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while Washington Fine Properties’ Ellen Morrell and Matt McCormick represented the seller. Foxhall Developers LLC sold   HARRISONSTNW to an undisclosed buyer for $2,275,000 with the help of Bill Abbott of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty. Sheila Mooney of Beasley Real Estate represented the buyer. Foxhall Developers is a collaboration between Michael Joy and Carl Bernstein, two of the metropolitan area’s most prominent builders. The fivebedroom Colonial was designed by Studio Z and built to exacting standards and features an open floor plan, soaring ceilings and unique architectural details. Eleni Constantine sold “Rosedale Farmhouse� at    NEWARK STREET NW in Cleveland Park for $4,450,000 to an anonymous trust with David A. Deckelbaum as trustee. Built in 1793, it is thought to be the longest-standing house in the District. Constantine is a director of financial security at the Pew Health Group. The 5,200-square-foot property was restored in 2002 and has four bedrooms and 10 fireplaces. It sits on half an acre

of land and boasts a pool with views of Washington National Cathedral. It was listed by Coldwell Bankers’ Marin Hagen & Sylvia Bergstrom. Long & Foster’s Theresa Robinson was the buyer’s agent.

foot Colonial built in 2007 are Washington Fine Properties’ Marsha Schuman, Betsy Schuman, William F.X. Moody and Robert Hryniewicki.

VIRGINIA MARYLAND Retired businessman Paul Elicker sold his penthouse in the PARCSOMERSET in Chevy Chase to an undisclosed real estate developer buyer for $7,950,000. The sale set a new record for the most expensive condominium ever sold in the Washington Metro area. The 18th-floor, 6,727-square-foot unit features five bedrooms, multiple balconies and a solarium. Zelda Heller of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty represented both the seller and purchaser. John and Joan Vassos sold  CONGRESSIONAL COURT in Potomac’s Bradley Farms neighborhood for $4.7 million. Mr. Vassos is president of Sharp Business Systems’ Washington, D.C. office. The twoacre “Southampton Estate� includes a carriage house with an apartment and an enormous heated pool with a spa and outdoor family room. Listing agents for the 19,250-square-

Deecy Stephens Gray Ginsburg and her brother-in-law C. Boyden Gray sold “The Cliffs� at  BULLSNECKROAD in

McLean for $5 million. Mrs. Ginsburg shared the house with her late husband, Burton Gray, a noted economist and businessman who died in 1989. In 2007 she married Douglas H. Ginsburg, a D.C. Circuit judge. Mrs. Ginsburg is currently a public relations and government affairs consultant. C. Boyden Gray served as former counsel to President George H. W. Bush and as U.S. ambassador to the European Union under President George W. Bush. The six-bedroom Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired residence was built in 1959 by the famed Washington architect Charles Goodman and sits on five acres overlooking the Potomac River. Washington Fine Properties’ Mark McFadden was the listing agent; RCV Real Estate’s Roger Vasiliadis was the buyer’s agent.

PROPERTYLINES DC DESIGN HOUSE HITS MARKET

 FOXHALL ROADNW, the latest D.C. Design House, is on the market for a cool $14.9 million. The eight-bedroom Contemporary in Berkley was built by GTM Architects and Gibson Builders in 2013 and features both gourmet and catering kitchens, an in-law suite and a library. The Washington, D.C. Design House began in 2008 to help top area decorators showcase their talents into a “flowing design home� to raise funds for Children’s National Medical Center. Coldwell Banker’s Marty Apel is the listing agent. COX’S ROW BEAUTY Garry Crowder and Jill Evans have listed   N STREET NW for $7,980,000. Both Crowder and

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Evans are directors of INGARM (The Institute for Global Asset and Risk Management). The sevenbedroom Federal property, built in 1817 on Cox’s Row, includes grand entertaining and living spaces, a double parlor living room with two fireplaces, gourmet chef’s kitchen, beautiful garden terraces and parking for three cars. Washington Fine Properties’ Ellen Morrell is the listing agent.

on a private corner lot in the East Village. Built in 1875, the mansion has been meticulously maintained and features Bill Haseltine soaring ceilings, grand public rooms, a 40-foot lap pool, private terraced gardens, and onsite parking for six cars. In HUMAN GENOME FOUNDER 1985, when it was owned by the SELLING Biotech millionaire late Julie Jeppson “Muffy� Stout, Bill Haseltine has listed   the house was briefly featured P STREET NW for $9,250,000. in “St. Elmo’s Fire,� the famed The founder of Rockville’s Human “Brat Pack� film starring (among Genome Sciences married New others) Rob Lowe, Demi Moore York socialite Maria Eugenia Maury and Ally Sheedy. Washington Fine last summer. A true Georgetown Properties’ Mark McFadden is the Grande Dame, the property sits listing agent.

TEDKENNEDY’SFORMERHOME LISTEDFOR MILLION   CHAINBRIDGEROAD, a 6.5-acre property with a modest house once owned by Ted Kennedy, is currently on the market for almost $10 million. Buyers can snap it up as is — or pay $45 million if they choose to build a 10-bedroom, 8.5-bath mansion also planned for the site by the owner, Hong Kong business tycoon Erich Hotung. The property is listed by Long & Foster’s Fouad Talout.

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