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The Top 10 Priciest Sales in the D.C. Area in 2015, Mapped

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In the Washington, D.C. Metro area, 2015 was a big deal when it came to real estate. The Textile Museum was sold for $19 million and the Fillmore School was sold for $16.5 million. For single-family residential sales in the D.C. Metro area, almost all of the biggest deals were found in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. Only three of the 10 priciest single-family residential listings were located outside of D.C. proper, with one in McLean, Virginia and two in Potomac, Maryland. These abodes ranged from an estate that caught the Kuwaiti Embassy's eyes, a listing modeled after a "Marble House," and a European style villa with a "Hollywood style pool." Each of these abodes are over-the-top in their own ways, from multi-level terraces to wood-paneled libraries to 40-foot-long pools. If interested in seeing what the priciest listings were in 2014, be sure to check out this map.

Disclaimer: MRIS, the industry-leading Multiple Listing Service for the Mid-Atlantic region, provided the ranking information and images for this list.

· Mapping the 10 Most Expensive Homes That Sold in in 2014 [Curbed DC]
· Curbed Maps archive [Curbed DC]

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1. 3107 FESSENDEN STREEt NW

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3107 Fessenden St NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $18 million
Date Sold: December 29
Size: 7-bed, 11.5-bath single-family home
The skinny: The Kuwaiti Embassy purchased this Forest Hills abode, known as the Fessenden House. There are still no reports as to what the Embassy hopes to do with the property. A previous owner of the single-family home was Samuel Lehrman, whose family co-founded the Giant supermarket. Some of the most stunning features inside include its wine cellar and tasting room and half-size sports court.

2. 2221 30th Street NW

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2221 30th St NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $12.25 million
Date Sold: October 13
Size: 9-bed, 13.5-bath single-family home
The skinny: In Massachusetts Avenue Heights, this 2008-built abode was modeled after a Newport, Rhode Island home, known as "Marble House." It was mostly used for fancy schmancy fundraisers for right-leaning candidates, invited by the previous owner of the house, former Washington venture capitalist and philanthropist Melvin Estrin. Besides the ornate molding and mantelpieces, other stunning features include its library, 500-bottle wine cellar, and a hidden door that leads to a home theater.

3. 606 Boyle Lane

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606 Boyle Ln
McLean, VA 22102

Sold price: $8.3 million
Date Sold: June 26
Size: 6-bed, 9-bath single-family home
The skinny: In the Rivinus neighborhood of McLean, Virginia, this Neoclassical mansion sold last year with a pool, guest house, and a view of the Potomac River. In April 2012, it landed on the market, asking a gargantuan $17.9 million. Over the next three years, it endured numerous price chops until it reached its final price.

4. 3512 Lowell Street NW

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3512 Lowell St NW
Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $6.3 million
Date Sold: August 10
Size: 7-bed, 7-bath single-family home
The skinny: Originally, this Cleveland Park abode asked $7 million when it was listed April of 2015, but it lowered to $6.3 million when it finally found a buyer only a few months later. It offers more than half an acre of land as well as a 40-foot-long pool.

5. 11100 Cripplegate Road

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11100 Cripplegate Rd
Rockville, MD 20854

Sold price: $6.15 million
Date Sold: August 31
Size: 7-bed, 9-bath single-family home
The skinny: As the priciest residential sale in Potomac Falls last year, this abode comes with quite a few bells and whistles that must have impressed more than one homebuyer. Along with a two-bed, two-bath guest house, this listing also features a pool and pool house, tennis court, and imported fireplaces.

6. 1155 23rd Street NW Ph-2

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1155 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037

Sold price: $6.05 million
Date Sold: September 1
Size: 4-bed, 5-bath penthouse
The skinny: This West End penthouse is located in The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, a development that houses one of the top 10 most expensive rentals on the D.C. market. It is only one of two penthouses in the development and was fully renovated. The monthly HOA dues total a whopping $7,206.

7. 1823 Phelps Place NW

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1823 Phelps Pl NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $5.75 million
Date Sold: November 17
Size: 7-bed, 7-bath single-family home
The skinny: Real estate developer John Cecchi is known for renovating a myriad of houses in Georgetown, and in the early '90s decided to try his hand at this Kalorama single-family home. The pricey pad comes with a rec room, elevator, and a spacious rear brick patio.

8. 3331 N Street NW

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3331 N St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $5.7 million
Date Sold: May 26
Size: 7-bed, 6.5-bath single-family home The skinny: Originally, this Georgetown single-family home asked $7.98 million when it landed on the market in January 2013. For it to find a buyer two years later, it had to chop that down by more than $2 million. Despite this, it's still a pretty stunning listing. The brick property comes with decorative columns, ornate crown molding, and a rear patio with checkered flooring.

9. 2852 McGill Terrace NW

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2852 McGill Terrace NW
Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $5.6 million
Date Sold: January 9
Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath single-family home
The skinny: This Massachusetts Heights listing offers a wood-paneled library, sports court, five fireplaces, and multi-level terraces with lush landscaping. In other words, this Georgian listing is totally "OVER THE TOP," at least according to the listing.

10. 10214 Iron Gate Road

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10214 Iron Gate Rd
Potomac, MD 20854

Sold price: $5.5 million
Date Sold: January 30
Size: 8-bed, 9-bath single-family home
The skinny: In the Camberwell Downs community of Potomac, Maryland, this fully custom European style villa features double security gates, a library, guest quarters, and what the listing describes as a "Hollywood style pool [with] water features."

1. 3107 FESSENDEN STREEt NW

3107 Fessenden St NW, Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $18 million
Date Sold: December 29
Size: 7-bed, 11.5-bath single-family home
The skinny: The Kuwaiti Embassy purchased this Forest Hills abode, known as the Fessenden House. There are still no reports as to what the Embassy hopes to do with the property. A previous owner of the single-family home was Samuel Lehrman, whose family co-founded the Giant supermarket. Some of the most stunning features inside include its wine cellar and tasting room and half-size sports court.

3107 Fessenden St NW
Washington, DC 20008

2. 2221 30th Street NW

2221 30th St NW, Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $12.25 million
Date Sold: October 13
Size: 9-bed, 13.5-bath single-family home
The skinny: In Massachusetts Avenue Heights, this 2008-built abode was modeled after a Newport, Rhode Island home, known as "Marble House." It was mostly used for fancy schmancy fundraisers for right-leaning candidates, invited by the previous owner of the house, former Washington venture capitalist and philanthropist Melvin Estrin. Besides the ornate molding and mantelpieces, other stunning features include its library, 500-bottle wine cellar, and a hidden door that leads to a home theater.

2221 30th St NW
Washington, DC 20008

3. 606 Boyle Lane

606 Boyle Ln, McLean, VA 22102

Sold price: $8.3 million
Date Sold: June 26
Size: 6-bed, 9-bath single-family home
The skinny: In the Rivinus neighborhood of McLean, Virginia, this Neoclassical mansion sold last year with a pool, guest house, and a view of the Potomac River. In April 2012, it landed on the market, asking a gargantuan $17.9 million. Over the next three years, it endured numerous price chops until it reached its final price.

606 Boyle Ln
McLean, VA 22102

4. 3512 Lowell Street NW

3512 Lowell St NW, Washington, DC 20016

Sold price: $6.3 million
Date Sold: August 10
Size: 7-bed, 7-bath single-family home
The skinny: Originally, this Cleveland Park abode asked $7 million when it was listed April of 2015, but it lowered to $6.3 million when it finally found a buyer only a few months later. It offers more than half an acre of land as well as a 40-foot-long pool.

3512 Lowell St NW
Washington, DC 20016

5. 11100 Cripplegate Road

11100 Cripplegate Rd, Rockville, MD 20854

Sold price: $6.15 million
Date Sold: August 31
Size: 7-bed, 9-bath single-family home
The skinny: As the priciest residential sale in Potomac Falls last year, this abode comes with quite a few bells and whistles that must have impressed more than one homebuyer. Along with a two-bed, two-bath guest house, this listing also features a pool and pool house, tennis court, and imported fireplaces.

11100 Cripplegate Rd
Rockville, MD 20854

6. 1155 23rd Street NW Ph-2

1155 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Sold price: $6.05 million
Date Sold: September 1
Size: 4-bed, 5-bath penthouse
The skinny: This West End penthouse is located in The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, a development that houses one of the top 10 most expensive rentals on the D.C. market. It is only one of two penthouses in the development and was fully renovated. The monthly HOA dues total a whopping $7,206.

1155 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037

7. 1823 Phelps Place NW

1823 Phelps Pl NW, Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $5.75 million
Date Sold: November 17
Size: 7-bed, 7-bath single-family home
The skinny: Real estate developer John Cecchi is known for renovating a myriad of houses in Georgetown, and in the early '90s decided to try his hand at this Kalorama single-family home. The pricey pad comes with a rec room, elevator, and a spacious rear brick patio.

1823 Phelps Pl NW
Washington, DC 20008

8. 3331 N Street NW

3331 N St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Sold price: $5.7 million
Date Sold: May 26
Size: 7-bed, 6.5-bath single-family home The skinny: Originally, this Georgetown single-family home asked $7.98 million when it landed on the market in January 2013. For it to find a buyer two years later, it had to chop that down by more than $2 million. Despite this, it's still a pretty stunning listing. The brick property comes with decorative columns, ornate crown molding, and a rear patio with checkered flooring.

3331 N St NW
Washington, DC 20007

9. 2852 McGill Terrace NW

2852 McGill Terrace NW, Washington, DC 20008

Sold price: $5.6 million
Date Sold: January 9
Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath single-family home
The skinny: This Massachusetts Heights listing offers a wood-paneled library, sports court, five fireplaces, and multi-level terraces with lush landscaping. In other words, this Georgian listing is totally "OVER THE TOP," at least according to the listing.

2852 McGill Terrace NW
Washington, DC 20008

10. 10214 Iron Gate Road

10214 Iron Gate Rd, Potomac, MD 20854

Sold price: $5.5 million
Date Sold: January 30
Size: 8-bed, 9-bath single-family home
The skinny: In the Camberwell Downs community of Potomac, Maryland, this fully custom European style villa features double security gates, a library, guest quarters, and what the listing describes as a "Hollywood style pool [with] water features."

10214 Iron Gate Rd
Potomac, MD 20854