Own A Piece Of History By Purchasing The Boyhood Home Of Robert E Lee

The boyhood home of Robert E Lee – the Potts-Fitzhugh House is now up for sale. Located at 601 & 607 Oronoco Street In Old Town Alexandria, the home is set on a lush, idyllic half acre walled garden. The Federal Style home features six (6) bedrooms, four (4) full bathrooms and two (2) half bathrooms and a two car garage.

The residence is conveniently located near various shopping, dining and entertainment options in Old Town. The Lee-Fendall House Museum is steps away. The Potomac River Waterfront is located minutes away as well as Founders Park and Oronoco Bay Park.

T.C. Williams High School serves the community.

The home is a registered Virginia Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Properties in Old Town

225 Strand St #301

Welcome to Watermark, The IDI Group's newest boutique, waterfront condominium of 18 grand, single-level homes wrapped in the echoes of history. Located at 225 Strand Street in the heart of the Historic District, just one block to King Street. Residence #301 is a stunning 3BR/3BA residence that directly faces the Potomac with fantastic river views from the numerous, over-sized windows. Finishes include wide-plank hardwood floors, quartz counters, white Italian-made cabinetry, & stainless steel appliances with gas cooking. Building amenities include an elegantly appointed lobby and rooftop terrace with sweeping waterfront views. 2 garage parking spaces are included. Quality Steel & Concrete construction and LOW condo fees! On-site sales by appointment only. A limited number of direct river facing opportunities remain from $2,995,000. *Recently Awarded Best New Boutique Condominium in the DC Area by Delta Associates!* Make your move to Watermark today! Link to 3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=227Q5RRXBp1 [Old Town - $2,995,000]

225 Strand St #505

Welcome to Watermark, The IDI Group's newest boutique, waterfront condominium of 18 grand, single-level homes wrapped in the echoes of history. Located at 225 Strand Street in the heart of the Historic District and just one block to King Street, Watermark offers timeless elegance at an iconic location . Residence #505 is the last remaining penthouse with 3BR/3BA and direct Potomac River views from the numerous, large windows. Finishes include wide-plank hardwood floors throughout, 9' ceilings, quartz counters, white Italian-made cabinetry, & stainless steel appliances with gas cooking. Building amenities include an elegantly appointed lobby and rooftop terrace with sweeping waterfront and Capitol views. 2 garage parking spaces are included. Quality Steel & Concrete construction and LOW condo fees! *Recently Awarded Best New Boutique Condominium in the DC Area by Delta Associates!* On-site sales by appointment only. A limited number of opportunities remain from $2,995,000. Make your move to Watermark today! [Old Town - $3,595,000]

617 N Columbus St

Charming, remodeled, partially detached home built in 1900. The original flooring remains throughout complimenting the character of the high ceilings and detailed moulding. Approximately 1868 square feet of living space. The main level features a unique open floor plan with a living room, dining room, powder room and a spacious, updated kitchen that opens to the back patio. The upstairs offers three bedrooms, each with their own bath , ample closet space as well as laundry area. Private, large fenced- backyard with flexible space for two parking spots. Ample street parking also available. Unbeatable Old Town location, close to everything and in Maury school district. [Old Town - $960,000]

818 Wolfe St

Welcome home to this spacious two level/three bedroom brick townhome on a beautiful block of Wolfe Street in the heart of Old Town--perfectly located three blocks from the shops and restaurants of King Street and equidistant between the Potomac River and King Street Metro. Freshly painted, the main floor features a living room, dining area, updated kitchen, half bath and utility room. Tile flooring, a wood burning fireplace, generous size rear wooden deck, and tiered garden area and gate to off street assigned parking. The upper level features warm wood flooring, three bedrooms and a full bath. The master bathroom has been converted into a laundry and walk-in closet but could be easily converted back to a full en-suite bath if desired. A front bedroom features built-in cabinetry perfect for a nursery or home office. A generous attic offers plenty of storage and expansion possibilities. Neighboring future City development plans make this a very savvy buy. Feeds into the coveted Lyles-Crouch school district. Enjoy everything living in Old Town offers---including world class shopping, restaurants, historical architecture and quick commutes to DC, the Pentagon and Ft Belvoir. [Old Town - $729,900]

206 N Pitt St

Welcome to the Moses Hepburn Home, an historic, circa 1850 semi-detached residence featuring exposed brick walls, original heart of pine floors, and many special details. The main level includes living room with two unique fireplaces and built-ins, an open kitchen with breakfast bar and separate dining area and a powder room with laundry. A glass door leads to a brick patio, also accessible through the side alley. Upstairs features two bedrooms with en-suite baths and an office/library space with separate entrance. Fantastic location right in the heart of Old Town, a block and a half from King St. [Old Town - $875,000]

505 S Fairfax St

505 South Fairfax Street opens your life up to the historic and grounded experience of The United States in our early years. Residents in the 1820s enjoyed this solid, though modest, frame home which was refined and expanded almost 180 years later with a brick addition, almost doubling its size. Shutters frame the windows of this end townhouse with coach lanterns flanking the entryway. Period wood floors traverse the original portion of the house, with reclaimed wood in the newer sections. This SE Quadrant home in Old Town offers a special feeling of years gone by blended with unique 21st century conveniences. Set on a bright, lush lot, you'll be surprised by the depth of the home and with its comfortably large living spaces. You will find built-in bookshelves and cupboards at every turn. A former exterior window opening into a lightwell brings generous light to the original rooms and the well-designed kitchen with sparkling white cupboards, handsome granite counters, stainless appliances, recessed lighting, casual eating space and an additional breakfast nook. Just beyond is a gracious family room with wood-burning fireplace adorned with shelf mantel and flanked by shelves, cupboards and a built-in desk. French doors open to a wide rear deck with steps descending to a lushly-planted brick patio with flower beds and a gate to Wilkes Street. A cooling, decorative pond (now covered) could be reopened to welcome water lilies and the like. Upstairs, split doors open to the exceptionally private master suite that includes a sky-lit ceramic tile bath, two walk-in organized closets and a spacious bedroom with beamed ceiling, wood-burning fireplace adorned with mantel and ceiling fan. Do not miss the Palladian window offering glorious views of the garden. Two additional bedrooms and another bath comfortably complete this level. The lower level is quite a surprise -- a recreation room with beamed ceiling, numerous storage closets, including a cedar closet, and decorative fireplace presents a wonderful spot for hobbies, playtime or home office while a laundry/utility room has easy access to the kitchen. In the SE Quadrant of Old Town, this location offers bustling activity in shops and restaurants, intrigue with cobblestone streets, important landmarks and stately, comfortable homes, all seemingly untouched by time. Enjoy convenient parks, Potomac River, grocery stores, churches and mass transportation. There is even a popular public elementary school, Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy, just a few blocks away, as well as St. Mary's Elementary School also in the SE Quadrant. Here is perfectly easy living with a rich heritage. [Old Town - $1,198,000]

901 Franklin St

Built in 1984, this updated 3BR 2.5BA end unit brick townhome in Old Town with assigned pkg and tons of outdoor space is a rare gem. Enjoy al fresco dining and crisp, cool evenings by the fire pit in your large, enclosed yard with brick patio. This sunny and stylish updated home with double pane Andersen windows facing north, east, and south, features an open floor plan with hardwood floors, a separate dining space, and light-filled living area with wood-burning fireplace. With a view of the patio, the remodeled kitchen boasts granite counters, glass tile backsplash, stainless appliances, and ceramic tile floors. A powder room and stackable washer/dryer are conveniently located on the main floor. Three Bedrooms are located on the second floor including a Master with an en suite Bath with skylight and subway tile in stand up shower. The updated hall bath features a jetted tub shower. Floored attic for storage. The Walk Score is 89. Head two blocks east to S Washington Street to shop at Balducci's, or Old Town Hardware, or dine at Faccia Luna, District Taco, or Southside. Walk north to vibrant King Street and the country's oldest farmer's market. Walk score is 89. Short distance from several parks and the Mt Vernon Bike Trail. EZ access to the Beltway, Rt. 1 , GW Parkway, Amtrak and King Street Metro Stations. $500 closing credit for Buyer with choice of KVS Title. [Old Town - $769,000]

119 Quay St

Townhome located steps away from Founders Park and the Potomac River. Marble Entry Foyer, Lower Level Family Room. Living Room with 11 Foot Ceilings, Fireplace surrounded by Built-In Bookcases,Separate Dining Room and Gourmet Kitchen on the Main Level. Master Bedroom with Double Closets, Private Luxurious Master Bathroom. Two additional Bedrooms with En-suite Bathrooms. French Doors enter onto the Large Private Rear Patio. 1 Car Garage Parking plus additional Driveway Parking. [Old Town - $1,329,000]

526 Queen St

A historic 1840's home in the heart of Old Town filled with a style that emulates French Quarter New Orleans allure while providing all the necessities of today. Corner, four-level townhome, features windows on three sides to allow maximum sunlight to naturally brighten all living spaces. Classic Victorian style home with commanding brick facade. Enter into a foyer with a double door entrance that sets the tone with warm original hardwood floors. Front parlor space/dining room to engage with guests boasts beamed ceilings that extend into the kitchen. True gourmet eat-in kitchen with all the bells and whistles fancied by any cooking level: oversized SubZero refrigerator, Wolf gas oven/range, deep stainless steel farmhouse sink, pot filler, marble counters, ample cabinet storage; breakfast bar and wet bar/butler's pantry, and cozy double wood fireplace. Double set of glass French doors open to a remarkable private brick patio space that is unlike any other; Grand setting ideal for open-air entertaining, gorgeous landscaping, built-in outdoor kitchen, serene water feature. Ascending to the second level, the top of the landing is greeted by a door to access a library/office. Perfect to use as a remote school/work option. Grand front sitting room and connecting family room present versatile spaces for everyday use or can easily transition for more formal gatherings. Both offer wood-burning fireplaces and elegant mantles. A door from the family room area leads to a southern style porch that overlooks the beautiful backyard oasis and offers river views. Top-level of the home provides the Primary room, second bedroom, and a bonus room. Primary bedroom is a comfortable retreat with a sitting room/enormous walk-in closet and a remodeled ensuite bath with a steam shower. The second bedroom is a generous size and uses an updated hallway bath. Lower level is a complete showstopper with rustic beauty; brick floors, beamed ceilings, charming full bath third bedroom, rec room ready for movie nights, and a space that but could be used as the perfect reading nook. Rare to find in Old Town is off-street parking - this home has parking for one car with remote gate access! Prime location to all the city has to offer and guaranteed to enrich any lifestyle. Close to the waterfront, blocks from popular King Street with a smorgasbord of cafes and restaurants, options for quaint boutique shopping, and numerous community adventures await. *MATTERPORT 3D TOUR AVAILABLE [Old Town - $2,198,000]

110 S Columbus St #A

Entire home sold as-is. Was used as an office and as an “Air B&B”. Zoned CL, possible live work residential/ light commercial office situation—check with City. Welcome to this Sun-filled Victorian Brick Rowhouse centrally located in the heart of Historic Old Town Alexandria. Located on S. Columbus Street, just steps from bustling King Street this property is a great place to call home. Be in the heart of it all. Location cannot be beat for your home in Old Town or as a live upstairs/work downstairs combination. Steps to it all and just a short walk to METRO-this property would be the perfect place to call home. [Old Town - $849,000]

321 S Saint Asaph St

This historic "flounder house" is grand, yet feels like home! Built in 1800, and aptly named for it's a single sloped roof, it was tucked back off the sidewalk for privacy. It has a welcoming gated courtyard for entertaining guests - offering a front-row seat to the Scottish Walk Parade! Spacious and inviting formal living and dining rooms enter into a completely open, remodeled gourmet kitchen. Well-appointed details include a Miele built-in, plumbed coffee system, Miele double oven and dishwasher, a Wolf 6 burner gas stove top with an industrial-grade vent hood, and an over-sized subzero refrigerator with French drawer. Custom cabinetry includes a pull-out shelf for your Kitchen Aid mixer and glass cabinet fronts with inset accent lighting. Kitchen decor includes luxurious marble counters, subway tile backsplash, black and white diamond floor tiles, a huge farm sink, plus a breakfast island with a vegetable prep sink and pendant lighting. A pantry nook leads to the lower level utility room with tons of storage and a legitimate bar in the corner, reminiscent of speakeasy days! Back upstairs, a sunken family room addition is drenched in natural light and has a built-in desk, shelves, and cabinetry to maximize space plus a renovated half bath for guests. Out back there is a private, enclosed brick patio bordered with mature trees for privacy - perfect for intimate dinner parties and barbecues. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms, including the owner's suite with a private office, walk-in closet, and en suite bath. The two beautiful antique armoires convey. Laundry and a remodeled full bath are in the hall. The third level up adds the huge 4th bedroom or playroom, if needed, an updated full bath, and the second private office space. Perfect accommodations to work from home plus plenty of study space for students! There are original hardwood floors and authentic windows throughout. The four fireplaces are the centerpiece of each room, adding ambiance and dramatic flair, convey As-Is. The entire exterior was painted last year and a new metal roof added. No off-street parking, but convenient street parking on either side of S. Saint Asaph, as most neighbors park off-street. Totally walkable living, just blocks to Safeway, the waterfront, and King Street's shops and restaurants. This special home will beacon you to come live among Old Town's history and attractions! [Old Town - $1,649,000]

504 Queen St

Stunning four level all brick Old Town classic home with double parlor entry and 10' ceilings on main level. Built in 1820, this historic plaqued home features beautiful original hardwood floors/moldings, updated kitchen w/granite counters & high-end stainless appliances, updated bathrooms, 6 fireplaces (4 gas), and updated light fixtures & hardware throughout. The mostly above ground finished basement includes new wide plank floors, large wet bar, additional bedroom, full bath and separate entrance on both front and back. The private back yard features a wonderful brick patio and side alley to Queen Street. All of this just blocks from King Street, Founders Park, restaurants, shops, the river, and much more! [Old Town - $1,099,000]

1409 King St

Historic brick building, circa 1910, in the heart of Old Town, only three blocks to the King Street Metro! Freshly painted with recently refinished heart of pine floors, large windows, a pine banister, and period moldings throughout. The fully finished lower level can serve as a family room, home office or fitness gym. Offering 1,800 square feet plus charming front porch and a second floor porch with wonderful view of the Masonic Temple. Easy parking on the four on-site spaces. Property can be Residential, Commercial or Retail… or a combination thereof! This well-constructed townhouse is perfect for a residence or small law firm, CPA, architect, lobbyist, etc. If your Purchaser intends to use property as a residence, please contact lister before writing contract. Don't miss this outstanding value! Show any time! No appointment necessary! OPEN SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 20th 1-4PM [Old Town - $849,000]

706 Prince St #12

Welcome to historic Swann-Daingerfield House. Steeped in American history and located in a prime Old Town Alexandria location, this boutique condominium offers so many special features. High ceilings enhance the residences spacious rooms and create a light and airy atmosphere. Two wood burning fireplaces warm both the living room and dining room and make for cozy winter evenings. A second bedroom located off the living area is perfect for a den/home office that can double as a guest room. A fun balcony off the kitchen over looks rooftops and the private garden below and is reminiscent of European lifestyles. The master suite has plenty of room for a king size bed and a sitting area. An elevator, separate storage and assigned parking space are included. All your must-haves in one perfectly lovely residence! The building is listed as a Historic Landmark by the Virginia Board of Historic Resources and the National Trust for Historic Places under the US Dept. of the Interior. Originally built in the Federal style in 1800 for Thomas Swann, a U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, the Swann-Daingerfield House was the residence of three generations of the Daingerfield family, notable Alexandrian residents who remodeled it into its current Second Empire architectural style. From 1899 until 1941, the house served as the locus of St. Mary's Academy, a private Catholic secondary school for girls founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, an order established in Alexandria in 1869. During their tenure, the Sisters expanded the house with two large Second Empire-style annexes. In 1943, the Alexandria Hospital School of Nursing purchased the building and converted it into a dormitory for nurses in training, a role it served until 1973. It was then converted into condominiums and has been a private residences for over 50 years. [Old Town - $699,000]

611 Queen St

This exceptional Federal-style residence exudes historic charm with many original elements. Circa 1795, many original features have been preserved: heart of pine floors, four fireplaces with original mantels, handcarved archway in front hall, detailed original moldings with bulls eye corners, and two original staircases which make a statement that conjures up the beauty of yesteryear. The double parlor living rooms each with a fireplace offer wonderful light. Original doors and box locks throughout the home. The beautiful dining room door with a fan light above and side lights is original, another element of a Federal house. A breakfast area with stone floor adjoins the kitchen. 4 generously proportioned bedrooms with natural light and 3 1/2 Ba provide individual spaces for a growing family. An exceptionally large garden with boxwoods and brick walkways are shaded by mature landscaping. Off street parking for 2 cars. [Old Town - $1,985,000]

319 Wolfe St

Lock in today's LOW interest rates and pricing! (Sale subject to lease thru 6/30/21) This amazing historic (circa 1770) detached home in the heart of Old Town was completely renovated in 2018, preserving much of the historic charm and character while adding today's modern conveniences. Pass through the custom wood gates and experience something rarely found in Old Town . . . a front courtyard. Then enter the home and immediately be wowed by the original heart pine 14" wide plank floors. There are original fireplaces (decorative) in the living and dining rooms. Exposed beams and brick walls are enhanced with walnut counters, copper sink and custom cabinetry to create a kitchen any cook will enjoy! Or grill and entertain in the private rear courtyard with slate patio. The home offers a flexible floor plan, allowing for the comfort of working from home. Both the front living room/den and the back bedroom with built-in bookcases would make great office space. Located just 3 blocks from the river and 3 blocks from King Street, so leave your car at home and stroll to the shops and restaurants. Come enjoy the Old Town lifestyle! (There's quite a documented history to this home. Washington socialite Joan Haley obtained one of the first FHA renovation loans given to a woman, and she renovated the home in the 1930s. The home was then featured in the 1937 Alexandria Homes Tour.) [Old Town - $1,250,000]

1020 Prince St

Gracious detached historic brick residence with large private side garden, covered veranda with brick patio and 2 car garage with alley access. This distinguished home is entirely free standing with private brick walled gardens to the east of the home. Though the house was built in 1810 this home had a full restoration with state of the art amenities and finishes 2012 by local builder William Cromley and additional updates from the current owners make this the perfect home in Old Town for work and PLAY! This awe inspiring home is approx. 4,000 sq ft and has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an entire basement for storage. Stylish and dramatic it boasts high ceilings, extensive mouldings, 7 fireplaces! (3 gas, 2 wood, 2 decorative), a grand entry foyer with a fabulous Murano chandelier and wide wood floors welcomes you to an open and inviting double parlor flanked by dual fireplaces with period carved mantels and brick hearths, a pair of milky white Murano chandeliers and warm wood floors create a sense of calm. Large windows allow for light to fill the room while offering a glimpse of the gardens. The adjacent family room has two additional fireplaces, wide planked wood flooring and access to the exterior grounds and garden. This offers a more intimate and cozy atmosphere for binge watching movies, playing boards games or just getting cozy by the fire! The gourmet eat in kitchen has a fabulous island as well as a large table space for informal dinning. The back wall has custom built-ins for additional storage and there is a half bath tucked away "off the beaten path". The owners suite is a sanctuary! A handsome private sitting room with fireplace and walls of custom built ins. There is a huge walk in closet with dual entry, a water closet, stack washer dryer and a luxurious master bath with oversized shower and free standing soaking tub! Just across the landing and up a few stairs are two additional guest rooms sun-washed with light, with soaring ceilings, wide planked wood floors and decorative fireplaces with brick hearts both serviced by the full hall bath. The uppermost level is a wonderful retreat with gabled windows, an arched alcove and windows with rooftop views and en suite bath! The 2 car garage is just steps away from the side kitchen door so unloading groceries and accepting deliveries is easy! There is a private courtyard area from the main gardens to keep your grill and other outdoor items you may not want visible, it also provides passage to the detached full size 2 car garage. The covered veranda over the brick patio area makes for comfortable social gathering, refuge from rainy days or just enjoying the private side yard and perennial gardens with water feature. The perfect spot to unwind under the stars or gather around the fire pit on a crisp fall evening! This home is spectacular and has been lovingly and meticulously maintained over the last 200 years! The lower level is unfinished and offers approx 1,000 sq ft of storage, a second full size washer and dryer, as well as access to the exterior of the home thru the cellar to the side yard..Pop over a block and enjoy all the boutiques, and restaurants King Street has to offer for your ultimate urban lifestyle! Just a few blocks to the King Street Metro or stroll down to the Potomac , do the river walk or hop on the bike path! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mn1NVQ1BcS0 WALK SCORE:https://www.walkscore.com/score/1020-prince-st-alexandria-va-22314 [Old Town - $2,700,000]

317 S Saint Asaph St

Circa 1750, this 4/5 BR flounder house on a double lot offers 5 wood-burning fireplaces, spacious rooms for entertaining, original pine floors and moldings, 2 staircases, and a sunny eat-in kitchen. A second-story Charleston-like porch overlooks the lush garden. 3 off street parking spaces. [Old Town - $2,275,000]

1126 Prince St

Builable lot in Old Town. Great property with lots of potential Located in the heart of Old Town, this property is currently divided into 2 units. They are currently rented for $1,300.00 and $1,350.00 per month. The leases are month to month. Options for the property: 1. Keep the property rented for now and hold for long term investment. 2. Build a new single family home. We have drawings completed to tear down the existing house and build a four level single family home. The plans will need to be updated for code changes. The VAR has previously approved the demolition of existing house and construction of new home but the approval has expired so the VAR will have to approve again. Divide the unit into condos. We already have the drawings completed for this. The legal work still needs to be completed. My attorney has started the process but has not completed it yet. [Old Town - $875,000]

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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.