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4805 Dorset Ave

$2,400,000 4805 DORSET AVENUE, CHEVY CHASE, MD 20815
One of the most significant historic homes in the Town of Somerset. Built by Somerset's first Mayor in 1893, this distinctive residence has been lovingly restored and thoughtfully expanded over the years. There are extraordinarily high ceilings, exquisite architectural details, custom mill work, walls of windows with stunning views, heart pine floors, and state of the art modern amenities. The welcoming front porch and antique double door are gateways to the impressive foyer with its grand staircase. This remarkable home boasts a formal light filled living room with fireplace, library with custom built-ins and bay window, gorgeous renovated kitchen with an island and butler's pantry, sun-drenched breakfast room with skylight and a comfortable family room with media wall and French doors to the deck and sports court. The huge well appointed home office with its built-in desk area and serene views completes the main level. The second level offers a sensational master suite with a luxurious bath, walls of closets, sitting/exercise room with vaulted ceilings and screened porch with treetop views. There are two additional bedrooms, hall bath and a spiral staircase to the third level retreat with a bedroom, sitting area and full bath. There is a playroom and large storage room on the lower level. The private lushly landscaped garden is the perfect setting for entertaining or play. The Town of Somerset offers a community swimming pool, tennis courts, batting cage, and basketball hoops. It is a short walk to both Metro and the Crescent Trail. This is truly a once in a generation opportunity.
  • Sold
  • 4
  • 4
  • 1900
    Year Built
  • 5,200 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 5,200 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.28 Acres
  • MLS® ID: MDMC707938
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Neighborhood: Town Of Somerset
  • Architecture Styles: Colonial
  • View Description: Garden/Lawn
  • Elementary School:SOMERSET
  • Middle School: WESTLAND


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Fireplace: Mantel(s), Marble
  • Appliances: Cooktop, Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer
  • Other Interior Features: Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Moldings, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Primary Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Soaking Tub, Spiral Staircase, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors

Exterior & Building

  • Water Source: Public
  • Parking: Paved Parking
  • Heat Type: Forced Air, Zoned, Radiator
  • Air Conditioning: Central A/C
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Brick
  • Other Exterior Features: Sidewalks


  • Sales Price: $2,400,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $20,899
  • Zoning: R60

4805 Dorset Ave

The Neighborhood:
Town Of Somerset

Publishes a monthly town journal, and has its own swimming pool, town hall, and tennis courts.

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