In an unusual twist, the most expensive home sold in the Washington area in 2015 topped the list once more in 2016. The two historic mansions that housed the Textile Museum were sold together in May 2015 for $19 million. Seventeen months later, they were snapped up for $23 million by Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, who plans to convert them into a residence, which allowed the property to be included in our annual list of the most expensive homes sold in the region.

Some sales — such as the 210-acre parcel of the former Paul and Bunny Mellon estate in Upperville, Va., that sold for $4.87 million — are not on the list because they were not considered residential sales.

Because the list is compiled by MRIS, only sales recorded in the multiple-listing service by Dec. 31 are taken into account. Private, multifamily residential and commercial sales did not make the list.

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With the arrival of President-elect Donald Trump, Washington’s luxury market has gone into overdrive. Commerce secretary nominee Wilbur Ross snapped up Adrienne Arsht’s former house in Massachusetts Avenue Heights, which had been sitting on the market for more than a year at $12 million. But because the sale had not finalized before the end of the year, it was not included.

Michael Rankin of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, who was the buyer’s agent for this year’s top sale and the listing agent on two more properties in the top 10, said his firm is working to find homes for several Trump administration officials. Because of non-disclosure agreements, he declined to say which ones.

“The luxury market was moving along well,” he said. “It was very active. But [Trump’s election] unquestionably gave it a boost, a shot in the arm.”

$23 million (list price $22 million)

2320-2330 S St. NW, Washington, D.C.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 10/14

Approximate square-footage: 27,000

Lot size: 0.78 acre

Listing agent: Andrew Qian, Weichert Realtors

The two historic mansions in Kalorama housed the Textile Museum for nearly 90 years until the museum moved to George Washington University’s campus. In 1912, Textile Museum founder George Hewitt Myers hired John Russell Pope, architect of the Jefferson Memorial, to design his home at 2320 S St. A decade later, Myers bought the adjacent mansion, which was designed by architect Waddy Butler Wood. Both properties are on the National Register of Historic Places. Barnes Vanze Architects will renovate the property for new owner Jeff Bezos.

$10.4 million (list price $14.7 million)

3055 Whitehaven St., Washington, D.C.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 7/8

Approximate square-footage: 12,000

Lot size: 0.30 acre

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Listing agent: Matthew McCormick, formerly Washington Fine Properties, now Compass

Designed by Washington architect Nathan C. Wyeth, who designed the West Wing of the White House and created the first Oval Office, the home was built in 1930 in the Palladian style. It was where Paul Mellon, the late heir to the Mellon banking fortune and the primary benefactor of the National Gallery of Art, and his wife, Bunny, once displayed their extensive art collection. The house next door was their in-town residence. In 2000, it was featured as the National Symphony Orchestra Show House.

$9.1 million (list price $10 million)

3134 Ellicott St. NW, Washington, D.C.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 6/10

Approximate square-footage: 6,518

Lot size: 1.1 acre

Listing agent: Nancy Taylor Bubes, Washington Fine Properties

The 1925 Tudor in the Forest Hills neighborhood was built for George N. Everett, a vice president of the late Washington department store chain Woodward & Lothrop. The fieldstone house has a massive great room with a soaring ceiling. The exposed beams in the ceiling resemble the ribs of a Viking ship. A pool house, with a large clubroom and kitchenette, is near the swimming pool. A one-bedroom apartment is above the three-car detached garage. The home was featured as a DC Design House in 2011.

$7.175 million (list price $8.775 million)

1641 Lake Farm Rd., Marshall, Va.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 4/5

Approximate square-footage: 7,000

Lot size: 350 acres

Listing agent: John Coles, Thomas & Talbot Real Estate

Known as Atoka Farm, the estate is where John Warner and Elizabeth Taylor were wed and lived during their six-year marriage. In the 1980s, Warner, by then a Republican U.S. senator, hosted an annual Atoka Country Supper, which attracted prominent politicians such as then-Vice President George H.W. Bush. Taylor kept horses in the barns. The farm takes its name from a Cherokee Indian chief. The fieldstone manor dates from 1816. The property includes an indoor pool, tennis court, barns, run-in sheds and a half-mile of waterfront on Goose Creek.

$7.15 million (list price $7.15 million)

1202 Ballantrae Lane, McLean, Va.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 6/13

Approximate square footage: 18,900

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Lot size: 0.92 acre

Listing agent: Penny Yerks, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

ALM Builders constructed the four-level limestone mansion in 2015. The grand marble foyer has a handcrafted plaster dome. The top floor has leather paneling, a fireplace, a wet bar and a floor-to-ceiling glass wall that overlooks the back yard. The Bordignon Camillo cabinetry in the kitchen, office and master bathrooms was crafted in Italy. A sunroom, with floor-to-ceiling glass on three sides, overlooks a slate patio. The lower level has a wine cellar, a wet bar, a home theater and an exercise room. An elevator runs to all four floors.

$7.1 million (list price $10.5 million)

2401 Kalorama Rd., Washington, D.C.

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 Bedrooms/bathrooms: 6/9

Approximate square-footage: 8,820

Lot size: 0.55 acre

Listing agent: William F.X. Moody, Washington Fine Properties

The 1754 Georgian-style mansion is the oldest house in the District. It was built as a summer home in Danvers, Mass., for Robert Hooper. In 1934, a D.C. couple, George and Miriam Morris, bought it and moved it to the Kalorama neighborhood. The three-story residence is around the corner from where President Obama will live post-White House and two blocks from Ivanka Trump’s new home. It is known as Lindens for the linden trees that lined the driveway in Massachusetts.

$6.5 million ($7.995 million)

7118 Glenbrook Rd., Bethesda, Md.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 8/6

Approximate square-footage: 9,522

Lot size: 0.81 acre

Listing agent: Marc Fleisher, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Designed by Alexandria architect David Jameson, the 2009 contemporary home is a panoply of wood, stone and glass. The design connects the house to its surroundings with the two wings threaded through the treescape. The focal point is the center pavilion, which contains the spaces for living, cooking and eating. Its ceiling of custom-milled mahogany tiles resembles a honeycomb. The house is heated and cooled by a geothermal heat pump and has multiple balconies, decks and terraces.

$6.3 million ($6.85 million)

2823 N St. NW, Washington, D.C.

Bedrooms/bathrooms: 6/8

Approximate square-footage: 5,400

Lot size: 0.17 acre

Listing agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Known as the Admiral Aaron Weaver house, the Greek Revival was built circa 1850. Weaver was in the first class to graduate from the Naval Academy and spent more than 20 years in sea service. He later was in command of the Washington Navy Yard. Georgetown architect Dale Overmyer updated the home while retaining many of its period characteristics. Two houses were combined to make the home, which is set up on a hill behind a stone wall.

$6.125 million ($6.95 million)

948 Melvin Rd., Annapolis, Md.

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Bedrooms/bathrooms: 5/7

Approximate square-footage: 10,000

Lot size: 7.9 acres

Listing agent: Georgie Berkinshaw, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Designed by Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects of Annapolis and built by West River Builders, the 2002 home has a mahogany, cedar and stone exterior. The property has nearly 400 feet of waterfront, protected deepwater piers, a boathouse and three slips on Little Aberdeen Creek. It also has a three-stall barn, fenced pastures, a swimming pool and outdoor terraces. Landscaping includes silver maples, an herb garden, azaleas, dogwoods, lilacs and oaks.

$6 million (list price $6.5 million)

1688 31st St. NW, Washington, D.C.

Bedrooms/bathrooms: 7/5

Approximate square-footage: 8,840

Lot size: 0.21 acre

Listing agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

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Located between two grand Georgetown estates, Dumbarton Oaks and Tudor Place, the circa 1870 Victorian was home to Sen. Robert Taft (R-Ohio), the son of the 27th president; prominent lawyer David Ginsburg and his wife, Ina, who fled the Nazis and became a doyenne of Washington society; and Pat Dixson, real estate agent for Washington’s power elite. It has been the scene of countless elegant parties, sophisticated dinners and stylish fundraisers. House Beautiful featured the home on its cover in 1960.

Top 5 sales in the District

$23 million

2320-2330 S St. NW

The two historic mansions — one designed by John Russell Pope, the other by Waddy Butler Wood — sold in 2015 for $19 million. They were resold in 2016 for $1 million above list price. Listing agent: Andrew Qian, Weichert Realtors

$10.4 million

3055 Whitehaven St. NW

Designed by Nathan C. Wyeth, who designed the West Wing of the White House, the home was where Paul and Bunny Mellon displayed their extensive art collection.

Listing agent: Matthew McCormick, formerly of Washington Fine Properties, now Compass

$9.1 million

3134 Ellicott St. NW

The 1925 Tudor in the Forest Hills neighborhood was featured as a DC Design House in 2011. Listing agent: Nancy Taylor Bubes, Washington Fine Properties

$7.1 million

 2401 Kalorama Rd. NW

The 1754 Georgian-style mansion is the oldest house in the District.

Listing agent: William F.X. Moody, Washington Fine Properties

$6.5 million

2823 N St. NW

Known as the Admiral Aaron Weaver house, the Greek Revival was built circa 1850.

Listing agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Top 5 sales in Maryland

$6.5 million

7118 Glenbrook Rd., Bethesda.

Alexandria architect David Jameson designed this 2009 contemporary home.

Listing agent: Marc Fleisher, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

$6.125 million

948 Melvin Rd., Annapolis.

The 2002 home is on nearly eight acres that includes 400 feet of waterfront, a boathouse and three slips on Little Aberdeen Creek.

Listing agent: Georgie Berkinshaw, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$5.45 million

13331 Signal Tree Lane, Potomac.

The 52-acre estate has a heated pool, grass tennis court and service and run-in barns.

Listing agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

$5.35 million

7600 Exeter Rd., Bethesda.

The 1918 home in the Edgemoor neighborhood has five fireplaces.

Listing agent: Sherry Davis, Washington Fine Properties

$4.9 million

17 Revell St., Annapolis.

The historic residence is on a point on Spa Creek with 260 feet waterfront and five deep water slips.

Listing agent: Constance Cadwell, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Top 5 sales in Virginia

$7.175 million

1641 Lake Farm Rd., Marshall.

Known as Atoka Farm, the estate is where John Warner and Elizabeth Taylor were wed and lived during their six-year marriage.

Listing agent: John Coles, Thomas & Talbot Real Estate

$7.15 million

1202 Ballantrae Lane, McLean.

ALM Builders constructed the four-level limestone mansion in 2015.

Listing agent: Penny Yerks, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

$5 million

1125 Crest Lane, McLean.

The 2006 Colonial was designed by architect Richard Leggin.

Listing agent: Penny Yerks, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

$4.685 million

401 Duke St., Alexandria.

The center-hall Colonial has a wood-paneled library, six fireplaces and a two-car garage. Listing agent: Jennifer Halm, McEnearney Associates

$4.625 million

4333 Longwood Lane, Catlett.

The 1869 manor home is on a 624-acre farm with two ponds, a cottage and a 12,000-square-foot barn.

Listing agent: Janeen Marconi, Hunt Country Sotheby’s International Realty