Charred Oak Estates in West Bethesda, Maryland

Large private lots and top-rated schools

Charred Oak Estates is a tree-lined neighborhood of over 200 single family homes in West Bethesda, Maryland just outside the Capital Area Beltway and bordering the Cabin John Regional Park. This quiet neighborhood with its large wooded lots and excellent schools, offers the perfect balance of suburban living with access to all that Washington DC has to offer.

Charred Oak Estates encompasses three different housing developments originally built in the 1960’s and the 1980’s, The first and furthest north is a neighborhood of contemporary or mid-century modern homes. The second is a cherry-tree lined development consisting of colonial style homes, split levels, bi-levels, and ramblers built by a builder who made each home slightly different and unique. The third section which is along the southern side of the neighborhood, was built in the 1980’s and has large front yards and large-scale brick homes.

Charred Oak Estates does not include a Home Owner Association.  There is a Charred Oak Estates Facebook Group, a West Bethesda 20817 Facebook Page, and the West Bradley Citizens’ Association, which service the neighborhood. You can also find West Bethesda Neighborhood Trends.


Charred Oak Estates is in West Bethesda located between Bethesda and Potomac, areas both listed as the Most Educated Areas in America. There is a Ride-On Bus stop located near Seven Locks and Cindy Lane that can take you to the Bethesda Metro Station. Planning to get away? Charred Oak Estates is conveniently located near three airports including Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).


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Large wooded lots with cherry tree-lined streets

Quiet and Convenient

Nestled between the Capital Area Beltway and the Cabin John Regional Park, the large wooded lots of Charred Oak Estates range in size from 0.34 to 1.24 acres and offer backyard privacy and convenience to the entire DC Metropolitan Area. Each spring, the cherry trees that line the streets blossom offering extra joy to the residents of this secluded neighborhood.Neighbors walk their dogs, bike, and jog around the loops in the neighborhood and hike in the neighboring Cabin John Regional park with trails in all directions. In the summer, many residents join one of the many local swim clubs.

For residents who commute to work in DC, Northern Virginia or other parts of Maryland, access to the beltway makes the trip much more convenient. There are numerous grocery stores near Charred Oak Estates including Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter, the Bethesda Co-op and several shopping centers including Cabin John Center, Park Potomac, and Potomac Village.  Westfield Montgomery Mall is less than 3 miles away and is surrounded by additional shopping and restaurants.


Excellent Schools

Top-Rated Public and Private Schools

Charred Oak Estates is located in Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Public Schools assigned to the neighborhood include:

There are many private schools nearby as well, including independent and parochial options.Some of the closest schools including:

The area also includes a wide variety of pre-schools and nursery schools.


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