400 Madison St #303 Alexandria Virginia 22314 Just Listed For $575,000

 
high-rise condos at 400 Madison St #303, Alexandria 22314
high-rise condos at Alexandria House is in Alexandria 22314
OPEN SUN 2-5! Beautiful 2 BR, 2 BA corner unit in luxury condo! Enjoy the city views from expansive wraparound balcony. Open & spacious floor plan w/floor to ceiling windows & gleaming new flooring. Updated kitchen w/granite countertops, … [Read more]
2 beds, 2 full baths Home size: 1,298 sq.ft. Added: 05/05/17, Last Updated: 05/05/2017 Property Type: Residential Hi-Rise 9+ Floors for Sale MLS Number: AX9937555 Subdivision: Alexandria House
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Washington Square shopping in Old Town

Washington Square
Washington Square in Old Town Alexandria VA
Washington Square is a 235,000 square foot Class A mixed-use office/retail complex developed on a two-acre site along Alexandria's main street, North Washington Street, in historic Old Town Alexandria. Washington Square features twin four-story buildings with brick and cast stone exterior façades and glass curtain walls overlooking a spacious courtyard. Tenants are attracted by the property's 3-story atrium lobbies, fitness center, concierge service, 600 space parking structure and computerized energy management system. Washington Square serves nearby condos at Port Royal, Alexandria House, Liberty Row, Watergate of Alexandria, Abingdon Row and more.  Many residents from greater Alexandria, Crystal City and Fairfax County visit Washington Square because of the popular grocer Trader Joe's which is located here. In addition to Trader Joe's, Washington Square tenants include Talbots, FedEx Kinko's, Starbucks Coffee, and Chevy Chase Bank.

Recent Listings

PANORAMIC POTOMAC RIVER VIEWS from every room*Located on the north-east corner of the building, this spacious, bright 1170 SF 2BR /2BA with a large balcony on the 9th floor offers the best views in the building**This freshly painted unit includes an updated electrical panel with new breakers, Thermopane windows and sliding glass door, 3 upgraded digital HVAC units and two walk-in closets.**Unit is being sold AS-IS- Sellers will offer to install carpeting at purchasers choice of color or a $3000 closing cost credit and a $500 credit for a new dishwasher** By-laws have been amended to allow unit owners, at their expense, to install a single unit combo washer dryer upon approval by Board**Hallway remodeling project is in process**Hunting Creek Club is a condo community conveniently located just five blocks from the Huntington Metro station with easy access to Rt 1, 495, Old Town Alexandria and National Airport. Near the foot of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and just across the river from National Harbor and MGM, this location is also within a reasonable commute to the Pentagon, Ft. Myer, Bolling AFB and Ft. Belvoir. Just over five miles to National Landing, Reagan National Airport and Crystal City. It is also just a quick bike ride over to the Potomac River waterfront and the GW Parkway bike trail. HCC offers a 24-hour front desk, pool, tennis, ample parking behind a gated entry and a laundry room on each floor. The condo allows one cat or dog per unit, under 20 lbs. Electricity is submetered in each unit and paid by the occupant. [2059 Huntington Ave #915, Alexandria, VA]

Photos coming soon! Prepare to be VERY pleasantly surprised. Extensively remodeled and renovated! Huge open living room with gas fireplace! Dining room w/wood-burning fireplace & wall of windows and door to deck plus large storage closet! Completely renovated gourmet chef's kitchen! Dekton counters-virtually indestructible - scorch-proof, stain-proof & maintenance-free! Commercial grade range exhaust! 36-inch commercial grade 6-burner range with gas oven. Separate wall oven/microwave. Industrial pot rack & Instant hot water. Upgraded cabinetry! Hardwood floors and just freshly painted throughout. Primary bedroom and newly renovated primary luxury bath w/dual vanities, separate shower & soaking tub! Large secondary bedrooms + full hall bath. Full-daylight lower level with new LVP floors, huge rec room featuring gas fireplace and wet bar! 4th BR & third full bath! PLUS wine cellar w/space for 2200 bottles of wine! Open the secret door to enter your own 'speak easy' for tasting! Extensive hardscape with patio and fire pit along with exterior speakers & lighting! 2-car Attached garage PLUS Detached two-truck bay garage/workshop including gas warehouse heater. 60 gallon air compressor conveys for use in 3 different areas of shop. Riding lawnmower, push mower & snow-blower convey (as-is). Enclosed organic garden with raised beds & key-hole composting concept. New furnace 2019! Whole-house humidifier and gas grill (plumbed to gas line) on deck conveys! [6215 Glenview Ct, Alexandria, VA]

This beautiful 3 level townhouse in Founders Landing is just waiting for a new family to call it home! Lots of upgrades go with this 3 bedroom 2.5 bath beauty on Founders way! Nice stone front façade and covered (4x20) front porch with nice landscaping will bring you in and make you want to stay! Great fenced in back yard for all your little buddies and a 10x12 deck for entertaining family and friends! Deck, front & back were recently pressure washed and look great! Small storge shed in back yard will convey. Two assigned parking spaces out front mean you never have to look for a place to park! Fully finished lower level with all tile floors! Living room, Kitchen, Dinning room, 1/2 bath and laundry are all on the main level. Upgraded Stainless Frig w/icemaker, Dishwasher & gas stove. Hardwoods in Hallway & Kitchen on main level! Lots of storage and a fantastic location all help to make this a great place to live! Less than 5 minutes to I-81, grocery shopping, drug store & Strasburg! Upstairs carpets were just cleaned and ready to go. Make an appointment today to see this turn key property because it won't last long! [178 Founders Way, Strasburg, VA]

Rare opportunity in sought-after Alcova Heights! Built in 1990, recently renovated, 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 level beautiful sun-drenched SFH with an open floor plan and large windows on a private lot nestled among the trees. Main floor gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and slate flooring opens to family room and formal dining room. High ceiling family room with large window and French door leads to the expansive deck. Spacious and bright dining room with picture-view wall-length windows. Living room with fireplace. Main floor include 4th bedroom/library with full bath. Second floor primary bedroom with walk in closet and large, private deck. Luxury primary bath with high ceiling, skylight, Jetted Jacuzzi and separate shower. Additional 2 bedroom with shared full bath. Upper Level laundry with plenty of storage space. New paint. New water heater. Excellent location. Two blocks to Alcova Heights Park, and three blocks to brand-new Harris Teeter. Walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment. Minutes to DC, Amazon HQ2 and National Landing. Suburban living with urban convenience! [4033 7th St S, Arlington, VA]

Wonderful Main-level Living ON THE GOLF COURSE! RESTON, VA -- Now's your chance to own a rare Bonner Home, one of about 65 homes designed by local architect Ken Bonner. Bonner is credited with building Reston's first-ever house. His homes are known for using natural sunlight on lots filled with trees. This Contemporary Bonner Home also backs to the Hidden Creek Golf Course! Spacious 5-bedroom, 3-full bath home sits on a beautiful lot cascading down to the Fairway. Professional Landscaping both front and back. Clerestory windows, Skylight and lots of Glass make this a bright, welcoming home. 3 bedrooms/2 baths main level plus 2 bedrooms/1 bath lower level. Fireplace on both floors. Huge deck overlooking yard & golfcourse, plus private balcony at the Primary Suite. Open House 5/22, 1-4. Offers, if any, Monday by 5pm. This house is being sold as-is, including the HOA inspection. See Documents. [11300 Wedge Dr, Reston, VA]

Located at the end of one of the nicest streets in Fairfax, you'll be impressed with the tall trees and natural beauty of nearby Daniels Run Park trail and Army Navy Country Club. This updated home features a luxurious bath with a deep soaking tub and luxury custom shower, an artist studio, and a must-see garage big enough for a car enthusiast with an impressive amount of space to work. There is a natural gas fireplace on the main level. Enjoy evenings on the full size deck which perfect for anyone looking to grill out and entertain friends. Finished basement includes a large Recreation room and optional office or guest room, and updated full bath. The art studio does have it's own AC unit, a 220 plug if you want to run a kiln, and a sink for cleaning up after an afternoon of painting. A must see if you are looking for a home with the potential for one-level living. Open Sunday this Sunday 1-3 [9701 St Andrews Dr, Fairfax, VA]

Dead line for offers Sunday evening 5/22/2022 [12890 Grays Pointe Rd #12890c, Fairfax, VA]

Beautifully renovated home in Shawneeland located on 3 combined lots. One lot fronts Graywolf and the other 2 lots behind go up to Hawk Trail. Three bedrooms and two full baths on main level with a fourth guest bedroom in lower level off family room with level access to outside through garage. Utility and laundry rooms. New flooring, paint and upgrades. Beautiful stone entry and fenced back yard. Sanitation fee $660/yr. - roads, common ground area, and a trash convenience site. NOTE: After Monday my son's listing will be withdrawn until he can get stuff done that he was not able to get . [150 Graywolf Trl, Winchester, VA]

Location! Location! Location! Sought after layout for this beautiful home featuring three Bedroom plus office and two baths with 2 car parking ideally located near the new Amazon HQ, Pentagon, Pentagon shopping mall, whole foods, Mom's organic market, and the crystal city metro. About 1 mile to the National Airport. This area has numerous gyms, grocery stores, parks and a 5 min drive to Washington DC. Also, Fox street is a one block street and this home is ideally located at end of the cul de sac. [3115 S Fox St, Arlington, VA]

Back on the market. This property features 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bath End unit townhouse . All new up-level appliances including microwave combine wall oven, dishwasher, newest style of refrigerator , cooker-top lay on grommet counter top . New HVCC Machine . New carpet , new blinds ,fresh painting entire house .It is locating Minutes away from I-95, shopping center , restaurants and Marine Crop Base. Owner is related with listing agent. [4225 Allstadt Farm Loop, Dumfries, VA]

Art Festival in Old Town Alexandria VA

Will and Julie at Art Festival
At the 2009 Alexandria Art Festival
This weekend Julie and I went to Old Town with the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group to enjoy the Alexandria Art Festival. The Art Festival occurs every year around this time and features artists and craftsmen from around the area.
2009 Art Festival
2009 Art Festival in Old Town Alexandria
King Street closes to vehicular traffic and artists set-up stalls in the street. It's an easy way to enjoy lots of art from lots of folks. The weather was very co-operative, neither too hot nor too cold.
Old Town Alexandria
2009 Old Town Alexandria
This 12 foot tall image of a koi caught my eye, as did many smaller pieces.
artwork
Arts Festival in Old Town Alexandria
I found that my camera was drawn to the larger pieces, but this is probably because I knew they would photograph well. There were many smaller items for sale too. However, many of us felt that this year's festival seemed to offer more pieces that would be welcomed in a restaurant or hotel lobby than usual and a few number of the smaller pieces that look nice in a home.
harpist
Harpist
There were several musicians playing up and down the street. This harpist sang like an angel, but I have to admit that my favorite was the steel drum player.
King Street
People walking King Street during Art Festival
We walked all the way up to Washington Street before turning around and making way back to the Potomac. After some discussion the group voted to eat at the Charthouse. At the Charthouse, the ladies had a little wine and we enjoyed some relaxed conversation and then dinner. For my part, I think the food at the Charthouse is good, but not great. Even though it's a little pricey, it's worth it because of the pleasant views of the Potomac that are offered. Charthouse
Will Nesbitt About the Author --- Will Nesbitt is the principal broker of Condo Alexandria and Nesbitt Realty. Will specializes in condos, townhouses and single family residences in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Kingstowne. Will resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Alexandria VA in Fairfax County.

Serene River Towers in Autumn

looking up at high-rise
Nine-story high-rise framed by evergreens
Located at 6641 Wakefield Drive in Alexandria VA 22307, blanketed by waterways and parks over 27 acres of woods, River Towers is situated just between Fort Hunt Road and the George Washington Parkway. The serene neighborhood of River Towers offers a relaxed private environment very close to Old Town Alexandria. Residents here have easy access to the Potomac River, Alexandria and Washington D.C. Many condos here have water views. Some have views of the nearby parks. What to Find at River Towers:
front view of 31 building
Welcome to River Towers
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Fitness Center
  • Cinema
  • Game Club
  • Library
  • Mount Vernon Recreation Center
  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Pool
  • Clinic
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Wildlife Viewing
What to Do at River Towers:
  • Basketball
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Shopping
    River Towers in Autumn
    River Towers in Autumn
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Volunteering
With Fall here, River Towers’ is a picturesque nature filled neighborhood more than ever and more exciting activities to enjoy within the community.  

The Many Musicians of Old Town

If you like street music, then you'll find no better spot to wander than Old Town Alexandria. Through-out the week, especially on weekends, musicians gather in Old Town at street corners and near the waterfront to play music for tips and applause. Most are highly talented professionals, some are learning to play their instrument in front of a crowd. I enjoy them both in different ways. Here in Old Town Alexandria, you'll find everything from a lonely saxophone, to steel drums to an entire band. Below I've collected a few photos to give you a taste of Old Town's many musicians. bluegrass This foursome was phenomenal singing and playing old time mountain music. It was a great throwback to the Carters because the gal in the front on the guitar was a great singer. The banjo player and bass were on point, and I love the texture that the mandolin (seated behind guitar) provided. Glass Harp The glass harp as played by Jamie Turner is an old town treat one simply must hear in person to appreciate.
harpist
Harpist
This miss not only strummed the harp to perfection but also sang beautifully. waterfront musicans At the waterfront behind the Torpedo Factory there are often a few soloists serving up music for passers-by. banjo and guitar I heard some fine picking and strumming from this pair.

Recent Listings

PANORAMIC POTOMAC RIVER VIEWS from every room*Located on the north-east corner of the building, this spacious, bright 1170 SF 2BR /2BA with a large balcony on the 9th floor offers the best views in the building**This freshly painted unit includes an updated electrical panel with new breakers, Thermopane windows and sliding glass door, 3 upgraded digital HVAC units and two walk-in closets.

2059 Huntington Ave #915

**Unit is being sold AS-IS- Sellers will offer to install carpeting at purchasers choice of color or a $3000 closing cost credit and a $500 credit for a new dishwasher** By-laws have been amended to allow unit owners, at their expense, to install a single unit combo washer dryer upon approval by Board**Hallway remodeling project is in process**Hunting Creek Club is a condo community conveniently located just five blocks from the Huntington Metro station with easy access to Rt 1, 495, Old Town Alexandria and National Airport. Near the foot of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and just across the river from National Harbor and MGM, this location is also within a reasonable commute to the Pentagon, Ft. Myer, Bolling AFB and Ft. Belvoir. Just over five miles to National Landing, Reagan National Airport and Crystal City. It is also just a quick bike ride over to the Potomac River waterfront and the GW Parkway bike trail. HCC offers a 24-hour front desk, pool, tennis, ample parking behind a gated entry and a laundry room on each floor. The condo allows one cat or dog per unit, under 20 lbs. Electricity is submetered in each unit and paid by the occupant. [Hunting Creek Club - $280,000]

Photos coming soon! Prepare to be VERY pleasantly surprised.

6215 Glenview Ct

Extensively remodeled and renovated! Huge open living room with gas fireplace! Dining room w/wood-burning fireplace & wall of windows and door to deck plus large storage closet! Completely renovated gourmet chef's kitchen! Dekton counters-virtually indestructible - scorch-proof, stain-proof & maintenance-free! Commercial grade range exhaust! 36-inch commercial grade 6-burner range with gas oven. Separate wall oven/microwave. Industrial pot rack & Instant hot water. Upgraded cabinetry! Hardwood floors and just freshly painted throughout. Primary bedroom and newly renovated primary luxury bath w/dual vanities, separate shower & soaking tub! Large secondary bedrooms + full hall bath. Full-daylight lower level with new LVP floors, huge rec room featuring gas fireplace and wet bar! 4th BR & third full bath! PLUS wine cellar w/space for 2200 bottles of wine! Open the secret door to enter your own 'speak easy' for tasting! Extensive hardscape with patio and fire pit along with exterior speakers & lighting! 2-car Attached garage PLUS Detached two-truck bay garage/workshop including gas warehouse heater. 60 gallon air compressor conveys for use in 3 different areas of shop. Riding lawnmower, push mower & snow-blower convey (as-is). Enclosed organic garden with raised beds & key-hole composting concept. New furnace 2019! Whole-house humidifier and gas grill (plumbed to gas line) on deck conveys! [Glenview Heights - $975,000]

This beautiful 3 level townhouse in Founders Landing is just waiting for a new family to call it home! Lots of upgrades go with this 3 bedroom 2.

178 Founders Way

5 bath beauty on Founders way! Nice stone front façade and covered (4x20) front porch with nice landscaping will bring you in and make you want to stay! Great fenced in back yard for all your little buddies and a 10x12 deck for entertaining family and friends! Deck, front & back were recently pressure washed and look great! Small storge shed in back yard will convey. Two assigned parking spaces out front mean you never have to look for a place to park! Fully finished lower level with all tile floors! Living room, Kitchen, Dinning room, 1/2 bath and laundry are all on the main level. Upgraded Stainless Frig w/icemaker, Dishwasher & gas stove. Hardwoods in Hallway & Kitchen on main level! Lots of storage and a fantastic location all help to make this a great place to live! Less than 5 minutes to I-81, grocery shopping, drug store & Strasburg! Upstairs carpets were just cleaned and ready to go. Make an appointment today to see this turn key property because it won't last long! [Founders Landing - $237,500]

Rare opportunity in sought-after Alcova Heights! Built in 1990, recently renovated, 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 level beautiful sun-drenched SFH with an open floor plan and large windows on a private lot nestled among the trees.

4033 7th St S

Main floor gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and slate flooring opens to family room and formal dining room. High ceiling family room with large window and French door leads to the expansive deck. Spacious and bright dining room with picture-view wall-length windows. Living room with fireplace. Main floor include 4th bedroom/library with full bath. Second floor primary bedroom with walk in closet and large, private deck. Luxury primary bath with high ceiling, skylight, Jetted Jacuzzi and separate shower. Additional 2 bedroom with shared full bath. Upper Level laundry with plenty of storage space. New paint. New water heater. Excellent location. Two blocks to Alcova Heights Park, and three blocks to brand-new Harris Teeter. Walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment. Minutes to DC, Amazon HQ2 and National Landing. Suburban living with urban convenience! [Alcova Heights - $1,149,900]

Wonderful Main-level Living ON THE GOLF COURSE! RESTON, VA -- Now's your chance to own a rare Bonner Home, one of about 65 homes designed by local architect Ken Bonner.

11300 Wedge Dr

Bonner is credited with building Reston's first-ever house. His homes are known for using natural sunlight on lots filled with trees. This Contemporary Bonner Home also backs to the Hidden Creek Golf Course! Spacious 5-bedroom, 3-full bath home sits on a beautiful lot cascading down to the Fairway. Professional Landscaping both front and back. Clerestory windows, Skylight and lots of Glass make this a bright, welcoming home. 3 bedrooms/2 baths main level plus 2 bedrooms/1 bath lower level. Fireplace on both floors. Huge deck overlooking yard & golfcourse, plus private balcony at the Primary Suite. Open House 5/22, 1-4. Offers, if any, Monday by 5pm. This house is being sold as-is, including the HOA inspection. See Documents. [Reston - $849,000]

Located at the end of one of the nicest streets in Fairfax, you'll be impressed with the tall trees and natural beauty of nearby Daniels Run Park trail and Army Navy Country Club.

9701 St Andrews Dr

This updated home features a luxurious bath with a deep soaking tub and luxury custom shower, an artist studio, and a must-see garage big enough for a car enthusiast with an impressive amount of space to work. There is a natural gas fireplace on the main level. Enjoy evenings on the full size deck which perfect for anyone looking to grill out and entertain friends. Finished basement includes a large Recreation room and optional office or guest room, and updated full bath. The art studio does have it's own AC unit, a 220 plug if you want to run a kiln, and a sink for cleaning up after an afternoon of painting. A must see if you are looking for a home with the potential for one-level living. Open Sunday this Sunday 1-3 [Fairfax Country Club Estates - $799,000]

Dead line for offers Sunday evening 5/22/2022.

12890 Grays Pointe Rd #12890c

  Will Nesbitt   About the Author --- Will Nesbitt is the principal broker of Condo Alexandria and Nesbitt Realty. Will specializes in condos, townhouses and single family residences in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Kingstowne. Will resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Alexandria VA in Fairfax County.

Murphy’s Irish Pub in Old Town

Murphy's Harp
The harp is over the hearth at Murphy's
Murphy's Grand Irish Pub is located in Old Town Alexandria on King Street just a few paces from Washington Street/the George Washington Parkway. Murphy's serves up Irish classics and pub fare. The prices are reasonable and the food is good. Murphy's also has a calendar of events filled with various musical entertainment. Together with Eamon's and a few other places in Alexandria, Old Town has plenty to warm the Irish heart.

Recent Listings

$280,000: 2059 Huntington Ave #915

2059 Huntington Ave #915

Beds: 2 / Baths: 2 full baths / Living Area: 1,170 sqft

PANORAMIC POTOMAC RIVER VIEWS from every room*Located on the north-east corner of the building,...

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$975,000: 6215 Glenview Ct

6215 Glenview Ct

Beds: 4 / Baths: 3 full baths / Living Area: 3,318 sqft

Photos coming soon! Prepare to be VERY pleasantly surprised. Extensively remodeled and...

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$237,500: 178 Founders Way

178 Founders Way

Beds: 3 / Baths: 2 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 1,320 sqft

This beautiful 3 level townhouse in Founders Landing is just waiting for a new family to call it...

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$1,149,900: 4033 7th St S

4033 7th St S

Beds: 4 / Baths: 3 full baths / Living Area: 2,408 sqft

Rare opportunity in sought-after Alcova Heights! Built in 1990, recently renovated, 4 bedrooms,...

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$849,000: 11300 Wedge Dr

11300 Wedge Dr

Beds: 5 / Baths: 3 full baths / Living Area: 3,002 sqft

Wonderful Main-level Living ON THE GOLF COURSE! RESTON, VA -- Now's your chance to own a rare...

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$799,000: 9701 St Andrews Dr

9701 St Andrews Dr

Beds: 3 / Baths: 2 full baths / Living Area: 2,263 sqft

Located at the end of one of the nicest streets in Fairfax, you'll be impressed with the tall...

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$329,000: 12890 Grays Pointe Rd #12890c

12890 Grays Pointe Rd #12890c

Beds: 2 / Baths: 2 full baths / Living Area: 1,087 sqft

Dead line for offers Sunday evening 5/22/2022

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$309,900: 150 Graywolf Trl

150 Graywolf Trl

Beds: 4 / Baths: 2 full baths / Living Area: 1,962 sqft

Beautifully renovated home in Shawneeland located on 3 combined lots. One lot fronts Graywolf...

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$649,997: 3115 S Fox St

3115 S Fox St

Beds: 3 / Baths: 2 full baths / Living Area: 952 sqft

Location! Location! Location! Sought after layout for this beautiful home featuring three...

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$495,000: 4225 Allstadt Farm Loop

4225 Allstadt Farm Loop

Beds: 3 / Baths: 3 full, 1 half baths / Living Area: 2,244 sqft

Back on the market. This property features 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bath End unit townhouse . All new...

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inside Murphy's
Inside the pub, Murphy's is almost as dark as Guiness beer.

A walk on the waterfront

Fortune Teller at waterfront
Fortune Teller in Old Town
I took a walk on waterfront in Old Town Alexandria VA last night. The temperature was absolutely perfect as was the humidity. There were crowds, but it wasn't too much. I saw folks rushing to the Nina Dandy and other boats for an evening of cruising. There were several street musicians playing King St. At the pass-thru under the Torpedo Factory, a gentleman was playing the saxophone. And down along the water a street magician was showing his stuff. The balloon men were there creating animals and entertaining the children. A fortune teller was portending the future. A parrot rescue group had a flock of parrots and similar birds which were available for photos. But then a light misting rain started to fall and the crowds scattered. At first they hid in the Food Court and on the trolley. The musicians were the first to pack, and they packed quickly to ensure their instruments weren't damaged. The mule drawn carriage pulled off and soon the streets were quiet. We walked around a bit, enjoying the peace and quiet. And then we were gone as well.
Street Magician
Street magic at the water front in Old Town Alexandria VA

Will Nesbitt About the Author --- Will Nesbitt is the principal broker of Condo Alexandria and Nesbitt Realty. Will specializes in condos, townhouses and single family residences in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Crystal City, and Kingstowne. Will resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Alexandria VA in Fairfax County.

At Alexandria’s Southside on the Potomac

Alexandria VA
Market Square at City Hall
Old Town is called Old Town because it is the oldest part of Alexandria. Old Town was originally laid out in 1749 it is a nationally designated historic district. Many of Old Town's 4,000 historic buildings houses, art galleries, antique shops and restaurants are historic sites. Once the site of the second-largest slave market in the United States, Old Town’s Market Square now contains a large fountain, extensive landscaping and a Saturday morning farmers’ market. Old Town is known for its illustrious residents and guests. George Washington called it home. Robert E. Lee worshiped at Christ Church and Thomas Jefferson entertained at nearby Gadsby’s Tavern. Old Town Alexandria offer a full menu of dining choices with restaurants ranging from fast-food to white tablecloth. A night on the town can be had at spots such as the Oyster Bar and Club Room at Union Street.
Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy
Lyles Crouch Traditional Academy
Some of the most desirable addresses in Old Town are found on the south side along the Potomac River. St. Asaph's Square and Porto Vecchio are two condo communities in the south end. St. Asaph's Square is found in a neighborhood near Lyles Crouch Elementary. Porto Vecchio straddles the Mount Vernon trail which runs upriver toward Reagan National Airport and downriver toward Mount Vernon. Many residents of Porto Vecchio have views of the Belle Haven Marina or the Belle Haven Country Club.

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Properties in Old Town South

$1,499,000 at Old Town SE Quadrant
$1,290,000 at Old Town Alexandria
$1,675,000 at Old Town Alexandria
$599,900 at Arch Hall
$1,195,000 at Porto Vecchio
$1,200,000 at Old Town Alexandria
$2,495,000 at Liberty Row
$759,900 at Old Town
$1,395,000 at Yates Gardens

What is a Listing Agent?

When homeowners are preparing to sell their property in Northern Virginia, they turn to a listing agent. As the title suggests, the listing agent will list the home for sale in the MLS, or multiple listing service. They are a licensed real estate professional who represents the homeowners throughout the process of selling a home. In addition, all Nesbitt Realty agents are also Realtors. (What's the difference between a Realtor and a real estate agent?) It’s important for homeowners in Northern Virginia to choose an agent who they feel confident in. Nesbitt Realty is a family-run business that appreciates the opportunity to compete for your business. Our listing agent will go through the home, look at comparable listings and recent sales in the area, and determine the highest list price for the property. [Learn more about selling] For more information or to set up an appointment call Julie at (703)765-0300.

Charming Row Homes on Pommander Street

The Pommander townhomes are located in Old Town Alexandria, South near the Potomac View Park.  Built in the late-1960's and early 1970's, these townhomes were designed in the style of redbrick, colonial row houses. The homes are relatively large, and vary in size from 1,000 to 3,000 square feet.  The location of Pommander is perfect for strolling down to the Potomac riverfront or over to the busy and historic King Street in Old Town with its boutiques, dining, and nightlife.
sailboat
Sailing on the Potomac
Conveniently located in Old Town Alexandria, South, the Pommander townhomes are only a short drive away from the King Street Metro, Washington, D.C., and Ronald Reagan National Airport.  Residents can also walk to coffee, restaurants, shops, and Balducci’s food market. Pommander is served by  Lyles-Crouch Elementary SchoolGeorge Washington Middle School, and  T.C. Williams High School. Pommander townhomes for sale:

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