Streetlamps In Alexandria To Be Replaced By LED Lights

The streets of the City of Alexandria will now be brighter as streetlamps are now being replaced with LED lights. The project, which will be done by the city’s traffic operations team in partnership will Dominion Energy will see 2,500 streetlamps being changed into LED lights. The use of LED lights will reduce energy consumption, save money, burn brighter and reduce maintenance costs for the City. The project is expected to be completed by summer 2020.

Properties in Alexandria

4202 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy

Beautiful Center Hall Colonial in the Stately and Sought-After Community of SOUTHWOOD. This 4/5 bedroom, 4 bathroom*2 full-2half*, 2 car garage home was completely renovated in late 2017. Everything to include, roof, windows, floors, kitchen, all bathrooms , large capacity hot water heater, Nest Thermostat, Google Ring, and Extensive Landscaping are all less than 3 years new. Only a short walk away from George Washingtons Mount Vernon and located on one of his Five Original Farms, note the plaque on the front of your new home. You will find the home on a lovely tree line private access lane. It boasts a near half-acre lot complete with a large patio plus a beautiful brand new Cedar & Tin-Roofed *12 x 14 foot* Gazebo and includes a Fully Fenced Yard. A gas line for your BBQ and an area for a fire-pit complete the perfect location to be able to Vacation at Home! The MAIN LEVEL welcomes you with a generously sized center-hall foyer and beautiful hardwood floors thru-out. The renovated kitchen offers granite, custom cabinetry, high-end stainless appliances (including a new gourmet gas range) and a large breakfast bar. An abundance of windows and glass doors overlook the lovely back yard. The open plan kitchen leads seamlessly into the family room with a beautiful custom brick fireplace, which was recently converted to an easy, mess free, and remote activated Gas Fire. There is a large Office / Zoom Room off of the foyer with solid doors to allow for a private work space. A Truly Beautiful and Over-sized Dining Room with an adjoining Den/Bar/Office complete the main level. All of the 4/5 bedrooms are located on the UPPER LEVEL. The king-size Owners Suite has walk-in closets plus a lovely sitting room complete with sink and vanity. The en-suite bathroom is off of the first walk-in closet. The current owners have created a spectacular 2nd custom dressing room/ walk-in closet in the former 5th bedroom. It has to be seen to be believed- sadly the shoes do not convey - but the custom space for yours does. The integrity of the 5th bedroom has not been affected, so if you wish to remove the custom shelving it would easily become a 5th bedroom again - but wait till you see it! The additional 3 bedrooms on the upper level are all very generously sized with great closet space. Speaking of closet space, there are 2 HUGE hall closets that have to be seen to truly appreciate, additionally there is an access door to storage over the garage from the main bedroom. A fully renovated hall bath, with additional storage cabinet that conveys, completes this marvelous upstairs layout. The finished LOWER LEVEL is over 500 square foot of impeccable space which offers a large variety of uses. It has an over-sized Rec-Room, Renovated Half-Bath, large separate Laundry Room, and a Utility Room with lots of storage. It also has an additional area that could be used for Study or Home Schooling and/or a Gym and Yoga area. Enjoy easy access to major commuter routes to Fort Belvoir, Quantico, and The Pentagon. Old Town Alexandria, National Airport and DC are all easily accessed along the beautiful and traffic light free GW Memorial Parkway. Walk or bike to GWs Mount Vernon and the Wildlife Rich Bike and Running Path. Come and see this amazing home, before it is too late, and make it yours, WELCOME HOME! [Southwood - $779,000]

4561 Strutfield Ln #3211

*Pictures coming Friday afternoon 9/18. Shows like a model home. Tons of sunlight gleaming off the hardwood floors. Newer stainless steel kitchen appliances and recently replaced light fixtures in kitchen and dining room. New quartz counter tops and under cabinet lighting. HVAC, water heater, and washer and dryer all replaced in 2018. Two large bedrooms each with their own bath. Step out to a large private balcony off the living area. Garage parking conveys with the unit. Various community amenities include an outdoor pool, fitness center, club house, common areas. Jump right on 395 in a matter of a couple minutes. Close to Shirlington, Old Town, Pentagon City, Crystal City, Amazon HQ, local restaurants and shops. Steps to the bus stop. [Palazzo At Park Center - $375,000]

259 Medlock Ln

** STUNNING ** SPECTACULAR ** & ** SPACIOUS ** Sun-filled townhome truly in the heart of Cameron Station, just a few steps away from everything that Carmeron Station has to offer: shops & restaurants but also many parks and trails. 4 level Bradley model offers 2 car attached garage. Brick front end unit offers many extra windows. Fresh new paint throughout. Entry level Library with plantation shutters, recessed lighting and crown moldings. Daltile in Foyer. Main level offers golden oak hardwood throughout. Gas Fireplace and extra recessed lighting in family room. All new LG appliances, new granite countertops in Kitchen with plantation shutters. Breakfast nook and bay window off kitchen. Owner's suite in upper level with vaulted ceiling, hardwood floor and sitting room. Upgraded tile in Owner's bath offers separate shower w/brand new shower door. Spacious walk-in closet. Second bedroom with hardwood floor and walk in closet. 2nd upper can be an additional bedroom suite with full bath and closets. Dormers with window seating. 50-yr Long Roof with transferable warranty (2019), Exterior was painted periodically and wood trim were replaced with composite. (2019). Furniture will convey with the house except dining table and chairs in breakfast nook. [Cameron Station - $735,000]

5614 Bloomfield Dr #202

This expansive 3 bedroom plus den condo has been thoughtfully updated with plush carpeting (Jan-2019), new baseboard trim, neutral paint colors, new windows (Dec-2018), new interior and exterior doors (Dec-2018), smart Lutron Caséta light switches, designer shades (including a motorized Lutron Serena blackout shade in the master bedroom) and new HVAC with smart thermostat (Aug-2019). The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and beautiful cabinetry offering extensive storage and pantry space. Enjoy the extremely generous bedroom sizes and loads of closet space throughout. This property is located in the tucked away and tranquil community of Valley Park offering residents a clubhouse and pool plus easy access to transportation routes, shopping, and just 10 minutes to Van Dorn Metro. This turnkey and well-maintained home is ready for new owners! [Valley Park Condo - $305,000]

400 Commonwealth Ave #207

Situated on a quaint, tree-lined street in the Rosemont neighborhood, this enchanting 2 bedroom, 1 bath garden-style condominium has been renovated inside and out while retaining its original charm!! Rich hardwood floors beckon you into the living room where a flood of natural light through two walls of windows illuminates crisp crown molding, plantation shutters a and designer touched throughout!! The separate dining area echoes these design details and offers plenty of space for both formal and casual occasions. The updated kitchen offers granite countertops, shaker-style cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances including a gas range, built-in microwave and space for a kitchen table!! Step outside a glass-paned door to a covered balcony- seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor dining, entertaining, or simple relaxation. Walk to King Street Metro, Del Ray and Old Town Alexandria! Pet friendly. Full size W/D in unit.This home sits in a quaint, courtyard setting and makes you feel many miles away from the hustle and bustle of Northern Virginia, yet it's only a stones throw away from I-495, I-95, Route 7, King Street Metro, Amazon HQ2, and other major commuter options. Enjoy diverse shopping, dining, and entertainment options just minutes away in nearby Old Town Alexandria and downtown Washington, DC [Rosemont Station - $430,000]

415 S Fairfax St

Charming and historic 3 bedroom townhouse in the Southeast quadrant with off-street parking! Walk to the waterfront and all the restaurants and shops King Street has to offer. Featuring a wonderful and expanded floor plan that includes a living room with built-ins, a large, formal dining room and a gourmet kitchen that opens to the family room overlooking the gorgeous and fully enclosed rear garden. The airy master suite offers soaring ceilings, built-ins, a walk-in closet and an en suite bath. Two additional bedrooms, a full bath and a sitting room complete the upper levels. An unfinished basement/utility room provides additional storage. [Old Town Alexandria - $1,350,000]

3309 Wyndham Cir #3186

Large 2 BR 2 bath end unit condo with a wood burning fireplace & a relaxing balcony at Pointe @ Park Center. Gated community with secured buildings is a fantastic commuter location! Literally w/ 1 traffic light to 395, or use the community shuttle to Pentagon City Metro daily. The complex has amazing amenities including a Fitness Room, Pool, Hot tub, Sauna and Club House. Unit 3186 has new vinyl wood flooring in the living room/dining room. The kitchen boast great cabinetry and upgraded granite counters. Full size Washer & Dryer are both located in a good size laundry room. Plenty of storage spaces, and large storage room off the balcony. Reserved tandem garage space is included. HVAC updated in last few years, and Water Heater updated in 2020. The best part is you have 3 great grocery stores all nearby in that there is now a new Harris Teeter, as well as Super large Safeway & a Fresh Market. Having Bradlee Shopping Center and the Shops of Fairlington all a short drive away & easily accessible make it truly a great place to call home. Come check out unit #3186 today. [Pointe At Park Center - $374,999]

6307 Crestwood Dr

Gorgeous Light-Filled Brick Home Inside Beltway! Over 4000 sqft and Loads of Updates & Renovations. Expansive Addition in '05 and remodeling of original home including: Windows, Roof, Recessed Lighting, Gourmet Eat-in Kit w/SS Appls, Corian Counters with Large Island, 42" Cabinets, Bump-outs, Brazilian Cherry HdWds & Walk-out to Large Deck. Recent upgrades incl: HVAC, Stove, Microwave, & LL Carpet. Spacious Master Bedroom on Top Level with Huge Walk-in Closet and Luxurious Master Bath. 2 additional Generous Sized Bedrooms with Jack-and-Jill Bath. 2 Large Bedrooms with 3rd Full Bath on Upper Level & Finished LL w/Firelit Family Rm, 6th Bedroom & 4th Ba. Partially fenced flat backyard on 1/3 acre corner lot . 15 mins to DC or 495. Minutes to 395, Pinecrest Golf, & Shopping (Harris Teeter, Lidls, Glory Days, Starbucks, Tropical Smoothie, & More!) Be sure to check out the virtual tour! OH 9/19 & 9/20 1-4 pm [Lincolnia - $774,999]

9370 Mount Vernon Cir

Something for everyone! With your home located 1 block from the Potomac River, walk to your boat slip located at the neighborhood floating docks with tennis courts, picnic tables, and fire pits. Need space for an in-law or nanny? Find it in the finished walkout lower level complete with ensuite bedroom and bathroom as well as a private entrance. Do you dream of a large walk-in closet? Walk-into your large custom built closet with plenty of natural light. Love to entertain? Do it year round under your covered bluestone patio with trek decking surround, built in grill and mini fridge, with living as well as dining zones. Looking for a bonus space? Step into the extension of your home in a space suitable for endless uses - car collection, home gym, water craft storage, or the hobby you never had room for! The ease of the 4th story walkup attic allows an option for expansion if finished. Floor plans available in docs section. [Mt Vernon On the Potomac - $1,595,000]

4850 Eisenhower Ave #324

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! Your new home is at the Exchange at Van Dorn! This spacious two bedroom, two bath, 3rd floor unit is updated with wood floors and brand new carpet in the bedrooms. HVAC REPLACED IN 2017 AND HOT WATER HEATER IS NEWER. This amazing unit boasts granite counter tops, 9 foot ceilings, crown molding, NEST thermostat, walk-in closets & recessed SMART lighting. You can't find a better community inside the beltway in this price range. Tons of amenities and free shuttles to Van Dorn Metro and Eisenhower Metro! 5 minutes to shopping, 10 minutes to Old Town, and 5 minutes to 395. This community is NOT FHA approved. [Exchange At van Dorn - $349,999]

7480 Gadsby Sq

Just perfect. This three bedroom beauty is drop-your-bags ready. Owners have spent the time to refine this home with all the finishing touches you're looking for. You'll certainly feel an elevated level of care when you tour 7480 Gadsby Sq. A bright happy entry has a convenient half-bath, garage access and a flex space (perfect for all the virtual learning or work-out's you can handle.) On the second level, a beautiful, bright white kitchen, sparkles and shines. Granite countertops, stainless steel and a rarely found custom built-in wall bring this kitchen to another level. Wine bar? Yes, please. Coffee bar? Got that too. This kitchen area can handle it all while staying beautifully organized. All the bedrooms are on the third level which makes finding a quiet space easy. Two updated baths and a more than adequate walk-in master closet finish off the bedroom level. The exterior areas on this fantastic townhome actually extend usable living space. A finished patio on the entry level is low maintenance and easily kept neat and clean. The patio provides a lovely shaded area which means you can escape the sun and still enjoy the outdoors. The fully fenced yard has a gate that leads to a lovely natural green space. It even includes a sweet tree swing. Exterior stairs on the deck mean you can enjoy and access both levels easily. Entertaining is a breeze! This fabulous home is located in a nest of shopping, simple commuter routes, walking/running trails, community pools and so much more. A list of upgrades can be found by clicking the documents section of this listing. Also see the floor plan for a detailed layout. Top to bottom gorgeous. Don't wait...schedule your tour today. [Kingstowne - $565,000]

7701 Haynes Point Way #1901

Truly a RARE opportunity to own an END-UNIT, two-level townhouse style condo in highly sought after Island Creek! This home features a front-entry GARAGE with additional storage space that enters into the main level. Gleaming engineered hardwood flooring and an upgraded kitchen with granite countertops all on the main-level. This open-concept living has a ground-level patio and fenced in backyard perfect for gardening. Freshly painted throughout in designer color trends by Benjamin Moore. New plush carpet on the stairs and upper level. Two master bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Vaulted ceilings and a double sink in the main master bedroom. Ample closet space and storage. Minutes to Wegmans, shopping and restaurants. Island Creek features two community pools, two tennis courts, one volleyball court, two basketball courts, a clubhouse, five tot-lots, miles of walking/jogging trails and a pond. Welcome to your dream home! [Island Creek - $399,900]

3809 Colonial Ave

Mature trees line the street. Children play in their front yard and neighbors wave as they walk by. This neighborhood is tucked away yet conveniently close to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, the running and biking trails on the George Washington Parkway, Mansion House Swim Club and Mount Vernon Country Club. Welcome to 3809 Colonial Ave. This elegant home offers almost 6000 square feet of incomparable features. Hardwood floors throughout the home set the foundation of elegance. Pass through the living room and separate dining room on your way to the heart of the home. An open floor plan provides seamless transition from the kitchen to the family room. Dinner inside or outside at the gourmet outdoor kitchen? This home provides many options. A quiet evening on the screened in porch or movie night in the THX rated movie theater, complete with movie seats? Take a swim in the 17 foot temperature Endless Pool, relax in the Sundance hot tub or both? Unique features abound. Located behind the kitchen is a combination laundry room and butler's pantry. This is an entertainer's dream! Prep food and store dishes while keeping the kitchen and dining area clutter free. The built in cabinetry complete with two built in desks, provides extra room for storage, a place to fold clothes or a place to study. Pass through the laundry room/pantry to a home within a home. An exquisite kitchen with a sitting area, a bedroom with an en suite bathroom complete with a jetted tub are all accessible from a private entrance located on the side of the house. This is perfect as an in-law or au pair suite. Have family or friends coming to stay for an extended period of time? This offers the privacy of a separate apartment, space to have some alone time while still mingling and being a part of the family. The second floor offers a light filled 400 square foot master bedroom, a master bath with a soaking tub and double sinks. Winter clothes in the back closet and summer clothes in the front closet? With two closets totaling 32 feet in length, options abound. Three additional bedrooms complete the second floor. The large second bedroom has a walk-in closet and en suite bathroom. It offers ample space for a study room, play room, arts and crafts room or an inviting guest bedroom. An office in the finished basement offers a quiet and private workplace. Additional outstanding features include a 3 car detached garage with a second story that can be used as a workshop or additional storage, a vegetable garden complete with a sprinkler system, a generator that powers 75% of the home and over 1000 square feet of storage. [Colonial Acres - $1,299,999]

5905 Mayflower Ct

This rare townhouse style (two floors) condo is completely updated and gives a true Alexandria feel. The living room is large enough to comfortably fit a sectional, entertainment center, and dining table. The bathroom and kitchen are recently renovated, providing a modern feel. A Washer/Dryer hookup is available inside the unit or a common laundry facility is located below the unit on the ground level. Close proximity to Dora Kelley Nature Park, a picturesque nature trail for running or simply enjoying a retreat in the outdoors. Convenient access to Metro, I-395, the Pentagon, Amazon and DC. HVAC 2020! Move In Ready! All utilities are included in the HOA. [Mayflower Square - $237,000]

17 E Del Ray Ave

Welcome home to this stunning, updated town home on a large lot in the desirable community of Del Ray. Gleaming hardwoods lead to a light-filled family room with cozy fireplace and custom built-in’s. The gourmet kitchen features a stunning island, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a bright garden window overlooking the serene, private backyard. A dining room, laundry room, and full bath complete the main level. Harwood floors continue on the second level where the primary bedroom boasts an oversized walk-in closet with extra storage space in the large, finished attic. The updated bath features a generous soaking tub, and a spacious dual vanity. Upstairs also offers three bedrooms with bright windows, large closets, and custom built-in’s. Downstairs the finished basement welcomes you with extra space for a game room, family room, or exercise room. The basement is fully waterproofed and lined, and includes an interior french drain and sump pump. Enjoy the great outdoor space of a fully fenced in yard, complete with patio, large side deck, and inviting front porch, all ready for your fall entertaining. The property also offers a large covered garage, with workspace and a lift for extra storage. Extra parking is available on your private driveway. You’ll enjoy being just steps away from the heart of Del Ray for easy access to an array of local eateries & retail. Welcome home! [Del Ray - $900,000]

5260 Winter View Dr

Please enjoy this 5 bedroom, 4 full and 1 half bathroom, 3906 finished sq.ft. end city home for sale in the sought-after Overlook community in Alexandria, Virginia. The quality and scope of the upgrades throughout this house, both inside and out, present a fully move-in ready home with high-end finishes and features to enhance the new homeowner's enjoyment. The main level owner's suite is a hard to find feature in a comparable house located inside the Beltway. The capstone on this beautiful house is the enjoyment of the panorama of mature trees in Fairfax County's Bren Mar Park, which provides privacy, a peaceful green screen view, and beautiful sunsets to enjoy from the deck. This house offers a rarely-found buying opportunity inside the Beltway for the combination of a move-in ready house, a main level bedroom, a green space community, prime commuting location, and panoramic view. The house opens from a front portico to a 2-story foyer with a curved staircase as the design focal point. The staircase, 12 light candelabra, marble floor, and open views of the main living level creates a grand, yet welcoming entry. The Dining Room is on display to impress with an elegant bronze 9-light candelabra creating visual appeal and two walls of windows with Plantation shutters providing light and privacy. The entry leads to the Living Room, where visual drama is created by the 2-story windows with custom panels and the 2-story fireplace mantle trim. The kitchen has been fully renovated with Quartz counters, maple finish cabinets, stainless appliances, and hardwired under cabinet and cove lights. The kitchen is large enough for a separate eating area, with two walls of windows providing natural light. From the kitchen, you walk out to a large deck through an Anderson three panel sliding door. The deck has a motorized awning that spans the entire width. From the deck, you enjoy the panorama of Bren Mar Park, along with the sunset views. The open space and circular flow of the Main Level, with access to the deck, provide great entertaining options, with enough space to make a large gathering feel intimate. The Main Level also has the owner's suite bedroom, which is sized to make a King bed look small, with a mini-candelabra providing elegance. The bathroom has been fully renovated, with dual vanities, marble tops, and a large shower enclosure with custom tile and glass enclosure. The walk-in closet in the Master Bedroom feels like its own room, with custom storage closets providing numerous options. The Main Level hardwood floors have been newly refinished. The Main Level also has an upgraded half bath. The Upper Level has the three bedrooms, with each sized for a Queen bed. The 2nd ensure full bathroom is fully upgraded with a Quartz vanity top, rectangular under mount sink, and custom tile on the floor and tub/shower surround.  The 3rd ensuite full bathroom is upgraded in the same manner. This bathroom is ensuite with the 4th bedroom, with a second entry from the Upper Level hallway. The Lower Level is a large open space with separate areas for entertaining, along with a walk-out to the large patio with extensive hardscape and plantings chosen for both privacy and ease of care. The Lower Level has a granite-topped wet bar with a wine refrigerator and dishwasher. The second gas fireplace provides another focal point for this space. The 5th bedroom is located on this level, with an upgraded ensuite full (4th) bathroom. The bed and bath combination create a luxurious guest suite. The mechanical room provides a large area for storage (approx 300 sq.ft). The laundry is located on the Main Level, with a LG washer/dryer, utility sink, and storage. All light fixtures in the house have been upgraded, to include LED retrofit lights in lieu of recessed lights).  Both HVAC systems (Carrier) replaced in 2010. HWH replaced in 2010. Entire property served by irrigation system. 2-car garage has cabinets for storage and workspace. [Overlook - $1,000,000]

203 Yoakum Pkwy #407

PLEASE WEAR MASK. PLEASE WIPE DOWN LOCK BOX, KEY AND DOOR KNOBS TOUCHED DURING TOUR, WEAR BUTTIES. Welcome to this Beautiful and updated 2 Bedroom, 2 full Bath condo at the sought after Watergate.at landmark. Hardwood floor through out, stainless still appliances, Granite counter top-- Recent update includes kitchen appliances, light fixtures, remodeled bathrooms, new doors ,window framing and paint. Close to shops , I-395, Washington DC,Pentagon . community with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gazebos for outdoor bar-b-ques and parties, jogging trail , racquet club, tennis courts , guarded and gated community with full-time Patrol Services . On-site Cafe/Convenience Store and Hair Salon. condo fee includes all utilities (electricity, gas, water). This unit comes with Garage [Watergate At Landmark - $329,900]

8415 Fort Hunt Rd

Welcome to 8415 Fort Hunt Road in wonderful Waynewood neighborhood. Three Bedrooms, two Full Bathrooms. Saratoga model, built in 1962. Amazing opportunity to own a very competitively priced home, well positioned in Waynewood! Seller has meticulously maintained this home, and it is ready for some cosmetic updates. One block to WW elementary school and Carl Sandburg Middle School a half a block away! Three levels, refinished hardwoods on upper/bedroom level and main level living. Ceramic tile in Family room. Separate laundry room, lots of additional storage space, HVAC new in 2016. Wood burning fireplace in Living room and expansive, back yard patio, professionally landscaped. A must see! Public transpotation (bus line) a few steps away, Huntington Metro within 5 miles, George Washington bike and walking path minutes away. Close to Fort Belvior, Old Town and the District. [Waynewood - $660,000]

3713 Washington Woods Dr

Amazing 3 level Colonial in the heart of Mt. Vernon, located on one of George Washington's original farms . 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3-car garage with ample storage. Huge back yard, entertainment deck, and private downstairs mother in-law suite. Hardwood floors throughout the main level, plus private office, dining, entertainment room & sitting room. Four bedrooms and 2 bath's are upstairs, plus a fully private in law suite with full kitchen & private bath in the lower level. Downstairs also can dual as media room, extra office, and exercise room depending on needs. Two zoned HVAC system installed. Open kitchen concept with island with Stainless Steel appliances. Home shows beautifully, and meticulously maintained. Home has been virtually staged to show multiple furniture options, and check out both virtual tours in the listing. Minutes to the gates of Mt Vernon Estate, The George Washington Gristmill & Distillery, Route 1, Ft Belvoir and I-95. [Washington Woods Potomac - $1,124,900]

1000 Valley Dr

Welcome home! Largest 1 bedroom in Parkfairfax. Windows on all 4 sides with views of treetops. Updated kitchen with oak cabinets, stainless steel appliances and silestone counters. Stack washer/dryer in unit located in a separate closet by the bathroom. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Incredibly spacious rooms with generous closets. Extra storage in the attic. Parkfairfax is a beautiful community, full of trees and walking paths. Pools, tennis courts and even a fitness room. Just a short walk to Shirlington Village restaurants, shops and entertainment and easy access to 395 - short commute to DC. Close to Pentagon, Del Ray and Old Town. Well served by Metro busses including direct Pentagon Metro bus. This one is a real jewel and you won't want to miss it . [Parkfairfax - $299,000]

4316 Brookside Dr

Come in and stay awhile, or forever. This contemporary home in Pinecrest is the best of both worlds, located in the sweet space between ultra-urban living and rural residential neighborhoods, where you may have your privacy and your convenience too. Warm main level living spaces welcome you home and offer an ideal floor plan for both modern family and entertaining needs. A central island subtly separates utilitarian appliances while also blending the living and dining areas with the kitchen. The bar height island offers functional countertop and storage space plus seating - great for on the go tasks or a quick meal. Hosting is a breeze because there is no barrier between you and the action. Continue conversations while preparing meals. A hallway leads to three bedrooms, either easily converted into office space, and a completely renovated full bath with luxurious marble countertops, warm hold hardware and fixtures, and modern tile and flooring. At the end of the hall is the primary bedroom with an ensuite bath. Two sidelight windows column the French doors leading from the main level to a generously sized deck overlooking the heated, freshwater pool and second patio. The yard and patio are sheltered by perimeter fencing wrap around the home to offer an easy exit to the paved driveway or daylight basement. The lower level offers casual recreation space for lounging away the weekend, watching the big game with friends, or enjoying a quiet movie night. A fourth bedroom and full bath are convenient for overnight guests. A storage room is tucked away to the rear of the basement - perfect keeping holiday decorations, tools, and other items close by but out of sight. Brookside Drive offers easy access to many popular and necessary amenities. Barcroft Plaza, less than a mile away, is home to Harris Teeter, Lidl, Glory Days Grill, and over 20 other shopping and dining options. Mason Park, also less than a mile distance, hosts a Thursday morning farmers? market with fresh and local produce. Green Spring Gardens and Pinecrest Golf Course are additional nearby public recreation spaces. Want to explore a bit further away? Dine, shop, and peruse the many charms of Old Town or the nightlife of National Harbor, only a skip, hop and a jump away via nearby commuting routes I-395 and 1-495. [Pinecrest - $840,000]

1200 Braddock Pl #211

Premium condo building located just a 2 minute walk to the Braddock Metro Station. Amazon HQ at Crystal City Metro stop. Super location with fully renovated kitchen and bathrooms. Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a brand new washer and dryer in unit. Brand new hardwood floors throughout the kitchen, living/dining area, bedrooms, plus gorgeous porcelain floors in both bathrooms. Home has been freshly painted, and you can thank the seller for removing the hideous popcorn ceiling. Overall this is a lovely 2bed/1.5bath condo with an oversized balcony. Assigned garage parking, swimming pool, exercise room and sauna room. PLUS only a 5 minute uber/lyft ride to shopping, restaurants, other public transportation and parks. View the virtual tour here https://vimeo.com/cassafilms/review/459467762/49a2cecb84 [Braddock Place - $490,000]

4912 Treetop Ln

Welcome to the flourishing Rose Hill Farm neighborhood, in historic Alexandria, Va. This well maintained home is situated on a very large flat lot in this desirably located community. Perfect for commuters with two Metro stations both with parking within 2.5 miles! Also, the efficient Fairfax Connector system has a stop one block away. The wonderful Lee Recreation Center is just down the road. Walking, running and bike path/trails abound. Huntley Meadows Park is 2 miles away! Very to shopping and Kingstowne. Easy access to Old Town - Alexandria. The newly remodeled Fairfax County John Marshall Public library one block away. The current owners have lovingly cared for this home since purchasing it in 2017. They have made great strides in making the home even better than when they bought it, including the following upgrades: new 19' X 19' deck; entire interior freshly painted; newly painted storage barn; beautiful hardwoods refinished at the last purchase, and still in good shape; new landscaping; also new shutters, new front door and frame plus storm door, and a new sump pump. The kitchen was upgraded in 2016, along with a new roof that same year. A new furnace, hot water heater, and new stairs were installed in 2015! Being situated toward the front of a this 1/3 acre lot, the home boasts a large deck with sail canopy, opening to the huge fully fenced backyard where you will enjoy the fire-pit, with tons of space for your favorite outdoor activities including: sports, games, cookouts, etc. Hurry to see this gem! Please wear face masks and distance! One party at a time - no overlapping please! [Rose Hill Farm - $499,000]

8 E Mason Ave

Among the finest locations in the Alexandria area featuring a rarely available lovely all brick 3 bedroom 2.5 bath town home with 3 finished levels. Ideally located in the heart of Del Ray and a short walk to the Metro. Walking distance to Mt. Vernon Avenue, cafe's, bars and markets - no need for a car. Newly refinished hardwood floors, spacious living room and separate dining room, kitchen with new cabinets, stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile flooring and beautiful counter tops. Half bath on the main floor. Second Floor - Master Bedroom with built-ins in the master bedroom closet, 2nd bedroom with built-ins in the closet and 3rd bedroom with a cedar closet and wired for a second phone line with a different phone number - great for a home office. Hall bath with tub/shower and new fixtures. Basement features a family room with a brick wood burning fireplace and a wood mantle and a bar sink - great space for entertaining! Laundry room with a washer and dryer, cabinets and a utility sink. Full bath with a tiled shower. Family room leads to an inviting fully fenced back court yard with a brick patio and raised gardens to enjoy growing vegetables and has an array of beautiful flowers and trees that makes this area a relaxing spot to enjoy any time of the day! New windows in 2014-2015. Attic storage space is floored and has easy access. [Del Ray - $760,000]

Alexandria Nominated For World’s Best Awards in Travel + Leisure Magazine

The City of Alexandria is once again in the spotlight for its historical nature and beautiful architectures as it has been nominated for Travel + Leisure Magazine’s Worlds Best Awards for 2020.  The city has been nominated in the cities category while Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa in Old Town has been nominated in the hotels category. Residents of Alexandria are urged to vote for the city with a chance of winning one of five international travel prizes. Voting is open until midnight on March 2, 2020. Continue reading

Alexandria Public Schools Receive Full Accreditation

For the first time in 20 years all public schools in Alexandria have full received accreditation. The Jefferson Houston School and T.C. Williams High School, the lone schools who did not meet accreditation standards became the new additions to the group following a release by the Virginia Department of Education. Full accreditation means that the schools meet or exceed state standards or have shown at least sufficient improvement. Superintendent Gregory C Hutchins stated that “this kind of success doesn’t happen by chance nor does it happen overnight.” While the public schools system is happy for the success of all the schools the superintendent believes there is more work to be done.

https://wtop.com/alexandria/2019/10/for-first-time-all-alexandria-schools-receive-accreditation/

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Butterfly Effect Mural Raises $10,000 In Donations

The Butterfly Effect Mural which was painted near the intersection of king and north Patrick streets have raised over $10,000 in donations for non profit organizations. The mural which was created by Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker in partnership with artist Tasha Wahl, ACT for Alexandria, Asana Partners and Bloomers has garnered attention from many residents who use their social media to donate to these non profit organizations. Continue reading

Block.one To Set New Headquarters In Arlington And Create 170 New Jobs

Block.one, a provider of blockchain software, is set to establish its headquarters in Arlington County.

According to Gov. Ralph Northam, Block.one will invest $10 million for the project which will bring about 170 new jobs over a period of three years. Virginia had successfully competed with Washington, D.C. for this million-dollar project.

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