Real Estate

Photos: The 10 Most Expensive Homes Sold in Washington in October

Including the site of the original Holton-Arms School.

All photographs courtesy of Bright MLS.


Where: 2121 S St. NW
How much: $3,000,000

This five-bedroom, four-bath, two-half bath townhouse was home to the original site of the private girls’ school Holton-Arms. Today, it has two fireplaces, an outdoor terrace, parking for two cars, and a rooftop deck with views of the Washington Monument.


Where: 1222 Stuart Robeson Dr., McLean
How much: $3,200,000

The original portion of this six-bedroom, eight-and-a-half-bath home was built in 1870, and has been updated to include amenities like three fireplaces, a three-car garage, a home theater, a wine room, a guest suite, and a screened porch overlooking the saltwater pool.


Where: 1933 Rockingham St., McLean
How much: $3,215,000

This Nantucket-style home has six bedrooms, six full baths, and two half-baths, as well as five fireplaces, a game room, a home gym, and several outdoor seating areas.


Where: 18490 Blueridge Mountain Rd., Bluemont
How much: $3,300,000

Built in 1913, this five bedroom, four-and-a-half bath home sits on 134 acres overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. It also has two carriage homes with two bedrooms each, a gym, a wine cellar, a heated pool, basketball and tennis courts, and a hunting cabin with a shooting range.


Where: 4 Quincy St., Chevy Chase
How much: $3,495,000

This home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and three half-baths, as well as a detached two-car garage, three fireplaces, a home gym, and a covered back porch.


Where: 4636 Hawthorne Ln. NW
How much: $3,525,000

Built in 1937, this six-bedroom, seven-and-a-half bath home in Palisades has a gym, a home theater, five fireplaces, multiple balconies, and a large backyard that includes a loggia leading to the pool.


Where: 3911 Bradley Ln., Chevy Chase
How much:  $3,550,000

This 1895 mansion sits on 1.36 acres of land and has 10 bedrooms, nine-and-a-half baths, a ballroom, a three-car garage, three fireplaces, a wine room, and a pool in the backyard.


Where: 5312 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda
How much: $3,600,000

This house has almost an acre of land and comes with six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and three half-baths, as well as a guest house, a heated saltwater pool, an outdoor kitchen, a pergola with a fire pit, and a koi pond.


Where: 5136 Palisade Ln. NW
How much: $4,950,000

Originally built in 1941, this Colonial has six bedrooms, six baths, two half-baths, multiple balconies, a screening room, four fireplaces, a covered patio, a screened porch, and a fire pit in the backyard.


Where: 3306 O St. NW
How much: $7,700,000

This 1900 Colonial home in Georgetown has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two half-baths, an exercise room, a two-car garage in addition to two extra parking spaces, and a landscaped backyard with a lap pool.

Information courtesy of Bright MLS. This post excludes sales without seller permission to publicize, and may exclude some new construction. 

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.