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The 10 Most Expensive Homes to Recently Come On the Market

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These homes came on the market within the last 15 days, and already they've caught our attention. As the most expensive listings in Washington, D.C., these are the kinds of homes where elevators, in-law suites, and pools are so typical, it's hard to even mention them without sounding like a broken record player. Some of the most unique features found in our list include a heated driveway, whole-house audio, and a home that looks like it could be the set for Downton Abbey.

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1. 2852 McGill Terrace

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2852 McGill Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Asking price: $5,850,000
Size: 7,570 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $773
The skinny: As the most luxurious and most expensive house on this list, we couldn't help but say, "Eat your heart out, Downton Abbey," in a previous post. Some highglights the crown moldings, arch doorways, and five fireplaces.

2. 1609 31ST Street

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1609 31st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $4,500,000
Size: 4,104 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $1,096
The skinny: Focus a little more how good a house sounds than looks? This home comes with whole-house audio.

3. 2501 49TH Street

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2501 49th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $3,950,000
Size: 3,856 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $1,024
The skinny: Get prepared for winter with a heated driveway to melt the snow when you drive out of your two-car garage. This home comes with crown moldings, a projection TV, and a private office.

4. 4609 Charleston Terrace

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4609 Charleston Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $3,599,999
Size: 3,528 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $1,020
The skinny: This kitchen is not bad, and by "not bad," we mean this kitchen is pretty sweet. It looks it could be a set for some cooking show on Food Network. Other highlights include a roof-top terrace and a lower level au pair suite.

5. 2913 University Terrace

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2913 University Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

Asking price: $3,295,000
Size: 5,184 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $636
The skinny: If you like a little bit of privacy, take a breather on this rear deck overlooking over a half acre of secluded grounds. Each room is spacious with nine-foot-high ceilings, recessed lighting, and crown moldings. Other highlights include a lower level clubroom and a large staff quarters.

6. 3540 Van Ness Street

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3540 Van Ness Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Asking price: $2,903,540
Size: 6,774 Sp. Ft.
Price per square foot: $429
The skinny: This colonial home comes with a full housekeeper's suite, sauna, multiple balconies, and a patio with a water element. There are some empty rooms, so expect to need an interior designer or some furniture. There are a total of six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms.

7. 1136 25th Street

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1136 25th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

Asking price: $2,690,000
Size: 4,100 Sp. Ft.
Price per square foot: $656
The skinny: The best feature of this home designed by Darryl Carter has to be the rooftop deck with a fireplace and a hot tub. There are five levels to this three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home, so you may actually want to use the elevator.

8. 4675 Kenmore Drive

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4675 Kenmore Drive Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $2,600,000
Size: 3,448 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $754
The skinny: This five-bedrooms, four-and-a-half-bathroom home has some fun additions include a sauna, a foosball table, a pool table, and, of course, a pool. Check out a previous Curbed post on the home here.

9. 3528 Reservoir Road

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3528 Reservoir Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $2,495,000
Size: 3,468 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $719
The skinny: This is the only listing that comes with a wine cellar, so if you love your wine and have no room to store all of them, welcome to your next home. You'll even be able to gaze at them from afar with the windows on the door and wall of the cellar. This five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom home also comes with an exercise room, a large private patio, and a parking spot for three cars.

10. 1852 Biltmore Street

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1852 Biltmore Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Asking price: $2,399,999
Size: 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $400
The skinny: Since February 2013, this home has been on and off the market with the price changing every few months. It's now back on the market, and for whatever reason, there's only one photo, so we'll have to rely on what the listing says as opposed to what it shows. Some highlights include nine-foot-high ceilings, two kitchens, and three parking spots. Also included is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom in-law suit.

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1. 2852 McGill Terrace

2852 McGill Terrace Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Asking price: $5,850,000
Size: 7,570 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $773
The skinny: As the most luxurious and most expensive house on this list, we couldn't help but say, "Eat your heart out, Downton Abbey," in a previous post. Some highglights the crown moldings, arch doorways, and five fireplaces.

2852 McGill Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

2. 1609 31ST Street

1609 31st Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $4,500,000
Size: 4,104 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $1,096
The skinny: Focus a little more how good a house sounds than looks? This home comes with whole-house audio.

1609 31st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

3. 2501 49TH Street

2501 49th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $3,950,000
Size: 3,856 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $1,024
The skinny: Get prepared for winter with a heated driveway to melt the snow when you drive out of your two-car garage. This home comes with crown moldings, a projection TV, and a private office.

2501 49th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

4. 4609 Charleston Terrace

4609 Charleston Terrace Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $3,599,999
Size: 3,528 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $1,020
The skinny: This kitchen is not bad, and by "not bad," we mean this kitchen is pretty sweet. It looks it could be a set for some cooking show on Food Network. Other highlights include a roof-top terrace and a lower level au pair suite.

4609 Charleston Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

5. 2913 University Terrace

2913 University Terrace Northwest, Washington, DC 20016

Asking price: $3,295,000
Size: 5,184 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $636
The skinny: If you like a little bit of privacy, take a breather on this rear deck overlooking over a half acre of secluded grounds. Each room is spacious with nine-foot-high ceilings, recessed lighting, and crown moldings. Other highlights include a lower level clubroom and a large staff quarters.

2913 University Terrace Northwest
Washington, DC 20016

6. 3540 Van Ness Street

3540 Van Ness Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Asking price: $2,903,540
Size: 6,774 Sp. Ft.
Price per square foot: $429
The skinny: This colonial home comes with a full housekeeper's suite, sauna, multiple balconies, and a patio with a water element. There are some empty rooms, so expect to need an interior designer or some furniture. There are a total of six bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms.

3540 Van Ness Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

7. 1136 25th Street

1136 25th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20037

Asking price: $2,690,000
Size: 4,100 Sp. Ft.
Price per square foot: $656
The skinny: The best feature of this home designed by Darryl Carter has to be the rooftop deck with a fireplace and a hot tub. There are five levels to this three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home, so you may actually want to use the elevator.

1136 25th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

8. 4675 Kenmore Drive

4675 Kenmore Drive Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $2,600,000
Size: 3,448 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $754
The skinny: This five-bedrooms, four-and-a-half-bathroom home has some fun additions include a sauna, a foosball table, a pool table, and, of course, a pool. Check out a previous Curbed post on the home here.

4675 Kenmore Drive Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

9. 3528 Reservoir Road

3528 Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, DC 20007

Asking price: $2,495,000
Size: 3,468 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $719
The skinny: This is the only listing that comes with a wine cellar, so if you love your wine and have no room to store all of them, welcome to your next home. You'll even be able to gaze at them from afar with the windows on the door and wall of the cellar. This five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom home also comes with an exercise room, a large private patio, and a parking spot for three cars.

3528 Reservoir Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

10. 1852 Biltmore Street

1852 Biltmore Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Asking price: $2,399,999
Size: 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Price per square foot: $400
The skinny: Since February 2013, this home has been on and off the market with the price changing every few months. It's now back on the market, and for whatever reason, there's only one photo, so we'll have to rely on what the listing says as opposed to what it shows. Some highlights include nine-foot-high ceilings, two kitchens, and three parking spots. Also included is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom in-law suit.

1852 Biltmore Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009