811 Prince St

Alexandria, VA 22314 View Map $8,000,000 Schedule a Tour
Beds4
Baths4Full11/2
Sq.Ft.8,600
Year1854

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Status: Active
Property Type:Detached
MLS #:VAAX2028270
Sq. Feet:8,600
On Site:295 Days
Lot Size:0.14 Acres
County:Alexandria City
Majestically set on a premium double lot with walled gardens, the Bayne-Fowle House is located in an area of Old Town Alexandria known for some of the most important historic homes.

Built by a successful merchant in 1854, this 8,600 square foot home exemplifies the finest in 19th century architectural design and craftsmanship. Additionally, the Bayne-Fowle House has benefitted from a spectacular recent renovation which honors those rarified elements while creating a home with lightness and elegance that is perfectly attuned to today's lifestyle.

A sandstone staircase with wrought iron gas lamps and railings complements the elegant window-lined facade constructed of brick with a coursed ashlar veneer. The primary entrance to the home welcomes guests to a vestibule area and a full-length foyer beyond which showcases a graceful open-stringer staircase with an elliptical handrail.

The handsome foyer opens to the residence's stunning living room, dining room and family room with marble fireplace mantles and period plaster cornices adorning the 12' ceilings. Full-length windows with original interior folding shutters and a pair of original gilt pier mirrors reflect the expansive floor plan. Pocket doors between these areas provide the option for creating intimate spaces or joining the multiple rooms for a more open floor plan. Triple Niermann Weeks chandeliers unite the three rooms.

A beautiful breakfast room, conservatory and a newly renovated kitchen provide views of the landscaped walled gardens enhanced by eastern exposure morning light. The magnificent custom designed Christiana chef's kitchen features white marble double ogee countertops along with top-of-the-line appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen is a lovely breakfast room with 14' ceilings and expansive bay windows. The breakfast room opens to a window-lined conservatory with scalloped window shelves, thought to be original to the home, and arched glass window paned doors opening to the garden area. A charming bright office with custom fitted cabinetry and a painted geometric pattern floor provides access to the garden's private courtyard. Also on this level is a stunning French-inspired powder room with stone basin and floor.

The second level offers three large bedrooms with ensuite fireplaces, custom shades and gorgeous draperies. Two full bathrooms and a spacious laundry room with ample storage complete this level.

A window-lined sitting area with views of the historic homes facing 811 Prince provides a welcome to the Owner's Suite. The primary suite level offers a luxurious bedroom with an exquisite painted mural of the Potomac River and a fireplace. The elegant bathroom, with double vanities, has a marble fireplace, a spa tub with marble backdrop, a glass enclosed shower and a private water closet. The Architectural Digest design-worthy dressing room is beyond compare. A Niermann Weeks chandelier delicately illuminates the marble topped center island and the beautifully designed custom cabinetry with inset mirrors. An additional laundry room completes this level along with a nicely appointed elevator with full home access.

A staircase to the uppermost level leads to a finished room with exposed brick walls. The unfinished area on this level is truly fascinating as one can see the top of the historic oculus skylight and the graffiti believed to have been written by Civil War soldiers.

The lower level of the residence offers a handsome second family room or entertaining area. A 1,600-bottle temperature-controlled wine room, a gym and a full bath can be found on this level.

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Community Information

Address:811 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Subdivision:Old Town Historic
Zip Code:22314

Architecture

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1854
Stories:5
Style:Traditional
Construction: Masonry
Year Renovated: 2020
Roof: Metal, Copper
Foundation: Brick/Mortar
Basement Type: Daylight, Partial, Fully Finished, Windows, Interior Access, Outside Entrance

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Attic, Built-Ins, Floor Plan - Traditional, Skylight(s), Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Breakfast Area, Bar, Crown Moldings, Curved Staircase, Elevator, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Gourmet, Walk-in Closet(s), Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Icemaker, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater, Range Hood, Six Burner Stove
Flooring: Hardwood
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Bedroom 1, Laundry, Office, Storage Room, Utility Room, Bathroom 1, Bathroom 2, Conservatory Room, Primary Bathroom, Full Bath, Half Bath
Fireplace: Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Marble, Wood
Exterior Features: Extensive Hardscape, Exterior Lighting, Underground Lawn Sprinkler
Patio And Porch: Patio(s), Terrace
Fencing: Masonry/Stone, Privacy, Wrought Iron, Fully, Wood
Security System: Electric Alarm
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Garage - Rear Entry, Inside Access
Garage Spaces: 2
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 6900
Below Grade 1700
Total 8600

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
Storage RoomUpper 3 Level16x41Attic - Finished,Attic - Floored,Flooring - Wood
Utility RoomUpper 3 Level13x25
OtherUpper 3 Level8x30Skylight(s),Flooring - Wood
Primary BedroomUpper 2 Level16x39Fireplace - Wood Burning,Window Treatments,Flooring - Carpet,Built-Ins,Walk-In Closet(s),Primary Bedroom - Dressing Area,Flooring - Wood
Primary BathroomUpper 2 Level17x16Fireplace - Wood Burning,Window Treatments,Soaking Tub,Flooring - Wood
Sitting RoomUpper 2 Level8x14Flooring - Wood
Bedroom 1Upper 1 Level16x19Window Treatments,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - Wood
Bathroom 1Upper 1 Level7x9Flooring - Wood,Window Treatments
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level16x20Fireplace - Wood Burning,Window Treatments,Flooring - Wood
Bathroom 2Upper 1 Level8x12Tub Shower,Window Treatments,Flooring - Ceramic Tile
Living RoomMain Level17x20Crown Molding,Fireplace - Gas,Window Treatments,Flooring - Wood
Dining RoomMain Level18x18Fireplace - Gas,Crown Molding,Flooring - Wood
Family RoomMain Level20x16Crown Molding,Fireplace - Gas,Flooring - Wood,Window Treatments
KitchenMain Level9x19Flooring - Marble,Kitchen - Gas Cooking
Breakfast RoomMain Level18x18Built-Ins,Dining Area,Flooring - Wood,Crown Molding
Conservatory RoomMain Level10x18Window Treatments,Flooring - Wood,Crown Molding
OfficeMain Level15x9Window Treatments,Built-Ins,Flooring - Wood
Half BathMain LevelFlooring - Stone
FoyerMain LevelCrown Molding,Flooring - Wood

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.14 Acres
Lot Description: Landscaping, Premium
Parking: Parking Space Conveys, Private, Brick Driveway, Lighted Parking
Driveway - # of Spaces: 2
View: Garden/Lawn, City
TV/Cable/Com: Natural Gas Available, Water Available, Sewer Available
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Transportation: Airport less than 10 miles
Zoning:RM
Directions:811 Prince Street

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $44,320 (paid Semi-Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
County Tax Rate: $44,320.00 (Annually)

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