Many middle-class Americans wonder about how the wealthy one percent live their lives. One aspect daydreamers wonder about are the homes. How do they compare to the rest of us?
While your fantasies may be outrageous, you may still be surprised to see just how much people are willing to spend on their family homes. In fact, the following five addressed cost more than most could afford in an entire lifetime.
Not only is the price shocking to many, but so are the inclusions. These homes come with lavish four-car garages, balconies, libraries, and special rooms just to eat breakfast in. Some also afford spare suites for the help or the in-laws, as well as pools and cabanas. One home even has its own personal bar.
While more expensive homes were sold around the nation and in the rest of the state, the following homes are the most expensive homes that sold in D.C. in 2017.
1: 2817 Woodland Drive NW
This three-story home boasts 10,571 square feet of living space and sold for $14 million. Built in 1962 on .39 acres, this home features 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. It also has a four-car garage, and hardwood flooring throughout.
2: 2600 Rock Creek Drive NW
There are 20,096 square feet of living space spread out on two floors. Built in 2001, this home sits on .77 acres. There are nine bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, a four-car garage, and a traditional wood burning fireplace. It sold for an incredible $12.585 million in 2017.
3: 2850 Woodland Drive NW
Located on just over an acre of land, this seven-bedroom, 8.5-bathroom home sold for $10.750 million. Built in 1927 in the beaux-arts style of architecture, it is made of sturdy limestone with marble terraces and twelve-foot cathedral ceilings. Additional rooms include a theater which seats twelve, library, and staff quarters. The heating is gas-powered forced air, and there is also a traditional wood-burning fireplace.
4: 2933 Benton Place NW
This eight-bedroom home featuring ten full bathrooms sold for $7.785 in 2017. It was built in 1927 and offers just over 15,000 square feet of living space situated on just over half an acre of private land. There is a pool with a cabana suite, and the home even contains an elevator. Additional rooms include the library, catering kitchen, laundry room, family room, formal dining area, and secluded breakfast nook. The flooring is hardwood, and there is also an attached garage that holds four cars.
5: 4420 Chestnut Lane NW
Sold for $7 million, this French country style town home was built in 2011. It features 8,201 square feet of living space on .41 acres of property. There are seven bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms located within the home. Additional rooms include a breakfast room, bar, formal dining area, recreation room, foyer, in-law suite, laundry room, library, and den. There is also an attached garage which will fit two cars, an elevator, pool, fireplace, and hardwood flooring.