There were a number of impressive sales in the Washington, DC area in November, but one stands heads above the rest. Unit #PRESP2 is the Presidential Penthouse at the full-service Ritz-Carlton West End in the perennially popular West End neighborhood. The renovated 5,664 square foot apartment comes with three bedroom suites, a family room, living room, dining room, office and three private balconies. It listed at the beginning of November for $9.5 million and went under contract three days later, closing later in the same month for $9,150,000. The spacious sky mansion also capture top honors in the price per square foot category, at $1,615.47. Coming in second is Unit #811 at The Adagio in Bethesda. With a robust sales price of $3,335,000, the two-level penthouse has plenty to brag about, with four bedrooms, four full baths, two half-baths and 4,740 square feet of living space. Highlights on the first level include two separate gourmet kitchens, an incredible owners’ suite, an office, a media room with wet bar and wine fridge, and a private balcony. Floating spiral stairs lead up to a huge loft area with exposed metal ceilings, game rooms, a wraparound wet bar, a full bath, and a 1,635 square foot private roof deck.
Third place goes to Unit #606 at the Residences at Harbourside in Georgetown, with a $3,150,000 closing price. The elegant home offers three bedrooms and 4.5 baths, with over 4,100 square feet of living spread over two levels, and an additional 2,500 sq. ft. of private outdoor space on two levels. Other features include hardwood floors, a fireplace, a showcase kitchen, a lavish owners’ suite, and incredible views down the Potomac River. Unit #32 at 2029 Connecticut in Kalorama nabs fourth place at $2,600,000. The 3,200 square foot residence with its high ceilings, four beds, 3.5 baths and a newly renovated kitchen is part of one Washington’s grand old Beaux Arts buildings. A fifth bedroom is currently used as an office/den.
Coming in fifth is Unit #6C at Wardman Tower in Woodley Park. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bath residence has a 3,123 square foot layout with six-inch wide oak herringbone flooring, custom millwork and an impressive eat-in kitchen with Henrybuit cabinetry, Thermador appliances and Pentalquartz coastal gray counters. The sales price was $2,550,000. Closing out the bunch is Unit #502 at 2501 M in the West End at $2,500,000. The 2,081 square-foot modern residence with its floor-to-ceiling windows and sleek, minimalist finishes has two bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a private balcony. It also captured the third-highest price per sq. ft. at $1,201.35.
To see all the hottest building and category winners in November visit our DC Penthouse and Luxury Condo Marketing Activity Report.
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