Market Leaders | Highest Sales Prices | December 2020

The highest overall sales price for condos and cooperatives in the DC area in December goes to Unit #4E at 1055 High in Georgetown. The fabulous 4,081 square foot penthouse is notable in multiple respects; as the top sale at $5,100,000 as well as the highest price per square foot at $1,249.69 per sq. ft. It also happens to be the first closing at the building since July 2015. With four bedrooms, 4.5 baths and an office with custom built-ins, this extraordinary residence also features a massive live, dine and cook space with a modernist open kitchen with recessed appliances and an extended wraparound wall of windows. Add a private roof deck, Potomac River views and magazine worthy bathrooms, and the result is something truly special for this city home inside of a building with only seven units. In second place is Unit #5C at the iconic Wardman Tower in Woodley Park. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bath apartment was listed at $2,995,000 before selling for $2,900,000. With a spacious 3,173 foot square foot layout, the residence also took sixth place honors in the dollars-per-size category at $913.96 per square foot. Timeless tradition meets sublime modernity at this lovely residence, with Austrian herringbone hardwood floors, tray ceilings, marble baths and a Henrybuilt kitchen with Thermador appliances

The third highest sale in December is Unit #720/721 at the famous Watergate in Foggy Bottom. This was an exclusive Life at the Top property; a completely redone and oversized residence that sold for $2,300,000 after listing for $2,399,000. Among the many improvements in 2020 for the three-bedroom, 3.5-bath cooperative were wide-plank white oak floors, a remodeled kitchen with Wolfe, Sub-Zero and Miele appliances and a remodeled master bath with new Carrera marble floors. Also worth noting is a sweeping terrace with the city’s most picturesque Potomac River views. Fourth place goes to Unit #PH2C at the Ritz-Carlton West End. The renovated two-level penthouse with two bedrooms, three baths and 2,457 square feet of living space sold for $2,200,000 after listing for $2,299,500. Features include a family room, a marble fireplace in the living room, a gorgeous modern kitchen and three private outdoor spaces, including a roof-level deck.

A fifth-place tie goes to 22 West in the West End neighborhood, with Units #4D and #6D each selling for $2,150,000. Continuing this unusual pairing, each had three bedrooms, three full baths and 1,967 square feet of living space, placing them into another tie, this time in the price per square foot category. Closing out the highest priced sales category is Unit #1004 at the Odyssey in Rosslyn. The custom corner unit combines two condos into one, resulting in a unique three-bedroom, three-bath residence that listed for $2,195,000 and closed at $2,090,000. With three-sided window walls and a wraparound balcony, this city home offers stellar views of Arlington, the Potomac River and the Washington Monument.

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