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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 January 24, 2022
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Listed
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Avg. DOM
$453.34
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$554,500
Med. List Price
216 Properties
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$689,900
Subdivision: Kingstowne
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,640
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAFX2040690
MLS
Welcome to 5982 Norham Drive! This updated, end-unit, brick townhome with four, yes four, bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bathroom is truly move-in ready, and with the exception of a few...
$207,000
Subdivision: Mount Vernon Lakes
2
Beds
2
Baths
942
Sq.Ft.
1984
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAFX2043964
MLS
This spacious unit is great for investor [email protected]@king for rental income or first time owner. This unit is located on the 3rd floor & it is a secured building access with key-fob. located adjacent to...
$299,900
Subdivision: Watergate At Landmark
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,098
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAAX2008236
MLS
This E Model unit is 1098 square feet in Building 4, the last of the four high-rise buildings at Watergate at Landmark, a resort-style living. Picturesque location at the front of the building with a...
$379,000
Subdivision: Fort Ellsworth
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,118
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2008142
MLS
This lovely condominium complex is in walking distance to King St metro, US Patent & Trade offices and the Old Town Trolley. It offers incredible light with floor to ceiling windows and panoramic...
$619,900
Subdivision: Carlyle Towers
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,228
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2007938
MLS
Largest two bedroom, two bath condo in Carlyle Towers with 1228 ft.² plus enclosed balcony. nicely renovated with true hardwood floors (over $13,000,) throughout, freshly painted, and brand new...
Open 1/29
307 Yoakum Parkway #520 Alexandria, VA 22304
$325,000
Subdivision: Watergate At Landmark
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,064
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2008160
MLS
Luxurious living in the famous Watergate at Landmark! 2 bedrooms with 1 full bath and 1/2 bathroom - fully renovated D Model – Unit freshly painted and remodeled throughout. Fully updated...
$649,000
Condo: Lynhaven
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,080
Sq.Ft.
1942
Year Built
4
Days on Site
VAAX2007304
MLS
Start the New Year in your new home located in the popular Lynhaven neighborhood. This sunny end unit rowhouse with windows on three sides features an inviting front porch, warm hardwood flooring,...
$190,000
Subdivision: Belle View Condominiums
1
Beds
1
Baths
623
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2044034
MLS
Charming lower-level unit in the popular Belle View Community. Enjoy the community pool and tennis courts. You are just steps from the running/biking path along the Potomac. Just 5 Minutes from Old...
$279,900
Subdivision: Surrey At Manchester Lakes
2
Beds
2
Baths
899
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2040396
MLS
2BR/2BA condo conveniently located on the 1st floor. Master bedroom has walk-in closet and soaking tub/shower. Private balcony with storage shed. Home is being sold "as-is". Great location! Close...
$290,000
Subdivision: Riverton
1
Beds
1
Baths
817
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAAX2008110
MLS
Convenient North End of Old Town Alexandria provides access to the GW trail, Restaurants and shopping. Assigned parking, Pool, Bike storage, Exercise Room. Large one bdrm with a den/office. One...
$315,000
Subdivision: Valley Park Condo
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,320
Sq.Ft.
1964
Year Built
5
Days on Site
VAFX2040758
MLS
HUGE! Over 1,300 SQFT! Large 3 bedroom Condo in Valley Park! Spacious ground level unit with private, fenced in outdoor space! Well maintained and freshly painted! Community Pool! Great Location!...
$939,000
Subdivision: Parker Gray
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,248
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
5
Days on Site
VAAX2007496
MLS
Immaculately maintained and updated 1920 detached colonial home in Alexandria’s historic district. As you enter this beautiful abode laden with hardwood floors, you will notice the abundance of...