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Cherrydale — Spacious Estates Located in the Heart of Arlington

blossoms around Cherrydale sign
Cherrydale is a popular neighborhood in Arlington County VA

Cherrydale is a neighborhood in Northern Arlington, Virginia. It is centered on the intersection known as the Five Points consisting of Quincy Street, Military Road, and Old Dominion Road and boasts single family homes. Cherrydale Estates are primarily brick homes built between 1900-1930’s surrounded by large trees and quiet streets. At first glance you would think you were in a small town.

The Washington Monument is only 3.5 miles away and Georgetown is roughly 2 miles away.  Interstate 66 is minutes away providing quick commuting into Northern Virgina. Ballston Metro and Virginia Square Metro are also in very close proximately providing quick commuting.

Cherry orchards inspired Dorsey Donaldson to name the area “Cherrydale” in his 1893 application for a post office. Only a few remains of the original cherry orchards survive, all on private residential property.


Stuart Nesbitt, RealtorStuart Nesbitt is a Realtor™ licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. His office is located in Fairfax County near the City of Alexandria in Belle Haven. He was born and raised in Northern Virginia and attended Fairfax County schools. Call him at any time to discuss your real estate needs.


Find a Home near I-66

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Interstate 66 is a major commuter route in Northern VA

Interstate 66 is an important commuter route in Northern Virginia. Together with Rt. 50 and Rt 29, I-66 feeds thousands of workers into jobs at the center of the National Capital Region. If you’re looking for a home along the I-66 corridor the following resources may prove useful:

  • Centreville — Suburban Sully District homes and townhomes near I-66
  • Chantilly — Also Sully District of Fairfax County with a similar feel to Centreville, Chantilly is along Rt 50 and between Rt. 50 and I-66
  • Fair Oaks — The Fair Oaks and Fair Lakes areas of Fairfax County offer easy access to I-66
  • Manassas — Manassas is a little further out in Prince William County but you’ll get more home for the money in Manassas
  • Vienna — Vienna is the end of the Orange Line and a great place to start your commute
  • Orange Line Metro — The Orange Line runs from Vienna to Rosslyn and most of the way the metro is close to (or inside the actual traffic lanes of) I-66.
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Take a Look at the Parade of Lights in Old Town Alexandria Virginia

On the evening of December 1st 2012 Old Town Alexandria hosted the annual boat parade of lights. The event featured several pleasure boats decked out in festive lights making rounds in the Potomac. Just past the Torpedo Factory, Old Town features a strip right on the water similar to a board walk; this area attracts street performers, locals, tourists, amongst others. As seen in the photos below the strip provides a great view of the water, the distant Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and National Harbor.

Old Town Alexandria features a robust night life. Along King Street there are several restaurants which also serve as bars in the later hours. Union Street intersects King Street and serves as a pick up stop for the free trolley. Old Town Alexandria is serviced by the King Street metro station.

 

Live near the Park at Fort Hunt

 

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Plymouth Haven is near the terminus of Fort Hunt Road at the Potomac River.

Fort Hunt Park consists of 105 acres located along the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia, approximately 6 miles south of Old Town Alexandria. The Park is a part of the over 7,000 acres that make up the George Washington Memorial Parkway. The lands of Fort Hunt Park were originally a part of George Washington’s personal farm then became a military outpost and now serve as a picnic area and nature park.

So that all may better understand the history of Fort Hunt, the Park Service has begun research to uncover the names of the many veterans who served at Fort Hunt when it was a military outpost.

Fort Hunt Park was converted into a fortification during the Spanish – American War. In 1897 the fort was modernized for military operations. During War World II the fort was used as a top secret military intelligence outpost.

After both World War I and World War II, Fort Hunt was virtually abandoned due to military cutbacks. The National Park Service now administers Fort Hunt Park as a recreational park for public use. Fort Hunt has been a focal point of personal dramas of all kind throughout its history, but now it’s dedicated to public recreation.

Hours are 7am until sunset year round for general use. From April – October reservations are needed to use some areas of the park. For information about homes and neighborhoods near and around Fort Hunt Road check out Fort Hunt Info.

Potomac River and Waterfront Homes

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Washington Monument in Washington DC

The Potomac River is located on the east coast of the United States, and runs through Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. before it empties into the Chesapeake Bay. It is over 380 miles long and wider than 11 miles at its widest point.

As it passes through Washington DC, the nation’s capital, the Potomac passes the Washington Monument and the memorials of Jefferson, and Lincoln. Many consider the Potomac to be one of the most beautiful and bountiful rivers on the East Coast. The river is also widely regard its historic, scenic and recreational significance. Among the many who loved the Potomac was George Washington, who worked as a surveyor at many points along the banks of the river. George Washington’s mansion
at Mount Vernon is on the Potomac.

Mount Vernon is a pleasant riverside community.

The Potomac’s source is a small spring at the Fairfax Stone in West Virginia. From there, the river gathers many tributaries, winding through the mountains and valleys of Appalachia. One of its most dramatic turns occurs at Harper’s Ferry where the Shenandoah meets the Potomac.

Harpers Ferry

At Great Falls, the Potomac tumbles down from the Appalachian Highlands to the sandy soils of the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Visitors from the colonial era to the modern era relish the views here. Today visitors at Great Falls
will not only marvel at the cataracts, but also the engineering efforts of those who sought to fulfill George Washington’s dream of connecting the Chesapeake Bay to the Ohio River. The C & O Canal was only operational for a few short years, but remnants of the system are still functional at Great Falls Park.

Finally, the river flows almost 400 miles widening to over 11 miles as it reaches the Chesapeake Bay on the long, low, and barren peninsula named Point Lookout, Maryland. Before the US Civil War, Point Lookout was home to a few hotels and boarding houses, but during the war it was converted into one of the largest and worst of the Union
prisoner-of-war camps.

Point Lookout Postcard

Fishers, anglers, boaters, sailors and kayakers all enjoy the Potomac.

The Potomac River has a watershed of 14,670 square miles including tributaries in Maryland (the Monocacy, Savage, and St. Mary’s Rivers); in Virginia (the Shenandoah and Occoquan Rivers); in West Virginia (the South Branch and Cacapon Rivers); in Pennsylvania (Conococheague and Antietam Creeks); and in Washington DC (the Anacostia River). The Potomac cradles forests, battlefields, farmlands, mountains, parks, and cities. It is known to many as our Nation’s River.

If you’re searching for a home or condo in Northern Virginia with a view of the Potomac, contact us.

Properties in Focus

Incredible Owner's Suite with sitting area, 2 huge walk-in closets, Owner's bath with shower and seperate soaking tub! Fantastic River and Park views from the Owner's Suite! Large floor to ceiling wi ndows iin great room overlooking the river.

7 Pioneer Mill Way #Residence 1.403

This community is perfectly situated along the Old Town waterfront, Robinson Landing will feature new townhomes and condominiums, shopping, dining, a revitalized pier, new public promenade & more. Residents will enjoy luxury amenities including state-of-the-art fitness center & yoga studio, all just steps from the Potomac riverfront. 2 parking spaces included. By appointment only 7 days a week. Health Screening and Face Coverings required for all in person appointments [Robinson Landing - $4,995,000]

MOVE IN NOW!Fantastic corner unit with river views.

310 Strand Street #Residence 2.305

Large floor to ceiling windows in Great Room overlooking the river. Best views in town!! Perfectly situated along the old Town waterfront, Robinson Landing features new condominiums, shopping, dining a revitalized pier, new public promenade and more. Residents will enjoy luxury amenities including state of the art fitness center, yoga studio, resident lounge and meeting room, all right on the Alexandria waterfront. 2 parking spaces and storage included. Photos depicted are similar and not actual unit. By appointment only 7 days a week, with health screening and face coverings required for all in person appointments. [Robinson Landing - $2,895,000]

MOVE IN NOW!Fantastic corner unit with river views.

310 Strand Street #Residence 2.101

Large floor to ceiling windows in Great Room overlooking the river. Best views in town!! Perfectly situated along the old Town waterfront, Robinson Landing features new condominiums, shopping, dining a revitalized pier, new public promenade and more. Residents will enjoy luxury amenities including state of the art fitness center, yoga studio, resident lounge and meeting room, all right on the Alexandria waterfront. 2 parking spaces and storage included. Photos depicted are similar and not actual unit. By appointment only 7 days a week, with health screening and face coverings required for all in person appointments. [Robinson Landing - $1,495,000]

You don't want to miss this SPECTACULAR 5 level townhome steps from the Potomac River and Mt Vernon Trail! Enjoy a private rooftop terrace with Potomac River views that aren't going anywhere! There is an abundance of outdoor space including a large fenced in patio off the kitchen, a balcony off the master suite, and an upper level balcony/rooftop as well.

314 Third St

Luxurious contemporary design throughout with high ceilings, hardwood floors, a double-sided gas fireplace, and chef's kitchen. It features a large island and upgraded SS appliances including a Wolf range. The Master suite is on it's own floor with a double vanity, oversized steam shower, and designer soaking tub. Dual closets provide plenty of storage. The Upper level loft/bonus room has direct access to the rooftop terrace w/ beautiful views of the River & courtyard below. It doesn't stop there! There's a fully finished basement with full bath (potential use as a 4th bedroom) and direct access to the secure, gated parking garage with 2 assigned parking spaces. Convenient North Old Town lifestyle near new development, shops, restaurants, metro, airport, health club, parks and more!! [Printers Row - $1,200,000]

TO BE BUILT NEW CONSTRUCTION - CarrHomes Presents FOX MILL ON THE LAKE -Two magnificently secluded homes on five-acre wooded homesites in Oakton located in a purely residential lakeside setting minutes from I-66 and less than four miles from Fairfax Corner.

3283-A Fox Mill

The two five-acre homesites easily accommodate any one of the five CarrHomes models offered. Ranging in size from 5348 square feet to an available 10,000 square feet with three car side entry garage, these exquisite homes can be customized to suit any life style or preference. Choose from our award-winning Colonial Series or popular new Craftsman Series designs. Add a rear Morning Room. Extend a Family Room. Enjoy the convenience of a main level Guest or Owner's suite. Or totally re-fashion the open chefs kitchen to reflect your own personal vision. The choices are limitless. They are all here at Fox Mill On The Lake. From the $1.7 millions. [Fox Heritage - $1,729,900]

Welcome to Watermark, The IDI Group's newest boutique, waterfront condominium of 18 grand, single-level homes wrapped in the echoes of history.

225 Strand St #301

Located at 225 Strand Street in the heart of the Historic District, just one block to King Street. Only 2 homes remain available for purchase! Residence #301 is a stunning 3BR/3BA residence that directly faces the Potomac with fantastic river views from the numerous, over-sized windows. Finishes include hardwood floors throughout, quartz counters, white Italian-made cabinetry, & stainless steel appliances with gas cooking. Building amenities include an elegantly appointed lobby and rooftop terrace with sweeping waterfront views. 2 garage parking spaces are included. Quality Steel & Concrete construction and LOW condo fees! On-site sales by appointment only. *Recently Awarded Best New Boutique Condominium in the DC Area by Delta Associates!* Make your move to Watermark today! Link to 3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=227Q5RRXBp1 [Old Town - $2,995,000]

Looking for a Barbershop in the Huntington Neighborhood?

Kim’s Barbershop is located in the Huntington Station shopping center at N. Kings Hwy Alexandria, VA 22303.  The phone number for Kim’s Barbershop is (703) 960-3325. Kim’s Barbershop is right across from Huntington metro. Kim’s Barbershop is a few shops away from Abi’s II.

Check Out the Floor Plans of the Isabella at Monticello Mews

The Isabella at Monticello Mews is located at 6301 Edsall Road Alexandria, VA 22312. The Isabella is near I-395. The Isabella offers convenient access to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Amenities at the Isabella include: 25 meter pool, expansive sun deck, resident lounge, cabana, private ball park, private 1/4 mile fitness and walking path, on-site metro shuttle, community fitness room, outdoor sports court, controlled access gated community, front desk attendant with controlled lobby access, secure 2 level underground garage parking, community bike rack, and separate freight elevator.