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

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2040 S St Nw, WASHINGTON

$14,500,000

2040 S St Nw, WASHINGTON

12 Beds 7 Baths 17,010 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2069548

DUPONT CIRCLE

2425 Foxhall Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$14,250,000

↓ $2,745,000

2425 Foxhall Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

7 Beds 8.5 Baths 11,095 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2031624

WESLEY HEIGHTS

8801 Fernwood Rd, BETHESDA

$12,500,000

8801 Fernwood Rd, BETHESDA

6 Beds 9 Baths 15,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2071420

BRADLEY HILLS GROVE

13320 Signal Tree Ln, POTOMAC

$11,500,000

↓ $1,250,000

13320 Signal Tree Ln, POTOMAC

6 Beds 12 Baths 26,698 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC756732

RIVER PLANTATION

7116 Glenbrook Rd, BETHESDA

$10,950,000

7116 Glenbrook Rd, BETHESDA

6 Beds 8 Baths 12,205 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2066870

EDGEMOOR

3301 Fessenden St Nw, WASHINGTON

$10,500,000

3301 Fessenden St Nw, WASHINGTON

11 Beds 14.5 Baths 17,631 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2067172

FOREST HILLS

35a Elsiragy Ct, MCLEAN

$10,000,000

35a Elsiragy Ct, MCLEAN

7 Beds 10 Baths 22,332 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2098142

PEACOCK STATION

3131 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$9,995,000

3131 Chain Bridge Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 8 Baths 12,200 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2066942

KENT

2860 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

$9,750,000

2860 Woodland Dr Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 6 Baths 8,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2079402

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS

4640 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$9,750,000

4640 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 8 Baths 8,375 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2073826

WESLEY HEIGHTS

8911 Georgetown Pike, MCLEAN

$9,500,000

↓ $1,000,000

8911 Georgetown Pike, MCLEAN

6 Beds 8 Baths 14,253 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX1178892

NONE AVAILABLE

7441 Dulany Dr, MCLEAN

$9,500,000

7441 Dulany Dr, MCLEAN

7 Beds 9 Baths 12,354 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2023418

ELMWOOD ESTATES

1122 Litton, MCLEAN

$9,250,000

1122 Litton, MCLEAN

7 Beds 10.5 Baths 12,523 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2052492

DOWNSCREST

11400 Highland Farm Ct, POTOMAC

$8,995,000

11400 Highland Farm Ct, POTOMAC

9 Beds 11.5 Baths 22,950 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2060476

SADDLE RIDGE

2701 32nd St Nw, WASHINGTON

$8,750,000

2701 32nd St Nw, WASHINGTON

5 Beds 5.5 Baths 5,886 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2051864

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE HEIGHTS

6615 Malta Ln, MCLEAN

$8,000,000

6615 Malta Ln, MCLEAN

6 Beds 8 Baths 10,453 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2063576

LANGLEY FARMS

825 Whann Ave, MCLEAN

$7,990,000

825 Whann Ave, MCLEAN

6 Beds 7.5 Baths 11,347 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2110382

LANGLEY FOREST

6616 Fernwood Ct, BETHESDA

$7,950,000

6616 Fernwood Ct, BETHESDA

7 Beds 8 Baths 11,397 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2074546

BRADLEY HILLS GROVE

3255 Prospect St Nw #ph-5, WASHINGTON

$7,750,000

3255 Prospect St Nw #ph-5, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,527 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2071678

GEORGETOWN

35b Elsiragy Ct, MCLEAN

$7,560,000

35b Elsiragy Ct, MCLEAN

6 Beds 8.5 Baths 13,800 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2098150

PEACOCK STATION

4519 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

$7,400,000

↓ $350,000

4519 Cathedral Ave Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 6.5 Baths 9,824 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2045716

WESLEY HEIGHTS

1332 Mccay Ln, MCLEAN

$7,350,000

↓ $445,000

1332 Mccay Ln, MCLEAN

6 Beds 8.5 Baths 13,722 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2064718

NONE AVAILABLE

1045 Bellview Rd, MCLEAN

$6,995,000

1045 Bellview Rd, MCLEAN

6 Beds 7.5 Baths 10,667 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2091820

WOODSIDE ESTATES

3255 Prospect St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$6,900,000

3255 Prospect St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,980 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2053742

GEORGETOWN



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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