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Luxury Homes: October 2007
Discovery Communications head John Hendricks sells in Potomac for $3.5 million. Quarterback Byron Leftwich buys a Reston condo.
Former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Byron Leftwich spent $1.3 million for a new condo in Reston’s Midtown North development. A Washington native, Leftwich was a star at DC’s Woodson High School and Marshall University in West Virginia. The Jaguars picked him in the first round of the 2003 NFL draft.
In DC: Discovery Networks International CEO Gregory J. Ricca bought a three-bedroom, three-bath penthouse condo in Kalorama for $2.4 million. In a boutique building on Wyoming Avenue, the condo has a private elevator, two parking spaces, outdoor terraces, and ten-foot ceilings. Ricca joined Silver Spring–based Discovery in February; he had been an executive at MTV.
Democratic power couple Howard Wolfson and Terri McCullough bought a four-bedroom, four-bath Tudor-style rowhouse on Cortland Place in Woodley Park for $1.3 million. Wolfson is the top strategist for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign; McCullough is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s chief of staff.
Orthopedic surgeon Carl J. MacCartee sold a Colonial on Van Ness Street in Spring Valley for $1.9 million. The five-bedroom, five-bath house has a banquet-size dining room and three fireplaces. MacCartee is team physician for the Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics.
Lawyer Jeffrey Yablon bought a six-bedroom, five-bath Tudor-style home on Cathedral Avenue in Wesley Heights for $3.5 million. Yablon, a partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, specializes in tax law.
In Maryland: Media mogul John Hendricks and his wife, Maureen, sold a six-bedroom, seven-bath Georgian Colonial on Persimmon Tree Road in Potomac for $3.5 million. The house has seven fireplaces, a tennis court, pool, and cabana. Hendricks is founder and chair of Silver Spring–based Discovery Communications.
Biotechnology executive Peter S. Greenleaf bought a seven-bedroom Cape Cod on Bethesda’s Parkston Road for $2.4 million. Greenleaf is senior vice president at MedImmune, a Gaithersburg biotech company.