Learn More About The History Of The Alexandria Union Station

The Alexandria Union Station is a historic railroad station located on Callahan Drive in Old Town Alexandria. The station was opened in 1905 and is directly adjacent to the King Street Metro Station and faces the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The station, which was designed in a Colonial Revival Style Architecture still remains a historic feature in Alexandria. The story station features two building, a passenger depot and a baggage building. In 1942 a stone and concrete Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial was erected on the lawn in front of the station. The station is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The Alexandria Union Station which is managed by the City of Alexandria serves both Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and Amtrak trains.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

718 S Washington St #104

Charming Old Town Condo. 1 bed 1 bath open floor plan with great natural light, hardwood floors throughout and space for an in home office area. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, white cabinets and tasteful granite counter tops. Bedroom comfortably fits a queen bed and has a deep closet. Ideal location in South Old Town next to Balducci's grocery, Southside 815, District Taco and only 6 blocks to King Street shops, 6 blocks to the river & the Mt Vernon Bike Trail. [Bearings North - $259,999]

601 N Fairfax St #513

Luxury and location. Elegance abounds in the 3 bedroom, plus office and 3.5 bath penthouse at the Oronoco! This open floor plan with over 3000 Sq Ft of comfortable living space, PLUS an extra large terrace with river views! Completely new and replaced cabinets through-out. Extra beverage refrigerator. New Quartz counter-tops through-out. Automatic shades through-out with black out shades in bedrooms. Home sound and electronic Starr-Savant system, that also includes the window shades. 5 TV's, custom built-ins, and gas fireplace. The office has Walmer Library cabinets, Balconies off the master bedroom.The master bedroom has a large master closet with more custom built-ins. The upgraded ventilation system has a ARS 2nd air handler and ductwork, and an operable bedroom windows replacement. Extra lighting on the 1000 ft terrace for the perfect entertaining with views of the river! Parking spaces: P50, P51, P11. Storage: S7. [The Oronoco - $3,499,500]

529 N Alfred St

Charming, 2br/2.5ba, Victorian townhouse in Parker Gray only blocks to Metro, Waterfront, King St restaurants/boutiques & Harris Teeter/Trader Joe's. Light filled open, yet formal, floor plan offers large living room with gas fireplace, separate dining room and open kitchen (granite and ss appliances) with breakfast bar and quaint sitting area. Sliding glass doors lead to fenced patio allowing for great entertaining flow from kitchen area to outside. En-suite bedroom with marble shower and vanity and walk in closet with Elfa shelf system. Master bedroom with two sets of closets and master bath with dual marble vanity and subway tile. Double pane wood windows throughout. Double pane sliding glass door and insulated front door. Other features include: 200 amp electrical panel, high ceilings, built in ceiling and outdoor speakers, dual Nest thermostats and Nest doorbell, newer stacked front loading washer/dryer, recessed lights and gorgeous wood floors throughout (original pine floors upstairs). Don't miss this one! [Parker Gray - $779,900]

108 N Payne St

Outdoor paradise in the heart of Old Town Alexandria! This deluxe 5 bed, 4 full and 1 half bath home boasts new updates and renovations throughout. Enter the main-level open-concept floor plan that spans the length of the home and maintains it's warmth with dark hardwood floors, high ceilings, crown-molding, and an abundance of natural light. The chef's kitchen is built for entertaining and will satiate your decorative palette, featuring Quartzite counters, high-end stainless steel appliances, a walk-in pantry, wine fridge, and a plethora of cabinet storage space. The kitchen opens out to the delightful back patio and yard. The second level of this home features one of two possible master bedrooms, a walk-in laundry closet and two bedrooms connected by a Jack & Jill bathroom. The third floor is home to the second possible master suite which opens onto a massive roof-top deck! [Old Town Alexandria - $1,599,000]

501 Slaters Ln #710

Come and see a fully updated 2 bedroom 2 bath unit in Marina Towers. Marina Towers is an elegant condo building on the water in North Old Town. On a cul-de-sac it is private and adjacent to national park where eagles, osprey, egrets and all types of birds and wildlife hang out. Your personal key takes you out the private gate to the Mt Vernon Bike/Jg/Walk Trail, where you can easily ride into DC, Crystal City or down to King St. If you work in DC the express bus stops at the corner. Or, the metro is not far away. We are just minutes from all major employers, military bases, and the Amazon HQ offices. There's plenty of parking, a car wash area, and our own private dog park. And best of all there is a convenience store that sells pretty much everything and which does dry cleaning, fold and fluff laundry, and shoe repair. Onsite maintenance and management keeps this building running like clockwork and our daily and ongoing custodians keep it sparkling clean. The party room is fantastic and has a large TV, full kitchen, bar, and is perfect for meetings, parties, or watching the big game. Don/t miss this opportunity. [Marina Towers - $494,900]

601 N Fairfax St #605

Experience true luxury and style, just steps from the water at this Oronoco penthouse in Old Town. The modernist two-bedroom, two full and one half-bath flat offers 2,427 square feet of airy living space, with a bonus den, massive windows, spacious private terrace and sweeping views of the Potomac River. This is Alexandria's premiere landmark residence from EYA and architect Shalom Baranes. The glossy white-on-white open kitchen with extended quartz counters and Wolf and SubZero appliances is not only a place to prepare culinary delights, but an inviting social setting as well. Two parking spaces and storage convey. Community amenities include 24/7 front desk, concierge & porter, security, heated pool, private clubhouse with kitchen, playroom, fitness & yoga, dog washing station and more. Old Town is right at your doorstep, from the river and walking trails to the King Street trolley and unforgettable dining experiences. Welcome home. [The Oronoco - $2,399,000]

711 S Lee St

Rare detached house in heart of Old Town! Large lot is 2,000 square feet. The house sits on one of the prettiest blocks in the the south east quadrant just a block to Windmill Park, the Potomac River and the dog park. Enter the home by way of a separate foyer with adjacent clothes closet. Kitchen has plentiful cabinet storage and high ceilings. Bright, large living/family room opens to back yard. Upstairs, both bedrooms are large and sun-filled with multiple windows. Closet space is excellent and the master has 2 closets, one very large walk-in that could easily be converted to another full bath. Many Updates have been done in recent years (2011 to 2019) including kitchen remodel, new HVAC, new washer/dryer/new dishwasher/new water heater, adding brick patio, bath updates, siding and insulation on front of house, brick patio and more. [Old Town Alexandria - $875,000]

601 N Fairfax St #304

Light, bright 2 bedroom and 2.5 bath with floor-to-ceiling windows and balcony. Special to #304, is that there is no shared wall with any other apartment. Gourmet kitchen with new Crystal Cabinets, Cambria countertops, gas cooktop and generous kitchen island. Open-floor plan to living and dining area. Wet bar with extra beverage refrigerator and elegant fireplace. Eco-Nize custom closets, spacious laundry room and and guest bedroom. All windows have been tinted and window shades installed, as well!. Starr Systems whole house audio and visual system , that controls music, TV, DVR, Lights and HVAC. 2 Garage Parking, #149 & #150 Onsite storage S-#56,Fitness center and out door heated pool. Concierge and porter, 24-hour security, bike storage, and dog wash station. On the banks of the Potomac River in Old Town Alexandria, one-level condominium living just a few blocks from historic King Street and local restaurants, retailers, and entertainment venues. Oronoco Bay Park steps away, as well as the walking/bike trail! [Old Town Alexandria - $1,450,000]

601 N Fairfax St #404

Elegant 2 bedroom and 2.5 bath with floor-to-ceiling windows, custom designer paint, balcony with a screen door, views that look over manicured courtyard, gas connected grill for summer fun! All cabinets replaced with formaldehyde free Crystal Cabinets. Countertops replaced with Cambria countertops. Gourmet kitchen gas cooktop, paneled Sub Zero, and generous kitchen island. Open-floor plan to living and dining area and wonderful fireplace, Extra office area with custom built-ins and desk area. Master bedroom has closet and custom cabinetry galore! Custom closets, spacious laundry room with upgraded Maytag washer and dryer. Generous guest bedroom with walk in closet. Enhanced lighting to include bedrooms and foyer closet. Windows have been UV tinted and automated window shades installed, and blackout shades in Master Bedroom. Enhanced Audio-Visual Equipment to include 3 built-in TV's and speakers. 2 Garage Parking, #151 & #152. Onsite storage S-#28, Fitness center and outdoor heated pool. Concierge and porter, 24-hour security, bike storage, and dog wash station. On the banks of the Potomac River in Old Town Alexandria, one-level condominium living just a few blocks from historic King Street and local restaurants, retailers, and entertainment venues. Oronoco Bay Park steps away, as well as the walking/bike trail! [The Oronoco - $1,395,000]

302 N Saint Asaph St

Bright end-unit condominium townhouse in Brocketts Crossing. This south oriented home is sun-drenched and convenient to parking, DC, Reagan Airport, the many shops and restaurants of Old town Alexandria. Commuting to DC~is a breeze via the George Washington Parkway, Metro and buses. The ground floor is super charming with parquet floors, a wood burning fireplace, eat-in kitchen, and pretty living room accessing a quaint private walled garden with separate gated entrance! The second floor features two sunny bedrooms connected by a hallway with bathroom between, and pretty old Town views. [Brocketts Crossing - $560,000]

1 Wilkes St

BRING YOUR BOAT! BOAT SLIP CONVEYS! VACATION AT HOME overlooking the glorious Potomac River, walk to fine dining and pubs, or take your bike for a ride to Mt. Vernon - the bike path is right outside your front door! Beautifully renovated waterfront home in exclusive Harborside with streaming light on 3 sides! Stunning water views from every floor, three bedrooms and two and a half baths, a lovely brick patio for entertaining, and 2 car garage parking. Upgrades include a spectacular gourmet kitchen with subzero, wine refrigerator, warming drawer, and top of the line Miele appliances. Master bedroom with walk in closets and handsome furniture quality built-ins. Boat slip conveys! Dining room and Living room chandeliers do not convey. Appointment only with lister. 703.915.8845 [Harborside - $1,825,000]

419 N Columbus St

Amazingly, grand historic semi-detached row home in the heart of Old Town Alexandria full of modern touches. Home is currently LISTED BELOW RECENT APPRAISED VALUE. 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 monitoring. Sister semi detached home at 421 N. Columbus listed at $1,398,000 (VAAX238950) [Carriage Works - $1,325,000]

212 Gibbon St

SE Quadrant of Historic Old Town Alexandria - Steps from Windmill Hill Park overlooking the Potomac River including a dog park too. 1.3 mile walk to King ST Metro. Close to grocery store and a short stroll to restaurant row. Then there is this fantastic house. Brick entry courtyard leads to the spacious entry foyer. Living room with gas fireplace and dining room with chair rail & crown molding. Spacious and modern kitchen with some glass front cabinets, farm sink, gas cooking, granite counters and stainless appliances. Recessed lighting, table space and fireplace with River Walk Rock trim. Cute Family or Sunroom that leads to a bricked in rear patio. Can't wait till the warm weather comes again. A powder room completes the first level. Up the circular staircase to an open space at the top of the stairs, perfect for a reading room/office. Laundry closet plus a built in work space closet too. In the Master Bedroom with cathedral ceiling, fireplace and ceiling fan, Generous double sink master bath plus a walk-in closet too. Off the master bedroom is a small deck for your morning coffee. Second bedroom is spacious and affords yet another fireplace, ample closets and beamed ceiling. A second upper level bath is off the hall. Crawl Space was insulated in 2014. HVAC replaced in 2018. Main sewer lines replaced in 2018. New Microwave and Stove in 2019. If this description does not make you want to run and see this offering? Hurry Buy, It Will Not Last. [Old Town - $975,000]

920 N Alfred St

Step into the pages of a designer magazine. This immaculate 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath six year young end-unit GREEN town home looks like a model home. Sun-filled open main level with hardwoods- perfect for entertaining or cozy enough for two. Gourmet kitchen with Quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, custom marble backsplash, pantry, gracious breakfast bar & deck for grilling. Master retreat with spa bath & walk-in closet with organizers. Gracious secondary bedroom suites each with a full bath. Sunny private roof terrace ideal to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Work from home? Enjoy the sunny first floor office just steps from the welcoming foyer, ready to greet your clients. Oversized one car garage with storage so you'll never have to scramble for parking in Old Town again. All this and a great community as well that organizes social events for adults, children, and your pets. This is more than just a house - it is a HOME! Just steps from ...5 blocks to Metro...6 blocks to the Potomac River...2 blocks to the Charles Houston Rec Center...6 blocks to 3 daycare centers & 3 grocery stores [Old Town Commons - $949,500]

211 Prince St

Outstanding Federal house on Gentry Row, built circa 1784 by Captain John Harper. Once the home of Dr. Elijah Cullen Dick, who, along with Dr. Craik, attended George Washington on his deathbed. It was Dr. Elijah Dick who famously stopped the clock at Washington's death. The curved stone steps lead into the gracious entry hallway, which opens to the formal living room and dining rooms, separated by a gracious arch, each with wood burning fireplaces, and deeply articulated moldings. The dining room offers two china cabinets, each of which opens on hinges to reveal hidden storage. A full length glass door leads to the walled brick garden with whimsical fish pond. The eat in kitchen features Chinese red cabinets, custom ornamentation, stainless steel appliances and countertops, gas fireplace on raised hearth and French doors to the brick garden. Off the kitchen is a powder room, pantry, elevator and access to the "horse alley" leading to the street. On the second level, sunlight streams into the grand ballroom from the three windows across the front of the house, enhanced by a stately fireplace on the west wall. The library is paneled in original pine, while a discreet wet bar peaks out from behind folding doors on the way to the booklined passageway to the guest bedroom and bath above the kitchen. The third floor offers a sun drenched master bedroom with en suite bath and fireplace, as well as a third bedroom and hall bath. Down another passageway above the horse alley, there is a bright and sunny exercise/laundry room or playroom. The fourth floor opens to a fabulous bright and airy fourth bedroom, with arched faux stone feature, resembling a massive fireplace bracketing the bed in this room. There is a full bath on this level and steps leading to an attic for extra storage. There are four bedrooms and four and a half updated/renovated baths, elevator from the first floor to the second and third floor bedroom levels and heart pine floors throughout. The seven wood burning fireplaces are located in the living room, dining room, ballroom, library, master bedroom, second and third bedrooms. There is an additional gas fireplace in the kitchen, adding warmth and ambiance to the kitchen eat in area. There is a large basement accessed from the back of the stairs on the main level, with loads of storage and a wine cellar. The Dr. Dick house is an outstanding example of early Alexandria architecture, built to last for centuries and perhaps even more charming today than in the 1780's. [Old Town Alexandria - $2,579,000]

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Jodi has been trained in Data Entry, Operations Management and Administrative tasks. She also holds a Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance with a hope of pursuing a Masters in Banking and Finance. She is a senior writer for Nesbitt Realty and an expert on Alexandria Virginia. Outside of work, Jodi enjoys spending time with her son and her family.