Step onto any wood floor and you’ll appreciate the warm and inviting tones and colors. As one of the world’s most versatile floor coverings not only do you get traditional beauty but also practical advantages:
Looks great and that great look endures;
Hardwood resists stains, including wine and food;
Wood is warm to the touch;
Wood floors are easier on your feet and knees than concretes and ceramics;
Wood flors are easy to clean;
Real wood floors are fully restorable;
Hygienic and dust free, especially good for allergy sufferers.
The best deals on homes are often on properties that aren’t perfect, but how do you spot a home with potential? These are the 5 factors we’ve found:
Home shoppers looking for a great deal should keep these factors in mind when they are looking for a place with potential:
Location, location, location. You can fix a home’s condition, but you can never change it’s location..
Less than 50 years old. Properties older than a half century are likely to have more fundamental problems — like aging wiring, inadequate plumbing and sagging foundations. But when examining a home take care to note the difference between a home’s actual age and it’s age since it was refurbished or renewed. You may find that a home in Old Town Alexandria which was built in the 19th Century is “newer” than a home built in 1990 in Kingstowne.
Livable floor plan. Paint and carpet are relatively cheap, but moving walls can quickly get expensive.
Light. Houses with the most potential have plenty of natural light.
Good storage. Adding storage isn’t cheap, so it’s smart to choose a property that already has it.
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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.
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.
The Carlyle District of Alexandria is popular because of it’s upscale urban feel and close proximity to culture, restaurants and metro. It’s also very popular among employees and contractors at the USPTO and will be popular with the soon to be completed National Science Foundation. Is is possible to find a decent rental here for less than $2900 per month? Yes. It most definitely is. Continue reading
Properties in Southern Fairfax County up to $700,000
Welcome to elegantly upgraded, move-in ready TH inside the Beltway with 3 levels, 3 beds, 2 full & 2 half baths, 2-car garage, and 2400 finished sq.
ft. located in Overlook in Alexandria. Overlook is located just inside the Beltway, with immediate access to 395/495/95 and a bus to the Pentagon that you can catch with less than a 5-minute walk from the front door. The Van Dorn Metro is located less than a 10-minute drive. Dining, shopping, recreational, and cultural options found in Washington DC, Old Town Alexandria, Arlington, and Tysons are within easy reach. Overlook will still offer a neighborhood, park-like setting that is rarely found inside the Beltway. When entering the community, you enjoy a drive up a winding, tree-lined avenue, which gives Overlook a feeling of calm apart from the rush of daily Life. Overlook surrounds Fairfax County's Bren Mar Park, with its mature trees and walking trails. This green space, coupled with wide streets and greater rear separation from other houses for better privacy, sets Overlook apart from most communities inside the Beltway. When living in Overlook, these quality-of-Life features are yours to enjoy. Overlook also offers its residents an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and playgrounds. Verizon Fios high-speed internet is available within Overlook. Main level has kitchen and dining room. The kitchen leads to a deck for al fresco dining or entertaining. The deck steps down to a large fenced patio area with mature, low- to no-maintenance plantings that provide a peaceful space to enjoy. Second level has living room with gas-fireplace. Third level has 2 bedroom and master bedroom with walk-in-closet, tub surround, and shower. The laundry is located on the bedroom level. Lower level has half bathroom, and closet. The garage is a two-car. he driveway offers space for two parking spaces for guests. [Overlook - $665,000]
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! With a GREAT YARD.
This home is located MINUTES away from the metro, Wegmans, 2 town centers, and major commuter routes. You will LOVE this wonderful 2-level Rambler on a half acre lot in Glynalta Park. This home features BEAUTIFUL hardwood floors throughout the living area. The home includes 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, An additional kitchen on the lower level which is perfect for an in-law suite, Brand new roof, Freshly painted interior, and exterior. AMAZING OPPORTUNITY. Perfect flat land and PLENTY of usable yard space for entertainment. [Glynalta Park - $549,000]
Rare 3 story Bucknell Manor Duplex on corner lot.
This is the prime location in Bucknell! Home is ready to move in but sold in as in condition as reflected in price. You will not find a comparable property with great location at this price. Update the bathrooms and kitchen to customize to your specifications! Close to schools, shopping, parks and recreation. 5 minutes to Huntington Metro. Close to Old Town Alexandria and 15 minutes outside of Washington DC. Best value in Bucknell. [Bucknell Manor - $389,900]
Updated to the MAX !Sparkling remodeled home on 1/2 acre lot backing to woods.
Brand new kitchen with exotic granite and high end SS appliances . New roof. New windows.Gleaming hardwoods throughout. Large formal LR w/fireplace & oversized windows. Abundant storage in country kitchen w/ eating area overlooking deck/yard/trees. Large familyroom walks out & has fp for holidays & football games. 3 full baths for family/guest.Great floorplan for entertaining inside and out. Abundant fruit trees, come see! REDUCED $40,000 FROM ORIGINAL LIST PRICE FOR QUICK CLOSING. [Keys and Russell - $559,900]
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Wear Mask and Glove before entering the house. Please remove shoesWell maintained 2 car garage brick front three finished levels Town home with 3 bed 2 full and 2 half baths .Main level and upper hall way hard wood floors on . Kitchen w Granite counter tops and island, New refrigerator, New dish washer, New cook top and oven . Newer High efficiency washer and dryer. New luxury vinyl plank flooring in the rec room.Family room w 3 sided Fireplace. Deck off the kitchen and fenced backyard for entertainment and enjoyment. Master Bath w sep shower & tub, and dbl vanities. outdoor swimming pool & tennis ct. 1 mi to VRE, I-95 & shops. home [Lorton Station South - $539,900]
Charming Cape Cod on corner lot.
Fully fenced 3-bedroom 2-full bath home on street with million-dollar properties. Original owner was a master craftsman who custom built all of the cabinets, shelving, and wainscoting throughout the home. All wood floors have been meticulously maintained and recently refinished. New custom paint throughout the home as well. Recently installed ceiling insulation on both floors to help improve energy efficiency. The living room has a fireplace/wood stove insert and recently installed recessed lightening. Charming kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances and new counter tops. The manicured yard, which is fenced in by a beautiful white picket fence, has lots of shrubbery with perennial foliage which is watered through an in-ground automatic sprinkler system. A Generac stand-by whole house generator is an added bonus that eliminates power interruptions in bad weather or emergencies. When you come home just push the electronic gate opener to access the property which has an oversized concrete driveway, double garage (also with opening system) and covered carport. There is ample space for parking as well as working on large or small projects. Garage is wired with multiple 110/220 outlets and a built-in winch system. There is a wood burning stove, A/C and a separate stand-by heating unit in the garage. Lots of backyard storage and a covered back porch. This home is a must see. [Bucknell Manor - $560,000]