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.

$955,000
3
3baths
3,102 ft2

206 ELM ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9979490) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

OOZING with charm this classic Rosemont Tudor is a gem! 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Finished attic, finished basement and garage. Located on one of the most coveted streets. Remodeled kitchen, large LR, sep. DR, family room and beautiful screened in porch are some of the features. Quiet and private backyard. Walk to Maury School, Metros, … Continue reading 206 ELM ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9979490) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$994,500
4
3baths
3,073 ft2

2207 MINOR ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX9979382) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming Renov & Expanded 4BR/3BA 3LVL Colonial w/ Flexible Living Spaces! $200K+ improvements! Chef’s Kit w/ 42in Kraftmaid Cabs, Exotic Granite, pot-filler, top line applncs (GE Cafe, Miehle). Sunny brkfast rm. Rare mudroom! Rec Rm w/ FP. Open Fam Rm! Indoor/outdoor entertaining w/ flagstone walkways & custom designed BBQ patio w/ built-in benches! All systems … Continue reading 2207 MINOR ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX9979382) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,000
1
2baths
3,338 ft2

419 EUILLE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9984884) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful Town Home in sought after Old Town Alexandria. Excellent condition. Built in 2006. Three Bedrooms and Three and a half Bathrooms in Spacious 4 levels. Private Terrace on top floor. Subject to third party approval. By Appointment Only

$759,500
2
2baths
1,024 ft2

323 ROYAL ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9987662) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming Townhouse built in 1880 in the heart of historic Old Town! Prime location only 2 blocks from the waterfront and parks/trails of the city. Shorts distances to endless shopping options and awards winning dining experiences. This 2 level residence is quintessential Old Town and will help you instantly fall in love with your new … Continue reading 323 ROYAL ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9987662) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$949,000
4
4baths
1,864 ft2

931 ALFRED ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9987329) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Sought-after Old Town Commons gem offering stunning custom design. Open floor plan arrayed w/ high-end upgrades. Gourmet white & gray kitchen w/ SS appliances, pantry, breakfast bar, custom backsplash & balcony. 2 BR w/ att BA on 1st upper lvl. Custom walk-in closet in MBR. Urban loft w/ exposed brick, 3rd BR & full BA … Continue reading 931 ALFRED ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9987329) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$919,000
3
4baths
2,108 ft2

624 N. PITT ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9978148) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Enjoy gracious living in this light-filled, brick TH on a quiet, tree-lined street. Features 2 MBR Suites and many upgrades; high-end cabinets, silestone counters w/ copper sink, enhanced lighting, hardwood and heated stone flooring, travertine in the foyer/den, plantation shutters, special doors, large central balcony and lots of storage. In central Old Town w/ 2 … Continue reading 624 N. PITT ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9978148) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$759,000
4
3baths

624 PULMAN PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX9986558) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Home being sold “As Is”. Inspections Welcome! New Roof, HVAC, Water Heater & Electric Panel Box in 2017. 4-bedrooms & 3-baths …perfect for the growing family. Gorgeous lot on a quiet cul-de-sac…with its own pathway to the “Pit”. Garage, tons of storage, hardwood floors, eat-in-kitchen, large rooms, 2 FPS, brick patio. Walk to Charles Barrett! … Continue reading 624 PULMAN PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX9986558) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,000
3
4baths
1,936 ft2

1312 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9986795) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

SELLER PAYS 1 YEAR OF CONDO FEES with acceptable offer. Pristine and beautifully upgraded Dulaney model with 3 bedrooms, 3 full/one half baths and 2 underground garage spaces. Gleaming hardwoods, plantation shutters, gas fireplace, upgraded baths, cozy balcony overlooking the courtyard and private back yard! Fantastic location in Old Town and great amenities of The … Continue reading 1312 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9986795) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,900
3
3baths

814 ALBANY AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX9986234) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Storybook Cape is a dream come true! Even before you step through the gate of the white picket fence, you will be in awe of this white-washed brick classic set at the top of the cul-de-sac & tucked gracefully in front of wooded parkland. What an amazing private view from the expansive deck across the … Continue reading 814 ALBANY AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX9986234) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$924,900
5
6baths
6,812 ft2

3905 COLONIAL AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX9985834) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

If you are looking for quality and space this open foyer colonial is for you with over 6500 sq ft on three levels.Includes sunroom, office, gourmet kitchen with breakfast room. Luxurious master suite with tray ceilings, walk in closet, sitting room. Lower level makes perfect in-law suite with 2 full baths, kitchenette, and 4 rooms … Continue reading 3905 COLONIAL AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX9985834) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$924,000
4
3baths
2,071 ft2

2506 COMMONWEALTH AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9986268) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

The welcoming front porch offers a perfect place to relax. Inside you’ll find beautiful hardwood floors and warm wood details & trim throughout. Main level has a library/study with built-in book cases. All 4 bedrooms are upstairs in this well laid out home. Spacious fenced backyard has great areas for entertaining and driveway in rear. … Continue reading 2506 COMMONWEALTH AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9986268) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$759,000
4
2baths
1,856 ft2

7315 REBECCA DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX9985848) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spectacular Charles Goodman Mid-Century on one level with recent additions to include expansive private master suite with luxurious spa bathroom and walk-in closet, plus large fourth bedroom.Bright and sunny recently remodeled kitchen with quartz counters.1856 sq ft of living space. One of the largest Hollin Hills lots on .54 acres with flat landscaped yard and … Continue reading 7315 REBECCA DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX9985848) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$780,000
4
4baths
3,344 ft2

6119 HOLLY TREE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX9985775) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Located just outside the City of Alexandria in Wilton Woods this home keeps you in the center of the action with an amazing floor plan and a reasonable price. Well sized living room, dining room, kitchen, and family room provide plenty of space to relax and enjoy family and friends. Hardwood floors, ceramic tile, granite … Continue reading 6119 HOLLY TREE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX9985775) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,000
4
3baths

512 CRESTWOOD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX9979430) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Lovingly cared for, one owner home, w/meticulous records of all improvements HVAC, hot water, new 2013. Kitchen has been remodeled, washer dryer replaced. Two huge Bedrooms, upstairs, 2 main level Bedrooms. Classic living room, dining room. Basement features rec room and sewing room, plus utility and storage. Deck overlooks lovely landscaped yard. Minutes from Beverly … Continue reading 512 CRESTWOOD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX9979430) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$985,000
4
4baths
2,825 ft2

140 MONCURE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9985208) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Remodeled 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom colonial just steps from Old Town and King Street Metro! With nearly 3,000 sq. ft., gleaming hardwood floors, and a two-story addition. Gourmet chef’s kitchen complete with marble counter tops and stainless steel appliances. 4 bedrooms on one level. Private master suite has stunning bathroom and walk-in closet. Enjoy modern … Continue reading 140 MONCURE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9985208) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$767,500
3
4baths

3513 GODDARD WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX9985291) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Elegant home with over 3400 SF, gorgeous crown molding throughout. Master suite spans entire level w sitting room den and 2 walk in closets with custom built ins. Master bath w granite split vanities, jacuzzi and separate shower and water closet. True chef’s kitchen w granite counters, upgraded cabinetry and open to fam room w … Continue reading 3513 GODDARD WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX9985291) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$925,000
6
7baths
6,175 ft2

4105 CHESTNUT PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22311 (MLS # FX9969440) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Remarkable all brick home with expansive and versatile floor plan perfect for generational living. 5 en suite bedrooms including upper and main level master bedrooms. European touches meet modern convenience. Office w/private entrance = work from home. Tucked away on a quiet street one block from parkland yet 6 minutes from DOD Mark Center, 395. … Continue reading 4105 CHESTNUT PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22311 (MLS # FX9969440) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$985,000
3
4baths
1,853 ft2

423 CAMERON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9982161) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Elegant 3 bedroom 3.5 bath townhouse offers extensive millwork and hardwood floors throughout. Other features include deep crown moldings, wainscotting, a wood burning fireplace, custom built-ins and renovated baths. Eat-in kitchen offers a Viking stove and dishwasher plus Subzero. A professionally landscaped patio-garden includes mature plantings, and a one car garage completes this property.

$789,900
5
4baths
3,294 ft2

6460 OVERLOOK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX9979071) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

5br4ba.2mstr suites.Kit w/granite. Stnls&skylight. Hdwd flrs.2nd kitchen.In-law, guest/au pair suite.Separate living areas. Sep laundry areas. 2 car garage on .60 acr. Family rm w/ flagstone hearth/fireplc.Sldng glass drs lead to great sunroom area ovrlooking grdn. Crwn moulding. Bow/bay wndws. Jaccuzi tub. Great price for ovr 3000 sq ft. Brick one level in fairfax pinecrest golf … Continue reading 6460 OVERLOOK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX9979071) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$769,900
4
4baths
2,913 ft2

6016 ASHBY HEIGHTS CIR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX9974473) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Fantastic hm in model move-in condition–2 Story foyer-mn level-hdwd thru foyer, kit & brkfst rm-FR(TV & sound system conveys) w/gas frplc & deck access-gourmet kit w/granite, island w/5 burner cktop & French cntry cabinets-Walk in bay window in DR-Master bdrm bath double vanity & double shower heads-His & Her closets both w/organizers-Jack & Jill bath-one … Continue reading 6016 ASHBY HEIGHTS CIR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX9974473) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$974,900
5
5baths
4,659 ft2

7817 FORDSON RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX9980582) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Stunning craftsman new build 5 bed, 4.5 bath 3 lvl, MB w/ huge seating area / his/her closet, office, kitchen w/huge island, butler & walk in pantry, exercise room, movie theatre room, huge rec room, 2 car garage / huge driveway and additional area for toys or RV, beautiful front porch w/ swing, flat back … Continue reading 7817 FORDSON RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX9980582) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$919,000
6
5baths

5730 CASSEL GLEN CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX9980471) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Center Hall colonial style 6 bedroom 4 & 1/2 bath home on a corner lot of an exclusive cul de sac. Two story foyer & grand living room. Gourmet eat-in kitchen with sep. laundry room, & pantry. Master features ensuite bath, soaking tub, shower & vanity. Lower level w/ a separate kitchen spacious family room, … Continue reading 5730 CASSEL GLEN CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX9980471) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,900
4
2baths
2,614 ft2

905 RAMSEY ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9978512) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Lifestyle is where it all begins & this significantly expanded Cape Cod has it all! 2 blks to Braddock Metro+short distance to Old Town & popular Del Ray=infinite dining, shopping, nightlife & transit options. Perfect backyard patio setting for summer BBQs & large corner lot w/white picket fence. Filled w/natural light, spacious & ML living … Continue reading 905 RAMSEY ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9978512) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes