9520 W Stanhope Rd

Kensington, MD 20895 View Map $1,700,000 Ask a Question
Kevin Koitz

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9520 W Stanhope Rd in  Rock Creek Hills, Kensington MD, 20895
Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:MDMC2086258
Sq. Feet:3,100
Date Sold:5/19/2023
Lot Size:0.37 Acres
An elegant home offering a bespoke lifestyle in coveted Rock Creek Hills of South Kensington, Maryland. Majestically situated on one of the most exclusive streets in the neighborhood, this sophisticated home gently graces the crest of West Stanhope Road and invites a warm welcome with its extraordinary curb appeal.

The brightly spacious 4 bedroom and 4 bath home is an entertainer's dream home with most amazing gardens, a pool and enormous outdoor fireplace.The home has custom and recent renovations, Pella windows throughout, the oak hardwood floors were just refinished and the home is freshly painted. Every room has extraordinary garden views. New owners merely need turn the key.

On the main floor, the large updated gourmet kitchen offers a dual-fuel GE Monogram 48-inch double oven stove with 4 burners/grill & griddle,a powerful Vent-a-Hood exhaust fan, a 48 inch side-by-side GE Monogram refrigerator/freezer and GE Monogram dishwasher.The white slow close cabinetry are highlighted by the new Carrera Leon Quartz countertops, new tile backsplash and new reinforced floating shelves. The butler pantry is perfect as a serving station and the pantry with the built-in GE XL microwave is super efficient. The mudroom has a new Anderson storm door, and this area offers extra storage.

The family room showcases a gas burning fireplace with flat-screen TV above and is flanked by built-ins plus the 3 bay window seat. The full bath is beautifully appointed with pleasing marble floors and marble shower with a glass door.

The formal dining room and the living room with a wood burning fireplace have spectacular garden views. Wall-to-wall windows in the sunroom give you the full view of the Zen Garden with the Renaissance-inspired wood gate; enormous stone fireplace; pool and gardens.The sunroom has a wall of built-ins and a wine refrigerator.

Upper level one offers the primary suite, two secondary bedrooms, hall bath, hall closet and two linen closets. The primary bedroom features custom headboard, custom built-in closet and cabinets as well as a walk-in closet plus access to the additional enormous walk-in closet on upper level 2 punctuated with dimmable lighting and a chandelier. In the primary suite, the recently expanded and renovated bath is a luxurious retreat - featuring Kohler Purist hardware, custom woodworking and a beautiful quartz top vanity and custom framed mirror.

The lower level contains a rec room with a woodturning fireplace, the 4th bedroom/theatre room, a full bath, bar/office space, and a cute laundry room with white cabinetry, quartz counter, tile flooring and a folding station.

The large lot is arguably one of the most private of any home in the neighborhood. An entertainer's dream home, guests will delight as they flow through the home to the expansive flagstone patio with the enormous bluestone fireplace and its generously sized knee wall. The patio's other end features an outdoor dining area graced by a beautiful fountain and wisteria trellis overhead, plus more entertaining space in between. The pool offers yet another gathering spot with a flagstone "grotto" on one side & a sunbathing pad on the other. Meander through the gardens & find various sitting areas to admire the plantings, listen to the birds or just contemplate the day ahead.

Rock Creek Hills is located at the northern end of Rock Creek Park (30 mile trail), & is just steps from walking/riding/biking paths. This neighborhood is both serene and convenient; just minutes to the brand new Chevy Chase Town Center which features Amazon Fresh, new restaurants and shops, and the future Purple Line station. In addition, it's moments away from the Town of Kensington,Downtown Bethesda, Suburban Hospital, Walter Reed and NIH, Columbia Country Club, & major commuter routes. Rock Creek Hills has a voluntary citizens association with covenants. Fin Sq Ft approx 3100 sq ft. .Blooming garden & open pool prior to this Spring. Agent/Owner.

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Community Information

Address:9520 W Stanhope Rd, Kensington, MD 20895
Subdivision:Rock Creek Hills
Zip Code:20895


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Year Built:1941
Construction: Brick, Stone
Foundation: Permanent
Basement Type: Connecting Stairway, Fully Finished, Heated, Interior Access, Windows, Rear Entrance

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Combination Kitchen/Dining, Combination Kitchen/Living, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Kitchen - Gourmet, Recessed Lighting, Sprinkler System, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Stove, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Range Hood, Washer - Front Loading, Water Heater - Tankless, Dryer - Front Loading
Other Rooms: Attic
Fireplace: Fireplace - Glass Doors, Gas/Propane, Mantel(s)
Exterior Features: Exterior Lighting, Street Lights
Patio And Porch: Patio(s)
Fencing: Fully
Pool: In Ground
Security System: Main Entrance Lock, Smoke Detector, Security System
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Garage - Front Entry
Garage Spaces: 1
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 2370
Below Grade 730
Total 3100


AtticUpper 2 Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.37 Acres
Lot Description: Private
Parking: Concrete Driveway, Stone Driveway
Driveway - # of Spaces: 3
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Directions:N on Connecticut Ave toward Rock Creek Trail. Turn right onto Beach Dr/Park Boundary. Turn right onto E Stanhope Rd. Slight left onto W Stanhope Rd. Destination will be on the left.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $9,467 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
New Financing: Conventional
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
County Tax Rate: $8,814.00 (Annually)
Refuse Fee: $478.24



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