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This 123-Acre West Virginia Naval Base Costs Less Than These D.C. Homes

$11.2 million looks like chump change in comparison to these D.C. homes

Just recently, a former Naval base in West Virginia sold for $11.2 million, over $180 million less than what the state valued it as. Despite having 80 single-family homes, a community center, and fire station, the 123-acre base sold below what many homes in the D.C. area close for.

In the effort to see what kinds of Washington, D.C. homes are available above this price point, Curbed collected the below listings, all currently on the market for more than $11.2 million.

↑ While buyers could have spent a little over $11 million to buy 80 single-family homes in West Virginia, they can instead use that money and buy this one single-family home in Georgetown, asking $13,995,000. The listing, known as the Taft Mansion, dates all the way back to c. 1870. A previous owner of the home was U.S. Senator Robert Taft, the son of 27th U.S. President and tenth Chief Justice William Taft.

↑ At the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, this condo is on the market for $13.95 million. It is currently the most expensive condo on the Washington, D.C. market, and if it sells for what it’s asking, it will make history as the priciest condo ever sold in D.C. proper. Inside, it has four bedrooms, a wraparound terrace, and a rooftop garden. The homebuyers will also obtain four parking spaces with the listing.

↑ For $12 million, buyers can have the chance to own this luxurious Beaux Arts mansion, located in Massachusetts Avenue Heights. Its current owner is entrepreneur, philanthropist, and "Patron of Diplomacy" Adrienne Arsht, who is known for being a fervent supporter of the arts. In her home, she has hosted everyone from diplomats to entertainers to even the former prime minister of Spain José María Aznar. Inside, there are highlights like a pool, 12-seat theater, and views of Rock Creek Park from the marble terraces.

↑ In Washington, D.C.’s Berkley neighborhood, this five-story single-family home is on the market for $11.8 million. The eight-bedroom listing features detailed millwork, tray ceilings, and staff quarters. In 2013, it served as the location for the annual DC Design House where a myriad of designers redesigned every nook and cranny of the listing, from the foyer to the bathrooms to the library.