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

101 West St

Amazing Updated Townhome in the heart of Old Town! This stand alone TH boasts a main floor with Remodeled Kitchen, Quartz Counter Tops, Stainless Steele Appliances large dining area with half bath. 2nd Floor is an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. 3rd Floor features a large bedroom, full bath and separate laundry room. All systems have been updated. This is Old Town living at its best [Old Town - $519,000]

1028 Royal St

Exceptional townhome located in the highly sought after Watergate of Alexandria community. Located 3 blocks from Mt. Vernon trail, close to Braddock Metro and walking distance to King Street. New Anderson Renewal windows and French doors installed in 2017. Freshly painted with new floors in LR/DR. Updated kitchen and bathrooms. Top of the line appliances. Large attic and sizeable closets. [Watergate of Alexandria - $585,000]

712 Pitt St S

Sought after Old Town corner/end townhouse with side & back yards! New slate roof, hardwood floors, FP, central air & restored hardware pair with modern upgrades. Side yard gated entrance, flagstone walk and brick patio with perennial garden. Wood floors, renovated bathrooms all make this beauty move in ready. Close to Old Town restaurants, shops, airport, metro! More photos soon! [Yates Gardens - $785,000]

820 Royal St S

Wonderful sunny & bright 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhouse in sought after Yates Garden. Architecturally redesigned & updated by owners, this home is unique & beautifully presented. The main level offers separate LR & DR, open kit. & access to deck & deep walled garden. Two lg. bedrooms upstairs w/en suite MBR bath & huge 2nd bath w/soaking tub. LL offers family room, guest BR & bath. Easy parking! [Yates Gardens - $899,000]

1335 Pendleton St

3 level end unit townhouse. Recently updated. New kitchen. Freshly painted. Open floor plan concept. Shows very well. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Walking distance to Braddock Road Metro, King Street, Waterfront Park and Del Ray. Private backyard. Fully finished basement with own bath and separate entrance. Front yard with south facing slate paver terrace and low maintenance evergreen. [Old Town - $695,000]

1117 Pitt St N #3a

OPEN SUN. You'll fall in love with this stunning top level corner unit w/ GREAT VIEWS. Updated eat-in kitchen w/ quartz counters & new appliances. New bamboo wood floors, new HVAC, newer water heater, new windows. W/D in unit. Fireplace. Extra storage & bike room. Canal Place is a perfect location close to all the new action in N Old Town. Easy stroll to the new Harris Teeter,shops & restaurants. [Canal Place - $322,900]

535 Colecroft Ct

Wonderfully updated 3-level Townhome in Colecroft - ONE block to Braddock Metro! High Ceilings and Open Floor Plan on main level, plus remodeled Kitchen with Stainless and Quartz. Hardwood floors main level, plus Fireplace. Living Room opens to private Brick Patio - perfect for morning coffee or evening wine! Generous bedroom sizes and Spa-like bath: Separate shower and soaking tub! Must See! [Colecroft - $618,000]


 

 

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.