$10 Million and Up: The 3 Priciest Homes to Sell in the DC Area in 2023

  • March 30th 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

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Today, UrbanTurf takes a look at the three priciest homes to sell in the DC area so far in 2023. Those properties include a former ambassador's residence, a home with an indoor sports court, and a house that was just completed last year. 


Brand New in Wesley Heights

This six-bedroom home completed in Wesley Heights in 2022 sold in January for just under $10 million, making it the third priciest home to sell in the DC area so far this year. The 9,000 square foot house is a collaboration between architect Thomson & Cooke and local homebuilder Zantzinger. The property backs up to Battery Kemble Park and is filled with light throughout its three levels thanks to expansive windows. Other standout features include fully automated audio visual, heating/ cooling and security systems, an oversized gourmet kitchen with dual islands, a primary suite with two dressing rooms and a lower level with access to a heated pool, private side yard, and exercise and recreation rooms.

  • Address: 4620 Cathedral Avenue NW (map)
  • Sales Price: $9.45 million
  • Bedrooms: Six
  • Bathrooms: Eight
  • Square Feet: 9,250
  • Listing Agent: Lee Arrowood, Compass

Photo courtesy of Maxwell MacKenzie.


Just Under $11 Million For Seven Bedrooms in McLean

This seven-bedroom Virginia property, inspired by homes found in the French countryside, sold for $10.8 million at the beginning of the year. The home's exterior was "hand-crafted from 300 tons of foundational field stone primarily sourced from century-old structures along the Oregon Trail," according to the listing description. Other standout features include a primary suite with an in-home office and two walk-in closets, a two-story library, a media and game room, a gym, a wine cellar and a huge room with suspended spring floors that could be used as an indoor sports court.

  • Address: 1113 Langley Lane, McLean, VA (map)
  • Sales Price: $10.8 million
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: Eight
  • Square Feet: 16,000
  • Listing Agents: Mark Lowham, Will Thomas, TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Photo courtesy of Adam Albright.


Former Ambassador Residence Sells For $17 Million

The priciest home to sell in DC this year is the 12,200 square-foot former ambassadorial residence for the Swedish government. The listing, located on Nebraska Avenue NW, closed for $17.3 million in February. The home hit the market in November for $19.5 million and received nearly a dozen offers. 

The seven-bedroom property sits on seven acres, and features a commercial grade kitchen, formal library and ballroom as well as a greenhouse and lighted tennis court on the grounds. The home was purchased by Clemens Builders and Banks Development. The developers intend to restore the main residence but no other plans have been shared at this time. Since 1950, the residence has been home to twelve Swedish ambassadors. 

  • Address: 3900 Nebraska Avenue NW (map)
  • Sales Price: $17.3 million
  • Bedrooms: Seven
  • Bathrooms: 7.5
  • Square Feet: 11,212
  • Listing Agents: Cara Pearlman, TJ Morton, Compass

Photo courtesy of Cassandra Spicer McKevitt and VSI Aerial. 

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/10_million_and_up_the_3_priciest_homes_to_sell_in_the_dc_area/20844.

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