From sprawling estates to high-rise penthouses, Northern Virginia has no shortage of extravagant real estate, chock-full of lavish amenities and jaw-dropping curb appeal. Of course, luxury properties come with luxury price tags. According to Homes.com, these are the 10 most expensive homes sold in the Northern Virginia market in July.
$5.5 million: 8334 Alvord St., McLean
This French Chateau-style house has six bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom, plus an additional three full and two half bathrooms. Outside, there’s an outdoor kitchen overlooking the 53-foot-long saltwater pool, a pool house, a waterfall on the lot, and a formal English garden. For indoor entertainment, there’s a home gym, a sauna, a home theater, a library, and a game room. In total, it spans 13,258 square feet, but don’t worry, there’s an elevator to help navigate the area.
$4.76 million: 6821 Weberly Wy., McLean
This brand new, modern McLean home is a build by Buchanan Price and Foster Zimmerman Architecture. There are beamed cathedral ceilings that make the space open and airy, and dramatic lighting features that give it an ultra-modern edge. It’s 7,627 square feet, with five bedrooms, six full and two half bathrooms, and four fireplaces.
$4.1 million: 39881 Snickersville Tpk., Middleburg
Property is the name of the game for this home. The house sits on a whopping 80 acres of land, so the back patio has built-in views of rolling hills and a serene lake. The inside isn’t too shabby, either, with a French country style that shines through in the high ceilings and French doors. There are five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms, for a total of 7,547 square feet. Oh, did we mention the pool and the two-bedroom guest house and apartment?
$3.9 million: 601 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 609, Alexandria
This glamorous Old Town penthouse offers stunning views of the Potomac River both from the terrace – all 868 square feet of it – and through the floor-to-ceiling windows that surround the living space. There are three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. The 3,175-square-foot interior has 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and a gas fireplace set right up against the stunning view. One of the bathrooms has a walk-in tub. The HOA fees alone cost $2,148 per month.
$3.8 million: 7327 Georgetown Pk., McLean
This as-is property has five yards in one – literally. The 5.4-acre lot is zoned to allow up to five new homes in the space, making this a prime location for real estate development. Or, if that’s not the buyer’s speed, it can stay as one large lawn. There’s an 1850s farmhouse located on the lot, with four bedrooms, six bathrooms (four full bathrooms and two half bathrooms), a carriage house, and a pool, though the listing notes that it will need significant renovations.
$3.55 million: 10445 New Ascot Dr., Great Falls
This six-bedroom property has all the amenities of a country club right at home. There’s a pool, a spa, and a hot tub, a tennis court, two tee-boxes and a golf green, and a bocce ball court. Inside, there’s a home theater, a library, a den, and a game room, plus four fireplaces for cozy nights in. High ceilings, arched doorways, and white columns throughout the interior give the interior an undeniably elegant aesthetic.
$3.24 million: 500 Duke St., Alexandria
The facade of this home blends in with the rowhouses Old Town is known for, and its layout sprawls backward to span 3,520 square feet. This is a bona-fide Victorian home that was built around 1840 and still has the original heart pine floors. Architect Val Hawkins worked to redesign the home but preserved much of the original character. The parlor is a showstopper, with a stunning bay window and a rebuilt wood-burning fireplace. There are five bedrooms and four bathrooms.
$3.15 million: 804 N. Highland St., Arlington
This Clarendon home is newly built and designed and built by Matthew Gold with a contemporary European design. The home has six bedrooms and six full bathrooms, for a total of 6,182 square feet. There’s a large loft inside, and a rooftop terrace for outdoor entertainment. Its energy-efficient features include a tankless water heater and an HVAC with a 90 percent efficiency.
$3.13 million: 1729 Court Petit, McLean
This modern craftsman home is a new build from CDB Design & Build. It boasts a study and a separate library, five bedrooms, and six full bathrooms and two half bathrooms. The lower level features a wet bar and a home gym, and there’s a separate in-law suite with a bedroom and full bathroom to offer guests a private place to stay.
$2.91 million: 10504 Patrician Woods Ct., Great Falls
You’ll find plenty of luxury in this all-brick home that sits on 1.8 acres. The house has 8,630 square feet of space, with five bedrooms and six full bathrooms and two half bathrooms. The home has a conservatory, a theater room, and a library. There’s a pool house out back with an outdoor kitchen, overlooking the heated pool and resurfaced sport court. There’s also a tennis court.
Feature image of 8334 Alvord St., McLean courtesy Long & Foster
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