Everybody loves a little eye candy, and real estate eye candy is the best. Whether you are looking for a luxury property yourself, or just want to see how the other half lives, looking at some of the highest priced property sales in the DC area is a lesson in luxe living, historical significance, and location, location, location.
Rock Creek Drive: $12,585,000
Sold in February 2017, this home’s classic facade belies its 2001 construction. This gated property boasts modern amenities like a media room, pool, fitness center with sauna, wine cellar and other contemporary features. An entertainer’s home with a prep/catering kitchen as well as grand spaces suitable for events, this home is a true marriage of design and utility.
Woodland Drive: $14,000,000
Sold in July 2017, this spectacular home near Mass. Ave. was built in 1962. Beautiful grounds and terraces, along with a separate Carriage House and apartment make this complex one of the most desirable residences in the city.
Observatory Circle: $10,400,000
Sold just last fall, this Whitehaven Street mansion in the Georgia style boasts 7 bedrooms, 6 baths, and 2 half baths. Built in 1930, the classic architecture and 13,000+ square feet make this one of the most spectacular homes in the area.
30th Street off Mass Ave.: $12,250,000
One of the most spectacular homes on the list, this incredible home was built in 2008 and sold in 2015. An entertainer’s dream home, the mansion includes both inside and outside entertaining areas, with a chef’s kitchen and grand main floor spaces as well as a beautiful pool area, terrace, and outdoor pizza oven. Incredible attention to detail and exceptionally detailed design combine to create a one-of-a-kind decor and the most contemporary interior spaces.
Georgetown Manse: $16,100,000
The historic Williams-Addison House is currently celebrating 200 years of fine living as one of the most exceptional Georgetown estates. Sold in April 2014, the exterior of the mansion has been restored, while the interior has been renovated to incorporate the types of modern luxuries and smart home technologies we have all come to rely on. Beautiful views from the spacious grounds give this a truly private feel and outdoor living space galore. Also includes a Carriage House and three car garage. Truly the best in both modern amenities and historical significance.
Fessenden House: $18,000,000
Sold just before New Year’s in 2015, Fessenden House’s neoclassical facade will make you think it is an historic DC estate. In reality, it was built in the mid-90s by Gibson Builders from a Leon Chatelain design. Boasting both formal and informal English Gardens, a gorgeous pool and pool house as well as other luxurious outdoor spaces, and an interior that is simultaneously classically beautiful and full of modern amenities, this is one of the most extraordinary DC landmark homes on the list.
S Street (Kalorama) Estate: $19,000,000
Stretching from S Street to Decatur Place, this Kalorama compound included two buildings plus garage/chauffeur’s residence, plus formal gardens and more. Interior space of 27,000 square feet, plus exceptionally expansive and beautiful outdoor space created an amazing opportunity to own a swoon-worthy home right in the city.
Patterson Mansion: $20,000,000
The most expensive sale on our list, the Patterson Mansion occupies a prominent spot on Dupont Circle. The Stanford White Italianate mansion sold in 2014 for the first time in 50 years. Its 36,000 square feet include a grand staircase, grand ballroom, seven bedrooms, five baths, and seven half baths. The interior truly evokes a grander time of gracious living and the home itself is fit for royalty. A true DC landmark and showplace.
Whether you are looking for a statement home, contemporary luxury, or just your own little piece of DC, our Eng Garcia Grant real estate professionals are here to help. We know the area and we know all of the best neighborhoods for the lifestyle and the city you love. Sign in at our website and let us create a custom search that checks off all of the boxes on your wishlist.