Rock Creek Forest Market Update March 7/8, 2015

We have three (!) new listing for this weekend, making it a total of five homes for sale in Rock Creek Forest, priced between $610,000 and $734,000. One home (2714 Abilene, listed at $830,000) went under contract. No price reductions. One new closing. 2 houses are under contract, and 4 single family homes are for rent.

The homes below are currently for sale on either the Chevy Chase or the Silver Spring side of the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. While these might not necessarily be our own listings, we have seen most of them and will insert our neighborly opinions and comments. The top of the list features the newest listings. (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Active Listings:

2705 Ross Rd Chevy Chase MD 20815 2705 Ross Rd — $680,000. 4 bedrooms, 3 full bath rambler with a nice yard, large finished basement and a bunch of updates. Listed by Long & Foster. DOM: 0
Donnybrook house for sale 8408 Donnybrook Dr — $694,500. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Very bright rambler with beautiful open kitchen and sun-/family room addition on lovely lot backing to a creek and strip of woods. Two blocks each from Rock Creek and Capital Crescent trails. Large walk-out basement. Listed by Keller Williams. Days on market: 0
Grubb Rd house for sale--IMG_1811 8510 Grubb Rd — $610,000. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Beautifully renovated all over, refinished hardwood floors. Den on first level. One block from park, pool club and trail. Listed with our very own Evers & Company. DOM: 1
Rock Creek Forest colonial for sale Chevy Chase MD 2719 Colston Dr — $734,000. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. One of the original RCF colonials from 1941. Last sold 3 years ago. Great example for the amazing difference new appliances as well as fresh paint, tile and carpet can make. Much of the price increase, however, might be attributed to the improved market. Listed by Long & Foster. DOM: 15
2511 Spencer Rd — $650,000.
1956 rambler with 3 br, 2 baths. This one is a bit of a mystery as there are no pictures online and showing is restricted. Let’s us conclude it might not be in ideal shape and likely quite overpriced. Listed with Re/Max. Days on market: 157 (without price reduction)

Under Contract:

[Contingent] 2714 Abilene Dr — $830,000. 1980s colonial with 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bath. All in all a good house with a few quirky features but nice space for the money. A block from Rock Creek Park. Large walk-out basement. Listed by Peek Properties. Days on market: 51
Screenshot 2015-02-20 11.30.31 2602 SPENCER RD — Listed at $609,000. 3 br/1 bath colonial. Cute starter home with a few updates. Listed with Long & Foster. Closing March 27th. Photo courtesy of MRIS. DOM: 27

There are four single family homes for rent at the moment, ranging in price from $2,800 to $3,975.

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest Market Update 2/20/2015

One new listing for this weekend, making it a total of three homes for sale in Rock Creek Forest, priced between $650,000 and $830,000. No price reductions, no new contracts. The second closing of the new year. 2 houses are under contract, and 4 single family homes are for rent.

The homes below are currently for sale on either the Chevy Chase or the Silver Spring side of the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. While these might not necessarily be our own listings, we have seen most of them and will insert our neighborly opinions and comments. The top of the list features the newest listings. (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Active Listings:

Rock Creek Forest colonial for sale Chevy Chase MD 2719 Colston Dr — $734,000. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. One of the original RCF colonials from 1941. Last sold 3 years ago. Great example for the amazing difference new appliances as well as fresh paint, tile and carpet can make. Much of the price increase, however, might be attributed to the improved market. Listed by Long & Foster. DOM: 0
2714 Abilene Dr — $830,000. 1980s colonial with 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bath. All in all a good house with a few quirky features but nice space for the money. A block from Rock Creek Park. Large walk-out basement. Listed by Peek Properties. Days on market: 51
2511 Spencer Rd — $650,000.
1956 rambler with 3 br, 2 baths. This one is a bit of a mystery as there are no pictures online and showing is restricted. Let’s us conclude it might not be in ideal shape and likely quite overpriced. Listed with Re/Max. Days on market: 142 (without price reduction)

Under Contract:

Screenshot 2015-02-20 11.30.31 2602 SPENCER RD — Listed at $609,000. 3 br/1 bath colonial. Cute starter home with a few updates. Listed with Long & Foster. Closing March 27th. Photo courtesy of MRIS. DOM: 27
 8400 Farrell--Sold [Contingent] — 8400 Farrell Dr. — Listed at $750,000. DOM: 42

There are four single family homes for rent at the moment, ranging in price from $2,900 to $3,975.

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest Market Update 2/11/2015

Currently, there are 2 homes for sale in Rock Creek Forest, priced at $650,000 and $830,000. Both of them have been on the market for a while. 3 houses are under contract, and 3 single family homes are for rent.

The homes below are currently for sale on either the Chevy Chase or the Silver Spring side of the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. The top of the list features the newest listings.  (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Active Listings:

2714 Abilene Dr — $830,000. 1980s colonial with 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bath. All in all a good house with a few quirky features but nice space for the money. A block from Rock Creek Park. Large walk-out basement. Listed by Peek Properties. Days on market: 42
2511 Spencer Rd — $650,000.
1956 rambler with 3 br, 2 baths.  This one is a bit of a mystery as there are no pictures online and showing is restricted. Let’s us conclude it might not be in ideal shape and likely quite overpriced. Listed with Re/Max. Days on market: 133 (without price reduction)

Under Contract:

 2708 Colston Dr — Listed at $759,000. Scheduled to close on February 18. DOM: 6
[Contingent] 2602 SPENCER RD — Listed at $609,000. 3 br/1 bath colonial. DOM: 27
[Contingent]  — 8400 Farrell Dr. — Listed at $750,000.  DOM: 6

There are three single family homes for rent at the moment, ranging in price from $2,900 to $3,975.

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest MD Homes For Sale 3/7/2014

RCF Yard SnowUpdate for3/7/14: Finally, 2 new listings this week. The new one from last week already under contract. It’s March — this weekend, we’re setting the clocks to summer time, and there’s still snow everywhere!

All homes and condos in this post are currently for sale in the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. The top of the list features the newest listings, while those at the bottom have been on the market for a while. Marcie and Cati will be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). While most of these might not be our own listings, we’ve taken the time to inject our opinions on the condition, features, quirks and pricing. Full disclosure: Cati has lived (and sold real estate) in Rock Creek Forest for 8 years (after residing in NW Washington DC for the previous 11 years). (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Single Family Homes:

RCF home for sale NEW. 8019 Ellingson Dr — $1,199,500. 4 BR/3 full and 1 half bath. Terrific 20-year old home with great space and colorful vibes. Steps from Rock Creek Park, 2 blocks to Candy Cane City or stables. Listed with Long & Foster. (Photo courtesy of MRIS.) Days on Market: 0
 RCF townhouse for sale NEW. 2038 Derby Ridge Ln. $469,500. 3 BR/3 full and 1 half bath townhouse. Lovely home with renovated kitchen and other upgrades; FP; French doors to patio; backs to Rock Creek Park.  Listed with Abaris Realty. (Photo courtesy of MRIS.) Days on Market: 3
Rock Creek Forest Rambler for sale 8610 Grubb Rd —  REDUCED by $24k to $575,000. 5BR/2FB rambler right across from a park and the RCF Pool and Tennis Club. Steps to the Capital Crescent Trail. Move in condition. Renovated kitchen. Newer roof, gutters and windows. Nice deck out back. Listed with Coldwell Banker. Days on Market: 87

There also are two single family homes on the market for rent at the moment, for $2,550 and $2,895/month. Both are 3 bedroom ramblers.

Condos:

Rock Creek Gardens 2210 Washington Avenue- W-203 —  $274,900. (Original LP $285,000.) 2BR/1FB condo. 865 square feet. Fee: $385 per month. One of the larger units. Freshly painted, updated kitchen. Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 101
Rock Creek Gardens 2214 Washington Avenue- W-101 — $199,950. 1BR/1FB condo. 690 square feet. Fee: $483 per month. Fresh paint, refinished hardwood flooring and a nicely updated kitchen.Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 104
2213 Washington Avenue 2213 Washington Avenue- #W-203 — $255,800. 1BR/1FB. 709 square feet. Fee: $280 per month. (Orig. LP was $267,800). Beautifully remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Listed with RE/MAX. Days on Market: 137

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest MD Homes For Sale 2/28/2014

Rock Creek Forest sunset before snow stormUpdate for 2/28/14: It’s — still!!! — so cold outside. The spring market keeps us waiting, doesn’t it? One new listing. One price reduction. One new contract.

All homes and condos in this post are currently for sale in the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. The top of the list features the newest listings, while those at the bottom have been on the market for a while. Marcie and Cati will be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). While most of these might not be our own listings, we’ve taken the time to inject our opinions on the condition, features, quirks and pricing. Full disclosure: Cati has lived (and sold real estate) in Rock Creek Forest for 8 years (after residing in NW Washington DC for the previous 11 years). (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Single Family Homes:

Split level on Blaine NEW. 2306 Blaine Dr — $740,000. 3 BR/2 full and 1 half bath. Despite the unassuming exterior, a very light and lofty mid-century style home in nice shape.  Listed with Redfin. Days on Market: 1
Rock Creek Forest Rambler for sale 8610 Grubb Rd —  JUST REDUCED by $24k to $575,000. 5BR/2FB rambler right across from a park and the RCF Pool and Tennis Club. Steps to the Capital Crescent Trail. Move in condition. Renovated kitchen. Newer roof, gutters and windows. Nice deck out back. Listed with Coldwell Banker. Days on Market: 80

There also are two single family homes on the market for rent at the moment, for $2,700 and $2,895/month. Both are 3 bedroom ramblers.

Condos:

Rock Creek Gardens 2210 Washington Avenue- W-203 —  $274,900. (Original LP $285,000.) 2BR/1FB condo. 865 square feet. Fee: $385 per month. One of the larger units. Freshly painted, updated kitchen. Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 94
Rock Creek Gardens 2214 Washington Avenue- W-101 — $199,950. 1BR/1FB condo. 690 square feet. Fee: $483 per month. Fresh paint, refinished hardwood flooring and a nicely updated kitchen.Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 97
2213 Washington Avenue 2213 Washington Avenue- #W-203 — $255,800. 1BR/1FB. 709 square feet. Fee: $280 per month. (Orig. LP was $267,800). Beautifully remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Listed with RE/MAX. Days on Market: 130

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest MD Homes For Sale 2/21/2014

Rock Creek Park Update for 2/21/14:  One new listing (finally!). The abundance of recent MCPS snow days — unplanned “vacation” even for real estate parents — have forced us into a bit of hiatus as well. The good news, however, is that there hasn’t been an awful lot going on. (There were two other new listings since our last post, both of which sold pretty much right away.)  Also, there have been two closings. (Click here for the final prices.)

All homes and condos in this post are currently for sale in the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. The top of the list features the newest listings, while those at the bottom have been on the market for a while. Marcie and Cati will be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). While most of these might not be our own listings, we’ve taken the time to inject our opinions on the condition, features, quirks and pricing. Full disclosure: Cati has lived (and sold real estate) in Rock Creek Forest for 8 years (after residing in NW Washington DC for the previous 11 years). (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Single Family Homes:

8206 ellingson NEW. 8206 Ellingson Dr — $849,000. 4 BR/2 full and 2 half baths. Nicely renovated classic brick colonial, a block from Rock Creek Park as well as a block from the next Ride-On bus stop.  We will have a closer look over the weekend. (Current photo courtesy of MRIS.) Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 1
Rock Creek Forest Rambler for sale 8610 Grubb Rd —  $599,000. 5BR/2FB rambler right across from a park and the RCF Pool and Tennis Club. Steps to the Capital Crescent Trail. Move in condition. Renovated kitchen. Newer roof, gutters and windows. Nice deck out back. Listed with Coldwell Banker. Days on Market: 73

There also are two single family homes on the market for rent at the moment, for $2,700 and $2,895/month. Both are 3 bedroom ramblers.

Condos:

Rock Creek Gardens 2210 Washington Avenue- W-203 — REDUCED by $10k to $274,900. 2BR/1FB condo. 865 square feet. Fee: $385 per month. One of the larger units. Freshly painted, updated kitchen. Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 87
Rock Creek Gardens 2214 Washington Avenue- W-101 — $199,950. 1BR/1FB condo. 690 square feet. Fee: $483 per month. Fresh paint, refinished hardwood flooring and a nicely updated kitchen.Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 90
2213 Washington Avenue 2213 Washington Avenue- #W-203 — $255,800. 1BR/1FB. 709 square feet. Fee: $280 per month. (Orig. LP was $267,800). Beautifully remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Listed with RE/MAX. Days on Market: 123
8331 Grubb Road 8331 Grubb Rd- #G-301 — $265,000.  2BR/1FB. At 843 square feet, a smaller 2BR unit. Fee: $388.62 per month. Overall in nice shape, with an updated kitchen. (Orig. LP was $285,000.)  Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 146

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Colonial Village DC Homes For Sale 2/19/2014

A belated Update for February 19th, 2014.  No new listings. One price reduction. Currently, there are three homes under contract. You can follow them here.

All homes and condos in this post are currently for sale in the Colonial Village neighborhood of Washington, DC. The top of the list features the newest listings. We usually update this post every Sunday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming. While most of these might not be our own listings, we’ve taken the time to inject our opinions on the condition, features, quirks and pricing. Cati has lived (and sold real estate) in Rock Creek Forest and Colonial Village for 8 years (after residing in NW Washington DC for the previous 11 years). If you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Homes Currently On The Market in Colonial Village:

Colonial Village DC home for sale 2254 Sudbury Rd NW — PRICE REDUCED to $924,900.
(Original LP: $980,000.) MCM-style home, beautifully renovated with great design choices for kitchen and baths. Nice open spaces on main level, large rec room and guest suite on lower. Price reflects updates, but on high end for size of home. 4BR/3FB on a  7,877 s.f. lot. A block from Parkway Deli and RCF Sports. Perched against Rock Creek Park. Listed with Citylights Realty Group. Days on Market: 72
Home for sale in Colonial Village Portal Estates Washington DC 1715 Tamarack St NW — $769,000.
(Original LP: $799,000.) This one could use some loving, but it wouldn’t take much to spruce it up. 4BR/3FB on a large 8,999 s.f. lot. The challenge is the bedroom placement, with 2 on the main floor and another 2 in the lower level. For some, just perfect. For others, not so much. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 115
Large home in Colonial Village DC 2125 Yorktown Rd NW — $1,399,000.
(Original LP: $1,599,000.) Over 5,000 s.f of living space. This one is just big!  4-car tandem garage, private in-saw suite (separate entrance), and a gas-burning fireplace. Did we mention that it backs to Rock Creek Park! Recent $100K price reduction. Listed with our own Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc. Days on Market: 126
Remodeled home for sale in Colonial Village DC POSSIBLY COMING BACK: 1709 Kalmia Rd NW — Officially showing as “WITHDRAWN.” Not sure why. Last price was $1,287,500.
5 BR/3.5 Baths. Lovely renovation with lots of nice touches. House is perched quite high on the hill, so the views are magnificent. Nice kitchen opening to family room. Attached garage. Recent price reduction. Listed with John C. Formant Real Estate. Days on Market: 138

There is one single family home on the market for rent right now, a 3 bedroom/3 bath rambler for $3,500/month on Primrose St near the District line.

To see all Colonial Village/Shepherd Park listings on a map, please click HERE.

To see a list and descriptions of homes that already sold in 2014 in Colonial Village, please click here.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Colonial Village, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest MD Homes for Sale Update 12/27/13

Renovations at RCF ESHappy Holidays, neighbors! This is a slightly dated picture of the Rock Creek Forest ES renovation. As you know, it’s looking decidedly more barren these days. Now to our update for 12/27/13: Nothing new to report. Nada. Zilch. Not unexpected during this holiday week. Happy New Year to all!

All homes and condos in this post are currently for sale in the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. The top of the list features the newest listings, while those at the bottom have been on the market for a while. Marcie and Cati will be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). While most of these might not be our own listings, we’ve taken the time to inject our opinions on the condition, features, quirks and pricing. Full disclosure: Cati has lived (and sold real estate) in Rock Creek Forest for 8 years (after residing in NW Washington DC for the previous 11 years). (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Single Family Homes:

Rock Creek Forest Rambler for sale 8610 Grubb Rd, $619,000
5BR/2FB rambler right across from a park and the RCF Pool and Tennis Club. Steps to the Capital Crescent Trail. Move in condition. Renovated kitchen. Newer roof, gutters and windows. Nice deck out back. Listed with Coldwell Banker. Days on Market: 25
2811 Blaine 2811 Blaine Drive, $675,000
UNDER CONTRACT W/ 72-hr KICK-OUT. 3BR/3FB sunny rambler in a fantastic location, right near the stables. Move in condition. Updated kitchen. Nice walk-out basement with loads of storage. Attached garage and great deck out back. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 33
2709 Blaine 2709 Blaine Drive, $735,000
4BR/2FB/1HB. Standard colonial on pretty part of Blaine Drive. Loads of room in this house. Updated kitchen with granite. Paneled office. Retro tiki-bar in the basement (what’s not to love!). Beautiful tree out back. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 85

There also are four single family homes on the market for rent at the moment, ranging from $2,500 for a smaller 3 br/1.5 bath rambler to $3,900 for a 5 bedroom/3.5 bath newer home on a quiet block near Rock Creek Park.

Condos:

Rock Creek Gardens 2210 Washington Avenue- W-203, $285,000
2BR/1FB condo. 865 square feet. Fee: $385 per month. One of the larger units. Freshly painted, updated kitchen. Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 31
Rock Creek Gardens 2214 Washington Avenue- W-101, $199,950
1BR/1FB condo. 690 square feet. Fee: $483 per month. Fresh paint, refinished hardwood flooring and a nicely updated kitchen.Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 34
Rock Creek Gardens 2 2212 Washington Avenue- #W-204, $275,000
1BR/1FB. In our opinion, the best deal to be had at the moment. 1,145 square feet. Fee: $483/mo. Gorgeous 2-story unit with wood burning fireplace, hardwood flooring, and large bonus loft space. In-unit W/D.Listed with Ling & Foster. Days on Market: 39
2213 Washington Avenue 2213 Washington Avenue- #W-203 , $260,800
1BR/1FB. 709 square feet. Fee: $280 per month. Beautifully remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Listed with Remax. Days on Market: 73
8331 Grubb Road 8331 Grubb Rd- #G-301 , $265,000
Reduced by $10k. 2BR/1FB. At 843 square feet, a smaller 2BR unit. Fee: $388.62 per month. Nicely remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Recent small price drop. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 94

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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Rock Creek Forest Homes For Sale Update 12/13/2013

Chevy Chase Stables after the first snow dayUpdate for 12/13/13. No new listings. One price reduction. 1 newly under contract since last week (but we’re leaving it on the list because the contract has a 72-hour kick-out clause as long as the buyer hasn’t sold their old home).

All homes and condos in this post are currently for sale in the Rock Creek Forest neighborhood. The top of the list features the newest listings, while those at the bottom have been on the market for a while. Marcie and Cati will be updating this post every Friday, so be sure to check back to see what’s new, what’s gone, & what might be coming (and check out the date up top… if it’s not current, neither is this information!). While most of these might not be our own listings, we’ve taken the time to inject our opinions on the condition, features, quirks and pricing. Full disclosure: Cati has lived (and sold real estate) in Rock Creek Forest for 8 years (after residing in NW Washington DC for the previous 11 years). (More about why this neighborhood is one of the DC suburbs’ best kept secrets here.) And if you have a question or want to chat, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at anytime!

Single Family Homes:

Rock Creek Forest Rambler for sale 8610 Grubb Rd, $619,000
5BR/2FB rambler right across from a park and the RCF Pool and Tennis Club. Steps to the Capital Crescent Trail. Move in condition. Renovated kitchen. Newer roof, gutters and windows. Nice deck out back. Listed with Coldwell Banker. Days on Market: 11
2811 Blaine 2811 Blaine Drive, $675,000
UNDER CONTRACT W/ 72-hr KICK-OUT. 3BR/3FB sunny rambler in a fantastic location, right near the stables. Move in condition. Updated kitchen. Nice walk-out basement with loads of storage. Attached garage and great deck out back. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 33
2709 Blaine 2709 Blaine Drive, $735,000
4BR/2FB/1HB. Standard colonial on pretty part of Blaine Drive. Loads of room in this house. Updated kitchen with granite. Paneled office. Retro tiki-bar in the basement (what’s not to love!). Beautiful tree out back. Recent $14K price drop. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 71

There also are four single family homes on the market for rent at the moment, ranging from $2,500 for a smaller 3 br/1.5 bath rambler to $3,900 for a 5 bedroom/3.5 bath newer home on a quiet block near Rock Creek Park.

Condos:

Rock Creek Gardens 2210 Washington Avenue- W-203, $285,000
2BR/1FB condo. 865 square feet. Fee: $385 per month. One of the larger units. Freshly painted, updated kitchen. Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 17
Rock Creek Gardens 2214 Washington Avenue- W-101, $199,950
1BR/1FB condo. 690 square feet. Fee: $483 per month. Fresh paint, refinished hardwood flooring and a nicely updated kitchen.Listed with Cottage Street Realty. Days on Market: 20
Rock Creek Gardens 2 2212 Washington Avenue- #W-204, $275,000
REDUCED by $15k. 1BR/1FB. In our opinion, the best deal to be had at the moment. 1,145 square feet. Fee: $483,000. Gorgeous 2-story unit with wood burning fireplace, hardwood flooring, and large bonus loft space. In-unit W/D.Listed with Ling & Foster. Days on Market: 25
2213 Washington Avenue 2213 Washington Avenue- #W-203 , $260,800
1BR/1FB. 709 square feet. Fee: $280 per month. Beautifully remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Recent $7K price drop.Listed with Remax. Days on Market: 59
8331 Grubb Road 8331 Grubb Rd- #G-301 , $275,000
2BR/1FB. At 843 square feet, a smaller 2br unit. Fee: $388.62 per month. Nicely remodeled with sparkling kitchen and shiny bathroom. Pretty cabinets. Lots of sunshine. Not sure why this one is still around? Recent small price drop. Listed with Long & Foster. Days on Market: 80

To see all Rock Creek Forest listings on a map, please click HERE.

And, if you would prefer to break outside the confines of Rock Creek Forest, take a look at the listings below. We work throughout Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, Takoma Park and DC.

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