Inside the Washington area?s most expensive homes for sale

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With the help of Rockville-based multiple-listing service Bright MLS (formerly 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 a contemporary style mansion overlooking Rock Creek Park, a McLean estate along the Potomac River and two modern condos — one in Arlington and the other in Georgetown.

• 2815 Woodland Dr. NW, Washington

$11.5 million

Agent: Marilyn Charity, Washington Fine Properties

Built in 2010, this contemporary style home in Massachusetts Avenue Heights was designed by Marshall Moya and sits on a nearly half-acre lot overlooking Rock Creek Park. The house has four bedrooms and seven bathrooms and views of the park from the great room, which has 20-foot-high ceilings. The house has slate floors, an elevator, five fireplaces, a whole house media system, a media room, a wine room, an exercise room, a sauna, a swimming pool, five separate terraces and an eight-car garage. The house was listed at $13.5 million earlier this year.

• 5702 Fern Hill Run, McLean, Va.

$7.7 million

Agents: Robert Hryniewicki, Christopher Leary, Adam Rackliffe, Washington Fine Properties

This estate on the “gold coast” of the Potomac River includes 5.4 acres on the banks of the river with water views in all four seasons. The grounds include a swimming pool and a 5,400-square-foot Mediterranean-style villa with four bedrooms, six bathrooms and two fireplaces. The villa has formal entertaining spaces, stone floors imported from Greece and a natural plaster interior. Nearly every room has large rounded windows that frame river views.

• 3512 Lowell St. NW, Washington

$7.1 million

Agent: Margot Wilson, Washington Fine Properties

The Cleveland Park home, built in 1917, has views of Washington National Cathedral from nearly every room. The 7,100-square-foot house rests on more than half an acre of property that includes a 40-foot swimming pool, gardens, a pond and a three-car garage. The renovated house has four levels with six bedrooms, two fireplaces and eight bathrooms, as well as formal living and dining rooms for entertaining.

• 1881 Nash St., #TS01, Arlington, Va.


Agents: Sherif Abdalla and Ron Mangas, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This penthouse at Turnberry Tower has been renovated into a modern-style condo by architect Salo Levinas. The 4,447-square-foot condo has three bedrooms, five bathrooms and two large terraces with views of the Potomac River, Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown. Building amenities include a swimming pool and hot tub, a fitness center and concierge services.

• 2718 32nd St. NW, Washington


Agent: Margot Wilson, Washington Fine Properties

Built in 1925, this Tudor-style house in Massachusetts Avenue Heights includes a garden with a swimming pool. The five-bedroom house has a large kitchen and family room with walls of windows and 10-foot-high ceilings, a nanny suite, a formal living room and a formal dining room. The four-level house has five fireplaces.

• 2344 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington


Agents: Christie-Anne Weiss and Christopher Ritzert, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This Flemish Revival-style townhouse on Embassy Row has been renovated and remodeled. The townhouse includes five levels reached by an elevator and an attached one-car garage with a heated driveway. Built in 1908, the five-bedroom, seven-bathroom townhouse has 6,760 square feet including a one-bedroom in-law suite on the entry level. The upper level includes an entertaining space with a roof terrace.

• 9121 Burdette Rd., Bethesda, Md.


Agent: Marc Fleisher and Lee Arrowood, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in 2007, this stone-and-stucco French country estate includes a separate guesthouse and a detached exercise room or studio for a total of more than 9,300 square feet of living space. The three-level house has an elevator, five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and four fireplaces. The master suite has two separate bathrooms and the lower level includes a home theater. The home also has a swimming pool and a five-car garage.

• 3110 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington

$5.95 million

Agent: Ted Gossett, Washington Fine Properties

This nearly 7,800-square foot house, built in 1951, has been renovated and expanded to include five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The first floor has a living room, a dining room and a family room with a wall of windows, plus a light-filled eat-in kitchen and a master suite. The house also has two masonry fireplaces and a two-car garage.

• 22781 Creighton Farms Dr., Leesburg, Va.

$5.8 million

Agent: Mark McFadden and Tricia Messerschmitt, Washington Fine Properties

Built in 2008, this 17,600-square-foot house rests on more than three acres in the gated Creighton Farms community. The three-level house has seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, seven fireplaces as well as high-tech smart house features. The master suite has a sitting room, an exercise room, a dressing room, a luxurious bathroom and a private balcony. The house also has multiple terraces, cover patios, a gazebo, a swimming pool, a putting green, a sport court and a detached three-car garage with a bedroom and loft upstairs. A second three-car garage is attached.

• 3303 Water St. NW #8H, Washington

$5.65 million

Agent: Jonnie Jamison, J2 Real Estate

This Georgetown condo has approximately 2,891 square feet plus a 1,400-square-foot riverfront terrace. The penthouse unit has water views from floor-to-ceiling windows with mechanical shades, a custom-installed sound system and custom built-in features. The condo has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a den. The kitchen has upgraded appliances and the bathrooms have Italian marble flooring. The condo comes with two garage parking spaces, two storage spaces, concierge services, a doorman, a fitness center and a swimming pool. The condo was priced at $5.75 million in August 2016.