Market Leaders | Most Units Sold | December 2019

There are three buildings in the Washington area that had three sales each in December. Somerset House in Friendship Heights is known for its high-end, spacious residences. Unit #1002 at the luxurious gated community is the second-highest sale of the month at $3,005,000. The 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath apartment with marble foyer, country-style chef’s kitchen and wraparound balcony has a 3,399 square foot floor plan, which also makes it the fifth-highest price per sq. ft. sale. Another noteworthy sale at Somerset House is Unit #1201 with 2-bedrooms, 2-baths and 1,593 square feet of living space. The luxurious flat closed at full price for $1,100,000.

The trendy 2020 Lofts atop the U Street Corridor also accounted for three closings. Completed in 2005, the nine-story building overlooks a historic neighborhood that is bustling with renewed urban energy, revitalized landmark theaters and music venues. Among the transactions is the month’s highest list-to-sales closing; Unit #713. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath flat with 1,081 square feet of space, massive floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors throughout and exposed overhead ductwork listed for $799,900 and sold for $835,000.  The Residences at Gallery Place at 777 7th Place in Chinatown also had three sales in December. The 11-story luxury condominium literally sits atop the Gallery Place Metro Station—commuting could never be more convenient. Those living at Gallery Place enjoy a vibrant and bustling urban Downtown location, with scads of bars, restaurants, museums, shops and entertainment venues that are literally just steps away.

There were no fewer than five buildings with two sales each! These are: 2501 M in the West End, 1745 N in Dupont Circle, Lionsgate in Bethesda, Madrigal Lofts in Mount Vernon Triangle, and the grand old Dresden with its curvilinear design, located in tony Kalorama. Worth noting from this batch is Unit #508 at 2501 M; a 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath modern flat that is the highest price per sq. ft. ($1,159.07) and fifth-highest overall sales price in December at $2,135,000. There are also five buildings with one sale each: 22 West in the West End, Atrium in Arlington, Chase Point in Friendship Heights, City Center in the Mount Vernon Triangle, and Clara Barton in Penn Quarter. Among the highlights is Unit #9F at 22 West; a 2-bedroom, 2-bath modern living space that has fifth-highest price per square foot at $1,037.94 and the sixth-highest sales price at $1,915,000.

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