Penthouses for Sale in the Washington Metropolitan Area

Life at the top is pretty good in Washington Metro. Especially when the top is a swank multimillion-dollar penthouse condo for sale with panoramic views of the Potomac River and iconic national monuments. Typically defined as an apartment on the top floor or roof of a building, these highly desirable units are more than that. They have come to epitomize luxury and exclusivity—high above the teeming masses.

Luxury Penthouse Collection in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia

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3622 Georgia Ave Nw #41, WASHINGTON

$679,900

3622 Georgia Ave Nw #41, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006182

Cummings & Co. Realtors

New
2023 Hillyer Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$1,895,000

2023 Hillyer Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,900 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005898

Central Properties, LLC

New
531 Kennedy St Nw #9, WASHINGTON

$600,000

531 Kennedy St Nw #9, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,090 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006990

Compass

New
1833-rear 5th St Nw, WASHINGTON

$2,450,000

1833-rear 5th St Nw, WASHINGTON

6 Beds 4 Baths 2,800 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2007032

Cottage Street Realty LLC

New
1474 Belmont St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$799,000

1474 Belmont St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

1 Bed 1 Bath 700 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006970

NetRealtyNow.com, LLC

New
715 6th St Nw #1204, WASHINGTON

$599,495

715 6th St Nw #1204, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 1 Bath 1,120 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006330

Compass

New
3127 12th St Ne #7, WASHINGTON

$684,900

3127 12th St Ne #7, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,073 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006936

McWilliams/Ballard Inc.

New
5522 9th St Nw #1, WASHINGTON

$1,095,000

5522 9th St Nw #1, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,586 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2003808

Compass

New
913 12th St Ne #4, WASHINGTON

$719,500

913 12th St Ne #4, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 955 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006324

Compass

New
1219 Park Rd Nw #three, WASHINGTON

$1,370,000

1219 Park Rd Nw #three, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006718

TTR Sotheby's International Realty

New
1480 Evans Farm Dr #301, MCLEAN

$1,750,000

1480 Evans Farm Dr #301, MCLEAN

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,557 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2010122

McEnearney Associates, Inc.

New
25 D St Se #b, WASHINGTON

$2,495,000

25 D St Se #b, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,312 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006544

Washington Fine Properties, LLC

New
1612 15th St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$739,000

1612 15th St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 797 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC517756

Compass

New
1435 11th Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$759,900

1435 11th Nw #4, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 965 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2006518

Smith & Schnider LLC

New
4012 Edmunds St Nw #ph-2, WASHINGTON

$699,000

4012 Edmunds St Nw #ph-2, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 820 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC523426

Compass

1451 Belmont St Nw #414, WASHINGTON

$535,000

1451 Belmont St Nw #414, WASHINGTON

1 Bed 1 Bath 742 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005906

Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

1331 Nw Taylor St Nw #ph (#3), WASHINGTON

$929,700

1331 Nw Taylor St Nw #ph (#3), WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,650 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005748

Compass

2429 Ontario Rd Nw #6, WASHINGTON

$1,200,000

2429 Ontario Rd Nw #6, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,555 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005958

Compass

2429 Ontario Rd Nw #5, WASHINGTON

$750,000

2429 Ontario Rd Nw #5, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,085 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005954

Compass

27 Logan Cir Nw #10, WASHINGTON

$1,187,500

27 Logan Cir Nw #10, WASHINGTON

0 Beds 0.5 Baths 1,787 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005900

Compass

329 Rhode Island Ave Ne #405, WASHINGTON

$544,900

329 Rhode Island Ave Ne #405, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,215 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005788

Nid Group, LLC

2410 17th St Nw #303, WASHINGTON

$824,900

2410 17th St Nw #303, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,015 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2003536

Washington Fine Properties, LLC

2615 University Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$849,900

2615 University Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,016 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005292

Compass

3127 12th St Ne #6, WASHINGTON

$674,900

3127 12th St Ne #6, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,039 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004008

McWilliams/Ballard Inc.

1112 5th Street Nw #7, WASHINGTON

$1,114,900

1112 5th Street Nw #7, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,291 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005590

McWilliams/Ballard Inc.

1948 3rd St Ne #e, WASHINGTON

$649,995

↓ $5

1948 3rd St Ne #e, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,040 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005054

TTR Sotheby's International Realty

631 D St Nw #1145, WASHINGTON

$1,149,000

631 D St Nw #1145, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 1,740 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005466

Compass

1427 K St Se, WASHINGTON

$1,275,000

1427 K St Se, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,475 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005348

Keller Williams Legacy

1830 Jefferson Pl Nw #20, WASHINGTON

$850,000

1830 Jefferson Pl Nw #20, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,140 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005264

RE/MAX Realty Services

1600 Clarendon Blvd #w409, ARLINGTON

$995,000

1600 Clarendon Blvd #w409, ARLINGTON

1 Bed 1.5 Baths 1,147 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2001986

TTR Sotheby's International Realty

1125 11th St Nw #801, WASHINGTON

$1,100,000

1125 11th St Nw #801, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,607 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2005000

Compass

6012 Riggs Rd, HYATTSVILLE

$500,000

6012 Riggs Rd, HYATTSVILLE

5 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,492 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDPG2003620

Tri-Cities Real Estate, LLC

1728 U St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$629,000

1728 U St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

1 Bed 1 Bath 795 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004674

TTR Sotheby's International Realty

1020 N Highland St #1115, ARLINGTON

$544,900

1020 N Highland St #1115, ARLINGTON

1 Bed 1 Bath 908 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2001980

Hashem Realty LLC

525 N Fayette St #618, ALEXANDRIA

$614,000

↓ $11,000

525 N Fayette St #618, ALEXANDRIA

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,093 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAX2001276

Redfin Corporation

2001 15th St N #1113, ARLINGTON

$899,990

↓ $49,910

2001 15th St N #1113, ARLINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,088 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2001694

Whooway Properties, Inc.

1418 W St Nw #504, WASHINGTON

$629,000

1418 W St Nw #504, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,003 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004450

McEnearney Associates, Inc.

1300 Euclid St Nw #6, WASHINGTON

$1,199,000

1300 Euclid St Nw #6, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,754 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004452

Compass

3035 15th St Nw #404ph, WASHINGTON

$839,900

3035 15th St Nw #404ph, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,116 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2002170

Craig Fauver Real Estate

3453 Holmead Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$799,900

3453 Holmead Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,300 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004286

Compass

1931 16th St Nw #1, WASHINGTON

$640,000

↓ $35,000

1931 16th St Nw #1, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004436

Compass

1931 16th St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

$1,055,000

↓ $45,000

1931 16th St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,450 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004434

Compass

1931 16th St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$1,085,000

↓ $65,000

1931 16th St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,450 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004432

Compass

57 N St Nw #penthouse -527, WASHINGTON

$789,900

57 N St Nw #penthouse -527, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,002 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004438

McWilliams/Ballard Inc.

1510 6th St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$948,900

1510 6th St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,600 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004298

Compass

1931 16th St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$1,175,000

↓ $75,000

1931 16th St Nw #4, WASHINGTON

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,650 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2003562

Compass

1300 13th St Nw #904, WASHINGTON

$1,160,000

1300 13th St Nw #904, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,426 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004362

Compass

57 N St Nw #529, WASHINGTON

$774,900

57 N St Nw #529, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,002 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2004240

McWilliams/Ballard Inc.



It used to be that penthouses represented the ultimate in elitism with just one residence at the apex of a skyscraper. That was before enterprising developers realized they could squeeze more marketing exclusivity out of their projects by dividing the top into more than one lofty abode. No matter—these rooms with a view are still the pinnacle of luxury, even if you do have to grit your teeth and accept the fact that you may have a next-door neighbor.

Mirroring trends in cities such as New York and Chicago, these bird nest DC dwellings came into popularity during the early 1920s. It was a time of style and opulence, and the idea of creating luxury living quarters at the top of the city’s grand apartment buildings came into vogue. Decades later, when condos for sale became a staple of real estate, penthouses resumed their rightful place at the top of the pecking order. By this point, tall buildings had also migrated beyond the District to Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County and beyond. Bethesda, Maryland is known for its luxury condos, while Rosslyn, Arlington is home to impressive waterfront high-rises such as Turnberry Tower.

Are penthouses only to be found atop very tall towers then? Not at all. They can be found on the upper floors of any multistory building, including mid-rises, row houses, converted industrial buildings or even former schools. But despite all the different applications, we still associate the term with that longstanding iconic ideal—the height of fashion with high ceilings, huge windows and a rooftop terrace.

Penthouse condos for sale in Washington, Northern Virginia and Maryland come in a variety of sizes and price tags. While we may typically think of those super-expensive multi-level luxury pads with every amenity imaginable, penthouses can also be surprisingly affordable—listing in the low six figures in some areas. Perhaps life at the top is not just an idle dream.

To learn more about penthouses for sale, call District Partners at Compass, at 202-798-3600.


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