Nominations Please: DC Area Condos with the Best Amenities

by Mark Wellborn

The Washington City Paper’s 2009 Best of D.C. issue is coming out in about a month, and the paper’s Housing Complex blog is looking for nominees in various real estate categories including Best Building Amenities (for a condo development).

The Chase at Bethesda

In an effort to help out the truly hard-working Ruth Samuelson (the blog’s author), we wanted to elicit the thoughts of our readers. So, which condo developments in the DC area do you think have the best amenities? So far, City Vista (Safeway, pool, one-acre park) and The Whitman (fitness center, rooftop terrace) are the only developments that have been nominated (by a sales agent). What about The Chase at Bethesda? Axis Condos? Let us know your choice in the comments section and we’ll pass them on to Ruth.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/nominations_please_dc_area_condos_with_the_best_amenities/578


  1. Concentrist said at 11:00 am on Wednesday February 25, 2009:

    The Chase at Bethesda has a great location, but, is ridiculously overpriced with an average $/sq ft over $600.

  1. BethesdaCondo said at 12:53 pm on Thursday February 26, 2009:

    Dear Concentrist,
    Your data is erroneous. The prices at The Chase were $600/sf about two years ago. The prices have been adjusted and units are now selling for just over $500/sf, which is great value for the central location, amenities and low condo fees. Not to mention all the units are newly renovated and include garage parking.

  1. Bethesda Professional said at 1:41 pm on Thursday February 26, 2009:

    I think that the Chase represents a great value for the money.  It is located across the street from the Bethesda metro station and is a five-minute walk to dozens of great restaurants and shops.  The amenities (swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, fitness center, business center and concierge are excellent and the unit renovations are terrific!

  1. John said at 3:23 pm on Thursday February 26, 2009:

    I think Kenyon Square above the Columbia Heights Metro should have a shot at this.  The party room and block-long roof deck are great!

  1. Nicole said at 5:19 pm on Friday February 27, 2009:

    Ten Ten Mass would be a great one for this award (tentenmass.com) as would Park Place Annapolis (distinctlyannapolis.com).  Check them out!

  1. Shannon said at 9:51 am on Monday April 6, 2009:

    Waterview Residences (http://www.waterviewresidences.com) would be perfect for this award, it is the epitome of great amenitites!  The amenities here include in house manicures and pedicures, same day dry cleaning and yacht charters just to name a few!

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