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

445 Courthouse Rd Sw, VIENNA
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,724 SqFt

445 Courthouse Rd Sw, VIENNA

$1,500,000 ↓ $250,000
11776 Stratford House Pl #1409, RESTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,330 SqFt

11776 Stratford House Pl #1409, RESTON

$1,500,000 ↓ $95,000
920 I St Nw #1107, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,452 SqFt

920 I St Nw #1107, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
1401 6th St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,100 SqFt

1401 6th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
12625 Glen Rd, POTOMAC
  • Residential
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2,436 SqFt

12625 Glen Rd, POTOMAC

$1,500,000
5 Barney Cir Se, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,000 SqFt

5 Barney Cir Se, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
6522 Sligo Pkwy, HYATTSVILLE
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,332 SqFt

6522 Sligo Pkwy, HYATTSVILLE

$1,500,000
219 P St Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,084 SqFt

219 P St Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
4635 35th St N, ARLINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,112 SqFt

4635 35th St N, ARLINGTON

$1,500,000
1419 Spring Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,674 SqFt

1419 Spring Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
1421 Spring Rd Nw, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,080 SqFt

1421 Spring Rd Nw, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
New
326 E St Ne, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,592 SqFt

326 E St Ne, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
New
1018 Bryant St Ne, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,234 SqFt

1018 Bryant St Ne, WASHINGTON

$1,500,000
1650 Silver Hill Dr #1201, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,813 SqFt

1650 Silver Hill Dr #1201, MCLEAN

$1,502,000
9106 Ewing Dr, BETHESDA
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,589 SqFt

9106 Ewing Dr, BETHESDA

$1,519,900 ↑ $70,000
210 N Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,300 SqFt

210 N Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA

$1,520,000 ↓ $55,000
513 Woodland Ct Nw, VIENNA
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,812 SqFt

513 Woodland Ct Nw, VIENNA

$1,520,000
6434 Lakeview Dr, FALLS CHURCH
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,902 SqFt

6434 Lakeview Dr, FALLS CHURCH

$1,525,000
New
1423 Mayhurst Blvd, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 6,307 SqFt

1423 Mayhurst Blvd, MCLEAN

$1,525,000
2725 Willow Dr, VIENNA
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,667 SqFt

2725 Willow Dr, VIENNA

$1,529,649
618 9th St Ne, WASHINGTON
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,307 SqFt

618 9th St Ne, WASHINGTON

$1,535,000
324 Steinbeck Ave #9p, GAITHERSBURG
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,880 SqFt

324 Steinbeck Ave #9p, GAITHERSBURG

$1,536,900 ↑ $27,000
324 Steinbeck Ave, GAITHERSBURG
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,882 SqFt

324 Steinbeck Ave, GAITHERSBURG

$1,536,900 ↑ $27,000
1506 Hardwood Ln, MCLEAN
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 5,900 SqFt

1506 Hardwood Ln, MCLEAN

$1,539,000


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 March 31st, 2020 at 4:03am EDT.

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