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Just Listed in Alexandria

Just Listed highlights Alexandria City properties that came on the market within the past week. This feature is sponsored by the Jen Walker Team (Licensed in VA) of McEnearney Associates REALTORS®.

Welcome Back!

Jen Walker here with The Jen Walker Team! We are a real estate group based out of Alexandria, Virginia. I, along with my rock-star team members, Sue Kovalsky, Micki MacNaughton, and Adrianna Vallario, have more than 35 years of experience in real estate and sold over $175 million in 2021.

The Purchase may be eligible for up to $50,000 in down payment assistance! Beautifully updated 3 bedroom, 2 full bath condo located 2 minutes from I 395 .This condominium offers amenities such as an outdoor pool and playgrounds. **** NO INVESTORS**** This is a restricted resale of a unit offered through the Alexandria Flexible Homeownership Assistance Program.

The purchase may be eligible for up to $50,000 in 0% purchase assistance available from the City Alexandria. Purchaser must live or work within the corporate limits of the City of Alexandria, be a first-time homebuyer, and have a gross annual income of maximum $79,760 (1 person), maximum $91,120 (2 person), maximum $102,480 (3 person) and maximum $113,840 (4 person). Before visiting property, purchaser must be pre-approved with lender from city approved list (in Documents) for more information about the program.

6135 Edsall Road #M Alexandria, VA 22304The Jen Walker Team

Click here for Just Listed properties in Alexandria and call The Jen Walker Team to schedule a home tour at 703-675-1566 or email [email protected].

Happy House Hunting!

In our highly competitive Alexandria market, the Jen Walker Team has the insider knowledge to connect you with homes that are not even public yet. With more than 35 years of experience, the Jen Walker Team has the expertise to answer questions, calm fears and streamline your transaction. Want to see other homes not featured in this article? Contact our team today!

Please note: While The Jen Walker Team provides this information for the community, they may not be the listing agents of these homes. Equal Housing Opportunity.

McEnearney Associates Realtors®, 109 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 #WeAreAlexandria

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Here’s a look at some of the open houses taking place in Alexandria this weekend:

  • 512 Pendleton Street, Old Town
    4 BR/4.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: End unit, private roof deck, five levels
    Listed: $2,175,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Lisa Parcells – Washington Fine Properties, LLC)
  • 1225 Roundhouse Lane, Old Town
    3 BR/3.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Fireplace, remodeled bath, deck
    Listed: $1,425,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Lisa Groover – McEnearney Associates)
  • 412 Tennessee Avenue, Beverley Hills
    3 BR/2.5 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Stone porch, renovated kitchen, step-down attic space
    Listed: $949,000
    Open: Saturday, 12-2 p.m. (Jillian Keck Hogan – McEnearney Associates)
  • 1000 N Royal Street, Watergate of Alexandria
    3 BR/3.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Three levels, brick, wood burning fireplace
    Listed: $899,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Leslie Hoban – EXP Realty, LLC)
  • 4516 Peacock Avenue, Belle Wood
    4 BR/2 BA Single-family home
    Noteworthy: Renovated, heated bathroom floors, fenced backyard
    Listed: $750,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Nicole McCullar – KW Metro Center)
  • 435 Stanton Place, Kensington Courts
    3 BR/2.5 BA Townhouse
    Noteworthy: Gas fireplace, three levels, freshly painted
    Listed: $609,000
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Joni Koons – Weichert Realtors)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

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Just Listed in Alexandria

Just Listed highlights Alexandria City properties that came on the market within the past week. This feature is sponsored by the Jen Walker Team (Licensed in VA) of McEnearney Associates REALTORS®.

Welcome Back!

Jen Walker here with The Jen Walker Team! We are a real estate group based out of Alexandria, Virginia. I, along with my rock-star team members, Sue Kovalsky, Micki MacNaughton, and Adrianna Vallario, have more than 35 years of experience in real estate and sold over $175 million in 2021.

1111 Oronoco Street #531

Click here for Just Listed properties in Alexandria and call The Jen Walker Team to schedule a home tour at 703-675-1566 or email [email protected].

Happy House Hunting!

In our highly competitive Alexandria market, the Jen Walker Team has the insider knowledge to connect you with homes that are not even public yet. With more than 35 years of experience, the Jen Walker Team has the expertise to answer questions, calm fears and streamline your transaction. Want to see other homes not featured in this article? Contact our team today!

Please note: While The Jen Walker Team provides this information for the community, they may not be the listing agents of these homes. Equal Housing Opportunity.

McEnearney Associates Realtors®, 109 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 #WeAreAlexandria

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Here’s a look at some of the open houses taking place this weekend:

  • 4417 Elmwood Drive, Rose Hill*
    5 BR, 5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Price reduction and low interest specials; new construction; .5 acre wooded lot; quartz countertops.
    Listed: $1,094,888
    Open: Saturday and Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Erica Gray – Samson Properties)
  • 217 E Custis Avenue
    7 BR, 5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Renovated and expanded, screened rear porch, covered back deck
    Listed: $2,095,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Bobi Bomar – Compass)
  • 1225 Roundhouse Lane
    3 BR, 4 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: Four levels, deck, fireplace
    Listed: $1,490,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Lisa Grover – McEnearney Associates)
  • 3905 Colonel Ellis Avenue
    5 BR, 4 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Patio, wood burning fireplace, finished lower level
    Listed: $1,295,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Sue Goodhart – Compass)
  • 477 E Taylor Run Parkway
    3 BR, 4 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Multi-level deck, brick fireplace, attic
    Listed: $879,000
    Open: Sunday, 12-2 p.m. (Sallie Sue – McEnearney Associates)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

Here are some other options to consider if you’re in the market to rent or buy:

  • 1746 Potomac Greens Drive
    4 BR, 3.5 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: Hardwood floors, two fireplaces, two car garage
    Listed: $4,900/mo
    (Heather Corey – TTR Sotheby’s International Realty)
  • 408 N Patrick Street
    2 BR, 2.5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Fully fenced backyard, patio, hardwood floors
    Listed: $3,795/mo
    (Jessica Spanos-Dennis – McLean Realty Group)

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477 E Taylor Run Parkway image via Google Maps

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Just Listed in Alexandria

Just Listed highlights Alexandria City properties that came on the market within the past week. This feature is sponsored by the Jen Walker Team (Licensed in VA) of McEnearney Associates REALTORS®.

Welcome Back!

Jen Walker here with The Jen Walker Team! We are a real estate group based out of Alexandria, Virginia. I, along with my rock-star team members, Sue Kovalsky, Micki MacNaughton, and Adrianna Vallario, have more than 35 years of experience in real estate and sold over $175 million in 2021.

Stunning complete renovation in the heart of Beverly Hills by reputable local builder, Morris Construction, has incredible curb appeal and a charming front porch. Situated in a cul-de-sac, this spacious 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom home features custom woodwork and trim, oak hardwood flooring, designer tile and lighting, upgraded appliances, and more!

You enter into a foyer that flows easily into a living room that has custom trim and gold sconces flanking a gas fireplace with herringbone marble surround. Just off this space is a dining room featuring a beautiful Crystorama jute chandelier — the natural fixture ties into the views from the adjacent screened porch — located off the dining room through French doors. Nestled in the treetops, the screened porch has ample space for secondary living, complete with built-in speakers and access to a large deck for grilling.

From the dining room, walk into the gourmet kitchen where there is an oversized wood island in soft green with a farm sink, an incredible 48-inch range featuring double ovens, a large pantry, and additional cabinetry for plenty of storage. Next to the kitchen is a large family room with a gas fireplace and custom trim, as well as access to the rear deck. Just off the family room is the mudroom that has custom built-in lockers, separate storage, a desk with custom drawers, and a door to the side yard. Also on the first floor is a bedroom — could also be a great office — with a full bathroom. Head upstairs to four bedrooms and three full baths.

The primary suite is flooded with light and is spacious with plenty of room for a king bed and dressers, plus a walk-in closet. The spa-like ensuite bath has double vanities, a large shower, and a freestanding soaking tub. Down the hall, two bedrooms and a shared full bath can be found as well as a large guest suite with an ensuite bath. Laundry upstairs isn’t just convenient, it’s also fun! With wainscoting and checkered floor tile, your daily task will seem like less of a chore in this great space.

The lower level boasts a sixth bedroom with an oversized bathroom. Need a space to wash the pups? The shower features a hand-held shower head making bathing pets easy and convenient. A game room/gym area with storage closets takes you from the bedroom area to the recreation room. Double doors lead you to the rear brick patio and side yard — the perfect space for some fresh air or to run and play. The downstairs recreation room is a great space for movie night, a play space, or an in-law suite.

You will love living in this treetop home in the heart of Beverly Hills. Extremely private backyard views with an oversized lot make you feel like you’re in the mountains, yet you are just 15 minutes to D.C. Enjoy all that Beverly Hills has to offer — “The Pit” park, Charles Barrett Elementary School, nearby Monticello Park — all while being minutes to Del Ray and Old Town.

304 Lee Circle, Alexandria, VA 22305Jen Walker Team

Click here for Just Listed properties in Alexandria and call The Jen Walker Team to schedule a home tour at 703-675-1566 or email [email protected].

Happy House Hunting!

In our highly competitive Alexandria market, the Jen Walker Team has the insider knowledge to connect you with homes that are not even public yet. With more than 35 years of experience, the Jen Walker Team has the expertise to answer questions, calm fears and streamline your transaction. Want to see other homes not featured in this article? Contact our team today!

Please note: While The Jen Walker Team provides this information for the community, they may not be the listing agents of these homes. Equal Housing Opportunity.

McEnearney Associates Realtors®, 109 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 #WeAreAlexandria

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Money on a table (staff photo via Vernon Miles)

Alexandria’s revenue tax is growing, but too sluggishly to keep pace with the expenditures — leading to a $17 million shortfall as the city heads into budget season.

That estimate, from Mayor Justin Wilson’s monthly newsletter, is slightly lower than the estimate from a City Council meeting in November, but still presents a substantial challenge for city leadership attempting hold off on a tax rate increase.

Wilson said Alexandria’s budget is built around real estate taxes, which are growing but with some worrying signs.

“In Virginia, the structure of municipal finance is heavily reliant on real estate taxes,” Wilson wrote. “Consequentially, in Alexandria the real estate market, both residential and commercial, dictates our budgetary fate. Last year, we saw the healthiest growth in our real estate tax base in over 15 years. Yet, in the past year, mortgage rates have more than doubled. It’s hard to imagine that such an increase will not eventually impact our real estate market.”

Real estate tax revenue is projected to increase by 1.2% — which Wilson called a “return to the anemic growth that characterized much of the last decade and a half.”

Wilson said residential taxpayers are already paying more due to appreciation in the residential tax base, and adding a tax rate increase on top of that would add an even greater burden to local residents.

“I believe we should again work to avoid a rate increase while protecting the core services our residents depend on,” Wilson wrote. “Last year was the 6th budget in a row without a tax rate increase and I am hopeful we can continue that pattern.”

And yet, the city will have to find a way to close the $16.1 million shortfall. That shortfall is mostly attributed to an increase in city operations, the annual transfer to Alexandria City Public Schools and city debt service.

The approved 2023 budget and proposed 2024 budget (via City of Alexandria)

“With these revenue estimates and expenditure estimates, this brings us to a projected revenue shortfall of $16.1 million,” Wilson wrote. “Given that our local budget must be balanced, that shortfall must be resolved with either spending reductions, tax increases or some combination of the two.”

City Manager Jim Parajon, who warned City Council last month that “the budget is going to be tight,” is scheduled to present a budget to Council on Feb. 28.

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Updated at 5:45 p.m. Mia’s Italian Kitchen has a permanent home in Alexandria.

Douglas Development Corp. sold 100 King Street to Alexandria Restaurant Partners for $8.6 million on October 28, according to city records.

That’s more than twice what the three-story building at the corner of King and S. Union Streets is worth for tax purposes, as its value was last assessed at $3.6 million in January.

“The last three-to-four years we’ve been focused on opening restaurants in buildings we own,” Scott Shaw, ARP’s managing partner told ALXnow. “It’s a business strategy that provides stability and predictability for the restaurant.”

Shaw said that the $8.6 million building price was justified by the rent that they paid at the space.

Douglas Development Corp. bought it in 2009 for $2.5 million, and the assessed value of the property peaked at $4 million in 2020.

Mia’s Italian Kitchen has leased in the space since April 2018, becoming a success story in a previously troublesome property.

ARP leases locations at Vola’s Dockside GrillRiverside Taco CompanyJoe Theismann’s RestaurantThe Majestic. The company owns Ada’s on the River and Barca Pier and Wine Bar. The company also owns a Mia’s Italian Kitchen and Café Tu Tu Tango in Orlando, Florida.

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Here’s a look at some of the open houses taking place this weekend:

  • 4417 Elmwood Drive, Clermont*
    5 BR, 5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Price just reduced. Quartz countertops throughout, stunning owner’s bathroom and gourmet kitchen.
    Listed: $1,249,999
    Open: Saturday and Sunday, 12-2 p.m. (Erica Gray – Samson Properties)
  • 4420 Park Road
    4 BR, 3.5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: All brick remodeled home, four fire places, two car garage
    Listed: $1,295,000
    Open: Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (Akram Abdulkader – Samson Properties)
  • 6255 Edsall Road
    3 BR, 4.5 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: Gas fireplace, deck, hardwood floors
    Listed: $949,900
    Open: Saturday, 12-3 p.m. (Joe Petrone – Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International)
  • 5694 Stephanie Tessa Way
    3 BR, 2.5 BA tonwhome
    Noteworthy: Upgraded kitchen, vinyl floors, fireplace
    Listed: $675,900
    Open: Saturday, 12-4 p.m. (Sabrina Koyani – RLAH Properties)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

Here are some other options to consider if you’re in the market to rent or buy:

  • 14 Duke Street
    4 BR, 4.5 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: Corner unit, elevator access, attached 2 car garage
    Listed: $2,995,000
    (Christopher Carrigan – McEnearney Associates)
  • 2816 Dart Drive
    3 BR, 3.5 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: Four levels, balcony, oak staircase
    Listed: $639,424
    (Sylvia Cowles – Builder Information Service)
  • 3313 Wyndham Circle #2210
    1 BR, 1 BA condo
    Noteworthy: Balcony, hardwood floors, one reserved garage parking space
    Listed: $250,000
    (Carolyn Sappenfield – RE/MAX Realty Services)

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14 Duke Street image via Google Maps

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Here’s a look at some of the open houses taking place this weekend:

  • 304 Lee Circle
    6 BR, 5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Renovated, gas fireplace, deck
    Listed: $1,949,000
    Open: Saturday, 1-3 p.m. (Jennifer Walker – McEnearney Associates)
  • 1235 Roundhouse Lane
    3 BR, 3.5 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: All brick end unit, breakfast bar, deck
    Listed: $1,500,000
    Open: Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Richard Ragan – Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
  • 412 Tennessee Avenue
    3 BR, 2.5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Stone porch, fireplace, fully fenced backyard
    Listed: $949,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Jillian Keck Hogan – McEnearney Associates)
  • 2804 Old Dominion Boulevard
    3 BR, 2 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: One level, screened porch, updated kitchen
    Listed: $800,000
    Open: Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (Laurel Conger – Compass)
  • 1008 Bashford Lane
    3 BR, 2 BA townhome
    Noteworthy: End unit, finished basement, backyard garden
    Listed: $715,000
    Open: Saturday, 2-4 p.m. (Leah Heath – Waichert, Realtors)

See all Alexandria open house listings here.

Here are some other options to consider if you’re in the market to rent or buy:

  • 4001 Belle Rive Terrace, Belle Rive*
    5 BR, 5 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Waterfront home on one of George Washington’s original farms.
    Listed: $3,499,00
    (Tracy Dunn — McEnearney Associates)
  • 500 Duke Street, Old Town*
    5 BR, 4 BA single-family detached
    Noteworthy: Circa 1840 Victorian gem has been masterfully reimagined.
    Listed: $3,650,00
    (Lauren Bishop — McEnearney Associates)
  • 1445 Martha Custis Drive
    1 BR, 1 BA condo
    Noteworthy: Freshly painted, hardwood floors, renovated
    Listed: $1,950/mo
    Open: Saturday, 1-2 p.m. (Karina Srebrow – Beltran & Associates Realty, LLC)

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412 Tennessee Avenue image via Google Maps

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Address: 500 Duke Street
Neighborhood: Old Town
Type: 5 BR, 4 BA single-family detached
Listed: $3,650,000

Noteworthy: Circa 1840 Victorian gem has been masterfully reimagined.

Circa 1840 Victorian gem has been masterfully reimagined by architect Val Hawkins. Located in the southeast quadrant of Old Town Alexandria, this exquisite home has been fully restored and is ready for the most discerning buyer.

Beyond the original heart pine floors, millwork throughout the home was custom designed and expertly installed. The double parlor features high ceilings, a spectacular bay window and rebuilt wood burning fireplace. A spacious formal dining room has patio access and the home’s second wood burning fireplace. The heart of the home showcases a chef’s kitchen with Bluestar gas range, Dacor refrigerator, wine refrigerator, two Asko dishwashers and a custom built-in banquette with additional storage. The adjoining family room offers direct access to the brick-walled patio. Beyond the family room is a full bath and stairs leading to a private retreat, perfect for a home office, guest suite or fifth bedroom.

Ascend the main staircase to the elegant master suite which features an en suite bath with freestanding soaking tub, double vanity, spacious shower and separate dressing area. The upper level offers three additional spacious bedrooms and two full baths. Luxurious details throughout the home include Waterworks fixtures and tile, marble and soapstone countertops and antique and designer lighting.

This detached home offers windows on four sides and is flooded with natural light throughout the day. With all new plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems and roof this is truly a move-in ready, forever home!

Listed by:
Lauren Bishop — McEnearney Associates Realtors
[email protected]
(202) 361-5079

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