Washington’s Most Expensive Residential Sales in February 2015

The nuts and bolts behind seven top-dollar transactions this month, including a nearly $8.6 million mansion sold in Bethesda.

DC

Sold: $4,005,000.

Listed: $4,300,000.

Days on market: 286.

Where: Berkley.

Style: Traditional.

Bragging points: Seven bedrooms, seven baths, his and hers master baths and closets; designed by architect Donald Lococo.

Who: Bought by retired Baltimore Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth.

Sold: $3,695,000.

Listed: $3,695,000.

Days on market: 78.

Where: Berkley.

Style: Colonial.

Bragging points: Five bedrooms, seven baths; new construction, with an energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system.

Who: Bought by Peter Manos, managing partner of the private-equity firm Arlington Capital Partners.

Maryland

Sold by Paul Dell’Isola in Bethesda’s Edgemoor, this house lasted only a day on the market. Photograph by David Pipkin.

Sold: $8,550,000.

Listed: $8,550,000.

Days on market: 1.

Where: Bethesda.

Style: French country.

Bragging points: Nine bedrooms, 11 baths, movie theater, indoor basketball court, outdoor pool.

Who: Sold by Paul Dell’Isola, senior managing director and head of capital markets at the investment bank FBR & Co.

Sold: $4,750,000.

Listed: $4,995,000.

Days on market: 123.

Where: Chevy Chase.

Style: Colonial.

Bragging points: Six bedrooms, six baths, detached carriage house; renovation designed by Barnes Vanze Architects.

Who: Bought by Joshua Ford Bonnie, a partner at the law firm Simpson Thacher.

Sold: $3,725,000.

Listed: $3,895,000.

Days on market: 115.

Where: Potomac.

Style: Colonial.

Bragging points: Eight bedrooms, ten baths, pool, tennis court; on more than two acres.

Who: Bought by Kenneth Bedingfield, newly chosen corporate vice president and chief financial officer at Northrop Grumman.

Virginia

Barack Obama’s former national-security adviser paid $3.7 million for a McLean Colonial. Photograph by David Pipkin.

Sold: $3,725,000.

Listed: $3,995,000.

Days on market: 149.

Where: McLean.

Style: Colonial.

Bragging points: Six bedrooms, 11 baths, a wine cellar that holds 3,000 bottles, a library containing 6,000 books; underwent a $1-million renovation.

Who: Bought by Barack Obama’s former national-security adviser James Jones, now head of the consulting firm Jones Group International.

Sold: $3,600,000.

Listed: $3,850,000.

Days on market: 14.

Where: McLean.

Style: Traditional.

Bragging points: Seven bedrooms, eight baths, pool, limestone terrace, winetasting room.

Who: Sold by Matthew Schuyler, executive vice president and chief human-resources officer for Hilton Worldwide.

Some sales information provided by American City Business Leads and Diana Hart of TTR Sotheby International Realty. Sales listed were the most expensive of those with publicly available details.

This article appears in the February 2015 issue of Washingtonian.

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