Have you seen the homes recently listed in Old Town’s North End?

Old Town North is ungoing something of an urban revival and there is a buzz about real estate in this end of town. Here’s what real estate professionals are saying about their latest offerings:

Old Town North

421 N Columbus St

Amazingly, grand historic semi-detached row home in the heart of Old Town Alexandria full of modern touches. Walk or bike to the Old Town Waterfront where you can enjoy restaurants and shopping or take the Water taxi to The Wharf or National Harbor. With a 94 Walkscore rating, it is a "walker's paradise". Your new home is ready for entertaining, with an open floor plan, gourmet chef's kitchen and french doors that open to a fully fenced private yard. In addition to the modern finishes, you will find historic traites, including vaulted ceilings on the 2nd floor with orginial exposed, refinished beams. You are also minutes to National Airport, the Pentagon and DC. This home is truly beautiful and must be seen in person before it is gone. The home has been fully restored with new additions in the back and upper levels. Full plans can be provided. See documents for floor plans, features, survey, and other forms. Home Warranty will be provided from HSA Home Warranty. Home has 24/7 Home Security/Video montioring. [Old Town Alexandria - $1,425,000]

419 N Columbus St

Amazingly, grand historic semi-detached row home in the heart of Old Town Alexandria full of modern touches. Walk or bike to the Old Town Waterfront where you can enjoy restaurants and shopping or take the Water taxi to The Wharf or National Harbor. With a 94 Walkscore rating, it is a "walker's paradise". Your new home is ready for entertaining, with an open floor plan, gourmet chef's kitchen and french doors that open to a fully fenced private yard. In addition to the modern finishes, you will find historic traites, including vaulted ceilings on the 2nd floor with orginial exposed, refinished beams. You are also minutes to National Airport, the Pentagon and DC. This home is truly beautiful and must be seen in person before it is gone. The home has been fully restored with new additions in the back and upper levels. Full plans can be provided. See documents for floor plans, features, survey, and other forms. Home Warranty will be provided from HSA Home Warranty. Home has 24/7 Home Security/Video montioring. [Carriage Works - $1,369,000]

530 N Pitt St

The perfect formula for living in Old Town is 530 N Pitt Street. Urban elegance plus convenience equals unparalleled luxury. Four floors of total luxurious living welcomes you home. Sophisticated and high end finishes provide the perfect backdrop for entertaining, while the location's convenience in Old Town beckons you to stroll along King St or the waterfront.The foyer opens to the main level and an abundance of natural light, starting with a formal living room including recessed lighting and wainscoting. The hallway leads to a fluid space connecting the kitchen, dining and casual lounge areas. French doors open to a private Travertine patio - perfect for enjoying time together al fresco, away from the cares of the day. Your desire is fresh indoor and outdoor spaces and the house delivers. The recent gourmet kitchen renovation gives this space a fresh face featuring Bosch stainless steel appliances, including a five burner gas range and hood, quartzite countertops, modern pendant lighting and custom cabinetry accented by sleek hardware and made better by convenient features such as in-drawer power outlets, a footstep opening and pull-out spice racks. On the second floor, a spacious master suite and luxurious master bath provide a tranquil retreat, mindfully renovated to include quartzite countertops, touchless mirrors with defrost, marble tile and flooring, a multi-shower head glass enclosure for showering, and a separate water closet with a heated bidet. A private office and enclosed laundry area complete the second level. Two bedrooms, both with full baths and walk-in closets, are on the third floor. A sitting area, with custom built-in shelving, and a linen closet separate the bedrooms. Unwind on the lower level where casual living space, complemented by a gas fireplace, is the ideal place to relax or accommodate guests in the fourth bedroom with full bath. Storage poses no problem in this townhome with space on every level. The large two-car garage has a pulldown staircase leading to a storage attic over the garage. The garage is conveniently accessed from the adjoining main level patio. Additional updates include new hardwood floors on the upper levels, refinished main level hardwoods, new carpet on the lower level and carpet stair runners throughout. No details have been overlooked, to include the home having a fresh coat of paint and nearly all updated lighting.Parking is a breeze with a private alley leading to the garage and ample street parking. 530 N Pitt St, located between Pendleton and Oronoco Streets, is truly Old Town living at its finest; it's only a brief walk to the waterfront, Trader Joe's, the Old Town farmers market and the delight restaurants, culture and shops on King St. [Old Town - $1,735,000]

1720 W Abingdon Dr #102

Charm, convenience, and location! This one bedroom Potowmack Crossing offers easy living within steps of Old Town shops, restaurants, and vibrant waterfront, and within minutes of Amazon HQ2 and Reagan National Airport. Highlights include hardwood floors, new AC unit, new windows, stainless steel appliances, new bathroom fixtures and medicine cabinet, and fresh paint throughout. The bedroom features a walk-in closet, and there is abundant storage throughout the unit. Community amenities include parking, swimming pool, tennis, fitness center, and clubhouse. [Potowmack Crossing - $265,000]

1005 N Pitt St

Contemporary two story 3bd, 2.5ba, end unit town home with a generous patio for outdoor entertaining located in beautiful Watergate of Alexandria. Reserved parking in garage w/car wash bay. Master suite with private bath and his and hers closets. Easy North Old Town living. Fantastic location steps to shops, restaurants, grocery, and river path. Close to metro, bus and major highways. [None Available - $675,000]

160 Ike Dr

National Sales Event 9/7-9/29 It's Your Moment to Get More with Limited-Time Incentives. Upgraded unique, Contemporary, sophisticated TH w/ your options and design studio selections. 4 bedrooms each with private bathroom. Expansive 10~ ceiling on living level, 9~ throughout. TH features open staircases, luxurious master bathroom and scenic rooftop retreats with views of the Central Park. ESQ offers a ~ acre central park w/ artwork and benches. Located moments to Old Town Alexandria, easy access to major commuting routes and minutes into DC. Walk to Metro, shops, entertaining and dining. Move in Summer 2019 [Eisenhower Square - $869,995]

Old Town Alexandria, Old Town North

Will Nesbitt

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with NesbittRealty.com Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.