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.

*************EXCELLENT VALUE AND QUALITY OFFERED AT A NEW IMPROVED PRICE************** Sparkling, pristine and in turnkey condition!! This sophisticated 3-bedroom 2.

525 N Pitt St N

5 bath brick townhome is located in a prime Old Town location 5 blocks from King St. and walkable to the Potomac River, parks, bike paths, tennis courts, charming restaurants and stores. Harris Teeter and Trader Joes are only several blocks away. Also, a few blocks away is the exciting Art District with the new Metro Stage live theater. Entering this distinctive home, you will appreciate the high ceilings, clean lines, crisp neutral decor and desirable open floor plan. The main level has newly refinished wood floors, an inviting gas fireplace with classic mantel and handsome woodwork featuring crown molding, chair railing and shadow boxes. The well-equipped kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, granite island and a spacious pantry.... everything that any cook would love. The coat closet and powder room complete this main level floor. Custom wood shutters frame every front window in this lovely home. The second floor is devoted to the primary suite which truly is a dream come true. You seldom see a bright bedroom this large with crown molding, 2 BIG walk-in closets, a ceiling fan, sitting room area and a luxurious spa inspired ensuite bath offering double sinks, a large separate shower and a soaking tub to relax in at the end of the day. Only steps away on this floor is the so very convenient laundry room. The third floor has two additional spacious bedrooms and a full bath. Both bedrooms boast dramatic vaulted ceilings, double door closets and under eaves storage areas ideal for additional space for holiday paraphernalia etc. The HVAC system is 2 zone with gas heat on first floor and electric heat pump on the 2nd and 3rd floors. An efficient electric heat pump provides air conditioning for the entire townhome. HVAC updated in 2019. Another wonderful feature of this home is next. As you go back to the living room you can take the stairs down to the garage where 2 designated parking spaces are located just outside of the basement door in the remote-controlled secure garage. Just think... you will never have to hunt for a parking space when you come home! Also is a secure storage room just for you located on the left as you walk into the garage from the townhouse. The front door key opens the garage storage room. Everything has been done. Freshly painted and immaculate! A new lifestyle is just waiting for you. Come by and see. Open Sunday Nov. 27th from 1-3. [Chatham Square - $1,034,000]

Stunning ONE BED + DEN + WATER VIEWS GALORE with a balcony in North Old Town's newest luxury condo building THE VENUE! This property is located on the north side of the building and Potomac Views from all rooms! Lots of natural light.

925 Fairfax St N #606

Modern Chef's kitchens with white cabinetry, glass tile backsplash and Bosch appliances, Quartz countertops. This particular unit has an extra closet in the LR and custom lighting throughout. In addition to the custom lighting there are recessed lights. In the master there is a large walk-in closet a built-another closet too! Custom designer bathroom that won't disappoint. There is a den with a large closet, which could double as a guest bedroom. Sophisticated living in the VENUE with a state-of-the-art gym & barre, dog washing room and a Theater!!. Elegant Lobby where you are greeted by a Full Service Concierge and on-site building manager. To-die-for rooftop terrace with grilling station, fire pit, and panoramic views of the DC Monuments, Potomac River and all things Old Town , The skylounge on the top floor comes equipped with flat screen TV's, fireplace and cocktail bar, perfect for entertaining your friends all year round. The bike trail is out the back door so bring your bike and store it in the bike room! Popular tennis courts across the street! Don't miss out. Call today to see this great residence! Owner is agent. [Old Town North - $759,900]

Are you looking for a home with the perfect blend of historic charm and modern luxury? Welcome to 1111 Princess Street, a beautiful and move-in ready end-unit townhouse in the historic Parker Gray neighborhood of Old Town Alexandria! Just beyond the landscaped entrance awaits a light filled home with HardiePlank Siding, Pella windows, and fresh paint throughout.

1111 Princess St

This home boasts a spacious living room and dining room updated with recessed lights. Travel past the updated powder room into the kitchen and step right out to the low maintenance private backyard that is perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining. The recently remodeled kitchen features white shaker cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and recessed lighting. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms, an updated full bath, and laundry. Even the insulation in the attic has been replaced and is now eco-friendly. A coveted bonus... there is off street parking for 2 cars directly behind the home! As a friendly neighborhood, Parker Gray is well-known for its great amenities. Unparalleled location for walking to the lively King Street and the Alexandria waterfront; Michelin star dining, boutique shopping, boat access, and specialty coffee/grocery options. Situated less than half a mile from Braddock Metro Station and King Street Metro Station and the easy access to the Pentagon, Amazon HQ2, Reagan National Airport, GW Parkway, Route 1, Interstate 395, and Interstate 495 makes this location a commuter's dream. Not to mention this house is just steps away from Del Ray, the local farmer’s market, parks, playgrounds, city concerts, and special events. This is one house you do not want to miss! Click the Virtual Tour link to view the 3D walkthrough! [Historic Old Town - $825,000]

ONLY Marina Towers condo available.

501 Slaters Ln #415

Rates recently dropped to under 7%-check with your lender. Ask about a temporary interest buydown & how it could help you could become a Marina Towers resident and enjoy year-round resort living. Park your car-walk to booming Old Town North-filled with new restaurants and shopping. Drive 5 minutes to Reagan National Airport for national and international flights or catching a Metro. Just painted, with brand new carpet over parquet, new dishwasher, some new windows. New refrigerator in 2021, newer HVAC system. Condo fee includes electric, gas and water. Remaining furniture in condo can convey. There's a pool overlooking the Potomac River. Even with cooler weather you can gather with neighbors and friends at the Tiki Bar. Pet friendly building with a dog park. Convenient twenty four hour concierge service making your daily life easier. Fitness center, sauna, convenience store, tennis courts and more. Bike south on the George Washington bike path all the way to Mount Vernon Estate or north to DC and beyond. You could be moved and decorating for the holidays if you act now! [Marina Towers - $454,000]

Open House 12pm-2pm on 11/27/22 (This Sunday)!! Come and see this lovely top floor 1-bedroom condo in Old Town North today! New floors, kitchen appliances, countertops, and fresh paint will welcome you upon your arrival to Potowmack Crossing, a convenient development here in Alexandria.

1620 W Abingdon Dr #302

Separate living and dining rooms with an updated kitchen and large bedroom are a few of the elements that stand out in this nearly 700 sq. ft. condo with low association dues. In-unit laundry completes your interior home amenities. Potowmack Crossing features include a pool, club house, fitness room, tennis courts, grills, and easy access to nearby bike and walking trails. Only a 10-minute walk to the Braddock Place Metro, a few minutes more to the center of Old Town, and a hop, skip, and a jump to Reagan National Airport, gives this home a step above the competition with its location. [Potowmack Crossing - $275,000]

Just blocks from the Potomac River, a lovely brick inner courtyard forms the entrance for this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Watergate of Alexandria townhome.

1026 N Royal St

The home conveys with one dedicated underground garage parking space. A cozy, updated kitchen with granite counters leads to a large, open dining area which steps down to an open living room with a wood-burning fireplace and natural light streaming through double patio doors. The patio, backing to Royal St, is privately screened by well-maintained mature shrubbery. The upper level features a primary bedroom with hardwood floors and an ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom with hardwood floors also features built-ins and is conveniently located next to the updated hall bath. There is ample storage in the laundry closet on the main level as well as in the floored attic. The beautifully landscaped courtyards of the Watergate of Alexandria community are only one block to a park and public tennis courts; a couple of blocks to a walking/bike trail; 2-3 blocks from the river; and a short walk to grocery stores, and numerous other amenities. [ - $699,900]

You will love this bright, newly updated unit, located in the heart of North Old Town! This open & airy, two bedroom, 1.

915 N Patrick St #104

5 bathroom beauty features 9’ ceilings, crown molding, fresh paint, brand new LVT floors throughout, and tons of floor-to-ceiling windows that block sound but allow for bright, natural light to shine in. The open kitchen offers plenty of opportunity to entertain at the large, granite island, while cooking a gourmet meal on gorgeous, stainless steel appliances. With bountiful closet space and an in-unit washer & dryer, this place has it all! Never again have to worry about looking for parking, or carrying groceries in the rain, with reserved parking space under the building. Leave the car at home, and visit all the shops and restaurants that North Old Town has to offer, just a few blocks away! Also within a half mile is Del Ray’s “The Avenue”, providing even more fun places to eat & shop. Sought after Old Town Commons is an entirely energy efficient and LEED certified community, and is perfect for commuters, as well as for those who love a night on the town! This unit is also convenient to Braddock Metro, National Airport, the waterfront, dog parks, two farmers markets - both on Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings- and much, much more! Come see this amazing condo, while it lasts! [Old Town Commons - $519,900]

HISTORIC OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA LOCATION… MOVE IN READY !!! An Absolute Must See: A completely renovated property from top to bottom.

1019 Vernon St

Property includes all NEW plumbing, electrical, roof, HVAC, hot water heater , windows, and doors. All of these items were replaced within the last 5 years! Parking for 2 Personal Vehicles on the driveway, as well as front and rear of the property. Finished lower level can serve as au pair suite, mother-in-law suite, multigenerational living or possible rental unit. This immaculate townhome has Beautiful Hardwoods. Gourmet Kitchen on the Main Floor is a "Chef's Delight." Includes a Pantry, plenty of Cabinets, Stainless Appliances and Beautiful Granite Countertops. Spacious Living and Dining Rooms…Plenty of room for Entertaining. A newly added Half Bath on the Main Floor is very convenient. The Top Floor has a Primary Bedroom, Two Additional Bedrooms and A Large Bathroom with Skylight. The Basement/Lower Level offers a Large Recreation Room, a kitchenette with sink and a Full Bath/Shower…Perfect for Entertaining and College Football Gatherings. A large Laundry Room with lots of additional storage exists with a side entrance to the property’s exterior. Composite Decking on the rear of the unit with storage underneath and a fenced rear yard. Beautifully Landscaped with a fenced in front yard and brick flower beds for all types of gardening. Sidewalks throughout the community lead to the Metro System a few blocks away. Retail Shopping, Restaurants, & Grocery Stores are minutes away. Reagan National Airport, Crystal and Pentagon City, WDC and Capital Beltway I-495 are nearby. This home is not to be missed... [Westover - $834,900]


925 N Fairfax St #203

Get ready to be wowed by this gorgeous "almost new" condo in The Venue located in the center of the developing North Old Town Arts district, soon to be the hub of activity. This unit is bathed in sunlight with a wonderful southern exposure. Upon entering note the soaring 12 foot ceilings that are VERY rare in this building. They really open up the space. Bosch appliances, handsome cabinetry and quartz counters are featured in the glorious chef's kitchen. The primary suite has two closets including a walk-in, which the owner has customized maximizing storage space. Remote control window treatments have been installed as well. A gorgeous spa-type bathroom is just off the primary. A garage parking space and extra storage space (not all units offer storage) is also included. The building features a full-service concierge service and onsite manager, a fabulous gym and a huge penthouse level gathering space. This space offers spectacular views of DC south past National Harbor. It provides generous indoor and outdoor areas to take in all of the views, relax and socialize. There is also a bar and grilling area. Do not miss it during your tour! All of this is within a short walk to shopping, Old Town's restaurants and the Braddock metro station. If you've ever asked yourself, "Can I have it all?", the answer is a resounding "yes"! [Old Town North - $609,900]

***Join us at Muse Thursday, December 1st from 4pm-6pm for an exclusive holiday pop-up with our neighbors at Goldfinch! Models will be open and come ready to shop!*** GRAND OPENING! Join us for the unveiling of the newly completed MUSE building and three furnished models! ** Be prepared to be amused! Our exquisite new luxury condominium offers 73 total residences with Old Town perspectives.

1201 N Royal St #307

We set the stage for the new arts and cultural district. Muse is delighted to serve as the anchor for this vibrant new home of the Arts League of Alexandria. First floor galleries and open-air Arts Walk will be the touchpoint for this artful neighborhood. From 1 bedroom+dens to 2 bedroom+dens, these residences are designed with elegance in mind. The sophisticated floorplans have been curated with clean lines and light textures with open concept living. Each residence features stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, some offers wall-to-wall mullion windows to frame the outdoor view. European flat-panel cabinetry by Snaidero and Calcutta quarts countertops create an inviting canvas for interior inspirations. Panelized Bosch and Thermador appliances, and double oven brings you the best of hi-tech cooking. Wine fridge, Brizo, and Waterwork fixtures included in all of our residences. Select residences include expansive outdoor terraces with summer kitchen and/or balconies. The high level of service and 5-star hospitality lifestyle awaits you with 24/7 concierge and stately lounge, porter, engineer, maintenance, and property management on site. Need a Zen moment on our rooftop outdoor movement space, or a good workout in our indoor state-of-the art fitness/yoga room? Soak in the unforgettable views of the capital, monument, DC, MD, VA and beyond, from our wrap-around rooftop lounge with outdoor firepit. Our Arts Walk is a pedestrian connection to Mt. Vernon Trail, linear park, and walkable neighborhood, all surrounded by the sparkling Potomac River. Harris Teeter, Trader Joes, Rustico, St. Elmo's, Cafe 44, Goldfinch, and Oak Steakhouse, and more are steps away. A mere 10 blocks to King St, 5 miles to Washington DC, and 1 traffic light to Reagan Airport. Sales Gallery open daily by appointment (closed Wednesdays only). ** Photos are of models, several different plans available, please inquire for more information. [ - $1,561,000]

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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.