In honor of the recent pending sale of Donald Rumsfeld's seven bedroom manse, Curbed decided to take a look at the other homes on the market in his neighborhood to see how Rummy's place stacked up. Not too badly, as it turns out. There's one famously super-expensive place in the neighborhood that's still waiting for a buyer one year in, but had his $4.495M house not gone under contract almost immediately, it would have landed right in the middle of this list. After the jump, check out the ten most expensive places for sale in the embassy-filled land of Kalorama.Read More
The Ten Priciest Places For Sale in Kalorama Right This Second
Asking price: $22,000,000
Size: 10-bed, 11-bath combined two-building offering, 26,900 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $818
The skinny: The Textile Museum, has been the most expensive listing in D.C. for some time now that the Patterson Mansion has sold. It hit the market 405 days ago it remains patiently waiting for someone that has that $22 million check.
Detached Beaux Arts House
Asking price: $7,700,000
Size: 7-bed, 8-bath house, 8,460 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $910
The skinny: This house just went through a major price chop and it's still the second most expensive home in the neighborhood. The listing claims a three story spiral staircase and enormous entertaining room but no photos are around to back this up.
Asking price: $5,250,000
Size: 5-bed, 6-bath house, 4,540 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $1,156
The skinny: Each of the bedrooms here has its own en-suite bathroom and the home has its own elevator and garage.
Asking price: $4,990,000
Size: 6-bed, 7.5-bath house, 8,845 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $564
The skinny: This home from 1916 has undergone a recent restoration so while there are still fireplaces and period details, it also has a modern gourmet kitchen.
Asking price: $4,500,000
Size: 6-bed, 4.5-bath house, 4,690 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $959
The skinny: Between its imported French Kitchen (you can do that?), two car garage and massive grill outside by the pool, no wonder this home is as pricey as Rummy's.
Asking price: $3,795,000
Size: 6-bed, 3.5-bath townhouse, 4,992 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $760
The skinny:It's not often that a rowhouse includes its own two car garage. This one has an elevator and a roof deck as well. To be clear, it's the house on the row in front of the tree that's on the market.
Asking price: $3,690,000
Size: 6-bed, 5.5-bath house, 4,118 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $896
The skinny: There's a lot of gorgeous old-timey decor in this renovated home from 1925, but the garage, flagstone patio and pool are the most notable features.
Beaux Arts Rowhouse
Asking price: $3,200,000
Size: 3-bed, 4-bath house, 4,774 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $670
The skinny: Let's start with the fact that this rowhouse is made of limestone and clearly on the same row as an Embassy. It also has an au pair suite, a top floor terrace and fireplaces in many rooms of the house.
Detached Traditional House
Asking price: $2,950,000
Size: 6-bed, 3.5-bath house, 3,555 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $830
The skinny: This four story home has an immensely long kitchen and lots of built in storage and natural light throughout the house.
Beaux Arts Rowhouse
Asking price: $2,700,000
Size: 3-bed, 4-bath house, 3,884 square feet
Dollars Per Square Foot: $695
The skinny: This is yet another rowhouse that has access to a two car garage. The current owners have some cool modern art that work well with the home's period molding.