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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 February 22, 2024
186
Listed
44
Avg. DOM
$481.76
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$792,722
Med. List Price
186 Properties
Page 1 of 16
Open 2/23
5916 Jewell Ct Alexandria,  VA 22312
$675,000
Neighborhood: Lincolnia Hills
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,470
Sq.Ft.
1954
Year Built
18
Days on Site
VAAX2030916
MLS
Open 2/24
804 Ramsey St Alexandria,  VA 22301
$899,998
Neighborhood: Rosemont Park
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,522
Sq.Ft.
1935
Year Built
16
Days on Site
VAAX2031018
MLS
Open 2/24
4301 Laurel Rd Alexandria,  VA 22309
$750,000
Neighborhood: Mt Zephyr
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,667
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
11
Days on Site
VAFX2164088
MLS
$824,999
Neighborhood: Riverside Estates
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,086
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
8
Days on Site
VAFX2164620
MLS
Open 2/24
207 W Glendale Ave Alexandria,  VA 22301
$1,850,000
Neighborhood: Braddock Heights
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,617
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
8
Days on Site
VAAX2031066
MLS
Open 2/24
1301 Van Valkenburgh Ln Alexandria,  VA 22301
$1,195,000
Neighborhood: Potomac Yard
3
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,510
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
6
Days on Site
VAAX2031276
MLS
$550,000
Neighborhood: Sulgrave Manor
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,220
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
5
Days on Site
VAFX2164728
MLS
Open 2/25
6134-A Essex House Square Alexandria,  VA 22310
$350,000
Neighborhood: Essex House
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,000
Sq.Ft.
1984
Year Built
5
Days on Site
VAFX2162674
MLS
Open 2/23
8056 Central Park Dr Alexandria,  VA 22309
$489,000
Condo: Pinewood Lake
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,108
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
5
Days on Site
VAFX2164772
MLS
$1,549,990
Neighborhood: Majesty West
3
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,470
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
4
Days on Site
VAAX2031336
MLS
Open 2/23
3801 Cobblestone Ct Alexandria,  VA 22306
$759,000
Neighborhood: Stoneybrooke
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,046
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2157824
MLS
Open 2/25
4902 Shirley St Alexandria,  VA 22309
$630,000
Neighborhood: Woodlawn Terrace
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,900
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2164872
MLS