8215 Roanoke Ave, TAKOMA PARK


5 Beds
4½ Baths
2,676 Sqft
.23 Acre
3 Parking

Step inside and explore this unique home - there's nothing quite like it available in Takoma Park this year. Crafted with enduring love and care, this home offers a sanctuary where practicality, style, and meticulous craftsmanship harmonize to create a serene atmosphere. As if the interior isn't impressive enough, the expansive glass wall framing the backyard will truly astonish you, offering a breathtaking view of the park-like garden that have 2 stunning cherry blossoms in full peak bloom right now.

This home boasts a private driveway with 3 car parking, an expansive front yard, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a serene backyard sanctuary, and an income-generating contained apartment. Inside, beautiful light hardwood floors enhance the brightness, complemented by abundant wood Pella windows and recessed lights for perfect balance.

The main floor features a spacious living room, dining area, and a chef’s kitchen with a unique aesthetic and remarkable functionality. Equipped with Thermador appliances, including a paneled column refrigerator (24" and 18" freezer blending seamlessly with custom-designed Kraftmaid cabinets that also features an Appliance Garage and a Message Center. Spanish Calacatta porcelain countertops extend to the wall tiles and a waterfall island edge, along with floating shelves, a 30” ceramic porcelain farmhouse sink, Kohler touchless faucets with voice control, a Hydroviv Water Filter, and a pot filler over a 36-inch Thermador 6-top burner. Additionally, there's a full bathroom and an office/bedroom on this level.

Upstairs, discover a perfect 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom layout. The primary suite offers a walk-in closet, garden view, and a spa-like bathroom with a stand-up shower and a concrete soaking tub matching the double vanity. Two more bedrooms and a hallway bathroom complete this level, along with a washer and dryer. The lower level features a unique layout, including a workshop, a second living room/bedroom, and a mudroom with exterior access to the backyard, a second washer and dryer, storage, a half bathroom, and a dog bath. Behind a hidden bookcase lies a fully contained apartment with 2 closets, a full bathroom, a Murphy bed/desk combo, a full kitchen, and separate driveway access. This rental suite generates $20,000 annually but could yield over $25,000 on short-term rentals.

This home, though not a typical stick-built construction, features a 1938 brick exterior transformed into a modern dwelling with a complete interior overhaul in 2021. The owners spared no expense, implementing upgrades like Rockwool insulation for superior insulation and soundproofing, along with new electrical, plumbing, HVAC/ductwork, a tankless water heater, and a new roof.

Externally, the house boasts touches like HardieBoard on dormers, an Acre Grain Deck, freshly landscaped grounds, a new fence, and a striking 30-foot mural by local artist Nia Keturah Calhoun. The backyard is a lush garden oasis with flowering tress and perennial flowers strategically planted to provide an ever changing backdrop with vibrant blooms from spring through the fall. The garden has more zones than we can count and can comfortably host gatherings for up to 75 guests, offering additional income opportunities for entrepreneurs. Situated in Takoma Park's coveted "Between the Creeks" enclave, the property offers proximity to parks, community amenities, and easy access to downtown Takoma Park, Silver Spring, and transportation options including the Metro's red and forthcoming purple lines.

Essential Information
MLS® #MDMC2121022
Full Baths4
Half Baths1
Square Footage2,676
Year Built1938
StyleCape Cod
Community Information
Address8215 Roanoke Ave
SubdivisionTAKOMA PARK
Zip Code20912
Parking Spaces3
CoolingCentral A/C
# of Stories3
Has BasementYes

Connecting Stairway, Fully Finished

ExteriorBrick and Siding
Exterior FeaturesDeck(s)


Additional Information
Condo Fees$0
HOA Fees$0
Listing Details
OfficeRLAH @properties
Property History
Status Changed from Active Under Contract to Pending
Status Changed from Active to Active Under Contract

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Listing information last updated on April 22nd, 2024 at 4:46pm EDT.