Market Leaders | Highest Priced New Listings | October 2020

The highest priced new condominium listing in the Washington DC area in October is Unit #3D at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown. The luxury building is integrated into the well-known hotel brand in the prestigious Georgetown neighborhood. Priced at $5,950,000, this 4,400 square foot residence boasts exceptional views of the Potomac River and Georgetown Waterfront Park. With four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a huge open kitchen, marble baths, a library and expansive open spaces, this apartment is perfect for both living and entertaining. Coming in a close second is Unit #1403 at Somerset House in Friendship Heights. With an asking price of $5,100,000, the 5,086 square foot Parc Somerset apartment exudes charm and distinction, with extraordinary millwork, wood paneling, marble and a lovely fireplace. There’s three bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a gallery, family room, library, formal dining room, two private terraces and a wonderful country-style kitchen with white-on-white upscale ambiance. The gated country club setting is also key, with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, gyms and lush green spaces.

Third place goes to Unit #PH101 at the contemporary and stylish Westlight in Washington’s West End neighborhood. Offered at $3,975,000, the three-bedroom penthouse has three full baths and a 2,684 square foot layout. Sunny living spaces are augmented by pale blonde hardwood floors and giant windows. The overall feel is one of clean modernity, including a white-on-white open kitchen with upscale panelized appliances. Occupying both fourth and fifth place in the highest-priced new listings category is one of Capitol Hill’s most unique and historic buildings. Downing House with its brick and rock facades, was originally a church rectory, circa the late 1800s. It has now been converted to just two spacious luxury residences. Unit #2 is listed at $2,695,000, with four bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 4,100 square feet of living space, spread out over four levels. Included is a large hardscaped private patio. Unit #1 at Downing House is priced at $2,595,000, just $100,000 less than its immediate neighbor. This residence has four bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 3,900 square feet of space. Each of the two units combine original architectural details with new luxury finishes, resulting in a pair of exquisite offerings. Among the distinctive touches are flawless millwork, coffered ceilings, solid oak hardwood floors and extravagant modern farmhouse-style kitchens.

Closing out the list is Unit #617 at the Shoreham West cooperative in Woodley Park. With a $2,525,000 asking price, the 2,550 square foot apartment has two bedrooms and 2.5 marble baths, along with a covered balcony and 12-foot wide picture windows boasting panoramic views. With a modern stainless steel kitchen and wood floors, this spacious co-op is in one of Washington’s Best Addresses. The building is known for its full-service amenities.

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