c. 1850 – North Potomac, MD

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15700 Norman Dr, North Potomac, MD 20878

  • $349,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 2.5 Bath
  • 0.69 Ac.
Great opportunity to rehab current home or build on this huge lot! 4 bedroom/2 full-bath/1 half-bath colonial in the heart of North Potomac/Darnestown. Minutes from popular Kentlands-shops, dining, grocery and more! Near metro and major routes! Property is sold strictly "AS-IS".
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Deyi Awadallah, D.S.A. Properties & Investments,
(703) 501-5252

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6 Comments on c. 1850 – North Potomac, MD

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11884 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Crossing my fingers someone buys this without the thought of tearing it down. Looking at the street view, it’s a pretty lot. The interior doesn’t show much but (if it’s real, who the heck knows, might be faux) those logs near the stairs are awesome and possibly might point to an older home than 1850.

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    • TGrantTGrant says: 868 comments
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      New Orleans, LA

      I suspect they’re real, the remnant of an older log home that was encapsulated. Look at the thickness of the doorjamb next to it. What a lovely old property. Like you, I hope someone buys it with an eye towards a loving restoration.

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  2. Branch says: 2 comments

    I live in the area and suspect a developer is going to purchase and put up condos or townhomes, which are going up all over the place in that area. Very unfortunate.

  3. PRM says: 1 comments

    Having been inside this one, I think there is a lot of reason to think it is indeed an encapsulation of an older log cabin. You can still make out a road to the house leading directly from Darnestown Rd (or maybe it was Jones Rd, I forget now). There is a pool buried in the back yard. After the encapsulation itself, there is an addition that seems to be from the 20s and it is curious. Good chunks of the flooring in the addition are rotted away having been built directly on the ground – i.e., with no gap or clearance. It’s in a well-established and quiet neighborhood and I don’t think the zoning would let the risk of townhomes be very high. But having toured it last summer with an eye to the cost of rehabbing it, it was well out of the price range of a dabbler and the risk of it being torn down rather than renovated seems high.

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  4. czenos says: 61 comments

    “You can still make out a road to the house leading directly from Darnestown Rd ”

    That makes sense … what is now the driveway, was once the road, and the porch would therefore have been facing the road.

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  5. Colleen J says: 1157 comments

    That would be sad to be torn down, hope someone sees beyond the work and sees the history that walks the halls of this house. The lot is amazing!

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