With the help of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS, we compiled a list of some of the most expensive houses for sale in the Washington area.

This month, the most expensive new listings include two super-luxurious condos at the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown as well as a condo at Somerset House in Chevy Chase, Md.


(Sean Shanahan)

• 3150 South St. NW, Penthouse 2A, Washington
$13.95 million
Agent: Christopher Ritzert and Christie-Anne Weiss, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

The most expensive home listed for sale in recent weeks is actually a condo — a two-level home with more than 6,100 square feet at the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown. The 3,000-square-foot condo has four bedrooms, seven baths and terraces with views of the Potomac River, Washington’s monuments and the National Cathedral. It has four garage spaces with valet parking and the full array of Ritz-Carlton services.


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• 2230 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington
$7.9 million
Agents: John Adler and Richard Newton, Washington Fine Properties

Built in 1907 and designed by architect George Totten, this Beaux Arts-style townhouse on Embassy Row is in the midst of a renovation and restoration process led by architect Christian Zapatka. The home has six bedrooms, eight baths and approximately 9,000 square feet of living space. Buyers can purchase during the renovation or have the home designed specifically to their needs.


(Peggy Pridemore)

• 7013 Natelli Woods Lane, Bethesda
$6.449 million
Agent: Ghada Barakat, Long & Foster Real Estate

This 35,000-square-foot custom-designed home in Avenel has 12 bedrooms, each with a private full bath, on five levels. Built in 1995, the home has a three-story foyer, entertaining spaces designed for crowds, multiple kitchens, an elevator, seven fireplaces and a 40-foot indoor swimming pool. Set on 2.45 acres, the property has a tennis court, terraces and a four-car garage.


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• 1125 Crest Lane, McLean
$5.999 million
Agent: Penny Yerks, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

The custom home, designed by architect Richard Leggin, has five bedrooms and eight baths. Built in 2006, the home has a swimming pool and lighted tennis courts on a nearly two-acre site.


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• 3150 South St. NW, Penthouse 1D, Washington
$5.993 million
Agent: Nancy Taylor Bubes, Washington Fine Properties

This penthouse at the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown has panoramic views of the Potomac River. The 4,100-square-foot, four-bedroom, five-bath home has an eat-in kitchen, a breakfast area and a family room. The master suite has a private balcony and a luxurious bathroom. The home comes with all the amenities and services of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and parking for two cars.


(Sean Shanahan)

• 2404 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington
$5.95 million
Agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in 1921, this Colonial Revival style home in Kalorama has been renovated by Jim Gibson and includes more than 8,200 square feet. The home has high ceilings, an open kitchen and family room, an elevator, a nine-person movie theater, a wine cellar, seven bedrooms and 10 baths. The master suite has his-and-hers bathrooms and dressing rooms. The grounds include gardens and a swimming pool.


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• 5600 Wisconsin Ave., Penthouse 18-B, Chevy Chase, Md.
$5.5 million
Agent: Nancy Itteilag, Long & Foster Real Estate

The 3,500-square-foot penthouse at Somerset House has been fully renovated and includes a balcony with views to the south and east with more than 900 square feet of entertaining space. The home has three bedrooms, four baths, four parking spaces, three storage units, a natural gas fireplace and a custom wood-paneled library.


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• 10250 Akhtanar Dr., Great Falls
$5.2 million
Agent: Penny Yerks, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in 1991, this gated estate rests on five acres with a swimming pool, a carriage house, a tennis court and an eight-car garage. The 12,000-square-foot home, which was renovated and expanded by the current owners, has three kitchens, a media room, seven bedrooms and nine baths.


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• 1000 Turkey Run Rd., McLean
$4.8 million
Agents: Susan Koehler, Nancy Taylor Bubes and Mark McFadden, Washington Fine Properties

The estate rests on a 1.5 acre corner lot with a limestone terrace, multiple patios, a swimming pool and a four-car garage. Inside, the four-level home has a first-floor master suite, seven fireplaces, hardwood flooring, a reception hall, a formal living room and dining room, a mahogany library, a kitchen open to the breakfast room and family room. Built in 2003, the home has four additional bedrooms, each with a private full bath, a finished lower level and a loft.


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• 1030 Harvey Rd., McLean
$4.199 million
Agents: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy, Keller Williams Realty

Built in 2003, this home rests on 1.23 acres. The 10,200-square-foot home has six bedrooms, eight baths and four fireplaces, as well as a two-story foyer with a marble floor, a formal living room and dining room and a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. The master bedroom has a sitting area and two walk-in closets. The grounds include a flagstone patio, a swimming pool and hot tub and extensive landscaping as well as a four-car garage.

Michele Lerner is a freelance writer.