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

Motivated seller! Great house for entertaining! Also offers opportunity for lower level in-law suite or rental with private entrance. Bright and spacious 3-level home in highly desirable Yacht Haven Estates, just steps to the Potomac River and Mount Vernon Yacht Club (*membership required) with boat slips and a 25-yard swimming pool. Completely refreshed inside and out. Prominently positioned on a huge manicured .61 acre lot graced with mature stately trees offering plenty of shade. Huge wrap around concrete patio allows for unlimited entertainment opportunities for large social gatherings, for you to enjoy a quiet and relaxing evening with family by a fire, or for an addition. The home features 3,249 Sq. Ft. with 4 bedrooms/3 full baths, 2 wood burning fireplaces, gleaming hardwoods, large living room and dining room each with French doors allowing tons of natural light, expansive family room with lots of windows and new stone tile flooring, spacious laundry room, extra lower level finished for movie room, exercise room or kid~s playroom. This is the right home in the right community for the right family/individual at the right price. There is nothing that needs to be done to this home but for you to move in and start experiencing an attractive lifestyle in a very nice community. There are simply too many things to list that this house has been updated with. Come see a home that you can enjoy for many years to come! [9420 Forest Haven Dr, Alexandria, VA]

Amazing home in the heart of Mount Vernon. All brick custom built home with over 7700 square feet of living space. Enter into the soaring two story foyer with living room with fireplace on one side and large dining room for entertaining on the other. Main level also includes huge family room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen with large island, eat-in kitchen area with access to custom deck, Mount Vernon Estate themed office with french doors. Second half bath off laundry room, as well as back set of stairs to upper and lower level. Upper level with 5 huge bedrooms, including primary suite with gas fireplace, walk-in closet and spa-like bathroom with shower and separate tub, as well as double vanities. Second bedroom also includes en suite full bath and two walk-in closets. New carpet in most of upper level. Lower level with high ceilings, has wonderful space for entertaining to include game room, recreation room with 4th fireplace and walk-out to patio. Lower level also includes 6th light filled bedroom and full bath. Tons of storage in this home. Beautifully landscaped lot on quiet cul-de-sac with oversized two-car garage. [3601 Surrey Dr, Alexandria, VA]

HORTON BUILT BALMORAL MODEL WITH 3 CAR GARAGE EXTENSION ON WOODED 1/2 ACRE CUL DE SAC LOT--LARGE OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH 5500 SQ FT FINISHED--9 FT CEILINGS PLUS 19FT CEILINGS IN FAMILY ROOM AND FOYER WITH LARGE PALLADIAN WINDOWS--CUSTOM WOODWORKING AND HARDWOOD FLOORS--COUNTRY KITCHEN WITH CERAMIC TILE FLOOR,GRANITE COUNTERS AND TILE BACK SPLASH, SS APPLIANCES,CHERRY CABINETS AND MUCH STORAGE--UPPER LEVEL HAS MASTER BEDROOM SUITE WITH SITTING ROOM, 3 ADDITIONAL WITH BATHS AND A LOFT AREA OVER LOOKING 19FT FAMILY ROOM--LOWER LEVEL HAS A LARGE MEDIA ROOM,OFFICE AND GYM AREA [8900 Grist Mill Woods Ct, Alexandria, VA]

Magnificent stately Colonial with over 6,200 finished square feet. House is located on a 0.49 acre corner lot in esteemed 'Wycliffe on the Potomac' community. Turn - key home with generously-sized rooms with an elegant open-floor plan ~ to include a handsome, paneled library, sunroom, luxurious master bedroom suite, cedar closet, huge storage closet ~ as well as ideal spaces for home office(s) and home-schooling, and huge, fenced-in side yard for homeschool recess, activities, and pets. 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, renovated commercial kitchen (over $150,000 invested) with chef-grade appliances, porcelain floor, center island, expansive breakfast room, separate wine bar with ice-maker and beverage refrigerator, professionally landscaped yard ~ lush lawn with up-lighting on trees and the house, in-ground sprinkler system, and large brick patio with outdoor fireplace great for outdoor COVID-style entertaining! Pristine perfection! Owners have spent over $225K in recent improvements which include New Andersen windows and doors, replaced HVAC units, cedar shake roof conditioned and treated, painted inside and out, Hardwood floors added and refinished, all carpet replaced, driveway re surfaced with pavers and lights added, custom plantation shutters added, exterior uplighting installed in front and side yard and so much more. [3812 Washington Woods Dr, Alexandria, VA]

Beautiful Col TH w/ 2 car garage in excellent location, just 3 miles from Ft Belvoir / I-95. Route171 bus stop to METRO at end of lane.Magnificent hardwood floors throughout Liv Room, Diningroom and Kitchen and Upstairs. Spacious Kitchen with pantry and sunny breakfast area that opens to large Deck with view of woods and comm. Walkout basement with patio and fence. Luxury Master Suite. Fresh paint, roof 2019, new HVAC compressor. This home was modified from builder plans and even the builder loved it. CHECK OUT THIS HOME - BETTER THAN NEW. [8560 Wyngate Manor Ct, Alexandria, VA]

WELCOME HOME TO 3810 COLONIAL AVENUE! Super spacious Mount Vernon COLONIAL-STYLE HOME on very desirable street with 3-Finished Levels of 4,385 interior square feet, -- including 6 BEDROOMS, 4 FULL BATHS, 3 Gas Fireplaces, and 2-Car Side-Loading Garage! Features 2-Story Entrance Foyer, high-ceilings, with exceptionally generous room sizes throughout. Main Level features spacious COUNTRY KITCHEN with breakfast area, adjoining family room, MAIN LEVEL BEDROOM, hardwood floors and tall windows. 2 SUN ROOMS/SCREENED-PORCHES with one off kitchen, and second one on lower level with hot-tub and WALK-OUT to rear yard backing to open field. LUXURY MASTER BEDROOM SUITE with vaulted-ceilings, features SITTING ROOM and 2-sided Gas Fireplace, -- PLUS SPA-LIKE Master Bath! Finished Lower Level with WALK-OUT features super spacious RECREATION ROOM, plus Bedroom and Full bath ideal for IN-LAW or AU-PAIR SUITE! Move-In-Condition for today's value conscious buyer, -- including beautifully updated kitchen with granite counter-tops, subway tile back-splash, stainless steel appliances, refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted throughout, and brand-new $28,000 architectural-style roof in 2020! Home also features security and in-ground sprinkler systems. DISCLAIMER: All Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed, with room sizes approximate. [3810 Colonial Ave, Alexandria, VA]

Amazing 3 level Colonial in the heart of Mt. Vernon, located on one of George Washington's original farms . 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3-car garage with ample storage. Huge back yard, entertainment deck, and private downstairs mother in-law suite. Hardwood floors throughout the main level, plus private office, dining, entertainment room & sitting room. Four bedrooms and 2 bath's are upstairs, plus a fully private in law suite with full kitchen & private bath in the lower level. Downstairs also can dual as media room, extra office, and exercise room depending on needs. Two zoned HVAC system installed. Open kitchen concept with island with Stainless Steel appliances. Home shows beautifully, and meticulously maintained. Home has been virtually staged to show multiple furniture options, and check out both virtual tours in the listing. Minutes to the gates of Mt Vernon Estate, The George Washington Gristmill & Distillery, Route 1, Ft Belvoir and I-95. Opportunity to purchase or 2 year+ lease available options. [3713 Washington Woods Dr, Alexandria, VA]

Welcome to this large beautiful 2 story split situated on an expansive, flat, .34 acre lot with a fenced backyard, and 1 car side entry garage. A major renovation in 2015 to include: new roof, kitchen opened up to living and dining rooms with granite counters and center isle, SS appliances, cherry cabinets and oak floors to match the rest of the refinished hardwoods, painted interior with crown molding, 6 panel doors throughout. A/C replaced in 2019. Large 19x12 deck off the dining area, also installed in 2015. 2 wood burning FPLs inspected and improved as necessary. All 3 baths remodeled as well. This is a tremendous buy and ideally situated in Mt. Vernon. 5 minutes to Ft. Belvoir (S), 17-18 minutes to South Alexandria (N), 27 minutes to National Airport (N) and 28-30 minutes to the Pentagon (N). [4207 Robertson Blvd, Alexandria, VA]

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