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Old Town Alexandria

Offering charm, tradition, and gorgeous waterfront real estate, Old Town Alexandria, VA is the historic seat of the independent city of Alexandria. It is also one of the nation’s most treasured destination places for visitors, with a proximity to Washington, D.C. that contributes to its strong appeal to those shopping for homes. This vibrant downtown mecca with its celebrated dining and shopping is also a nationally designated historic district, with some of the oldest properties in the region.

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Old Town Alexandria Real Estate Stats

Average Price $1.7M
Lowest Price $1M
Highest Price $8M
Total Listings 68
Avg. Price/SQFT $774

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Historic real estate is a given, but the market is certainly not wedded to the past.  You’ll find upscale modern properties as well, with all the current lifestyle amenities that are in such high demand. Older Federal style rowhouses intermingle with new construction townhomes that pay homage to traditional architectural style while offering upscale interior features such as elevators, open floorplans, and gourmet kitchens fit for a chef.

But the housing market is just one of many factors playing into Old Town’s livability. There’s a vibrant art scene, the free King Street trolley, rental bikes, a bustling marina with outside dining and water taxis, independently owned retail boutiques, and the oldest farmers’ market in the nation where George Washington once sold produce grown at his Mount Vernon estate. In other words, there is something for everyone in Old Town Alexandria.

Located along the western banks of the Potomac River, Old Town was once an 18th century tobacco port. These days, visitors and residents alike traipse along brick-lined sidewalks, the riverfront, and the famed King Street Mile, gazing at landmarks from a time gone by and enjoying all the luxuries of one of American’s beloved cosmopolitan cities. Luxury real estate in Old Town Alexandria, VA can range from $500,000 to $5,000,000 depending on the size and type of property you are searching for.

To learn more about Old Town Alexandria luxury real estate, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.


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OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA FAQ'S

Q: JUST HOW OLD IS OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA?

A: The independent City of Alexandria was officially founded in 1749, but its roots date back even further, especially in Old Town where colonial era tobacco farmers maintained warehouses along the river.

Q: WHAT TYPE OF REAL ESTATE WOULD I FIND IF I WAS SEARCHING FOR A HOME IN OLD TOWN?

A: True to its name, Old Town Alexandria is known for historic properties, from narrow brick rowhouses to gorgeous estates with gardens. But there is newer construction as well, including luxury condominiums along the waterfront and upscale townhomes. From modern one-bedroom apartments to large, multi-level residences, there are plenty of choices.

Q: IS OLD TOWN IN A WALKABLE PART OF ALEXANDRIA?

A: Old Town is one of the most pedestrian friendly places in all of Alexandria, with very good public transportation as well. You can stroll along the many quaint brick sidewalks with so many things to stop and do along the way. There are art galleries including the famed Torpedo Art Factory, waterfront parks, countless historic landmarks, and all the amazing shops and restaurants along King Street.

Q: HOW CLOSE IS OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA TO WASHINGTON, D.C.?

A: The distance is generally about eight miles. You can drive north along George Washington Memorial Parkway, take Metrorail from the King Street or Braddock Road stations, or even enjoy a water taxi boat ride along the Potomac River, from Old Town to Washington’s exciting new Wharf.

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