Real Estate

Get A Free Ride on A Private Plane If You Buy This Bethesda Townhouse

Up to six guests can fly to a location of the buyer's choosing
Get A Free Ride on A Private Plane If You Buy This Bethesda Townhouse

A new luxury listing in Washington comes with a spate of amenities: a state-of-the-art security system, a home theater, a free ride on a private plane—yes, really.

The home, at 5009 Cedar Croft Drive, is in the Bethesda Crest development. A buyer willing to pay the full list price of $1,449,500 will get a complimentary trip on the seller’s jet. Up to six guests can fly to the location of the buyer’s choosing, as long as the round-trip doesn’t exceed four hours.

The idea came from the property’s listing agent, Jay Bauer of Compass. Bauer—who’s also a friend of the seller—says he likes “to think outside of the box” when it comes to marketing: In 2013, he worked with Taylor Gourmet’s Casey Patten to sell the restaurateur’s Penn Quarter condo. That residence came with a five-year supply of free Taylor Gourmet hoagies.

“I’m telling you, the phone starts blowing up,” Bauer says. “It was a huge success. Obviously, this time it’s much different, but even cooler.”

The four-bedroom, four-and-half-bath house hits the market Tuesday. There will be an open house on Sunday, June 17 from 2pm to 4pm. Check out the house (and the Hawker 800) below.

 

 

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McKenzie is a spring 2018 editorial fellow. She graduated in May 2017 from Kent State University with a major in journalism and minor in fashion media. She was most recently a copy editor at the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. Georgetown is her favorite place in DC, and she loves food, style, Netflix, and her Kindle.