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belle haven - alexandria va

Known as the hub of Alexandria, Belle Haven is one of the most celebrated neighborhoods in the region. Home to the prestigious Belle Haven Country Club, the club’s golf course is considered to be one of the best in all of Virginia. The club also offers a tennis complex, a large fitness center and a clubhouse with room for dining. The distinguished private club is found right along the banks of the Potomac River and just outside of Old Town.

Completely renovated in the mid 2000s, the original golf course and country club actually date back to the 1920s. In fact, one of the oldest homes in the neighborhood was built in the mid 1920s itself, and still stands today.

Over the years and decades, the neighborhood has served as home to some of DC’s most

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warwick village - alexandria va

Distinguished by hundreds of nearly identical brick townhouses, Warwick Village offers the ease of townhome living, coupled with the appeal of a true neighborhood setting. The mid-century townhomes date back to the early to mid 1950s, named after the former Warwick country estate that once stood on the land.

Originally built as rentals, the 600 or so Alexandria townhomes were converted to individual properties in the early 1970s. Most of the townhomes look relatively similar from the outside, differentiated mostly by paint and landscaping.

That’s not so likely once you step inside. Many of the two-story townhomes have been remodeled over the years and are now extremely unique.

While originally constructed with three small bedrooms, some of

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cameron station - alexandria va

Filled with charm, Cameron Station enjoys the grace of yesteryear, and the conveniences of today. The unique community may have been built up starting in the late 1990s, but it takes its design pointers from a time period going back generations.

The award-winning designs of Cameron Station were built to complement the 18th and 19th centuries, with an old-fashioned, yet recreated, small town setting. You’ll find tree-lined brick sidewalks in Cameron Station, pocket parks and colonial streetlamps throughout the area.

At home on the west end of Alexandria, Cameron Station is a master-planned community full of single-family homes, condos and townhomes. Just as popular with families as retirees, Cameron Station continually delights new residents,

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While celebrated for its charm and its history, Alexandria also holds the title of one of the friendliest cities in America. According to the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2019, Alexandria is the second friendliest city in the nation.

Conde Nast points out Alexandria’s proximity to Washington DC, yet also distinguishes its more relaxed atmosphere. It additionally makes mention of its tourist friendly locations, including its rich collection of shopping and dining spots.

Savannah, Georgia comes in second place, while Boulder, Colorado takes third place. Charleston, South Carolina and Chattanooga, Tennessee round out the top five.

The very same reader survey that put Alexandria is the number two spot for

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north ridge - alexandria va

Despite its growth over the years, North Ridge continues to hold on to a longstanding and delightful, small town feel. Officially part of northern Alexandria, North Ridge gains its namesake from its geographical location.

Situated on high ground, the mostly residential area can be traced back generations. It was integrated into Alexandria’s original city plan in the mid 1700s.

It was the addition of the Washington-Mt Vernon Electric Railway, however, that truly helped spur development in North Ridge, much as it did in several other communities in Alexandria. Since that time, the area has changed and developed, yet at the same time is still praised for its longtime residents and its friendly appeal.

In fact, when the community’s popular tree

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potomac yard - alexandria va

Construction is now underway for the new Potomac Yard Metro Station. Crews and officials held a groundbreaking for the project late last year, officially marking the beginning of a $320 million project.

The new Metro station is expected to play a major role in the full redevelopment of the neighborhood, with grand plans to make the area into a mixed-use destination in the future. The new Potomac Yard Metro station sits halfway between the Braddock Road Metro station and the Reagan National Airport station.

It is close to the Potomac Yard Shopping Center and existing Potomac Yard residential neighborhood. It’s hoped a new Metro station will help spur even more major development in the area. Amazon is already planning to build its second

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 watermark -205 Strand St alexandria va

New luxury condos with river views are headed to Oldtown. Scheduled for a spring delivery, Watermark is one of the latest residential projects coming to the Potomac River waterfront.

Designed to blend in with its surroundings, the more traditional building opens up to a contemporary design on the inside, complete with open floor plans. Residents are additionally treated to such high-end luxuries as wide-plank hardwoods, high ceilings, heated porcelain tile in the master bath and oversized windows.

In addition, the condos also come complete with stainless steel appliances, Italian cabinetry and quartz countertops. Some units of Waterfront also have a number of customizable features.

With only 18 condos to choose from, the boutique property

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venue - 901 n fairfax st alexandria va

New condos and townhomes are headed to Old Town. A conversion project is currently underway, redeveloping the old Crowne Plaza Hotel into residential units and a performing arts theater along the Potomac waterfront.

Part of Alexandria’s Old Town North neighborhood, Venue allows for residential floor plans ranging from around 500 square feet to 2,300 square feet of living space. While the condos of Venue will make up the 13-story existing tower, the adjacent townhomes will serve up even more options for buyers in Old Town.

The townhomes of Venue are expected to include four-bedrooms, 3.5-baths and a two-car garage. There will also be the option of an in-home elevator, some flexible living space and a private rooftop terrace for the enjoyment of

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montebello alexandria va

The Montebello condos of Alexandria are virtually wrapped in amenities. Arranged more like a private campus than a traditional condo property, residents of Montebello enjoy access to array of added amenities and conveniences.

This include both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a convenience store and a jogging trail. Other options include the property’s bowling alley, exercise rooms, playgrounds, a billiards room and a pet-friendly environment.

Spread across more than 30-acres of property, Montebello is its own unique space. While surrounded by a more urban environment, the property remains secluded enough that residents often don’t’ even need to leave its grounds.

This guard-gated community additionally supplies a full

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towns at south alex - alexandria va

Large townhomes in a desirable setting are just two of the reasons to move to The Towns at South Alex. Located in South Alexandria, the development features around 40 new construction townhomes in an up-and-coming area.

The new residences offer at least 2,400 square feet of living space in a four-bedroom design. Generally priced from the $700,000s, the four-level townhomes also come with a two-car garage and a rooftop terrace.

The luxury townhomes additionally feature such upscale additions as high ceilings, quartz countertops and maple cabinetry. Prospective buyers will also find crown molding and hardwoods with the new the new Towns at South Alex.

Part of a much larger mixed-use development, the property makes it easy to live, work and play

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