Market Leaders | Highest Sales Prices | August 2019

The top condominium sales price in the Washington, DC area in August is $3,025,000, paid for Unit #702 at The Lauren in Bethesda. The 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath luxury residence has a very spacious 3,223 square foot floorplan. A clean, contemporary white-on-white ambiance melds nicely with rich architectural details such as soaring tray ceilings. A direct access elevator, dark gray hardwood floors, vented gas fireplace, multiple balconies, large laundry room and expansive master bedroom suite are just a few of the other features. Coming in a solid second at $2,650,000 is Unit #1 at the Wormley School in Georgetown. It is the first sale at the historic brick schoolhouse building since August 24, 2018. Two ground floor units were combined to form this 2,700 square foot residence. At the center is a lovely gourmet kitchen with a family room to one side and an open living/dining space to the other. The master bedroom suite has a huge en-suite bath, while the second bedroom suite also has its own full bathroom. Delightful extras include an elegant foyer, a sunroom, a large laundry room and a private landscaped terrace that’s nearly as large as the home itself.

Third place goes to Unit #62 at Dumbarton Place in Dupont Circle. The 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath penthouse with a den and 2,002 square feet of space closed at $1,650,000. An updated gourmet kitchen includes Viking, Bosch and Sub-Zero stainless steel appliances while luxurious spa baths offer all the bells and whistles, including heated towel racks. Coming in fourth is Unit #504 at the venerable Watergate complex in Foggy Bottom. This striking cooperative apartment with 2-bedrooms, 2.5-baths, marble and parquet floors, 1,809 square feet of living space and a wraparound balcony with unbelievable panoramic Potomac River views, closed at $1,625,000. The unit also had the fourth-highest price per square foot at $898.29.

Fifth place goes to #402 at Hampden Row in Bethesda. With a sales price of $1,595,000, this recently constructed luxury condo has 2-bedrooms, 2.5-baths, 1,925 square feet of living space, rich dark hardwood floors, lovely wainscoting and custom wall treatments. Stroll to all the Bethesda Row shops and restaurants! Closing out the pack is Unit #201 at Somerset House in Friendship Heights which sold for $1,225,000. The 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment with 1,795 square feet of living space has a welcoming foyer, hardwood floors that are laid diagonally, a formal dining room with built-ins, tray ceilings, dramatic room shapes, lavish baths and a large balcony overlooking the gazebo.

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