Gracious, detached historic brick residence with large private side garden, covered veranda with brick patio, and 2 car garage with alley access. This distinguished home is entirely free standing with private brick walled gardens that run the entire east side of the property. Though the house was built in 1810, this home had a full restoration with state of the art amenities and finishes 2012 by local builder William Cromley, with an eye towards preserving its historic moldings and character. Additional updates by the current owners make this the perfect home in Old Town for work and PLAY! This awe inspiring home is approx. 4,000 sq ft and has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an entire basement for storage. Stylish and dramatic, it boasts high ceilings, extensive moldings, and 7 fireplaces! (3 gas, 2 wood, 2 decorative).
A grand entry foyer with a fabulous Murano chandelier and wide-plank wood floors welcome you to an open and inviting double parlor flanked by dual fireplaces with period carved mantels and brick hearths, a pair of milky white Murano chandeliers, and warm wood floors create a sense of elegance and calm. Large windows allow for light to fill the room while offering a glimpse of the gardens. The adjacent family room has two additional fireplaces, wide planked wood flooring and access to the exterior grounds and garden. This room offers a more intimate and cozy atmosphere for binge watching movies, playing boards games or just getting cozy by the fire! The gourmet eat in kitchen has a fabulous island as well as a large table space for informal dinning. The back wall has custom built-ins for additional storage and there is a half bath tucked away "off the beaten path". The owners suite is a sanctuary! Starting with the handsome private sitting room with wood burning fireplace and walls of custom built-ins. There is a huge walk in closet with dual entry, a water closet, stacked washer dryer, and a luxurious master bath with oversized shower and free standing soaking tub! Just across the landing and up a few stairs are two additional guest rooms sun-washed with light, with soaring ceilings, wide planked wood floors and decorative fireplaces with brick hearts both serviced by the full hall bath. The uppermost level is a wonderful retreat with gabled windows, an arched alcove and windows with rooftop views and en suite bath!
The 2 car garage is just steps away from the side kitchen door so unloading groceries and accepting deliveries is easy! There is a private courtyard area from the main gardens to keep your grill and other outdoor items you may not want visible, as well as providing perfect catering space for outdoor parties. The covered veranda over the brick patio area makes for comfortable social gatherings, refuge from rainy days or just enjoying the private side yard and perennial gardens with water feature. The perfect spot to unwind under the stars, host friends and family outside, or gather around the fire pit on a crisp fall evening!
This home is spectacular and has been lovingly and meticulously maintained over the last 200 years (as a speakeasy, by a former congressman, and so much more)! The lower level is unfinished and offers approx imately 1,000 sq ft of storage, a second full size washer and dryer, as well as access to the exterior of the home thru the cellar doors to the side yard. .Pop over a block and enjoy all the boutiques, and restaurants King Street has to offer for your ultimate urban lifestyle! Just a few blocks to the King Street Metro or stroll down to the Potomac , do the river walk or hop on the bike path! https://www. youtube.com/watch?v=Mn1NVQ1BcS0 WALK SCORE:https://www. walkscore.com/score/1020-prince-st-alexandria-va-22314
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