Inside the Washington area?s most expensive homes for sale

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We compiled a list of some of the most expensive homes for sale in the Washington area using data from Rockville-based multiple-listing service Bright MLS. Listings range from $4.5 million for a Georgetown rowhouse with a swimming pool to $18 million for a Georgetown estate where Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) once lived.

1607 28th St. NW, Washington

$18 million

Agent: Daniel Heider, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Known as Brooke House, this Georgetown estate was once part of the adjacent Evermay estate. The property, built in 1887 and fully renovated in 2005 by architect Christian Zapatka, was Kennedy’s home in the 1960s. The nearly 10,000-square-foot house has six fireplaces, eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. The main level has both formal and informal entertaining spaces, a great room with a coffered ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows with transoms and a mahogany study with floor-to-ceiling bookcases. Other spaces include a wine cellar, a massage room and a game room. The grounds include terraces, a courtyard, gardens and off-street parking for 11 cars.

10501 Chapel Rd., Potomac

$9.25 million

Agent: Fouad Talout, Long & Foster Real Estate

This 25,000-square-foot mansion in Potomac, built in 2009, includes nine bedrooms, eight fireplaces and 16 bathrooms. The house sits on nearly four acres and includes a pool, a hot tub and a pool house, along with a heated driveway and garage parking for five cars. The interior has marble flooring in the two-story foyer, which has a double staircase, ceiling designs by an artisan who worked on Buckingham Palace and formal and informal entertaining spaces as well as three kitchens and a separate entrance and living space for staff.

607 Oronoco St., Alexandria

$7.65 million

Agents: Robert Hryniewicki, Adam Rackliffe, Christopher R. Leary of HRL Partners with Washington Fine Properties

Built in 1795, this property is a Virginia landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the boyhood home of Robert E. Lee. The completely renovated house sits on a half-acre site with gardens and a detached two-car garage with a studio above it. The house has more than 8,000 square feet with six bedrooms, six bathrooms and six fireplaces. The main level has a formal living room, a formal dining room, a family room and a breakfast room off the kitchen. This house was listed for sale in May for $8.5 million.

3147 P St. NW, Washington

$7.495 million

Agent: Nancy Taylor Bubes, Washington Fine Properties

This Georgetown house has nearly 7,000 square feet of living space with four fireplaces, five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The main level has a formal living room, a formal dining room, a card room, a family room and a center-island kitchen with skylights and a breakfast area. The grounds include a detached three-car garage, a garden and patio with a pond and a swimming pool. The property also includes a guesthouse with a bedroom and a bathroom.

4934 Indian Lane NW, Washington

$7.45 million

Agent: Liz Lavette, Washington Fine Properties

This Spring Valley house, built in 1931, has been completely renovated and includes nearly 11,000 finished square feet with an elevator, eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms and five fireplaces. The grounds include a swimming pool and pool house. Inside are formal and informal entertaining spaces, including a billiards room with an adjacent screened porch, a family room with walls of windows and a coffered ceiling, a breakfast room and center island kitchen with skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows, a wine cellar, a gym and a home theater.

3030 K St. NW, PH217, Washington

$7.2 million

Agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This penthouse condo at the Residences at Washington Harbour includes waterfront views from a 5,000-square-foot terrace with a heated pool and hot tub with a waterfall. It also has fountains, gardens and multiple sitting and dining areas. The condo, which was built in 1984, has two bedrooms, four bathrooms, three fireplaces and garage parking for three cars. The monthly condo fee is $7,938.

2310 Tracy Pl. NW, Washington

$5.295 million

Agent: Benjamin Tessler, Long & Foster Real Estate

Built in 1914, this former consulate in Kalorama was renovated in 2014 with a mix of modern elements, such as a white kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and preserved historic elements. Decorated by designer Lauren Liess, the 7,000-square-foot house has light-colored wood floors, high ceilings, a library, a breakfast room and sunroom off the kitchen, four fireplaces, two laundry rooms and four-zone air conditioning. The upstairs office can also be used as a bedroom, and the lower level includes a family room, a wine cellar, a full bathroom and a mudroom off the garage.

701 Gouldman Pl., Great Falls

$4.75 million

Agent: Fouad Talout, Long & Foster Real Estate

This Great Falls property, built in 2001 and recently remodeled, sits on more than five acres with a swimming pool, a hot tub and a jogging path within the fenced grounds. The nearly 7,500-square-foot house has five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and two fireplaces. The main level includes a formal living room, a formal dining room, a master suite and a family room with a beamed cathedral ceiling and two walls of Palladian windows and French doors. Upstairs, each bedroom has its own balcony and bathroom. The lower level has a wine room, a theater, a billiards room and a bar.

1805 Hoban Rd. NW, Washington


Agent: Ted Gossett, Washington Fine Properties

Built in 1932, this brick home was renovated and expanded in 2016. The 7,800-square-foot home has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and three fireplaces on four levels. The main level has a formal living room, a large dining room and a family room with a coffered ceiling and a wall with several sets of French doors. The kitchen includes two dishwashers, a professional-grade stove and a wine chiller, and the lower level has a second kitchen. The master suite has two bathrooms and two walk-in closets. The property has two terraces and a garden. This property was listed for sale at $4.995 million in December 2017.

1409 29th St. NW, Washington

$4.5 million

Agent: Jamie Peva, Washington Fine Properties

Built in 1860, this Federal-style rowhouse in Georgetown’s East Village has four bedrooms, four bathrooms and nearly 3,500 finished square feet. The renovated property includes a garage, a garden and a swimming pool. The main level includes a living room, a dining room and an open kitchen and family room with access to the garden. On the upper level are a master suite, two more bedrooms and an office. The lower level, which also has garden access, includes a playroom, a fourth bedroom, a laundry room, a second kitchen and a storage room. This house was previously listed at $5.5 million in April.