Old Town Recognized as Top Downtown



Notable dignataries including President Obama and the first lady have shared several date nights in Old Town, and now Old Town in Alexandria, VA, is being recognized on a Top 10 list of the best downtowns across the country for 2014.  The streets of downtown Old Town has landed a bright spot at #5 on a new list by the website Livability.com.  The editors say Old Town Alexandria is one of the best downtowns for its “creativity, inclusion and innovation.”  Good downtowns showcase a community by featuring a wide selection of local architecture, art, lifestyles and things to do.  “Great downtowns…unite residents…by providing places to connect.”  How true of Old Town!

Old Town Alexandria has been selected for its top ranking based on its high energy, cobblestone streets, century-old buildings, Colonial architecture, its appeal to businesses and families, a waterfront setting, sophisticated restaurants and arts. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Birchmere nightclub and Old Town Theater are recognized as special arts venues in the area.  Old Town also offers a “modern, hip vibe,” according to the website Livability.com.  The median home price is $427,500. 

The Top 5 Best Downtowns in the U.S. are:
1. Fort Worth, TX
2. Providence, RI
3. Indianapolis, IN
4. Provo, UT
5. Old Town Alexandria, VA

Livability.com is a website focusing on what make small to mid-size cities great places to live, work and visit.  The website ranked downtowns based on population growth, ratio of residents to jobs, income growth, home vacancy rates, affordability of housing, and retail and office vacancy rates.  The staff then looked at overall livability of the city.  Big urban areas like Washington, DC, New York City, San Francisco and Chicago were not included.

Active Old Town Real Estate Listings

Old Town Homes And Condos For Sale

29 Properties
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$5,995,000
Subdivision: Old Town
6
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
8,145
Sq.Ft.
1795
Year Built
84
Days on Site
VAAX2003726
MLS
A rare offering, the Potts-Fitzhugh-Lee House resides on a half-acre double lot in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. The grand entrance greets you to a storybook foyer with magnificent architecture...
$4,595,000
Subdivision: Robinson Landing
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,775
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
29
Days on Site
VAAX2005364
MLS
Final new riverfront penthouse at Robinson Landing in the historic SE quadrant of Old Town Alexandria. Immediate delivery!! Jaw dropping views of the Potomac from the floor to ceiling windows in...
$4,150,000
Condo: Harborside
3
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
4,685
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
52
Days on Site
VAAX2000025
MLS
Idyllically located on the Potomac River, this stunning 5 story townhouse in desirable Old Town is a rare offering. Experience incomparable waterfront living with elegant interiors, plus the coveted...
$2,995,000
Subdivision: Old Town
9
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
6,974
Sq.Ft.
1800
Year Built
77
Days on Site
VAAX2004044
MLS
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be the next steward of an expansive, historic home in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. This nine-bedroom home offers nearly 7000 square feet of finished...
$2,850,000
Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria
7
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
4,838
Sq.Ft.
1800
Year Built
40
Days on Site
VAAX2005048
MLS
Classic all brick Federal End Townhome built in 1798. With close to 5,000 square feet of living space, this home has the advantage of commercial zoning (currently retail on 1st level), allowing for...
$2,550,000
Subdivision: Old Town
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,480
Sq.Ft.
1880
Year Built
24
Days on Site
VAAX2005430
MLS
Elegant Federal style detached home in Old Town Alexandria just 2 blocks from King Street. Circa 1880. Step into the grand entrance hall with the the original staircase. Professionally renovated...
$2,150,000
Condo: Harborside
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,588
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
73
Days on Site
VAAX2002544
MLS
This Harborside treasure with triple exposures has the flow of an elegant single-family home. The quality of the craftsmanship and classic features are abundant in this three-level, four bedroom, 3.5...
Open 12/5
618 Saint Asaph St S Alexandria, VA 22314
$2,095,000
Subdivision: Old Town Se Quadrant
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,850
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
63
Days on Site
VAAX2004590
MLS
A rare opportunity in Old Town's desirable Southeast Quadrant! Over 4,000 square feet on just 3 levels, all above ground. This all- brick, semi-detached and beautifully renovated home has...
$1,700,000
Subdivision: Old Town
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,494
Sq.Ft.
1830
Year Built
37
Days on Site
VAAX2005140
MLS
Historic Plaqued Multi-family Townhouse on a sought after block of Prince St just one block off of King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria features four residential units, three one bedroom...
$1,700,000
Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,694
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
7
Days on Site
VAAX2005890
MLS
Welcome to The View on Washington! History meets modern elegance in these new luxury condos coming to Old Town January 2022. This 10-unit boutique building will provide generously sized 2 and 3...
$1,599,999
Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria
1
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
3,400
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
220
Days on Site
VAAX259164
MLS
Location Location Location !!! 4 level large townhouse in heart of King st , 3400 SQUARE FEET main level and basement are equipped for Resturant , large kitchen and prep area in basement , separate...
$1,595,000
Subdivision: Robinson Landing
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,395
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
138
Days on Site
VAAX2001704
MLS
Immediate delivery! Gorgeous two bedroom/two bath condo residence on a high floor at Robinson Landing. Floor to ceiling windows let in tons of light and all the charm and ambiance of Old Town...

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