Townhouse

3 Bedroom Townhouse Style Condo in Germantown Under $340,000

When comparing townhouses and condos, it’s important to review the monthly association fee to see what matches your monthly housing payment. Depending on what the fees cover and the ownership structure, you could save money on property taxes, insurance, and discretionary spending on recreational amenities such as a pool and gym.

For example, the townhouse-style condo at 18368 Timko Lane Unit 54 in Germantown, Md., is priced at $338,999. That’s well below the median sale price for a home in Montgomery County, which was $620,000 in May, according to Bright MLS.

Annual property taxes for the townhouse are $2,834 and monthly condo fees are $218. The association is responsible for all exterior repairs and maintenance of the townhouse, including the roof and exterior siding. The townhouse comes with two assigned parking spaces. A new playground is located behind the house and the community has a swimming pool. Pets are allowed in the community.

A three-bedroom townhouse-style condo in Lorton is under $395,000

Built in 1981, this townhouse is in the Heritage Gate community, approximately 1.5 miles from Seneca Creek State Park, which has a lake, fishing spots, and trails. The Maryland SoccerPlex, which has playgrounds and an indoor swimming center in addition to soccer fields, is 2.4 miles from the townhouse. Also within two to four miles are the BlackRock Center for the Arts, shopping and dining in the Kentlands community, the Germantown Library, the Germantown campus of Montgomery College, Germantown Holy Cross Hospital, and the MARC commuter train station.

The 1,320 square foot townhouse features three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The main level has luxury vinyl plank flooring in the living room and kitchen. The living room has a bay window and a powder room nearby. The newly remodeled kitchen has granite counter tops, recessed lighting and new appliances. A sliding glass door leads to a terrace next to the kitchen. Upstairs are three bedrooms with new carpets, a closet with a stacked washer and dryer, a new water heater, and two updated full bathrooms.

Affected schools include Great Seneca Creek Elementary, Kingsview Middle and Northwest High.

A virtual tour is available here.

For more information, contact Redfin Realtor Cristian Cordova at 301-618-0741.


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