The Carleton is small elegant building at 4550 North Park Avenue in the heart of Chevy Chase, Maryland with a doorman who greets you by name.  The Carleton, a luxury condo building, has upscale amenities like a great 24 hour front desk and a heated outdoor pool. It is walking distance to the metro and some of the best shopping in the DC metro area with Saks, Neiman Marcus, Lord and Taylor and Bloomingdales. If this sounds good to you then you should start your search for a new home at the Carleton, a small condo building in Friendship Heights.

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The Lobby of the Carleton

Why Live At The Carleton  Small Friendship Heights Condo

The Carleton, a small Friendship Heights condo building, is newer than its neighbors, the Elizabeth and 4620 North Park. The level of luxury at the Carleton is similar to its nearby neighbor, Somerset House.  With only eleven floors and 149 units in total, many feel that the Carleton has a more intimate feel than the other condo communities in Friendship Heights. Everything you need is nearby from grocery stores to fine shops, good restaurants, movie theaters and commuter routes around the city.  The Carleton at 4550 North Park in Chevy Chase is pet friendly.

The Carleton, located just over the District Line in Friendship Heights, is distinguished by its Art Deco

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Front of the Carleton

architecture like its gently rounded balconies. The luxury finishes in the Carleton, a small Friendship Heights condo community, seem more like those found in single-family homes. The property was completed in 1982-1983 with 149 luxury units composed of floor plans ranging in size from 959 to 2096 square feet, two bedrooms plus dens from 1540 to 2096 square feet, and three bedrooms at 1896 square feet.

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Views from the Carleton

In the years since original construction, some owners have purchased adjacent units and there are now additional floor plans ranging from 2403 square feet to a few with more than 3000 square feet. All units feature abundant closets, large table space balconies, beautiful views, full-sized washer and dryers, and individually metered heat and air conditioning. Each condo conveys with one assigned indoor parking space but many convey with two. Each owner also has access to an assigned storage closet.

Market Activity at the Carleton small Friendship Heights Condo

In 2014-2015, prices have ranged from $650,000 for a 1412 square foot 2 bedroom 2 bath condo to $895,000 for 1776 square foot condo which needed complete renovation. Get the value of your Carleton Condominium in today’s market.

Only nine sales occurred in 2016, but the prices were up over the 2014-2015 time frame.  The largest property that sold at the Carleton in 2016 was a 2551 square foot two bedroom, three and a half bath condo with an eat-in kitchen with a skylight. The unit sold for $1,295,000. Another large condo on the lobby level sold for $1,150,000 in five days. That condo had 1900 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths and two balconies. A renovated 1776 square foot condo with two bedrooms and two and a half baths sold for $1,100,000. A 1307 square foot condo with two bedrooms and two baths sold for $720,000 and a 1260 square foot condo sold for $719,000. The least expensive to sell in 2016 was a 1400 square foot condo with two bedrooms and two baths which sold for $625,000.

From March to October 2017, six homes have sold, three are under contract, and two are on the market for sale.  The smallest unit which has came to market this year was a terrace level (T-101) with 959 square feet listed for $397,000.  It was initially listed for $410,000 and was on the market for 16 days. Homes have ranged from the high $500s for a 1410 square unit to $1,349,000 for a three bedroom two and a half bath unit with 1896 square feet of space and two garage parking spaces.

These statistics are reflected sales from public records of the multiple listing service and do not include for sale by owner, non-published, non-member, or private sales, or what might be current market values.

Call Lise Howe at  240-401-5577 (c) to arrange for a private showing of the current units on the market.

Here is What is on the Market at the Carleton – Small Friendship Heights Condo Building

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