Bride & Groom MOM Subscribe

Find Local

Luxury Homes: April 2008

Former Bush aide sells for $1.3 million. Wizard Andray Blatche, NPR’s Diane Rehm, and Channel 9’s Tracey Neale make deals.

Wizards forward/center Andray Blatche bought this Mitchellville home with a four-car garage for $1.4 million. Photograph by David Pipkin
News anchor Tracey Neale sold this Georgetown home for $1.3 million—nearly $400,000 more than what she paid. Photograph by David Pipkin

In DC: Former Channel 9 news anchor Tracey Neale sold a four-bedroom, four-bath Federal-style brick rowhouse in Georgetown’s West Village for $1.3 million. The house, which Neale bought in January 2005 for $935,000, has a wrought-iron gated front and a private patio.

Business executive and civic leader Terence Golden bought a two-bedroom, three-bath penthouse on Military Road in Chevy Chase for $2 million. The 2,650-square-foot condo has a two-story master bedroom, terrace with Viking grill, and wet bar. Golden is chair of DC’s Bailey Capital Corporation, a private investment company. From 1995 until 2000, he was president of Host Marriott Corporation. He is also chair of the Federal City Council, a civic organization of Washington business leaders.

Businessman Miles Gilburne and his wife, Nina Zolt, bought a two-bedroom, three-bath condo on E Street in Penn Quarter for $1.5 million. Gilburne, a former senior vice president at AOL, is a managing member of ZG Ventures, a venture-capital firm. Zolt is cochair and cofounder of ePals, an online education company.

Radio talk-show host Diane Rehm and her husband, lawyer John Rehm, bought a two-bedroom, three-bath corner condo in the Colonnade on New Mexico Avenue for $800,000. Rehm hosts The Diane Rehm Show on NPR and has written two books: Finding My Voice and, with her husband, Toward Commitment.

DC Superior Court judge John Mott bought a four-bedroom, four-bath Colonial in Northwest DC for $900,000. The house has a library, guesthouse, and rear patio. Mott was named to the court in 2000 by President Clinton.

National Building Museum president Chase Rynd bought a condo in the Lofts Eleven building near Logan Circle for $1.3 million.

Former Bush communications director Dan Bartlett sold this Chevy Chase home for $1.3 million. Photograph by David Pipkin.

In Maryland: Former George W. Bush aide Dan Bartlett and his wife, Allyson, sold a three-bedroom, three-bath Colonial in Chevy Chase for $1.3 million. Bartlett resigned as White House counselor in 2007; he is now a senior strategist at the Austin, Texas, office of Public Strategies, a public-affairs firm.

Washington Wizards forward/center Andray Blatche bought a house in Mitchellville for $1.4 million. Built in 2007, the 7,000-square-foot house sits on more than an acre of land. Blatche was drafted by the Wizards directly from high school in the second round of the 2005 NBA draft.

Most Popular on Washingtonian

Everything You Need to Know About Pho*

9 Restaurants Native Washingtonians Love (Even If No Else Does)

15 Casual (But Still Really Cool) Gifts for Your New Boyfriend

The First Thanksgiving Took Place in Virginia, not Massachusetts

The Unbelievable Story of the Guy Who Jumped the White House Fence Four Times

The Great Washington Bucket List: 50 Things Every Local Needs to Do

Best Places to Ski Near DC, VA, & MD

Free Things to Do in DC This Weekend November 25-29: A Complimentary Turkey Fry

20 Great Walks Around Washington, DC