Homes for Sale in Old Town Alexandria, VA
Why Do People Live here?
Although many people may dream of living in an historic neighborhood, few will ever have the opportunity. Old Town Alexandria offers residents beautifully restored historic homes, some on the banks of the Potomac River, renowned and innovative restaurants, boutiques, shops and cafes, along with one of the nation's oldest continually operating Farmer's Markets - just a few of the highlights of this charming 18th Century town. From historic to hip, from condos to townhouses to single family detached, there is something for every prospective homeowner in Old Town.
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What's the Neighborhood Like?
There is a wide variety of homes in Old Town Alexandria, from studio efficiencies in secure buildings to expansive and exquisitely renovated properties built in the 1700s. Prices range from just below $200,000 for a 500 square foot efficiency condo to more than $5,000,000 for an historic home.
This is no cookie cutter neighborhood, to be sure. And with a WalkScore of 77, Old Town is the most walkable neighborhood in Alexandria. Most errands can be accomplished on foot, although public transportation abounds, from buses to trains to trolleys. In the 22314 zip code, there are more than 250 restaurants, bars and coffee shops, meaning Old Town residents can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in about 5 minutes.
What's Going on Nearby Old Town Alexandria?
There is so much going on IN Old Town Alexandria, it's hard to imagine venturing outside the community, but admittedly, it's hard not to want to explore all the wonderful attractions of Washington, DC, which is only a few miles from Old Town Alexandria.
Of course, the very first thing that comes to my mind when anyone mentions Washington, D.C. is the Smithsonian, comprised of 19 museums, galleries and the National Zoo. Seriously, just exploring everything the Smithsonian offers could keep you occupied for a very, very long time.
There are, of course, all the wonderful national monuments and memorials DC is known for, including monuments and memorials to honor Presidents Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson, as well as civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. There are memorials to honor veterans of World War II, the Vietnam War and the Korean War.
There is no shortage of places to eat, things to do, events and concerts in Washington, D.C., which is just one of the many advantages of living in Old Town Alexandria.
What Schools will the Kids Attend?
If you buy a home for sale in Old Town Alexandria, you can search the Alexandria City Public Schools Site to determine which local schools serve a specific address here.
Now You Really Want to Find a Home Here, Right?
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