Recent Sales Of Penthouses At Torpedo Factory In Alexandria VA

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When the time comes to sell your home in Torpedo Factory, it’s smart to take a look at what penthouses have sold at Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Virginia. That can give a seller a starting point for determining your Brick Colonial’s value. Contact Stuart Nesbitt to get a free and more accurate assessment of your home’s value. Stuart Nesbitt can also prepare a marketing plan to show you how we plan to get you the best price as quickly as possible.

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$569,000 :: 2 Bedroom Property, 2 Days On Market In 22314

 

mid-rise condos at 130 Cameron #Cs-112, Alexandria 22314
mid-rise condos at Torpedo Factory is in Alexandria 22314

LOCATION!! Walking distance to everything Old Town Alexandria has to offer! New kitchen and MBA. 2 blocks from the River and Founders Park. Separate street entrance. Hardwood floors throughout. Garage space can be purchased from Colonial … [Read more]

2 beds, 2 full baths

Home size: 1,072 sq.ft.

Added: 05/31/17, Last Updated: 05/31/2017

Property Type: Residential Mid-Rise 5-8 Floors for Sale

MLS Number: AX9962971

Subdivision: Torpedo Factory

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Summertime fun at Potomac waterfront in Old Town Alexandria

Summertime in Alexandria is loads of fun. Tourists descend on our fair city, but we’re glad to have them as our guests.

At the Torpedo Factory and Potomac in Old Town

One of the places that you have to visit when you’re in town is also a favorite spot of residents: the Alexandria waterfront. The docks behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center are always bustling with activity. Every few paces you’ll find a street musician, street magician and other entertainer. There are numerous restaurants here: most of them quite nice.

Admiral Tilp offers river tours in Alexandria VA

If you’re looking for a little fun on the water, you might want to take a cruse on the Admiral Tilp. The Admiral Tilp is docked here at the end of King Street and Union Street. The Admiral Tilp departs on the hour, so if you miss her, she’ll be back. The Admiral Tilp offers a narrated tour under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, past National Harbor and down to Jones Point. The on-board guide provides a historical and contemporary context to what you will witness on board.


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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

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 - $689,900]

408 Henry St

Gorgeous new construction townhouse in the heart of Alexandria. Light filled open modern floor plan with gourmet kitchen-stainless steel appliances, granite, back-splash. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Great size bedrooms and luxury baths. Parking in rear. Walk to Braddock Metro! 2 blocks from the heart of old town, near shops and restaurants, coffee bars, art galleries and more! [Old Town - $549,900]

1304 Roundhouse Ln #504

Rare turnkey top floor unit. Renovated for sale to include new wood floors throughout, kitchen with quartz counter, all appliances, updated baths.Upper level loft space. Master bedroom w/walk in closet, dual vanities, soaking tub & separate shower. Balcony off master bedroom & kitchen. Reserved parking right out front. Community Clubhouse pool, indoor spa, fitness center & community room. [Old Town Village - $675,000]

220 N. Alfred St N

Gorgeous brick end TH w/off street parking 2 blocks to shops & restaurants. Easy walk to King & Braddock metros. Light filled floor plan, hardwoods, exposed brick, 2 FP's, updated baths, newer windows w/plantation shutters, white kitchen w/ss appliances, granite & tiled backsplash. Screened porch adjoins Fam Rm to private enclosed backyard oasis w/ brick patio & retractable awning. "Lock & Go" [Old Town - $949,950]

1209 Portner Rd

Wonderful semi-detached brick town home in Virginia Village. Offering open floor plan, gourmet kitchen w/ french door to private patio, large master suite w/ fireplace/wall of closets/updated master bath, updated lower level family room w/ fireplace, 3 FP's total, recently updated windows & roof. Common area parking. Steps to metro & all the shops & restaurants of Old Town! Short commute to DC! [Virginia Village - $619,000]

501 Slaters Ln #1113

Great 11th floor condo w/ stunning NE river & DC views. Luxurious Marina Towers sits on shore of Potomac & 1 block to GW Parkway. Jog/bike path just out the door & walk to restrnts. EZ commute to DC, Old Town, Pentagon & airport. Beautiful hardwood floors; tile in kitchen. Large walk-in closet. Pool, gym, sauna, 24-hr front desk, valet, conv store. Off-street prk. Condo fee includes all utilities [Marina Towers - $260,000]

801 Pitt St S #228

CHARMING 1 BR in-town flat in desired SE Quad. Parquet flooring thruout. WBFP & built ins in LR. Plenty of space for dining/entertaining. Kitchen w/ SS, granite & pass thru to LR. Large, sunny bedroom w/walk-in closet +. HVAC & FRIG in '17. H2O heater & bath in '15. Gar parking for 1 + street out front. Xtra building storage. Pool. And the patio is ...well just delightful. Come over. You'll see! [St Asaph Square - $405,000]


 

 

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.

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.

About Old Town in Alexandria Virginia

Torpedo Factory Art Center at night

Old Town Virginia is a historic area of Alexandria. Old Town was a busy port during the Colonial, Revolutionary and Civil War times. Some of the more interesting historic elements of Old Town include, Gadsby’s Tavern, a replica of George Washington’s house, and Robert E. Lee’s childhood home. There are also many museums to experience some of the history including, The Stabler Apothecary Museum , The Torpedo Factory Art Center, The Lyceum, and many antique shops and historic homes. The Appomattox statue of a Confederate Soldier is also located in Old Town and is part of the Civil War history.

If you are a tour buff there are several guided tours you can take. Haunted tours, walking tours and even rides on the Potomac tours.

Today, Old Town is a small but prestigious area with restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, residential living along the Potomac River. Old Town Alexandria is a beautiful place to live and visit.

Homes for sale in and near Old Town Alexandria

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Waterfront of Old Town Alexandria

The Potomac River separates Virginia from Maryland and DC and as it makes it way south from Great Falls to the Chesapeake Bay it passes Old Town Alexandria. In days past, Alexandria was a working port filled with transport ships of sail and steam. Today, only rarely to working ships make their way to or even past Alexandria. Today the docks are filled with pleasure craft and the docks are filled with tourists instead of workers.

Featured in Old Town


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.