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.

$887,500
4
3baths
2,744 ft2

1111 VILLAMAY BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10304307) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Located at the “very top of the hill,” this home has lovely and expanded views. A “Gene May” original situated on one of Villamay’s largest and level lots, Generous room sizes, Large kitchen opens to huge Family Rm. w/vaulted soaring ceiling. Expansive windows are a Gene May trademark and it shows in this home. Enormous … Continue reading 1111 VILLAMAY BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10304307) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$949,999
4
4baths

201 LONGVIEW DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303913) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

STUNNING 4BR 3.5BA rambler in sought after Longview Hill! Completely renovated this year by a professional team! This house is move-in-ready! New hardwood floors, paint, fixtures % touches throughout! Custom gourmet kitchen with new quartz counters, custom cabinets & new SS appliances. Brand new HW heater, furnace, washer, dryer & more! Convenient location off Duke … Continue reading 201 LONGVIEW DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303913) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,990
3
5baths
2,297 ft2

1355 POWHATAN ST #9, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303832) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

NEW Construction – Quick Delivery – 4 Story Luxury Condominium Townhome in Old Town. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths + 2 Powder Rooms. Gourmet Kitchen w/Gas Cooktop + Double Oven, Esspresso Cabinets, Waterfall Quartz Center Island. Tile Foyer, Hardwoods on Main, BR + Loft Levels. 9 ft ceilings, Large 200+ sq ft Terrace w/Gas/Water bibs! … Continue reading 1355 POWHATAN ST #9, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303832) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,990
3
5baths
2,297 ft2

1359 POWHATAN ST #7, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303846) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

NEW Construction – Quick Delivery – 4 Story Luxury Condominium Townhome in Old Town. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths + 2 Powder Rooms. Gourmet Kitchen w/Gas Cooktop + Double Oven, Esspresso Cabinets, Waterfall Quartz Center Island. Tile Foyer, Hardwoods on Main, BR + Loft Levels. 9 ft ceilings, Large 200+ sq ft Terrace w/Gas/Water bibs! … Continue reading 1359 POWHATAN ST #7, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303846) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$880,000
4
2baths
2,234 ft2

718 OVERLOOK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10303605) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Classic, cheery home w/ an abundance of natural light in all rooms. Spacious LR leads to adjoining sunroom. Fantastic kitchen renovation w/ new appliances & custom cabinets opens to DR w/ built-in corner cabinet. Add’l features include hardwoods, arched doorways, new BA, 2 fireplaces, new W/D, storage + additional updates. Enjoy views of the large … Continue reading 718 OVERLOOK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10303605) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
5
4baths
3,750 ft2

6032 WOODLAKE LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10302263) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Lovingly maintained and recently updated home on large home-site. Lots of extras to be appreciated for years to come:beautiful inlaid hardwd floors on main,updated baths,sound-proof media on lower day-lite,walk-out level, wet bar,gas fireplace,42″cabinetry maintenance free wrapped trim,replaced roof,upgraded zoned HVAC, gas line for outdoor grill. Min to 2-Metro, pool, shops,Kingstowne amenities.

$839,000
3
3baths
1,218 ft2

237 WEST ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10295607) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful corner home! 4 blocks to Braddock Rd & King St Metros. New roof, windows & skylight, hardiplank all 2012. Kit w/European SS appls (2014 Fridge) & granite. 2 spacious BR both w/balconies. Spiral stairs to 3rd lvl BR + roof top deck & super storage! LR has soaring ceil, cozy corner FP & French … Continue reading 237 WEST ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10295607) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$824,999
3
3baths
1,583 ft2

207 BELLEFONTE AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10303014) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Enjoy this charming Del Ray bungalow, steps to Mt Vernon Ave restaurants,shops & farmers’ market. Gorgeous master suite opens to screened porch, has large walk in closet with elfa system, dual sink vanity, sep. shower & tub. Home was expanded and fully updated in 2006 with kitchen that opens to family room w/FP. 2018: new … Continue reading 207 BELLEFONTE AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10303014) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$884,995
3
5baths
2,327 ft2

2803 EISENHOWER AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10302848) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Location, Location, Location. A short walk to the Metro, a quick Uber ride to Old Town, walking distance to dining and shopping. Quick access to commuter routes. Eisenhower square- new Luxury Townhomes with exquisite finishes made from luxury materials all designed by award winning interior designers. Every home is a model! Relax, outdoors w/your own … Continue reading 2803 EISENHOWER AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10302848) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,000
4
3baths
2,540 ft2

6404 13TH ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10302234) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful completely redone home in sought after Belle Haven. Meticulously finished open floor plan with huge upper level addition. Spacious Gourmet kitchen with SS appliances, luxury lifeproof vinyl throughout main level, walking out to a covered 25’x16′ concrete patio. Large bedrooms with plenty of closet space, laundry on upper level. Master suite with large WIC … Continue reading 6404 13TH ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10302234) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$795,000
5
4baths
3,042 ft2

4306 ROBERTSON BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10302216) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Open Sun 1-4pm! Absolutely stunning property with private estate feel. Stately colonial with incredible list of updates located on a quiet lane bordering acres of lush parkland. Features include: 3 impeccably finished levels, $150k of updates including kitchen & all baths, hardwood floors, high ceilings, two car garage, & the most spectacular 23x14ft screened porch … Continue reading 4306 ROBERTSON BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10302216) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$950,000
4
5baths
4,611 ft2

6034 CLIFF DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10285611) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Private Oasis on Corner Lot w/Circular Driveway in Heart of Kingstowne! Every upgrade imaginable! Main & Upper Lvl Hardwood floors, Regal Master Bath w/Jetted Tub & Shower, Gourmet Kitchen w/Granite, Stainless, Ceramic Tile, 2 Story Family Room w/ Stone FPL, Basement Wet Bar & High Def 3D Home Theater, 33×14 Heated InGround Pool w/Waterfall, Outdoor … Continue reading 6034 CLIFF DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10285611) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,900
5
3baths
2,792 ft2

8410 CROSSLEY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10301963) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rarely available Oxford model w/ a car garage & carport in highly sought after Waynewood subdivision. This beautiful home boasts 5 bedrooms and a den, a sweeping open concept design, large kitchen island. Home had the works, New kitchen, SS appliances, quartz countertop, deck, roof, windows, gutters, bathrooms, flooring, front loading washer & dryer , … Continue reading 8410 CROSSLEY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10301963) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$900,000
4
3baths
2,430 ft2

1020 QUEEN ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10301548) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

What a location! Grand sized Old Town gem ~ investor opportunity, selling as is ~ Upper two levels include 3BRs 1.5 BAs, hardwood floors, deck off the kitchen. Lower level has separate entrance, full second kitchen, washer & dryer, 7’11” ceiling ~ ideal rental income or au pair. 2 parking spaces. Priced below assessment. Walk … Continue reading 1020 QUEEN ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10301548) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$919,900
6
6baths
5,794 ft2

5674 CLOUDS MILL DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10301349) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spectacular 4-lvl 6BR 5.5BA SFH showcases hardwoods, high ceilings, huge basement & inviting KIT w/new stainless apps & opens to Morning Rm. Spacious Family Rm offers fireplace & bay window. Impressive MBR boasts cathedral ceiling, sitting area, walk-in & MBA w/Jacuzzi soaking tub, sep shwr, 2 vanities & water closet. 3 add~l BRs & washer/dryer … Continue reading 5674 CLOUDS MILL DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10301349) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$950,000
2
3baths
1,803 ft2

1250 WASHINGTON ST #510, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10301366) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

A rare opportunity awaits the buyer of this stunning residence with breathtaking river and country club views from every room. Brimming with comfortable English country decor, this home is filled with custom upgrades and details throughout. 2BR/2.5 BA,spacious LR, elegant library, & solarium w/ceiling to floor windows capturing magnificent vistas! 2 Gar spaces & 2 … Continue reading 1250 WASHINGTON ST #510, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10301366) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,900
5
4baths
3,246 ft2

2307 POPKINS LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10301556) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Truly spectacular, remodeled top to bottom with over 3200 sq.ft. 5 BRs,3.5 BAs. Updated kitchen with granite counters, center island, s/s appliances Family room with built-ins. Spacious MBR suite with luxury bath. W/O lower lvl w/rec room and fireplace. Private oasis, yet centrally located. Screened-in porch overlooks lovely yard with Koi pond and paver patio.

$779,000
5
3baths
2,345 ft2

900 DARTON DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10301256) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful Waynewood split with many expensive upgrades including sunroom addition with Andersen windows, large front porch, rare garage, and beautiful open kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances. Both 4th and 5th floors have been finished and expanded with a separate zone. Floors just refinished and fresh paint too. Large lot offers lots of options … Continue reading 900 DARTON DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10301256) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$822,000
3
2baths
1,674 ft2

605 BEVERLY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10301446) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Experience the best of Beverley Hills at this Colonial home on a large, tucked away lot; only a short stroll away from Monticello Park. Updated, spacious, eat-in kitchen w/ porcelain tile flooring & gourmet appliances. Relax on either of two private decks or the patio, all overlooking the tranquil backyard garden. Storage & workshop space … Continue reading 605 BEVERLY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10301446) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$759,900
4
2baths
2,284 ft2

7602 RANGE RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10300325) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful private lot backing on parkland. Large (almost 2300 sq ft) one level contemporary. 4 bedrooms, expansive kitchen-dining opening to private rear patio and gorgeous lot backing to parkland. master br with twin walk in closets. shed w electricity for extra storage. photos 7/19

$929,000
3
4baths
2,252 ft2

105 STEWART AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10301398) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Experience Del Ray charm in this classic brick Colonial, steps away from Mt Vernon Ave. ML features LR, DR, kitchen & bedroom. 2 add’l MSTR STE options on UL, 1 w/jacuzzi & dbl vanities. Multiple outdoor spaces offer privacy to retreat; unwind on the enclosed patio or relax on the deck overlooking the fenced backyard … Continue reading 105 STEWART AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10301398) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$847,000
4
3baths
3,471 ft2

6153 COBBS RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10298146) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

The perfect 10! Huge 3471 sq ft. living area open and airy full of light.All BR with walking closets,Master BR with sitting area. NEW roof,windows,garage doors.All rooms painted with designer paint. Gorgeous kitchen with new tiles,granite counter tops & new SS appliances,Gleaming hardwood floors. A library.Beautiful bathrooms are Remodeled. 6160 Cobbs rd with 3572 sq.ft … Continue reading 6153 COBBS RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10298146) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$759,900
3
2baths

414 JEFFERSON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10293576) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Enjoy all the perks that come with living in Old Town–access to the best restaurants, galleries, boutique shopping, Saturday farmer’s market–or quietly lounge in the back sunroom and listen to the birds. This fabulous Yates Gardens 3 bed, 2 bath townhome, with a fully finished basement, 2 fireplaces and private patio is the Alexandria location.

$879,900
5
4baths
3,576 ft2

19 EARLY ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10293397) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Expanded/Renovated 3576 sq ft 5BR/3.5BA 3LVL SFH! Gorgeous Kit w/ quartz, 42in white cabs, SS Jennair Pro, downdraft, marble bcksplash; opens to Fam Rm w/ Walkout to Huge Deck! Luxury Master Ste w/ oversized jetted tub, frameless shower enclosure, hi-end fixtures. LL Rec Rm w/ FP. Main lvl office/br. Stone & Hardiplank exterior. 2 zone … Continue reading 19 EARLY ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10293397) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes