Market Leaders | Highest Priced New Listings | October 2019

Washington Metro’s highest priced new condominium listing in October 2019 is actually a tie, and at the very same location. Unit #901 at Somerset House in Friendship Heights listed for $3,875,000 and went under contract the very next day! The 3,623 square foot luxury apartment has 3-bedrooms, 4-baths, a family room and a library. Other features include a marble fireplace, hardwood floors, a huge country kitchen and spa-style baths. Unit #501 with the exact same footage but 3-bedrooms and 3.5-baths also listed for $3,875,000 and is still active as of this writing. A black marble foyer segues to wide-plank hardwood flooring, with a giant living room with fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound terrace.

Coming in a very close third is Unit #4 at the historic Wendell Mansions in Kalorama with 4,400 square feet of living space and a $3,795,000 price tag. Built in 1906, this impressive Beaux Arts structure is home to Washington, DC’s oldest manually operated elevator! There are only four units in the building—each gets its own floor. Number #4 is the penthouse and has been meticulously restored and renovated. From the modern designer kitchen to breathtaking archways, this spectacular apartment blends old and new in a perfectly understated manner. It’s a return to Somerset House and a tie for third place with Unit #902 and an asking price of $3,795,000. This 3,399 square foot residence with 3-bedrooms and 2.5-baths has been stunningly renovated with a very clean and contemporary look. Dark hardwood floors, custom designer finishes and a gorgeous white and steel modern kitchen are just a few of the features that make this apartment unique.

Unit #703 at The Lauren in Bethesda is listed at $3,349,000 and offers 2-bedrooms, 2.5-baths, a family room and a den, spread out over 3,167 square feet. Included is private elevator access, wide-plank floors, multiple balconies and a contemporary kitchen with white marble countertops, white cabinets and Wolf, Sub-Zero and Bosch stainless steel appliances. In sixth place is Unit #3A at 3303 Water Street in Georgetown. With an asking price of $3,295,000, this 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath corner flat has 2,523 square feet of space, a den, giant windows, hardwood floors, a private terrace overlooking C&O Canal and a newly redesigned chef’s kitchen from Barnes Vanze Architects. Our final entry in the highest priced new listings sweepstakes is Unit #3A at the iconic Wardman Tower in Woodley Park. The 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath apartment is listed for $3,295,000 and has 3,288 square feet of living space. Flawlessly milled oak herringbone floors, a Henrybuilt kitchen with Thermador appliances, white marble baths and multiple private terraces are just a few of the features at this legendary address built in 1928 by Harry Wardman and recently transformed into 32 luxury residences.

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