Address: 601 & 607 Oronoco Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
A rare offering, the Potts-Fitzhugh House resides on a half-acre double lot in the heart of Old Town Alexandria.
The grand entrance greets you to a storybook foyer with magnificent architecture juxtaposed with historic period details and natural light creating both a majestic yet warm scene. Beyond the entry, the main level offers ideal settings for unforgettable entertaining with an oversized great room, stately dining room and gourmet kitchen. Designed with traditional elegance, this timeless estate is light, bright and open throughout.
The unique, expansive primary suite is the perfect escape that boasts a custom dressing room and spa bath with dual vanities and a soaking tub. The home features five additional bedrooms and four additional bathrooms. Equally impressive, outside the home, the verdant garden awaits. With patios, countless specimen trees and lush grounds, this estate is truly magical.
Just through the garden, you will find the bonus, detached two-car garage and studio space. Significant renovations and professional restorations over the years have been completed with great attention to detail. Walk along Oronoco Street’s beautifully tree-lined red brick sidewalk to the waterfront, restaurants, shops and entertainment. A masterpiece for the most discerning buyer.
Address: 2308 Sanford Street
Neighborhood: Del Ray
Situated in a peaceful community bursting with character, 2308 Sanford Street is an end-unit townhome filled with brilliant light and is guaranteed to WOW any buyers! It’s completely renovated from the ground up and provides a spacious and versatile layout for any desired living concept — and comfort for entertaining any sized gathering.
Tall ceilings and pristine hardwood floors complement rooms and extend throughout the home. The beautifully designed eat-in kitchen is a vision that offers unique stone floors, under-cabinet and recessed lighting, top brand stainless appliances, granite countertops, and sleek cabinetry finished with modern hardware. Dining and living rooms progress naturally into one another and present classic details like crown molding, chair rail accents and crisp neutral wall colors. The living room is enhanced by a wood-burning fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. Three bedrooms possess private bathrooms. Every bathroom in the home — 3.5 total — has been updated to include new floors, vanities, and fixtures. Closets have been outfitted with customized organizers to keep things tidy. The patio allows for owners to enjoy al fresco dining and grilling.
This townhome is nestled into a half-acre wooded area within a desirable part of Alexandria City that cannot be developed. Assigned parking (#2) comes with the home. Ample guests parking is available (a private lot or street parking on Sanford), and additional spaces can be rented. It’s close to Del Ray, historic Old Town and D.C. for endless entertainment, dining and shopping excitement, as well as quick commutes to work.
Address: 701 Swann Avenue #ONE-504
Neighborhood: Potomac Yard
Dylan Condominiums located in the heart of Potomac Yard! Just a 5-minute walk to the new Potomac Yard Metro and one stop to Reagan National Airport. A 5-minute Uber to Amazon HQ2. Easy access to D.C., Del Ray and Old Town.
This new luxury condominium offers a central location, sleek contemporary floor plans, exceptional amenities and impressive concierge service. Amenities include an on-site fitness center and yoga room, along with a luxurious sixth floor club room featuring a flat-screen TV, gas fireplace, multiple seating areas and a beautiful outdoor dining terrace with a grilling station. Included in the price for all residences will be underground garage parking, pet washing stations, bicycle storage, Amazon Hub lockers, a “makerspace” workshop, work-at-home business center conference room, and Butterfly Concierge system.
This spacious two-bedroom with a den residence offers 1,639 square feet and includes an impressive entrance foyer, a spacious living/dining room, gourmet kitchen with center island and wine refrigerator, den with pocket door and window, two bedrooms, two full baths, fabulous walk-in closets, powder room, laundry room, and a balcony.
Delivering September 2022. Register to schedule an early appointment. Dylan’s sales gallery is located at 2316 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22301; open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 6115 Vernon Terrace
Neighborhood: Belle Haven
Premier Belle Haven Riverview Colonial! This incomparable home features resplendent river vistas from three levels. The living is easy, and the year-round resort lifestyle is within your grasp in this property unlike any other.
Majestically sited overlooking the grand Potomac and Belle Haven Country Club, this home features a welcoming gallery foyer with large room sizes, wide hallways and gleaming hardwood flooring. It has been strategically positioned with four balconies and a deck to maximize viewing.
The main level features a study, stone sunroom, and generous living and dining rooms. The eat-in kitchen quality is exceptional, and adjacent is the window-filled family room with river perspective and overlooking the stone patio. Upstairs, the expansive hallway leads to five bedrooms, including the primary suite with a marble bathroom, walk-in closet and rocking chair veranda. The third floor features another study with a river-vista balcony while the large sixth bedroom/recreation area and bath could serve as overflow guest space. The lower walk-out level has an oversized garage, laundry room and spectacular 1,500-bottle wine cellar.
From the elegantly curated boxwood garden to the basketball court, this property checks all the boxes for quality primetime living.
Address: 5075 Polk Avenue
Neighborhood: Seminary Hill
Rare opportunity to own a home on one acre in Alexandria. The mid-century modern home with seven bedrooms and six and a half baths overlooks the acreage and is the perfect retreat. With over 9,000 sq. ft. of interior space, there is room for everything one could want in an estate.
The open floor plan highlights a beautiful combination of brick, stone and glass accents throughout, which perfectly complements the solid wood plank floors. On the main level, you’ll find a large chef’s kitchen with a hidden walk-in pantry, two islands and a breakfast room that walks out to a screened porch. The star of the show is a great room with a vaulted ceiling, skylights, wood accents and a brick floor-to-ceiling fireplace. Outside there is an infinity pool that plays a visual trick on the eyes as water cascades over the side.
The lower level includes a large family room with a bar and brick fireplace and walks out to the deck and infinity pool. In addition, there is a media room, wine room, large exercise room and playroom that is prepped for an indoor pool.
Address: 521 Duke Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
Built in 1789, this distinguished brick townhouse was once home to George Washington’s nephew and heir to the Mount Vernon Estate, Bushrod Washington. Today, this fine 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath residence embodies the historic beauty of yesteryear with modern conveniences including generously proportioned rooms, original floors, 12-over-12 windows, exquisite built-ins, off-street parking and a private patio.
This timeless home greets you with an airy entrance hall boasting 10-foot ceilings and an elegant hand-carved archway. Entertaining is effortless in the spacious library and stately dining room where two presidents have dined. The well-equipped kitchen adjoins the handsome family room featuring 18th century barn paneling, fireplace and a glass door opens to the outdoors.
Above the library sits a second-floor parlor showcasing the unparalleled craftsmanship of long ago with its arched entrance doorway and original glass fanlight, tall windows, fireplace and built-in cabinetry. Additional second floor highlights include a charming primary bedroom with original paneling and millwork, marble bath, light-filled guest suite, and a large cedar closet. The third level includes two bedrooms, a full bath and desk space.
The delightful patio with mature plantings offers the perfect setting for al fresco dining. One off-street parking space is located beyond the gate.
Address: 209 South Lee Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
This gorgeous historic brick Federal-style townhouse in a prime Old Town location, built in 1812, has been impeccably updated, expanded and restored! The stately home sits on a generous triple lot featuring classically elegant yet modernized interiors, and a rare, converted carriage house complete with its own private entrance, living space, kitchen, bedroom and bath is perfect for a home office or guest suite.
Gracious living space is enriched by the stunning heart of pine floors, six original fireplaces, tall ceilings, exquisite millwork, and formal living and dining rooms that are well suited for entertaining. The fabulous eat-in kitchen is well appointed with custom cabinetry, an elongated island, stainless steel appliances and a sunny breakfast area. The glorious family room features coffered ceilings, a fireplace flanked by built-ins and French doors on both sides that open to the outdoor oasis.
The second story also has airy 11-foot ceilings, oversized windows on all sides and several private retreats. A lovely sitting room/library with a wood-burning fireplace, gorgeous paneling and built-ins is a peaceful place to read and lounge. Two additional bright and comfortable bedrooms sharing a full bath await on the third floor.
Lush private grounds with mature plantings plus three off-street parking spaces complete this special residence.
Address: 2506 Crest Street
Neighborhood: Braddock Heights
SW Development has done it again! You won’t be disappointed in the luxury craftsmanship and materials found throughout this industrial farmhouse-style home boasting just over 4,000 square feet. Durable HardiePlank siding blends seamlessly with the original brick exterior. An inviting front porch with a traditional black metal seam roof offers the perfect spot for afternoon lemonade or morning coffee.
This home is ideally located in a highly sought-after community where neighbors and friends gather on porches and patios! Just around the corner is the well-known Fairlington Centre where you can enjoy dinner and drinks, a quick pizza, and multiple shops, cleaners, banks, and a pharmacy. Down the hill is Shirlington Village offering even more eateries and shops plus movie theaters.
Enter through a grand foyer, which guides you to the living room, home office, powder room and stunning wide staircase with black wrought-iron custom railing. Beyond the staircase, lies the heart of the home where everyone gathers… the kitchen, of course! Attention to detail cannot be ignored when you see the beautiful stone countertops, contemporary hardware, top-of-the-line luxury stainless appliances and ceiling-height Shaker-style cabinets. Stainless steel open shelving adds a delightful bit of whimsy to the traditional, but very sleek, decor. A center island with seating anchors this most important part of the house. It also provides the perfect spot for homework, dining and crafts. SW Development’s signature mudroom certainly can’t be ignored. Complete with individual cubbies, easy-to-use coat hooks, a convenient bench and closet, you will wonder how you ever lived without one. Best of all, the adjoining family room with built-in speakers and a gas-burning fireplace is a great hangout space so the cook won’t miss out on a thing.
The lower level is everything you could hope for and more. A built-in sound system carries throughout the gym and movie/recreation room. Cozy wall-to-wall carpet covers the bedroom and recreation room floor. The gym has luxury vinyl plank flooring, making it the perfect workout room. A full bath makes this space so versatile… overnight guests, live-in nanny or extended guest stays. Of course, there’s plenty of storage for all sports gear and seasonal items.
The top floor is like the icing on the cake, boasting four bedrooms, three full baths and an oh-so-necessary separate laundry room with custom ceramic tile. The main bedroom suite is so perfect with its custom-designed closets and lush bathroom with double vanities, a spa-like shower and marble floor. The three additional bedrooms also offer custom closets, and the bathrooms are stylishly finished.
The backyard has plenty of play space as the large lot is flat and fully usable. Just off the rear porch is a custom-built stone patio with a stone wall and built-in grill. What a perfect spot for summer dining and yard games with neighbors and friends. If a garage is what you want, the contractor would be happy to talk with you and see what can be created. Lastly, but very important, is the convenience of this location for commuting to D.C., Old Town, the Pentagon and Reagan National Airport… all of which are within 5 miles.
Address: 909 Cameron Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
This plaqued Greek Revival was built in stages between 1790 and 1850. The original Flounder became 3,400 square feet on two levels, and since this handsome classic has been carefully curated with respect for the past and for current living standards.
Grandeur prevails with the gas lighting fixtures, hand crafted mahogany front door and formal gallery foyer with regal staircase. The tall ceilings make large rooms grand, and with six remarkable fireplaces, double parlor with pocket doors and original cylinder glass windows the unique features are outstanding. The current caretakers have pristinely maintained and updated with exquisite craftsmanship of custom built-ins, a metal roof and two laundries. The expansive gathering room/kitchen was added in 2002 and in doing so a cistern was discovered to the City’s historians’ delight. The kitchen features heated flooring, a fireplace and wet bar.
There are four bedrooms and three updated full baths on the second level and below grade there is extensive storage (1,000 square feet) with second laundry. The brick patio with fountains allows for a private retreat. Located one block from King Street and in view of historic Christ Church, this is a modern-day purist’s dream.
Address: 830 Herbert Springs Road
Neighborhood: Herbert Springs
Rarely does such an iconic property come along, embodying European warmth and comfort without giving up city sophistication.
Located in Herbert Springs, a unique enclave of luxury homes along the Potomac River, this home brings classic French country architecture into the present day. This exquisite residence, set on spacious, lushly landscaped grounds, boasts five bedrooms, four full and two half baths, with architectural details and building quality unmatched in most construction. While very grand, this classic home affords exceptional design and features heart pine floors, four fireplaces and a three-level elevator.
The main level offers a fabulous 31′ x 28′ great room with an 18-foot coffered ceiling, lovely bedroom suite, gourmet kitchen and a cherry paneled library. Find a fully finished lower level with guest suite, wine cellar, media room seating nine, game room, space for a home gym and three-car garage. Outside, there’s a lovely loggia with slate patio surrounded by mature plantings and lovely pond with fountain. Truly one of a kind!