The facade of the house, crafted with distinctive Flemish bond brick construction, has remained unchanged and appears in a Matthew Brady Civil War era photograph. Exterior decorative cornice and brackets and a front gas lantern add to the classicism and curb appeal. The interior reflects one of the finest examples of Greek revival in Old Town and contains stunning millwork as well as curved walls on two levels, McVeigh~s signature architectural element. The historic double parlor features Corinthian columns,hand-molded plaster work, and ornate brass chandeliers in the double parlor living rooms.
Circa 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.
The perfect formula for living in Old Town is 530 N Pitt Street. Urban elegance plus convenience equals unparalleled luxury. Four floors of total luxurious living welcomes you home. Sophisticated and high end finishes provide the perfect backdrop for entertaining, while the location’s convenience in Old Town beckons you to stroll along King St or the waterfront.The foyer opens to the main level and an abundance of natural light, starting with a formal living room including recessed lighting and wainscoting. The hallway leads to a fluid space connecting the kitchen, dining and casual lounge areas. French doors open to a private Travertine patio – perfect for enjoying time together al fresco, away from the cares of the day. Your desire is fresh indoor and outdoor spaces and the house delivers. The recent gourmet kitchen renovation gives this space a fresh face featuring Bosch stainless steel appliances, including a five burner gas range and hood, quartzite countertops, modern pendant lighting and custom cabinetry accented by sleek hardware and made better by convenient features such as in-drawer power outlets, a footstep opening and pull-out spice racks. On the second floor, a spacious master suite and luxurious master bath provide a tranquil retreat, mindfully renovated to include quartzite countertops, touchless mirrors with defrost, marble tile and flooring, a multi-shower head glass enclosure for showering, and a separate water closet with a heated bidet. A private office and enclosed laundry area complete the second level. Two bedrooms, both with full baths and walk-in closets, are on the third floor. A sitting area, with custom built-in shelving, and a linen closet separate the bedrooms. Unwind on the lower level where casual living space, complemented by a gas fireplace, is the ideal place to relax or accommodate guests in the fourth bedroom with full bath. Storage poses no problem in this townhome with space on every level. The large two-car garage has a pulldown staircase leading to a storage attic over the garage. The garage is conveniently accessed from the adjoining main level patio. Additional updates include new hardwood floors on the upper levels, refinished main level hardwoods, new carpet on the lower level and carpet stair runners throughout. No details have been overlooked, to include the home having a fresh coat of paint and nearly all updated lighting.Parking is a breeze with a private alley leading to the garage and ample street parking. 530 N Pitt St, located between Pendleton and Oronoco Streets, is truly Old Town living at its finest; it’s only a brief walk to the waterfront, Trader Joe’s, the Old Town farmers market and the delight restaurants, culture and shops on King St.
Super-charming and updated 3 BR, 2.5 bath end-unit townhome with detached garage in historic Old Town Alexandria! Spacious, light and bright throughout, this adorable home packs a big punch with over 1,390 SF. The main level of this home features gorgeous hardwood floors, a cozy LR with built-ins and wood-burning fireplace, and a well-appointed DR with chair-rail, crown molding and plantation shutters. The updated, chef-worthy kitchen boasts a center island with breakfast counter, a 6-burner cooktop, range hood, granite countertops, under-cabinet lights, and stainless steel appliances. Guests will also appreciate the all-important, renovated, main-level powder room! Morning sunlight floods through the glass French doors that lead to a fantastic, 22 x 12, fully-fenced brick patio and rare, detached 1-car garage. The upper level features an en-suite Master BR with pretty views and tons of natural light. Bedroom 2 could easily double as a home-office or den with dual closets and hardwood floors. Bedroom 3, also with dual closets, features built-in bookshelves and clever storage options. With a furnace and A/C unit less than 1 year old, updates throughout, and fresh exterior paint, this townhome in the heart of it all is truly turn-key ready! Only 6 blocks to Braddock Metro, 1.8 miles to Amazon HQ2, and just minutes to DC, Pentagon & Reagan Airport. The shops, parks, restaurants and night-life of Old Town Alexandria await you!
OPEN SUNDAY! Historic semi-detached 2.5 story clapboard house built in 1852. An unusual feature: lovely hallway 28 feet long and is floored with pine boards cut to exact length and laid without joints. Double parlor with built in bookcases, formal dining room, country kitchen, five bedrooms, six fireplaces, secluded rear garden. Wrought iron gate leads to award winning private parking cars.
Great property with lots of potential Located in the heart of Old Town, this property is currently divided into 2 units. They are currently rented for $1,300.00 and $1,350.00 per month. The leases are month to month. Options for the property: 1. Keep the property rented for now and hold for long term investment. 2. Build a new single family home. We have drawings completed to tear down the existing house and build a four level single family home. The plans will need to be updated for code changes. The VAR has previously approved the demolition of existing house and construction of new home but the approval has expired so the VAR will have to approve again. Divide the unit into condos. We already have the drawings completed for this. The legal work still needs to be completed. My attorney has started the process but has not completed it yet.
NEW PRICE! TREMENDOUS VALUE! Historic home on a majestic half-acre of tranquil gardens with grand renovated living space in the heart of Old Town Alexandria! The subject of a detailed & complete, professional restoration – the Boyhood Home of Robert E. Lee is a newly-functional home in an antique and beautiful envelope. A registered VA Landmark, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this address is also rated a “Walker’s Paradise” by WalkScore.com – with eclectic shops, dining, grocery, Founders Park, Potomac River waterfront marina, and more, all just moments outside the doorstep! Only minutes to downtown DC or Amazon’s future HQ2 in Crystal City!
Overlooking Windmill Hill Park on one of Old Town’s most sought-after blocks, this 5-bedroom stunner offers unobstructed panoramic views of the Potomac River. Built in 1820, this historic home was meticulously renovated with improvements that incorporate modern amenities while preserving its original charm. Original floors, interior trim, and windows have all been carefully restored to original conditions rarely found in historic homes. Top quality Farrow and Ball paint has been applied inside and out. An expanded kitchen boasts premium appliances, Italian Carrara marble, and radiant heated floors. Carefully hidden to preserve the home’s architectural integrity, six independent climate zones were added throughout to provide efficient comfort. A centrally located wood-burning fireplace in the dining room delivers natural heat and aesthetic appeal. Exposed historic brick, radiant heated floors, high ceilings, windows and a graduated exit stairwell will make this basement one of the most unique features of this home. With custom cabinetry and built-ins throughout, the overall layout is both cozy and convenient, incorporating plenty of storage such as his/her master bedroom closets and an attic for storage.
This gracious semi-detached Federal style brick row home was built in the late 1700s and was the home of Robert E. Lee’s father General “Light Horse Harry” Henry Lee in the early 1800s–who was the ninth Governor of Virginia and famous for delivering President George Washington’s eulogy. The home is zoned RM which allows for a myriad of residential/commercial uses. There are currently seven bedrooms, four full and one half baths, three kitchens, three laundry closets and seven fireplaces. A pebble driveway leads to ample parking in the rear of the home as well as a side garden adorned with fruit trees and grass lawn. Centrally located in the heart of Old Town’s historic district on Cameron nearest to cross street N Washington–a direct commuting route into Washington, DC, Reagan National, the Pentagon and new Amazon HQ2. Numerous recent upgrades include a newer roof, HVAC as well as updated baths and kitchens. Perfect for a residence/office combination or conversion back to a fabulous 4,200+ sq ft single family residence.
Rich in historical detail this is one of the most inviting properties on coveted Wolfe Street. This plaqued home, one of only 200 structures remaining that were built before 1820, is located in the heart of Historic Old Town. The property marries both the rich history and preservation of Alexandria with thoughtful modern finishes and architecturally sound renovations. The home was featured on the 2018 Vernacular Architecture Forum~s tour of Historic Homes in Old Town.Only three blocks to King Street, the center of Old Town, this home is just minutes from the King Street Metro as well as the newly developed Potomac River Waterfront Park. From the front door it’s just a short stroll to over 200 boutiques and specialty shops as well as dozens of renowned restaurants and specialty eateries. The location provides for a pedestrian lifestyle that offers convenient access to all public transportation and commuter routes. The home is also within the sought after Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy school district. Exquisite curb appeal with desirable ~3 Window Frontage~ and corner lot allows the sunlight to pour through windows on three sides. One of the widest of Old Town~s row homes, the property features larger than average room sizes and taller ceilings which contribute to a sense of spaciousness unique for row homes.The double corner lot, hand surveyed by George Washington, features an exceptionally deep garden with extensive landscaping including three custom tiered brick patios surrounded by an ivy covered privacy fence, azaleas, holly, spring flowers and a working fountain. The fully fenced garden is pet friendly, private and serene. The lot is nearly twice the size of the average lot in Old Town which offers the potential of expansion or a possible carriage house/garage for off-street parking. The home also offers the perfect balance of modern conveniences and historic character. Some of the more notable historic features include wavy glass windows, original broad plank wood floors, hand-hewn beams, crown moldings, multiple built-in floor to ceiling bookcases and oil cloth floor cover and French Doors to patio off the dining room. Four elegant vintage hand-carved mantels and four fireplaces – two with vintage firebacks are in the main living spaces of the home. Important renovations on the property include a fully updated kitchen with custom cabinetry, Botticino honed marble countertops, porcelain farmhouse sink and white subway tile backsplash. The spacious and delightful master suite has large en suite luxury bath (Thermostatic shower valve and Geneva lever handle trim by Grohe/Axor Montreux hand shower by Hans Grohe w/ 36~ adjustable wall bar in Polished Chrome) a walk in closet plus two additional closets. All exterior siding and shutters have been painted and the standing seam metal roof recently sealed. New HVAC with 10-year transferable warranty and new LG front loading washer and dryer convey with the property.The lower level of the property has wonderful potential for finishing~the beautiful stonework and brick detailing will take you back in time. Unexpectedly spacious, the basement offers plenty of room for storage, wine cellar or a fully finished space. The current owners of the property have lovingly and impeccably maintained the home inside and out over the years with integrity. This historic home remembers the past but also nods to the future. The property awaits the next owner who will value and appreciate the finer points of this prominent home in the heart of Historic Old Town.
4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
Home size: 2280
Added: 09/04/19, Last Updated: 10/15/2019
Property Type: Townhouse for Sale
MLS Number: VAAX239154
Subdivision: Old Town
List Price: 1710000.00