The 7 Most Notable Homes Sold This Month—and Who Bought Them


Bought by: Ross Flax, proprietor of the Goddard School.
Recorded: $3,495,000.
Sold: $3,495,000.
Days on market: 25.
Where: Georgetown.
Design: Victorian rowhouse.
Bragging points: Constructed in 1900 but recently remodeled, with four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and herringbone flooring.


Bought by: Manu Raju, correspondent for CNN, along with spouse Archana Mehta, CEO of AMS Strategic Marketing Consulting.
Recorded: $2,575,000.
Sold: $2,515,000.
Days on market: 27.
Where: Chevy Chase.
Design: Conventional.
Bragging points: Over 4,600 square feet, with five bedrooms and six bathrooms, a screened porch, and 2 walk-in closets in the master bedroom. )

Bought by: Charles Allen, DC Council member for Ward 6, along with spouse Jordi Hutchinson, executive director of the nonprofit Everybody Wins DC.
Recorded: $1,100,000.
Sold: $1,065,000.
Days on market: 27.
Where: H Street corridor.
Design: Federal rowhouse.
Bragging points: Four bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, with original hardwood flooring, another in-law suite, plus a back terrace.



Sold by: Gordon Ernst, former Georgetown University tennis coach indicted at the school admissions scandal.
Recorded: $1,875,000.
Sold: $1,730,000.
Days on market: 22.
Where: Chevy Chase.
Design: Colonial.
Bragging points: Five bedrooms and bathrooms, with a spacious front porch along with a bluestone rear patio.

Bought by: Audie Cornish, All Things Considered cohost, and spouse Theo Emery, a journalist. )
Recorded: $1,195,000.
Sold: $1,305,000.
Days on market: 5. )
Where: Takoma Park.
Design: Victorian.
Bragging points: Historical structure, with five bedrooms and four bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, and 3 bedrooms.


Bought by: Angie Goff, anchor at Fox 5, along with spouse Robert Ellis, a dental practitioner.
Recorded: $1,645,000.
Sold: $1,550,000.
Days on market: 58.
Where: McLean.
Design: Colonial.
Bragging points: On a corner lot, with seven bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Bought by: Kevin Chavous, charter-school urge and former DC mayoral candidate.
Recorded: $1,399,900.
Sold: $1,350,000.
Days on market: 435.
Where: Vienna.
Design: Transitional.
Bragging points: On almost two acres, with five bedrooms and bathrooms along with another kitchen.

Some earnings advice provided by American City Business leads and Diana Hart of Washington Fine Properties.

Photographs Courtesy of HomeVisit

This report appears in the December 2019 dilemma of Washingtonian.

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