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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 June 15, 2024
363
Listed
32
Avg. DOM
$446.21
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$749,000
Med. List Price
363 Properties
Page 1 of 31
Open 6/15
5076 Grimm Dr Alexandria,  VA 22304
$815,000
Neighborhood: Cameron Station
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,116
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
22
Days on Site
VAAX2034192
MLS
Open 6/15
6307 Dunman Way Alexandria,  VA 22315
$765,000
Neighborhood: Kingstowne
3
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
1,824
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
18
Days on Site
VAFX2181652
MLS
Open 6/16
8337 Bound Brook Ln Alexandria,  VA 22309
$875,000
Neighborhood: Riverside Estates
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,604
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
17
Days on Site
VAFX2182926
MLS
Open 6/15
6601 Thackwell Way #D Alexandria,  VA 22315
$409,900
Neighborhood: Island Creek
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,134
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
17
Days on Site
VAFX2182828
MLS
Open 6/15
6848 Heatherway Ct Alexandria,  VA 22315
$469,950
Neighborhood: Tartan Village
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,395
Sq.Ft.
1984
Year Built
16
Days on Site
VAFX2183494
MLS
$830,000
Neighborhood: Overlook
3
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
2,218
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
16
Days on Site
VAFX2183532
MLS
Open 6/15
3411 Wessynton Way Alexandria,  VA 22309
$989,900
Neighborhood: Wessynton
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,755
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
13
Days on Site
VAFX2183964
MLS
Open 6/15
1619 Courtland Rd Alexandria,  VA 22306
$988,000
Neighborhood: Hollindale
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,142
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
13
Days on Site
VAFX2181898
MLS
Open 6/16
6701 W Wakefield Dr #A2 Alexandria,  VA 22307
$335,000
Neighborhood: Belle View
2
Beds
1
Baths
785
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
10
Days on Site
VAFX2183222
MLS
Open 6/15
1501 Anderson Ct Alexandria,  VA 22312
$759,900
Neighborhood: Lincolnia Hills
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,963
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
10
Days on Site
VAAX2034822
MLS
Open 6/15
6612 Boulevard View #B2 Alexandria,  VA 22307
$330,000
Neighborhood: Belle View
2
Beds
1
Baths
785
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
9
Days on Site
VAFX2183538
MLS
Open 6/16
902 Danton Ln Alexandria,  VA 22308
$1,499,985
Neighborhood: Waynewood
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,968
Sq.Ft.
1967
Year Built
9
Days on Site
VAFX2185054
MLS