Residents Protest Fairfax County Gun Ban

A group of Fairfax County residents gathered Sept. 19 at the Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve for what was billed as an open carry hike along the Mount Vernon Trail in protest of the recent Board of Supervisors vote to ban guns on public property.

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The first thing you will notice in the living room of this comfortable four-bedroom home is the incredible view of mature trees through the huge plate glass window.

1733 Belle Haven Rd

Overlooking a beautiful brand new slate patio and brick path beyond, your gaze will capture the bountiful green space. Lovely wood flooring runs throughout the main level, with cool slate tile in the foyer. The eat-in kitchen is washed in natural light from the double windows, and features stainless appliances, ceramic cooktop, and granite counters. The large living room beckons with a beautiful wood-burning fireplace, and that gorgeous huge window is flanked by two double-hung windows to let in the fresh air. A long sideboard with two sets of louvered double doors offers convenient storage and the perfect spot for your minibar. Upstairs, the hardwood floors continue through three bedrooms, including the master. All bedrooms have updated and adjustable shelving options and rods. The master bath has a beautiful stone-topped vanity and walk-in shower with glass door. There’s a sizable storage closet, too. Rounding out this level is a full bath with tub, linen closet, and pull-down stairs for attic and storage access. Two levels down, a fourth bedroom adjoins the comfortable family room that has another brick wood-burning fireplace, and a large laundry room. Perfect for entertaining, this family room includes a handy wet bar as well as sliding glass doors that lead to the backyard oasis. Beautifully landscaped and fully fenced this beautiful space is sure to become a favorite retreat. Best of all, there’s a gate in the fence that leads you to the neighborhood’s green space, with plenty of walking paths enjoyed by neighbors and families with children and dogs. The home also features a new roof and gutters, insulation, and Thompson Creek windows and storm door. Located across the street from the green and lush golf course at Belle Haven Country Club, within walking distance of Belle Haven Pizzeria, Custard Shack and the Belle View Shopping Center where you will find all manner of convenient shopping and dining options. This property is close to public transportation, The Mount Vernon Recreation Center, Martha Washington Library and the Belle Haven Marina. Old Town is a five-minute drive, and it’s a quick trip to National Airport and all that the greater Metro area has to offer. [Olde Belhaven Towne - $747,000]

Beautifully renovated Cape Cod located on the much coveted Meadow in New Alexandria.

6402 14th St

This 2 bedroom 1.5 bathroom home with a spacious sunny addition, sits in a park like setting and is walking distance from the Mt. Vernon Trail. Only minutes from Old Town Alexandria, the Beltway, Huntington Metro and Washington, DC. Convenient to the best shopping and restaurants in the area and just a short walk to the most beautiful parkland along the Potomac River. This home offers the best of all worlds, the convenience of being close to all the action and the quiet and peace normally associated with a more remote location. Ceramic tile and gorgeous exotic hardwoods throughout, this home is truly move-in ready, boasting a new Timberline roof, Marvin windows, water heater, boiler and a fresh coat of paint inside and out. [New Alexandria - $725,000]

Bring your sunglasses! House is flooded with sunlight, glistening off freshly refinished floors throughout main level.

7104 Richard Casey Ct

Fresh paint everywhere and brand new carpeting upstairs. Classic floorpan features kitchen (with quartz counters) family room combo with ample table space and opens up to elevated deck (with awning). Primary bedroom suite is generously sized with walk-in closet and bath with soaking tub. Unfinished basement is daylight, walk-out, with rough-in for future bath, a blank palette. True pride of ownership shows in extensive, low-maintenance plantings (with sprinkler system). Very quiet culdesac location is convenient to Metro, local shopping, Old town, Potomac, job centers, Reagan National Airport. [Randall Estates - $899,900]

Dyke Marsh, New Alexandria, Real Estate,

Will Nesbitt

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.