Hamlet House Condos at 3535 Chevy Chase Lake Drive, Chevy Chase MD 20815 offers buyers an opportunity for a moderately priced, mid century modern condo in a garden style setting. Built in 1960, the building is small, with only 31 units. Located off Connecticut Avenue, Hamlet House in Chevy Chase is close to the beltway, the new Purple Line, and downtown Bethesda. The new Chevy Chase Lake community, once it is completed, will offer much needed shopping and restaurants within a short walk.

Why Choose the Hamlet House Condos?

Hamlet House condos at 3535 Chevy Chase Lake Drive, Chevy Chase MD 20815 is a small community of only 31 units.  They are moderately priced, mid century modern condos in a garden style setting. Built in 1960, the building is located off Connecticut Avenue, close to the Beltway, the new Purple Line, and downtown Bethesda. The new Chevy Chase Lake community, once it is completed, will offer much needed shopping and restaurants within a short walk.

Amenities and Condo Fee

The condo fee covers air conditioning, electricity, gas, heat, water and sewer, trash, snow removal, common area maintenance, exterior building maintenance, insurance, lawn maintenance, management, reserve funds, common grounds, elevator, extra storage and security.  The amenities of the condo include an exercise room.

The condo fee for the two bedroom two bath condo was $544 in 2021. The two bedroom one bath condo had a fee $504 monthly.


Recent Sales

Three condos sold in Hamlet House in 2021.  A two bedroom two bath condo with 1109 square feet sold in March 2021 for $375,000.  In June 2021 a two bedroom one bath condo sold for $409,000.  That condo has 949 square feet of living space.  The third unit to sell was a two bedroom one bath 961 square foot unit that sold for $491,000.

Pet Policy at the Hamlet House Condos

The pet policy at Hamlet House Condos allows dogs and cats, but limits the number of pets in a condo.

What is Nearby

Hamlet House Condos are very close to the new Chevy Chase Lake Town Center where there will be shops, restaurants, a grocery store and walking areas.  The new Ritz Carlton condominiums are being built there as well as two apartment buildings, the Barrett and the Claude.  The purple line will have a stop right at Connecticut Avenue, allowing easy access into Bethesda and across the county to Silver Spring and beyond.   The closest Metro stop is the red line stop in downtown Bethesda.  The Chevy Chase library is an easy walk from the condos.  Columbia Country Club and the Chevy Chase Club both are nearby on Connecticut Avenue.  The Howard Hughes research facility, the Audubon Center and Walter Reed are also very close to the condos, making this an appealing place to live if you work at either of those facilities.

If you walk or drive into downtown Bethesda, you will find lots to keep you busy!

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!  Be sure to check out Tatte, one of the newest places for breakfast, right on Wisconsin Avenue.

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 Bethesda Row for its eclectic collection of stores from Neuhas for chocolate to a shade shop and Pampillonia for high end jewelry.  Be sure to let us know your opinion of the competition between Georgetown Cupcakes and Fancy Cakes by Leslie for the best cupcake in Bethesda.

Major Employers in Bethesda and Chevy Chase

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. Hamlet House is close to not only the Red Line Metro in downtown Bethesda and the new purple line but also the Beltway and I-270, so that you can always get around the metro area from here.

Schools for the Hamlet House Condos

Where do the children go to school when they live at the Hamlet House Condos? This condo community is part of the Rosemary Hills (preK-2)/North Chevy Chase (3-5th grades) elementary schools, the new Silver Creek MS, Bethesda Chevy Chase HS cluster.  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).

Nearby private schools include Holton Arms, Landon, Georgetown Prep, and Stone Ridge.  If you would like more information about the schools that serve Hamlet House Condos, just click here.

What’s for Sale at the Hamlet House Condos

With only 31 units, there may not be any condos for sale now at the Hamlet House condos.  If you are interested in moving to a condo in Bethesda/Chevy Chase, you might need to consider a wider range of buildings, such as Kenwood Forest, Crescent Plaza, 4720 Chevy Chase Drive, Chevy Chase Park Condos, Wellington or Bradley House.  Further afield are buildings such as Westlake Terrace and the Chelsea towers and West Spring condos and Lakeside Terrace near Westfield Montgomery Mall.  To check out ALL the condos for sale under $600,000 in Bethesda and Chevy Chase, just click here. 

Thinking of Selling Your Condo at Hamlet House?

Just give us a call at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com.  We have buyers waiting for homes at the Hamlet House.   Call us at 240-401-5577.  We may have buyers waiting for a home just like your condo! To find out the value of your home, just click here! 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 home or condo. Call the Lise Howe Group to receive a confidential market evaluation of your home’s current value.  Prices have been steadily appreciating over the last few years and you will probably be pleasantly surprised by the likely sale price of your home. The Lise Howe Group specializes in homes in Chevy Chase and Bethesda and we pride ourselves on our attention to every detail of the transaction so that you will have a stress free sale. We can be reached at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com. As one of the top teams in the DC metro area we help many sellers just like you each and every week.

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