Are you wondering about Northern Virginia real estate and pondering what has sold recently?
Here's some information about the most expensive home sales in Northern Virginia (Arlington County, Alexandria City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County, and Falls Church City) for May 2011. All information was obtained through MRIS.
Overall, there were 128 Northern Virginia home sales topping $1 million during June 2011. This is a huge increase from the 78 sold in May and the 61 sold in April. The spring/summer market in luxury homes is definitely heating up! In fact, all indications are that the busy selling season which usually starts around March, didn't really get revved up until May this year.
Currently, there are 797 homes on the market in Northern Virginia with list prices topping $1 million - this is just a slight decrease from the number that were on the market at this time last month.
JUNE 2011'S MOST EXPENSIVE SALES
Single Family Detached Homes:
- 1012 Founders Ridge Lane, McLean, VA 22102 -- Sold on June 6th for $5,975,000
A really big sale! Located in The Reserve, this 15,000 square foot custom home has 6 bedroom, 8 full bathrooms, an elevator, custom theater, Lutron lighting system and much more. It was built in 2006 and includes a stone enclosed courtyard and terraces.
- 7712 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102 -- Sold on June 1st for $5,004,000
On 2.6 private wooded acres, this 5 bedroom home includes 2 opulent msater suites. the finished lower level has a billiards room, exercise room, home theater, game room, bar and wine cellar. The detached carriage house has a second level studio apartment. The home also has a tennis court, pool and spac. It sold for about $800K below the asking price.
- 1043 Founders Ridge Lane, McLean, VA 22102 -- Sold on June 23rd for $4,950,000
Sold for $300K under the asking price, this custom built Tuscan Villa in the reserve is set on 1.08 acres of landscaping and hardscaping. The 11,300 square foot home has soaring ceilings and 3 gas log fireplaces. 6 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, a climate controlled wine cellar, home theater and outdoor cabana are some of the luxuries at theis home located in The Reserve in McLean.
- 510 Cathedral Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 28th for $3,250,000
Discounted almost $400K from the listing price, this Malvern Hill home is located on more than 1.5 acres and features almost 5000 square feet with most of the living space on the main level. There's a heated swimming pool, lush landscaping and four bedroom suites. A gourmet kitchen, screen in proch and walnut paneled library complete this luxury rambler built in 1959.
- 121 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 3rd for $2,450,000
Built in 1815, this brick residence on a large double lot has many modern conveniences including renovated bathrooms and kitchens, and expansive garden and a two car garage. With 8 fireplaces, 5 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms and so close to the Potomac River, this Old Town Alexandria townhouse sold for the asking price after over a year on the market.
- 202 Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 10th for $2,100,000
Talk about historic! This home was built in 1793 and has stood the test of time. It has a large patio area and built-in pool, 2 off-street parking spaces and 3,263 square feet of lviing space spread between 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It sold for $260K below the asking price.
- 702 Kahn Place, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 9th for $1,800,000
Located at Fords Landing, this Potomac River-front home has 5 bedrooms and 3,192 square feet of space on 4 levels. The home has been extensively redesigned and upgraded with a gourmet kitchen and a private terrace wired for sound. It was built in 1998, so it will be quite a few years until it's as historic as the first two homes on this list!
- 509 S. Lee Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 22nd for $1,600,000
All of this month's priciest townhomes were in Old Town Alexandria. This one is another historic gem, built in 1790 with 2,849 square feet of living space with views of Lee Street Park and the Potomac River.
- 1881 N. Nash Street #1910, Arlington, VA 22209 -- Sold on June 6th for $1,675,000
At Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn, this 2 bedroom condo features 2,267 square feet of space plus a 500 square foot balcony, gourmet kitchen, family room with walk-in closets, marble baths, plus all the amenities of the luxury builing, including valet parking.
- 1450 Emerson Avenue #509, McLean, VA 22101 -- Sold on June 24th for $1,150,000
Located at the luxury Palladium at McLean, this penthouse unit has its own private elevator from the underground garage. Built in 2005 but never lived-in, this two bedroom condo has Brazilian cherry floors, a gourmet kitchen, and over 2,600 square feet of living space right in downtown McLean.
- 635 First Street #201, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 24th for $960,000
Built in 2004, this Liberty Row condo in Old Town Alexandria features granite counters, stainless steel appliances and a marble foyer. With 3 bedrooms and 2,080 square feet of space right in Old Town, this condo sold for a mere $25K below the asking price.
- 12151 Jamieson Avenue #1804, Alexandria, VA 22314 -- Sold on June 10th for $910,000
Located on a high floor at Carlyle Towers, this 3 bedroom, 1,713 sqaure foot unit includes a 35 foot terrace with fountain, ivy topiary trees, and roses. The condo also has a marble foyer and a tumbled marble floor in the the enclosed sunroom area.
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