Real Estate

Check Out Some of the Most Expensive Houses Sold in Washington in 2018

The list includes Jackie O's childhood home, an $8.2 million penthouse, and a riverside villa.

Check Out Some of the Most Expensive Houses Sold in Washington in 2018
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Where: 3053 P St. NW
How much: $7,365,000

There are nine bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, and four half-baths in this detached Georgetown home, as well as five fireplaces, landscaped gardens, and a pool.


Where: 3150 South St. NW, PH2A

How much: $8,000,000

This Georgetown penthouse overlooks the Potomac River, and has four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a terrace, and nine-foot-tall ceilings.


Where: 2660 Connecticut Ave. NW, PH2
How much: $8,200,000

Located in the famed Wardman Tower, this three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath penthouse has a spacious living room, two fireplaces, a library, and its own rooftop terrace.


Where: 2430 Wyoming Ave. NW
How much: $9 million

This Kalorama home comes with six bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, and a home theater, as well as a pool, sundeck, and several patios. Previously owned by Robert Albritton of Politico, Zach Leonsis (son of sports mogul Ted Leonsis) purchased it this year.


Where: 3030 Chain Bridge Rd. NW
How much: $16,500,000

At nearly 15,000 square feet, this mansion comes with eight bedrooms, eleven-and-a-half baths, a media room, a wine cellar, a five-car garage, and a heated driveway.

In Virginia


Where: 5702 Fern Hill Run, McLean
How much: $6,575,000

Situated right on the Potomac River, this Mediterranean-style villa has four bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, and an indoor pool.


Where: 6622 Malta Ln., McLean
How much: $6,600,000

This six-bedroom, eight-and-a-half bath mansion has an elevator, wine cellar, sauna, a pool, and seven fireplaces.


Where: 1191 Crest Ln., McLean
How much: $12,000,000

This recently built estate has seven bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, four half-baths, a pool, and a five-car garage.


Where: 670 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean
How much: $19,900,000

This sale comprises an existing, older house on a one-acre lot, coupled with a neighboring five-acre plot on the Potomac River. The existing house has four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, a pool, and a tennis court. The rendering above indicates what could be built on the vacant land.


Where: 700 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean
How much: $43,000,000

One of the most expensive home sales in Washington history, the Merrywood estate was sold by AOL co-founder Steve Case to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The estate was Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home, and it has nine bedrooms, 11 full bathrooms, two half-baths, both an indoor and outdoor pool, and tennis courts on seven acres.

In Maryland


Where: 10007 Bentcross Dr., Rockville
How much: $3,650,000

This six-bedroom, 11-bath mansion has a wine cellar, sauna, a second caterer’s kitchen, an exercise room, a home theater, an elevator, and a five-car garage.


Where: 5204 Dorset Ave., Chevy Chase
How much: $4,350,000

This European-inspired house has six bedrooms, seven baths, oversized windows, and five fireplaces.


Where: 5410 Moorland Ln., Bethesda
How much: $4,450,000

This home is recently renovated, and comes with six bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, two fireplaces, and a pool.


Where: 9121 Burdette Rd., Bethesda
How much: $5,100,000

This five-bedroom, eight-and-a-half bath French Country mansion has a home theater, exercise room, wine cellar, pool, five-car garage, and a guest cottage.


Where: 5215 Edgemoor Ln., Bethesda
How much: $5,350,000

A recently renovated 1913 mansion, this spot comes with six bedrooms, eight-and-a-half baths, an exercise room, and a backyard pool.

Mimi Montgomery Washingtonian
Associate Editor

Mimi Montgomery joined Washingtonian in 2018. Her work has appeared in Outside Magazine, Washington City Paper, DCist, and PoPVille. Originally from North Carolina, she now lives in Petworth.