Edens project breaks ground in North Old Town

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) The 50,000 square-foot Edens redevelopment of the old Giant Food property in North Old Town broke ground earlier this month,

Source: Edens project breaks ground in North Old Town | Alexandria Times | Alexandria, VA

The North End of Old Town has been under-going a dynamic redevelopment and rebirth over the last 5 years or so.  Developments like Old Town Commons, the Henry and Abingdon Row are now side-by-side with established communities like Alexandria House and Chatham Square.

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Welcome to 102 Quay St, where timeless elegance meets Old Town Charm.

102 Quay St

Located across from Founders Park/Alexandria City marina this updated town home offers privacy and peace yet close to the restaurants and shopping Old Town offers. This magnificent town home features garage parking, marble floor entry, great living room with gas fireplace, gorgeous hardwood floors, lighted built ins and access to water view back garden. Completely well thought kitchen with smart appliance, silestone counters, warming drawer and is set up for the chefs to work side by side while entertaining their guest. Carefully mastered, master suite has double entry walk through closet, plus one and spa like bath with walk in shower. Upper level bedroom offers two closets, water views from window seat and beautiful bath with separate claw foot tub and seamless glass shower, water closet and double sinks. Lower level media room with built in wine refrigerator, custom laundry area and plenty of storage. Don~t forget the rooftop access for your future terrace. This well thought out home, has all the custom touches in place. Close to Amazon new headquarters Just turn the key and enjoy [Brandt Townhouse - $1,789,000]

Great Old Town 1st floor Condo with Braddock Road and King ST Metro stops both nearby! Walk or bike to restaurants, grocery stores, shops, the waterfront and all that Old Town Alexandria has to offer.

1111 Oronoco St #127

You can leave the car at home. The Henry has a sophisticated modern & contemporary feel. This unit has convenient in and out street access, as well as a secure front entry. One underground parking space and a storage unit are both included with Unit 127. This professionally managed community has a fitness center, party room and lovely lawn area for relaxation. Your packages will be kept safe at the concierge desk, making the Henry perfect for those on the go. [Parker Gray Historic District - $393,500]

Location, Location, Location! Live in the heart of Old Town! This charming 2 bed/2 bath home was completely renovated in 2013 and features a wide open floor plan, marble kitchen and baths, private off-street parking, and a lovely private patio for entertaining.

904 Pendleton St

You are also steps from the Alexandria waterfront, Trader Joes, Harris Teete Starbucks, and all of the shops and restaurants on King Street. A commuters dream, you are less than a 10 minute walk to the Braddock Road Metro, blocks from Route 1, the GW Parkway, I-395 and I-495. Get in before the Amazon rush! [Old Town Alexandria - $635,000]


126 N Union St

WORRY-FREE LIVING IN THE VERY HEART OF OLD TOWN! VERY SECURE. CALL AGENT FOR ACCESS CODES. Steps to upscale restaurants, watering holes, unique shops, cozy cafes, the Mount Vernon Bike Trail and the Potomac River, this ideally-situated home is a peaceful, hidden oasis in one of the country's most bustling, historic neighborhoods! The dramatic living room boasts soaring 18'+ ceilings and a floorplan designed for entertaining! The kitchen features classic white cabinets with stainless steel appliances, a built in water filtration system, and a generous pantry. The open dining room and sunken living room with a romantic wood-burning fireplace lead to a huge private terrace ~ one of the best in the community! Al fresco dinner parties await! And for quieter times, the open loft perched high above the living room is a perfect spot for a home office, peaceful meditation, or curling up with a good book. Solid Oak floors are featured throughout and sunlight streams through the many windows. Wonderful memories are sure to be created in this lovely home. The dramatic penthouse-level master suite with vaulted ceilings features a separate sitting area with huge windows and peaceful garden views. The master bathroom features a conveniently located washer & dryer. The spacious second level bedroom with adjoining full bathroom is ideal for guests. A secure, private garage parking spot and storage unit complete this perfect picture of upscale urban living at its finest. Just minutes to Washington DC, the King Street Metro, and all major commuting routes, the Residences at the Torpedo Factory will always be Old Town's most sought-after address. Small pets are welcome. [Torpedo Factory - $795,000]


1146 Colonial Ave

End unit townhouse with huge fenced yard and deck, in a popular neighborhood just minutes to the center of Old Town, Alexandria. Tennis courts and playground DIRECTLY behind the house and 5 BLOCKS TO METRO. House is being completely renovated with brand new bathrooms, eat in kitchen with door leading to the back deck. Main level with living room, recessed lights, and kitchen with stairs to the Lower level Family Room. Family Room will feature stylish wood -like, gray tile floor, a wet bar, recessed lights and windows. A separate bedroom and full bath with a door leading to the back yard are also featured in the lower level. Upstairs are two generous sized bedrooms with ceiling fans, the washer and dryer, and bathroom with skylights. Two car parking pad behind the house. [Westover - $699,000]

Be sure to see this 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo in Canal Place! The kitchen has been completely updated with high-end stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, and a stylish backsplash.

1105 N Pitt St #1a

Just off the kitchen, you have a light-filled living room with beautiful hardwood floors perfect for entertaining! Just around is a spacious bedroom and a full bathroom that has been updated with modern features. Inviting and spacious outdoor patio great for entertaining and grilling. Two blocks from biking trails along the Potomac River, 15 minutes from King Street, and 3 miles from Ronald Reagan airport. A short distance from Braddock Metro station, Harris Teeter, and Trader Joes. [Canal Place - $339,900]

The impeccable attention to detail is captivating.

601 N Fairfax St #213

Throughout this sleek condo are all high-end appliances and features. The outside private terrace invites one to relax or enjoy entertaining. This sun drenched unit has floor to ceiling windows, extra high ceilings with recessed lighting and numerous closets . The many custom touches include a stone wall surrounding the gas fireplace, a stone entry wall, a marble counter to ceiling backsplash. Let this luxury waterfront icon condo be home for you. Luxury living at its finest. [The Oronoco - $1,697,000]

Rare opportunity to build out your dream Old Town home.

309 N Patrick St

Building Permits approved and ready to buildfor a rear 2 level addition a total home size of 2260sqft, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms on 2 levels. Large lot with parking for two cars side by side, back yard and side terrace garden. Zoning changed from CL to RM to allow for a larger single family residence. Plans available upon request [Parker Gray Historic District - $699,900]

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3PM This beautiful quaint townhome in the heart of historic old town offers 3 bedrooms and 1 fully renovated bath, entertain in your bright and airy living room with gleaming wood floors and high ceilings, newer AC/Furnace.

1305 Queen St

Spacious fully fenced rear with custom patio title plus off street parking. Enjoy the fantastic location! Just blocks from 2 metro stations Braddock and King Street which take you directly into Crystal City and Amazon HQ2 and don~t forget to catch the free trolley at King street. Just few blocks to Old Town shops and restaurants. Don~t miss this great home! [None Available - $650,000]

A living experience like no other at 'The Henry' located in Old Town Alexandria.

1111 Oronoco St #531

This amazing penthouse condominium includes 2 spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with vaulted 10 foot ceilings and 1,087 square feet of living space. Your Master bedroom has 2 windows for plenty of natural light. High-end finishes include granite counter tops, hardwood floors, and stainless appliances in the kitchen. Master bath has a double vanity, shower, and soaking tub. Two controlled access garage spaces that are deeded and full side by side spaces on the G2 level, and close by Huge Bonus are three storage spaces S-119, S-120, and S-121 also on the G2 level. Controlled entryway offers convenience and security. This property has easy access to Braddock Metro (only a 7 minute walk) and equally close proximity to the King Street Metro, restaurants and shops on King Street. Utilities Included: Trash, recycling, Infinity Basic Cable and Internet and Outside maintenance of the Condo. Amenities include: Fitness Center, Party Room, DVD Theater, Business Center, Pool Table, lounge area and Kitchen Facility. Enjoy entertaining on the Roof Top Deck for your next BBQ or just a quiet gathering. [The Monarch - $599,000]

Old Town Alexandria, Real Estate

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.