Come and escape the crush of the day in this modern home at the foot of nature paths, a babbling creek, and tree-lined streets, all in the heart of West Alexandria. Welcome to Dowden Terrace and this classic mid-century home! 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, on 2 levels. Enter through the custom front entry door, hang your hat and take in the views directly through several large floor-to-ceiling windows out to mature trees and lush landscaping. Floor-to-ceiling windows on main level let the daylight flood in for a bright interior space. Original hardwood floors throughout the main level. One of two brick wood-burning fireplaces provide warmth and ambiance. Custom updated kitchen includes quartz Silestone counters, 28" wall oven, Viking gas cook top, stainless steel appliances and ample cabinet storage. Gaze out the large windows to see the side yard, a tulip magnolia, and squirrels and birds up close. "Best view in the house", says the owner. Spacious master bedroom with sitting room provides a quiet owner's corner, or divide the master bedroom into two smaller bedrooms. 2nd bedroom and full bathroom with tub are also on main level. Large dining and living room provide plenty of floor space on the main level for entertaining small or large groups. A screened porch and custom deck are accessible from the dining room or living room, with access to the covered carport or lower patio area. The lower level has a fully finished family room with the 2nd brick wood-burning fireplace and large picture window. A 3rd bedroom and 2nd full bathroom, open space, and laundry closet offers the lower level the convenience of one-floor living. Huge storage/utility space can serve as a wood shop, crafting area, or simply additional storage. Storage/utility space has additional storage closet. Large lower level picture windows allow plenty of light to stream in on this level just like on the main level. Lower level walk-out access to covered back patio and lush landscaping to the side yard. Large corner lot has plenty of land for gardening, playing or relaxing. Location is one block from the trailhead of Dora Kelley nature trail, Holmes Run, and paved trails that lead to parks, shopping, Old Town Alexandria, or Washington, DC. Less than a 5 mile bike ride on paved trails to the Eisenhower Metro station and 7 miles to the Old Town Alexandria waterfront. Metro bus stops located on Seminary Rd. or N. Beauregard St. with express buses to the Pentagon and King Street metro stations; Less than 2 miles to Bailey's Crossroads, I-395, Alexandria Inova hospital; less than 10 miles to I-495/I-95, Reagan National airport and Amazon HQ2/National Landing; less than 15 miles to Washington, DC, Tysons Corner, Fort Belvior, and other area employment hubs. Membership pool in the neighborhood. Alexandria City schools and services. Property is "As-Is". Property also includes a portion of land in Fairfax County. See Alexandria City and Fairfax County real estate tax assessments for full property information. Disclosures, fixture list, upgrade list, and offer guidelines are online via MLS listing. All showings by appointment.
Nesbitt Realty Rebate: $3,564The estimated rebate is based on a buyer's agent commission of 3%. Contact us to learn the exact rebate amount.
Attic, Built-Ins, Carpet, Dining Area, Floor Plan - Traditional, Recessed Lighting, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Window Treatments, Wood Floors, Other
Lower Level 1 Bedrooms
Lower Level 1 Full Baths
Main Level Bedrooms
Main Level Full Baths
Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Laundry, Bathroom 2, Attic, Hobby Room, Full Bath, Screened Porch
Lower 1, Main
Dry Wall, Plaster Walls
Double Pane, Screens, Casement, Sliding, Storm
Masonry, Brick, Wood Siding
Flood Lights, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls, Street Lights
Open Parking Spaces
Above Grade, Below Grade
Attached Carport, Driveway, Off Street, On Street
Deck(s), Porch(es), Screened, Patio(s)
Ceiling Fan(s), Programmable Thermostat, Central A/C
Central, Programmable Thermostat
Cable TV Available
Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA
Listing Agreement Type
Exclusive Right to Sell
0-30 Days CD, 31-60 Days CD, Immediate, Negotiable
Listing Courtesy of
KW Metro Center
City Town Tax
City Town Tax Freq
Lot Size Acres
Tax Annual Amount
Tax Assessment Amount
Tax Total Finished SqFt
2,158 sq. ft.
Level Entry - Main
From 395: West on Seminary, Left on Dawes Avenue at stoplight, Right on N. Stephens St. then immediate Left to continue on Dawes Avenue, Left on Chestnut, Right on Doris Dr. to bottom of street; Right onto Hatton Ct. Immediate Left onto Hawthorne Ave. House is at end of Hawthorne, on the right. Street parking available.
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Listing courtesy of KW Metro Center
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