What Are The Pros Of Governors Grove?

Governor’s Grove is a townhouse subdivision located in Fairfax County just outside the Capital Beltway near the intersection of Telegraph Road and Franconia Road. Governor’s Grove is located near Old Town and contains 157 upscale homes built in 1999 and 2000.

The homes have brick fronts, two-car garages, and range from 2,636 to 3,422 square feet. Homes come in five models: Keats, Fenwicke, Austen, Cheswick, and Eliot. They’re situated along Governor’s Crest Court, Governor’s Pond Circle and Grovehurst Place.

Governors Grove is located just a few minutes from popular Old Town Alexandria where you’ll find unique shops and restaurants. The Hoffman Town Center also just a few minutes away offers a 22-screen AMC Movie Theater, Montana Grill, Coldstone Creamery, and Galae Thai. Governors Grove is situated near several metro stations, King Street, Huntington, and Van Dorn being the closest.

Children living in Governors Grove will attend Clermont Elementary, Twain Middle, and Edison High Schools.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

Welcome to 217 South Fairfax, one of Old Town's most outstanding and desirable properties.

217 S Fairfax St

The Sanford Dempsey House is an in-town historic estate that offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 9,000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1/2 bathrooms, and impressive rooms for entertaining and comfortable living. A double garage and expansive driveway offer private off-street parking for 5 cars - right in the heart of Old Town's historic district. The property boasts a subterranean theater/media room, large chefs kitchen and catering pantries, a guest suite with its own kitchen, bath and living rooms, and an historic smoke house recently converted into a SMART office. Extensive handcrafted moldings, original wide-plank hardwood flooring, and six fireplaces with hand-carved limestone mantles set this home apart. The property has been upgraded to modern technical standards with cat 5/cat 6 cabling, cameras and Mobotix panels throughout the house for one-touch controls for Savant and smart home automation. Located only 2 blocks from King Street and the waterfront, the house sits in a prime location and on a spacious double lot. The quarter acre lot is graced by lush lawns and manicured specimen gardens, including a trellised wisteria which surrounds a lovely outdoor patio. 217 South Fairfax -- Old Town's finest address. [Old Town Alexandria - $5,200,000]

Turn of the century brick townhome in the heart of Old Town.

300 Queen St

One of Old Towns finest gems! Light, bright home with lots of natural light and windows; one of the many benefits of an end townhome. Enjoy all the charm of a historic home with all the modern amenities. The main level boosts an elegant double parlor with a fireplace. The spacious dining room is inviting and perfect for entertaining and everyday use. The kitchen has been renovated with granite counter tops, attractive cabinetry, generous counter space and stainless steel appliances. A private brick, walled patio is conveniently located off the kitchen for grilling and outdoor living. The upper level has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Beautifully refinished hardwood floors throughout the home. Lower level has a full bathroom, finished laundry and storage area. Large unfinished space for storage, hobbies and potential to be finished. Located in the coveted block of Queen & Fairfax in the north east quadrant and walking distance to all your favorite restaurants in Old Town Alexandria. Just go and show! [Old Town Alexandria - $1,395,000]

Right in the heart of Old Town, you can enjoy this updated row home with two bedrooms and one full bath.

1019 Duke St

Ample off-street parking and patio off the kitchen. Boiler only 8 years old, and front windows are soundproofed. Easy commute to many workplaces from the address: It's less than 5 minutes to the Beltway and GW Parkway. It makes a difference if you have to go through a bunch of stoplights to get to a major route. Walking distance to the King Street metro. The next-door neighbor works for GSA and takes an express bus. [Old Town Alexandria - $639,000]

Amongst the cobblestone, lantern-lit streets of Alexandria, this historic home offers four floors - over two thousand square feet - of spacious, sun-drenched living space.

305 N Washington St

Masterfully restored to preserve the iconic architecture and design of the Federal Period, while upgraded by many luxurious and modern conveniences. Located in the heart of Old Town, just two blocks from King Street and many of the city's main attractions, including acclaimed Alexandrian restaurants, necessities such as Trader Joe's and Harris Teeter, and fantastic shopping options. 305 North Washington offers nearby access to the GW Parkway and is only a short distance to DC and Reagan National Airport. A shimmering glass and crystal chandelier, suspended from the towering living room ceiling, greets you at the home's entrance. The wood-burning fireplace and ornate mantle, chair and crown molding, and refinished hardwood floors add warmth and charm while embellished woodworking and historic hardware preserve the character of this historic Federal style home. The adjoining dining room, with a second fireplace and built-in shelving, leads to the kitchen. This space is perfectly coordinated by stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry and checkerboard flooring. Both the dining room and kitchen lead to an open air English courtyard where a brick walkway wraps around the rear of the home and is lined with beautiful rose bushes.On the second floor, a den with floor-to-ceiling built-in shelving and a third fireplace offer the possibility for a library or office. An adjoining bedroom overlooks the garden and completes this level. Find the spacious master suite, with a walk-in closet, and an en suite bath with a glass enclosed shower and dual vanities, on the third level. The laundry area is conveniently located on this floor. The most upper level is home to a private, third bedroom, made bright by a wall of windows. A full bath with a lavish claw foot tub, perfectly deep for soaking away the day, is also on this floor. New windows in the living room and master suite provide a sound buffer and energy efficiency. An unfinished basement offers plenty of space for storage. [Old Town Alexandria - $1,024,000]

MOTIVATED SELLER! Priced $267,000 BELOW Tax Assessed Value! Move-in ready in the heart of Old Town! This fabulous 1790 historic semi-detached home is one of the widest in Old Town and sits on a huge double lot.

413 S Washington St

Alexandria City residential use is already approved! Can be used as residential or commercial! Office downstairs and live upstairs?? Kitchen and bathrooms have been completely remodeled, but original wide-plank hardwoods keep the charm! No headaches in this historic home, metal roof installed in 2015, HVAC new in 2016, and Water heater in 2018, doors and windows have been replaced. Endless entertaining options on an AWESOME back patio and backyard. Walk to Lyles Crouch Elementary. Walk to all the amazing restaurants and shops Old Town has to offer! Easy street parking!! [Old Town Alexandria - $799,000]

Fabulous opportunity to own a historic gem in Old Town! Located on a beautiful block in the SE quadrant and a short stroll to shops, restaurants, parks, the river, public transportation and the Mt.

214 Wolfe St

Vernon Trail. This chicly renovated home has four upper level bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half baths, hardwood floors throughout, 4 fireplaces, abundant natural light, vaulted ceiling in the kitchen, exceptionally large living room and versatile living spaces. The outdoor space, accessed via a Dutch door in the kitchen or French doors in the dining room, is private and perfect for relaxation or entertaining. A delightful brick shed is tucked in the back for storage and a gate leads to an ally for easy access. This home is a charmer in a special location not to be missed! [Old Town Alexandria - $1,249,000]

New Price (11/19)! Welcome to this gorgeous, renovated from head to toe, end unit town home in the heart of Old Town Alexandria! You cannot miss coming to check out one of the most expansive, and private, rooftop decks in the city.

108 N Payne St

There has not been a surface untouched or detail missed in this over 3000 sq. ft., five bedroom, four and a half bathroom home. Every bedroom is connected through a private entrance to a full bathroom. The top of the line kitchen includes Jenn Air and premium KitchenAid appliances, double wall oven where the top oven doubles as both a convection oven and microwave, cook top is induction, commercial grade refrigerator, cabinets are solid wood construction, and the counters are high end, natural stone, quartzite. There is also a walk in pantry, separate wine refrigerator, dishwasher, and added wine storage. Your kitchen leads to a beautifully landscaped back yard and patio. At least two off street parking spaces makes coming home, or hosting guests, a breeze. Only a block from King Street, four blocks to the King Street metro, six blocks from the GW Parkway, and less than four miles to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport make commuting in any direction an ease. And do not forget you can enjoy the boutiques and dining around Old Town in mere moments from leaving your front door. Other features include: separate laundry room on the bedroom level with folding table, LED energy efficient recessed lighting, all new double hung windows, new rubber roof, new 200 amp circuit electric panel, wall to wall refinished hardwood flooring on every level, underground wiring prepared for Fios high-speed internet, alarm system wiring in place, and coax and ethernet wiring. [Old Town Alexandria - $1,745,000]

Fantastic top to bottom high-end renovation of a very special detached home in the historic SE quadrant of Old Town.

412 Wolfe St

All new everything in 2017. Top notch finishes with lots of attention to detail. Five fireplaces (four gas). Five bedrooms and designed to add another on the top floor, if needed, for a total of six bedrooms. Off street parking for two (with potential for more). Dual zone HVAC. Miele Appliances. Master Suite w Walk-in Closet, Master Bath w Fireplace, Double Vanities, Soaking Tub and Separate Shower. Bedroom level laundry. Charleston-style upper porch. Lower level has separate entrance, legal bedroom, fireplace and full bath. Lots of storage space.Electric car charger. Spacious Garden area that is plumbed for future outdoor kitchen and fire pit. Sprinkler system. A few blocks to the waterfront and King St. The list goes on and on... Agent/ owner. [Old Town Alexandria - $2,695,000]

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.