The Gymnasium at National Park Seminary: 12 Upscale Residential Units

Features & Finishes

The finer touches of interior design, finishes, and features at The Gymnasium are crafted with the same meticulous care as the renovation of the historing building as a whole.

The painstaking interior styling and design of The Gymnasium blends the soaring ceilings, abundant natural light, and graceful details of the original building with the fresh elegance of modern design.

Features of the Homes

  • Soaring ceilings: Units on average 60% larger cubic footage in comparison to the competition; bigger is better! (See individual floorplans to learn more)
  • Open Floor Plans
  • Large Double Hung Low-E Windows (Kolbe + Kolbe) and (Windsor) letting in plenty of natural light
  • Gourmet Kitchens with waterfall solid honed stone counter feature
  • Gas Range; Counter Depth Refrigerators, Front Loading Washer and Dryers
  • Kitchen-aid Appliances (Stainless Steel)
  • Floor to ceiling pantries
  • Built-in Wardrobes
  • Stamped Tin Ceilings
  • Sunken Living Room (Unit #105)
  • High Efficiency LED Lighting through out
  • Kohler and Grohe Bath and Kitchen Fixtures
  • Modern Sleek High Gloss Italian Cabinets
  • Floating Vanities
  • Rain Head Showers
  • Hand-held Showers and Tub features
  • Porcelain Tile at Bathroom Floors
  • Glass Rail System for loft space
  • Tin Ceilings at first floor flats
  • Distressed Oak Flooring Throughout
  • Solid Wood Doors
  • Full-size washer and dryer in each home

A Historical Tax Credit of up to $50,000 per unit is available for each home in the Gymnasium.

Building Features

  • Constructed under Federal and State Historic mandated rehabilitation standards
  • Energy Code 2012 Compliant
  • Elevator for passenger and cargo to second floor
  • Noise Reduction System that exceeds mandate
  • Real Slate Roof with 100 year material warranty
  • Fully Sprinkled
  • Gas Heat with Heat Pump
  • Carrier Central forced air gas heat and AC
  • Homes are individually metered for better utility cost control
  • Full Lightning Protection
  • Bike Rack
  • Keyless Building Access

Community Features

  • 19 assignable parking spots for 21 Bedrooms
  • Professional management and 24 hour emergency maintenance
  • Excellent location including:
    • Minutes from I-495, shopping, restaurants and nightlife between Bethesda and Silver Spring
    • 1 mile from Forest Glen Metro
    • Access to Rock Creek Park
    • 13-acre glen on-site
    • Ride-on bus line access
  • Ample amenities through membership in the association:
    • Fitness Center
    • Large Community Room
    • Ballroom Rental
    • Pool Table
    • Television
    • Trash Removal
    • Snow Removal
    • Weekly Professional Landscape Care