Built in 1995 by respected builders EYA, these homes have space and charm close to Old Town Alexandria. Enjoy views of the Potomac River from your bedroom at this ideal location next to Oronoco Bay Park at the end of Madison St. The park is great for both children and dog lovers! The homes have around 1700 -2200 square feet with private patios, balconies and a garage. These homes sell from 800,000 to over one million.
Enjoy the ease of condo living? The 23-story Alexandria House boasts fantastic views from their wrap around balconies and floor to ceiling windows. Located at Madison and N Pitt Streets, they are only four blocks from the Potomac River and Oronoco Bay Park and close to the shops and restaurants of Old Town. Great for commuters, park your car in the underground garage and ride the metro only 7 blocks away, be in the district in 15 minutes. Full of amenities like a rooftop pool, sauna, exercise room and concierge. Available to rent or purchase starting in the upper $500,000 for a 2 bedroom, 2-bath condo.
On the northern edge of Old Town Alexandria on the banks of the Potomac River lays Marina Towers Condominiums. Take advantage of the bike path that extends down to Mount Vernon and the Potomac Landing Sailing Marina only a short walk away. Amenities include a pool, gym and grill area with gazebos available to all residents. All of this and waterfront views for sale in the $300,000 range, renting possibilities also available.
This area is in the midst of change, extending from Cameron Street north to 1st Street and North Washington Street west to the metro rail line. Alexandria city counsel has implemented plans to revitalize this area with usable open spaces, walkable retail stores/services and improved parking/public transportation. This is a great place to buy now as an investment for the future. The planning committee has made sure to include a variety of housing types, from older homes to new construction, to open this area to a variety of incomes. While waiting for the new retail stores to open, this area is still close to King St. The best selling point is in the community name, walking distance to a metro line, perfect for commuters.
Located on South Washington Street right outside of the capital beltway is Porto Vecchio Condominiums. The name really serves this building modeled after a Mediterranean villa. Instead of views of the ocean, one can still have the benefit of the tranquil effects of water from the Potomac River. The typical unit, of the 125 in the building, offers open floor plans, whirlpool tubs, formal dining room and updated kitchens. Another great amenity is underground parking, where you can store your car and take advantage of the bike path down to Mount Vernon. Some other aspects to consider are the exercise room, swimming pool, dock, sauna, extra storage rooms and limousine service. Rent or buy in this building at a variety of price points from $450,000 for a one bedroom to over $1 million for a penthouse.
Located in the southeast quadrant of old town Alexandria at Union and Franklin streets, Ford’s Landing offers luxury new construction townhomes. Potomac river views top off the spectacular quality of these homes, which were built on land that was once a Ford motor plant. The elegance includes granite counters, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchens and attached garages. Average listing price is 1.2 million.
Located on the 700 block of South Union Street facing the community of Ford’s Landing is the exclusive community of Backyard Boats. The 28 luxury townhouses were built in 2002 and offer an expansive layout that is rare in the more historic homes of Old Town Alexandria. Some homes feature almost 4,000 sq. ft., which includes 4 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, plus garage parking. Enjoy high ceilings, wood floors, gourmet kitchen and stone patio, all just steps from the Potomac River. These magnificent properties can be yours for $1million or more depending on the model.
Federal and Georgian architectures set the stage for this beautiful waterfront townhouse community found along Union and Wolfe Streets. Brick terraces and underground parking are a fantastic addition to these spacious homes. Surrounded by the river and parks, your home becomes a calming retreat. These townhouses are part of a condo association, so kick back knowing your home’s exterior is cared for. The usual price for a home in this community is around $1 million.