7608 Southdown Rd

Alexandria, VA 22308 View Map $2,395,000 Schedule a Tour
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Status: Active
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:VAFX2165686
Sq. Feet:5,794
On Site:47 Days
Lot Size:0.42 Acres

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Office:Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
Just WOW!! Exquisite, 3-level Mediterranean style villa with Spectacular River views of the Potomac.

Enjoying a private and elevated hillside position, 7608 Southdown Rd reflects the gracious ambiance of French architecture with its soaring ceilings, 2-story foyer, 3 Juliette balconies, Saltillo tile floors, stone fireplaces, an abundance of arched windows and doors, meticulously tended terraced gardens with side patio and wine cellar!
This custom-built 3 Bed, 4.5 Bath home not only offers luxurious family living space, but a home that makes entertaining a true joy. Main level offers a 2-story foyer with its majestic ceiling and a sweeping curved staircase. The Library, Grand Salon/Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Kitchen/Family Gathering Room (with casual dining area) all have direct access from this floor to stunning views from the expansive stone 64 'x 14' river terrace balcony. The 3 Upper-level bedrooms also face onto the glorious river view. The spacious primary bedroom suite has a huge walk-in closet, large double vanity bathroom with separate tub and enclosed luxury size glass shower. Bedrooms 2 & 3 come with triple closets, and ensuite bathrooms with separate showers & large tubs.
The lower mezzanine level has been totally transformed with the addition of a fully finished banquet room for up to 22 diners, a caterer's kitchen and dedicated temperature controlled wine cellar (2 wine coolers convey, sadly the wine does not)! One more level down takes you to a huge 27' x 23' light filled family/office/ bonus room with cavernous closet space. Currently used as an office/additional guest bedroom. This floor also offers a full bath, laundry room, and very large storage room with access to a heated/cooled 2-car garage, (note total of 8 parking spaces available). The Mount Vernon trail & bike path is outside your doorstep which is protected land as part of the National Park Service. Old Town Alexandria is less than a 4 mile hop away from your Tuscany idyll! Don't let this opportunity pass you by!
*Improvements incl: wine cellar/caterer's kitchen/dining room added to mezzanine level, new appliances in main kitchen in 2020, updated HVAC systems, heated/cooled garage, repaved driveway, new furnace unit for upstairs zone, replacement of attic insulation (2023), paint exterior (2022), repaired & replanted terrace garden & drip irrigation system, installed EV charger, electric stair chair, privacy fence installation between home and walking trail, & carpet replaced with bamboo wood flooring in main bedroom and more ...

ABOUT 7608 Southdown Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308 - MLS VAFX2165686

In Fairfax County, this property is located at 7608 Southdown Rd in the Arcturus On The Potomac neighborhood of Alexandria and has a current listing price of $2,395,000. This 5794 square foot detached for sale has 5 baths, and 3 bedrooms.

For more information about 7608 Southdown Rd, see more details below as entered by the listing brokerage, including property taxes, year built, assigned schools, type of construction, exterior and interior features, locations, views, and any neighborhood amenities in Arcturus On The Potomac.

Contact Your At Home Team, LLC to get into your Alexandria area dream home today! Our local agents are experts in the Alexandria real estate market and are committed to providing outstanding service. To tour MLS #VAFX2165686 today, connect with an agent at (703) 286-1333.

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Address:7608 Southdown Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308
Body of Water (Name):POTOMAC RIVER
Zip Code:22308


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1995
Construction: Stucco, Stone, Concrete
Roof: Tile
Foundation: Slab

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Family Room Off Kitchen, Kitchen - Gourmet, Combination Kitchen/Living, Kitchen - Table Space, Kitchen - Eat-In, Wood Floors, Primary Bath(s), Laundry Chute, Recessed Lighting, Floor Plan - Open, 2nd Kitchen, Combination Kitchen/Dining, Curved Staircase, Kitchen - Island, Pantry, Soaking Tub, Sprinkler System, Walk-in Closet(s), Wine Storage
Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Icemaker, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Stainless Steel Appliances, Humidifier
Flooring: Hardwood, Ceramic Tile, Partially Carpeted, Concrete
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Foyer, Great Room, Laundry
Fireplace: Mantel(s), Marble, Wood, Gas/Propane
Exterior Features: Awning(s), Lawn Sprinkler
Patio And Porch: Terrace, Patio(s)
Security System: Electric Alarm
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Garage Door Opener, Garage - Side Entry
Garage Spaces: 2
Garage SQFT: 581
Cooling: Ductless/Mini-Split, Zoned
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 5794
Below Grade 0
Total 5794


Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level17x20Fireplace - Gas,Flooring - Bamboo,Walk-In Closet(s),Attached Bathroom
Dining RoomMain Level15x21Balcony Access,Flooring - Tile/Brick
LibraryMain Level15x16Flooring - HardWood,Built-Ins
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level13x16Flooring - Carpet,Attached Bathroom,Attic - Walk-Up
FoyerMain Level10x36Lighting - Wall sconces,Flooring - Tile/Brick
Living RoomMain Level18x21Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Balcony Access,Lighting - Recessed
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level16x13Flooring - Carpet,Attached Bathroom
KitchenMain Level16x25Dining Area,Double Sink,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - Ceramic Tile,Flooring - Tile/Brick,Kitchen - Eat-in,Balcony Access,Kitchen - Gas Cooking,Island,Lighting - Recessed,Countertop(s) - Granite,Pantry,Lighting - Pendants
Dining RoomLower 1 Level10x36Lighting - Wall sconces,Lighting - Recessed
KitchenLower 1 Level11x10Built-Ins,Pantry
OtherLower 1 Level13x11
Great RoomLower 2 Level23x27Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Walk-In Closet(s),Lighting - Recessed,Flooring - Carpet
Family RoomMain Level14x25Balcony Access,Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - Tile/Brick,Lighting - Recessed
LaundryLower 2 Level9x14

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.42 Acres
Lot Description: Cul-de-sac, Landscaping, Backs to Trees, Private
Location: River
Parking: Asphalt Driveway, Paved Driveway
Parking Types: Off Street, Driveway, Attached Garage
Parking Included In List Price: No
Driveway - # of Spaces: 3
Off Street Parking - # of Spaces: 3
View: Water, River, Scenic Vista
TV/Cable/Com: Cable TV Available
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Roads: Paved
Directions:From Old town Alexandria: South on GW Parkway, Right on West Blvd, Right on Alexandria Ave over stone bridge, Left on Northwood Rd, 1st immediate Right onto Stone Terrace, 1st immediate Left to stay on Southdown Rd, to last house on left.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $20,327 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
County Tax Rate: $19,724.00 (Annually)
Refuse Fee: $490.00
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional



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