The legendary Watergate in Washington’s Foggy Bottom neighborhood is where you’ll find July’s highest priced new listing. The 10-acre mixed-used complex sits along the Potomac River, between the White House and Georgetown. Unit #502 is listed at $3,999,900 and comes with four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and 3,678 square feet of living space. Redesigned by legendary architect Robert Gurney, this spacious apartment is the product of two apartments that have been conjoined into one breathtaking showcase with wide open spaces, luxurious minimalism and an outrageous gourmet kitchen. Bonus props to the 1,000 square foot wraparound terrace overlooking the river and Georgetown waterfront. Coming in second is Unit #704 at The Lauren in Bethesda. Priced at $3,150,000, the two-bedroom, 2.5-bath penthouse with 2,676 square feet of space has already gone into active-under-contract status. A white-on-white design, pale wide-plank floors, a library/office an, a completely open white marble kitchen and an incredible 1,300 square foot private grand terrace, combine to make this an extraordinary residence.
In third place is Unit #715 at CityCenterDC in the downtown Mount Vernon Triangle. Listed at $3,050,000, the two-bedroom, two-bath terrace apartment has 1,584 square feet of living space, with ultra-wide plank floors, extensive upgrades to the kitchen and a 576 square foot walk-out terrace with multiple levels of wooden decking plus lush plantings. Fourth place goes to Units #1117/1118 at the Watergate. With an asking price of $3,034,000, this five-bedroom residence with 4.5 baths and 3,560 square feet of space is the result of two apartments that have merged into one supersized flat. A sweeping terrace with direct views of the river is just one of the features in this luxurious Foggy Bottom cooperative.
Unit #24 at 2101 Connecticut Avenue in the tony neighborhood of Kalorama comes in fifth, at $2,775,000. The three-bedroom co-op with three full baths and 2,800 square feet is another redesigned modern masterpiece from Robert Gurney. New cubist designs merge with classic Washington elegance in this award-winning residence, located at one of the District’s grand old addresses. Sixth place goes to Unit #153 at Quarry Springs in Bethesda. With a list price of $2,585,000, the three-bedroom penthouse with 3.5 baths and 3,689 square feet of space offers traditional elegance with private elevator access, exquisite millwork, lots of marble and a huge outdoor terrace.
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