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

913 Duke St

An amazing home in the heart of Old Town with four off street parking spaces and so near to all Old Town has to offer. King Street Metro is a short stroll away as well as shops, restaurants and more. This home is currently outfitted as a commercial hair salon. With two bedrooms plus office/nursery, it has one and 1/2 baths, a balcony off an upstairs bedroom leading down to the private fenced courtyard, a partial unfinished basement with exterior entrance for storage and brand new HVAC system and newer 40 gallon water heater and wood burning fireplace. [Old Town - $625,000]

1004 Pendleton St

Pristine End unit Colonial with period details that include refinished Pine floors, classic moldings, transoms throughout, double-sided fireplace, and a traditional banister. Entertain in your updated Kitchen with custom cabinetry, new flooring, Jenn-Air appliances, and an eat- in area with sliding door that leads out onto your beautiful backyard. Spend your evenings on your patio listening to the serene waterfall with two Koi fish. After your guests have gone, head up to your light-filled Master bedroom with renovated master bathroom, custom closets, and your private deck perfect for summer nights. Your guests can enjoy newly finished full bathroom and upstairs coffee nook. Extended parking in the rear for two cars. Close to Metro & King St. dining/shopping. Zoned also for commercial use_ https://library.municode.com/va/alexandria/codes/zoning?nodeId=ARTIVCOOFINZO_4-302PEUSSEE VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/401717738 [Old Town - $885,000]

426 N Alfred St

Spacious inside and outside and in mint condition, this well-located Old Town townhouse is fully detached for added privacy. Custom details throughout include most rooms with tray ceilings, recessed lighting and custom closets. Terrific floor plan is open and invites great circulation for entertaining. The kitchen opens to the family room with it's french doors with view of the lovely garden and terrace. The fenced yard is great for dog-play, child-play and fun gatherings for groups of all sizes. The back gate leads to 2 parking spaces with alley access. Back inside, the second level master suite includes a private covered balcony, perfect for a morning coffee or an evening nightcap, and large private bath with separate tub and shower. Conveniently located laundry room separates the master from the guest room with it's en suite bath. One level up is the a room perfect for office or a second family room and a spacious 3rd bedroom, also with private balcony, large closets and en suite bath. Perfectly located just 4 blocks to the many shops and restaurants of King Street, the Metro and many more neighborhood amenities. SEE VIDEOS: 426 N Alfred Sthttps://vimeo.com/401717695 (first floor)https://vimeo.com/401717721 (second floor) [Old Town - $1,195,000]

313 S Royal St

Beautifully maintain 1840 historic townhome in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. This home features a large lot (1559 square feet!), a thoughtfully planned out 2018 kitchen renovation, original hardwoods throughout, wood burning fireplace, custom built out closets, 2017 bathroom refresh with stunning claw foot tub, and landscaped rear yard with expanded shed. Kitchen offers stainless steal appliances, soft close drawers and doors, caesarstone countertops, subway tile backsplash, under cabinet lighting, and new tile floor. [Old Town - $724,900]

301 Queen St

Charm meets classic elegance in this very special circa 1800 historic residence with 2 BR 2 BA, 2 fireplaces, and many sun-filled windows. In this prominent corner brick house you'll enjoy original hardwood floors in the entrance hall and the living room which offers a gas fireplace with handsome mantel and built-in bookshelves. The fabulous dining room features many original details complimented by heart of pine floors, a wood burning fireplace with brick surround, arched china cabinets filled with handsome wine glasses and decanters plus an antique chandelier. French doors open to the patio/garden area with a brick walkway to the tranquil deep court yard. Stainless appliances and beadboard cabinets create an exciting kitchen with many windows and view to the garden area. This entire house is pristine and in perfect condition! The master bedroom filled with natural light, is spacious to accommodate a king-size bed and has an updated, sparkling white tile master bath. Bedroom #2, currently used as an office, offers many built-in bookshelves, numerous southern facing windows, interior wood shutters plus an ensuite bath. The laundry and extra storage is found on the lower level which has a newly painted floor. Double gates open for one off street parking space within the north edge of the patio area. This prime location is just a 2 block walk to shops, restaurants and the Farmers Market! [Old Town - $1,075,000]

525 N Fayette St #505

Recently Vacated and Lockbox in place for private showings. Modern 2 BR/ 2BA condo in Old Town Alexandria.Top Floor 1,100 SF unit with beautiful wood floors, private balcony, granite counters, SS appliances, Upgraded Fridge, New W/D, New Hot Water Heater and 2x secure garage parking spaces with additional storage. MBR has a large walk-in closet, separate tub/shower and double vanity. Minutes to Braddock metro, Reagan National Airport, 6 miles to DC, walk to King St, restaurants and Starbucks onsite. HOA includes cable w/HBO and internet. The Henry is a sleek, contemporary building offering concierge, 24-hr gym, business center and movie room. Owner licensed seller [Old Town - $640,000]

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 - $2,475,000]

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]

210 N Fairfax St

Modern living in the heart of Old Town! Stunning renovation of this Historic Federal-style TH created a luxurious modern home on a storied block of N Fairfax St just 1 block from Market Square & King St! Light-filled open flrplan w/ elegant style & hi-end finishes. Spectacular Kitchen w/ sleek modern cabs, honed Calacatta marble, Wolf, Sub-Zero, Modern-Aire barrel range hood, built-in Miele coffee/espresso machine, U-Line beverage fridge. Spark Modern ribbon gas FP. BA's w/ heated flrs, double sinks, floating cabinet, large showers w/ bench & double shower heads, sep water closet. Since '14 All New: electrical, plumbing, spray foam insulation, Navien hi-effic combo boiler/tankless HWH, Runtal radiators, Unico hi-effic AC, Pella "Euro-style" push-out casement windows opening to garden, wide modern staircase, 3 gas FP's, re-lined 18th C chimney, Carlyle engineered hrdwds. Welcoming marble foyer w/ curved wall & radiant flr heat. Master ste w/ dramatic vaulted ceiling. Tons of functional closet space & storage. Sep laundry rm on BR lvl. Awesome patio space w/ gas line for grilling. Easy street parking & convenient monthly parking around corner at 418 Cameron. This block of N Fairfax St is rich w/ history: 210 is directly across from Thompson House & John Dalton House; 1/2 block to Carlyle House! [Old Town - $1,520,000]

601 & 607 Oronoco St

Exceptional Opportunity to own the Potts-Fitzhugh House ~ The Crown Jewel of Old Town Alexandria. With an immense price reduction, this property will certainly be the best buy and value of 2020 in the entire Capital Region. Do not delay. One of the most exquisite and painstaking restorations has elevated the handsome Federal brick fa~ade to a museum quality home abound in period detail and fully equipped for modern living. The home is set on a lush, idyllic half acre walled garden full of mature and specimen plantings which have unmatched privacy right in the middle of the bustling cosmopolitan village atmosphere. Only minutes to downtown DC, Reagan National Airport, and Amazon's future HQ2 in National Landing! 601/607 Oronoco is a double-lot, registered VA Landmark, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [Old Town - $4,800,000]

511 S Lee St

Overlooking Windmill Hill Park on one of Old Town's most sought-after blocks, this 5-bedroom stunner offers unobstructed panoramic views of the Potomac River. Built in 1820, this historic home was meticulously renovated with improvements that incorporate modern amenities while preserving its original charm. Original floors, interior trim, and windows have all been carefully restored to original conditions rarely found in historic homes. Top quality Farrow and Ball paint has been applied inside and out. An expanded kitchen boasts premium appliances, Italian Carrara marble, and radiant heated floors. Carefully hidden to preserve the home's architectural integrity, six independent climate zones were added throughout to provide efficient comfort. A centrally located wood-burning fireplace in the dining room delivers natural heat and aesthetic appeal. Exposed historic brick, radiant heated floors, high ceilings, windows and a graduated exit stairwell will make this basement one of the most unique features of this home. With custom cabinetry and built-ins throughout, the overall layout is both cozy and convenient, incorporating plenty of storage such as his/her master bedroom closets and an attic for storage. [Old Town - $2,195,000]

413 N Washington St

BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC PROPERTY WITH MANY ORIGINAL AND RESTORED DETAILS. Beautiful 1872 historic Victorian townhouse with 3 floors above ground + full lower level/basement. Property is on left side of a two property building. Major restoration of original & period details done. High 11' ceilings, gorgeous plaster crown moldings, original heart of pine floors, 6 Italian marble or opal tile mantels/ 3 fireplaces, pocket doors, updated kitchen with granite counters & 4 baths, front & back stairs to upper level. Lower level/full basement has an exercise room, full bath plus large storage space and utility area. All major systems updated with new gas boiler, hot water heater, roof a couple months ago. 2 dedicated parking spaces. Major renovations done in 2005 and in 2019. Recent years the property has been a professional law office but opportunity for possible residential, mixed use, live and work, or other investment usage. No condo or hoa fees. Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria and close to downtown - 3 blocks from iconic corner of King St. and Washington St. Easy access to Reagan National Airport (7 minutes) and to Pentagon, Amazon Headquarters, National Landing and Washington, DC. [Old Town - $1,595,000]

225 Strand St #304

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 Old Town's Historic District, just one block to King Street. Construction is underway with completion scheduled for April/May. Already 70%+ of homes are sold! Residence #304 is the only residence remaining priced under $2.6 million. This spacious 2BR/2.5BA + Library (or 3rd bedroom) offers abundant light from the numerous, over-sized windows. Enjoy Potomac river views from the 25' long balcony. Finishes include wide-plank hardwood floors throughout, quartz counters, white Italian-made cabinetry, stainless steel appliances with gas cooking & gas fireplace. Building amenities include an elegantly appointed lobby and a rooftop terrace with sweeping waterfront / DC monument views. 2 garage parking spaces are included with available electric car charging. Quality Steel & Concrete construction and LOW condo fees! On-site sales office by appointment ONLY. Pricing for remaining homes ranges from $1,820,000 to over $3 million. [Old Town - $1,820,000]

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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.