4 Beds
2, 2 half Baths
2,534 SqFt
0.25 Acre Lot
10,890 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Year Built 1937
Neighborhood Takoma Park
Days on Website 13

Property Map

$965,000 – 601 Philadelphia Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

Street View

Courtesy of Todd A Vassar, Compass.


Stately Brick Center Hall Colonial with large storage garage. Three bedrooms upstairs plus lower office/bedroom. Beautifully situated on a raised quarter acre corner lot with mature trees and patio. Original hardwoods throughout in fantastic condition and newer dual pane windows. Huge living room with gas fireplace and dining room for 12 with original doors. You will love the screened porch and its access from both the living room and the breakfast room. Updated kitchen with new appliances, quartz counters, and subway tile backsplash leads to the breakfast room off the screened in sun porch. A powder room is just off the breakfast area. Follow the staircase to 3 generously sized bedrooms upstairs – including a primary bedroom with easily expandable en-suite bath an walk in closet. Large Hall bath with tub/shower combo and great storage. 900 sq ft of unfinished attic storage with a walk up staircase and beautiful dormers! Lots of potential for expansion. The walk-out basement features a massive rec room and office/4th BR, large laundry room, utility/storage room, and a 2nd powder room (easy to convert to a full bath). Lots of updates throughout and freshly painted! Easy access to two parks within two blocks of the house, easy walk to elementary and middle schools. Outstanding access to public transportation — easy walk to either Takoma or Silver Spring stations. Easy to walk to both downtown Takoma Park and Silver Spring. Take advantage of the recently lowered interest rates for this fantastic home. They are expected to go up again soon! As of 11/22, we can connect you with a lender offering 6.125% with excellent credit and 20% down. Conditions may apply and subject to approval! Updates include: Kitchen: New counter, tile, refrigerator, range, range hood, under-cabinet lighting (2022), dishwasher (2017) Garage: New roof (2022) Laundry: New dryer (2022), washer (2018) HVAC: New A/C (2021) Throughout: New interior and exterior paint, light fixtures Original windows replaced Basement finished 2003: Includes rec room, office, laundry room, half bath, utility room 3 parking spaces, plus permit parking on Takoma Ave — 2 permits M-F, not needed nights and weekends Slate roof is maintained yearly

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Range Hood


  • Full


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


  • 3 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 4 bedrooms


  • 2,534 sqft living area
  • 1,734 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 900 sqft above grade (unfinished)
  • 800 sqft below grade (finished)
  • 150 sqft below grade (unfinished)
  • Built in 1937
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • 3 levels
  • Colonial
  • Brick


  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C


  • Front Foot Fee Pymt Freq: Annually


  • 1 fireplace
  • Screen
  • Gas/Propane


  • Hardwood
  • Carpet


  • Natural Gas
  • Radiator

Interior Features

  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Window Treatments
  • Dining Area
  • Floor Plan – Traditional
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Wood Floors


  • Lower Floor
  • Dryer In Unit
  • Basement
  • Washer In Unit


  • 14 days on market
  • $557 per sqft


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


  • 10,718 sqft
  • 0.25 acres


  • Private


  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Porch(es),Screened


  • Shingle
  • Slate


  • Elementary School: EAST SILVER SPRING
  • Middle School: TAKOMA PARK
  • High School: JOHN F. KENNEDY


  • Public Sewer


  • City/Town Tax: $3,570
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax: $7,301
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • Tax Annual Amount: $11,062
  • Tax Year: 2022


  • Hot Water: Natural Gas


  • Double Hung
  • Double Pane
  • Energy Efficient

Request More Info

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Schedule a Showing

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.