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11538 Highview Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902
11538 Highview Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902
11538 Highview Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902
11538 Highview Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902

Price: $550,000
11538 Highview Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902

MLS #: MDMC731828
Tax ID #: 161301404664
Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
Structure Type: Detached
Levels/Stories: 2
Furnished: No
Waterfront: No
Views: Trees/Woods
Garage: No
Beds: 3
Baths: 1 / 1
Above Grade Fin SQFT: 1,270 / Assessor
Price / Sq Ft: 433.07
Year Built: 1951
Property Condition: Major Rehab Needed
Style: Contemporary, Mid-Century Modern
Central Air: Yes
Basement: Yes

Public: Rare opportunity to purchase an expanded Charles Goodman-designed mid-century modern in Hammond Wood on deep .28 acre lot. 3 bed/1.5 bath. 2030 total square feet on two levels. Set off street. Nice front yard/patio area. This home is being sold as-is and needs renovation. The 1951 Charles Goodman-designed mid-century modern is conveniently located in Hammond Wood, a National Register of Historic Places-Designated neighborhood of 58 homes nestled in a tract of heavily wooded, rolling land. The National Register in its designation said, “Hammond Wood conveys the best of Goodman’s architectural legacy, showcasing his insistence on experimentation, adaptation of European and American modern ideas, and close collaboration with builders. The neighborhood reflects Goodman’s contribution to Contemporary architecture through his ever-evolving floor plans; the use of new and used materials in combination; an abundance of technical innovations; an exuberance in the employment of the window wall; and a spare, yet elegant structural expressionism.” Featured in the May 1952 issue of Progressive Architecture, Hammond Wood is located just north of Kensington and just over a mile from the Wheaton Metro (Red Line). A Ride On bus stop is just steps from the front door. The home is convenient to the restaurants, shopping and entertainment options in Wheaton, downtown Silver Spring, Rockville and Bethesda. NIH and the Navy Medical Center are just a few minutes away. Owners of property listed in the Montgomery County Master Plan for Historic Preservation are eligible to receive a credit for documented expenses for exterior maintenance, restoration or preservation work. The tax credit is applied towards County real property taxes.

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