Condos for Sale in Somerset Elementary School District, Montgomery Co.

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Capital Properties DC AB15253

Somerset Elementary School is a highly rated, public school located in Chevy Chase MD. It has 500 students in grades PK, K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.  Somerset ES was remodeled about 10 years ago and sits in a quiet neighborhood just off Wisconsin Avenue at 5811 Warwick Place, Chevy Chase, MD 20815.

Despite its location in an upscale single family neighborhood, Somerset is also the local school for a number of condos in Friendship Heights and close in Chevy Chase, such as the Willoughby, the Elizabeth, Kenwood Forest, and Bradley House. 

Here is information about some of the condos, in alphabetical order, that feed into Somerset Elementary. 

The Bradley House Condos are located at 4800 Chevy Chase Drive, right next to the Norwood Park. This is a small building with only 42 condos and surface parking. Built in 1962, it has a common laundry room and no front desk. All utilities, parking and a storage area are included in the condo fee! You will love the prime location of this unit, walking distance to Bethesda Row with great shopping and restaurants, only blocks to the Metro, and nearby Norwood Park provides great exercise and green space, along with the Capital Crescent Trail for easy access into Georgetown! The building is pet friendly although size restricted.  Here is a link for more information about the Bradley House Condos and what is for sale there at present. 

The Carleton is a smaller elegant building in the heart of Friendship Heights with a doorman who greets you by name. This luxurious building at 4550 N Park has a great 24 hour front desk and a heated outdoor pool. You can walk to the Metro, Whole Foods, and lots of shops like Bloomingdale’s and Tiffany. There is ample parking, extra storage, and each condo has a washer and dryer in the unit.  To get all the information on the Carleton, just click here. 

Further into Chevy Chase you might look at the Elizabeth or 4620 N Park.  

Chevy Chase Park Condos are a small community of condos backing to Norwood Park at the edge of downtown Bethesda. The garden style apartments, located on a quiet street, offer an alternative to the high rise buildings in Bethesda which have become so prevalent. This pet friendly community has off street parking, extra storage and low condo fees. Built in 1947, it is similar to its neighbor, Kenwood Forest, in construction materials and style.  To get more information about Chevy Chase Park and the current availabiity, click here.

4720 Chevy Chase Drive is a small building of 34 mid century modern units built in 1962 at about the same time as the Bradley House Condos. The building backs to Norwood Park and the units have lovely views from their balconies. You have your choice of 3 bedrooms with 1332 to 1571 square feet to one bedroom 832 square foot units. The building is pet friendly with size restriction and shared laundry facilities. Click here for more information about this building. 

The Kenwood in Bethesda is a  tall condo building which was built in 1980. Located on River Road, the condos here have great views of the communities which surround it. The Kenwood has an outdoor pool, terraces, grills, a party room, gym, lots of parking, extra storage and a great staff! With balconies or terraces, you will always have access to the outside!    To find out more information about the Kenwood and what is available there now, just click here.

The Kenwood House is a small co-op building built in 1962 with five floors and approximately 70 units in total. Located on Dorset Avenue at the entrance to the Kenwood community, the Kenwood House sits quietly between Little Falls and the Capital Crescent Trail. In the rear of the building are the sports fields of Washington Episcopal Day School, so from every window of Kenwood House are lovely views of trees and green space. The Kenwood House offers traditional floorplans with enclosed kitchens and good sized bedrooms.  To find out more information about Kenwood House and what is available there now, just click here.

The luxurious Somerset Condos in Friendship Heights are a perfect place to call home! You have a choice of three buildings, surrounded by 17 acres of green space and amenities like an indoor pool, tennis courts, handball courts, outdoor pool and spa, gate house and door man. You can to Cartier and Tiffany, Saks 5th Ave, Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods, your choice of restaurants from Clyde’s to Sushi-Ko, and the metro! Homes at Somerset House tend to be in the million dollar price point.  To find out more about Somerset House and what is available in one of the three buildings, click here

The Willoughby Condos in Friendship Heights is loved for its amenities, location close to shops and restaurants, and well priced condo units. The Willoughby of Chevy Chase Condominium is the largest residential building in the Friendship Heights neighborhood. In fact, the Willoughby is so big that it has two addresses. You can live at 4515 Willard Avenue or 5500 Friendship Boulevard – with entrances at each side. Choose from 815 one-, two- and three-bedrooms and two sizes of studio.  For all the information about the Willoughby, just click here.


I have been a realtor for over 33 years, specializing in helping buyers and sellers with all their Bethesda and Northwest Washington real estate needs. In addition to being a realtor with many years experience in all kinds of markets – the good, the bad and the ugly, I also am an attorney admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia.  While I no longer practice as such, I think that my years of experience as a lawyer also work to the advantage of my clients.

In addition to a deep knowledge of the market and the ins and outs of the real estate transaction, I bring to my sellers a real commitment to technology in general and its absolute necessity in marketing properties.  My buyer clients also benefit from my technology skills because I am constantly searching all the hidden corners of the real estate market looking for that perfect home for them.  If you want an agent who always puts your interests first, then you should call me and set up a time for a cup of coffee and conversation.  Lets talk!  I am at 240-401-5577 or   Looking forward to talking with you!

Comments (16)

Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Lise... good schools always attract home buyers, even if they don't have school aged children. When I have buyers who say they don't care about the schools, I explain to them why they should.

Nov 27, 2022 06:21 AM
Eric Bouler
Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La. - New Orleans, LA
Listening to your Needs

Interesting Blog you did on Sunday. Have a great year in 2023.

Nov 27, 2022 06:25 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Looks like there are lots of options in this school district for condos Lise, and buyers who would like this area will benefit reading this post!

Nov 27, 2022 06:32 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Nina Hollander, Broker - I agree with you that it is important to buy in as good a school district as you can afford! 

Nov 27, 2022 06:39 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Eric Bouler - thanks for visiting and your kind comments - have a great week to come 

Nov 27, 2022 06:40 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 - there are lots of good condos in the Somerset school district - and lots of young children in those condo buildings lined up fo the school bus every morning!  It is really sweet to see. 

Nov 27, 2022 06:41 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Lise, great presentation for condos that feed into Somerset Elementary, hope you see some calls.

Nov 27, 2022 07:16 AM
Emily Medvec
eXp Realty LLC - Santa Fe, NM
Broker | Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM

Lise, this is beyond an extraordinary article on your local condo homes near the Somerset public school. Schools add value to property as well as benefit the community. And so do children!

Nov 27, 2022 07:45 AM
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Platinum - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Great post! Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day!

Nov 27, 2022 08:02 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Lie Howe and thank you for a great blog to share with us here in the Rain.  Make it a great day!

Nov 27, 2022 08:43 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Will Hamm   have you recovered from your thanksgiving feast? All the best. Lise

Nov 27, 2022 09:24 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

This is good information to share.

Keep dry and have a great day.

Nov 27, 2022 10:55 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Lise,

I cannot think of anyone who is this knowledgeable or experienced in selling condos in this area.  Your clients benefit so much from your expertise.  I hope potential clients see this. 

Nov 27, 2022 11:09 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

The wise move for anyone looking in the Montgomery County area is to give the Bethesda Condo Queen a call.

Nov 28, 2022 06:05 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

What a fantastic source for those buyers looking for condos in your selling area of Montgomery County area, Lise.

Nov 29, 2022 08:54 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Lise Howe,  Yes all recover from Thanksgiving feast with friends and exchange a couple of great recipes with others.


Nov 30, 2022 09:00 AM