Recent high-end sales in Kalorama, Wesley Heights, Georgetown, and McLean
By Mary K. Mewborn
Washington Fine Properties’ realtor Jim Bell has announced he has listed and sold 2119 S Street NW in the Kalorama neighborhood to Steve Raber, a partner at Williams & Connolly LLP, and his wife, Blair Raber, who recently initiated the Celiac Disease Program at Children’s Hospital. The fully-renovated six-bedroom, five-bath row house was listed for $2,395,000 and had belonged to Jeffrey A. Wade, who purchased the home in 2005 for $1.75 million. The four-story residence was constructed in 1908 and features grand entertaining rooms with original hardwood floors, a two-bedroom in-law suite with its own kitchen, and a carriage house with a loft.
In Wesley Heights, Penthouse #1003/4 in the Foxhall Condominiums East at 4200 Massachusetts Avenue NW has sold for $1,075,000. Two units were renovated and combined to create this 2,950-square-foot residence with three bedrooms, three and a half baths, a wood-lined library, breakfast room, formal dining room, and breath-taking views. Amenities include an indoor pool, tennis courts, gym and concierge service. The seller, John Farina, an attorney and a professor of Religion at George Mason University, was represented by Bobbie Brewster of Washington Fine Properties. The purchasers were physicians Luke and Grace Kao.