5212 Portsmouth Road

Bethesda, MD 20816

1/2 Bath
4,285 Sq. Ft.
$385 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 5212 Portsmouth Road

MLS #MDMC688734
Year Built1961
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size0.14 AC / 6,301 SF
Taxes$13,057 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyMontgomery County

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Property Details for 5212 Portsmouth Road

Legal Subdivision
Fee Simple
Structure Type
Garage and Parking Spaces
County Name


Ideally located in Westmoreland Hills, this charming colonial offers the perfect blend of small-town ambiance with the convenience of nearby city living. The main level features a number of spacious rooms, including an elegant living room, a formal dining room, and a welcoming sunroom with oversized windows and a vaulted ceiling with skylights. The upper-level highlights 4 BDS and 3 BAs, including a luxurious master suite with ample closet storage and an oversized ensuite bath with his/her vanities,... walk-in shower, and a soaking tub. The walk-out LL offers new wall to wall carpeting, an oversized recreation room with fireplace, a fifth potential bedroom that could serve as an au pair/in-law suite, full bath, and ample opportunities for storage. Situated steps from the neighborhood park, the Capital Crescent Trail, and blocks from Spring Valley Shopping Center (Starbucks, Millie's, Wagshal's etc.) this home poses as an ideal location being a quick drive to downtown DC, Bethesda or Chevy Chase.


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  1. Hans Wydler

    Listing Agent


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Building Information for 5212 Portsmouth Road

Stories-Year Built1961Building Size-Lot Size0.14 AC / 6,301 SF

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$7,023 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 5212 Portsmouth Road

Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Details
  • Virtual Tour URL Unbranded: http://tour.homevisit.com/mls/282770
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 3274
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 2856
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Total Finished SQFT: 4285
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven - Double, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Dryer
  • Fireplace Features: Mantel(s), BrickFirePl
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces Count: 3
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood, Carpet
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Forced Air
  • Interior Features: Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Master Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Store/Office, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Wood Floors
  • Window Features: Bay/Bow
  • Room and Floor: Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-3, Bathrooms Half-Main Level-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-4, Bathrooms Full-Lower Level 1-1
    Parking Information
  • Num of Attached Garage Spaces: 1
  • Total Garage Spaces: 1
  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Features: Garage - Front Entry
  • Type Of Parking: Attached Garage
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: No Pool
    Location Information
  • In City Limits: No
  • Directions: Head southwest on Western Ave NW toward Worthington Dr. At Westmoreland Cir NW, take the 1st exit onto Massachusetts Ave. Turn left onto Duvall Dr. Turn right onto Elliott Rd. Turn right onto Farrington Rd. Farrington Rd turns slightly left and becomes Portsmouth Rd.
  • Sub System Locale: BRIGHT_MAIN
  • System Locale: BRIGHT
  • Tidal Water: No
  • Water View: No
  • Water Access: No
  • Water Oriented: No
  • Waterfront: No
    School Information
  • School District County ID: 121138126809
  • Elementary School: WESTBROOK (MONTGOMERY MD)
  • Middle Or Junior School: WESTLAND (MONTGOMERY MD)
    Building Information
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Other, Brick
  • New Construction: No
  • Exterior Features: Play Area
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Deck(s)
  • Levels Count: 3+
  • Story List: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1
    Green Information
  • Clean Green Assessed: No
    Association Information
  • Condo Coop Association: No
  • HOA: No
    Property Information
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Fencing: Rear
  • Land Use Code: 011
  • Lot Features: Private
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 6301
  • Lot Size Acres: .14
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: R60
  • Age: 1961.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Refuse Fee: $416
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public
Room Information
  • Basement Type: Full
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 1429
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
    Bathroom Counts
  • Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels: 3
  • Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1.00
  • Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3.00
    Bathroom Information
  • Bathrooms Full: 4
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 5
    Bedroom Information
  • Bedrooms Count: 4
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 4
  • Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 4
    Full Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels: 1
  • Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels: 3
  • Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1: 1
  • Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 3
    Half Bathrooms
  • Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
  • Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Study, Sun/Florida Room, Recreation Room, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Master Bathroom
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • County Tax: $12,536
  • Tax Annual Amount: $13,057
  • Tax Lot: 33
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Tax ID Number: 160700546898
  • Year Assessed: 2019
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $470,000
  • Land Assessed Value: $676,600
  • Tax Assessed Value: $1,136,900
    Sale Information
  • Disclosures: Prop Disclosure
  • Front Foot Fee: $0
  • Front Foot Fee Payment Frequency: Annually
  • Possession: Negotiable
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 5212 Portsmouth Road

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Dec 4, 2019Listed (Active)


DateEvent & SourcePrice
Listed (Active)



For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 5212 Portsmouth Road

Taxable ValueLand$676,600Additions$460,300Total$1,136,900
Tax Record2019$12,357
Home Facts
Baths3.5Finished Sq.Ft.2,874 SqFtStories2Lot Size6,301 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1961ZoningR60CountyMONTGOMERY

Schools near 5212 Portsmouth Road

Westbrook Elementary SchoolPublicPK-50.4 mi
Westland Middle SchoolPublic6-80.6 mi
Little Flower SchoolPrivatePK-80.6 mi
Washington Waldorf SchoolPrivatePK-120.8 mi

Westbrook Elementary School

PK-5, 0.4 mi, Public


Westland Middle School

6-8, 0.6 mi, Public


Little Flower School

PK-8, 0.6 mi, Private


Washington Waldorf School

PK-12, 0.8 mi, Private


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5212 Portsmouth Road is a single family home for sale in Bethesda, MD 20816. This property was listed for sale on December 4, 2019 by Compass at $1,650,000. Nearby schools include Alternative Programs, Longview School and Stephen Knolls School. 5212 Portsmouth Road is a 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,285 sqft single family home built in 1961.

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