The highest priced new listing in the Washington area in August is Unit #4E at 1055 High, a unique boutique condominium in Georgetown with just seven units. This dramatic penthouse is priced at $5,500,000 and comes with four bedrooms, a library, 4.5 baths and 4,081 square feet of living space. The open floorplan includes a highly modern kitchen that is recessed into walls and cabinetry, making it almost invisible at first glance. Included is a large terrace with river views, and four reserved garage parking spaces. In second place is Unit #905 at Somerset House in Friendship Heights, listed at $3,499,900. Nestled inside a private gated community with a country club setting, this four-bedroom, 4.5-bath apartment offers a 4,500 square foot floorplan and all the luxury lifestyle amenities, including a library and a wraparound private terrace.
Listed at $3,090,000, Unit #6A at the recently built Westlight in the West End neighborhood, takes third place. From the building’s staggered façade to the modernist interiors, this three-bedroom, three-bath apartment is a study in contemporary minimalism, with wide-open spaces, pale wide-plank floors and giant window walls. Fourth place goes to Unit #62 at 2101 Connecticut in the affluent Kalorama neighborhood. Listed at $2,895,000, the three-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment at one of DC’s grand old buildings has already sold, closing at $2,750,000. With 3,200 square feet of living space, this three-bedroom apartment is an example of exquisite elegance and craftsmanship from a time gone by.
In fifth place is Unit #720/721 at the venerable Watergate complex in Foggy Bottom. Listed at $2,625,000, this double-sized three-bedroom cooperative has 3.5 baths and a 2,459 square foot layout, plus a 57 foot balcony with breathtaking views of the Potomac River. Recently renovated with new wide-plank floors, the apartment also offers a double-sized Chef’s kitchen with Wolf, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances. Our final entry for August is Unit #2408 at Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn. Priced at $2,495,000, the 2,039 square foot apartment boasts a private elevator, two bedrooms, a den, 2.5 baths, marble floors and a 400 square foot wraparound balcony with views of the river.
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