Topping the list of over-asking sales in December is Unit #5D at The Ritz-Carlton West End. Featuring two bedrooms, 2.5 baths, two balconies and a large and gracious foyer, the 1,785 square foot residence sold for $1,450,000 after listing for $1,395,000. That equals 103.94 percent of asking; a robust $55,000 markup. Second place goes to Unit #7B at The Carthage, a Beaux Arts masterpiece in the Kalorama neighborhood, built in 1921. The completely renovated two-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment closed at $1,242,000 after listing for $1,215,000, representing 102.22 percent. The 1,623 sq. ft. residence boasts beautiful hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen that has been opened up, and a large balcony with Washington Monument views.
Unit #1807 at Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn takes third place with 101.94 percent. The 1,405 square foot apartment has one bedroom, a large den, giant windows, an impressive gourmet kitchen with glossy Snaidero cabinetry, and a sweeping private balcony boasting Potomac River views. It sold for $1,050,000 after being offered at $1,030,000. Next up is Unit #500 at 1661 Crescent Place, a magnificent cooperative in Adams Morgan that was built in 1926 and designed by notable architect Joseph Younger. The 908 square foot apartment is loaded with classic details, and features one bedroom, a den that serve as a second bedroom, lovely hardwood floors and an updated kitchen. It sold for $560,000 after listing for $549,000 (101.83 percent).
Fifth place goes to Unit #709 at Atrium in Arlington. The one-bedroom, one-bath flat makes the most of its 765 square feet with a contemporary open layout. Bonuses include a private balcony and two parking spaces. The unit sold for $450,000, or 100.22 percent of the asking price. Our final honoree is Unit #4D at 3303 Water Street in Georgetown. The two-bedroom, two-bath apartment with a bonus den, sold for full price at $1,650,000. The 1,400 sq. ft. condo with its massive window walls and stunning gourmet kitchen, also took second place in the price-per-measurement category, at $1,178.57 per square foot. Wide-plank hardwood floors, beautiful modern baths and a private balcony add to the allure, along with the superb waterfront locale and numerous building amenities.
To see all the hottest building and category winners in December visit our DC Penthouse and Luxury Condo Marketing Activity Report.
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