Welcome to your local Alexandria, VA homes for sale & real estate resource. Living in Alexandria offers residents an urban setting, complete with coffee shops, restaurants, shopping centers, entertainment venues, and parks. Being nestled along the Potomac River, this community provides residents access to many local parks with green spaces, picnic spots, and outdoor sports facilities. For additional information, including sales history and prices, property disclosures, and more for Alexandria properties for sale, or to schedule a home tour of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Alexandria real estate.
This page is updated with Alexandria home listings several times per day directly from the Alexandria, Virginia MLS.
Each Alexandria MLS listing includes the property price, days on market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Also review local Alexandria property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Alexandria community amenities including parks and golf courses will be listed.
The real estate market for Alexandria includes single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums. Many of the houses are designed with a mid-century style, and some overlook the Potomac River. Most of the homes in the community have two bedrooms and two bathrooms with anywhere from under 800 square feet to 2,500 square feet. Average home prices range from $280,000 to $1.2 million.
There are numerous appealing communities throughout the Alexandria area, with each offering something different. Homebuyers moving to Alexandria will find everything from bustling urban neighborhoods and quiet rural enclaves to waterfront estates and quaint old streets with history-rich structures. Whether buyers are looking for homes or condos in Alexandria, Fort Belvoir, Kingstowne, Mount Vernon, or any of the surrounding areas, they're sure to find their ideal home in this wonderful part of Northern Virginia at a reasonable cost of living with a strong economy.
Alexandria is located along the Potomac River, with Highways 95 and 395 running nearby, aiding in driving convenience. Residents in Alexandria are approximately 20 to 30 minutes from Washington D.C. The neighborhood is full of parks, such as Jones Park, Waterfront Park, and Founders Park, offering many green, open spaces, hiking trails, picnic spots, lakes and waterways for water recreation, and outdoor sports facilities where residents can take part in all sorts of outdoor activities.
Alexandria Farmers Market is a popular destination for residents of the subdivision, providing opportunities to shop from local vendors selling homemade goodies, handcrafted items, and fruits and vegetables. Old Town is the place for galleries, vintage shops, national retailers, boutiques, and places to eat. Other popular places to visit include the Tiny Spite House, Port Brewing Company, George Washington's Mount Vernon, and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum.
Being close to Washington, D.C., Alexandria residents can enjoy the many historical sites and traditional attractions expected to discover in D.C. Popular places to visit include all the monuments, the U.S. Capitol, and the Smithsonian museums. Additionally, the area is known for hosting many foods, arts, and nightlife events and activities for those wanting to experience life in Washington, D.C. Many residents enjoy visiting farmers' markets in the morning, followed by exploring the museums, monuments, and memorials. Then they find themselves enjoying the nightlife, which is full of dining and entertainment at some of the city's most prestigious venues. Other popular places to visit include the Washington National Cathedral and the Library of Congress.
Living in Alexandria places residents who work in Washington, D.C., close to major highways providing easy access to the many businesses, companies, and organizations. Alexandria's residents commute an average of 30 to 40 minutes one way to work, with many commuting to D. C. and Bethesda. Most major employers in the area include government agencies, non-profit organizations, international relations companies, and local museums. Top employers in the area include the Department of Commerce, The Alexandria Hospital, the Institute for Defense Analysis, and C.N.A. Corporation.
Alexandria Public Schools operate the public schools in Alexandria, including Stratford Elementary School, Lyles Crouch Elementary School, Mark Twain Middle School, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. Private schools in Alexandria include Browne Academy, St. Agnes School, St. Stephen's School, and the Academy at the Metropolitan School of Arts. Additionally, Alexandria Technical and Community College offers continuing education classes and programs.
Those looking to buy a home near Washington, D.C., will find a mix of homes available in Alexandria, Virginia. Homes in the community range in price, including many luxury homes. This community offers many things to do while keeping residents close to the history, museums, businesses, and more in the heart of the country's capital.
Interested in buying a home in Alexandria? Allow our Alexandria, Virginia real estate experts to help you navigate the purchase of or expertly negotiate the sale of your Alexandria residence. As local real estate agents, we're well-versed in the unique dynamics of the Alexandria real estate market.
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