-5, public
Bradley Hills Elementary School
K-5, public
Burning Tree Elementary School
K-5, public
Carderock Springs Elementary School
K-5, public
Seven Locks Elementary School
K-5, public
Walt Whitman High School
9-12, public
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/whitmanhs/
Walter Johnson High School
9-12, public
Westbrook Elementary School
K-5, public
Westland Middle School
6-8, public
Wood Acres Elementary School
PK-5, public
Wyngate Elementary School
K-5, public
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
6-8, public
The Primary Day School
PK-2, private
http://www.theprimarydayschool.org
Holton-Arms School
3-12, private
Landon School
3-12, private
http://www.landon.net/
Norwood School
K-8, private
Harbor School
PK-2, private
http://www.theharborschool.org/index.htm
French International School
PK-12, private
Connelly School of the Holy Child
6-12, private
http://www.holychild.org
Our Lady Of Lourdes School
PK-8, private
http://www.bethesda-lourdes.org
The Woods Academy
PK-8, private
http://www.woodsacademy.org
St Bartholomews School
PK-8, private