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$1,252,000

701 Ritchie Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910

5 Beds
4 Baths
2,715 Sq.Ft.
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Property Description

A Rare Find! This expansive and elegant 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home - boasting an incredibly deep lot and handy detached carriage house - is nestled in the heart of vibrant and friendly East Silver Spring. Originally built circa 1918, this home has a rich history, having long ago been a neighborhood store before being transformed into the current residential masterpiece. With its historic facade and timeless charm, this home retains its original character while seamlessly integrating modern amenities.Crafted in a thoughtfully expanded craftsman-style expanded farmhouse design, this home welcomes you with an enchanting covered front porch, evoking a sense of warmth from the moment you arrive. Step inside to discover the sun-filled living room adorned with dentil molding and recessed lighting, seamlessly flowing into the open dining room. Continuing beyond this elegant formal dining space, you'll find the inviting family room, featuring a cozy gas fireplace, TV nook, and convenient access to the back patio. The family room effortlessly transitions into the gourmet kitchen and bay-windowed breakfast room. The spacious chef's kitchen has quartz counters, wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, a walk-in pantry, ample prep space, and a bright breakfast room offering views of the backyard. Adjacent to the family room is a convenient mudroom/laundry area with an exterior entrance and powder room. Completing the main level is a bedroom and a full bathroom, providing versatility and convenience.Upstairs, the second level hosts four large bedrooms and two full bathrooms with double vanities, including the generous primary bedroom suite. The suite features wall-to-wall carpeting, a walk-in closet, and two additional wall closets, providing ample storage space. The en suite bathroom boasts a jetted, corner soaking tub, and a separate shower, adding a touch of luxury to your daily routine. One of the secondary bedrooms also features a walk-in closet, enhancing the functionality of the space.The lower level offers copious storage space and a convenient side exit, catering to your storage needs and providing ease of access. Additionally, the detached carriage house features a versatile gym on its main level, in addition to the garage space, _and_ a bonus room on the upper level. Both the gym and the bonus room have separate heating/AC units, offering flexibility and comfort.Outside, you'll be enchanted by the picturesque and expansive fenced backyard, showcasing a remarkable variety of mature plantings, a deck, stone patio, and paved and graveled pathways. The stone patio provides the perfect setting for outdoor entertaining, while the spacious yard offers plenty of room to roam and play, creating a truly special backyard oasis. Additional features include a potting shed, private driveway, and a one-car garage, adding convenience and functionality to this exceptional property.Enjoy living in this friendly neighborhood - this location offers all the allure and convenience of this very special area. East Silver Spring's warm sense of community and ready access to schools, parks, shopping, restaurants, transit and entertainment in both vibrant downtown Silver Spring and eclectic Takoma Park is not to be missed - see you there!
A Rare Find! This expansive and elegant 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home - boasting an incredibly deep lot and handy detached carriage house - is nestled in the heart of vibrant and friendly East Silver Spring. Originally built circa 1918, this home has a rich history, having long ago been a neighborhood store before being transformed into the current residential masterpiece. With its historic facade and timeless charm, this home retains its original character while seamlessly integrating modern amenities.Crafted in a thoughtfully expanded craftsman-style expanded farmhouse design, this home welcomes you with an enchanting covered front porch, evoking a sense of warmth from the moment you arrive. Step inside to discover the sun-filled living room adorned with dentil molding and recessed lightin...
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Interior

Full Bathrooms
3 Full Baths
Half Bathrooms
1
Laundry Room
Main Level
Flooring
Wood
Fireplace
Gas
Appliances
Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Refrigerator, Gas Oven, Gas Range, Washer
Other Interior Features
Eat-in Kitchen, Pantry, Walk-In Closet(s)

Area & Lot

Lot Size
10,000 Sq.Ft.
MLS® ID
MDMC2123318
Type
Residential
Year Built
1918
Neighborhood
SILVER SPRING
Architecture Styles
Federal, Farmhouse/National Folk
Elementary School
EAST SILVER SPRING
Middle School
TAKOMA EDUCATIONAL CAMPUS
High School
MONTGOMERY BLAIR
School District
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Exterior & Building

Stories
3
Garage Spaces
1.0
Water Source
Public
Parking
Garage Door Opener, Off Street, Detached
Heat Type
Forced Air, Natural Gas
Air Conditioning
Central Air, Ceiling Fan(s)
Sewer
Public Sewer
Substructure
Slab

Finance

Reduced Price
Price Upon Request
Real Estate Taxes
$11,989/yr
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