3705 Taft Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA


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About 3705 Taft Ave

Welcome home to this stately colonial tucked into the natural beauty of Ft. Williams Park, yet close to every convenience. Nestled on a quiet, cherry blossom lined cul-de-sac with a generous backyard, this beautiful property offers unique privacy and open space mere minutes away from schools, parks, shopping, Old Town, and DC. Read on for all of the details of this gorgeous home. Built in 2009 with over $130,000 in recent upgrades made by the current owner, your new home features 6 bedrooms (3 en-suite) and 4.5 bathrooms on 4 floors. Layout provides plenty of secluded work/play space during the week, while the open floor plan and outdoor space are perfect for entertaining. As you enter the home, you’ll be awed by the 10 ft ceilings, wainscoting, 12 inch crown molding and 5 inch hardwood floors throughout. On the main level, the formal living and dining rooms feature large bay windows with plantation shutters that lead to the open floor plan kitchen, breakfast nook and family room. The gourmet kitchen delights with a large center island, gas range, pantry, bar seating, beautiful solid wood cabinets, quartz counter tops and quartz backsplash. *Leave the cares of the day behind and step out to the amazing outdoor living space with a newly built 600 sq ft Trex deck specially braced for a hot tub, ample sitting and eating areas and a natural gas grill hookup. The spacious fenced in yard has plenty of room to kick the ball as well as a play area and fire pit. As you walk back into the light-filled family room you will be greeted by a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace surrounded by built-in bookcases. On the 2nd floor, high ceilings and crown molding carry into the expansive primary bedroom featuring a large picture window, a fireplace and separate sitting area, dual walk-in closets, and a spacious primary bathroom with a jacuzzi soaking tub and a large walk-in shower. The 2nd floor also features built-in-bookcases lining the hallways, 3 more bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as the bedroom-level laundry room with an LG smart washer and dryer. On the 3rd floor, you’ll find an additional bedroom with a large walk-in closet which is plumbed for an optional 5th full bath - a perfect guest suite or office. The walk-out lower-level features a 3rd fireplace, a wine closet, an expansive wet bar with a wine fridge and an ice maker, and a large recreation room with more built-in bookcases. You’ll also find an additional full bathroom and a 6th bedroom with large closets that’s perfect for a home gym. Commuters dream... country privacy and living just 3 miles from historic Old Town and 6 miles to downtown DC. Walking distance to St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes schools. 1 mile to Port City Brewery, Harris Teeter, Giant, Starbucks, and many restaurants and shops. Minutes to 395, 495, and new Inova Hospital Center at Landmark. Sellers prefer a rent back but can be flexible with your timeline. The home has been meticulously maintained with professional landscaping and $130,000 of upgrades made by the current owners: Quartz counter top and backsplash (2024), light fixtures throughout (2024), freshly painted (2024) stair runners (2023), LG smart washer dryer (2023) sump pump and sewage ejector with battery backups (2023), Upstairs HVAC (2023), roof cap (2022), outdoor fire pit (2022), attic fan (2022) custom FastTrack garage storage system in the 2-car garage (2021) hardwood flooring in bedrooms and staircases (2021), 600 sq ft Trex deck with area with extra support for a hot tub, natural gas hookup for grill, rail lighting, and latch/lockable gate at top of stairs.

Features of 3705 Taft Ave

MLS® # VAAX2030496
Price $1,590,000
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4.50
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 4,948
Acres 0.20
Year Built 2009
Type Residential
Sub-Type Detached
Style Traditional
Status Active Under Contract

Community Information

Address 3705 Taft Ave
State VA
Zip Code 22304


Amenities Bar, Built-Ins, Carpet, Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
# of Garages 2
Garages Garage - Side Entry
Is Waterfront No


Interior Features Floor Plan-Open
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Oven/Range-Gas, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer
Heating Forced Air
Cooling Central A/C
Has Basement Yes
Basement Fully Finished
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 2
# of Stories 3
Stories 3


Exterior Stone
Foundation Slab

School Information


Additional Information

Zoning R 8
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

Contact Info(703) 229-8935

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