Celebrate Irish Heritage At The 39th Annual Ballyshaners’ St Patrick’s Day Parade

The 39th Annual Ballyshaners’ St Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on March 7 2020 in Old Town Alexandria. This year’s Grand Marshal for the event is owner of Daniel O’Connell’s Irish Restaurant and Bar, John Brennan. Bellyshaners which means Old Town in the Irish language Gaelic was created as the City of Alexandria seeks to promote and preserve Irish heritage.

The event will officially kick off at the Grand Marshal Diner which will held on March 6 at The Alexandria. On Saturday March 7 the day will start at 10: am with the Fun Dog Show and the parade to follow at 12:30 pm. The Fun Dog Show will be held at the Market Square and will see dogs and friends of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria join in the march in the parade. All residents are invited to attend this event and show some love to the Irish heritage.

Properties in Old Town Alexandria

1116 Princess St

Bright, beautiful and bold! Enjoy this quintessential historic Old Town home with two bedrooms plus den and 1.5 baths. Renovated and expanded, this home exudes historic charm, yet has been updated to today's standard including a kitchen with stainless appliances, granite and cabinets galore, 2 bright bedrooms with ample closets, a nursery/den with skylight, a laundry room with full sized washer and dryer, nicely appointed bathrooms, a paver patio for outdoor entertaining, and a fenced yard. Experience the best of Old Town living - stroll to shops, restaurants and the Braddock Road metro. Easy access to the GW Parkway, Route 1 and Reagan Airport. Roof has been replaced! Hurry to get your slice of Old Town history in well maintained Federal style home. View virtual floorplan at https://mls.TruPlace.com/property/116/90868/ Open house Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27, 2-4PM. [Parker Gray Historic District - $679,000]

510 Hammonds Ct

Welcome to 510 Hammonds Court, a beautifully transformed 1850s historic property, now a modern home filled with thoughtful custom designs at every turn. Located in the heart of Old Town between two private alleys, this charming Carriage House is just steps away from the heart of King Street and its shops and restaurants. 3 bedrooms & 2 Full bathrooms on the upper level, plus a third full bathroom and built in Murphy bed/guest suite on the lower level. Lower level rec room also boasted an extensive wine bottle wall system and built-in beer tap with perlick system. Newly renovated gourmet kitchen includes a La Cornue stove, dining area with double sided fireplace and dual archways that lead into the light-filled living room. Hardwood floors throughout, high ceilings, custom draperies, and special detail. Numerous French doors create an indoor/outdoor living environment with the living room doors opening to a private bluestone patio featuring a tranquil water feature. ~2,400 square feet in total, garage parking and surface parking. A one of a kind home, a true treasure in Old Town with an unbeatable location. Be sure to visit the 3D Tour! [Old Town Alexandria - $1,745,000]

400 Madison St #1907

The fresh new price is offering lots of fresh air and open trails and spaces within steps. Tennis courts, a child's playground, 3 parks, Mt. Vernon train along the river invite you as the rooftop deck and spacious private balconies in the building, This is a remarkable 2 bedroom, 2 bath luxury 1212 sq ft condo off a private 45 ft balcony overlooking DC and the Potomac River. Grills are allowed. Sit in your most comfortable chair, sip a beverage of choice while you enjoy the river activity. All light-filled rooms have a floor to ceiling wall of sliding windows opening to your private balcony. Grills are allowed. The marble flooring in the foyer, kitchen, hall, and bath is a special welcoming delight with new low pile carpeting elsewhere. A wall of mirrors in the dining area contributes to the spacious feeling while enclosing a desk or storage area in this light-filled condo. Cabinets with recessed lighting, track lighting in the hall, and other updates provide a modern feel. A short 2 block walk to the river, Mt. Vernon bike trail, 3 parks, tennis courts, a gym, spa, grocery stores plus many fine restaurants enhance this viable community. It is also only 6 blocks to the vibrant King St. It is a commuter's location with 1 light to DC, 10 minutes to the airport or a short walk to the metro. The 25/7 front desk concierge receives all packages and is there to help you. Many amenities convey including a new roof pool, sundeck, all-purpose party, 2 meeting rooms and assigned storage and garage parking. An active vertical community where no one is a stranger. No covid cases in the building. All offers considered. [Alexandria House - $800,000]

1112 N Pitt St

Open House Sun 9/13 from 2-4pm. Rarely available spacious garage town home located perfectly in the heart of Old Town Alexandria within walking distance to Potomac waterfront and many shops and restaurants. Numerous updates include brand new Quartz counters, brand new Bosch dishwasher and new water heater(Dec 2019). Complete list of updates available upon request. The kitchen also features a built-in Sub-Zero refrigerator that has been fully serviced, built -in microwave, slide in gas range and double sinks. Breakfast room with built-in bookcases and a pantry closet. Hardwood floors throughout on all four levels and three wood burning fireplaces. The entry level family room features a unique corner wet-bar, third full bath, wood burning fireplace and French doors to the fully fenced rear yard with a deck, patio and storage shed. Beautiful main level Living room with another wood burning fireplace and French doors opening to Juliette balconies. Formal Dining room with chair rail and crown moldings. Very large master suite with a wood burning fireplace flanked by double closets. Second bedroom, 2 full bath and convenient laundry area are also on upper level 1. Upper level 2 includes the third bedroom, a full bath and large gabled storage room. Outstanding location just one light from DC and close to everything that Old Town Alexandria has to offer. Walk through video tour available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPWIWg0bd_oAlso please make sure to click video cam icon for a full floor plan tour with photos. [Canal Way - $1,175,000]

1006 Cameron St

Welcome to historically significant 1006 Cameron Street in the heart of charming Old Town, Alexandria. This stately detached Victorian is a prized jewel with a rich history of fascinating residents. A great many of the original features and fixtures remain intact and this home is anxiously awaiting new owners to personalize it and make it their own Architectural Digest worthy residence. Enter via the gorgeous exterior staircase and handsome front porch with original lighting and shutters. Once inside, take in the rich and historic beauty of an exquisite foyer, soaring ceilings, dramatic custom staircase, antique giltwood pier mirror with console, original hardwood flooring, floor to ceiling original windows, original and functioning pocket doors, original crafted moldings including stunning crown, door, and window trim. The first-floor highlights include a brand-new kitchen with white cabinetry, quartz countertops, stainless appliances, and a perfect flow. The grand dining room features include a working fireplace and a beautifully shaped space taking you back in time. The space connects via original sliding pocket doors to a stunning formal living room/parlor with a decorative fireplace embodying the definition of entertaining perfection. There is a Butler?s pantry off the dining room and a full bath on this level. Walk up the remarkable staircase, with a Juliet balcony to the bedroom level. Highlights of this level include a master bedroom, a full bath and three secondary bedrooms all with original hardwoods, window moldings, doors, and custom millwork. Surprise secret staircase from the rear bedroom takes you up to a magical speakeasy enjoyed during Prohibition. Enjoy a full wet bar with icemaker in an interesting loft space where you can socialize, relax, perhaps create spectacular home office spaces. You can truly feel the history seeping out of this home. On the lower level you will find laundry with brand new appliances, a half bath, tons of storage and access to the back yard. The rear yard, accessible from the kitchen as well as the lower level boasts a trellis with grape vines, a brick patio and a lovely place to enjoy the outdoors in the middle of the bustle of Old Town. This home comes with 5 parking spaces (2 convey with property, 3 by easement) and is 1 block from King Street. Enjoy city living in the most charming city in America with walkability to all shops and restaurants. What an amazing opportunity to customize a piece of Alexandria History. This home is zoned for both commercial and residential. [Old Town Alexandria - $1,595,000]

723 S Union St

SIGNIFICANT PRICE IMPROVEMENT! Take a moment to view our Video Virtual Tour and be introduced to the home you have dreamed of in historic Old Town Alexandria. This 3500+/- sqft. all brick townhouse has all the amenities of a detached house but requires less maintenance. An elevator provides easy access to all 4 levels of the home. Cooking is a joy thanks to the large gourmet eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters and suite of GE Monogram appliances, including a six burner gas range. The newly installed 9-foot Pella French Doors open to a walled bluestone terrace complete with new six burner Weber gas grill. This low maintenance space is perfect for easy al fresco dining and relaxation. 723 South Union Street was made for gracious entertaining and comfortable living. Host large dinner parties and holiday feasts in the elegant dining room and when not entertaining guests this home provides superb spaces to spread out at home. Snuggle with a good book or glass of wine in the living room or the second floor library. Each has a gas fireplace with a custom mantle, built-in cabinets and bookcases . Three large bedrooms AND a lower-level den all have en suite baths and spacious walk-in closets. The owners suite offers three custom closets, a bathroom with double vanities, luxurious soaking tub and a spacious walk-in shower. Beautiful hardwood floors, custom woodwork, designer molding throughout underscore the elegant style of this sought-after home in a perfect location. Alexandria's waterfront, parks, bike paths and walking trails are steps from the front door. Top-flight restaurants, shopping in historic OT, and the country's oldest farmers market are just a few blocks away. Easy commuting to downtown DC, Reagan National Airport and Amazon HQ2 National Landing. Parking is easy with a two-car garage and plenty of extra storage. This townhouse is in pristine move-in condition and ready for its next owner. [Backyard Boats - $1,885,000]

1312 Princess St

This is the one you have been waiting for! Nestled in the historic Parker Gray neighborhood of Old Town, modern luxury blends with historic charm in this single family, stand alone gem. Move in ready and picture perfect! As you enter, you’ll immediately fall in love with the warm, original heart of pine flooring, handcrafted woodwork, and dentil molding. An open and light-filled, fully remodeled kitchen (2019) featuring white shaker cabinets, white quartzite countertops, stainless steel appliances – KitchenAid dishwasher and refrigeration & Bosch range – and beautiful glass subway tile backsplash, opens to a back patio with deck perfect for grilling and entertaining. Just off the patio, you’ll find 2 off-street parking spots. Find 3 spacious bedrooms and full bath upstairs, including a large primary bedroom with built-in custom closets. The unfinished basement (rare in this area) provides tons of storage space. What truly makes this home special is the location – set in a neighborhood known for its friendly vibe, surrounded by amazing amenities and a true walker’s paradise. Just a hop and a skip to both King street and Del Ray with everything you need: shopping, restaurants, farmer’s market, parks, playgrounds, museums, city concerts and special events. Sandwiched between Braddock and King Street metros (.3-.4 miles to each), and close to the GW parkway and 495 – it is a commuter’s dream! Additional updates include: freshly painted (2020), recessed, dimmable LED lights on main level (2019) furnace (2018), A/C (2015), Nest thermostat (2016). Call for a private tour today! [Old Town Alexandria - $865,000]

1212 Prince St

A DELIGHTFUL JEWEL IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC OLD TOWN. Be prepared to fall in love when you pull up to the well-presented exterior and be ready to buy when you walk through the doors! 1212 Prince Street is the perfect blend of past charm, modern flair, and is a rare find in Old Town--a fully detached townhome. Upon entering, the sophisticated living room makes a lasting impression with its illuminating chandelier and surrounding medallion embellishment, lofty ceilings, calming surface colors, and commanding wood burning fireplace with mantel. This is the perfect room for greeting guests. Decorative transom window and glass French doors usher you from the living room to the formal dining area designed to suit all occasions. Flowing into the kitchen you will be WOWED! Trendy two-toned custom cabinets with stylish fixtures, soft close drawers, large center island with space for three bar stools is just the beginning. Add in the subway tile backsplash, granite counters, stainless steel appliances (Jenn-Air, Whirlpool, GE Profile), pantry storage, and a wall with fun chalkboard paint to present daily menus. Open to the kitchen is the family room with a rustic yet comfortable vibe-- brick floors and an accent wall with a cozy wood-burning fireplace. Flanked by two sets of glass French doors, step out into a private oasis that is the backyard; low maintenance plants and grass that is always perfectly green (it's artificial), and a versatile space to entertain under the stars. The garage is steps away and you can use it for your electric car or as a party barn. The garage provides off-street parking and a second space can be reestablished by moving the fence. Back inside and up to the second level, you will find three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. A dreamy primary suite boasts a wood-burning fireplace, and a chic ensuite bath complemented by sparkling light fixtures, marble vanities on the dual sinks, and an overall luxurious feel. Another bedroom has a woodburning too making a total of FOUR fireplaces found throughout this almost 2,000SF residence. Laundry on bedroom level. Ample parking accessible on street and in the alley. Unexpected storage in the cellar for out of season items. Pine floors, crown molding, soundproof windows are just additional perks! Location can't be beaten--walk to the metro in minutes. Close to all that Old Town has to offer, community events, charming shops, award-winning dining, waterfront parks, everyday grocery options (Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Harris Teeter), biking/jogging trails of GW Parkway, and wellness opportunities. Near National airport, GW Parkway, AmazonHQ2, DC, and more! *Matterport 3D Tour available in virtual tour section. [Old Town - $1,195,000]

807 S Royal St

Looking to buy in to sought-after Yates Gardens at the best price? HERE IS YOUR CHANCE! Lightly renovate or move right in, but either way enjoy one of the deepest lots available with major addition potential. Boasting dual, delightful outdoor spaces, begin your day with a cup of coffee and sunrise views on your front patio, and close out the evening while dining outdoors on the flagstone patio with sunset skies. Awash in natural light with floor to ceiling windows, the move-in ready interior features refinished hardwood floors, fresh paint, and classic old town charm in the fireplace surrounds and built ins. Generous storage throughout to include a true laundry area and large floored attic. THE MAJOR UPDATES HAVE BEEN DONE FOR YOU: HWH (2020), HVAC (2015), lifetime Slate ROOF (2014), Windows Reglazed (2020). LR Fireplace known to be working but sold as-is. YATES GARDENS is a highly desirable section of South Old Town with NO HOA FEE and friendly, social neighbors. Enjoy easy walkability to the waterfront, parks, GW Parkway paths, grocery stores, shops, restaurants, playgrounds, and sought-after schools. Though you will find yourself walking or biking nearly everywhere, street parking is plentiful directly in front of the house. Virtual tours available upon request. Open Sat & Sun 2-4! [Yates Gardens - $749,000]

801 S Pitt St #332

Large 1 bedroom condo located in the "SOUTHEAST QUADRANT" of historic Old Town! Beautiful open concept unit with remodeled kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar. Living room boasts gleaming hardwoods, wood burning fireplace, built-ins, and 2 sets of french doors leading to private balcony overlooking courtyard and swimming pool. Bedroom w/walk in closet and built in shelves. Gorgeous plantation shutters throughout, washer/dryer in unit. Garage parking and additional storage bin also included. Recently renovated common areas and a outdoor swimming pool to enjoy in the summer. This is a location you will love w/only a couple minute walk to the river, bike/walking paths, shops, Balducci's, and top restaurants. Easy access to the GW Parkway, King St. Metro, Reagan National Airport, and just a few miles from Amazon HQ2! [St Asaph Square - $429,000]

1111 Oronoco St #Ph33

THE LARGEST PENTHOUSE IN THE SOUTH TOWER AND IT HAS A LOFT, 1440 SQ FT, THREE SECURED GARAGE SPACES, AND FOUR STORAGE UNITS. DO NOT MISS THIS TWO-LEVEL PENTHOUSE LUXURY LIVING IN OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA. The loft can use as a second bedroom or an office. This freshly painted unique beauty has one bedroom and two full baths and the view of the Masonic Temple and other historic landmarks and is located in The Henry. The Henry is one of the most sought after buildings in the city. This gem features, an inviting open floor plan, which is perfect for entertaining, high ceilings, spacious master spa-like bath, including a separate tub, shower, and double vanity. Two custom walk-in closets, granite countertops, gas cooking, under-cabinet lights, stainless appliances, and hardwood floors. Enjoy the convenience of having parking spaces that are just outside the secured elevator that whisks you up to five floors and opens pretty much directly in front of PH33. The Henry offers a 5-Star living experience with an on-site concierge, business center, a tranquil interior courtyard, top-of-the-line gym, rooftop terrace with spectacular views, resident lounge, library, billiards room, a cozy movie theater, TV, and Internet. Shops located on-site, include Starbucks and Domino Pizza. Walking distance from Braddock Rd Metro, King Street Metro, and bus routes. Ready for you to move in! Welcome Home! [The Henry - $720,000]

906 S Washington St #205

Motivated seller!!! Welcome home to The Boulevard, formerly Bearings South in Old Town Historic Alexandra. This updated and well maintained condo is located across the street from the finest shops and dining Old Town has to offer. The one bed, one bath unit is sophisticated yet modern, boasting stainless appliances, granite counter tops and charming fixtures throughout. The unit is beautifully appointed with cherry hardwood flooring, crown moldings and chair railings. A roomy separate dining area and cozy living room are waiting for your favorite furnishings! One parking space and two ample storage spaces convey with the unit. Conveniently located close to everything in the heart of Old Town such as premium restaurants and major shopping, as well as the King Street Metro Station, Mount Vernon Trail and more. A one year home warranty is being offered with this property. Come tour today with peace of mind! [The Boulevard - $264,999]

509 Jefferson Ct

Welcome to this rarely available semi-attached townhouse in Southeast Quadrant of Old Town. This charming home is walking distance to all Old Town has to offer--shops, restaurants, parks, the waterfront and more. There are gleaming hardwood floors throughout the home. Main level boasts large entryway, powder room and open-concept living and dining. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms and a recently renovated full bath. The large terrace (425 sq.ft.) is perfect for outdoor entertaining and is shaded by a gorgeous Japanese Dogwood tree. You will find ample closets throughout and a very large attic for additional storage. Seller has made numerous updates including completely renovated upstairs full bath, entire interior painted, new front fence installed, complete renovation of chimney and kitchen appliances are new or less than two-years old. Parking for two cars, a separate gated side entrance to patio and large storage shed complete this offering. [Old Town SE Quadrant - $839,000]

704 Devon Pl

Picturesque, classic 1939 townhome full of charm and original details, yet updated with amazing features. This home should not be missed. Beautiful original hardwood floors greet you as you enter the living room with distinctive corner fireplace. Dining room adjoins the open kitchen with breakfast bar, granite counters, beautiful cherry cabinetry (including a pantry) and upscale appliances. Walk out to the huge shady brick patio in the rear with garden beds, shed and a gate access to the alley with additional plantings. Upstairs are two roomy bedrooms and the upper bath with original classic tile and awesome skylight. The lower level has a spacious family/game room with a second fireplace and knotty pine paneling. Also in the lower level is a laundry, a fully updated second bath and a sizeable storage/work room. All this plus freshly painted, updated windows and just minutes to old town, metro and 1 light to D.C. [Mt Vernon Const Co - $709,900]

105 Mount Vernon Ave

Welcome home to this 2BR/1BA charming townhome in the highly desirable Rosemont Community. This delightful property has been gorgeously renovated with thoughtful luxurious finishes - white quartz countertop, new stainless-steel appliances and much more. Other updates include new windows/storm doors (2019), HVAC (2015), Water heater (2018), and attic insulation (2014). This light filled home boasts an airy and open first level, space for a dining room table, along with a large fenced front and back yard! Storage space is aplenty with pantry/utility closet off the kitchen, large attic space, and deep closets! As if the updates did not speak for themselves, not to be missed is this LOCATION! This property is located just .2 miles from King Street Metro, a quick trolley ride away from Old Town Alexandria, .4 miles away from Whole Foods, and under 5 miles to Ronald Reagan National Airport! This home will not last long! [Rosemont - $610,000]

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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.