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

24 Properties
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$4,995,000
Neighborhood: Old Town
6
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
8,145
Sq.Ft.
1795
Year Built
451
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...
$3,650,000
Neighborhood: Old Town Alexandria
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,520
Sq.Ft.
1840
Year Built
34
Days on Site
VAAX2018794
MLS
Circa 1840 Victorian gem has been masterfully reimagined by architect Val Hawkins. Located in the southeast quadrant of Old Town Alexandria, this exquisite home has been fully restored and is ready...
$3,495,000
Neighborhood: Fords Landing
4
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
3,192
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
71
Days on Site
VAAX2017866
MLS
AWE-INSPIRING VISTA.....Talk about Turn Key Quality! CHOICE WATERFRONT RESIDENCE in Old Town Alexandria as you've been hopingto discover! It is infrequent to find this location and quality- a...
$2,995,000
Neighborhood: Robinson Landing
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,761
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
76
Days on Site
VAAX2013786
MLS
This stunning contemporary corner unit townhome sits only steps away from the waterfront in Old Town, Alexandria. Found at the edge of Robinson Landing with direct view of the Old Dominion Boat Club...
$2,475,000
Condo: Old Towne
4
Beds
4
Baths
3,300
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
49
Days on Site
VAAX2018426
MLS
Price reduced! Rare opportunity to live in the historic district of the City of Alexandria fronting on Founders Park and the Potomac River. With 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, this stunning 3300 sq feet...
$2,175,000
Neighborhood: Old Town Alexandria
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,950
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
202
Days on Site
VAAX2012838
MLS
512 Pendleton Street, a sleek and sophisticated end-unit townhome in Old Town Alexandria that was recently built in 2018 and boasts views of the Potomac River from its private Roof Deck! Showcasing 4...
$2,100,000
Neighborhood: Old Town Alexandria
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,726
Sq.Ft.
1817
Year Built
87
Days on Site
VAAX2017412
MLS
PRICE IMPORTANT!! Welcome to 214 South Henry Street, first established in 1817 and featured in a 2012 episode of House Hunters. This historic home located in Old Town, Alexandria, was renovated in...
$1,695,000
Neighborhood: Robinson Landing
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,450
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
159
Days on Site
VAAX2011266
MLS
NEW PRICE - Move-in ready! Gorgeous, River View, two bedroom/two bath + powder room condo on 3rd floor in the Condominium at Robinson Landing. Includes 2 Parking Spaces and Separate Storage...
$1,645,000
Neighborhood: Robinson Landing
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,355
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
159
Days on Site
VAAX2015098
MLS
NEW PRICE! Move-in this year! GORGEOUS CORNER RESIDENCE - Sunny two bedroom/two bath condo on 4rd floor in the Condominium at Robinson Landing. Windows on 3 sides with a sunny SW exposure in the...
$1,600,000
Neighborhood: Old Town Alexandria
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,744
Sq.Ft.
1840
Year Built
68
Days on Site
VAAX2018002
MLS
Live in beautiful Old Town Alexandria and embrace the nationally designated historic designation along the Potomac River. Historic 1840 home has best of both worlds with the original and modern...
$1,595,000
Neighborhood: Old Town
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,934
Sq.Ft.
1770
Year Built
84
Days on Site
VAAX2017568
MLS
OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED FOR 12/4 Interested in a Historic Home with the ability to add up to 50% more space?? This Colonial-era Georgian home is already almost 3,000 sqft, but includes two Gardens,...
$1,545,000
Neighborhood: Robinson Landing
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,485
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
146
Days on Site
VAAX2015592
MLS
NEW PRICE! Move-in this year! SUNNY SOUTHERN EXPOSURE - Two bedroom/two bath condo on 3rd floor in the Condominium at Robinson Landing. Large windows with a sunny southern exposure in the great...

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