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Mapping Washington, D.C.'s Biggest Sales So Far This Year

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Hey, big spenders. Wondering how this year has been for Washington, D.C.'s real estate market? To find out, Curbed mapped the 10 most expensive single-family home residential sales that have occurred so far this year with prices ranging from $3.6 million to $9.1 million.

As you'll see in the map below, all of the priciest sales so far this year have occurred in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. Furthermore, they all seem to be just west of Rock Creek Park, venturing into neighborhoods like the Palisades and Georgetown.

Last year, the most expensive single-family home residential sale was $18 million at 3107 Fessenden Street NW. If interested in seeing what areas of the District have gathered the priciest sales so far, check out the map below. In 2014, the most expensive sale was at 15 Dupont Circle for $20 million.

Update 7/20/2016: The map has been updated to reflect sales in the year 2016.

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1. 3134 Ellicott St NW

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3134 Ellicott St NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $9.1 million
Date sold: May 16, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 9-bath, 6,518-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $1,204
The skinny: People have paid money just to be inside this home. In 2011, DC Design House had 20 interior designers redo a number of rooms in this single-family home in order to raise money for Children's National Medical Center. This year, it became the priciest sale of 2016. It comes with a swimming pool and a little over an acre of land. It last sold in 2012 for $4,247,500.

2. 1688 31st St NW

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1688 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $6 million
Date sold: April 20, 2016
Size: 7-bed, 4.5-bath, 8,840-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $662
The skinny: This is a home for the famed and the fortunate. One previous homeowner was U.S. Senator Robert Taft, who was also the son of 27th U.S. President and tenth Chief Justice William Taft. This home was constructed in c. 1870 and offers a library, built-ins, and elevator.

3. 4 Thompson Cir NW

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4 Thompson Cir NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $5.8 million
Date sold: January 26, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 7.5-bath, 9,710-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $619
The skinny: This single-family home was built in 1929 and later restored and updated with stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, and coffered ceilings. Some of the original details still in this listing include its French doors, moldings, and wood flooring.

4. 3526 Ordway St NW

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3526 Ordway St NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $5.05 million
Date sold: May 27, 2016
Size: 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 6,350-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $807
The skinny: One of the most vibrant spaces in this listing is its two-story great room. From there, there are multiple sets of French doors that open to a garden and outdoor pool. According to the listing, there is parking for over two cars in the rear.

5. 3600 Ordway St NW

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3600 Ordway St NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $4.7 million
Date sold: May 27, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,712-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $974
The skinny: The last time this Cleveland Park home sold, it went for $4.495 million in October 2014. Earlier this year, it returned to the market and sold for roughly $200,000 more. Some of the features in this home that may have caught the homebuyer's eye include its covered porch, Sonos sound system throughout, and wine cellar.

6. 5017 Loughboro Rd NW

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5017 Loughboro Rd NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $4.625 million
Date sold: June 1, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 6.5-bath, 7,011-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $685
The skinny: This regal mansion first landed on the market in June 2012 for $6.25 million. It then went on and off the market over the next few years before returning in March 2015 for $5.65 million. For this listing to sell, it had to undergo another price chop. A previous owner of this residence was the former Georgia Congressman William Stuckey.

7. 3532 Edmunds St NW

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3532 Edmunds St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $4.575 million
Date sold: January 18, 2016
Size: 7-bed, 7-bath, 6,000-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $745
The skinny: This c. 1923-constructed listing comes with two kitchens, a wine cellar, and a three-car garage. Other highlights include solar panels and an outdoor pool.

8. 3201 36th St NW

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3201 36th St NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $3.8 million
Date sold: January 9, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 7-bath, 4,848-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $1,159
The skinny: Out of all of the homes on this list, this was the fastest selling residence, selling after 46 days on the market. It comes with a lower level rec room, in-law suite, and wine storage.

9. 3150 South St NW #1F

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3150 South Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $3.65 million
Date sold: N/A
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,966-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $920
The skinny: With views of the Potomac River, this condo is located in only a block away from the Georgetown Waterfront. It is more specifically located in the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, one of the most expensive condo developments in the city. This unit offers a private master balcony with views of the river and Rosslyn skyline. In the kitchen, there are stainless steel appliances. Two-car parking was also included.

10. 2838 Chain Bridge Rd NW

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2838 Chain Bridge Rd NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $3.6 million
Date sold: March 16, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 5-bath, 3,820-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $913
The skinny: Last on the list is this Kent home, which was designed by Walter Gropius, a pioneering modern architect and and founder of the Bauhaus School. According to the listing, this home comes with a fully finished lower level, swimming pool, tennis court, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

1. 3134 Ellicott St NW

3134 Ellicott St NW, Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $9.1 million
Date sold: May 16, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 9-bath, 6,518-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $1,204
The skinny: People have paid money just to be inside this home. In 2011, DC Design House had 20 interior designers redo a number of rooms in this single-family home in order to raise money for Children's National Medical Center. This year, it became the priciest sale of 2016. It comes with a swimming pool and a little over an acre of land. It last sold in 2012 for $4,247,500.

3134 Ellicott St NW
Washington, DC 20008

2. 1688 31st St NW

1688 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $6 million
Date sold: April 20, 2016
Size: 7-bed, 4.5-bath, 8,840-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $662
The skinny: This is a home for the famed and the fortunate. One previous homeowner was U.S. Senator Robert Taft, who was also the son of 27th U.S. President and tenth Chief Justice William Taft. This home was constructed in c. 1870 and offers a library, built-ins, and elevator.

1688 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

3. 4 Thompson Cir NW

4 Thompson Cir NW, Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $5.8 million
Date sold: January 26, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 7.5-bath, 9,710-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $619
The skinny: This single-family home was built in 1929 and later restored and updated with stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, and coffered ceilings. Some of the original details still in this listing include its French doors, moldings, and wood flooring.

4 Thompson Cir NW
Washington, DC 20008

4. 3526 Ordway St NW

3526 Ordway St NW, Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $5.05 million
Date sold: May 27, 2016
Size: 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 6,350-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $807
The skinny: One of the most vibrant spaces in this listing is its two-story great room. From there, there are multiple sets of French doors that open to a garden and outdoor pool. According to the listing, there is parking for over two cars in the rear.

3526 Ordway St NW
Washington, DC 20016

5. 3600 Ordway St NW

3600 Ordway St NW, Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $4.7 million
Date sold: May 27, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,712-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $974
The skinny: The last time this Cleveland Park home sold, it went for $4.495 million in October 2014. Earlier this year, it returned to the market and sold for roughly $200,000 more. Some of the features in this home that may have caught the homebuyer's eye include its covered porch, Sonos sound system throughout, and wine cellar.

3600 Ordway St NW
Washington, DC 20016

6. 5017 Loughboro Rd NW

5017 Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $4.625 million
Date sold: June 1, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 6.5-bath, 7,011-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $685
The skinny: This regal mansion first landed on the market in June 2012 for $6.25 million. It then went on and off the market over the next few years before returning in March 2015 for $5.65 million. For this listing to sell, it had to undergo another price chop. A previous owner of this residence was the former Georgia Congressman William Stuckey.

5017 Loughboro Rd NW
Washington, DC 20016

7. 3532 Edmunds St NW

3532 Edmunds St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $4.575 million
Date sold: January 18, 2016
Size: 7-bed, 7-bath, 6,000-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $745
The skinny: This c. 1923-constructed listing comes with two kitchens, a wine cellar, and a three-car garage. Other highlights include solar panels and an outdoor pool.

3532 Edmunds St NW
Washington, DC 20007

8. 3201 36th St NW

3201 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $3.8 million
Date sold: January 9, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 7-bath, 4,848-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $1,159
The skinny: Out of all of the homes on this list, this was the fastest selling residence, selling after 46 days on the market. It comes with a lower level rec room, in-law suite, and wine storage.

3201 36th St NW
Washington, DC 20016

9. 3150 South St NW #1F

3150 South Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $3.65 million
Date sold: N/A
Size: 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 3,966-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $920
The skinny: With views of the Potomac River, this condo is located in only a block away from the Georgetown Waterfront. It is more specifically located in the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, one of the most expensive condo developments in the city. This unit offers a private master balcony with views of the river and Rosslyn skyline. In the kitchen, there are stainless steel appliances. Two-car parking was also included.

3150 South Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

10. 2838 Chain Bridge Rd NW

2838 Chain Bridge Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $3.6 million
Date sold: March 16, 2016
Size: 6-bed, 5-bath, 3,820-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $913
The skinny: Last on the list is this Kent home, which was designed by Walter Gropius, a pioneering modern architect and and founder of the Bauhaus School. According to the listing, this home comes with a fully finished lower level, swimming pool, tennis court, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

2838 Chain Bridge Rd NW
Washington, DC 20016