This Winter, Luxe Properties Hit the Market Near and Far—Here are 2 of Our Early Favorites

By Michael McCarthy | January 13, 2020 | Home & Real Estate


Fidelio’s 61 gorgeous acres sits in Fauquier County, minutes from Middleburg.

Property Fidelio

Location The Plains, Va.

Lowdown on Luxe This prime Fauquier County 61 acres features antique floors and mantels, vaulted ceilings, six bedrooms, five full bathrooms, six fireplaces and a gourmet kitchen (renovations have been made to the office and studio). Other assets: stone cottage, spa, guest house, pool, lighted tennis court and landscaped grounds.

Price, Contact $8,750,000 (Paul MacMahon, 540.687.5588)

Property Trends for Winter and Spring “This area withstands the test of time,” says MacMahon, principal with Middleburg’s Sheridan-MacMahon Properties. “People come out here for two reasons—quality of life and beautiful open land.”

Hot Areas to Check Out “There has been impressive growth in Marshall, which has sparked interest in surrounding areas like Delaplane and North Fauquier County,” says MacMahon.



From top: A custom kitchen in The Davis property in Northwest DC’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood; the open, airy living room in The Davis features 9-foot ceilings.

Property The Davis

Location 1842 Monroe St. NW

Lowdown on Luxe This renovated residence in Mount Pleasant combines two units, featuring six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, 9-foot ceilings, Bosch appliances, and custom peninsula and floating kitchen islands. Large decks for outdoor fun seal the deal.

Price, Contact $2,450,000 (Jenn Smira, 202.340.7675)

Property Trends for Winter and Spring “Outdoor space is always on trend,” says Jenn Smira, executive vice president with Compass. “People love outdoor space for entertaining amid those Capitol, monument and National Cathedral views.”

Hot Areas to Check Out “Logan Circle continues to be a destination for people looking for boutique luxury-elevator condos, walking distance to the hottest restaurants, shopping, green space and easy transportation and commutes to work,” says Smira.

Photography by: from top: sheridan-macmahon; compass