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The 7 Most Notable Homes Sold This Month—and Who Bought Them


Bought by: Mitchell Ettinger, head of Skadden’s DC office.
Listed: $4,495,000.
Sold: $4,350,000.
Days on market: 21.
Where: Georgetown.
Style: Victorian.
Bragging points: Five bedrooms and six bathrooms, with upper- and lower-level laundry, a glass-roofed loft, and two underground parking spaces.

Bought by: Forest Kettler, a vice president at Kettler, his family’s real-estate development business, and husband Billy Springer, who works in yearbook publishing.
Listed: $3,250,000.
Sold: $2,970,000.
Days on market: 2.
Where: Logan Circle.
Style: Federal.
Bragging points: Five bedrooms and six baths, with oak floors, Viking kitchen appliances, and a 1,000-square-foot English basement.

Bought by: Ann and Neil Corkery, Republican operatives.
Listed: $3,199,000.
Sold: $2,900,000.
Days on market: 66.
Where: Georgetown.
Style: Federal.
Bragging points: A detached house in the East Village with four bedrooms and baths, an elevator, and a plunge pool.


Bought by: Lee Bodner, president of the New Venture Fund.
Listed: $1,850,000.
Sold: $1,850,000.
Days on market: 26.
Where: Chevy Chase Village.
Style: Colonial.
Bragging points: Five bedrooms and four baths, plus two wood-burning fireplaces, a theater room, and a greenhouse.


Sold by: R. Bruce Holcomb, name partner at Adams Holcomb.
Listed: $3,500,000.
Sold: $3,255,000.
Days on market: 67.
Where: McLean.
Style: Traditional.
Bragging points: On an acre of land, with five bedrooms, six baths, a library, and a four-car garage.


Bought by: Renée Fleming, opera star, and husband Timothy Jessell, a partner at Greenberg Traurig.
Listed: $2,495,000.
Sold: $2,250,000.
Days on market: 130.
Where: McLean.
Style: Contemporary.
Bragging points: Five bedrooms and baths, all on one level, with walls of windows and 25-foot ceilings, plus three stone fireplaces and a sculpture garden.

Bought by: Robin-Eve Jasper, NoMa Business Improvement District president.
Listed: $1,195,000.
Sold: $1,025,000.
Days on market: 41.
Where: Middleburg.
Style: Colonial.
Bragging points: A country house on nearly 22 acres, with Blue Ridge mountain views, three bedrooms, four baths, a stable, and five fireplaces.

Some sales information provided by American City Business Leads and Diana Hart of Washington Fine Properties.

Photographs Courtesy of HomeVisit.

This article appears in the November 2019 issue of Washingtonian.

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