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New Listing - 6612 Marywood Road Bethesda

6612 Marywood Road Bethesda

Gretchen and I are honored to be listing this unique close-in Bethesda home which offers a spacious Main House, with 4BRs and 4.5 BAs and a detached Guest House with an additional 2 bedrooms and 1.5 Baths. Generous inviting room sizes, vaulted ceilings, walls of glass, a true Chef's kitchen and beautiful lighting, this special home is perfect for family living as well as gracious entertaining. The house sits on a quiet, tree-lined street, but is only three miles to Downtown Bethesda.  The professionally landscaped lot makes the backyard a true oasis.  6612 Marywood Road, Bethesda:  Offered at $1,690,000.  


6612 Marywood Ln, Bethesda - Foyer



6612 Marywood Rd. Back Yard View


New Listing: Expanded Bethesda Home Coveted Wyngate

5903 Conway Rd Bethesda, MD 20817

Gretchen Koitz and I are just listed an expanded and renovated Cape Cod in Bethesda's coveted Wyngate Neigborhood; This Best Of Bethesda neighborhood is currently home to many tear downs making this "in between" home  a unique offering.  

For more information on this special Bethesda listing, visit 5903 Conway here he contact us directly at 301-254-6576 (Kevin Koitz) or 301-254-6576 (Gretchen Koitz).  

Photos of 5903 Conway Road 

5903 Conway Rd - Wyngate - Bethesda
Updated Kitchen at this 3 bedroom Bethesda Home
The first expansion of this home included both the kitchen and the dining area.  The result is an updated kitchen with skylights, stainless appliances and tons of cabinet space that opens to a large dining room
Family Room - 5903 Conway Rd - Wyngate Bethesda
The second addition, completed approximately 10 years ago, houses a large family room on the first floor, with access to a deck area.
Master Bedroom at 5903 Conway Road -

DC - Bethesda Luxury Condo Index? Yes!

After much feedback from clients and visitors, we want to honor your feedback with more thorough luxury condo indices. We're following your lead, and hopefully taking it another step. 

What's Going On With Bethesda Condos? - The Lauren Penthouse Is Still Available - 7770 Norfolk is No Longer a Condo.  

From new Bethesda development construction specifics, to an interactive maps keeping you apprised of planned apartments "going condominium" (much like 7770 Norfolk - view below!) -- to showing you "where are the 3+ bedrooms condos?", we've begun, will share progress, and look forward to the Bethesda Condominium-centric feedback!  

Update, Monday, February 1:  7770 Norfolk in Woodmont Triangle has gone back rentals because of rumored slow sales.  My apologies for not updating some of you sooner.  On the Woodmont Triangle Condo front, stay tuned for videos of "The Stonehall Condominiums", Bethesda's next and newest luxury residence development!

DC Luxury Condos:  As our our condo reach has grown, we've found ourselves in the NW DC Condo Mix.  Friendship Heights Condos have always been a an extension of our Gretchen Koitz's and my breadth.  And the synergy has become increasingly enjoyable when moved into the Harrison a few years ago.  From The Somerset House in Friendship Village), the Chevy...

Coveted "Villages of Bethesda" Townhome For Sale!

7433 Arlington Rd - Downtown Bethesda - The Villages of Bethesda

Gretchen Koitz and I recently listed a Downtown Bethesda Townhome in the coveted Villages of Bethesda. You may not see another unit at "The Villages" come on for years. That's not typical Realtor talk :-), rather the product of a brilliantly planned 21 Unit development which can't/won't be duplicated in todays Market.


About 7433 Arlington Lane  

This sophisticated and intimate residence faces into a quiet courtyard in the Villages of Bethesda. It's an Island of serenity in the growing bethesda core.   The residences were beautifully constructed in 1999 by the highly regarded builder, Larry Brandt. The three finished upper levels offer high ceilings, generously sized living and dining areas, 3 bedrooms with ensuite baths, a den/library, an eat-in kitchen and two gas fireplaces.

7433ArlingtonRdBethesdaThe lower level of 7433 Arlington Lane houses a two car garage, as well, large storage area, which some have converted into a home gym or even a small home theatre. The private garage opens into a common garage area, where guests can park - an amazing offering in this part of Bethesda!!

21 Units + an "it destination" Location, with extremely low turnover = an amazing opportunity!!...

Spectacular Close In Bethesda Contemporary Home Under $850,000

Spectacular Close In Bethesda Contemporary Home Under $850,000 (Whitman Cluster)! - sold!

6016 McKinley St, Bethesda, MD - An Exclusive Opportunity in a Sought After Location 6016 McKinley Street

6016 McKinley St-Sold

Welcome to this amazing opportunity in Bethesda's Bradmoor subdivision, just moments to Downtown Bethesda, easy access to Downtown DC and steps from multiple park and recreation opportunities! Within the Whitman School Cluster, this 3br + den/2.5ba Split Level offers the perfect combination of open format while retaining enough of a separation of spaces to please buyers on either side of that spectrum. Carefully maintained and updated over the years, recent improvements include:

  • Master "Spa" Bath with Rain Shower Remodeled 2014 
  • Exterior Painting  2012 
  • Roof Replacement in 2011 
  • Lennox Air Conditioning System Replaced in 2008 -
  • Gourmet Chef's Kitchen

Mid Century Modern Master BathOther impressive features of this Mid-Century Bethesda Modern include gorgeous dark hardwood floors throughout the main and upper level of the home, a huge upper level hall bath (in addition to the master) featuring a jetted spa tub, and a lower level den/guest room for additional living space or to host company. Truly generous room sizes throughout the home create...

Renovated Georgetown Masterpiece - 1210 28th St NW

Extraordinary Georgetown DC Townhome 

Located in Georgetown's "East Village" and Close to it all and located in C2A Zone!  Private Placement listing 1210 28th St NW.  This Sophisticated D.C. Residence is a stunning modern townhome rarely available in Georgetown.  

3 bedrooms, 3 Full baths, and 2 half baths, completely renovated in 2013 with hand picked designer finishes and a massive addition. Beautiful hardwood floors, uncompromising detail throughout;  no expense was spared on this unique home. The gourmet kitchen features soapstone counters with a unique Carrara marble backsplash and high end stainless steel appliances. From here, you can view out over the gorgeous rear patio which is perfect for entertaining.

1210 28th - Georgetown DC KitchenTop Level of "1210 Residence" are two large bedrooms including a master with vaulted ceilings, both bedrooms have en-suite baths and the master features a marble steam shower and glass top sinks, sure to impress. Custom closets and a laundry area round out the complete upper level living package.Kitchen - 1210 28th Street NW - Georgetown DC

A 1BR/1.5BA in-law suite with separate front and rear entrances make this an amazing opportunity for investors and those seeking defined separate living spaces (property is also in a commercial zone for those looking for a future office / residence opportunity)....

Downtown Bethesda Fine Arts Fair

The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival and Mother's Day...they kind of go together, AND, its one of our most favorite BethesdaUp Events!  The annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival is on tap for this coming weekend (Mother's Day Weekend!) and will be held rain or shine!  Saturday, May 9 from 10am - 6pm and Sunday, May 10 from 10am - 5pm.

Whether you are looking for a last minute gift for mom - or want to take her to pick out her own - you can browse and shop for fine arts & crafts, eat delicious food and listen to live music!  More than 120 contemporary artists, live entertainment, children's activities and local restaurant fare are expected during this annual weekend event.  

Location: in Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle area.  Norfolk, Auburn & Del Ray Avenues.  Free admission, held rain or shine!


Custom Modern Residence in Greater Bethesda Maryland

The Greater Bethesda Modern Residence 

Gretchen & I recently listed one of the most extraordinary residences in the DC Metro Area.  A Modern Manor, nestled in a serene enclave in Greater Bethesda, Maryland.  "The Danville House" is a portfolio home, enchanting all who encounter it.  Enjoy the the view!   

More Pictures of This Contemporary Grande Dame?  Visit the The Danville Collection 

Bethesda Modern Home in North Bethesda

Acres in "A Best of Bethesda Address" on a spectacular lot (1.5 acres), in the highly desirable subdivision of Old Georgetown Estates, this one-of-a-kind custom contemporary is truly magnificent. Mostly built from scratch in 2000 (only the pool house and garage of the original house remain), this dramatic property now boasts over 8000 finished interior square feet with a total of 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths.

Greater Bethesda Modern Home

11677 Danville Drive - Old Georgetown Estates

Unswerving Attention to Detail: The first floor houses an incredible kitchen with professional grade appliances, a guest suite, a two-story library with custom made maple cabinetry and ladder, a formal living room, dining room and a family room (all with mahogany flooring) and a spacious exercise room. Upstairs are...

Take a 3D Tour - Incredibly Spacious Bethesda Colonial

Just Listed Sold - 6111 Dunleer Court, Bethesda MD 20817

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Devonshire neighborhood in Bethesda, this supremely spacious 5br colonial will impress you with its generous room sizes and stunning finishes.  Check out our very cool 3D virtual tour (be sure to check the 'doll house' view)! Or scroll down to see photo higlights and a quick video.  

Contact Gretchen directly (301-442-8122) to arrange a showing or get more information.  

A Quick Look at 6111 Dunleer Court, Bethesda MD 20817

The main level features separate formal living and dining rooms, a gourmet chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, a center island, high end stainless steel appliances, a breakfast area, a family room with gas fireplace, a large deck off the family room, a private first floor office and a powder room.

The upper level has an immense master bedroom suite with a gas fireplace and a spacious master ensuite with two separate vanities, a 2-head walk-in shower, a jetted corner jacuzzi tub, and “his” and “her” walk-in closets. There is another bedroom with its own ensuite and walk-in closet, as well as two additional bedrooms with a Jack-and-Jill shared full bath, and an upper...

Awesome 3D Matterport Tour on our New Listing in Chevy Chase View!

9901 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington MD 20895

Check this unbelievable 3D House Tour! For a fuller sized version - click here!

We know, the 3D tour is just like being there, but you still can see it in person at our first Open House this Sunday, February 15, 2014 from 1-4. What an amazing combination of old world charm + modern updates. Expansion in 2000 added enormous 1st fl FR w/ an equally large master BR suite up. Kitchen remodeled with granite, stainless & tile backsplash -- as were baths on 1st and 2nd floor. Walk-up attic offers space 4 expansion/or just tons of storage. Off-st pkg w/ turnaround -- or park on Franklin St. 

Contact Gretchen (301-422-8122) directly for any questions or to arrange a showing!  


Renovated Classic Bayfront Victorian in Mt Pleasant

Our new listing in Mt. Pleasant - 1st Open this Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 1-4. Come and enjoy some post-Halloween treats!

Welcome to the quintessential Mount Pleasant Bayfront Victorian rowhome, sited on a beautiful street tucked into the quiet center of this sought after neighborhood. Renovated to exceed your expectations, this grand home possesses the space and sophistication to meet all of your needs. 

The main level features a formal parlor entry with arched doorways leading to a living room complete with fireplace.

The large formal dining room leads into a well-appointed kitchen with high end stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and ample custom cabinetry. The kitchen opens out to a rear deck and an enormous backyard that is a true urban oasis.

The upper level consists of three generous bedrooms and two renovated baths, including a master with en-suite and beautiful exposed brick walls.


Open Houses in Bethesda, Potomac, Kensington or DC! We've got you covered!

If you find yourself out and about on this glorious weekend, feel free to stop in at any of our planned open houses on Sunday, September 28.  (see below for addresses and times)

8807 Mead Street, Bethesda MD 20817
New Listing Open Sunday, 9/28 from 1-4

12440 Bacall Lane, Potomac MD 20854
Price Improvement Open Sunday, 9/28 from 12-2 

11018 Glueck Lane, Kensington MD 20895
Price Improvement Open Sunday, 9/28 from 1-3

5112 Connecticut Ave NW # 103, Washington DC 20008
Private Placement Open Sunday, 9/28 from 2-4 


Gorgeous Updated Colonial in Fox Hills of Potomac

11005 Lamplighter Lane | Potomac, MD 20854

Open House Sunday, 8/31 from 2-4! Join us!

This house is the definition of MOVE IN READY!  The owners of this wonderful 5br/3.5ba colonial in Fox Hills in Potomac, MD have totally remodeled the kitchen, put in new windows, refinished/replaced flooring, added a deck and a sliding door access, finished the loiwer level, updated the family room, added recessed lights, replaced the A/C, furnace and hot water heater, and so much more.

Take a look at the video below (with music!) for a quick peek, stop by the open house on Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 2-4, or contact Gretchen (301-442-8122) for more details.


Two Fantastic New Listings (Bradley Park, Brightwood) Open Sunday 8/24

8304 Melody Court, Bethesda MD 20817

1441 Whittier St NW, Washington DC 20012

Both open Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 1-4.

We are thrilled to present two new listings in the Bethesda and NW DC neighborhoods, and both will be open this Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 1-4.  See videos below (8304 Melody Court and 1441 Whittier St NW) - or scroll further to take a peek at a few choice photos.  

8304 Melody Court, Bethesda MD 20817

This stunning contemporary has been updated and renovated and includes an addition designed by McInturff Architects.

A dynamic entrance foyer, sleek hardwoods, Cathedral ceilings, 2 fireplaces, Elfa shelving, an abundance of ceiling fans, LED lighting - these are just some of the remarkable upgrades to this exciting home. 

The gourmet chef's kitchen is complete with concrete countertops, Porcelain tile floors, and high end appliances (Bosch & Subzero).


The Sounds of Summer Continue in Downtown Bethesda...

Just a few more Thursdays left this summer to catch live music in Downtown Bethesda!

Each Thursday evening from 6-8pm - live music that rocks the downtown! The FREE concerts take place in Veterans Park, corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Avenues.

Here is the lineup for the remainder of the summer:

July 31 - Flo Anito
August 7 - Levi Stephens
August 14 - Gary and the Grove


Bethesda Movie Nights 2014!

Enjoy five great films this summer beginning Tuesday, July 22! 

SHOW DATES: July 22 - July 26, 2014
SHOW TIMES: 9:00 p.m.
SHOW PLACE:  Corner of Norfolk & Auburn Avenues 

Five consecutive nights of blockbuster hits at this annual event!  Come view or favorite, or all 5!!  Why, not?  Its FREE!

Wednesday, July 23 - MOONRISE KINGDOM
Thursday, July 24 - CITIZEN KANE
Friday, July 25 - PITCH PERFECT
Saturday, July 26 - TOP GUN

A limited number of chairs will be provided and attendees are invited to bring their own lawn chairs.


A New Listing in Kensington: 11018 Glueck Lane!

Open House Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 1-4

David Abrams and The Koitz Group are proud to present this picturesque rambler perched atop a meticulously landscaped corner lot in sought after North Kensington. Accentuated by vaulted ceilings and rich hardwood floors throughout, the main level features three generously sized bedrooms and two renovated bathrooms.

A light-filled living room flows effortlessly into a spectacularly renovated, dine-in kitchen that is delightfully appointed with a bow window, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and an impressive espresso subway tile surround.

The finished lower level not only provides additional living space that is perfect for a family room, theater room, or home office but it also contains more storage space than most comparably sized homes!

This impressive interior is paired with an equally lovely and private backyard, highlighted by its extensive wraparound deck and fire pit all shaded by two beautiful trees and surrounded by mature plantings.

Take a sneak peek at the video below and then come by the Open House this Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 1-4.  Contact David (202-716-0660) for more information or to request a showing.


Spectacular Classic Colonial with Contemporary Updates

12440 Bacall Lane | Potomac MD 20854

Located in Stoney Creek Estates, within minutes of Potomac Village in the Churchill School cluster, this 6 bedroom/4.5 bath house sits on one of the most spectacular tiered landscape lots (2 + acres!!) in all of Potomac. With well over six figures in renovations over the last 12 months alone, this house boasts a stunning foyer with Carrara Marble floors trimmed with Dark Emperador Marble (imported from Spain).

The gourmet eat-in kitchen includes a Subzero refrigerator, custom crafted cabinetry, and extraordinarily rare Super White Quartzite and Black Brazilian Kozmus Leather Granite (with rust swirls and flecks of silver!). The first floor powder room has also been recently updated with a gorgeous vanity, Black Brazilian Kozmus Leather Granite, and a copper sink. On the rest of the main floor you will find a generous sized dining room and formal living room, a large den, as well as a huge family room with a fireplace looking out over the breathtaking back yard.

Upstairs sits 5 large bedrooms and 3 full baths, including a  master suite with a recently added custom...

TWO Terrific New Listings in TWO Trendy Areas: Logan & U Street Corridor

1211 13th St NW #101, Washington DC 20005
Open Saturday & Sunday, 6/14 & 6/15 from 2-4 

2001 12th St NW # 104, Washington DC 20009
Open Sunday, 6/15 from 2-4 

The Koitz Group is thrilled to offer these amazing condo units for sale.  For more information or to arrange a showing, contact David Abrams (202-716-0660) or Jason Koitz (202-679-1020), or stop by the Open Houses this weekend!  Here are a few quick videos to picque your interest! (There is music, so please use headphones or turn your volumn down if you are in a public place!)

1211 13th St NW # 101 | Washington DC 20005 | Logan Circle

Urban chic at The Rutherford! A stunning boutique building located in the heart of the dynamic and desirable Logan Circle neighborhood. This one bedroom, one bathroom unit features soaring ceilings and a wall of modern glass and steel windows that extend outward to provide captivating sight-lines while bathing the unit and its brand new hardwood floors in light. The gourmet kitchen is appointed with designer finishes throughout, including stainless steel appliances, full height cherry cabinets, and an expansive granite countertop and breakfast bar with custom lighting. The open living and dining area provides gracious and flexible space.  Rounding out this incredible unit is a generously sized master bedroom with a HUGE walk-in closet and an immaculate modern bathroom. With charming Logan Circle and the white hot 14th Street Corridor at your doorstep and the burgeoning Shaw Neighborhood only blocks away, Unit 101 at The Rutherford is a rare opportunity to experience downtown DC living at its finest!

2001 12th St NW #104 | Washington DC...

Grand Colonial Potomac Estate Home on 2+ Acres

 12433 Bacall Lane, Potomac, MD 20854

Elegant, spacious, grand are just a few adjectives to describe this stately classic all brick colonial located in the Stoney Creek Estates subdivision of Potomac, MD.

On the main floor you are welcomed to the home in dramatic fashion with a two-story grand foyer with access to the format living room with propane gas fireplace, an office/den, powder room, laundry room, family room and gourmet kitchen with ample space for casual dining. From the living room and kitchen you access the large and elegant formal dining room large with a large bay window which overlooks the expansive 2+ acre level back yard. Up the grand staircase there are 4 large bedrooms and 3 full baths. The outdoor space is incredible with an oversized screen porch and new deck - top that off with a 4 ½ car garage and 2,200 sq ft of unfinished space in the basement and you have the perfect Potomac home. Easy access to Potomac Village shopping, Great Falls National Park, C & O Canal and more!

Take a peek at the short video below, and then call Jason to arrange a showing (202-679-1020).

(There is music, so please use headphones or turn down your volume if you are in a quiet place!)

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