What type of dwelling do I want to buy?

Single-family house at Glenwood Park is in Alexandria 22310

To start a home search, beginning with a certain type can narrow results. For example, selecting  a townhome moves towards different features than a garden style condominium, such as a townhomes potential for cozy levels and easier to maintain grounds than that of a Belle Haven property. On a different end of the spectrum is a luxury high rise which can boast scenic views of the surrounding landscapes.

Preferences can play a big role in finding a home that correctly aligns with the occupants lifestyle, such as that of a metro commuting corporate employee seeking a moderate Montebello dwelling versus that of a distant Springfield contracting handyman whom might prefer something with access to materials such as Lowe’s, and Home Depot and a quieter location like that of Newington.

Additionally, a type selection can make it easier to determine a neighborhood location. Some might prefer a townhome near a shopping center while others may weigh water accessibility as more desirable, such as a Potowmac Crossing condominium. Furthermore, I have seen that once the move has occurred, getting acquainted can be an endearing process of increasing familiarity with a region.

Some might love to settle into a Bucknell Cape-Cod, due to the detached ruggedness and the suburban appeal, while others might prefer the shopper friendly location of a Kingstowne townhome with easy entrance to 495.

Properties in Bucknell Manor

7102 Fort Hunt Rd

Open 2-4pm. Motivated seller, willing to consider offers. Updated roof, kit., baths, HVAC plus.. HDWD floors. Spacious rooms! MBR can fit a king bed. Virtually Staged. LL perfect as au-pair/in-law suite. Good storage, screened in porch/ patio/deck. Walk up basement. EZ commute to DC, Ft. Belvoir, Pentagon, National Harbor, OT. Nr river, bike path, shops, lib., rec center w/ice rink. [Bucknell Manor - $534,990]

2212 Sweetbriar Dr

Largest Bucknell Manor duplex model with rare, three piece master en-suite and WALK-IN closet option! You'll be hard pressed to find another build-out of the top level with so much potential like this. Extremely bright and cheery home, generously sized rooms, newer windows, new HVAC, compressor & electrical panel box. Close to every amenity too, so get into the Fort Hunt area while you still can! [Bucknell Manor - $359,000]

6819 Duke Dr

Just reduced! High end open lay out new Cape cod in sought after Bucknell Manor. Entire home renovated in 2014 including the structure, HVAC, water heater, roof, all plumbing and electrical, kitchen, baths, hardwood floors on main level and wood under new carpet upstairs, lots of storage. New fenced in the back yard. Prime area near; Rt 1, 95, GW Pkwy, Huntington Metro, FFX Pkwy. Priced to sell! [Bucknell Manor - $549,900]

Aubrey NesbittAbout the Author --- Aubrey Nesbitt is a native of Northern Virginia who attended Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a veteran of the US Army and helps his family business by providing informational articles like this one. In addition to photography and blogging, Aubrey provides administrative support for the office.