400 Madison St #303 Alexandria Virginia 22314 Just Listed For $575,000

 

high-rise condos at 400 Madison St #303, Alexandria 22314
high-rise condos at Alexandria House is in Alexandria 22314

OPEN SUN 2-5! Beautiful 2 BR, 2 BA corner unit in luxury condo! Enjoy the city views from expansive wraparound balcony. Open & spacious floor plan w/floor to ceiling windows & gleaming new flooring. Updated kitchen w/granite countertops, … [Read more]

2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,298 sq.ft.

Added: 05/05/17, Last Updated: 05/05/2017

Property Type: Residential Hi-Rise 9+ Floors for Sale

MLS Number: AX9937555

Subdivision: Alexandria House

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Washington Square shopping in Old Town

Washington Square in Old Town Alexandria VA

Washington Square is a 235,000 square foot Class A mixed-use office/retail complex developed on a two-acre site along Alexandria’s main street, North Washington Street, in historic Old Town Alexandria. Washington Square features twin four-story buildings with brick and cast stone exterior façades and glass curtain walls overlooking a spacious courtyard. Tenants are attracted by the property’s 3-story atrium lobbies, fitness center, concierge service, 600 space parking structure and computerized energy management system.

Washington Square serves nearby condos at Port Royal, Alexandria House, Liberty Row, Watergate of Alexandria, Abingdon Row and more.  Many residents from greater Alexandria, Crystal City and Fairfax County visit Washington Square because of the popular grocer Trader Joe’s which is located here.

In addition to Trader Joe’s, Washington Square tenants include Talbots, FedEx Kinko’s, Starbucks Coffee, and Chevy Chase Bank.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

Slade Townhomes, luxury new construction in prime location. 6 homes ready for immediate delivery and accepting pre-construction contracts on final phase. Sales Center is Now Open 12-4: Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon. [607n. Henry St, Alexandria, VA]

Quiet condo in the heart of historic Old Town! Bright end unit overlooks the communities well maintained courtyard. Charming galley KIT w/stainless appliances & granite counter tops. Unit comes w/private storage & assigned parking spot which is hard to find. Extremely convenient location; walk to dining/retail/dog park/GW Pkwy trails/Jones Point. Close to public transit. Condo fee includes water. [722 Washington St S #202, Alexandria, VA]

This spectacular 3BR, 4.5 Bath "Carlyle" model 2-car garage TH in sought-after waterfront community of Rivergate boasts over 3,000 SF of luxurious living. Remodeled gourmet Kit w/ granite c-tops & high-end SS appliances including cooktop & dble oven. All new exterior paint, refin hdwds, plantation shutters , dual-zone HVAC w/ new WIFI smart t-stats & slate patio. Steps to park, river & mins to DC! [818 Rivergate Pl, Alexandria, VA]

Amazing Renovation! Great Location in Downtown Historical Alexandria! GLEAMING Hardwood Floors, New Custom Interior & Exterior Paint, CROWN Molding, SS Appliances, QUARTZ Counters, New Cabinets. Bathroom Renovations include Granite Master Bathroom & New Tile. New HVAC, New Lighting, Freshly Painted Deck Overlooks Fenced in Backyard. Close to Commuter Routes, Schools, Shopping and Much More!! [813 Green St, Alexandria, VA]

Modern detached home in the heart of Old Town completely renovated Fall '17. Bright main level w/ open floorplan and half bath. Kitchen features stainless appliances, granite counters & breakfast bar. Both bedrooms have ample closet space & full bath. Private brick patio & large parking area behind the home. Minutes from two metros & restaurants & shopping on King St. All new systems & appliances. [323 Henry St N, Alexandria, VA]

Old world charm of Stone and brick English Tudor, the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Rare opportunity to own one of these wonderful TH in Alexandria. Large end unit with oversized fenced backyard/driveway/parking possible. Full basement. Walk to Del Ray, Old Town and Metro. Great opportunity for do-it-yourselfers. Comps are selling around $688K. 2 lights to Pentagon, walk, to CC! 2 Wood burning FP [, Alexandria, VA]

Panoramic river views from each room. Huge 40' riverfront balcony is ideal for entertaining a crowd. Enjoy Belle Haven's annual July fireworks from the balcony! Reserve the River Room for special occasions like holidays...your guests will love the view! Both BRs have patio doors that open to the balcony plus en suite bathrooms. Freshly polished parquet floors in LR, DR & Den. Free Limo Service! [1250 Washington St #110, Alexandria, VA]

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION! FANTASTIC LOCATION IN OLD TOWN!!! GREAT FOR INVESTORS OR REHAB, HUGE LOT. FEW STEPS FROM THE BRAND NEW JEFFERSON-HOUSTON PREK-8 SCHOOL, WITHIN A 3-MIN DRIVE FROM KING ST. METRO STATION & VRE. CLOSE TO ALL SHOPS, RESTAURANTS & HOTELS. HOME SOLD AS IS. 1 YR HSA HOME WARRANTY INCLUED. [1310 Queen St, Alexandria, VA]

Immediate Move-in New Construction in Old Town. This stunning 2nd floor 2BR offers designer finishes incl wide-plank white oak floors, quartz counters & backsplash, inset cabinets w/ soft-closing doors/drawers, KitchenAid & Bosch stainless appliances, & 9' ceilings w/ LED recessed lighting. Window treatments & $1,000 credit to outfit closet! Low fee incl water & gas. Reserved Parking included! [521 Washington N #101, Alexandria, VA]

Old Town TH just 4 blocks to King St! Built in '05. Open Lots of Trim & moldings, gas fplc, high ceiling, hrdwd flrs, & custom built-ins w/ china cab & granite counter. Gourmet kitchen w/ island, brkfast bar, & GE profile appliances. Laundry on BR Lvl. Huge master suite w/ his&her walk-in closets. Vaulted 3rd lvl ceiling, 2 assigned UndergroundGarage Spaces & sep storage unit. 3.75% VA Assumable [411 N Pitt St, Alexandria, VA]

Art Festival in Old Town Alexandria VA

At the 2009 Alexandria Art Festival

This weekend Julie and I went to Old Town with the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group to enjoy the Alexandria Art Festival. The Art Festival occurs every year around this time and features artists and craftsmen from around the area.

2009 Art Festival in Old Town Alexandria

King Street closes to vehicular traffic and artists set-up stalls in the street. It’s an easy way to enjoy lots of art from lots of folks. The weather was very co-operative, neither too hot nor too cold.

2009 Old Town Alexandria

This 12 foot tall image of a koi caught my eye, as did many smaller pieces.

Arts Festival in Old Town Alexandria

I found that my camera was drawn to the larger pieces, but this is probably because I knew they would photograph well. There were many smaller items for sale too. However, many of us felt that this year’s festival seemed to offer more pieces that would be welcomed in a restaurant or hotel lobby than usual and a few number of the smaller pieces that look nice in a home.

Harpist

There were several musicians playing up and down the street. This harpist sang like an angel, but I have to admit that my favorite was the steel drum player.

People walking King Street during Art Festival

We walked all the way up to Washington Street before turning around and making way back to the Potomac. After some discussion the group voted to eat at the Charthouse. At the Charthouse, the ladies had a little wine and we enjoyed some relaxed conversation and then dinner. For my part, I think the food at the Charthouse is good, but not great. Even though it’s a little pricey, it’s worth it because of the pleasant views of the Potomac that are offered.

Charthouse


About the AuthorWill Nesbitt is the principal broker of Condo Alexandria and Nesbitt Realty. Will specializes in condos, townhouses and single family residences in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Kingstowne. Will resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Alexandria VA in Fairfax County.

Serene River Towers in Autumn

Nine-story high-rise framed by evergreens

Located at 6641 Wakefield Drive in Alexandria VA 22307, blanketed by waterways and parks over 27 acres of woods, River Towers is situated just between Fort Hunt Road and the George Washington Parkway.

The serene neighborhood of River Towers offers a relaxed private environment very close to Old Town Alexandria. Residents here have easy access to the Potomac River, Alexandria and Washington D.C. Many condos here have water views. Some have views of the nearby parks.

What to Find at River Towers:

Welcome to River Towers
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Fitness Center
  • Cinema
  • Game Club
  • Library
  • Mount Vernon Recreation Center
  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Pool
  • Clinic
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Wildlife Viewing

What to Do at River Towers:

  • Basketball
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Shopping

    River Towers in Autumn
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Volunteering

With Fall here, River Towers’ is a picturesque nature filled neighborhood more than ever and more exciting activities to enjoy within the community.

 

The Many Musicians of Old Town

If you like street music, then you’ll find no better spot to wander than Old Town Alexandria. Through-out the week, especially on weekends, musicians gather in Old Town at street corners and near the waterfront to play music for tips and applause. Most are highly talented professionals, some are learning to play their instrument in front of a crowd. I enjoy them both in different ways.

Here in Old Town Alexandria, you’ll find everything from a lonely saxophone, to steel drums to an entire band. Below I’ve collected a few photos to give you a taste of Old Town’s many musicians.

bluegrass

This foursome was phenomenal singing and playing old time mountain music. It was a great throwback to the Carters because the gal in the front on the guitar was a great singer. The banjo player and bass were on point, and I love the texture that the mandolin (seated behind guitar) provided.

Glass Harp

The glass harp as played by Jamie Turner is an old town treat one simply must hear in person to appreciate.

Harpist

This miss not only strummed the harp to perfection but also sang beautifully.

waterfront musicans

At the waterfront behind the Torpedo Factory there are often a few soloists serving up music for passers-by.

banjo and guitar

I heard some fine picking and strumming from this pair.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

607n. Henry St

Slade Townhomes, luxury new construction in prime location. 6 homes ready for immediate delivery and accepting pre-construction contracts on final phase. Sales Center is Now Open 12-4: Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon. [Slade - $899,000]

722 Washington St S #202

Quiet condo in the heart of historic Old Town! Bright end unit overlooks the communities well maintained courtyard. Charming galley KIT w/stainless appliances & granite counter tops. Unit comes w/private storage & assigned parking spot which is hard to find. Extremely convenient location; walk to dining/retail/dog park/GW Pkwy trails/Jones Point. Close to public transit. Condo fee includes water. [Bearings North - $275,000]

818 Rivergate Pl

This spectacular 3BR, 4.5 Bath "Carlyle" model 2-car garage TH in sought-after waterfront community of Rivergate boasts over 3,000 SF of luxurious living. Remodeled gourmet Kit w/ granite c-tops & high-end SS appliances including cooktop & dble oven. All new exterior paint, refin hdwds, plantation shutters , dual-zone HVAC w/ new WIFI smart t-stats & slate patio. Steps to park, river & mins to DC! [Rivergate - $1,119,000]

813 Green St

Amazing Renovation! Great Location in Downtown Historical Alexandria! GLEAMING Hardwood Floors, New Custom Interior & Exterior Paint, CROWN Molding, SS Appliances, QUARTZ Counters, New Cabinets. Bathroom Renovations include Granite Master Bathroom & New Tile. New HVAC, New Lighting, Freshly Painted Deck Overlooks Fenced in Backyard. Close to Commuter Routes, Schools, Shopping and Much More!! [Hunting Creek - $659,900]

323 Henry St N

Modern detached home in the heart of Old Town completely renovated Fall '17. Bright main level w/ open floorplan and half bath. Kitchen features stainless appliances, granite counters & breakfast bar. Both bedrooms have ample closet space & full bath. Private brick patio & large parking area behind the home. Minutes from two metros & restaurants & shopping on King St. All new systems & appliances. [Old Town - $735,000]

Old world charm of Stone and brick English Tudor, the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Rare opportunity to own one of these wonderful TH in Alexandria. Large end unit with oversized fenced backyard/driveway/parking possible. Full basement. Walk to Del Ray, Old Town and Metro. Great opportunity for do-it-yourselfers. Comps are selling around $688K. 2 lights to Pentagon, walk, to CC! 2 Wood burning FP [Mt Vernon Const Co - $579,999]

1250 Washington St #110

Panoramic river views from each room. Huge 40' riverfront balcony is ideal for entertaining a crowd. Enjoy Belle Haven's annual July fireworks from the balcony! Reserve the River Room for special occasions like holidays...your guests will love the view! Both BRs have patio doors that open to the balcony plus en suite bathrooms. Freshly polished parquet floors in LR, DR & Den. Free Limo Service! [Porto Vecchio - $629,900]


 

 

About the AuthorWill Nesbitt is the principal broker of Condo Alexandria and Nesbitt Realty. Will specializes in condos, townhouses and single family residences in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Kingstowne. Will resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Alexandria VA in Fairfax County.

Murphy’s Irish Pub in Old Town

The harp is over the hearth at Murphy’s

Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub is located in Old Town Alexandria on King Street just a few paces from Washington Street/the George Washington Parkway. Murphy’s serves up Irish classics and pub fare. The prices are reasonable and the food is good.

Murphy’s also has a calendar of events filled with various musical entertainment. Together with Eamon’s and a few other places in Alexandria, Old Town has plenty to warm the Irish heart.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

$899,000: 607n. Henry St

607n. Henry St

Beds: 3 / Baths: 3 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 2,200 sq.ft.

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$275,000: 722 Washington St S #202

722 Washington St S #202

Beds: 1 / Baths: 1 full baths / Living Area: 593 sq.ft.

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$1,119,000: 818 Rivergate Pl

818 Rivergate Pl

Beds: 3 / Baths: 4 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 3,034 sq.ft.

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$659,900: 813 Green St

813 Green St

Beds: 2 / Baths: 2 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 1,258 sq.ft.

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    Amazing Renovation! Great Location in Downtown Historical Alexandria! GLEAMING Hardwood Floors,...

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$735,000: 323 Henry St N

323 Henry St N

Beds: 2 / Baths: 2 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 1,000 sq.ft.

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$579,999:

Beds: 2 / Baths: 1 full baths / Living Area: n/a

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$629,900: 1250 Washington St #110

1250 Washington St #110

Beds: 2 / Baths: 2 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 1,630 sq.ft.

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$700,000: 1310 Queen St

1310 Queen St

Beds: 3 / Baths: 2 full baths / Living Area: 1,832 sq.ft.

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    HUGE PRICE REDUCTION! FANTASTIC LOCATION IN OLD TOWN!!! GREAT FOR INVESTORS OR REHAB, HUGE LOT....

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$699,900: 521 Washington N #101

521 Washington N #101

Beds: 2 / Baths: 1 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 1,016 sq.ft.

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    Immediate Move-in New Construction in Old Town. This stunning 2nd floor 2BR offers designer...

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$849,995: 411 N Pitt St

411 N Pitt St

Beds: 3 / Baths: 2 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: n/a

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    Old Town TH just 4 blocks to King St! Built in '05. Open Lots of Trim & moldings, gas fplc, high...

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Inside the pub, Murphy’s is almost as dark as Guiness beer.

A walk on the waterfront

Fortune Teller in Old Town

I took a walk on waterfront in Old Town Alexandria VA last night. The temperature was absolutely perfect as was the humidity. There were crowds, but it wasn’t too much. I saw folks rushing to the Nina Dandy and other boats for an evening of cruising. There were several street musicians playing King St. At the pass-thru under the Torpedo Factory, a gentleman was playing the saxophone. And down along the water a street magician was showing his stuff. The balloon men were there creating animals and entertaining the children. A fortune teller was portending the future. A parrot rescue group had a flock of parrots and similar birds which were available for photos.

But then a light misting rain started to fall and the crowds scattered. At first they hid in the Food Court and on the trolley. The musicians were the first to pack, and they packed quickly to ensure their instruments weren’t damaged. The mule drawn carriage pulled off and soon the streets were quiet. We walked around a bit, enjoying the peace and quiet. And then we were gone as well.

Street magic at the water front in Old Town Alexandria VA

About the AuthorWill Nesbitt is the principal broker of Condo Alexandria and Nesbitt Realty. Will specializes in condos, townhouses and single family residences in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Kingstowne. Will resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Alexandria VA in Fairfax County.

At Alexandria’s Southside on the Potomac

Market Square at City Hall

Old Town is called Old Town because it is the oldest part of Alexandria. Old Town was originally laid out in 1749 it is a nationally designated historic district. Many of Old Town’s 4,000 historic buildings houses, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants are historic sites. Once the site of the second-largest slave market in the United States, Old Town’s Market Square now contains a large fountain, extensive landscaping and a Saturday morning farmers’ market.

Old Town is known for its illustrious residents and guests. George Washington called it home. Robert E. Lee worshiped at Christ Church and Thomas Jefferson entertained at nearby Gadsby’s Tavern. Old Town Alexandria offer a full menu of dining choices with restaurants ranging from fast-food to white tablecloth. A night on the town can be had at spots such as the Oyster Bar and Club Room at Union Street.

Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy

Some of the most desirable addresses in Old Town are found on the south side along the Potomac River. St. Asaph’s Square and Porto Vecchio are two condo communities in the south end. St. Asaph’s Square is found in a neighborhood near Lyles Crouch Elementary.

Porto Vecchio straddles the Mount Vernon trail which runs upriver toward Reagan National Airport and downriver toward Mount Vernon. Many residents of Porto Vecchio have views of the Belle Haven Marina or the Belle Haven Country Club.

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Properties in Old Town South

$899,000 at Slade
$275,000 at Bearings North
$659,900 at Hunting Creek
$629,900 at Porto Vecchio
$920,000 at Fords Landing
$839,900 at Duke Condominium
$675,000 at Old Town Village
$1,500,000 at Old Town
$1,099,000 at Old Town
$1,645,000 at Robinson Landing
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For most people, the prospect of selling their own home can be positively daunting. First of all, there are usually plenty of things to do just to get it ready for the market. Besides the traditional clean-up, paint-up, fix-up chores that invariably wind up costing more than you planned, there are always the overriding concerns about how much the market will bear and how much you will eventually wind up selling it for.

Will you get your asking price, or will you have to drop your price to make the deal? After all, your home is a major investment, no doubt a rather large one, so when it comes to selling it you want to get your highest possible return. Yet in spite of everyone’s desire to get the top dollar for their property, most people are extremely unsure as to how to go about getting it.

Talk to a Nesbitt Realty agent and we’ll give you a market analysis of your property’s value as well as a report on trends in Northern Virginia real estate and real estate in your neighborhood.  We’re a local family-run business and we appreciate the opportunity to serve you.

For more information or to set up an appointment call Julie at (703)765-0300.

Charming Row Homes on Pommander Street

The Pommander townhomes are located in Old Town Alexandria, South near the Potomac View Park.  Built in the late-1960’s and early 1970’s, these townhomes were designed in the style of redbrick, colonial row houses. The homes are relatively large, and vary in size from 1,000 to 3,000 square feet.  The location of Pommander is perfect for strolling down to the Potomac riverfront or over to the busy and historic King Street in Old Town with its boutiques, dining, and nightlife.

Sailing on the Potomac

Conveniently located in Old Town Alexandria, South, the Pommander townhomes are only a short drive away from the King Street Metro, Washington, D.C., and Ronald Reagan National Airport.  Residents can also walk to coffee, restaurants, shops, and Balducci’s food market.

Pommander is served by  Lyles-Crouch Elementary SchoolGeorge Washington Middle School, and  T.C. Williams High School.

Pommander townhomes for sale:

Rentals in Old Town Alexandria