The Riviera is a medium sized condo building at 4242 East West Highway, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 built in 1966. It is just three blocks to the Bethesda metro and across the street from Bethesda Chevy Chase high school. The Riviera condo fee includes all utilities: gas, electric, water, and trash. This is a meticulously maintained building with modern decor and a 24-hour concierge desk with a friendly staff. Enjoy the underground garage parking, the party room, the fitness center, and the rooftop sun deck and pool.
Why Choose The Riviera of Chevy Chase
The Riviera of Chevy Chase is perfect if you are a first-time homebuyer with a limited budget. The Riviera is fabulous if you are ready to downsize from your big family house! The Riviera is fantastic if you want to celebrate your status as an empty nester in an affordable condo in Chevy Chase! The Riviera is wonderful if you want to embrace a walkable lifestyle and quit driving everywhere. Investors love the Riviera too because there are always renters who want to live here.
Imagine how great if would be to spend your weekends travelling to museums and wineries instead of spending your Saturdays cutting the grass and cleaning the gutters. Bethesda and Chevy Chase have lots of condos to choose from but many of them are very expensive. The Riviera offers lots of room and a friendly front desk, plus amenities like a party room, spa and pool, all for a lower price than most other condos. Find condos for sale which are similar to the Riviera right here.
Are you looking for a convenient location and a view of trees from your balcony? Do you want to leave your car in the garage and walk everywhere? Are you moving to Chevy Chase to work at the new Marriott Headquarters or Walter Reed? Do you have a high school student who wants to go to Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School?
Don’t like to cook? Bethesda has been named the town with more restaurants per capita than any other town in the United States. Bike or walk the Capital Crescent Trail which runs from Bethesda Md to Georgetown in Washington DC? If this sounds like what you are looking for, then you should start and end your search at The Riviera of Chevy Chase Condominiums.
What is for sale at the Riviera Now?
You have lots of choices in Chevy Chase for condos. Why pick the Riviera? Its location on East West Highway is one great reason. The Riviera of Chevy Chase is solidly built, dating to 1966, so you will enjoy lots of peace and quiet there. You will love sitting on your balcony overlooking tall trees. There are no other tall buildings nearby so you have exceptionally good views from the rooms and balconies at the Riviera. If this sounds like what you are looking for, then you should start and end your search at The Riviera of Chevy Chase Condominiums.
Amenities at the Riviera of Chevy Chase
The condo fee at the Riviera is all inclusive, covering gas and electric, trash, water and sewer. The condo fee includes a party room, the fitness center, a pool and rooftop sundeck. The Riviera is a meticulously maintained building with modern decor and a 24-hour concierge desk with a friendly staff that welcomes you with a smile. It is technologically current! Check for Uber times, weather, and your packages on the lobby monitor. There are storage facilities for Amazon packages. The frosting on the cake is the underground garage for cars and bikes.so
The condo fees at the Riviera are higher than some other buildings with fewer amenities. After all – you get what you pay for! And you can skip the gym membership when you live at the Riviera! The studio condos with less than 600 square feet run $902 a month for their condo fees and an 859 square foot unit has a condo fee of $1054.70 at the end of 2021. A two bedroom two bath unit with 1149 square feet had a $995 condo fee. The larger units, such as the two bedroom one and a half bath units have condo fees of $1231 to go with their 1120 square feet.
Life in Bethesda and Chevy Chase
Just outside the Riviera you will find everything you need! Are you a movie buff? No problem – Bethesda Row offers the multiplex approach for independent films. Don’t like to cook? Bethesda has been named the town with more restaurants per capita than any other town in the United States. Whether you want to go to the Mussel Bar for Belgian beer or Paul’s French Bakery for croissants and coffee, there is a restaurant to match your taste buds!
When you do want to stay in and cook, the ingredients for your gourmet meal can come from Trader Joe’s on Wisconsin Avenue or the Safeway on Bradley and the Harris Teeter on Battery and Wisconsin. Your favorite pet will never go hungry with the Pet smart at Wisconsin and Bradley!
Shopping? No problem! From the makeup at Blue Mercury with its great collection of Laura Mercier and Bobby Brown to the men’s collection at Bonobo’s, there is something for everyone! North Face and LuluLemon have stores on Bethesda Avenue, while you shouldn’t miss Lucy’s in Bethesda Row for sports wear too. Don’t miss the competition between Georgetown Cupcakes and Fancy Cakes by Leslie for the best cupcake in Bethesda.
Major Employees in Bethesda
Major employers in Bethesda include Marriott, the Walter Reed Medical Center, The Howard Hughes Institute, The National Institutes of Health, Capitalone Bank, Lockheed Martin, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Riviera is close to not only the Red Line Metro and the new purple line but also the Beltway and I-270, so that you can always get around the metro area from here.
Riviera of Chevy Chase School District
Where do the children go to school when they live at the Riviera of Chevy Chase condos? The Riviera is part of the Bethesda ES, Westland MS, Bethesda Chevy Chase HS cluster. In fact, BCC High School is almost directly across the street. There are approximately 2,000 students enrolled at B-CC. Students come 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.
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).
Nearby private schools include Holton Arms, Landon, Georgetown Prep, and Stone Ridge. If you would like more information about the schools that serve the Riviera, just click here.
Pet Policy at the Riviera of Chevy Chase
As much as many people love their pets, it is important to have some buildings where people can live without pets. The Riviera of Chevy Chase is a pet free and smoke free building! It is good to know that there are places where you can get into the elevator and not worry about encountering an unknown dog.
Sales History at the Riviera of Chevy Chase
From mid September 2019 to mid February 2020, there were five sales at the Riviera. Sales ranged from $135,000 for a one bedroom one bath with 741 square feet to $250,000 for a two bedroom, one and a half bath unit with 1120 square feet. Two homes are on the market in February 2020. One is a one bedroom one bath 710 square foot unit for $210,000 and a studio condo for $139,000 with 592 square feet. In 2021, six properties sold at the Riviera from a 261 square foot condo which sold for $85,000 with a condo fee of $693.57 and a 465 square foot studio that sold for $145,000 in October 2021. A one bedroom one bath condo with 710 square feet sold in September 2021 for $200,000 with a $783 condo fee. A two bedroom two bath unit with 1149 square feet sold for $245,000 in June. That unit had a $995 condo fee.
How Much is Your Condo at the Riviera Worth?
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 or condo in Chevy Chase and let you know what you can expect. Our valuation is based on up to the moment 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 or condo.
Just give the Lise Howe Group a call at 240-401-5577 or email us at Lise@lisehowe.com. Whether you are buying or selling, put the Bethesda Condo Queen to work for you!