This is a quick guide to Alexandria that also includes a line-up of the most recently listed homes in the community at the bottom of the page. View listings.

Alexandria, Virginia is a city in Virginia located just south and west of Washington, DC. With reasonable access to DC, there are quite a few residents who commute into the Capital from the town. Access to surrounding work centers varies but as a community more closely located to the heart of DC Alexandria can be considered fairly desirable for its location.

Alexandria Living

Alexandria Homes for Sale - City Overview

Alexandria has traditionally had a stronger economy than the nation as a whole with quite strong employment. In addition the city has won or been nominated for many awards for it's lifestyle, quality of living, and overall security. With a strong tax base the city consistently invests in infrastructure with a variety of open spaces and parks.

With a variety of well-known historic and notable locations there is plenty to do in the city. Old Town is known for the great dining and rustic appeal that has seen visits by Presidents and First Families on a regular basis. It has also been considered one of the best shopping locations in the DC region with a wide range of boutiques and galleries suited to a variety of tastes.

The waterfront on the Potomac is also considered on of the treasures of the city with views of some of DCs most notable sites available from the riverside. The Farmers Market is a long standing tradition of the city with a variety of locally produced foods as well as art and crafts from nearby artisans.

The mix of modern culture and architecture with some of the centuries old homes and buildings in the area gives it its unique charm that lend themselves well to a city with a variety of honors. Just some of the recent honors given to the city include:

  • "Top 10 Best Downtowns 2014"-Livability.com
  • "Best Mid-Sized Cities for Education In America" -Movoto Real Estate (2015)
  • "Top 10 Safest Places in Virginia"-Movoto Real Estate (2014)
  • "Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community"-League of American Bicyclists (2013)
  • "Top 10 Foodie Cities 2013" -Livability.com
  • "Top 20 Most Romantic Cities in the US"-Amazon.com (2013)

Demographic Information for Alexandria

The median household income is $81,000+ which is well above the national average. This also means that home prices are somewhat higher than the national average but not nearly as expensive as some of the most exclusive communities in the area. Population currently is hovering right around 150,000 with a quite diverse population that includes most of the major minorities found in the U.S. Crime in general falls below the levels of many of the cities in the metro area and the quality of education is a result of spending well above the national average per child for those living in Alexandria.

Alexandria, VA Real Estate Listings

Below you will find a listing of some of the most recent listings/price changes to homes in Alexandria.

$949,900
4
5baths
3,400 ft2

1913 WESTFIELD ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10157535) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Stunning like new home just steps to GW Parkway! Large open floorplan boasts chefs kitchen, hardwood flooring and main level office. 4 upstairs bedrooms with 3 bathrooms. Lux master has his/her walk-in closets and sitting room and deck! Lux master bathroom has tub and shower. Low level has full bath and plenty of room for … Continue reading 1913 WESTFIELD ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10157535) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,900
3
2baths

2710 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10161724) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautifully appointed brick colonial available in Ivy Hill neighborhood! This bright home offers an updated kitchen, bathrooms and spacious backyard patio for entertaining. Extra office and breakfast room provide tons of additional living space! Fully finished basement with full bathroom. Walkable to King Street Metro and easily accessible to Old Town, Shirlington, Falls Church and … Continue reading 2710 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10161724) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$875,000
4
3baths
2,492 ft2

1207 HILLSIDE TER, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10163801) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Just the house you’ve been waiting for! Spacious and open floor plan with beautifully updated kitchen! Master bedroom suite and generous closet space throughout. Lover level recreation room, fourth bedroom and bonus room, 2 woodturning fireplaces, Trexx deck, screened porch, attached garage and plenty of storage. Charles Barrett Elementary.

$989,000
4
5baths
2,500 ft2

428 JOHN CARLYLE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10163731) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Best neighborhood in Alexandria. Walk to metro, Whole Foods, loads of restaurants…& ALL of Old Town.Sophisticated- hi ceilings, crown moldings. Every bedrm has private updated bath. Ground lvl perfect guest rm/office. Deck off kit perfect for grilling. Decadent MBA w/soaking tub, shower & granite. Kit w/ SS appl, granite, gourmet w/center island. Gas stove w/5 … Continue reading 428 JOHN CARLYLE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10163731) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$875,000
4
4baths
2,070 ft2

3009 RUSSELL RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10163607) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Lovely home set back off road on huge lot w/attached garage. Large entry foyer, LR w/re-lined fpl & formal DR. Spacious kit w/loads of cab & counter space, SS appl. & bkfst rm. Mn lvl Bdrm suite w/sitting rm. 3 upper bdrms & 2 full baths including Mbrm w/pvt bath & WI closet. Walkout bsmt … Continue reading 3009 RUSSELL RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10163607) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,900
3
4baths
2,318 ft2

420 PENDLETON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10163553) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Exceptional detail,upgrades thruout this beauty.MN level Great Room w/ gourmet KIT has grt storage, lg island, gently used SS appl’s,1/2 BA.MBR suite;MBA w/ over-sized shower,dbl vanities, tub. 2 m. BDRM’s w/ full BAs. Loads of entertaining space!Light-filled FR opens to rooftop deck.LL RR w/ gas FP.2 car gar.Freshly painted.4 blks:KIng St, Potomac.Mins to GW Pkwy,metro,Reagan … Continue reading 420 PENDLETON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10163553) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,000
4
2baths
2,181 ft2

2908 OLD DOMINION BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10157906) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Delightful home in sought after neighborhood. Features incl. hardwood floors, crown molding, wood-burning fireplace & large bedrooms. Updated kitchen with granite & stainless steel appliances. Backyard is an absolute oasis with custom built screened-in back porch with heat lamps, patio for seating or grilling area, large yard & new privacy fence. Off street parking. Minutes … Continue reading 2908 OLD DOMINION BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10157906) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$920,000
5
5baths
5,001 ft2

3505 SHARON CHAPEL RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10142674) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Truly exceptional one of a kind home in coveted wilton woods. Over 5,000 sq ft of liv space on almost 1/2 acre flat lot. 5 lg br, including master on main w/lux ba & 2 wic. Generous formal rms, oversized kitchen, fabulous florida rm & bonus space. Tons of potential in fin low lvl w/incredible … Continue reading 3505 SHARON CHAPEL RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10142674) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$915,000
5
4baths
2,956 ft2

6404 WOOD HAVEN RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10158067) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Stunningly beautiful, spacious colonial with generous room sizes, 4 BRs on upper level including MBR with luxury bath, 5th BR, 3rd full bath and office area on loft level. Newly refinished hardwoods on main level, newly renovated kitchen (2018), family room off the kitchen with fireplace, opens to new Trex deck (2017). Large basement for … Continue reading 6404 WOOD HAVEN RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10158067) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$900,000
6
6baths
6,812 ft2

3905 COLONIAL AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10156980) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

More photos this weekend! This amazingly large home is an entertainers dream! Huge kitchen with granite counter tops, viking appliances & large island extends to family room with gas fireplace. Master bedroom meant for royalty with sitting room, huge walk in closet & bathroom. Add a pool table & lower level is the perfect space … Continue reading 3905 COLONIAL AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10156980) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$860,000
3
4baths

1116 PITT ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10157635) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Elegant Cameron II Model in Canal Way with hardwd flooring on all levels. new kitchen with quartz counter tops,Stainless steel appliances, glass back splash; formal dining rm, sunken living rm, stone fireplace & french doors leading to private patio. Master bedrm on 3rd level with full ultra modern bath. 2nd master bedrm with private bath& … Continue reading 1116 PITT ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10157635) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$759,900
5
4baths
3,306 ft2

3009 CUNNINGHAM DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10163280) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

5BR/3.5BA 3LVL Home w/ Many Upgrades Overlooking Parkland! Walls of glass & skylights integrate indoors w/ nature. $50K Pella/Anderson windows. French drs to 2 new Trex decks! Kit w/ Granite, 42in cabs, Subzero, brkfst bar; opens to Fam Rm w/ vaulted ceiling & FP! Hrdwds 2lvls. Custom 7.1 home theater w/ surround! 2 Car Gar! … Continue reading 3009 CUNNINGHAM DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10163280) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,900
5
4baths
4,317 ft2

5695 TOWER HILL CIR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10163059) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

This impressive Kingstowne colonial is filled with the finest finishes.. Stunning curved staircase, beautiful hardwood floors and a lovely gourmet kitchen opening to family room w/fireplace and leading to a privately fenced-in yard, perfect for entertaining! Plus, that master bedroom suite w/dual fireplace, sitting room and huge walk-in closet! Minutes to metro and walkable to … Continue reading 5695 TOWER HILL CIR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10163059) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$895,000
3
4baths
1,908 ft2

705 FORDS LANDING WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10162662) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Garage Parking in Old Town! Welcome to Fords Landing, Alexandria’s premier river-front community. Enjoy walking to cafes, markets & restaurants, as well as living steps to the water. This fine property boasts brilliant natural light! Enjoy its open-plan design with higher ceilings, handsome moldings, and large windows. The deck extends the spacious kitchen in warmer … Continue reading 705 FORDS LANDING WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10162662) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
5
5baths
3,792 ft2

2717 WOODLAWN TRL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10162399) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful, bright, well-designed colonial is ideally located on a secluded cul-de-sac. Attractive home accommodates modern living with style and ease. Archways and crown moldings bring distinguished elegance to each room. Front and back staircases, large outdoor space, and gorgeous design make life joyful and elegant. Visit today!

$769,000
3
3baths
2,805 ft2

2409 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY #102, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10156805) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Potomac Yards, near Del Ray, 2 STORY – TOP LEVELS, 3 BR, 2 BA home boasts over $50K of upgrades! Kitchen w/ quartz counters, balcony, garage. M.L. offers a double-sided gas FP & an open floor plan. U.L. Master BR w/ a W.I.C. & ensuite BA. Community amenities incl. tennis courts & playground. Located near … Continue reading 2409 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY #102, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10156805) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$879,000
4
4baths

2306 CREEK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10156736) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Absolutely impeccable 4BR, 3.5BA on lovely Creek Drive! This spacious and sunlit home has formal LR and DR and open concept Kit w/ FR. French doors from FR lead out to gorgeous screened-in porch & flagstone patio. Beautifully landscaped and sizable backyard makes this house perfect for entertaining in or out! Roomy basement w/ full … Continue reading 2306 CREEK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10156736) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$949,500
4
3baths
3,073 ft2

2207 MINOR ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10151516) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming/Expanded 4BR/3BA 3LVL Colonial w/Flexible Living Spaces! $200K+ improvements! Chef’s Kit w/42in Kraftmaid Cabs, Granite, pot-filler, GE Caf~/Miehle SS applncs. Sunny brkfast rm. Rare mudroom! Open Living/Fam Rm w/FP! 2nd Family/Rec Rm w/FP. Indoor/outdoor entertaining w/flagstone walkways & custom designed deck/patios. Corner lot. All systems upgraded. 4 blocks to shops/dining/schools!

$955,000
3
5baths
2,924 ft2

712 HOWELL AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10156681) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Gorgeous four level sunny townhouse in sought-after Potomac Yards w/ a main level bedroom & bath. Open kitchen w/ granite countertops, stainless steel appliances & deck off the kitchen. Elegant living/dining room w/ tall floor to ceiling windows. Bedroom level features a spacious master bedroom w/ bath & walk-in closet. Top level w/ large bedroom … Continue reading 712 HOWELL AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10156681) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
3
4baths
1,831 ft2

1304 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10156398) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Welcome 1304 Duke St! This 3-level, all-brick end unit TH-style condo includes: 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, hardwood floors, granite countertops, SS appliances, patio off the kitchen, terrace off the owner’s suite, 2 assigned parking, storage unit + more! Situated in a prime Alexandria location, close to: metro stop, restaurants, groceries, Old Town, downtown DC, … Continue reading 1304 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10156398) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$789,900
3
2baths
1,716 ft2

7519 ELBA RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10162255) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

One of a kind Mid-Century home with one level living and addition. Unbelievable gardens and landscaping can only be described as peaceful and zen. Floor-to-ceiling double pane windows, living and dining rooms and MBR all have vaulted ceilings. Beautifully remodeled kitchen and baths. Gas fireplace in the living room. Family room off the kitchen. Detached … Continue reading 7519 ELBA RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10162255) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,000
6
4baths

2008 SHENANDOAH RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10162119) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Custom Built Home w over 3000 sf ABOVE GRADE. All the bells and whistles – 9 ft ceilings, recessed lighting, engineered hardwoods, quartzite counters, ALL NEW energy efficient windows, NEW lifetime architectural roof, custom built-ins, gorgeous designer bathrooms, generous closets, state of the art technology package, attached carport with entrance to mudroom. Front porch!

$755,000
3
2baths
1,791 ft2

210 BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10161846) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautifully maintained 2 level home in the very popular and close in Braddock Heights neighborhood. Hardwood floors throughout. Lots of natural light. Dual master bedrooms. Private park-like yard with mature trees and flowering landscapes. Stone patio, wood deck, koi pond. Convenient to Del Ray and Old Town shopping and dining. Easy DC commute.Close to Braddock … Continue reading 210 BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10161846) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$925,000
5
5baths
5,200 ft2

4013 LAUREL RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10155376) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful brick colonial in wooded/private setting w/ fully finished walk-out basement & packed w/ extras! 5 lg. bedrooms all w/ ensuite baths. Formal living & dining + bonus study on main flr. 2-story Fam Room w/ stone fireplace. 2nd Family rm on lower level w/ full bar, theater + bonus gym/play rm. Lg Master Suite … Continue reading 4013 LAUREL RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10155376) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes