Keep in mind when penthouses had been squalid constructions? In fact, you don’t. It was greater than 100 years in the past that rooftop lean-tos and sheds had been constructed to accommodate servants atop New York Metropolis’s tall buildings. Since then, the attract of dwelling in sky-high residences has soared, together with costs and status reserved for the only a few.
One such instance is a two-story penthouse at the moment on the market in certainly one of Maryland’s wealthiest cities. Unit 20B at 5610 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase spans the twentieth and twenty first flooring of Somerset Home, a tony high-rise way of life complicated in metro Washington, D.C.
Sweeping views from two out of doors terraces (one on every degree) prolong to Virginia in addition to the Nationwide Shrine and the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
The $10.5 million price ticket makes it some of the costly properties at the moment on the market within the space, in response to a latest story within the Washington Business Journal. Itemizing agent Zelda Heller says the worth ought to come as no shock for the “caliber, dimension and high quality” of the 9,129-square-foot apartment. “What’s uncommon is that this has come in the marketplace,” Heller says.
The residence has 4 bedrooms and 9 bogs (six full bogs). Furnishings and bespoke finishes, resembling a stained glass skylight, wood-paneled library and niches embellished with hand-painted murals, recommend a European-style decor. An 18-foot wall of home windows reveals the scene-stealing views.
The first bed room suite comes with a sitting room with an electrical fire, two dressing rooms, two bogs (one with a soak tub and bathe and one other with a step-in bathe) and a steam/sauna room. It’s on the identical degree as the primary dwelling areas, chef’s kitchen and banquet-sized eating room.
The higher degree has two bedrooms plus a separate suite with its personal entrance, which may very well be preferrred for an in-home workplace or live-in aide. Who is likely to be potential patrons? Probably somebody with a household, huge or small. “With two folks, you possibly can reside comfortably and never voluminously,” Heller says. “If it’s a bigger household, it has 4 bedrooms. It’s so versatile.”
The penthouse checks all of the packing containers for unique dwelling, resembling a big dwelling area in a gated complicated with resort-style facilities.
Somerset Home was in-built 1999 and has greater than 400 items in three high-rise buildings. Facilities embrace a concierge, indoor heated pool and spa, health heart, tennis courts, doorman and valet parking. It’s near Washington, D.C., about 4 miles from Georgetown, 6 miles from the White Home and the Smithsonian museums, and 1 mile from the Metro Purple Line in Bethesda, Maryland.
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