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These are the Largest Houses on the Market in DC

The rear view of 2850 Woodland Dr., NW, the fifth largest house on the market in DC.

Sprawling 10,000- and 15,000-square-foot mansions aren’t only reserved for the Potomacs and McLeans of the world. If you’ve got millions of dollars to spare, you have several to pick from within the DC borders. Here are the 11 largest houses currently for sale in the District, according to research from real-estate data start-up NeighborhoodX.

1. 14,124 square feet


Listed by TTR Sotheby’s: 3101 Chain Bridge Rd., NW

The largest house currently on the market in DC is nestled between the Palisades and Wesley Heights. Built in 2004, it has seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, plus a lap pool and a separate guest house.


2. 12,000 square feet


Listed by Washington Fine Properties: 2507 Foxhall Rd., NW

The five-level newly built house in Berkley has eight bedrooms and 10 baths, including separate staff quarters.

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3. 11,478 square feet


Listed by Coldwell Banker: 2933-2943 Benton Pl., NW

Just off Embassy Row, with seven bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and a pool, on more than a half-acre of land.


4. 10,386 square feet


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Listed by TTR Sotheby’s: 3425 Prospect St., NW

This Georgetown mansion, with nine bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, was built in 1797, and was once the home of Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell.


5. 10,300 square feet


Listed by Washington Fine Properties: 2850 Woodland Dr., NW

Built in 1927, the Massachusetts Avenue Heights, gated mansion has seven bedrooms and nine baths, plus a library, 12-seat theater, and pool.

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6. 9,135 square feet


Listed by TTR Sotheby’s: 2034 20th St., NW

Part of the Kalorama Triangle historic district, the Victorian style house is currently the Embassy of the Gabonese Republic— so it’ll need a little work to make it feel like a single family home. That likely explains why it’s a relative steal at $410 per square foot.

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7. 9,000 square feet


Listed by Washington Fine Properties: 2230 Massachusetts Ave., NW

This Beaux Arts townhouse on Embassy Row was built in 1907, and has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. It’s currently undergoing a renovation and restoration. According to the listing, the seller is willing to sell it either as a work in progress, or completed.

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8. 8,937 square feet


Listed by TTR Sotheby’s: 3525 Woodley Rd., NW

The six-bedroom, five-bath home comes with a lot of history: It was built in 1918 by the second dean of the National Cathedral and his wife, who occupied it until 1940. Later owners include Pulitzer Prize-winner Walter Lippmann.



9. 8,730 square feet


Listed by M Squared Real Estate: 2209 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Built in 1911 by the architect who designed the White House’s west wing, this Embassy Row townhouse has eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and five parking spaces. It was previously the Embassy of Georgia.

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10. 8,340 square feet, $2,875,000

Listed by TTR Sotheby’s: 4948 Eskridge Terrace, NW

Though it was built in 2007, the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom house in Kent gives a nod to the 1920s Arts and Crafts style.


11. 8,100 square feet, $6,500,000

Listed by Washington Fine Properties: 2400 Foxhall Rd., NW

The 1930s home has seven bedrooms, eight baths, a pool, and a three-car garage.

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Marisa M. Kashino joined Washingtonian in 2009 as a staff writer, and became a senior editor in 2014. She oversees the magazine’s real estate and home design coverage, and writes long-form feature stories. She was a 2020 Livingston Award finalist for her two-part investigation into a possible wrongful conviction stemming from a murder in rural Virginia.