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Most expensive homes in Bethesda, MD

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The pandemic is simply no match for the eagerness of those in the Maryland housing market to move forward and realize their real estate goals. Focusing on Bethesda, MD, even as home values went up by 6% compared to the previous year, over 200 homes were still sold here, compared to last year’s 144.

Moreover, the July 2021 Luxury Market Report by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing took note of the vigorous sellers’ market in Montgomery County, MD, with single-family homes getting sold within only six days at a median selling price of more than $1.5 million.

Being the highly sought-after area that it is, luxury homes in Bethesda, MD command high values. But these steep price tags also come with excellent locations, magnificent views, spacious interiors, and top-of-the-line amenities, among many other add-ons to the deluxe package.

To know how Bethesda defines luxury, check out five of the most expensive homes found here.

7120 Fairfax Road

Just a few minutes away from Downtown Bethesda, this $5.5 million property marries luxurious living and convenience. Beautifully landscaped on one of the most desirable streets in Bethesda, this half-acre property is the perfect home for living and entertaining. It features 6 bedrooms, a stunning gallery-style foyer, a high-ceilinged living room with a gas fireplace, a complete gourmet kitchen, extensive storage spaces, and even a hidden library.

This Nantucket-style shingle home offers quick access to Bethesda’s dining and retail scene without sacrificing the intimacy of a gorgeous yet homey space.

9121 Burdette Road

Magnificence is embodied by this $5.5 million property. An expansive lot surrounded by natural beauty, spectacular landscaping, and the exclusivity of a gated entry define this home. Highlights of this stucco home include 5 bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms designed with impeccable craftsmanship, multiple patios and exquisite gardens, a glamorous dining area and chef’s kitchen, and a large wine cellar. The fully-fenced property features a main house and a separate cottage, making the home ideal for entertaining friends and family in an expansive space.

6699 MacArthur Boulevard

In September 2020, this stunning brick mansion was sold for $15 million. Situated on the highest vantage point overlooking the Potomac River, the property had spectacular 180-degree views of the area which made the home highly valuable.

The home features six bedrooms, eight full and partial bathrooms, six fireplaces, a personal spa, pool, home gym, and even a wine cellar.

8905 Holly Leaf Lane

Currently on the market, this particular property is a one-of-a-kind 17,800-square feet estate. It features eight bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a stylish and modern kitchen, a 5-car garage, a pool and pool house, a guest house, as well as various entertainment and fitness spaces. Luxurious living is embodied by this elegant $11 million property.

5517 Pembroke Road

Tasteful interiors and impeccable landscaping define this 1.5-acre property. The expansive mansion, which features 6 bedrooms, thirteen bathrooms, an 8-car garage, gourmet chef kitchen, a heated pool and pool house, as well as a world-class wine cellar, was sold for $11 million in 2020.

Present conditions make today the most ideal time to put luxury properties on the Bethesda real estate market. For guidance on how to get the most out of your property, contact the experienced Bethesda real estate agents of Heller Coley Reed of Long & Foster at 301.674.2829 or 240.800.5155, or email HellerColeyReed(at)gmail(dotted)com.