Address: 6014 Grove Drive
Neighborhood: Belle Haven
Great value at 6014 Grove Drive in this work-at-home, multi-generational living perfection! There are five bedroom suites and two additional half-baths on three finished, sumptuous levels. Situated on a double lot, the outside is as extraordinary as the inside.
Constructed of energy-efficient brick and block, this custom-designed home has all the upscale amenities you’re looking for. The oversized kitchen island and Wolfe six-burner stove, Liebherr double refrigerators, wine refrigerator, stand-alone ice maker and double dishwashers make dining at home desirable.
The rear brick patio has an outdoor fireplace and grill for three-season entertaining. The screened side porch is another charming and private setting. There’s even a plumbed brick pad in the rear to install a hot tub if you choose. The home gym, wet bar and lavish master suite will keep you and yours at home productively, safely and comfortably. Worry-free, extensive waterproofing!
Address: 410 Prince Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
Prince Street Grande Dame
Located in the heart of Old Town, this special home offers a compatible blend of antique, vintage and present-day designs. Main floor features include a welcoming rounded vestibule entry, expansive double parlor style living room, and a large family room with custom built-in bookcases and gas fireplace. The adjoining kitchen is bright and cheerful and bedecked with abundant custom-inset shaker style cabinetry. A suite of top-tier appliances does the heavy lifting including a cherry red six-burner gas-fired AGA range.
The second-floor owner’s suite is bathed in morning light thanks to east and south facing windows. Additionally, a large second bedroom suite and a Pinterest-worthy laundry room are found on this floor. The third floor has a third large bedroom suite and fourth bedroom currently used as a library. Outside is a deep, enclosed garden with gated access and a coveted off-street parking space. A charming heated screened porch brings the outdoors in for comfortable four seasons enjoyment. 410 Prince Street has it all in a prime Historic Old Town location.
Address: 208 S. Saint Asaph Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
A true Old Town gem, this historic, fully-detached house built in 1880 by William McKnight sits on a prime double lot and has undergone an impeccable top-to-bottom renovation by its current owners.
From the kitchen and breakfast room, to all the bathrooms, to new rear windows and doors, every detail has been thoughtfully redone and executed to maintain charm and optimize modern allure. The stately Second Empire brick exterior and wonderful outdoor oasis with a covered porch, unusually large yard with a private patio and grassy lawn, and lush gardens brimming with mature trees, English boxwoods, camellias and roses takes this one-of-a-kind beauty over the top!
208-210 S. Saint Asaph Street exudes warmth and sophistication inside as well, boasting airy 10′ 6″ ceiling heights in the entry and living room/parlor, plus many original features retained and restored, such as an original transom over the front door, original entryway, original moldings and millwork, original staircase, and painted white Bunny Mellon-style floors enhancing the incredible character.
Entertaining and daily living are comfortably accommodated in the home’s generously-sized rooms, offering a gracious backdrop of refined elegance. The spacious, airy living room featuring tall windows, a wood-burning fireplace with gorgeous marble mantle and expansive seating areas affords charm and comfort when hosting guests. Nearby is a custom built-in serving breakfront with a wine cooler for easy serving and door to the covered porch for cocktails. The seamless flow continues into the regal dining room with its own wood-burning fireplace and access to the porch.
The chef will enjoy creating meals in the sparkling white and stainless steel contemporary kitchen appointed with a premium Wolf range, two Wolf ovens, two Fisher & Paykel dishwashers and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. The adjoining open breakfast room is perfect for casual fare, brightened by floor-to-ceiling windows and a glass-paneled door leading outside. Just as fabulous is the huge 25′-long family room with a wall of built-in bookshelves and six windows overlooking the expansive yard and old antique brick patio.
Two staircases ascend to the upper floors, with windows bringing sunshine in on every level. The master suite is very sizable and divine, with high ceilings, light pouring in from five windows, an adjacent sitting room or possible fifth bedroom, numerous closets with jib doors, and a luxurious en-suite marble bath. Guest bedrooms are as inviting and lovely, with ample closets and renovated baths.
Best of all is the superior location on one of Old Town’s most enchanting, coveted streets, in a desirable neighborhood that mingles cobblestoned blocks and timeless architecture with upscale shops and restaurants, rich culture and iconic urban attractions.
Address: 466 S. Union Street
Neighborhood: Harborside, Old Town
Totally and impeccably renovated, this finely appointed 3 bedroom, 3 full and 2 half bath, Old Town home offers a stunning blend of classic features and modern elegance located in the exclusive waterfront community of Harborside.
The extensive renovation of this beauty with a convenient interior elevator, detailed millwork, rich hardwood floors, two gas fireplaces, wide arched openings and 2-car garage parking boasts gracious interiors for the discerning buyer.
The inviting formal entrance hall with wainscoting and grand staircase welcomes your arrival creating a sophisticated ambiance. A private office with handsome custom cabinetry offers two pairs of French doors to the lovely patio with mature trees, ideal for relaxing or entertaining. Four tall windows illuminate the fabulous living room with a coffered ceiling, gas fireplace flanked with arched bookcases and a wet bar for serving cocktails. New custom chef’s kitchen is a culinary showplace with Wolf appliances, sparkling marble-like countertops, glass front cabinetry and an open breakfast area.
Refresh and recharge in the luxurious master suite with a fireplace, custom walk-in closet and a luxurious spa-like marble bath. Generously sized additional bedrooms with abundant closets provide a high level of comfort for family and guests.
All this at a prime address near the Potomac River, beautiful parks, fine boutiques, restaurants and everyday conveniences.
Address: 305 Charles Alexander Court
Neighborhood: Colonial Park
Expansive home with ample space to work, educate and entertain. Located only 7 miles from the Capitol and minutes from Reagan National Airport, Crystal City/Amazon HQ2 and the Metro, 305 Charles Alexander Court, known as “Mount Ida” stands on a hill in the tradition of a neoclassical mansion and possesses distant views of the Potomac River and the hills of Washington, D.C.
Architectural changes over the years have incorporated the classical tradition including plaster over masonry interior walls, high ceilings, antique chandeliers, arched doorways, Beaux Arts paneling and moldings, plaster friezes and a spectacular entryway, all the while including such modern amenities as a gourmet, eat-in kitchen with semi-precious granite counter tops, top of the line appliances, renovated bathrooms and a gas generator.
These features combined with generous off-street parking and elegant, spacious rooms provide an ideal setting for entertaining while maintaining the warmth and comfort of a home that is perfect for daily living. Expansive outdoor areas are perfect for entertaining during the pandemic while following social distancing guidelines and enjoying the gardens.
The property sits in the neighborhood with the Alexandria Country Day School and is only three blocks from the St. Stephens and St. Agnes lower school. NO SIGN ON PROPERTY
Maria J. Smith
Arlington Realty, Inc.
(703) 987-0954 (C)
(703) 836-6000 (O)
Address: 723 S Union Street
Neighborhood: Backyard Boats
723 South Union Street is a unique offering. This east facing brick residence is located in the desirable riverfront Southeast Quadrant of Old Town Alexandria.
The property offers a gracious, open floor plan that makes large scale entertaining a breeze. The light filled living spaces are highlighted with custom moldings and millwork including lovely built-in bookcases in the living room and second floor library. The gourmet eat-in kitchen has top quality custom cabinetry, stone counters and a suite of GE Monogram appliances.
Twin glass doors provide access to a spacious walled terrace; the perfect place to enjoy a warm Autumn evening. There are 3 large bedrooms plus a lower level den all with walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms. One of which, the owner’s suite is outfitted with three generous closets. The owner’s bath offers double vanities, walk-in shower and separate soaking tub.
An oversized underground 2 car garage and an elevator that services all 4 levels provide convenience and comfort not commonly found in Old Town.
Address: 428 N Washington Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
428 N. Washington Street is a grand residence that has been thoughtfully reimagined and renovated for modern living while retaining its historic integrity.
The Edmund Jennings Lee house was completed in 1801 and today offers over 7,000 square feet of living space. The gracious main foyer showcases an original etched bell-jar light fixture and hand-plastered tobacco leaf medallion. The expansive formal drawing room boasts 11-foot ceilings, original heart pine wood floors, in-floor radiant heat and gas fireplace, just 1 of 5 in the home. An elegant dining room spans 22 feet, with a gas fireplace and 2 built-in china cabinets from the Baltimore home of Napoleon’s nephew, Jerome Bonaparte.
The back of the house features an exquisitely renovated kitchen with custom Waterworks cabinets and hardware, top of the line appliances including a 43-inch La Cornue range, built-in Miele coffee maker, Subzero column refrigerator and freezer drawers and 2 Miele dishwashers. The family room, flooded with natural light, adjoins the kitchen and overlooks a private garden oasis.
A heated swimming pool, turf lawn, extensive hardscaping and covered veranda make this the perfect estate for a private respite or entertaining on a grand scale. Ideally located just 1 mile to Metro and minutes to D.C. this luxury property is a must see in the heart of Old Town Alexandria.
Address: 4512 Dolphin Lane
Neighborhood: Yacht Haven
Spectacular California Contemporary in Yacht Haven. Completely redesigned and reimagined custom contemporary where California and Florida meet in Alexandria!
Modern design elements include an open floor plan on the main level with stone gas fireplace, state of the art kitchen with bar counter for casual dining. The dining room is staged as a billiards room with an amazing moat where koi swim lazily by as you and your friends play a friendly game or watch TV. The master bedroom, with walk-in closet, laundry facilities and custom bath, overlooks a beautiful deck with koi pond and fire pit, leading to the outdoor kitchen and in ground pool.
The detached oversized garage offers a full bath for guests, and an enormous “party room” above with full bar! In the main house, there is an upper level guest bedroom and en-suite bath, while on the lower level there is a Zen-like family room with gas fireplace opening to a covered hot tub pavilion, office or third bedroom and full bath, storage and wine cellar.
Address: 2207 Windsor Road
Neighborhood: Belle Haven
Open: Virtual & Private Tours Available
Welcome home to Classic Cottages’ estate in Belle Haven, Alexandria. This stately 6,901 SF modern prairie home boasts 6 bedrooms (including one on the main level), 6 full baths and two half baths.
10′ ceilings set the tone for this luxury home as soon as you walk through the front door. The balanced, wide, open concept floor plan is both luxurious and inviting with the dining room to the left off the foyer and the home office/in-law suite through the double doors to the right. A convenient butler’s pantry sits between the dining room and kitchen.
A walk-in pantry is tucked away between the kitchen, mudroom, and garage entry for easy access when unloading groceries. The beautiful kitchen features light gray Greenfield Cabinetry and off-white Calacutta Classique Quartz which features the most beautiful veining throughout, especially within the unique waterfall island. A breakfast nook enveloped with windows can seat six people comfortable.
The open concept great room features a shiplap surround fireplace with built-in cabinetry on the either side. This fireplace is just one of the many focal points of this living space. The wood inlay detail within the tray ceiling above is another focal feature that adds extra warmth to the space with its neutral, natural tone. Off the great room through the sliding doors is the screened in porch which has views of the backyard and steps which lead you to the rear stone patio and firepit.
Upstairs on the second level is the primary bedroom with large bath (dual vanities, large shower with glass doors, freestanding soaking tub), spacious closets (clients get to customize these closets post-contract!), dressing station and gas fireplace. Three secondary bedrooms each with private baths are also located on the second level in addition to the laundry room with cabinetry, folding countertop and sink.
Contact Classic Cottages today to schedule a private tour or take the virtual tour online today.
Schools: Belle View Elementary School, Sandburg Middle School, West Potomac High School
Address: 405 S. Henry Street
Neighborhood: Old Town Village
Always dreamed of your own European style library? Whether you love to read or have a collection to display, this exquisite handcrafted room is unique to this amazing two-story residence in Old Town.
Floor-to-ceiling knotty pine with built-in bookshelves and cabinets, striking cherry parquet floors and gas fireplace creates the heart of this beautiful home. Add the Charleston Charm of the exterior and courtyard, newly refinished hardwood floors and the expansive living and dining space… the main level was made for entertaining! New GE Cafe appliances, gorgeous quartz counters and island, and windows and doors to the back patio — the kitchen provides a lovely setting for those that love to cook.
Just 16 steps to the second level with its gigantic master suite including a sitting room, two walk-in closets and bath with soaking tub, shower and water closet. Two guest rooms, one with high ceilings and four closets, and one with built-ins currently used as an office, and a guest bath complete the interior of the home.
Two-car garage and street parking. Community salt-water pool and gym are just a few of the special amenities of Old Town Village. Walk to King Street Metro, Whole Foods, the PTO and King Street’s shops and restaurants.