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Life in Alexandria, VA

Established in 1749, Alexandria, VA is located in Fairfax County and named after the owner of a large estate, Captain Philip Alexander II who lived from 1704-1753. This is a beautiful port city filled with historical landmarks marking its rich history, cobblestone streets and classic architecture. People who live in Alexandria have the benefit of great weather, beautiful scenery and cultural events that run throughout the year.

Alexandria is only a few miles from the center of Washington DC and the DC metro can be easily reached by public transport or via the highway systems. Old Town Alexandria is the town’s main attraction, but its most famous landmark is Mt. Vernon where George Washington, our first president lived. Alexandria’s proximity to DC, as well as the city’s immense charm and natural beauty, has attracted an influx of new residents who love the idea of living along the river. 



Schools in Alexandria

Alexandria, VA is served by the Fairfax County Public school system which is the largest public school system in Virginia and is home to 36 public elementary schools, 10 public middle schools, 6 public high schools, and 25 private schools.

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Things To Do in Alexandria, VA

Things to do in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria offers residents a nice variety when it comes to entertainment, which means there is plenty to do in each neighborhood no matter what lifestyle you are looking for. You can find family-friendly activities, romantic places to take your date and plenty of nightlife. There are nearly 950 acres of lush natural landscape spread throughout 70 gorgeous parks and 30 recreational centers, making Alexandria a dream for outdoor enthusiasts.

Joggers and cyclists especially love all the pathways connecting the parks that border the Potomac River as well as that part of Mount Vernon Trail that goes through Old Town. Families with children love Cameron Run Regional Park, which has a water park with water slides, a wave pool, miniature golf and so much more. 

Alexandria also has a mix of locally owned boutiques, national chain and big-box stores to meet all your shopping needs. Old Town Alexandria is great for window shopping as it is totally walkable. When you’re done, you can grab a ride on the free trolley and you’re off to King Street, where you can find a variety of shopping venues. Whether you are looking for antiques and home décor, designer fashion retailers, children’s or gift stores, you’ll find it on King Street. In fact, this has been designated as one of America’s Great Streets. For restaurants, you can find everything from family-friendly eateries to upscale fine-dining establishments and everything in between. 

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Alexandria, VA Homes for Sale

Homes for sale in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria is the eighth largest residential community in the state, with much to offer residents. In fact, it’s often called one of the most romantic cities in the U.S. This is in large part due to its natural beauty, its rich American history and genuine charm. The people who live here are known as being among the most well-read in the country. So, there must be something very inspirational about living in Alexandria.

This is an established city filled with incredibly desirable residential neighborhoods, which is why it appeals to many different types of homebuyers. The city is made up of a mix of architecture, everything from pre-Revolutionary War homes to Georgian style and modern 21st-century architecture. Somehow, the city perfectly blends the old with the new. Alexandria marks its historic past with streets named Queen Street, Prince Street, and Duke Street, which are named after various statesmen and royalty, while also looking to the future. If you are ready to buy a home in Alexandria, contact the Spear Realty Group!

Included below are homes for sale in Alexandria. If you would like more information on any of these Alexandria real estate listings, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of that property. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.

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Alexandria December 8, 2022
407
Listed
62
Avg. DOM
$452.64
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$689,950
Med. List Price
407 Properties
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$580,000
Neighborhood: Huntley Meadows
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,231
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
20
Days on Site
VAFX2104008
MLS
Best Kept Secret in S Alexandria!*Outstanding brick front townhouse in Historic Huntley Meadows*Sunlit foyer with coat closet*Combination Living and Dining Room with hardwood flooring and crown...
$689,000
Neighborhood: Wickford
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,055
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2105522
MLS
Charming 2 level 4 bedroom,/2 full bath Cape Cod with LARGE ADDITION. Fantastic QUIET neighborhood, CUL- DE-SAC next to WOODS with semi private back yard. The Spacious Kitchen features open floor...
Open 12/11
6643 Kings Hwy S Alexandria, VA 22306
$620,000
Neighborhood: Groveton Heights
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,450
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAFX2105376
MLS
Solid brick 2-story house on a fabulous .30 acre lot! With 2,700 total sq. ft. and 3BR/3BA (3/2 on the Main Level!) this house is surprisingly spacious, with room to grow! The roof was replaced in...
Open 12/10
3308 Old Dominion Blvd Alexandria, VA 22305
$895,000
Neighborhood: Beverley Hills
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,414
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2019454
MLS
Perched high on a hill in Beverly Hills, this well-appointed Tudor home offers architectural character entwined with modern amenities. As you arrive, appreciate the curving stone walkway,...
$219,000
Neighborhood: Canterbury Square
1
Beds
1
Baths
840
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2019510
MLS
1BR + DEN top floor condo in Canterbury Square. Bright, open, & updated w/ balcony overlooking the courtyard! Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Newer HVAC & Water Heater. New...
$569,000
Condo: Holland Towne
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,032
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAAX2019492
MLS
Stunning and rarely available Townhome in Alexandria, VA! Tons of updates throughout including NEW ROOF, SKYLIGHT, WASHER/DRYER, DISHWASHER, DISPOSAL, AND LANDSCAPING! HVAC system has been fully...
$394,600
Neighborhood: Huntington Crossing
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,886
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAFX2105690
MLS
WORK FORCE HOUSING
buyer income limits apply. This home may qualify for down payment assistance program. See new homes consultant for details
Open 12/11
6101 Edsall Rd #1705 Alexandria, VA 22304
$329,000
Neighborhood: Alexandria Knolls
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,178
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAAX2019516
MLS
Opportunity awaits! Motivated Seller! Bring your offer! The seller is willing to entertain all reasonable offers. The seller is willing to entertain closing assistance to the buyer as well....
$1,325,000
Neighborhood: Woodley Hills
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
5,788
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAFX2105706
MLS
Set back from the road on a .7+ acre lot, and nestled among mature trees, this pristine home is impressive from the moment you ascend the property. Proceeding through the double entry doors and into...
Open 12/11
4909 Larno Dr Alexandria, VA 22310
$519,900
Neighborhood: Rose Hill
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,041
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAFX2105664
MLS
CORNER lot in Fairfax Homes! Welcome to this charming ranch/rambler with attached garage.
The open floor plan features a large living room with an oversized picture window, separate dining space...
Open 12/11
6 Spring St E Alexandria, VA 22301
$779,000
Neighborhood: Rosemont Park
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,734
Sq.Ft.
1944
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAAX2019468
MLS
Beautifully renovated three bedroom semi-detached home in the desired Rosemont Park/Del Ray neighborhood with driveway parking. Main floor boasts tons of natural light with beautiful hardwood floors...
$599,900
Neighborhood: Old Town North
1
Beds
1
Baths
775
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAAX2019528
MLS
801 North- New North Old Town condominiums under construction at River Gate City Park. Located in the heart of Old Town's blossoming Arts District with unparalleled access to shopping, dining,...