8 Beds
4 Baths
5,297 SqFt
0.16 Acre Lot
6,969 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Year Built 1955
Neighborhood Takoma Park
Days on Website 24

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$1,395,000 – 404 Boston Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

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Courtesy of Daniel F Metcalf, Perennial Real Estate {attribution_contact}


A rare find! Expansive and elegant, this five-bedroom, three full bath home – with a separate three-bedroom, 2,000 square foot apartment – is in the heart of vibrant and friendly Takoma Park! You’ll delight in the picturesque yard with its remarkable variety of mature plantings and stone pathways. This thoughtfully expanded craftsman-style home welcomes you in via an enchanting covered front porch, a gorgeous wood door with sidelights, and vestibule entry which separates the main house from the private apartment. Perfectly synthesizing function with luxurious modern living spaces, exquisite finishes, handsome moldings, skylights, custom millwork, replacement windows, and other superb architectural details throughout, this home offers a large dining room with crown molding, a picture window, built-in Bose speakers, and recessed lighting. The dining room opens to a beautifully renovated chef’s kitchen. This gourmet kitchen has granite counters, a center island breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, cavaliere range hood, a Bosch dishwasher, GE Profile convection microwave and wall oven, a warming drawer, glass front cabinetry with soft close drawers, GE Profile side by side refrigerator with an ice and water dispenser, separate ice maker, tile backsplash, a gas cook-top with low even heat, pull-out pantry, recessed and pendant lighting, and incredible prep and cabinet space. An inviting living room with a brick fireplace, custom built-ins, and a large picture window overlooks the back porch and magnificent stone hardscaping. Two bedrooms and two updated full bathrooms on the main level, including a primary bedroom suite with copious closet space, a bay window, black-out blinds and a private renovated bathroom with double vanity and water closet. The main level is complete with dual staircases and coat closets. Downstairs on the lower level there is a large family room with a fireplace, brick accent walls, recessed lighting, display shelving, and two closets. The lower level offers a further three additional bedrooms, a fantastic office, a full bathroom, a laundry room, and a huge storage room! Upstairs is the amazing legal three-bedroom apartment with a balcony. The apartment has a large light-filled living room / dining room area, separate full kitchen, a primary bedroom with a private bathroom and a walk-in closet, two additional bedrooms, and a laundry closet. The unit has access to the front balcony and views of the gorgeous gardens. The home’s magnificent exterior is surrounded by a generously sized private yard featuring multiple ”garden rooms,” delightful stone pathways, an assortment of colorful plantings, stone accents, and includes the front porch, balcony, a rear patio, a potting shed, and stunning landscaping – a true gardener’s paradise! This property has sidewalks and a private driveway. Just steps to schools K-8, renovated Silver Spring Intermediate Park with sport courts and playgrounds, and within one mile of both Takoma and Silver Spring metros, you’ll enjoy living in eclectic Takoma Park; this location offers all the allure and convenience of this very special area situated near a Red Line Metro station and the farmer’s market. Takoma Park has a warm sense of community, and 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

  • Oven/Range – Gas
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Stainless Steel Appliances


  • Connecting Stairway


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


  • 3 bedrooms on lower levels
  • 3 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 8 bedrooms
  • 2 bedrooms on main level


  • 5,297 sqft living area
  • 3,508 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 1,789 sqft below grade (finished)
  • 95 sqft below grade (unfinished)
  • Built in 1955
  • Structure Type: Detached
  • 3 levels
  • Craftsman
  • Brick


  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C
  • Zoned

Disability Features

  • 36+ wide Halls


  • Front Foot Fee Pymt Freq: Annually


  • 2 fireplaces


  • Slab


  • Natural Gas
  • Zoned
  • Forced Air

Interior Features

  • 2nd Kitchen
  • Built-Ins
  • Carpet
  • Entry Level Bedroom
  • Floor Plan – Traditional
  • Floor Plan – Open
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen – Eat-In
  • Kitchen – Gourmet
  • Kitchen – Island
  • Pantry
  • Primary Bath(s)
  • Wood Floors
  • Sound System
  • Walk-in Closet(s)


  • Upper Floor
  • Lower Floor


  • 16 days on market
  • $398 per sqft


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


  • 6,802 sqft
  • 0.16 acres


  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s),Porch(es),Balcony


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


  • Public Sewer


  • City/Town Tax: $6,327
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax: $12,939
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • Tax Annual Amount: $19,432
  • Tax Year: 2022


  • Hot Water: Natural Gas

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