Whitley Park is a small community of brick and siding townhomes and a high rise condo building set on the edge of Bethesda and just south of Rockville, within easy access of the Beltway, I-270 and the metro With a large community pool, covered tennis courts, and fitness center the Whitley Park offers a wonderful lifestyle whether you are downsizing or just starting out.

Why Choose The Whitley Park Townhomes?

If you are looking for an elegant community set on the edge of Bethesda and just south of Rockville, with lots of amenities, then the Whitley Park townhomes are for you!  Lise Howe, Keller Williams Capital Properties, 240-401-5577 lise@lisehowe.com Whitley Park pool and tennis

Located between the Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road just off Pooks Hill Road, the Whitley Park offers easy access to Rockville and Bethesda and the rest of the metro area by way of I-270 and the Beltway. There is so much to do at the Whitley Park and the community is so friendly, why would you want to live anywhere else?

The Whitley Park is very close to the Grosvenor Metro and nearly across the street from the Strathmore Music Center. 

 

Amenities

With a large community pool, covered tennis courts, and fitness center Whitley Park offers a wonderful lifestyle whether you are downsizing or just starting out.

Clearly if you are a tennis player, looking for year round covered facilities, this is the place to be! And the indoor courts are right outside your door.  How convenient is that!

The townhomes have garages (one or two car garage), decks, and of course, washers and dryers in the homes.

Pet Policy

Pets are allowed at Whitley Park!  You will love going for a run in Rock Creek Park along Beech Drive with your fur baby.

What is Near the Whitley Park Townhomes?

Shopping is easy with the Rockville Pike nearly outside your door.  Pike and Rose offers restaurants, shops, movie theaters and a new town feel.

Whitley Park is just off Pooks Hill, is a welcome respite from the noise of daily life – but so close to everything that is Bethesda.  The Grosvenor Metro (Red line) is a short walk from the community and from there you can access all of the DC metro area.

Located between North Bethesda and downtown Bethesda, residents have a choice of restaurants such as Seasons 52 on the Rockville Pike and Ruth’s Chris Steak House on Wisconsin Avenue at the Air Rights Building.  The Pike and Rose offers lots more delicious choices like Call Your Mother, Summer House, Fogo de Chao, and Owens Ordinary.

Of course, downtown Bethesda has a variety of restaurants like Paul, Silver, Mon Ami Gabi, Blacks and so many more.  Shops in downtown Bethesda range from national stores like Apple, Blue Mercury, Bonobos, Lululemon to individual stores like Blue House.

The nearest grocery stores are the Whole Foods in Rockville at Woodglen Drive and Executive Boulevard, the Giant on the Rockville Pike, and the Harris Teeter at  Wisconsin Avenue near NIH.  The Strathmore Music Center is less than a mile away if you want to go to a concert or hear the Baltimore Symphony.  Shopping is diverse – H&M, Blue Mercury, L.L. BEAN,REI, West Elm, GAP, Visionworks, and Porsche!

Life is more than just shopping and eating however.  If you want to get outside for a long run or a peaceful walk, you will love that Beach Drive is so close.  Follow the paths along Beach Drive that will take you far into the woods of Rock Creek Park!

White Flint is scheduled for a complete renovation at some date in the future – but no one is sure when!  Don’t forget that Balducci’s is just a mile or two away at the Wildwood shopping center on Old Georgetown with all of its great prepared foods and fantastic vegetables, meats and wine selection. Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream is there too, along with Le Pain Quotidien, Starbucks, Blue Mercury, and South Moon Under, among the many shops and restaurants to choose from at Wildwood.

Montgomery Mall is just a few more minutes away off Democracy in case you feel the need for a big department store like Nordstrom’s or Macy’s.

Sample Floor Plans

The eighty four townhomes at Whitley Park were built in 1990  and 1994. With three levels and a one or two car garage, each townhome has between three and four bedrooms, two to three baths and one or two half baths and one or two fireplaces.  The smaller homes have 2160 square feet of living space, but the larger ones have over 3000 square feet.  Most homes also have a patio off the rear for summer enjoyment. Kitchens and baths are spacious and may have been recently updated, depending on the current owner.

 

  The townhomes typically have three levels, three bedrooms on the top floor, an open floorplan on the middle level and a garage and family room (which can double as a fourth bedroom) on the entry level.  Usually these homes have two full baths on the top floor and a half bath on the entry level and middle level.

The homes also have decks off the kitchen on the middle level and a patio off the family room on the entry level.

Schools for Whitley Park Townhomes

Children who live at Whitley Park attend Ashburton Elementary, North Bethesda Middle School and Walter Johnson High School.    Georgetown Prep, a well regarded Catholic high school for boys, is just a few blocks away  on the Rockville Pike and  Stone Ridge School for girls is just  a few blocks south on the Rockville Pike. In 2021, Walter Johnson ranked 5th in Montgomery County high schools behind Whitman, Poolesville, Wootton and Churchill (in that order) in the US News and World Report school rankings.  It was 11th in the state overall.  The AP® participation rate at Walter Johnson High is 76%. Also according to US News, the total minority enrollment is 46%, and 7% of students are economically disadvantaged.  You can also choose from schools like the Lycee Rochambeau, Holton-Arms and Landon.

If you want to take your children to swim, you will love how close the Bethesda Aquatic Center is on Executive Boulevard. The new Rockville Library is just about a mile away and of course the Bethesda library is similarly located a mile to the south.

Condo Fee

exercise room Whitley ParkThe condo fee at the Whitley Park provides access to the exercise room and sauna at the high rise, the pool and the tennis courts.  It also provides access to the tot lot, snow removal, trash removal and common area maintenance. The condo fee averaged $377 a month in 2017 and $455 for the 2160 square foot unit in late 2021.

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 for Sale Now at Whitley Park?

Since there are less than 100 homes at Whitley Park and they don’t seem to come on the market very often, we have expanded the townhome search to homes at Whitley Park and nearby.  To see what you can look at right now in townhomes in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Rockville, just click here to start your search.

Similar Townhomes to Whitley Park

There are a number of communities nearby which you might consider, including Tuckerman Station, Loganwood, Kenwood Forest, the Hamlet, Arizona Circle, Westlake Terrace, and the new construction at Grosvenor.

If you are not sure where to start your search, please give us a call at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com.  We specialize in the Bethesda condo market and would love to help you sort out your options.

What Has Sold Recently

With less than one hundred townhomes in Whitley Park, there are very few on the market in any year.  The last two years with Covid have only magnified that shortage of sales!  Five sold in the last quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022.  The prices ranged from $677,000 to $710,000.  All the townhomes sold in this period were 2160 square feet.

Townhomes at Whitley Park have ranged from the mid 600s to the high 700s in 2017.  5459 Whitley Park Terrace sold for $780,000 in April 2017.  It was one of the largest models with over 3000 square feet and was an end unit.  Other special features included the bump out in the kitchen with lots of windows and a loft in the master bedroom with a second fireplace.

Do You Want to Sell Your Townhome at Whitley Park?

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 Whitley Park townhome!

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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