Enjoy Fall On The Waterfront At Portside In Old Town Fall Festival

The City of Alexandria comes alive this fall with the annual Portside in Old Town Fall Festival to be held at Waterfront Park in Old Town Alexandria. The event will be held on October 12 from 1 to 7 pm. Patrons at the event will be treated to a day of live music, maritime history, live demonstrations and activities for the kids.  The Alexandria Seaport Foundation Apprentices will demonstrate boat building techniques and knot tying skills from the Providence. Patrons can also explore the history of Portside from the Office of Historic Alexandria which shows the archaeological findings of 18th century ships which were uncovered along the waterfront. Local food, beer and wine will be on sale from local vendors. The proceeds of the event will benefit the Alexandria Seaport Foundation whom aims to improve the lives of young people through mentoring, project based learning and the art of wooden boat building.

https://www.visitalexandriava.com/event/portside-in-old-town-fall-festival/15351/

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

This gracious brick, free-standing home with private side garden, carriage house and additional buildable lot stands on one of the original thirty-one lots offered for sale in 1749, on a plat originally owned by Augustine Washington Jr.

209 S Lee St

, the half-brother of George Washington. Built in 1812 and renovated in the 1850's to add Victorian details, including a Mansard roof, it is surrounded by formal gardens with growing beds, mature evergreens, boxwood, hellebore and hydrangea and roses. Rare to these older properties is the original carriage house with a full kitchen and bath that can be used as a separate apartment, artist studio, office or guest suite. The house is representative of the traditional historic Alexandria "townhouse" having a rectangular form with entrance hall at the side and two adjacent formal rooms. The entry with vestibule reveals a glass interior door opening to a gracious hall with heart pine floors and wide openings that frame a sophisticated, formal living and dining room. Extensive decorative moldings, including matching mantels for the two wood-burning fireplaces, accent sun-washed rooms joined by an elaborate arch, with Corinthian columns and a keystone and gorgeous cast iron radiators. Built-ins in the dining room provide storage and display space, with French doors that open to the garden terrace.An inviting eat-in kitchen with gas fireplace has custom cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances and an enameled French range with six burners, a simmer plate and two ovens. Shuttered triple-hung windows and French doors open onto a private garden with a fountain and rose trellis.Beyond is a family room with arched windows illuminating this space with light throughout the day. A coffered ceiling, heart pine floors with radiant heating underneath, a gas fireplace, built-in bookshelves with cupboards below and generous space for lounging. Open the screened French doors on two sides to let in the breeze and the sound of the fountain. Completing the first floor of this beautifully maintained home is a powder room and mud room with heated tile floors, storage cubbies and cabinets and laundry.The second level offers 11-foot ceilings, windows on all sides and several private retreats. A handsome sitting room/library has numerous built-in shelves and cabinets, a wood-burning fireplace and floor-to-ceiling wood paneling, while the gracious master bedroom offers another fireplace and views of the gardens. Don't miss the handsome bead board bath with an antique six-loot long claw foot tub, separate shower and original glass-front cabinet.The stair landing and master bedroom offer access to the rear of the second level where a spacious dressing/sitting room with wide mirrored closets joins the front of the house with a private guest suite and convenient additional washer and dryer tucked in the back. Enjoy an intimate balcony, beaded ceiling bedroom with plantation shutters and a full marble bath with spa tub and pocket door.Two additional light-filled bedrooms with heart pine floors, high ceilings and arched windows share a full bath on the third floor.The house sits on a triple lot with brick pathways, planting beds and storage shed. The converted carriage house sits tucked into the rear garden and is equipped with full kitchen, living space , loft bedroom and bath, skylight, and ample storage space. With its own entrance and French doors that open onto the garden, it provides a private retreat or space guests can come and go as they choose.The property is conveniently located a block from the restaurants and shops along King Street and two blocks from the river, with three off-street parking spaces.This special residence rare in the size of its grounds with the added amenities of gardens, a carriage house and off-street parking sits in the desirable Southeast quadrant of a block that boasts early facades, picket fences and a canopy of trees. [Old Town SE Quadrant - $4,300,000]

Welcome to this spectacular former model home in Potomac Greens! An immaculately maintained end unit boasting high ceilings, hardwood floors, chef's kitchen with double ovens and a HUGE island.

1711 Potomac Greens Dr

Outdoor space includes a separate grilling and rooftop deck, which backs to a playground and tons of greenspace. Built in ADT Security system, three Ring cameras, three built in Dyson vacuums and terrace furniture are included. Only minutes to Old Town Alexandria, Reagan Airport, Amazon HQ and the new VT campus. You won't want to miss this one! [Potomac Greens - $1,000,000]

OPEN SUNDAY 2-4.

315 S Lee St

Historic semi-detached 2.5 story clapboard house built in 1852. An unusual feature: lovely hallway 28 feet long and is floored with pine boards cut to exact length and laid without joints. Double parlor with built in bookcases, formal dining room, country kitchen, five bedrooms, six fireplaces, secluded rear garden. Wrought iron gate leads to award winning private parking cars. [Old Town - $1,999,000]

Updated Freshly Painted & Move-In Ready! 2 GARAGE PARKING SPACES! Beautiful hardwood floors on 4 levels, 2 recently relined wood burning fireplaces with marble surrounds & custom built-ins.

682 S Columbus St

Entry level family room with 2 sets of French doors to the patio, fireplace & wet bar. Formal dining room, living room with 2 Juliette balconies, fireplace and pass-thru to updated kitchen with granite counters, white cabinetry and wine fridge. Upper level with 2 bedrooms & 2 updated baths including the Master suite. 3rd bedroom on 4th level with an en suite bath and lots of privacy. Steps from shopping & restaurants in South Old Town and a short stroll to the water front and Metro! CONDO FEE INCLUDES EXTERIOR MAINTENANCE INCLUDING ROOF & PAINTING, WATER, SEWER & TRASH REMOVAL. [Old Town Alexandria - $799,900]

SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE! SATURDAY 9/21 12:00- 2:00!! NEW LISTING!F antastic, All Brick, Townhome offers 3 BR, 3.

1509 Portner Rd

5 BA and is located a block from local shops, restaurants and minutes to Amazon's New HQ2. The open floor plan has 2,200 sq. ft. of living space. The gourmet kitchen has lovely maple cabinets, granite countertops and a private patio perfect for outdoor entertaining! The lower level leads to the garage with 2 parking spaces. This Amazing location is a commuters dream just minutes to METRO, National Airport and Washington D.C. [Old Town Court - $779,500]

Beautiful corner unit condominium in Old Town Alexandria's popular Saint Asaph Square.

801 S Pitt St #229

You will love the location with a short walk to award winning restaurants, entertainment, gourmet grocery, and shops. This unit features a wood burning fireplace, master bedroom walk in closet, in-unit washer and dryer, and a large private patio that is ideal for dog owners, gardening, grilling, and entertaining outdoors. A second entry is just steps to the unit's parking space and close to the pool and neighborhood. Saint Asaph Square has been recently updated with newly redecorated lobbies and hallways as well as an outdoor pool and extra storage. Easy access to GW Parkway, water taxis, King St. Metro, D.C., and Reagan National Airport. [St Asaph Square - $410,000]

Rarely available in Harbor Terrace.

607 Bashford Ln #1

Unique three bedrooms, two baths, two level condo with a very special layout. One bed and one bath on the main with the living area and the kitchen. The separate lower entrance that may allow for possible rental income leads to two bedrooms and a common bath. The two levels are connected by a spiral staircase that is the centerpiece of the unit. Many windows allow light throughout the unit. Updated kitchen. Easy access to all of the dining, convenience, and entertainment in Old Town. Near all major commuter routes to DC and Crystal City. One Light to DC by the GW parkway! Close to Amazon and Pentagon. [Harbor Terrace - $444,900]

Amazingly, grand historic semi-detached row home in the heart of Old Town Alexandria full of modern touches.

419 N Columbus St

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]

Price reduced 100K!*Open House Sunday from 1-3 pm* Beautiful 1830's Federal Style End Unit Townhouse in the heart of Old Town Alexandria has all you could wish for in a 200 year old house without any of the traditional worries.

1009 Cameron St

The lot is oversized, perfectly located and serves as the perfect foundation for the newly expanded and renovated 2,250 square foot home. The refurbished original hardwood flooring and crown molding run throughout the entire property and built in bookcases and exposed brick walls are the other key features of this home that make is so warm and inviting. The two spacious bedrooms boast their own full bathrooms and walk in closets. Unique to other comparable homes; it offers a half bath on the main level and laundry in a clean, welcoming basement with 7 1/2 ft. ceilings. The family room is decorated with a 17th century mantel framing a wood burning fireplace. Each of the three levels has a rear deck overlooking the double lot backyard. Park your car and enjoy your new Old Town lifestyle since King Street is only one block away and explore the many restaurants, bars, and quaint shops. [Old Town Historic - $1,195,000]

This gracious home, officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register, represents an exceptionally rare opportunity to enjoy the grandeur of Old Town living with all the conveniences of the 21st Century.

702 Prince St

This beautifully restored, elegant one level condominium lives like a luxurious home nestled in mature plantings with its private entrance through your own garden patio. Fall in love with the 12' ceilings, wide hallways and doors, exquisite moldings and architectural details throughout. Treasure the gleaming hardwood floors, built-in cabinetry and bookcases, and full height windows, with abundant natural sunlight, and elegantly appointed rooms. Spacious double parlor is perfect for entertaining in an impressive, must-see residence. 2 Master suites, both with garden views, have abundant closets & storage and each en-suite bathroom has Carrara marble floors and countertops. Remodeled kitchen and baths feature high-end cabinets and appliances. New top-of-the line HVAC installed this year along with new washer/dryer. An additional, substantially sized storage unit on the lower level conveys along with highly coveted, designated off-street parking space.~ Chandelier in largest bedroom does Not convey. Park your car and sport your walking shoes. This preeminent property is steps away from an abundance of restaurants and shopping with banks, pharmacies, salons, fitness facilities, farmers market, churches, post office and even the library all within a 3 block radius. 1 block from free King Street trolley, 7 blocks to Potomac River, 10 blocks to King Street Metro, and only a brief drive to Del Ray, National Airport and Amazon HQ2. If you are looking for the ultimate pied-a-terre or a one-of-a-kind condo, this is it. Swann-Daingerfield has a storied provenance. Built as a private residence in 1802, it was converted into a private school for girls in 1899 by St. Mary's Catholic Church. In the early 1940~s Alexandria Hospital began using the property to house nursing school students. It was converted back into 12 private residences in the late 1970~s.~ See brochure insert for details. [Swann Daingerfield - $1,249,000]

 

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