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New in Maryland: Chestnut Lodge

- - Thursday, August 11, 2011

Michael Harris Homes is building 31 single-family homes on quarter-acre sites at Chestnut Lodge in Rockville, on the 21-acre site of the former Woodlawn Hotel. The site includes historic buildings that are being renovated as part of the community, which will have pocket parks and sidewalks.

Each home in this Montgomery County community will include a brick water table, a brick front walk, a front porch or portico, Hardiplank siding, professional landscaping and a detached two-car garage.

Inside, all three models feature four bedrooms; 2½ or 3½ baths; hardwood flooring in the foyer, powder room and kitchen; oak stairs; 9- and 10-foot ceilings on the main and upper levels; crown and chair-rail molding; a gas fireplace; 42-inch maple cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and recessed lighting in the center-island kitchen; ceramic tile flooring in the baths; a luxury master bath with a soaking tub and separate shower; an unfinished basement; dual-zone heating and air conditioning; and a gas hot water.

The homes have 2,987 to 3,330 finished square feet, with base prices from $879,990 to $944,990. Homeowner association fees are $299 per month.

The Woodlawn model, with 3,250 square feet, is priced from $944,990. This home features a front porch leading into a foyer with columns. Entrances from the foyer lead to the dining room and living room.

The main level also has a family room with a wall of windows, a study and an open kitchen and breakfast area. This level has a powder room and a mudroom.

Upstairs, the master suite has a separate sitting room, two walk-in closets and a luxury bath. The second and third bedrooms share a hall bath, and the fourth bedroom has a private full bath. A laundry room completes this level.

Options include finished lower levels, bay windows, tray ceilings and a breezeway linking the house to the garage.

For more information or directions, call sales manager Keith Cross at 301/340-2747 or visit www.MichaelHarrisHomes.com.