Why Stratford On The Potomac?

Stratford on the Potomac is one of the many neighborhoods comprising the Fort Hunt area of Alexandria, in Fairfax County, VA. Surrounded by lush parklands and bordered on three sides by the Potomac River, this very appealing neighborhood offers home seekers a peaceful retreat while allowing for easy access to essential amenities and main highways to Alexandria, Fort Belvoir and beyond.

Stratford on the Potomac
Stratford on the Potomac

Stratford on the Potomac is relatively close to the Potomac River and several homes here have water views. Stratford on the Potomac is near Fort Hunt Park, a great place to walk the dog, or ride the bike paths, or enjoy a sample from the summer concert series.

The Fort Hunt area has an active community of youth athletics including basketball, baseball, football, lacrosse, and more. You can find information for many of the athletic teams at Fairfax County Sports Organization Directory. The Little League Baseball organization also has its own web site.

The neighborhood is served by Stratford Landing Elementary School, Carl Sandburg Middle School, and West Potomac High School.

Properties in Stratford On the Potomac

2505 Culpeper Rd

Welcome to this beautiful split-foyer home in sought after Stratford on the Potomac! This well-maintained home, in the Fort Hunt part of Alexandria, has a lot of indoor and outdoor storage space. The kitchen is updated and has white cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (including a double oven), a custom-made/removable kitchen island (currently in the sunroom), and a lovely view of the backyard and deck. The recently refinished hardwood floors (on the upper level) are a rich warm brown, and compliment the home's living space very nicely. There is a bright and cheerful sunroom on this level, which can be used as a sitting room, an office, or homeschool/virtual school space. There is a dining room which is open to the kitchen and a living room which is semi-open to the dining room. Located on this floor are 3 bedrooms, one of which can be used as an office. From this level you can exit onto the rear deck and fenced- in back yard featuring trees, a beautiful lawn and a tree swing. Underneath the deck is ample hidden storage space to hide lawn equipment. There is a french drain and also a brand new water main has been added from the street to the house- saving a homeowner from future headaches and hassle! There are two sump-pumps, one of which has been newly added. The lower level offers many great features, including a wood-burning, corner fireplace, built in bookshelves, carpeting, a laundry room (washer/dryer are negotiable), lots of storage, including a cedar closet, a double rack coat closet, storage room, office, a bedroom, and bath with a stall shower. Additionally there is a work room for the hobbyist, and a walk-up staircase to the back yard. The driveway is extra long and is wide along the side of the house. The downspouts have thoughtfully been re-done (to the storm drain). Culpeper is a quiet, tree-lined street and is walking distance to the elementary school. It is close to the Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, Ft. Myer, historic Mt. Vernon, the GW Parkway, trails, community parks, community dog parks, and bike paths. It is also extremely accessible to public transportation including the metro bus and Huntington Metro Station. It is also minutes from Historic Old Town and bustling Potomac Yard. This lovely home and great location has so much to offer! [Stratford On the Potomac - $724,900]

2512 Culpeper Rd

Welcome to this beautiful mid-century modern, split-level home in the highly sought after Stratford on the Potomac subdivision! The main level greets you with beautiful hardwood floors and an open concept living/dining/kitchen area, perfect for hosting and entertaining with ample amounts of natural light. The kitchen is loosely bound by an island composed of ornate, light wood cabinets, offering ample amounts of workspace, resting upon a tile floor. The main level bath boasts a tiled shower/tub. The master bedroom is also on the main level with en suite master bath and large walk-in closet. The fully finished basement has brand new carpet and opens to an office and mudroom, before entering the den with a wet bar. The basement is completed with two additional bedrooms and a full bath. This well-maintained home, in the lovely Fort Hunt area of Alexandria, has immense amounts of indoor and outdoor storage space and resides on a quiet, tree-lined street - walking distance to Stratford Landing Elementary. The house is conveniently located near the GW Parkway offering easy access to nearby military installations including the Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, Ft. Myer as well as amenities such as the small-town feel of the Hollin Hall shopping center, historic Mt. Vernon, trails, parks, and bike paths. [Stratford On the Potomac - $685,000]


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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.