Celebrate Christmas At Mount Vernon

Holiday programs and tours fill each day with delight at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Visitors of all ages can tour the Mansion, watch 18th-century demonstrations and hear stories of Christmases past from costumed characters. Meet Aladdin the camel and commemorate your holiday visit with a photo at the selfie station as you start a new tradition of visiting Mount Vernon during the Christmas season.

Christmas of past meets Christmas of present at George Washington’s estate. Just as the Washingtons celebrated the holiday with family and friends, visitors can start a new tradition of visiting Mount Vernon this holiday season.

Hear from costumed friends and family of the Washingtons tell charming stories of Christmas traditions of the past every day at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Mount Vernon is open every day of the year, including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Throughout the season, Mount Vernon hosts events for the entire family.

Properties in Mount Vernon

Exquisite colonial nestled on quiet corner lot in the Grist Mill Woods Community. Built as the model home, this central home of the community boasts soaring ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, recessed lighting and a dream kitchen with new stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Enjoy entertaining in the family room or extend the entertaining outside to the huge wrap around deck to enjoy the peaceful community. Upstairs your master oasis awaits with trey ceilings, an oversized sitting room and luxurious bath. Huge finished basement with large rec room, two additional bedrooms and full bath - room for the whole family! Additional updates include new roof, AC unit, fence, carpet and paint. Ample parking in the spacious 3 car garage. Excellent location just off of route 1 with easy access to the Fairfax County Parkway, GW Parkway, Fort Belvoir and I95. [8913 Grist Mill Woods Ct, Alexandria, VA]

Incredible new price! Truly stunning property! Almost 5,000 luxuriously finished square feet built in 2011 by Brookfield Homes. This ~Waverly Model~ contains virtually every modern amenity and is loaded with custom upgrades. Special features include: 4 finished levels, spectacular open floor plan, high ceilings, custom Chef~s kitchen, upgraded trim details, hardwood floors, 6 Bedrooms with huge master suite, finished lower level with bedroom, full bath, fireplace, bar and walk out stairs. No expense was spared on exterior hardscaping with custom deck & stone patio with fireplace as well as children~s playground. Combination of size, custom features and prime location impossible to duplicate for under $1 Million. One of a kind opportunity! [4116 Ferry Landing Rd, Alexandria, VA]

Come see this charming renovated home near Mount Vernon featuring 4 bedrooms (all on the upper level) and 2.5 baths (including a master bath) on almost a 1/2 acre corner lot on a cul-de-sac. The spacious main level features a newer kitchen with eat-in/conversational area centered between the dining and family rooms. Both the main and lower levels provide additional access to seating areas around the house overlooking your choice of a spacious yard, cozy fire pit, or covered entertaining area/carport. The upper level contains all four bedrooms to provide a tranquil space separate from the rest of the house. Relax knowing this house has a newer roof, windows, kitchen, baths, and lighting along with refinished floors and beautiful landscaping. This is a 'must see' home. [4401 Blyth Pl, Alexandria, VA]

AGENTS!! Do your clients a huge favor and make sure to put this gorgeous home on the list to be shown. The seller's have approved a huge price adjustment and what better place for your clients to spend their holidays than in this beautiful 4 BEDROOM - 4.5 BATH home with over 5400 sq. ft. of finished area. They'll be asking for a pen and a contract! It also boasts a 3 car garage, it's freshly painted with gorgeous wood floors, it has a large open floor plan on a grand scale, over sized water heater, cozy sitting room with fireplace off of large master bedroom, 3 more bedrooms on upper floor, library/music room, formal dining and living room, great family room with fireplace, large updated bath in basement, new granite counter tops in super-sized kitchen.... whew... the list goes on and on. It also has a huge additional storage area (approx 800 sq. ft.) in basement. It's a short walk to Mt. Vernon High School, a short ride to GW Parkway, Mt. Vernon Historic Plantation, shopping, public and private schools for all levels, houses or worship, and so much more! At a spectacular price... it's just waiting for it's new owners to enjoy. Please schedule online, be courteous of the floors and lock up when you leave. Happy Thanksgiving! [8643 Woodward Ave, Alexandria, VA]

One of Yacht Haven Estates most admired properties is now available! Absolutely gorgeous home and grounds widely regarded as one of the community's most meticulously maintained properties! Features include: gorgeous hardwood floors, thermal replacement windows, heat, hot water, fireplace, and cooking are all natural gas. Recently installed vinyl siding and exterior doors including garage door. Custom 2 tier deck with access from Master Bedroom and main level lead to brick patio overlooking magnificent large rear grounds. Gigantic rear yard with shed is a gardeners dream. Short walk to Mt. Vernon Yacht Club and Potomac River. Rare opportunity to find such a meticulously maintained turn key home! [4329 Tarpon Ln, Alexandria, VA]

Spacious updated home on absolutely gorgeous .80 acre grounds. Open floor plan and large windows capitalize on surrounding natural beauty and privacy provided by its magnificent setting. The home has been substantially updated and special features include: large room sizes, replacement thermal windows, hardwood floors, elegant trim detail, upgraded master suite, and kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless appliances, and gas cooking. True oversize 2 car garage. Custom brick & stone patios/walk ways to enhance the beautiful private natural setting. Amazing home and grounds locate at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac for exceptionally attractive price! [9335 Brambly Ln, Alexandria, VA]

Come visit our open house this Sunday from 1-4PM! It's finally here! A fabulous updated home on spacious .60 acre lot in prime Mt. Vernon location for under $600,000! Spacious home with large room sizes, open floor plan, centered on large great room with soaring cathedral ceiling and large glass walls that bring a light and airy feel throughout the home! Numerous features include: updated kitchen and baths, private master suite, thermal windows, tankless hot water heater, covered parking, extra storage areas, and spectacular fenced rear grounds. Super home, grounds and location for remarkably reasonable price! [9227 Allwood Dr, Alexandria, VA]

Gorgeous, 3-story craftsman home! Over 5400 square feet above ground. Open-style main floor. 6 BRs and 5.5 baths. 2 master suites--main and 2nd level. Spa-like MBR bath. Gourmet kitchen w/large island with seating. Granite counter tops in kitchen and baths. Gas fireplace. Recessed lighting. 3rd floor w/ BR, bath, multi-use great room, and storage. 2nd floor laundry room. 2-car garage. 22'x16' deck with patio. 3 HVAC zones. On demand gas hot water. Every room wired for audio and video. 15,500 sq ft corner lot--fully landscaped. Efficient energy-saving doors and windows. Walk to schools~Riverside Elem, Mount Vernon HS, and Brentwood Academy. Close to Mount Vernon Estate, Fort Belvoir, and easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Must see today! [8271 Media St, Alexandria, VA]

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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.