Market Leaders | Highest Price New Listings | October 2021

October ushered in some spectacular new real estate listings in the Washington Metro region. The list of highest-priced properties begins with Unit #PH2A at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown near the Potomac River in Georgetown. Offered at $9,975,000, the 6,145 square foot two-story penthouse has already gone under contract. Features include a private elevator, four bedrooms, five full and two half-baths, spiral stairs and over 3,000 square feet of multiple terraces, including a roof deck overlooking the river. Also at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown is another stunning penthouse, Unit #PH2E with two levels, four bedrooms, four full baths, two half-baths and 6,577 sq. ft. of living space, and 2,800 sq. ft. of private outdoor space. Listed at $7,850,000, the showcase residence received a full-priced offer in just two days, and has already closed!

Third place goes to another impressive two-story penthouse, Unit #PH1215E at The Towers Condominium in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood. Priced at $5,999,999, the six-bedroom duplex has 5.5 baths and a 9,450 square foot layout. This was the personal residence for the mid-century building’s developer, noted philanthropist Melvin Gelman. Listed in James Goode’s “Best Addresses,” it has been a staple showcase for lavish events over the years, and has been painstakingly restored over the past eight years. Marble, gold, soaring ceilings and crystal chandeliers, are just a few of the trimmings. Fourth place goes to Unit #7G at 22 West in the West End neighborhood. Listed at $3,895,000, the three-bedroom, 3.5-bath apartment with 2,995 square feet of space is bright, airy and open with hardwood floors and giant window walls. There are two private balconies, a modern open kitchen, and a den/library.

We move across the river to Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn for fifth place. Offered at $3,200,000, Unit #1902 comes with three bedrooms, a den, 3.5 baths, a 3,045 square foot layout and a private elevator. New hardwood floors and a marble foyer are part of the recent improvements. Closing out the list is Unit #709 at the Watergate South in Foggy Bottom. Listed at $2,995,000, the 2,705 square foot co-op has two bedrooms and 3.5 baths, and has been impeccably renovated in partnership with world-renowned designer Victor Shargai. The eye-popping features include an amazing modern kitchen, a giant owner’s suite with two en-suite baths, maple full-height built-ins, and a private terrace spanning the apartment and offering exquisite river views.

To see all the hottest building and category winners in October visit our DC Penthouse and Luxury Condo Marketing Activity Report. is the ultimate resource with the right properties, the right firm, and the right agents. If you’re thinking of a move, you owe it to yourself to start a conversation with Jeff Wilson. Make sure you have every advantage possible working in your favor.

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