4202 Knowles Ave, Kensington MD 20895

$499,999 | 4 BR | 2 BA


Charming four bedroom, two bathroom Cape Cod style home featuring an expansive deck overlooking a large fenced backyard. Step inside onto rich hardwood flooring that continues into the inviting living room complete with a cozy brick fireplace and large sun-filled windows. The adjacent formal dining room is perfect for all occasions and features hardwood flooring, an elegant chair rail and convenient access to the deck. Continue into the wet bar area offering additional serving space and storage. Two guest rooms, one with hardwood flooring, are perfect for overnight guests or a home office. A nicely appointed full bathroom completes this level.

The upper level of this home features two bedrooms, both with plush carpet and plenty of natural light. A bonus room can easily be a reading room or used for additional storage. The lower level of this home offers a great family room space with a large kitchen complete with crisp white cabinetry, a custom tile backsplash and a breakfast bar. Direct access to the backyard plus a full bathroom makes this an excellent space for dining and entertaining. Central air-conditioning and a gas furnace combine to keep you comfortable all year.

The exterior of this home matches the inviting interior spaces. Situated on a spacious lot, the large shade trees and plantings compliment the warm brick façade. Follow the walkway to the covered front porch with room for seating. The sprawling deck provides an excellent space for dining, grilling and entertaining. The private fully fenced backyard is perfect for outdoor activities all year long. Enjoy the convenience of rare off-street parking.

Kensington is an excellent community surrounded by amenities located just outside Washington D.C. This home is 1.5 miles from the Strathmore Metro Station and 0.5 miles from the MARC Train Station. Just a short walk will bring you to several bus stops servicing the 5, 37, L8 and 34 Lines. The Washington DC Line is under 5 miles away while I-495 is less than a two mile drive. The Reagan National Airport is located less than 25 miles away. With a Walk Score of 72, several necessities are nearby including Safeway Grocery, Hawkins Produce, Knowles Apothecary, gas stations, Kensington Medical Center and a post office. Enjoy the convenience of Kensington Shopping Center and Westfields Mall. Discover some of the unique locations in the area including Kensington Park Library, Cedarbrook Swim and Tennis, Strathmore Art Venue, and the Belle Haven Country Club. Spend the day outdoors exploring the Rock Creek Trail, Edith Throckmorton Park, Homewood Dog Park and McKinney Hills Park. Experience all that Kensington has to offer from this inviting home!

Key Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Neutral Color Palette
  • Finished Basement
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Cooling Fuel: Electric
  • Lot Size: 0.14 Acres
  • Estimated Taxes: $5,013.36 (2016)


  • Hardwood Floors
  • Wood burning Fireplace
  • Large Entertaining Deck
  • Private, Rear Garden
  • Close to Strathmore Metro Station
  • Located in Town of Kensington including Dining, Entertainment and Shopping