Real Estate

PHOTOS: The Most Expensive Homes Sold in Washington in July

Including a French-style estate in Potomac with a tennis court, a dog run, and parking for 13 cars.

This Georgian manor in McLean was the most expensive home sold in July, at $7 million. Photograph courtesy of The Yerks Team at Washington Fine Properties.


Photograph courtesy of Washington Fine Properties.

Where: 5120 Wessling Ln., Bethesda
How much: $4,000,000

This 6,710 square foot, Colonial-style house has six bedrooms, five bathrooms, two half-baths, a home gym, and a theater with a built-in projector. There’s also a heated screened-in porch with an outdoor kitchen, a flagstone terrace with a gas fire pit, and a landscaped yard with a play set.


Photograph courtesy of Sheridan-MacMahon Ltd.

Where: 39881 Snickersville Tpke., Middleburg
How much: $4,100,000

A large part of this price tag is for the 79-acre property, known as Spring Glade. But it also comes with a French Country-style abode containing four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two half-baths across 1,913 square feet. You’ll also find five fireplaces and a flagstone terrace with views of a lake and surrounding forests, plus a pool and a two-bedroom guest house.


Where: 3025 P St., NW
How much: $4,200,000

Surrounded by walled gardens, this six-bedroom Federal-style townhouse in Georgetown was built in 1825 and has five-and-a-half bathrooms, four fireplaces, 4,013 square feet, and an in-ground, heated saltwater pool.


Photograph courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate.

Where: 9000 Durham Dr., Potomac
How much: $4,300,000

This French-style estate spreads across 11,200 square feet on more than four acres in Potomac and has six bedrooms and nine-and-a-half bathrooms. Other features of the home include a two-story foyer with a domed skylight, an elevator, two staircases, a sunlit conservatory, a wine cellar, and a sauna. You’ll also find a heated pool with a built-in spa, a pool house with a studio apartment on the lower level, two verandas, a flower garden and a vegetable garden, a tennis court, a converted stable, a dog run, and enough parking for 13 cars.


Where: 5537 Hawthorne Pl., NW
How much: $4,300,000

This four-level, traditional-style home in Kent was built last year and has six bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, 4,770 square feet, an elevator, three fireplaces, a large covered porch, a heated swimming pool, a pool house, and a terrace with a built-in gas grill and fire pit.


Where: 7027 Longwood Dr., Bethesda
How much: $4,995,000

This newly constructed, transitional-style home comes with five bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, 7,861 square feet, multiple patios, and a screened-in porch with a fireplace.


Where: 8334 Alvord St., McLean
How much: $5,500,000

This French-style home has six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, two half-baths, over 13,200 square feet, an elevator, and a flagstone terrace. The 1.2-acre property also comes with a formal English garden, a bronze fountain, a 53-foot-long pool, a pool house, and a croquet lawn.


Photograph courtesy of HRL Partners at Washington Fine Properties.

Where: 5017 Upton St., NW
How much: $5,950,000

This Spring Valley new build has six bedrooms, five full baths, and three half-baths across 8,385 square feet. The three-level, transitional-style home also comes with an elevator, a fitness room, a screened-in loggia, an outdoor terrace, and a rear garden.


Where: 4948 Lowell St., NW
How much: $6,400,000

This 8,062 square foot, traditional home in the Palisades neighborhood comes with five bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, a sunroom, a recreation room, a wine room, two terraces, an outdoor kitchen, a garden, an oversized three-car garage, and backyard with a play area.


Photograph courtesy of The Yerks Team at Washington Fine Properties.

Where: 1015 Basil Rd., McLean
How much: $7,000,000

This 14,000 square foot, Georgian-style manor resides on almost an acre of land and has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and five half-baths. It also features high ceilings, five fireplaces, an elevator, a gym, a theater, and a three-car garage.

Damare Baker
Research Editor

Before becoming Research Editor, Damare Baker was an Editorial Fellow and Assistant Editor for Washingtonian. She has previously written for Voice of America and The Hill. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she studied international relations, Korean, and journalism.