$315,000 - 6055-A Essex House Sq #AGREAT LOCATION for this stylish and pet friendly ALEXANDRIA garden style CONDO at the sought after ESSEX HOUSE. Enjoy the open feel at this renovated and spacious ground floor TWO BEDROOM TWO BATH END CORNER UNIT with a private PATIO & PARKING with over $17,500 in recent updates and renovations! A commuters dream just 12 miles from the nation's capital with easy access to the Capital Beltway and the Franconia-Springfield and Van Dorn Street METRO stations. Retail, restaurants and entertainment abound at Kingstowne Town Center with over 5,000 S.F. of retail including Safeway, T.J. Maxx, Radio Shack, World Market, Home Goods, Panera, Firehouse Subs, AT&T, Bonefish Grill, and the 16 movie theater. Residents can also enjoy artisanal fare at the seasonal weekly farmers market. With almost 1200 SF, this condo has been tastefully and neutrally renovated and features new hardwoods, granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances, light fixtures, ceramic tiling, soothing paint hues and abundant natural light. Step into the ceramic entryway with deep coat closet to the large open plan sun filled living and dining area boasting a wood burning fireplace and stone surround with built in cabinets and bookshelves with glass patio doors leading to a private patio. The renovated kitchen features all the bells and whistles for the discerning buyer; new stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry with granite countertops leading to a separate utility closet with a new stackable washer/ dryer. The sunlit MBR suite features floor to ceiling patio doors for patio access, large walk in closet and an updated white MBA with ceramic floor tiles. Across the living room there is large second bedroom featuring an oversized double window and walk in closet. A neutral hall bath with a shower /tub combo complete the unit. The fully fenced private patio is great for a relaxing favorite beverage and alfresco entertaining!Essex House is part of the Manchester Lakes Master Association and residents have access to all community, resort like amenities including two pools, fitness center, community rec center, basketball court, tennis courts, and a children's playground. The affordable condo fee includes water - All this and less than 2 miles to Franconia-Springfield METRO ~ why rent when you can own! Stylish suburban living at its best. This value is hard to beat!