Market Leaders | Highest Price New Listings | January 2020

The highest priced new condo listing in January was Unit #7D at Wardman Tower in Woodley Park. The 4,648 square foot residence is listed at $5,995,000 and occupies an entire wing of the historic building. There’s Austrian hardwood floors throughout, with 2-bedrooms, 3.5-baths, a large den, library, double living room, balcony, marble baths and a Henrybuilt kitchen. This spectacular city home is reminiscent of a movie from the Golden Age! In second place was Unit #1409-E at Watergate East in Foggy Bottom. The two-story penthouse with 3-bedrooms, 2.5-baths, a den and 3,750 square feet of space is priced at $3,950,000 and has been completely renovated throughout. Luxury modernism is on full display with marble floors, floating glass stairs and an incredible glossy red kitchen with stainless steel appliances. A 685 square foot private roof deck boasts up-close views of the Potomac.

Coming in a close third was Unit #PH2E at the Ritz-Carlton West End. Listed at $3,795,000, the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath penthouse has 4,008 square feet of space with custom wall treatments and three private terraces. Brazilian Cherry herringbone floors, a library, sunroom, family room, formal dining room and home office with catering kitchen add to the allure. In fourth place is a return to Wardman Tower with Unit #6F. This 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath apartment with 3,292 square feet of space listed for $3,695,000 on January 31 and closed the same day for $3,250,000! Not only was it the fourth highest list price, but the top sales amount for the month as well. This was also the first closing at the iconic building since July 19, 2019. The immaculately renovated residence has Austrian hardwood floors, flawless millwork, a Henrybuilt kitchen, sumptuous en-suite baths with heated floors, laundry room and private terrace.

In fifth place was Unit #41 at the highly contemporary Westlight in the West End. Listed at $3,180,000, the 3-bedroom, 3-bath flat has an open 2,684 square foot layout with pale hardwood floors, giant window walls and a sublime kitchen and bathrooms that evoke white-on-white cubist principles. Designed by Enrique Norten, the mixed-use building is one of the newest and most acclaimed in Washington. Our final entry in the month’s highest priced new listings is Unit #1009 at VIO in the Southwest Waterfront’s new District Wharf development. Priced at $3,000,000, the 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath modern flat with 1,985 square feet of space boasts massive window walls with southern and western exposures, plus a large private balcony. The Washington Channel, boat slips and East Potomac Park are on full display! A glossy white kitchen with recessed Thermador appliances is set into a single wall, lending to the airy and open feel.

To see all the hottest building and category winners in December visit our DC Penthouse and Luxury Condo Marketing Activity Report. is the ultimate resource with the right properties, the right firm, and the right agents. If you’re thinking of a move, you owe it to yourself to start a conversation with Jeff Wilson. Make sure you have every advantage possible working in your favor.

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