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Mapping the 10 Priciest House Sales in D.C. So Far This Year

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With rents rising and median sale prices reaching higher levels than ever before, it's time to take a look at how the Washington, D.C. housing market has been doing so far since the start of 2015. National real estate brokerage Redfin compiled information on the most expensive home sales this year, which you can see in a graph below. In the map, you can see that most of the homes were located in the Kalorama or Georgetown neighborhoods with prices starting at $3.57 million with the highest sale price at $5.6 million.


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1. 2852 McGill Terrace NW

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2852 McGill Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $5,600,000
Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,570-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $740
The skinny: This Massachusetts Avenue Heights listing was only on the market for 19 days before picking up a buyer this past January. As the most expensive home sold so far this year, it comes with details that even the listing describes as "over the top." These details include an elevator, wood-paneled library, and sport court.

2. 2305 Bancroft Place NW

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2305 Bancroft Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $4,864,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath, 5,114-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $951
The skinny: This Kalorama abode had to go through a few price chops before finally being nabbed for $4,864,000. The original listing price was $5,250,000.

3. 2950 University Terrace NW

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2950 University Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

Sale price: $4,500,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath, 10,000-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $450
The skinny: The highlights of this pricey pad include a pool, elevator, circular driveway, and secret pathways.

4. 3317 Prospect Street NW

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3317 Prospect Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $4,100,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath townhome
Price per square foot: N/A
The skinny: The fourth most expensive house sale so far this year is in Georgetown. The listing only offers one photo of the townhome, but it says that the end-unit is fully finished and includes a private elevator.

5. 2206 Kalorama Road NW

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2206 Kalorama Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $3,900,000
Size: 7-bed, 6.5-bath, 5,115-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $762
The skinny: This past January, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's single-family home became one of the most expensive listings sold this year.

6. 2346 S Street NW

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2346 S Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $3,900,000
Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,046-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $554
The skinny: This Beaux Arts abode was once owned by architect Clarke Waggaman. It was constructed in 1919 and features a limestone facade, marble baths, and 12-foot-high ceilings.

7. 1525 29th Street NW

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1525 29th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Sale price: $3,800,000
Size: 6-bed, 6-bath, 4,293-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $885
The skinny: This Georgetown single-family home sold after only two days on the market. It comes with a private balcony, game room, and flagstone terrace.

8. 1310 Q Street NW

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1310 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Sale price: $3,800,000
Size: 10-bed, 9.5-bath, 5,648-square-foot townhome
Price per square foot: $673
The skinny: This Logan Circle townhome was on and off the market since November 2013. Originally listed at $4,400,000, it eventually had to get its price chopped to $3,800,000 to find a buyer.

9. 2116 Dunmore Lane NW

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2116 Dunmore Lane
Washington, DC 20007

Sale price: $3,590,000
Size: 7-bed, 6-bath, 6,720-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $534
The skinny: This Phillips Park listing has been on and off the market since 2009. It finally found a buyer in April.

10. 2900 K Street NW #603

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2900 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Sale price: $3,570,000
Size: 4-bed, 4-bath, 4,888-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $730
The skinny: As the only condo that made the top 10 most expensive home sales so far this year, this Georgetown abode doesn't hold back on luxury finishes with a circular staircase, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a private terrace.

1. 2852 McGill Terrace NW

2852 McGill Terrace Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $5,600,000
Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,570-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $740
The skinny: This Massachusetts Avenue Heights listing was only on the market for 19 days before picking up a buyer this past January. As the most expensive home sold so far this year, it comes with details that even the listing describes as "over the top." These details include an elevator, wood-paneled library, and sport court.

2852 McGill Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

2. 2305 Bancroft Place NW

2305 Bancroft Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $4,864,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath, 5,114-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $951
The skinny: This Kalorama abode had to go through a few price chops before finally being nabbed for $4,864,000. The original listing price was $5,250,000.

2305 Bancroft Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

3. 2950 University Terrace NW

2950 University Terrace Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

Sale price: $4,500,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath, 10,000-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $450
The skinny: The highlights of this pricey pad include a pool, elevator, circular driveway, and secret pathways.

2950 University Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

4. 3317 Prospect Street NW

3317 Prospect Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $4,100,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath townhome
Price per square foot: N/A
The skinny: The fourth most expensive house sale so far this year is in Georgetown. The listing only offers one photo of the townhome, but it says that the end-unit is fully finished and includes a private elevator.

3317 Prospect Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

5. 2206 Kalorama Road NW

2206 Kalorama Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $3,900,000
Size: 7-bed, 6.5-bath, 5,115-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $762
The skinny: This past January, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's single-family home became one of the most expensive listings sold this year.

2206 Kalorama Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

6. 2346 S Street NW

2346 S Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Sale price: $3,900,000
Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,046-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $554
The skinny: This Beaux Arts abode was once owned by architect Clarke Waggaman. It was constructed in 1919 and features a limestone facade, marble baths, and 12-foot-high ceilings.

2346 S Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

7. 1525 29th Street NW

1525 29th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Sale price: $3,800,000
Size: 6-bed, 6-bath, 4,293-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $885
The skinny: This Georgetown single-family home sold after only two days on the market. It comes with a private balcony, game room, and flagstone terrace.

1525 29th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

8. 1310 Q Street NW

1310 Q Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Sale price: $3,800,000
Size: 10-bed, 9.5-bath, 5,648-square-foot townhome
Price per square foot: $673
The skinny: This Logan Circle townhome was on and off the market since November 2013. Originally listed at $4,400,000, it eventually had to get its price chopped to $3,800,000 to find a buyer.

1310 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

9. 2116 Dunmore Lane NW

2116 Dunmore Lane, Washington, DC 20007

Sale price: $3,590,000
Size: 7-bed, 6-bath, 6,720-square-foot single-family home
Price per square foot: $534
The skinny: This Phillips Park listing has been on and off the market since 2009. It finally found a buyer in April.

2116 Dunmore Lane
Washington, DC 20007

10. 2900 K Street NW #603

2900 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Sale price: $3,570,000
Size: 4-bed, 4-bath, 4,888-square-foot condo
Price per square foot: $730
The skinny: As the only condo that made the top 10 most expensive home sales so far this year, this Georgetown abode doesn't hold back on luxury finishes with a circular staircase, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a private terrace.

2900 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007