Topping the highest priced new condo listings in May is Unit #PH1215E at Towers Condominium in the Cathedral Heights neighborhood. The six-bedroom penthouse with 6.5 baths and 9,450 square feet of living space spread out over two levels, is offered at $5,999,999. Soaring ceilings include cove, tray, and coffered detailing, while floors are a combination of marble, wood inlay, and carpet. From sweeping stairways to Art Deco accents and a giant roof-level terrace overlooking Glover Archbold Park, this iconic mid-century residence was the personal home of noted developer and philanthropist Melvin Gelman. Second place goes to Unit #7D at the legendary Wardman Tower, listed for $4,750,000. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bath apartment has 4,648 sq. ft. of space including a stunning library with fireplace and wet bar, and a huge open living and dining area with windows wrapping around two sides. Beautiful herringbone floors, multiple balconies, and an incredible eat-in kitchen with Henrybuilt custom cabinetry, Thermador appliances, and Pendalquartz counters help complete the picture.
Coming in third is Unit #1507 at The Odyssey in Rosslyn. Listed at $2,995,000, the three-bedroom, 3.5-bath penthouse with walls of windows throughout, has a spacious 3,180 square foot layout. Blonde hardwoods, a fabulous open gourmet kitchen and a long private balcony add to the allure. Unit #508 at 1745N in DC’s Dupont Circle is next up with a $2,875,000 price tag. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bath penthouse with 2,449 sq. ft. of space is part of the Historic Row development, melding vintage rowhouses with new condo construction. Modern style, wide-plank floors, and vintage exposed brick accents, come together beautifully at this open and airy residence with two parking spaces thrown in for good measure.
Unit #1503 at Somerset House in Chevy Chase takes fifth place at $2,695,000. The two-bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment with a 3,021 square foot floorplan and a refined modern interior makeover from Ella Scott Design is now under contract. Closing out this group is Unit #2004 at the always popular Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn. Offered at $2,635,000, the spectacular penthouse comes with a private elevator, Brazilian hardwood floors, two primary suites, an additional third bedroom/den, two parking spaces, giant window walls, and an expansive private terrace featuring the most sublime views of the Potomac River.
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