$1,575,000 - 210 N Fairfax StModern 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!
$2,579,000 - 211 Prince StOutstanding Federal house on Gentry Row, built circa 1784 by Captain John Harper. Once the home of Dr. Elijah Cullen Dick, who, along with Dr. Craik, attended George Washington on his deathbed. It was Dr. Elijah Dick who famously stopped the clock at Washington's death. The curved stone steps lead into the gracious entry hallway, which opens to the formal living room and dining rooms, separated by a gracious arch, each with wood burning fireplaces, and deeply articulated moldings. The dining room offers two china cabinets, each of which opens on hinges to reveal hidden storage. A full length glass door leads to the walled brick garden with whimsical fish pond. The eat in kitchen features Chinese red cabinets, custom ornamentation, stainless steel appliances and countertops, gas fireplace on raised hearth and French doors to the brick garden. Off the kitchen is a powder room, pantry, elevator and access to the "horse alley" leading to the street. On the second level, sunlight streams into the grand ballroom from the three windows across the front of the house, enhanced by a stately fireplace on the west wall. The library is paneled in original pine, while a discreet wet bar peaks out from behind folding doors on the way to the booklined passageway to the guest bedroom and bath above the kitchen. The third floor offers a sun drenched master bedroom with en suite bath and fireplace, as well as a third bedroom and hall bath. Down another passageway above the horse alley, there is a bright and sunny exercise/laundry room or playroom. The fourth floor opens to a fabulous bright and airy fourth bedroom, with arched faux stone feature, resembling a massive fireplace bracketing the bed in this room. There is a full bath on this level and steps leading to an attic for extra storage. There are four bedrooms and four and a half updated/renovated baths, elevator from the first floor to the second and third floor bedroom levels and heart pine floors throughout. The seven wood burning fireplaces are located in the living room, dining room, ballroom, library, master bedroom, second and third bedrooms. There is an additional gas fireplace in the kitchen, adding warmth and ambiance to the kitchen eat in area. There is a large basement accessed from the back of the stairs on the main level, with loads of storage and a wine cellar. The Dr. Dick house is an outstanding example of early Alexandria architecture, built to last for centuries and perhaps even more charming today than in the 1780's.
$5,200,000 - 217 S Fairfax StWelcome to 217 South Fairfax, one of Old Town's most outstanding and desirable properties. The Sanford Dempsey House is an in-town historic estate that offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 9,000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1/2 bathrooms, and impressive rooms for entertaining and comfortable living. A double garage and expansive driveway offer private off-street parking for 5 cars - right in the heart of Old Town's historic district. The property boasts a subterranean theater/media room, large chefs kitchen and catering pantries, a guest suite with its own kitchen, bath and living rooms, and an historic smoke house recently converted into a SMART office. Extensive handcrafted moldings, original wide-plank hardwood flooring, and six fireplaces with hand-carved limestone mantles set this home apart. The property has been upgraded to modern technical standards with cat 5/cat 6 cabling, cameras and Mobotix panels throughout the house for one-touch controls for Savant and smart home automation. Located only 2 blocks from King Street and the waterfront, the house sits in a prime location and on a spacious double lot. The quarter acre lot is graced by lush lawns and manicured specimen gardens, including a trellised wisteria which surrounds a lovely outdoor patio. 217 South Fairfax -- Old Town's finest address.
$2,475,000 - 317 S Saint Asaph StCirca 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.