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.

$770,000
4
4baths
2,647 ft2

8201 TREEBROOKE LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10239041) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

OPEN HOUSE 5/27, 1-4pm. Immaculate 3-level Colonial on cul-de-sac in Waynewood School District. Lovingly maintained, hardwoods, plantation shutters, freshly painted, updated kit & baths. Separate dining room. Extended dining room & kitchen. Beautifully landscaped! Overlooks HOA-owned green space. New roof 2015. Lower level remodel 2014 w/built-in office, fireplace w/granite surround & hearth.

$789,900
3
2baths
1,787 ft2

711 WAYNE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10245334) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

1930s Farmhouse Located in Del Ray/Rosemont, short walk to The Avenue, Metro, Shops & Restaurants! Stunning original features throughout incl. antique glass door handles, wood doors & trim. Corner lot, picket fence. Detached garage. Living & dining rooms, sunroom, kitchen w/ butcher-block counters, master suite w/ sitting rm, 2 add. bedrooms, rec room, storage. No … Continue reading 711 WAYNE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10245334) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$874,900
4
3baths
3,264 ft2

6424 WOOD HAVEN RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10241877) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Stylish contemporary style home on beautiful private lot w/wonderful landscaping & mature trees-feels like vacation everyday! Fantastic light filled floor plan offers: Updated kitchen w/granite counters, breakfast bar, & eat-in area * Wood floors in foyer, kitchen, & dining room * New carpet * Two fireplaces * Luxurious master suite * Relaxing screened in porch … Continue reading 6424 WOOD HAVEN RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10241877) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$997,000
3
4baths
2,323 ft2

1250 WASHINGTON ST S #411, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10244463) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

It’s back and WELL BELOW assessed value!! 3/4BR, 3.5BA residence offers the same space as a single family home w/ the convenience of 1 level living. Building amenities include: 24hr concierge, pool, tennis, storage, party rooms and 2 assigned parking spaces.

$799,900
6
5baths
2,886 ft2

5713 TIMOTHY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22303 (MLS # FX10244410) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Entertainer’s dream! From the open gourmet kitchen, walk right out to the deck and mingle with guests. Enjoy a glass of wine on the upper level balcony then retreat to your master suite to catch a beautiful evening sunset. HUGE custom master closet was once a 7th BR. Plenty of space for guests. 1/4 mile … Continue reading 5713 TIMOTHY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22303 (MLS # FX10244410) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
4
3baths
2,375 ft2

505 MONTICELLO BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10244235) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Fabulous & charming 4 Br,3 ba in sought after Monticello Park. High quality custom up grades & amenities through-out. Crown jewel kitchen with skylights,high end appliances & French doors to lovely patio area & nicely landscaped fenced yard. 2 wood burning fireplaces. Lower level recreational room or Nanny suite with Br & full bath. Utility … Continue reading 505 MONTICELLO BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10244235) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$855,000
3
2baths
1,550 ft2

535 FAIRFAX ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10244347) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Delightful, charming Historic Victorian in the heart of Old Town! 3 bdrs, 2 full baths over 1500+ fin sqft of sun-filled living. Modern kit w/natural flow to quaint outdoor living in private backyard. Custom appts incl high ceilings, large crown molding, lots of casework, recessed lighting & wood floors. Fresh paint, new boiler & HWH … Continue reading 535 FAIRFAX ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10244347) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$879,900
4
5baths

5719 BARBMOR CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10250298) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Custom built front porch colonial on cul-de-sac with decorator features throughout. Main level master with French doors leading to entertainment size deck. Walk out to sweeping, private fenced yard. Gourmet kitchen opens to family room with gas fireplace. Private study with French doors, formal dining room, Princess suite, 2 BR w/ Jack’n’Jill BA and large … Continue reading 5719 BARBMOR CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10250298) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$839,900
5
4baths
5,293 ft2

3803 FORT HILL DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10243860) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spacious, Bright & Open 3 level Contemporary with inviting Sunroom & beautiful treed views! Lots of natural light, huge kitchen & breakfast room, family room off kitchen leads two level deck with Endless Pool & Spa! Opulent remodeled Owner’s Suite, sitting room, his & hers bath & closets! Large recreation room, 14′ ceiling & enormous … Continue reading 3803 FORT HILL DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10243860) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$989,000
5
4baths
3,339 ft2

5007 JOHN TICER DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10241176) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rare 5 Bedroom SFH in Cameron Station. CORNER LOT on coveted John Ticer Dr. Updates galore-new master bath, redesigned private back yard, custom closets & lots more. Natural light-flooded open floor plan, private in-law suite, hardwood floors on main living, 2 car garage, deck, & storage galore. Steps to Brenman Park, Harris Teeter, CVS, library, … Continue reading 5007 JOHN TICER DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10241176) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$994,900
5
5baths
4,828 ft2

5684 CLOUDS MILL DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10242914) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Exquisite Craftmark Estate with nearly 5000 sqft. 5 BD, 4.5 BA, 3 car garage, gourmet chef kitchen, hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces, plantation shutters, ss appliances, 2 wine fridges, granite, master bedroom retreat. The best part is the custom deck & screened porch with fishpond, waterfall and magnificent landscaping. Fenced backyard. Close to Van Dorn metro, … Continue reading 5684 CLOUDS MILL DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10242914) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$925,000
5
4baths
3,307 ft2

9023 GREYLOCK ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10249754) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Georgian colonial w/seasonal views of the Potomac. Newly refinished hardwoods, expansive living + Florida rooms. Captivating views of the architect-designed grounds. Spacious breakfast room w/French doors to tiered deck. Master w/ renovated bath, walk-in shower, dual sinks, heated floors. Fourth bedroom used as walk-in closet but easily converted back. Aupair/in-law suite w/kitchenette on LL.

$969,900
4
5baths
2,181 ft2

207 ROYAL ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10241706) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Historic 4BR/3.55BA Home Just One Block from King St! Walk to everything! Original hardwds, wainscoting, builtins, exposed beams, arched doorways, 4 FP’s. Eat-In Kit w/ granite, peninsula, brkfst rm w/ fp; opens to Sunrm w/ skylights & enclosed brick patio. 2 lvl study/inlaw ste w/ wet bar. LL Rec Rm w/ FP, sep storage/wine cellar. … Continue reading 207 ROYAL ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10241706) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$879,000
3
4baths
1,814 ft2

116 UNION ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10241521) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

LOCATION! The Torpedo Factory. Sun drenched, 3 level, 2 outdoor spaces end-TH located just steps to King Street. 3 bedrooms each with their own bath, 5 in solid oak plank flooring throughout, very private patio, stunning master suite with vaulted ceilings and Juliette balcony, a second bedroom has a large screened balcony. Bathrooms & Kitchen … Continue reading 116 UNION ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10241521) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$913,993
3
4baths
2,292 ft2

1371 POWHATAN ST #LOT 1, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10246135) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Under Construction – Enclave of 18, Four Story Luxury Condominium Townhome in Old Town Alexandria. 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + 2nd Powder Room on Loft/Roof Top Terrace level.. Beautiful Kitchen with Alpine white cabinets; large center island and generous cabinet storage. Hardwood Flooring throughout Main Level. 9 ft ceilings on all levels, Large 200+ sq … Continue reading 1371 POWHATAN ST #LOT 1, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10246135) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$917,343
3
4baths
2,292 ft2

1365 POWHATAN ST #Lot 4, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10246142) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Under Construction – Enclave of 18, Four Story Luxury Condominium Townhome in Old Town Alexandria. 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + 2nd Powder Room on Loft/Roof Top Terrace level. Beautiful Kitchen with Alpine white cabinets; large center island and generous cabinet storage. Hardwood Flooring throughout Main Level. 9 ft ceilings on all levels, Large 200+ sq … Continue reading 1365 POWHATAN ST #Lot 4, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10246142) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$949,000
2
3baths
1,890 ft2

112 WATERFORD PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10245973) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Premier Old Town location! This all brick townhome is completely renovated top to bottom! New opened gourmet kitchen, 3 new stylish bathrooms, new roof, new windows, wine cooler, new systems and recessed lighting. TWO parking spots -garage and driveway! All just steps to the Potomac River waterfront and King Street shops and restaurants. Live life … Continue reading 112 WATERFORD PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10245973) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$780,000
3
3baths
2,260 ft2

1407 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10245901) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Convenient End unit RH ,Ideally positioned to enjoy Oldtown lifestyle. Walking distance to shops,dinning and renovated Waterfront .3 blks to Metro trains. Refin HW floors,exposed brick. Renovated bath/ MBdrm with high vaulted ceilings.Light filled kitchen.Newer AC. Top balcony overlooks King St. Large parking lot. Bonus bsmnt zoned for junior office, Rec center 1 blk away … Continue reading 1407 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10245901) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
4
3baths
2,375 ft2

505 MONTICELLO BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10244235) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Fabulous & charming 4 Br,3 ba in sought after Monticello Park. High quality custom up grades & amenities through-out. Crown jewel kitchen with skylights,high end appliances & French doors to lovely patio area & nicely landscaped fenced yard. 2 wood burning fireplaces. Lower level recreational room or Nanny suite with Br & full bath. Utility … Continue reading 505 MONTICELLO BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10244235) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$985,000
2
3baths
1,769 ft2

635 FIRST ST #205, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10244174) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Luxury 2BR+den condo is epitome of elegance enhanced by modern attributes. Gleaming HWF t/out+plantation shutters. Open ML w/unique arched doorways. LR w/gas fp+built-in shelves/cabinets. KIT w/Viking SS app+granite. MBR w/large ensuite w/double vanity, soaking tub & walk-in glass shower all surrounded by white marble. Balcony for lounging/grilling, 2 parking spaces, GREAT location in Old Town!

$889,000
2
3baths
3,552 ft2

1004 VASSAR RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10244197) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming Rambler on Corner Lot w/ Mature Trees! Main Level Living at it’s Best w/3,550SF! Remodeled Gourmet Kitchen w/ 42″ Cabs, Granite, Double Ovens & SS Appliances. Oversized Screened Porch Perfect for Indoor-Outdoor Entertaining. Master Suite w/ Updated Ensuite Bath & 2 Lg Closets. 2 LL Guest Rooms w/ Adjoining Bath. Finished Basement w/Recessed Lighting. … Continue reading 1004 VASSAR RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10244197) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$895,000
4
3baths
3,425 ft2

6401 OLMI LANDRITH DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10240430) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Exceptional Value…This Charming Stone Cottage offers great sunlight and peaceful views on a beautiful wooded setting of 1.9 acres of rolling hills, stone terraces and flagstone patios. One Level Living and Garage. Opportunity awaits a Savvy Buyer who wants to build equity in their home by updating a classic cottage. Downsize into this gem. Property … Continue reading 6401 OLMI LANDRITH DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10240430) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$837,400
3
5baths
2,315 ft2

1130 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10232843) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Sitting quietly back off the main street, this four level newer townhome in the heart of old town, doesn’t disappoint. It has space, modern construction, a deck, a two car garage, and its an end unit! Only a little TLC to bring this one into ship shape!

$835,000
3
3baths
2,810 ft2

2011 MAIN LINE BLVD #102, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10231600) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

PERFECT 10 with too many upgrades to list. High-end style with contemporary-designer details: gray/white kitchen w/ island open to family room and two-way fireplace to amazing living/dining space w/ dark hardwood floors. Custom molding on walls. NYC loft feel w/ 9 ft ceilings. Upgraded contemporary light fixtures. Master suite w/ walk-in closet and designer bathroom. … Continue reading 2011 MAIN LINE BLVD #102, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10231600) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes