The Chase in downtown Bethesda offers ample sized condos and amenities like the pool and tennis courts, front desk, and washers and dryers in all the units. The Chase is pet friendly and walking distance to the Metro! This is one of the best values in Bethesda! With ample parking in the garage, you can leave your car downstairs and walk everywhere! The Chase is in the Bethesda Chevy Chase High School cluster, which is another fact that makes it so appealing! Your student can easily walk to BCC and Bethesda Elementary!

Why Choose the Chase in Downtown Bethesda

Downtown Bethesda is amazing! There are so many luxury condo buildings appearing, seemingly on every corner.  The only problem is that buildings like the Cheval, Stonehall, Darcy and Lionsgate are all very expensive buildings.  What is available in 2022 for someone who wants to stay in the mid 300’s for a one bedroom and the mid $500s for a nice penthouse condo with two bedrooms?  The first choice should be The Chase at 7500 Woodmont Avenue, just across from the Bethesda Metro.

Stop your search! If you are looking for style and space in the heart of downtown Bethesda – this is it! This is a  friendly mid-sized building at 7500 Woodmont Avenue with s a real sense of community.

There are approximately 250 condominiums in a twelve story building at the edge of the Woodmont Triangle and the northern end of downtown Bethesda. It is a short walk to NIH and Walter  Reed and literally across the street from the Bethesda Metro. This condo community is close to  all the shops and stores that Bethesda has to offer.

Pets are so welcomed at the Chase that the concierge at the front desk always has dog treats right next to the hard candies for two legged visitors!

The building has a pool, exercise room, 24 hour front desk, parking, storage units, and a picnic and grill area.  There are even tennis courts.  You will feel like you are at a country club in the heart of Bethesda when you live here!

 

 

Amenities

The Chase in downtown Bethesda has a pool, exercise room, 24 hour front desk, parking, storage units, and a picnic and grill area.  There are even tennis courts.  You will feel like you are at a country club in the heart of Bethesda when you live here!

What is Near the Chase in Downtown Bethesda?

Leave your car in the garage! This condo complex has a Walkscore of 99. The Subterranean Safeway is a block away on Old Georgetown and the new Harris Teeter is at the end of Battery and Wisconsin Avenue!  Maybe best of all – these condos are an easy walk to NIH and Walter Reed.

You are so close to the Woodmont Triangle shopping area with great restaurants and shops.  There is an iconic restaurant there – the Bethesda Diner that I remember from my childhood, but it has been joined by other great choices like the Woodmont Grill, Jetties for wonderful sandwiches and salads, BGR for great burgers, and House of Milae for Korean food.  The wonderful thing about Woodmont Triangle is that most of the restaurants and shops are independently owned – and there are lots of moderately priced ethnic restaurants.  In a sense, Woodmont Triangle is old Bethesda while the area south of Old Georgetown, with Anthropologie, Lululemon, 5 Guys, the Apple Store, Blue Mercury, and Bonobos is the location for the national stores.  Those stores are just two or three blocks away from the Chase to the south.

Shopping is easy here with Blue House and Random Harvest for home design, and Reddz for repurposed clothing. There are lots of great reasons for a leisurely stroll through the neighborhood!

Floor Plans

Built in 1987 and converted to condominiums in late 2006 the Chase Condos are always popular. There are approximately 250 condominiums in a twelve story building at the edge of the Woodmont Triangle and the northern end of downtown Bethesda. It is a short walk to NIH and Walter  Reed and literally across the street from the Bethesda Metro. This condo community is close to  all the shops and stores that Bethesda has to offer.  The smallest model at the Chase in downtown Bethesda is a one bedroom condo in the 09 tier with 549 square feet.  The 04 tier is 568 square feet while the 03 tier is 571 square feet.  The 20 tier, the 12 tier and the 05 tier units are all around 720 square feet  and the 13 tier goes to 765, while still all being one bedrooms. Want more space? The 10 tier is a one bedroom condo with 777 square feet while the 14 tier is 787 square feet and the 11 tier is 792 square feet but all are still one bedrooms.  The 02, 16, 19 and 21 tiers are two bedroom  with one bath and 861-878 square feet.  The 01, 06, 09,  17, 18 and 22 tiers are expansive 1125 – 1175 square feet with two bedrooms and two baths.  If you are looking for a condo with the space of a single family, then you will probably love the 15 tier with 1530 square feet of space and three bedrooms and 2 baths.  If you really want a feel of a single family then look for a condo on the top floors.  They have wood burning fireplaces! Imagine a wood burning fireplace in your condo at the Chase in downtown Bethesda!

Pet Policy

The Chase is very pet friendly.  In fact, the Chase in downtown Bethesda is so pet friendly that the concierge keeps dog treats at the front desk all the time.

Schools

Children who live at the Chase Condominiums in downtown Bethesda attend Bethesda Elementary (home to a great Sunday morning farmers’ market), Westland Middle School and Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. BCC’s International Baccalaureate program is a great draw to that high school.

There are approximately 2,000 students enrolled at B-CC from more than 55 countries.  Approximately 75 percent of students go on to attend a four-year college; 20 percent attend a two-year college.  BCC High School recently completed a 94000 square foot addition for new classroom space. The new addition includes two wings that connect the existing building to enhance circulation. The design featured collaborative learning areas adjacent to classrooms and found spaces near vertical circulation for gathering, performances, and learning. A naturally lit stairway was incorporated in the new addition as well as a large dance room. The stadium and sports fields were completed in March 2019.

B-CC has been participating in the International Baccalaureate Program since 1996. The program provides students a liberal arts, interdisciplinary education leading to a diploma recognized throughout the world. Instead of pursuing a full IB diploma, students at B-CC may choose to take one or more IB courses (except Theory of Knowledge) and obtain a certificate for the successful completion of the requirements for each course (more on B-CC’s IB program).

In addition, there are lots of private and parochial schools to choose from, such as the Stone Ridge or Georgetown Prep.   For more information on schools, just click here.

Condo Fee at the Chase in Downtown Bethesda

The condo fee includes a front desk concierge, trash removal and common area maintenance.  Parking is easily available with an underground garage. The building also has an exercise room and a party room. In addition, there is a barbecue area, pool and two lit tennis courts.  The Chase in downtown Bethesda is very rare for its tennis court!  Pets are allowed, which is wonderful since downtown Bethesda is right outside your front door and there are so many places to walk with your pet like the Capital Crescent Trail and the Battery Park!  Given all the amenities that you get when you live at the Chase, the condo fee is very reasonable – although not low!

In the last part of 2021 into early 2022, the condo fee for a 545 square foot one bedroom unit was $373 and $465 for a 721 square foot one bedroom.  A 1150 square foot two bedroom two bath had a condo fee of $743 while a two bedroom one bath unit with 878 square feet (and a fireplace) had a condo fee of $584.  The condo fee was $942 for a 3 bedroom condo at the Chase with 1530 square feet.

Major Employees

Major employers in Bethesda include Marriott, the Walter Reed Medical Center, The Howard Hughes Institute, The National Institutes of Health, Capital One Bank, Lockheed Martin, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Chase condos are across the street from the Red Line Metro in downtown Bethesda and very close to the new purple line.  The Beltway and I-270 are very close too so that you can always get around the metro area from here.

What’s on the Market Now

There are only approximately two hundred and fifty units at the Chase, making it a medium sized condo building.  There are not always units on the market but if there are any, you can find them here.  

If you don’t see any units on the market at the Chase, then you might want to look at other condos in downtown Bethesda.  To see what else is on the market in downtown Bethesda under $1,000,000 just click here. 

Similar Condos

You may be absolutely certain that you want to live at the Chase in downtown Bethesda because you love being in the heart of Bethesda in a condo with an open floorplan and the ability to walk to the metro while being right at the edge of the Woodmont Triangle.  However, perhaps you are not certain where you want to live and you are not sure which buildings you should visit.   If you like medium sized modern high rise buildings, you might look at the Christopher, Fairmont Plaza, Madison Park and the City Commons in addition to the new luxury buildings like the Lauren, Cheval and Stonehall.  Further into Chevy Chase you might look at the Elizabeth or 4620 N Park.   Up into North Bethesda, you might consider the Gallery or the Sterling on Old Georgetown Road as reasonable alternatives.  If you are feeling completely confused now by all your options, then you should give us a call at 240-401-5577 to talk about which buildings will truly match your wants and needs best!

What Has Sold Recently?

In September 2021, a 1530 square foot 3 bedroom 2 bath unit sold for $770,000 and a 545 square foot one bedroom one bath sold for $339,000.  A 721 square foot one bedroom one bath sold in December 2021 for $404,000.  In October 2021,  an 1150 square foot two bedroom two bath unit sold for $500,000 and a two bedroom one bath with 878 square feet sold for $470,000.

Do You Want to Sell Your Condo at the Chase?

There are a number of sites on the internet that will give you ‘estimates’ for what your home will sell for. These sites use public records and usually some kind of algorithm to try to produce a value for your home. These sites also publicly state their ‘error rates’. That means they aren’t correct, they are simply an estimate based on incomplete date. We would love to do a free comparative market analysis of your home  and let you know what could expect to get in today’s market if you are considering selling. Our valuation is based on up to the day data for homes that have recently sold in the area. Our valuation is not based on a formula that relies on public records which can take months to update. Please visit my website in order to get your free property evaluation for your Bethesda home  We would love to help you sell your condo at the Chase in downtown Bethesda.

Market Report

If you would like detailed demographic information about Bethesda as well as school reports or market trends and statistics (including recent sales in the area) just ask!

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