Local TV reporter Doug McKelway and wife Susan got what looks like a bargain. The couple bought this five-bedroom, five-bath Colonial in Falls Church for $1.1 million. Built in 2007, the house was on the market for 349 days before selling. McKelway is coanchor of Channel 7’s Good Morning Washington and News at Noon.
More big sales:
Washington Capitals star winger Alexander Semin bought property on North Piedmont Street in Arlington for $1.2 million. In 2007, he bought the house next door for $2.5 million. The Russian-born Semin was drafted by the Capitals in 2002.
Famed landscape architect James van Sweden sold a townhouse in Georgetown for $1.2 million. Built in 1900, the Victorian has three bedrooms, four baths, and a garden designed by Oehme van Sweden, the award-winning landscape-architecture firm that he cofounded in 1977.