Topping the list of over-asking sales prices in October is Unit #705 at Lionsgate in Bethesda. The elegant corner apartment with two bedrooms, two baths and 1,665 sq. ft. of living space, gets tons of natural light from its oversized windows, bathing the lovely wood floors in a radiant glow. After listing for $1,115,000, the condo ultimately closed at $1,201,000, translating to 104.43 percent of asking. Second place goes to Unit #302 at Butterfield House on Capitol Hill. The one-bedroom, one-bath flat with richly hued hardwoods and a huge window bay in the living area, had been offered at $450,000 before closing at $463,250, or 102.94 percent.
Unit #311 at the Kalorama Lofts in the Kalorama neighborhood captures third place honors, having listed for $949,900 before selling for $975,000, representing 102.64 percent of the original price. The two-bedroom, two-bath residence has a unique half-circle floorplan, with industrial chic finishes and a fun private balcony. Fourth place goes to Unit #1507 at Somerset House in the exclusive Parc Somerset gated community in Chevy Chase. With two bedrooms, a den, 2.5 baths and 2,092 square feet of luxurious living space, the swanky apartment sold for $1,425,250 after listing for $1.4 million (101.80 percent).
In fifth place is Unit #615 at City Vista in the Mount Vernon Triangle. The two-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment has a large den that’s perfect for working from home, as well as a modern open gourmet kitchen, a private balcony and 1,433 square feet of living space, It closed at $965,000 after listing for $949,000, equaling 101.69 percent. Our final honoree in October’s price to sales ratio is Unit #401 at Union Row in the U Street Corridor. This two-bedroom, two-bath modern flat with soaring ceilings and exposed overhead ductwork, also comes with a chic open den/office and a delightful private terrace. Other features include beautiful hardwood floors and a Euro-style gourmet kitchen that recesses into a single wall. The apartment was offered at $785,000 and sold for $790,000, or 100.64 percent of the original price.
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