Best New Listings: The Northern Virginia Edition

by Jennifer Thornhill

In this week’s Northern Virginia edition of Best New Listings, we look at a spacious and light-filled Cherrydale townhouse, a well-priced duplex near Courthouse Metro, and a 19th-century Old Town row house with river views.

Light-Filled, Four-Story Townhouse in Cherrydale

Best New Listings: The Northern Virginia Edition: Figure 1

Built in 2005, this three-bedroom townhouse features plenty of space and light on four levels. The listing has light wood floors and 9 to 10-foot ceilings, and prospective buyers will be enticed by the master bedroom’s floor-to-ceiling windows, sitting area and spacious bathroom with separate tub and extra large shower. A two-car garage and deck are also included in the listing which is about a mile from the Ballston Metro stop.

  • Full listing: 2080 North Oakland Street (map)
  • Price: $789,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Listing Agent: Tammy Bagnato, Coldwell Banker

Like-New Three-Bedroom Duplex Near Courthouse Metro

Best New Listings: The Northern Virginia Edition: Figure 2

This three-bedroom duplex in the Courthouse neighborhood offers quite a lot for under $700,000. Built in 2008, the listing has wood floors throughout, crown molding, a good-sized living room, a vaulted ceiling in the master bedroom, and a dedicated laundry room. Common area amenities at the development include a swimming pool, exercise room and party room. The Courthouse Metro is two blocks to the north, but for those who prefer driving, the home comes with two-car tandem garage parking.

  • Full listing: 2203 North 12th Court, #35 (map)
  • Price: $670,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Listing Agent: Erika Avitabile, Best Address Real Estate, LLC

19th Century Rowhouse in Old Town With Views of the Potomac

Best New Listings: The Northern Virginia Edition: Figure 3

Old Town is known for its small yet pricey homes, and this two-bedroom follows that trend. The listing sits on the 500 block of Lee Street where only the west side of the block is built up, giving all the homes views onto Marina Park and the Potomac River. One of the focal points of 531 Lee Street is the kitchen, which has a slate floor, coffered ceiling, honed granite counters, a six-burner plus grill Viking stove, a sub-Zero refrigerator, a Miele dishwasher and an oversized farmhouse sink. A breakfast room looks onto the rear garden, which has a cobblestone patio and stone fountain. Other notable details of the home are its arched doorways and a french-doored library filled to the roofline with bookshelves and a sliding library ladder.

  • Full listing: 531 Lee Street, Alexandria, VA (map)
  • Price: $1,149,000
  • Bedrooms: Two
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Year Built: 1800
  • Listing Agent: Sissy Zimmerman, McEnearney Associates, Inc.

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  1. Diane said at 8:15 pm on Sunday June 5, 2011:
    That Old Town house is beautiful, but I wouldn’t call it part of a “trend.” Historic houses sell for a premium, and this one is on arguably the most desirable street, in great shape, and with coveted river views. Someone wanting a newer, larger townhouse like the two Arlington places profiled can find something similar in Old Town at a similar price. If less space is needed, there are plenty of smaller but still charming and unique historic homes. The housing stock is surprisingly diverse. While the prices are by no means cheap, they compare favorably with other sought-after areas.
  1. Mike said at 1:54 pm on Monday June 6, 2011:
    I tried to buy 2082 Oakland back in 2006. The owner wanted $879k for it, I topped out my offer for $849k. He ended up holding his stance, and sold in 2007 for $798. What a different market this is now! Those are very spacious and beautiful places. Lots of windows and great finishes. There's an ART stop across the street at the Safeway. Someone will probably be happy there...

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