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Homes, Townhomes and Condos For Sale in Old Town Alexandria VA

Old Town Alexandria is in the City of Alexandria in Northern Virginia near Washington DC.

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Colonial Charm in an Upscale Neighborhood

Old Town is the oldest part of Alexandria and dates back to the days when Alexandria was a colonial seaport. Alexandria was George Washington’s hometown. The city’s roster of historic sites underlines how historically influential it has been. Thomas Jefferson entertained at Gadsby’s Tavern; Robert E. Lee worshiped at Christ Church.

Flags of Virginia and Alexandria

The flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia and City of Alexandria fly side by side on Union Street in Old Town Alexandria VA.

The Old Town district includes more than 4,000 historic buildings, outstanding examples of early American architecture that now house small businesses and gracious homes, all waiting to give you a modern welcome.

Old Town is characterized by brick sidewalks that line historic structures. Elegant modern structures are carefully planned to fit with the feel of Old Town.

late winter in Old Town

Old Town is full of shops, restaurants and attractions.

Many people feel that Old Town is the heart of Alexandria VA.

As the name implies, Old Town is the oldest part of Alexandria, a port in colonial times. Historic Old Town Alexandria is found along the Potomac, just inside the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and then north toward Reagan National Airport. Old Town is served by the King St. Metro and the King St. trolley. With over 100 restaurants, shops, boutiques, coffee shops, ice cream houses and more, there's always fun to be found in Old Town.

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Old Town feels small town, upscale and touristy. For most folks there is a bit of prestige attached to an Old Town address. There are two high rises near the waterfront at the Alexandria House and Port Royal. Some folks call the Torpedo Factory condos the "flagship Old Town" because of their fantastic location.

Old Town Alexandria has many townhouses, row houses and a smaller number single family homes. Click Old Town to search listings of properties in Old Town Alexandria.

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Historic Old Town Alexandria is on the Potomac River.


Old Town Neighborhoods and Condos

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Near Old Town

Old Town is in the 22314 zipcode. North of Old Town is Potomac Yards and Crystal City. Old Town's eastern border is the Potomac Waterfront, but west of Old Town is Del Ray and Seminary Hill. South of Old Town is the Carlyle District and New Alexandria.

Carlyle District

The Carlyle District

birds-eye view of the Carlyle District

A broad avenue in the Carlyle District

The Carlyle District shares the 22314 zip code with Old Town Alexandria. The Carlyle District is anything but “old”. The Carlyle District is home to more than 2 million square feet of office space (existing or under construction) for the USPTO alone.

Bringing 7,000 employees and 700 visitors a day to the site, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office is single-handedly driving enough demand to fuel the creation of an office submarket in Alexandria. The 76.5-acre master-planned Carlyle development is designated a Coordinated Design/Development District (CDD), meaning design and development standards are already in place for the allocated 7 million square feet of office, hotel, residential, and retail space, allowing for faster approval of final plans.

Carlyle is within walking distance of the King Street Metro station and the Amtrak/Virginia Railway Express station, and is one of Northern Virginia’s most convenient and accessible business locations.[more about Carlyle District]

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What is for Sale at the Royalton?

What is for Sale at the Royalton?

Northern VA Realtors
The Royalton is a condominium complex located at Duke Street corner Holland Lane in the Carlyle District of Old Town, Alexandria. Often referred to as a “walker’s dream” for its convenience and accessibility in terms of proximity to various establishments and available means of transportation, the Royalton is one of the prime residential areas in […]

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Opening Night with the GI Film Festival

Opening Night with the GI Film Festival

A gentleman gets a photo with one of the film directors
On 19May2014 the GI Film Festival kicked off at Old Town Theater. The event was visited by David Arquette, who you might know from the 1996 feature film Scream. The first movie of the 2014 GI Film Festival was the Field of Lost Shoes. The event sold out quickly. As a volunteer, I got there […]

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Townhouses For Sale at Ford’s Landing

Townhouses For Sale at Ford’s Landing

Ford's Landing Park
Old Town Alexandria is the location of Ford’s Landing where new and veteran homeowners can look for a townhouse that will suit their tastes and needs. Townhouses in Ford’s Landing provide luxury living with the ambiance unique to Old Town Alexandria. Ford’s Landing can be found in the southeastern area of Alexandria, through Union and […]

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Amenities of the Watergate of Alexandria

Amenities of the Watergate of Alexandria

painting of exterior
  In addition to a choice location in Old Town Alexandria, residents of the Watergate enjoy: Grounds maintenance and clean-Up Pest Control Snow Removal Driveways Fences & Gates Fish Pond Garages Garden Benches Storage Rooms Meeting Space & Services

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What Should I know About Old Town Commons?

What Should I know About Old Town Commons?

Old Town Commons is in Northern Virginia
Old Town Commons is a townhome community located in Old Town, Alexandria. It is accessible via the King St Metro. It is also within convenient proximity of Old Town establishments such as restaurants and shopping areas. Recreational areas like the Mount Vernon Trail are also nearby. Old Town Commons was launched on the month of […]

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