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, we compiled a list of some of the most expensive houses for sale in the Washington area.

This month, four of the 10 most expensive new listings are mansions in the Kalorama neighborhood of Northwest Washington, home to former president Barack Obama as well as President Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her family. One custom-designed house comes with a private ballroom and another has a rooftop terrace overlooking the city. Four include infinity-edge swimming pools.

 3101 Chain Bridge Rd. NW, Washington

$8.1 million

Agents: Marc Fleisher and Michael Kay, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

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Built in 2004, this six-level, custom house in the Kent neighborhood of Northwest Washington, overlooking Battery Kemble Park, has more than 14,000 square feet. The mansion has seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, six fireplaces and a four-car garage. The home has been designed for entertaining in spaces such as the formal living and dining rooms, the family room and a screened porch. The top level has a ballroom and a rooftop terrace. An elevator links all six levels. The grounds include multiple decks and terraces, an infinity-edge swimming pool and a guesthouse.

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• 604 Boyle Lane, McLean, Va.

$6,975,000

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

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This custom home, designed by Barnes Vanze Architects with interiors by designer Barry Dixon and built by Horizon Builders in 1999, is listed for sale for the first time since it was built. The five-acre estate overlooks the Potomac River and includes an infinity-edge swimming pool, gardens, a waterfall, two ponds, terraces, a three-car garage and gated parking for more than 15 cars. The house has six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, three fireplaces and more than 9,700 square feet of living space with a living room with a beamed ceiling and a screened porch with river views.

• 2200 Kalorama Circle NW, Washington

$6,495,000

Agents: Louis Cardenas and Gordon Harrison, Compass

This corner property in Kalorama, built in 1934, has four levels of living space with historic architectural details. The seven-bedroom house has seven bathrooms, three fireplaces and a two-car garage. The living and dining rooms are large to accommodate formal entertaining and multiple rooms have French doors leading to terraces and to an upper-level balcony.

• 2404 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington

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$5.95 million

Agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in 1921, this Colonial Revival-style mansion in Kalorama has been renovated by Jim Gibson and includes 8,241 square feet with seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms on four levels. The house includes high ceilings and classic architectural details, an open kitchen and family room with an exposed beam ceiling, a home theater, four fireplaces, an elevator and a wine cellar. Two sets of French doors open onto a terrace that overlooks gardens and a heated swimming pool. Three sets of French doors open from the lower level onto a shaded brick patio.

• 2121 Dunmore Lane NW, Washington

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$5.75 million

Agents: Marc Fleisher and Jonathan Taylor, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Designed by GTM Architects and built by Sandy Spring Builders in 2014, this Phillips Park house has nearly 10,000 square feet with eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The house includes a two-story great room with picture windows that open onto a terrace, a formal dining room, a family room, a living room and an open kitchen. The four-level house has a game room on the upper level and the grounds include a four-car garage, multiple terraces and an infinity-edge swimming pool.

• 2446 Kalorama Rd. NW, Washington

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$5.55 million

Agents: Michael Rankin and Theo Adamstein, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

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Designed by architect Joseph Whelan, this French Provincial-style Kalorama house was built in 1927 on an elevated lot with a landscaped terrace. The renovated four-level house has six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two fireplaces, a curved staircase, a living room with a fireplace and balcony and a new family room and a new  kitchen with upgraded appliances and marble counters and floors. French doors connect the entertaining rooms with the terrace and the renovated bathrooms include marble floors. The upper level includes a study or guest bedroom and a sunroom.

• 5310 Moorland Lane, Bethesda, Md.

$5.5 million

Agent: Margot Wilson, Washington Fine Properties

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Built in 1918, this brick Colonial-style house in the Edgemoor neighborhood of Bethesda has been owned by the same family for more than four decades. The four-level house has six bedrooms, five bathrooms and two fireplaces. The 28,000-square-foot lot has a deep back yard with a pond and a swimming pool. The house is within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the Bethesda Metro station.

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• 2425 L St. NW #700, Washington

$5.4 million

Agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This penthouse at the Columbia condo in the West End, built in 2006, was designed by Mark Stumer of Mojo Stumer Associates and includes walls of windows overlooking the city. The unit has 3,690 square feet with three bedrooms and four bathrooms and has direct elevator access into its foyer. The condo has Brazilian Cherry hardwood flooring, built-in cabinets, a reception area, a family room, a kitchen, a 33-foot-long living and dining area and four private terraces. The master suite includes a loft in one of the building’s two cupolas, with views of the city from three sides. Four garage parking spaces and five storage units are included.

• 10017 Bentcross Dr., Potomac, Md.

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$5,295,000

Agent: Maura Shannon, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in 1990, this contemporary style home in the Falconhurst neighborhood rests on a wooded lot and was extensively renovated in 2010 by BOWA. The three-level house has more than 10,700 square feet with six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, high ceilings, walls of windows, a home theater and a gym. The grounds include extensive entertaining space, an infinity-edge swimming pool, a tennis court with a basketball hoop and a three-car garage.

• 6 Kalorama Circle NW, Washington

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$5.2 million

Agent: Michael Rankin, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This Kalorama residence, built in 1930, sits on a large lot with gardens and a fountain, several terraces and a detached four-car garage. The four-level house has an elevator, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and four fireplaces, with entertaining spaces in the living room, dining room, a conservatory with windows on three sides and a third-floor family room with 11-foot-high ceilings and views of the garden, Rock Creek Park and Washington National Cathedral. The rooftop deck has 360-degree views of the city. The lower level has another family room and additional living space.

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