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
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Check out this spacious 3 level townhouse style condo in the heart of Lorton! New HVAC! This 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, 1 car garage home features an open-concept main floor layout, upstairs laundry, luxurious master suite with separate soaking tub, shower and double vanity. Upper level features a bonus room, 2 bedrooms and full bath. Walk to VRE, restaurants and more. Minutes from, I-95 to Fort Belvoir, DC, Richmond & Baltimore. [Lorton Station North Cnd - $360,000]
Updated, Move-In Ready 3-LEVEL Townhouse in Pinewood Lake * Freshly Painted, New Flooring, New Master Bath Renovation * Ample Storage Throughout * Back Deck and Storage Shed * Two Assigned Parking Spaces * Low HOA Fee * Pinewood Lake HOA Amenities Include Community Pool, Private Lake with Pier, Multiple Parks, Picnic Areas & Tot Lots and Miles of Walking/Jogging Trails * Short Distance to Huntley Meadows Park and Mount Vernon * East Access to Route 1, Fort Belvoir, Kingstowne, I-95, I-395, I-495 * See Video Walk-Through! * OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 9/20/20: 1-4 PM.
Welcome to this move in ready home in the sought-after Amberleigh Community.
This freshly painted home features a kitchen with new gorgeous white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a well maintained deck off the kitchen, gleaming hardwood floors on main level including the kitchen and upper level as well as engineered hardwood floors in walk-out basement that has a large open recreation room, with a wood-burning fireplace and to a brick patio. The basement also has a generous Laundry room with ample storage. The home has 3 full bathrooms and one half bath. The home also has copper piping. This home is also located just moments to the Metro, the VRE, Wegmans, I-95, the Fairfax County Parkway, the Springfield Mall & Kingstowne shopping center. The community has Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Dog Park, walking Trails and Playgrounds.
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Please also know that we do our very best for COVID 19 [Amberleigh - $470,000]
This expansive 3 bedroom plus den condo has been thoughtfully updated with plush carpeting (Jan-2019), new baseboard trim, neutral paint colors, new windows (Dec-2018), new interior and exterior doors (Dec-2018), smart Lutron Caséta light switches, designer shades (including a motorized Lutron Serena blackout shade in the master bedroom) and new HVAC with smart thermostat (Aug-2019).
The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and beautiful cabinetry offering extensive storage and pantry space. Enjoy the extremely generous bedroom sizes and loads of closet space throughout. This property is located in the tucked away and tranquil community of Valley Park offering residents a clubhouse and pool plus easy access to transportation routes, shopping, and just 10 minutes to Van Dorn Metro. This turnkey and well-maintained home is ready for new owners! [Valley Park Condo - $305,000]
This three bedroom beauty is drop-your-bags ready. Owners have spent the time to refine this home with all the finishing touches you're looking for. You'll certainly feel an elevated level of care when you tour 7480 Gadsby Sq. A bright happy entry has a convenient half-bath, garage access and a flex space (perfect for all the virtual learning or work-out's you can handle.) On the second level, a beautiful, bright white kitchen, sparkles and shines. Granite countertops, stainless steel and a rarely found custom built-in wall bring this kitchen to another level. Wine bar? Yes, please. Coffee bar? Got that too. This kitchen area can handle it all while staying beautifully organized. All the bedrooms are on the third level which makes finding a quiet space easy. Two updated baths and a more than adequate walk-in master closet finish off the bedroom level. The exterior areas on this fantastic townhome actually extend usable living space. A finished patio on the entry level is low maintenance and easily kept neat and clean. The patio provides a lovely shaded area which means you can escape the sun and still enjoy the outdoors. The fully fenced yard has a gate that leads to a lovely natural green space. It even includes a sweet tree swing. Exterior stairs on the deck mean you can enjoy and access both levels easily. Entertaining is a breeze! This fabulous home is located in a nest of shopping, simple commuter routes, walking/running trails, community pools and so much more. A list of upgrades can be found by clicking the documents section of this listing. Also see the floor plan for a detailed layout. Top to bottom gorgeous. Don't wait...schedule your tour today. [Kingstowne - $565,000]