Madison Park Condos at 5000 Battery Lane in Bethesda is perfect if you are looking for the best small condo building in the Woodmont Triangle. The condos have balconies, washer dryers in the unit, wood floors, big windows and great closets. It is just a short walk to two metros and it is pet friendly.

Why Choose the Madison Park Condos

The Madison Park Condominiums are perfectly located to enjoy all the amenities of Bethesda – the shops, restaurants and movie theaters, tennis courts, the pools, and gyms.  Empty nesters moving from big family homes love a spacious condo in Bethesda like the Madison Park condos!  Busy people who want to simplify their living arrangements love the Madison Park!  It is a short walk to the NIH and Bethesda metros and just three blocks from the Harris Teeter on Wisconsin Avenue.  Trader Joe’s is on Wisconsin Avenue too!  The schools are great here too, making it a perfect place for a family who wants the soft urban lifestyle of Bethesda!  There are several three bedroom units from which to choose as well as smaller units.  If the Madison Park  is not your choice, click here to similar  condos for sale in the 20814 zip code to the The Madison Park  Condominiums Bethesda Md  

Here is a link to ALL the Bethesda condos under $2,000,000.

Madison Park Condos are Spacious and Open

You have lots of choices in Bethesda among the newer condo buildings. There is the Darcy, which is a few years old and the Stonehall, the Lauren, and the Cheval, all completed since 2018.  Why pick the Madison Park ? Its location at 5000 Battery Lane – close to the Woodmont Triangle – is one great reason. The Madison Park  was built in 1990.  Its large windows and balconies provided a welcome change from the traditional condominium buildings that Washington and Bethesda had seen before. There are no other tall buildings nearby so you have great views from the rooms and balconies.  The sunsets are particularly lovely from the upper level condos facing west toward downtown Bethesda.

Balcony at Madison ParkThe Madison Park is a small building with only 64 units ranging in size from  approximately 620 square feet up to nearly 1750 square feet.   There are several floorplans ranging from a one bedroom one bath condo (620 square feet) to a three bedroom two and a half bath with over 1700 square feet. Many of the condos have balconies or  private terraces with some looking out on the green space of Bethesda.    

 

Condo Amenities and Fees

The Madison Park is filled with people who appreciate the soft urban lifestyle, close to everything but surrounded by green space like the Battery Lane Park. The Madison Park condo fee includes custodial services, reserve funds, water and sewer, trash, snow removal, exercise room, extra storage, party room, parking and security.  Each condo has its own laundry facility.  There are not common laundry facilities.

In 2022, a 620 square foot unit with one bedroom and one bath has a condo fee of $327.  the condo fee for a 1077 square foot one bedroom, one and a half bath unit is $675.  A two bedroom two bath with 1388 square feet is a very reasonable $849 a month.  The penthouse unit with 1747 square feet has a condo fee of $1216.   Happily,  the Madison Park condos are pet friendly.   To see what is for sale at the Madison Park  now, if there is anything on the market, just click here.

Shopping Nearby

Just outside the Madison Park  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. Check out Nando Nando Peri for grilled chicken or the Mussel Bar for Belgian beer!  There is a Bethesda restaurant to match your taste buds!

When you do want to stay in and cook, no problem.  Walk to Harris Teeter down the street, the Giant on Bradley or Trader Joe’s  on Wisconsin Avenue.

Shopping?  Blue Mercury has a great collection of Laura Mercier and Bobby Brown.  There are lots of well priced and every changing clothing stores at Bethesda Row.  You’ll love the men’s collection at Bonobo’s on Bethesda Avenue.  Clearly, there is something for everyone! North Face and LuluLemon have stores on Bethesda Avenue too.

Don’t miss the competition between Georgetown Cupcakes and Fancy Cakes by Leslie for the best cupcake in Bethesda.  If you are not into cupcakes, then check out Levine.  This bakery is here from NYC with their immense chocolate chip cookies.

Living in downtown Bethesda means living in a lively urban community filled with lots of restaurants from the Spanish Diner to the Mussel Bar to Raku and Silver plus authentic Indian cuisine, Chinese and Ethiopian, 75 home fashion retailers, unique boutiques, day spas and salons for people and dogs, live theater, art galleries, movie theaters and much more! While there are lots of apartments and condominiums in Bethesda that offer convenient and luxurious living, the Whitehall is outstanding because of the value that it offers and the availability of very reasonably priced townhomes which are very rare in downtown Bethesda.  You can find condos to purchase at the Madison Park (if there are any available today) as well as all the condos for sale in downtown Bethesda on my website.

Working Out in Bethesda

If all this talk of food and shopping makes you long for an active lifestyle, never fear!  The Sport and Health Club is close by at 4400 Montgomery Avenue, and Equinox is just a few blocks away at 4905 Elm Street, in the heart of downtown Bethesda.  Soul Cycle is another gym in downtown Bethesda that shouldn’t be missed. The Capital Crescent Trail is just blocks away in case you want to walk, bike or rollerblade to Georgetown and back! Your dog will love a good run along the trail too!  The park on Battery Lane is just a block away with an area for children to play.  There are even tennis courts just waiting for you.

Major Employees

Major employees in Bethesda include Marriott, Lockheed Martin, Walter Reed Medical Center, NIH, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Capital One.  Marriott, Walter Reed, NIH and the CF Foundation are a short walk from the Madison Park Condos! The Madison Park  is close to not only the Red Line Metro but also the Beltway and I-270, so that you can always get around the metro area from here.

Schools

As more and more families choose to remain in downtown Bethesda, there are lots of children waiting for the school bus at each condo building!  The Whitehall is in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School cluster, so children at the Whitehall attend Bethesda Elementary, Westland Middle School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

What’s for Sale Now at Madison Park Condos

To see what is for sale at the Madison Park  now, if there is anything on the market, just click here.  To see similar condos in the 20814 zip code, just click here.

Curious what else is for sale in all of Bethesda?  The answer is right here.

What Has Sold Recently

Between November 2021 and February 2022 five condos sold the Madison Park.  Unit 301, a one bedroom one bath unit with 620 square feet, sold for $320,000 in November 2021.  A one bedroom with one and a half baths and 1077 square feet sold for $499,000.  A two bedroom two bath unit with 1388 square feet sold for $650,000. Two three bedroom two and a half bath units with 1747 square feet also sold in the same period. The unit on the 9th floor sold for $1000000 while the unit on the 10th floor which had been the builder’s mother’s condo sold for $1,100,000.

Similar Condos to Madison Park

You may be absolutely certain that you want to live at Madison Park because you love small buildings or you want to walk to two metros and live on 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 the Woodmont Triangle and downtown Bethesda you might look at the  the Christopher, the Chase, the Whitehall, and the City Commons in addition to the new luxury buildings like the Lauren, Cheval and Stonehall.  A bit further into downtown Bethesda are the Darcy and the Adagio, both worth exploring.  If you are confused or excited by all your options, why not give the Lise Howe Group a call.  We know the Bethesda real estate market very well since we have lived here for over 40 years.  Let us help you sort through all these choices to find the condo that is the best fit for your wants and needs!

Value of Your Home at Madison Park Condos

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

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!  Please call us at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com.

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