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.

$779,000
3
3baths
2,658 ft2

3300 CAMERON MILLS RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1004181160) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Large corner property with front porch & detached Gazebo/Screened-in House. Offering 3 BRS & 2 Full BAS on the Upper level, plus a full bath on the LL…perfect for guests & teenagers! Family Room just off Cook’s kitchen with adjoining walk-in pantry. Beautiful hardwoods on Main and UL. Living Rm w/ gas fireplace flanked with … Continue reading 3300 CAMERON MILLS RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1004181160) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$879,000
3
4baths
2,618 ft2

1739 POTOMAC GREENS DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # 1004156022) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Great location in popular Potomac Greens. Wide, open rooms and plenty of light, 10 foot ceilings and over-sized windows through out, custom plan creates 3 large bedrooms. Community has shuttle bus to Braddock Metro, Pool, clubhouse with gym and party room, playgrounds, walking trails. Treelined streets, brick sidewalks and plentiful open green spaces, all in … Continue reading 1739 POTOMAC GREENS DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # 1004156022) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$779,000
3
2baths
1,650 ft2

408 TIMBER BRANCH PKWY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1002775068) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spectacular Setting on a Professional Landscape Lot, this Brick Home features Garage Parking, Gourmet Kitchen, Wood Burning Fireplace.CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE BRADDOCK ROAD AND KING STREET METROS.

$829,000
3
4baths

406 TIMBER BRANCH PKWY W, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1006160218) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Still looking for that Country House in the City? This expanded Cape Cod is tucked away among the trees and across the street from a stream – just down the street from Maury Elementary and an easy walk to the Metro. 3 BR 4 BA, a fabulous family room with cathedral ceilings and builtin bookcases, … Continue reading 406 TIMBER BRANCH PKWY W, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1006160218) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,900
4
3baths
3,480 ft2

4013 ELLICOTT ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # 1006143678) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spacious & Beautiful Home in the best Alexandria neighborhood. Turn key home w/ recently updated kitchen & baths, hardwoods, new carpet, entire interior freshly painted, new roof (2017), HVAC (2013). Four large bedrooms, den-study-library w/ fireplace, 2 car garage with Tek organizational system. Large fenced in private back-yard w/ irrigation system. Blocks to Bradlee Shopping … Continue reading 4013 ELLICOTT ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # 1006143678) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$789,900
3
3baths
2,352 ft2

801 W BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1006146068) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

All-brick colonial w/ lots of recent upgrades sited on almost qtr. acre park-like lot. Slate roof adds to distinguished curb appeal. Updated oversized windows give feeling of light & openness w/ treed views. Amazing sun room addition w/ tongue-in-groove wood & beam ceiling. Sand-in-place floors have just been re-finished. Freshly painted in neutral tones. Great … Continue reading 801 W BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # 1006146068) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,000
4
3baths

6208 ARKENDALE RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1006136412) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

First Time for sale since it was built in 1956! Custom raised rambler set on a hill w/ spectacular landscaping and gorgeous garden patio w/ professionally installed lighting. Beautiful renovated eat-in chef’s kitchen with large island, double ovens & table. Lower level is fin w/ large recreation room, wood stove, kitchenette, in-law suite. perfect for … Continue reading 6208 ARKENDALE RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1006136412) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$979,000
3
4baths
2,800 ft2

419 PRINCESS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # 1006134212) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Immaculate,like-new luxury 4-level Federal-style townhouse in the heart of Old Town. 3 blocks to River and King St.3 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 luxury bathrooms w/whirlpool jets in master bath.Living/dining room with wood paneling, rec room with gas FP, Loft/den leading to roof top terrace, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and breakfast area, gleaming HWD floors throughout, … Continue reading 419 PRINCESS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # 1006134212) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$940,000
3
3baths
2,878 ft2

1842 CARPENTER RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # 1006139024) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Absolutely Gorgeous Two Garage TH near DC**High Ceiling**HW Floor through out**Gourmet Kitchen W Granite CT, SS Appliances, Maple Cabinet, Island, Wall Oven**Huge Master BDR leads to Large Master Bath W Double Vanities W Soaking Tub**Wonderful Club House w Swimming Pool, Fitness center, and Picnic area**Closer to DC, Crystal City, and Old Town Alex**

$799,000
4
3baths

6547 SPRING VALLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # 1003828542) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

ENTERTAINMENT DREAM BACK YARD, deck, beautiful large updated pool & deck area, hot tub! Lovely renovated 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home on over 1/3 acre lot. Amazing NEW KITCHEN with quartz ct, island, ss appliances, BRAND NEW gorgeous 3 BATHS. Hardwood floors main & carpet lower. Well maintained/landscaped property. Inside beltway, 10-15 min to … Continue reading 6547 SPRING VALLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # 1003828542) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$924,900
5
5baths
5,250 ft2

4310 MISSION CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # 1003800924) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful Kettler Forlines home in Willow Oak! 5 beds/4.5 baths, updated kitchen & baths, hardwood flrs, huge cstm built master bed walk-in closet w/ tons of storage space. New roof, new windows, new HVAC, new water heater. Fully finished basement w/ bedroom & full bathroom – Perfect in-laws! Large backyard w/ deck – Great for … Continue reading 4310 MISSION CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # 1003800924) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
3
3baths
2,506 ft2

2403 DAPHNE LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # 1006134048) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Stunning Mid-Century Modern home with architect-designed two-story vaulted addition. Gorgeous wood floors, dual-zone HVAC and water heaters, renovated kitchen, updated bathrooms, fireplaces in family and living rooms, double-paned windows. Master Bedroom Suite with walk-in closet and luxury bath with soaking tub. Rare lower level family room with laundry. Flat landscaped yard on cul-de-sac.

$899,999
4
3baths
2,241 ft2

6212 RANDALL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1003801434) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Tucked away in prestigious Belle Haven w/a quiet cul-de-sac setting this residence radiates charm. A classic Dutch Colonial stunner features rooms filled w/rich natural light that highlight mid century accents & comfortable rooms ideal for entertaining. Fresh paint, gleaming HWH & LL w/FR offers ample storage+BA. KIT w/SS+Quartz+bkfstbard. Deck overlooks mature trees! Close to GW … Continue reading 6212 RANDALL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1003801434) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,000
3
3baths
1,900 ft2

6036 FORT HUNT RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1003797320) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

AVAIL NOW! These motivated sellers have created the most charming home w a private outdoor kitchen/ FIREPLACE that you’ve only dreamed of owning! The indoor Jenn-Aire kitchen with wine refrigerator is equally great! This gated property overlooks the golf course & has winter river views! With a rare garage, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths on upper … Continue reading 6036 FORT HUNT RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1003797320) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,000
5
4baths

2015 WINDMILL LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1003816678) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful & spacious 5BR, 3.5BA colonial. Quiet cul-de-sac in desirable Mason Hill. Elegant wood floors. Wide windows. Flooded w natural light! KIT w SS appliances, new granite counters & cheerful breakfast room. Spacious LR. Stone-floored sunroom. FR with wood-burning FP. Sumptuous freshly painted MBR w sitting rm.Fully fin bsmt. Expansive rear deck, off addl sunroom … Continue reading 2015 WINDMILL LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # 1003816678) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,000
4
3baths

1118 COLLINGWOOD RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # 1006064492) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Amazing Single Family home with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. Features include gleaming hardwood floors throughout main floor + master bed and a spacious back deck overlooking fenced in backyard with ample greenery. Over 2500 Sq. Ft. of living space, 2 Fireplaces and Attached 2 car garage. Home is conveniently located close to Nation’s … Continue reading 1118 COLLINGWOOD RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # 1006064492) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$825,000
4
4baths
4,876 ft2

7032 CLIFTON KNOLL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # 1006044262) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Simply gorgeous model home with fresh paint, brand new WH, refinished hardwood floors! This spacious & elegant home is built for entertaining with 5000+ finished square feet, open floor plan on the main level with a chef’s gourmet kitchen & refined touches throughout. Four spacious bedrooms upstairs includes an enormous master retreat with a spa-like … Continue reading 7032 CLIFTON KNOLL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # 1006044262) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$924,900
4
4baths
3,900 ft2

8205 COLLINGWOOD CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # 1005995148) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

OPEN SUNDAY 1-3PM! Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Fairfax Co Alexandria, this well-designed home is built w/ thoughtful details and unique touches, including spacious rooms, bountiful windows/skylights throughout allowing for floods of natural light, gorgeous millwork, vaulted/cathedral ceilings, 2-story/+11ft. ceilings, ornate light fixtures, & large lot. A great opportunity.

$774,900
3
4baths
1,792 ft2

713 ANNIE ROSE AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # 1005098914) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

When it shows like a model, why keep looking? Striking 3 BR, 3.5 bath TH w/ open concept. Large kitch w/ stainless, gas, granite, pantry & breakfast bar-perfect for entertaining. Owner~s suite w/ custom closets +spacious bath; 2 more BR w/ baths. Garage + surface parking. Bike trail, tennis & basketball courts, playground 1-4 blocks. … Continue reading 713 ANNIE ROSE AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # 1005098914) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$777,500
3
3baths
2,281 ft2

2215 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY #102, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # 1002814942) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spacious 2-story, upper level, 2881 sq ft Potomac Yard condo. Bright 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom features an open floor plan and modern finishes including gorgeous, dark hardwoods; upgraded kitchen w breakfast nook; high ceilings; balcony; den; 2-sided fireplace and 1-car attached garage. An active lifestyle awaits: only blocks to Del Ray, tennis/basketball courts, playgrounds, jogging/biking trails.

$765,000
3
2baths

713 CHALFONTE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # 1003682688) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Contract fell out–now fully available*classic colonial in ever-popular beverley hills*charming home w/ wonderful curb appeal*freshly painted**refinished hardwoods**renovated eat-in kit w/ marble counter tops & stainless steel appliances*liv rm w/ gas fireplace**formal dining rm**three spacious br*large corner lot w/ fenced rear yard & room for expansion**gar*walk to neighborhood park (the pit)**

$969,000
5
5baths
4,050 ft2

1117 ARCTURUS LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # 1003664416) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

ONLY 1 Left of 3 brand new constructed homes in sought after Waynewood school district. Gorgeous open concept center island kitchen, shaker cabinets, quartz & hardwoods throughout main level. Spacious master with a spa like bath and free standing tub. 3 other BR’s on upper level. Oversized Fully finished basement with a 5th BR. 1 … Continue reading 1117 ARCTURUS LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # 1003664416) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$989,225
4
7baths
5,071 ft2

5929 EWING PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # 1003723830) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

CLOSE-IN PRIVATE OASIS WITHOUT LEAVING HOME~ Sought after Victoria Oaks Colonial loc on a cul-de-sac; 3-fin lvls, 4-BRs, 6.5 BAs, 3 bonus rms that can easily function as BRs, 2-story great rm & gourmet kitchn~ both w/wlkout to bckyrd; lower lvl fam rm & rec rm w/full ktchn & walk-out stairs to fabulous fenced bckyrd … Continue reading 5929 EWING PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # 1003723830) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$839,999
4
4baths
3,364 ft2

6130 STEGEN DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # 1002343736) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Well Maintained & Updated! Hardwood Floors, SS Appliances, Maple Cabinets, Roll Out Shelves, Corian, Tile Back-splash, Kitchen Island & Bar. Renovated Baths-Granite Top Comfort Height Vanities, 12′ X 12′ Tile, New Lights, Plumbing Fixtures & Toilets. Owners Suite-Renovated Bath-Stone Tile, Granite Top Dual Sink Custom Vanity, Refrigerator & Glass Enclosed Walk-in Shower, WIC & SO … Continue reading 6130 STEGEN DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # 1002343736) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes