Luxury Homes: February 2007
Freddie Mac exec buys for $3.6 million in Great Falls. Beer magnate Gary Heurich sells in Georgetown. Times reporter pays $2.95 million in Chevy Chase.
In DC: Interior designer Mary Douglas Drysdale bought a six-bedroom, four-bath Federal-style rowhouse on R Street in Kalorama for $2 million. The house was built in 1900 and renovated in 2001.
Beer heir Gary F. Heurich sold a four-bedroom, four-bath brick Victorian on Potomac Street in Georgetown for $1.05 million. Heurich’s family company, Olde Heurich Brewing, was founded in Washington in 1873 and now brews Foggy Bottom Lager.
American Red Cross executive D. Eric Pogue paid $1.3 million for a two-bedroom, three-bath condo on Belmont Street in Columbia Heights. Pogue is a senior vice president and chief diversity officer for the Red Cross.
In Virginia: Anthony Piszel, Freddie Mac’s chief financial officer, and wife Bonnie bought a five-bedroom, eight-bath Colonial on Innsbruck Avenue in Great Falls for $3.6 million. The house on five acres overlooks a lake and has a floating staircase, a four-car garage, and two kitchens.
In Maryland: Biotechnology executive David Mott and wife Alice paid $1.2 million for a 1925 house on Underwood Street in Chevy Chase. Mott is CEO of MedImmune, a local biotech company.
Writer and teacher Michael Ortiz and his wife, Kathleen, bought a four-bedroom, four-bath house on Potomac’s Stable House Court for $1.02 million. Ortiz, who teaches at the Heights School in Potomac, wrote the children’s novel Swan Town: The Secret Journal of Susanna Shakespeare, published last year.