5221 Massachusetts Avenue

Bethesda, MD 20816

1/2 Bath
4,900 Sq. Ft.
$366 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

MLS #MDMC680862
Year Built1938
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Fee Simple
Lot Size0.33 AC / 14,497 SF
Taxes$10,957 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyMontgomery County

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Property Details for 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

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Fee Simple
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County Name


What a treasure. Enjoy backyard parties and quiet evenings in your own resort-like property. Host large dinner parties in your banquet-sized dining room. This home has location and amenities too numerous to list. Exquisitely expanded Mediterranean style entertainer's paradise, just steps from Westmoreland Circle. Ideally situated on an amazing 14,000+ square foot lot landscaped for privacy, this five bedroom, four full and one half bath home is a stunning oasis sprawling over nearly 5,000 finished... square feet. Guests will feel like they are entering a European villa with lush landscaping, paved motor court, and Spanish tiled roof. The expansive front porch with slate tile, brick, and rich wood hints to the luxurious comfort within. The exceptional design and styling of the home is perfectly suited for living and entertaining. Unwind from hectic days in the magnificent outdoor space that will surely be a favorite way to spend your downtime. The luxurious pool with swim-up bar, koi pond with stone waterfall feature, flowering trees, brick patio, and screened porch set the scene for a lifetime of memories. Whole-house generator creates owner peace-of-mind. This is a "must tour" property located in the Bethesda subdivision of Westgate, a delightful community in the heart of everything. Surrounded by green spaces and commuting conveniences, residents get the best of both worlds. Amenities abound in nearby Spring Valley and Friendship heights. Welcome home to 5221 Massachusetts Avenue.


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  1. Dana Rice

    Listing Agent



    P: 202.669.6908

Building Information for 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

Stories-Year Built1938Building Size-Lot Size0.33 AC / 14,497 SF

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$7,369 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

Interior / Building / Parking / Property Information
    Interior Details
  • Tax Total Finished SQFT: 4149
  • Above Grade Fin SQFT: 3750
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Above Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Above Grade Unfin SQFT: 612
  • Total Finished SQFT: 4900
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven - Wall, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer - Front Loading
  • Fireplace Features: Mantel(s)
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces Count: 2
  • Central Air: Yes
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C
  • Heating: Yes
  • Heating Type: Heat Pump(s)
  • Interior Features: Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Master Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Wet/Dry Bar, Wine Storage, Wood Floors
  • Laundry Type: Upper Floor
  • Window Features: Bay/Bow, Replacement
  • Room and Floor: Bathrooms Full-Upper Level 1-3, Bathrooms Half-Main Level-1, Bedrooms-Upper Level 1-4, Bedrooms-Lower Level 1-1, Bathrooms Full-Lower Level 1-1
    Parking Information
  • Num of Attached Garage Spaces: 2
  • Carport Spaces Count: 2
  • Total Garage Spaces: 2
  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Features: Garage - Front Entry, Additional Storage Area, Garage Door Opener, Inside Access, Oversized
  • Parking Features: Paved Parking, Private
  • Type Of Parking: Attached Garage, Driveway, Detached Carport
  • Total Non-Garage Parking Spaces: 4
    Pool / Spa Information
  • Pool: Yes - Personal
  • Personal Pool Features: Fenced, Filtered, In Ground
    Location Information
  • In City Limits: No
  • Directions: Located on Massachusetts Ave just off of Westmorland Cir
  • Historic: No
  • 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
    Building Information
  • Accessibility Features: None
  • Construction Materials: Combination
  • New Construction: No
  • Exterior Features: BBQ Grill, Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting
  • Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Balcony, Patio(s), Porch(es), Terrace, Screened
  • Levels Count: 3+
  • Story List: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1
  • Year Major Reno Remodel: 2008
    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: Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Poolside, Private, Premium, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Lot SQFT: 14497
  • Lot Size Acres: .33
  • Navigable Water: No
  • Senior Community: No
  • Zoning: R60
  • Age: 1938.0
    Utilities Information
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Refuse Fee: $416
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water Source: Public
Room Information
  • Basement Type: Fully Finished, Interior Access
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT: 1150
  • Below Grade Fin SQFT Source: Estimated
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT: 84
  • Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source: Estimated
    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: 5
  • Bedrooms Count All Lower Levels: 1
  • Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels: 4
  • Bedrooms Count Lower Level 1: 1
  • 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, Family Room, Den, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Laundry, Recreation Room, Storage Room, Utility Room, Bathroom 2, Bathroom 3, Master Bathroom, Full Bath, Half Bath, Screened Porch
Tax / Assessment / Sale Information
    Tax / Assessment Information
  • County Tax: $10,280
  • Tax Annual Amount: $10,957
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Tax ID Number: 160700417238
  • Year Assessed: 2019
  • Improvement Assessed Value: $392,400
  • Land Assessed Value: $511,300
  • Tax Assessed Value: $922,767
    Sale Information
  • Possession: Negotiable
  • Prospects Excluded: No
  • Sale Type: Standard
  • Vacation Rental: No

Property History for 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Oct 4, 2019Listed (Active)


Oct 2, 2002Closed

Public Record #102574167

Aug 30, 2002Closed


DateEvent & SourcePrice
Listed (Active)



Public Record #102574167




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

Public Records for 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

Taxable ValueLand-Additions-Total-
Tax Record2019$10,147
Home Facts
Baths3.5Finished Sq.Ft.3,757 SqFtStories2Lot Size14,497 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1938ZoningR60CountyMONTGOMERY

Schools near 5221 Massachusetts Avenue

Westbrook Elementary SchoolPublicPK-50.3 mi
Westland Middle SchoolPublic6-80.6 mi
Little Flower SchoolPrivatePK-80.7 mi
Washington Episcopal SchoolPrivatePK-80.9 mi

Westbrook Elementary School

PK-5, 0.3 mi, Public


Westland Middle School

6-8, 0.6 mi, Public


Little Flower School

PK-8, 0.7 mi, Private


Washington Episcopal School

PK-8, 0.9 mi, Private


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5221 Massachusetts Avenue is a single family home for sale in Bethesda, MD 20816. This property was listed for sale on October 4, 2019 by Compass at $1,795,000. It has been on the market for a total of 70 days and was last sold on October 2, 2002. Nearby schools include Alternative Programs, Longview School and Stephen Knolls School. 5221 Massachusetts Avenue is a 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,900 sqft single family home built in 1938.

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