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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 July 3, 2022
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Listed
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Avg. DOM
$423.79
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$677,500
Med. List Price
488 Properties
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$235,000
Neighborhood: Hunting Creek Club Condominiums
1
Beds
1
Baths
850
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAFX2080558
MLS
Penthouse with PANORAMIC Potomac River View !! This spacious 850 square foot 1 bedroom on the 16th floor faces east to catch the morning sun and enjoy the expansive river views from every room. It...
$399,995
Neighborhood: None Available
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,460
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
1
Day on Site
VAAX2014104
MLS
An elegant solution to your townhome search - a rare luxury Penthouse home at Place One Condominium in the booming West End of Alexandria. Enjoy your very private and spacious corner unit on the top...
Open 7/3
8346 Hunter Murphy Circle Alexandria, VA 22309
$495,000
Neighborhood: Mount Vee Manor
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,600
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2077536
MLS
Welcome to Mount Vee Manor! This stunning town home boasts 3 bed/2.5 bath on 1600 square foot and 3 beautiful levels . Completely renovated and move-in ready with a full home paint, new carpeting on...
$599,900
Neighborhood: Lake Devereux
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,376
Sq.Ft.
1982
Year Built
3
Days on Site
VAFX2081016
MLS
Lakefront Community! Enjoy relaxing walks around beautiful Lake Devereux located right across the street from this spacious 3 level townhome. Private 2 car driveway! Elegantly remodeled kitchen...
$380,000
Neighborhood: Tiers At Manchester Lake
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,095
Sq.Ft.
1987
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAFX2081122
MLS
Well maintained 2 bed and 2 full bath sunfilled condo with one car garage. Cathedral ceiling in the livingroom with wood burning fire place. Loft/den can be an office overlooking the livingroom....
$322,500
Neighborhood: Seminary Walk
2
Beds
1
Baths
862
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2015090
MLS
Spacious two BR unit in upscale area between Janneys Lane & Duke St. It is a short walk (less than 1 mile) to Old Towne Alexandria and King St. Metro through the park behind this building. Clean...
$874,927
Neighborhood: Grove At Huntley Meadows
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,172
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAFX2080798
MLS
RARELY AVAILABLE , LOVELY, LIGHT FILLED 5 BEDROOM, 3.5 HOME IN THE GROVE AT HUNTLEY MEADOWS! BACKS TO A PROTECTED NATURE AREA, HUNTLEY MEADOWS RESERVE! LARGE, CUSTOM BUILT DECK OVERLOOKING THE...
Open 7/10
6208 Waterlily Ct Alexandria, VA 22310
$1,359,900
Neighborhood: None Available
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
5,800
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAFX2077504
MLS
Welcome to this lovely 3 car garage home on large cul de sac lot. This lot is one of the largest in the neighborhood. Walk through the double doors and be wowed by the two story foyer and open...
$1,845,000
Neighborhood: Robinson Landing
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,355
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2015098
MLS
Move-in this Summer! GORGEOUS CORNER RESIDENCE - Sunny two bedroom/two bath condo on 4rd floor in the Condominium at Robinson Landing. Windows on 3 sides with a sunny SW exposure in the great...
Open 7/3
3015 Fulton St. Alexandria, VA 22305
$699,900
Neighborhood: Del Ray
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,248
Sq.Ft.
1943
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2015088
MLS
The perfect setting for the perfect rowhome. Set in highly sought after Del Ray in Alexandria (just north of Old Town), this charmer will steal your heart. Imagine if Mid-Century Modern Master...
$297,900
Neighborhood: Northampton Place
1
Beds
1
Baths
703
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAX2015082
MLS
Luxury Condominium 1 bedroom and 1 Bath, just only 15 minutes access to DC. Nice Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Maple Cabinets, Stainless Steel appliances with Ceramic Tile floors. Updated...
Open 7/3
1215 Olde Towne Rd Alexandria, VA 22307
$974,900
Neighborhood: New Alexandria
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,110
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
4
Days on Site
VAFX2073732
MLS
With a unique + versatile floor plan, this delightful, extensively expanded cape cod is located off the GW Parkway in the idyllic neighborhood of New Alexandria. The home, w/ its wonderful blend of...