Most Expensive Homes Sold in the DC Area in Q1 2009

by Mark Wellborn

Eight-Bedroom Rowhouse in Kalorama

Local real estate blogger (one of our favorites) Dewita Soeharjono has compiled a list of the top ten home/condo sales in the DC area for the first quarter of 2009. See some of the notable properties below.

  • A five-level, eight-bedroom mansion sold in McLean for $16M, a discount of $3M off its original listing price. The property has a total 30,000 square feet of space and apparently took five years to build.
  • An eight-bedroom rowhouse in Kalorama with five full and two half-baths. The property has a lounge with a media room, a roof terrace and a large detached two-car garage. It sold for $4.195M, $800k less than its original list price.
  • The now famous Ritz Carlton penthouse in Georgetown that we wrote about here, here and here. The four-bedroom unit has 3,100 square feet of terrace space and 4,400 square feet of interior space. It sold for $7.295M, a record for a condo in DC.

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  1. urbantrekker said at 11:03 am on Wednesday April 8, 2009:

    ..thanks for the shoutout!!

  1. Jesse - BuildingDC.com said at 10:20 pm on Monday April 13, 2009:

    ACTUALLY - it was originally listed for $6 million and was relisted at $5 million and sold for $4.2.  My team at Long and Foster was the original listing team when the place was in shambles and it sold for the upper $2 mil’s in hopes to flip it for a quick $2 mil in profit.  Apparently the tables turned.  Originally Gregg Busch and Brook Rose were interested in buying it when someone came and made an all cash offer on their home at 2116 Wyoming but they found a place elsewhere.  I have to give it to the developer of this home though, its amazing what they did to the place.  They still made out like bandits.

    Believe it or not, rumor had it that the original owner was a plastic surgeon and practiced in the basement, right down the center middle staircase.

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