Montgomery County houses for sale: What you can buy for 5K

Montgomery County houses for sale: What you can buy for $765K

Montgomery County is the most populous county in Maryland, and it has one of the highest median household incomes in the state. Many choose to live here for its thriving towns and cities, beautiful parks and close proximity to Washington, D.C.

Here are four real estate listings ranging from $650,000-$765,000, chosen by Historic Homes of Baltimore creator Jason Freeman.

Beautifully situated ranch-style home in Brookeville

Have you ever wanted to live in a real-life treehouse? Nestled high in the woods in Brookeville, this ranch-style home is your chance! This unique one-story home, built in 1973, features an open floor plan, skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows. A bright and spacious living room is connected to the dining room by a double-sided brick fireplace. The eat-in kitchen features new stainless steel appliances. A warm family room has sliding glass doors leading to the deck. Each room embraces the home’s beautiful surroundings, bringing the outside in. There’s two bedrooms and a full bath on each side of the house, offering unique privacy.

A large deck off the family room overlooks the beautiful, tree-filled yard. There’s also a yard below with a swing set. The home is tucked away on a quiet street in Brookeville.

Four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms (3,367 square feet)

Agent: Karen Rollings, EXP Realty

Charming 1880s Victorian in Rockville

This unique Victorian home, located in Rockville’s historic district, is full of charm. A large front porch provides a welcoming entrance to this home, which was built in 1887. Inside, you’ll find a large living room, which opens to the dining room via original pocket doors. Both rooms have beautiful wood-burning fireplaces and wood floors. The family room has high ceilings, skylights, built-in bookshelves and a loft area above. There’s also a separated apartment — or au pair suite — on the main level, with a kitchenette, living and dining space and bedroom. A kitchen, powder bathroom and laundry/mudroom complete the first level. Upstairs, you’ll find four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The third level provides finished storage space and additional bonus rooms.

The home sits on a corner lot with a beautiful fenced-in backyard, which includes a covered patio and a large herringbone brick paved patio. The large yard can be used for entertaining, gardening and as a play space for kids. This home is minutes from Rockville Town Square — which is filled with shopping and dining options — and area parks. It’s also conveniently located close to Rockville’s Metro station on the Red Line.

Five bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms (2,646 square feet)

Agent: Eric Stewart, Long & Foster

Historic condo converted from a private school gym in Silver Spring

This Silver Spring condo was once part of the gymnasium at the National Park Seminary, a private girls school that closed in 1942 and has been preserved and converted into new housing development. Inside this beautiful second floor unit, you’ll find bright open rooms, modern updates and cathedral ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features marble counters with a waterfall island, stainless steel appliances and high-gloss cabinetry. The kitchen opens to the living and dining space, which features floor-to-ceiling windows. Upstairs, you’ll find a large loft landing that’s perfect for a home office. There’s also two bedrooms and two updated full bathrooms, each on their own private level.

Building amenities include a fitness center, community clubhouse and terrace access. You’ll have access to two parking spaces, and bike storage is available. The condo is conveniently located close to Rock Creek Park, shops, restaurants, grocery stores and Washington, D.C.

List price: $670,000 (HOA fees $592/month)

Two bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms (1,312 square feet)

Agents: Mandy Kaur, Redfin

Updated traditional home in Gaithersburg

This Gaithersburg home, built in 1966, is tastefully designed and updated. The first floor features an inviting family room with a brick fireplace and beautiful wood floors. A bright room off the family room could be used as a playroom, office or den. The kitchen is small, but updated with granite countertops, custom cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances. A warm dining room offers an inviting space to dine and entertain. The home has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. A fully finished walk-out basement provides extra living space.

The private backyard features a large green space, mature trees and a garden. A large, detached garage has a unique finished space that could be used in a variety of ways, as well as a separate space for storage. This home is situated on a quiet street, but it’s located just minutes from restaurants, stores and neighborhood amenities.

Four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms (1,474 square feet)

Agents: Sarah Reynolds, Reynolds EmpowerHome Team