Luxury Real Estate in Washington DC Area

From antique manors to penthouse lofts, luxury real estate in Washington Metro can be many things to many people. From homes to condos for sale, this part of the country is well-known for its upscale properties. That can mean traditional design or something modernistic and cutting edge. But the common denominator for luxury is that it is not something that you really need—but it sure is nice.

One of the most rapidly expanding areas of luxury real estate is new home construction—specifically, oversized custom mansions for sale. These are especially prevalent in suburban communities where there is still swaths of undeveloped land, such as Centreville, Fair Oaks and McLean in Virginia; and Bethesda, Rockville and Chevy Chase in Maryland.

Luxury Home Collection in the Washington Metropolitan Area

2507 Foxhall Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 11 Baths
  • 13,687 SqFt

2507 Foxhall Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$16,999,900 ↑ $2,000,900
1139 Crest Ln, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 8,264 SqFt

1139 Crest Ln, MCLEAN

$15,000,000
9305 Inglewood Ct, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 16,557 SqFt

9305 Inglewood Ct, POTOMAC

$14,800,000 ↓ $3,700,000
3301 Fessenden St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 11 Beds
  • 14.5 Baths
  • 16,850 SqFt

3301 Fessenden St Nw, WASHINGTON

$13,750,000
3005 45th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 10.5 Baths
  • 15,100 SqFt

3005 45th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$13,500,000
3131 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 12,200 SqFt

3131 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$12,950,000
3120 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 11,486 SqFt

3120 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

$12,950,000
612 Rivercrest Dr, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 16,000 SqFt

612 Rivercrest Dr, MCLEAN

$12,800,000
1224 30th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 10 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 11,100 SqFt

1224 30th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$12,800,000
11510 Highland Farm Rd, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 11.5 Baths
  • 21,022 SqFt

11510 Highland Farm Rd, POTOMAC

$12,000,000
3036 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 10,823 SqFt

3036 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

$12,000,000
5320 27th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 11,434 SqFt

5320 27th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$11,750,000
9300 Belle Terre Way, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 11 Baths
  • 26,900 SqFt

9300 Belle Terre Way, POTOMAC

$9,900,000
1020 Langley Hill Dr, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 10.5 Baths
  • 16,783 SqFt

1020 Langley Hill Dr, MCLEAN

$9,500,000
4400 Garfield St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 8 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 12,817 SqFt

4400 Garfield St Nw, WASHINGTON

$9,495,000
9210 Fox Meadow Ln, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 13,415 SqFt

9210 Fox Meadow Ln, POTOMAC

$8,995,000
906 Turkey Run Rd, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 9,326 SqFt

906 Turkey Run Rd, MCLEAN

$8,900,000
681 Chain Bridge Rd, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 8.5 Baths
  • 17,800 SqFt

681 Chain Bridge Rd, MCLEAN

$8,900,000
8309 Persimmon Tree Rd, BETHESDA
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9.5 Baths
  • 18,244 SqFt

8309 Persimmon Tree Rd, BETHESDA

$8,588,000
2211 Massachusetts Ave Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 9,400 SqFt

2211 Massachusetts Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$8,500,000
6822 Georgetown Pike, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 6,712 SqFt

6822 Georgetown Pike, MCLEAN

$8,199,000
2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #ph 3, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,532 SqFt

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #ph 3, WASHINGTON

$8,095,000
3101 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9.5 Baths
  • 11,624 SqFt

3101 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$7,995,000 ↓ $155,000
8906 Old Dominion Dr, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 7 Beds
  • 9.5 Baths
  • 17,560 SqFt

8906 Old Dominion Dr, MCLEAN

$7,895,900


And then there’s the cities, towns and villages where you won’t find as much new construction, but a long tradition of luxurious homes—such as Berkley, Forest Hills, Georgetown and Spring Valley. Or how about the City of Alexandria with its wonderful historic architecture? Belle Haven, VA with giant homes overlooking the river, and its exclusive country club founded in 1924?

More About the Luxury Real Estate Market in Washington DC

But this isn’t to say all luxury real estate means giant single-family homes. It can also mean magnificent condos and townhouses for sale in Washington DC as well. In the District of Columbia, penthouses can list as high as $10 million, while multilevel luxury townhouses in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County and Maryland have become de rigueur.

From an 11-bedroom gothic mansion built in 1885 in Logan Circle and priced at $4.45 million, to a brand-new home under construction in McLean, VA listing for $24 million, luxury comes in many forms. And for those not wanting to venture into eight-figure territory, don’t worry—new luxury homes for sale can be found in the solid mid-six figure range in outlying areas such as Maryland’s Prince George’s County.

In other words, you have a vast array of choices when it comes to luxury real estate in Washington Metro. Does opulence mean having your own private stables, or perhaps a private dock on a river? It certainly can! But it can also mean a four-story townhouse with a chef’s kitchen, rec room and roof deck. Or an uber-hip industrial loft in a downtown corridor with soaring ceilings and exposed brick.

With some of the richest counties, cities, towns and neighborhoods in the entire country, Washington Metro has fast become synonymous with opportunity, strong economies and a booming real estate market. So pick a spot, browse the listings and dream a little dream. And then give us a call at District Partners at Compass—we’ll make those luxury home dreams a reality.

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Listing information last updated on October 25th, 2020 at 5:46pm EDT.

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