Sumner Village Condo





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Sumner Village Condo


4956 Sentinel Drive - #101

Bethesda, Maryland 20816

Building 9, Unit 101


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Sumner Village Amenities (link to more photos of the Village)

Site Plan of Sumner Village (link to site map; click on thumbnail image to enlarge)

Floor Plan:


Site Plan of Sumner Village:


Spacious Luxury Condo in Sumner Village - Updated

2 Bedrooms; with 2 full Bathrooms


Gracious 1360 square foot floor plan includes:

*  Large Entrance Foyer in decorative tile with straight access to step-down Living Room

*  Large Living Room with high ceiling; window wall looking out at wooded views and patio; and end-wall of lighted glass shelving for displaying treasures very glamorous.

*  Patio (landscaped) with room for entertaining.

*  Large Remodeled Kitchen with full amenities room for small table; loads of counter space and cabinets; pantry closet; updated with stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, wall ovens and warmer, dishwasher, glass cook top & wine cooler), lovely granite counters and tile floor

*  Large Dining Room could seat 8-10 people with room for sideboards.

*  Den opens up off of foyer; doors close to create 2nd bedroom

*  Hall bathroom with vanity and shower

*  Large Master Bedroom with dressing area and large vanity sink, walk-in closet and full bath.

*  Washer/Dryer in dedicated closet

*  Fully wired for telephones, Internet and cable TV.

*  Large Storage cage in basement off of garage area

*  Parking near door

*  2 Tennis Courts

*  Swimming Pool

*  Community Clubhouse with fitness center, social activities.

*  Beautifully maintained landscaped grounds with walking paths and mature trees

*  Gated Community with 24 hours security

Includes:  full carpeting in light beige; window treatments new living room drapes and shutters in bedrooms

WALK EVERYWHERE!!  The wooded grounds have walking paths.  Direct private access to The Capital Crescent Trail, adjacent to the property; bike to Bethesda or downtown DC.  A healthy walk (or short drive) to C & O Canal and towpath.  A short block to The Shoppes at Sumner Place, with Safeway, CVS, banks, clothes, videos, camera, dress, hair salons/barbers, nail salon, Chinese & French restaurants, and the requisite Starbucks everything you could want.  


CLOSE TO EVERYTHING!!  Located near MacArthur Blvd. and Sangamore Roads, just a mile outside the DC line in close-in Bethesda.  A short 15 minute drive to heart of downtown Washington, D.C.  Easy access to Beltway.   Ride-On bus to Metro.
COMMUNITY:  This community is highly sought after and is surrounded by park land forest, access to nearby walking trails, and shopping.  

SCHOOLS:  It is in the Whitman school cluster.  Schools are: 

  • Wood Acres Elementary School,

  • Thomas Pyle Middle School

  • Walt Whitman High School

  • An alternative school for all grades,  The Waldorf School, based on Montessori principles, is a block from the entrance to Sumner Village



Sumner Village Gate House



Parking always available at the Front Door


Building 9

Entrance from abundant parking


Building 9 Entrance

Lobby in Building 9




Two steps up to elevator lobby

Part of pathway around to the rear of building and direct access to patio area.


Rear of Building 9 looking towards condo.

Condo exterior, with living room and patio area on left and bedroom windows to the center.


Patio area with plantings.

Patio area showing steps.


Planting bank separates the patio from the public walking path, with steps provided.

Planting is now maturing.



View of path going by condo, looking left.

View of path going by condo, looking right.

See Sumner Village Amenities for more views of pathway system throughout.



Entrance Foyer, looking from door through to living room

Note patterned tile flooring and living room views, beyond

Foyer, looking back from living room.



Living Room from Foyer; dining room on right.


A wonderful lighted built-in shelving display area highlights the living room.


A natural wood railing separates the dining room from the step-down living room.


From the kitchen, through the dining room, light from the outdoors is always shining through the unit.


The Dining Room, looking from the lower Living Room, with Kitchen beyond.


The Dining Room, with Foyer, steps and wall display unit on the right.

The remodeled kitchen features new dishwasher and refrigerator with in-door water and ice dispenser.


Newly redone kitchen also has a wine cooler and tile flooring.

A gourmet's delight - the Kitchen features updated stainless steel appliances, glass cook top and beautiful natural granite counter tops. 


There is under-cabinet lighting with 3 light levels, to provide cooking task lighting or night-time ambiance.


For wine aficionados, there is a wine cooler.  (It will also store and chill sodas.)

New built-in microwave oven, standard oven, and warming oven are top of the line.



View of Kitchen from Foyer by the Front Door.

Corner of kitchen features extra storage and a pull-out cutting board.


Looking from the Foyer into the Den/second bedroom.


The doors open to allow easy, open flow of spaces.

View of Den / second bedroom from hallway and principal door.

Previous tenants closed the double doors to the Foyer and used room as a full-time bedroom for their child.


Pull-down shade and louvered window treatment are included.


While not shown, this room has a large closet.



Hall bathroom features a vanity, loads of mirrors, storage and a large shower.


New tile is a lovely shade of peach.




View down hallway from entrance Foyer towards Master Bedroom, door on right.


Looking in to Master Bedroom with nice landscaped view.

Master Bedroom is fully carpeted.

Bedroom is very large with room for King-sized bed or two twins, and dressers, chests, etc.



Door to Master Bedroom on left.  Dressing area awaits.

Alternate view towards dressing area and large walk-in closet.


Vanity in dressing area


Bathroom with toilet and bath tub with shower doors, beyond.



New Tile flooring

Walk-in closet in Master bedroom, with shelving for shoes, purses, etc.



Storage Cage on 1st Floor off of the carport.

Plenty of room for bikes or a small boat.  You provide your own secure lock.


Leaving the Village, past the Gate House





Sumner Village Amenities


 There is gated access to the Capital Crescent Trail (not shown) and the adjacent shopping center, The Shoppes at Sumner Place (shown).



Friendly Gate House staff will welcome you and your visitors, as well as sign for packages and coordinate service and delivery people.

Lovely landscaping throughout the community.



Community Center and Management Offices.

Building also has Library/Card Room, Bar, Kitchen, Social Hall, Dressing Rooms, Exercise Rooms and access to the Pool.


A separate Library and Card Room.


Bar Area with full Kitchen behind it.



Large Social Room for community gatherings, seasonal parties, movies, cards, musical variety shows, lectures, or for private parties.  (Shown: set up for Bridge classes.)



Exercise Room has a TV to watch while working out.


Latest fitness equipment.

Pool area as seen from Club House



Pool area as seen from entrance by parking lot.



Walking Path to and from the Club House and Pool


Pathway to the Tennis Court and Gate to The Shoppes at Sumner Place

One of 2 Tennis Courts

Gate to stores at The Shoppes at Sumner Place





  2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 by Karen Ronne Tupek