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Former IMF executive Jeroen Kremers and his wife Michele R. Ammouche-Kremers have also sold their Northwest D.C. residence. The Colonial at 4631 Kenmore Drive in Spring Valley was built in 1940 and had been updated and expanded to include a chef’s kitchen, a lower-level family room with a wine cellar, and an exercise room with a steam bath and shower. The 6,032-square-foot lot features a flagstone terrace and a garage. The property was purchased by Theofani T. Assuras and Michael S. Johnson for $1,105,000. Johnson is chairman of the Congressional Institute and a former lobbyist for the OB-C Group. The listing agents were William F. X. Moody and Robert Hryniewicki of Washington Fine Properties. The selling agent was Vince Hurteau of Continental Properties, Ltd.

At a thousand dollars a square foot, Harold and Nancy Zirkin now own a $4.2 million residence in the Parc Somerset located at 5630 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase. They purchased Unit 1703 from Reza Shahabadi and Gita Hesmati. Harold Zirkin is an investment adviser and executive with Zirkin-Cutler Investments in Bethesda, Md. Nancy Zirkin has long been active in promoting human rights and civil liberties through her work in both the public and private sectors. As a volunteer she has served on the executive boards of the Women’s Leadership Forum, the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association, and on the Women’s Campaign Fund, a bipartisan organization dedicated to putting pro-choice women in public office.

Donna Kozuch’s Unit 1405 in the Parc Somerset went for more than a $1,000 per square foot. The 3,396-square-foot luxury condominium was purchased for $3,635,000 by Judy Zickler and her husband Leo, who is with Oxford Realty Financial Group Inc. The Zicklers also bought the Parc Somerset’s Unit 204, a 1,657-quare-foot, one-bedroom, two-bath residence for $1.1 million from Claire and Robert Rich, but plan to live in the larger apartment. Long & Foster realtors Nancy Itteilag and Zelda Heller were the listing and selling agents in both transactions.

Nancy Itteilag and Zelda Heller also helped sell the Parc Somerset’s Unit 305 to Ellen and Bernard Young. The owners were Christina and Nicholas Scanniello, with EuroMotorcars. The price tag was $2.395 million. Mary Asmar with W.C. & A.N. Miller, a Long & Foster Company, listed the unit for the Scanniellos.

Having sold their Parc Somerset unit, the Scanniellos then bought Unit 307 at the Somerset One condominiums at 5600 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase for $1.3 million from The Sellinger Estate. The condo has a marble foyer, an eat-in kitchen, two bedrooms with treetop views, a library, and public rooms that open onto the balcony. Nancy Itteilag and Zelda Heller listed this property and Mary Asmar was the selling agent.


A major waterfront property at 1100 Crest Lane along McLean’s “Gold Coast” recently sold for $11 million. Beautifully sited on more than three and a half acres with sweeping views of the Potomac, the seven-bedroom main house was built in 1999 using the finest materials including French limestone, granite, maple, and cherry. An award-winning pool house doubles as a one-bedroom, one-bath guest cottage and features a hot tub and outdoor shower. Susan Koehler with Washington Fine Properties listed this exceptional residence for $12.5 million. George Saab of Saab Realtors was the selling agent.

In Great Falls, 520 Innsbruck Avenue has changed hands. Miriam and Paul Dell’Isola sold the home they shared with their six children to Torge and Heidi J. Dennen for $3.4 million. The house has seven bedrooms and eleven bathrooms, a billiards room, movie theater, wine cellar and an exercise room. Paul Dell’Isola, who is a senior executive at FBR, had been asking $4,250,000 for the two-acre property with a swimming pool, pool house, hot tub, playground, and tennis court.

Number 10910 Beckman Way in Great Falls was sold at a Real Estate Resolution Corp. auction for $3,025,000. Bidding on the 11,000-square-foot, brick and stone Colonial on five acres started at $1.8 million. The property has six bedrooms including a master suite with three fireplaces and a balcony, a library with a fireplace and French doors leading to a private balcony, a gourmet center island kitchen, a caterer’s kitchen, recreation room, full bar, an exercise room and home theater. The new owner is Choi and Associates LLC.

Real estate agents Sue Huckaby and Karen Briscoe of the Huckaby-Briscoe Group, Keller Williams Realty, helped Karen Lee and Daniel Gonzalez sell their house at 1952 Kirby Road in McLean, Va., for $995,000. The property was extensively renovated five years ago with about $300,000 worth of upgrades including a gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets and granite countertops. There is also an adjacent family room with a breakfast bar that is perfect for both entertaining and family living. Extras include a deck and a stone patio. The buyers asked not to be named.

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