SEPTEMBER/ OCTOBER 2008
Annapolis Dream Home
A waterfront home on Childs Point Road lists for $12.8 million
At $12.8 million, it will take the right buyer to snap up this gracious five-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath home on a stunning 9.35-acre site in Annapolis. The home reflects Old World elegance with the finest attention to detail and historic accuracy. Built in 1998, the grand living spaces of this Tudor-style home include a dramatic two-story great room with leaded glass windows and hand-carved paneling, an elegant dining room, a paneled library, a luxurious home theater, a billiards room, seven antique fireplaces imported from England and a main-level master suite with his-and-hers baths and closets. The property also includes a storybook guest home with two bedrooms, one bath and a kitchen; a horse barn; and a three-car garage with an artist studio above.
The grounds feature a tennis court, swimming pool and a private pier complex with deepwater slips and a boathouse. The property is located on Crab Creek, which leads to nearby South River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.
For more information, call listing agent Charlie Buckley with Long & Foster at 410-266-6880.
The Former Homes of JFK
New Record for DC Condo
Georgetown Condo Lists for $10.6 million
The President’s Georgetown Digs
The Georgetown residence (right) that was home to John F. Kennedy from 1950 to 1953 (the year he married Jacqueline Bouvier) has changed hands. Entrepreneur Jonathan Ledecky recently sold the three-bedroom, four-bath house for $4.2 million. The house has four fireplaces and a master suite with a terrace and roof deck. Ledecky, a former part owner of the Washington Capitals, founded US Office Products in the 1990s.
JFK in McLean
When then-Senator John F. Kennedy left Georgetown, he and new bride Jackie landed in McLean, Virginia, where they bought the estate at 1147 Chain Bridge Road. Today, the former Kennedy home is on the market for $12.9 million.
Built in the 1800s, this McLean manse boasts 12 bedrooms, 12 fireplaces, 10 full baths, a movie theater, two pools, a pool house, a lighted tennis court and stables on nearly six acres.
Robert Kennedy paid $125,000 in 1957 to buy the estate from his brother—four years after JFK had purchased it for the same price.
The home is the fourth most expensive residential property currently listed for sale in Fairfax County. The top three asking prices are $17.5 million for the house at 1322 Balls Hills Road in McLean, $15 million for the house at 1175 Ballantrae Lane in McLean and $13.5 million for the house at 636 Chain Bridge Road, also in McLean.
A 6,650-square-foot, six-bedroom condominium home overlooking the Potomac River in Georgetown is currently on the market for $10.6 million—a record high listing price for a DC condominium. The previous record is believed to be $6.25 million, also for a Georgetown condo.
The owners are Eric Steiner and his wife, Pascaline. Steiner is president and chief operating officer of Fairchild Corp., which supplies parts and materials to the motorcycle and aerospace industries. The home combines three units in Georgetown’s 70-unit Water Street building (above), which has a rooftop pool, fitness room and 24-hour staff. For more information, contact Mary Grover Ehrgood with Washington Fine Properties at 202-274-4694.
Former Home of JFK
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