3 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,992 SqFt
0.18 Acre Lot
7,840 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Year Built 1937
Neighborhood Takoma Park
Days on Website 40

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$895,000 – 609 Philadelphia Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

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Courtesy of Daniel F Metcalf, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc..


Welcome to 609 Philadelphia Avenue! This lovingly cared-for, stately center-hall colonial with welcoming reception hall invites you to make it your forever home. Generous room sizes and the comforts of a traditional floorplan with clever additions abound. Built in 1937, this freshly painted elegant home boasts newly refinished hardwood flooring, detailed molding, custom millwork, two fireplaces, and wonderful architectural details. With an amazing screened-in porch and separate sunroom, this distinctive residence offers a light-filled living room with a fireplace, a dining room with crown molding and ceiling medallion, and bright updated kitchen with stainless appliances, quartz counters, gas cooking, two wall ovens, wood-look flooring, and access to the screen porch. This large, gabled space includes a ceiling fan and is perfect for entertaining or dining al fresco while overlooking the backyard. Adjacent to the kitchen is a delightful office with display shelving and access to the wonderful sunroom. The main level is complete with a powder room. The second level has three sizable bedrooms and two full bathrooms, including a primary bedroom suite with a walk-in closet and its own private bathroom. The third level is a floored attic with a fixed staircase providing abundant storage space. Downstairs is a spacious family room with fireplace and durable flooring, a large storage room / laundry area with a double utility sink, and access to the rear entry garage. The generously sized yard provides ample room to run about with an extensive driveway / basketball court and plentiful parking. Beautiful classic brick exterior with a slate roof and complimentary landscaping! All located in highly sought-after Takoma Park, with ready access to downtown Silver Spring and popular neighborhood park with sport and tennis courts and playgrounds, currently under renovation, and in close proximity to shops, restaurants, schools K-8 and transit. Just .8 of a mile to Takoma Metro! Enjoy living in eclectic Takoma Park; this location offers all the allure and convenience of this very special area. The town enjoys a warm sense of community, as well as ready access to shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in both Takoma Park and wonderful, vibrant downtown Silver Spring. See you there!

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal


  • Connecting Stairway
  • Daylight
  • Partial
  • Workshop
  • Windows
  • Walkout Level
  • Rear Entrance
  • Poured Concrete
  • Partially Finished
  • Outside Entrance
  • Interior Access


  • 3 total bathrooms
  • 2 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level


  • 3 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 3 bedrooms


  • 1,992 sqft living area
  • 1,792 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 200 sqft below grade (finished)
  • 696 sqft below grade (unfinished)
  • Built in 1937
  • Major renovation in 2009
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • 3.5 levels
  • Colonial
  • Brick


  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C

Disability Features

  • Level Entry – Main


  • Front Foot Fee Pymt Freq: Annually


  • 1 fireplace


  • Hardwood


  • Block


  • 1 garage space


  • Natural Gas
  • Radiator


  • 40 days on market
  • $499 per sqft


  • Municipality: City of Takoma Park
  • County: Montgomery
  • Subdivision: Takoma Park


  • 7,823 sqft
  • 0.18 acres


  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade


  • Slate


  • Elementary School: TAKOMA PARK
  • Middle School: TAKOMA PARK


  • Public Sewer


  • City/Town Tax: $3,981
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax: $8,142
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • Tax Annual Amount: $12,339
  • Tax Year: 2022


  • Hot Water: Natural Gas

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