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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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

1155 23rd St Nw #ph3e, WASHINGTON

$5,850,000

↓ $400,000

1155 23rd St Nw #ph3e, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 5.5 Baths 5,112 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2059396

CENTRAL

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #ph-d, WASHINGTON

$5,500,000

2660 Connecticut Ave Nw #ph-d, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,527 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2072838

WOODLEY PARK

2501 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #ph2b, WASHINGTON

$4,875,000

2501 Pennsylvania Ave Nw #ph2b, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2041408

WEST END

2501 M St Nw #717, WASHINGTON

$4,500,000

2501 M St Nw #717, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,500 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2078564

WEST END

2500 Virginia Ave Nw #1408-s, WASHINGTON

$3,795,000

↓ $200,000

2500 Virginia Ave Nw #1408-s, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 3 Baths 4,640 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC472232

FOGGY BOTTOM

4915 Hampden Ln #ph3, BETHESDA

$3,695,000

↓ $300,000

4915 Hampden Ln #ph3, BETHESDA

2 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,779 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2069840

EDGEMOOR

7171 Woodmont Ave #ph8, BETHESDA

$3,595,000

7171 Woodmont Ave #ph8, BETHESDA

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,691 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2076226

DOWNTOWN BETHESDA

1200 Crystal Dr #ph18, ARLINGTON

$3,495,000

1200 Crystal Dr #ph18, ARLINGTON

4 Beds 5 Baths 7,300 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2023932

CRYSTAL CITY

1830 Fountain Dr #1302, RESTON

$3,000,000

1830 Fountain Dr #1302, RESTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,065 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2091920

PARAMOUNT

920 I St Nw #1101, WASHINGTON

$2,950,000

920 I St Nw #1101, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,676 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2064062

CENTRAL/DOWNTOWN

2001 15th St N #1507, ARLINGTON

$2,650,000

↓ $345,000

2001 15th St N #1507, ARLINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,180 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2017176

ARLINGTON

1155 23rd St Nw #ph3m, WASHINGTON

$2,595,000

1155 23rd St Nw #ph3m, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,066 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2072572

WEST END

4750 41st St Nw #502, WASHINGTON

$2,500,000

4750 41st St Nw #502, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,150 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2060894

TENLEYTOWN

5610 Wisconsin Ave #ph-18d, CHEVY CHASE

$2,250,000

5610 Wisconsin Ave #ph-18d, CHEVY CHASE

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,770 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2060304

SOMERSET HOUSE 2

2501 M St Nw #701, WASHINGTON

$2,000,000

2501 M St Nw #701, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,696 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2078652

WEST END

1525 P St Nw #5, WASHINGTON

$1,875,000

1525 P St Nw #5, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,300 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2078356

LOGAN CIRCLE

1444 Belmont St Nw #302, WASHINGTON

$1,799,000

↓ $101,000

1444 Belmont St Nw #302, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,650 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2065334

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS

1419 10th St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$1,795,000

1419 10th St Nw #3, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,210 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2073774

OLD CITY #2

4301 Military Rd Nw #ph2, WASHINGTON

$1,795,000

4301 Military Rd Nw #ph2, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,192 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2042172

CHEVY CHASE

1650 Silver Hill Dr #2401, MCLEAN

$1,790,000

1650 Silver Hill Dr #2401, MCLEAN

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,813 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2097380

THE BORO TYSONS

1211 S Eads St #2101, ARLINGTON

$1,760,000

1211 S Eads St #2101, ARLINGTON

3 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,937 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2024032

BELLA VISTA CONDOMINIUM

1108 16th St Nw #ph702, WASHINGTON

$1,699,000

↓ $26,000

1108 16th St Nw #ph702, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,856 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2065782

DOWNTOWN

1701 16th St N #347, ARLINGTON

$1,675,000

1701 16th St N #347, ARLINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,922 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2026094

THE SELECT AT GASLIGHT SQUARE

6820 Wisconsin Ave #8001, CHEVY CHASE

$1,645,000

6820 Wisconsin Ave #8001, CHEVY CHASE

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,511 SqFt Residential MLS® # MDMC2077090

ADAGIO

8220 Crestwood Heights Drive #1818, MCLEAN

$1,559,000

8220 Crestwood Heights Drive #1818, MCLEAN

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,079 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2070718

ONE PARK CREST CONDOMINIUM

2020 12th St Nw #ph-01, WASHINGTON

$1,200,000

2020 12th St Nw #ph-01, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,519 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2077964

U STREET CORRIDOR

1800 Old Meadow Rd #1707 & 1703, MCLEAN

$1,149,999

↓ $149,001

1800 Old Meadow Rd #1707 & 1703, MCLEAN

3 Beds 4 Baths 4,066 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAFX2087508

REGENCY AT MCLEAN

1313 Irving St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

$1,075,000

1313 Irving St Nw #2, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,472 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2080692

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS

1210 R St Nw #305, WASHINGTON

$999,999

1210 R St Nw #305, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,260 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2071910

LOGAN CIRCLE

2020 12th St Nw #ph-06, WASHINGTON

$999,000

2020 12th St Nw #ph-06, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,245 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2073622

U STREET CORRIDOR

1455 Girard St Nw #5, WASHINGTON

$949,000

↓ $50,000

1455 Girard St Nw #5, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,200 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2066462

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS

819 D St Ne #31, WASHINGTON

$935,000

819 D St Ne #31, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,024 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2080928

CAPITOL HILL

1657 31st St Nw #405, WASHINGTON

$925,000

1657 31st St Nw #405, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,350 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2081040

GEORGETOWN

1717 Independence Ave Se #b, WASHINGTON

$924,900

↓ $50,000

1717 Independence Ave Se #b, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,602 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2067884

HILL EAST

888 N Quincy St #2105, ARLINGTON

$899,900

↓ $25,100

888 N Quincy St #2105, ARLINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,287 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2025598

RESIDENCES AT LIBERTY CENTER

436 Park Rd Nw #3, WASHINGTON

$850,000

436 Park Rd Nw #3, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3.5 Baths 1,800 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2078244

PETWORTH

741 Morton St Nw #ph, WASHINGTON

$825,000

741 Morton St Nw #ph, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,584 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2080264

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS

57 N St Nw #529, WASHINGTON

$799,999

57 N St Nw #529, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,002 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2080856

TRUXTON CIRCLE

New
3 Washington Cir Nw #1002, WASHINGTON

$799,000

3 Washington Cir Nw #1002, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,100 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2079950

FOGGY BOTTOM

1435 Chapin St Nw #307, WASHINGTON

$799,000

1435 Chapin St Nw #307, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,060 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2081672

MERIDIAN HILL

2234 11th St Nw #302, WASHINGTON

$799,000

↓ $50,000

2234 11th St Nw #302, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,134 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2068346

U STREET CORRIDOR

1300 Crystal Dr #ph12s, ARLINGTON

$795,000

↓ $30,000

1300 Crystal Dr #ph12s, ARLINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,377 SqFt Residential MLS® # VAAR2020858

CRYSTAL GATEWAY

7211 Georgia Ave Nw #c, WASHINGTON

$795,000

↓ $30,000

7211 Georgia Ave Nw #c, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,825 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2064742

BRIGHTWOOD

2363 Champlain St Nw #26, WASHINGTON

$789,000

2363 Champlain St Nw #26, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,387 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2079740

ADAMS MORGAN

57 N St Nw #406, WASHINGTON

$784,900

57 N St Nw #406, WASHINGTON

1 Bed 1.5 Baths 1,135 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2078894

TRUXTON CIRCLE

2617 University Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

$775,000

2617 University Pl Nw #4, WASHINGTON

2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,320 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2080150

14TH STREET CORRIDOR

824 Kennedy St Nw #ph, WASHINGTON

$775,000

↓ $25,000

824 Kennedy St Nw #ph, WASHINGTON

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,948 SqFt Residential MLS® # DCDC2075728

PETWORTH



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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