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.

$849,900
4
5baths

8133 STACEY RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX9981729) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

New construction in Waynewood school district by prominent local builder. Over a half acre private cul de sac lot backing to woods, 4 bed 4.5 bath craftsman style loaded with customization and upgrades. Inviting front porch, High ceilings, beautiful hardwoods, chefs kitchen w/breakfast nook. Main and upper master BR w/true custom baths. New deck to … Continue reading 8133 STACEY RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX9981729) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,900
4
3baths

5967 WILTON RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX9991979) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful custom built all brick home on almost 1/2 acre in sought after Wilton Woods. This well maintained home is exceptional and shows pride of ownership. Stately curb appeal with its manicured lawn, mature trees and box woods. Stainless Steel appliances, recessed lighting, hardwood floors main, new carpet, neutral paint, updated baths etc… too much … Continue reading 5967 WILTON RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX9991979) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$950,000
4
5baths
2,100 ft2

407 ALFRED ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9991752) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

JUST LISTED – OPEN HOUSE SUN. 7/2; 2-4. Gorgeous, custom townhome located on a serene, tree-lined street in the middle of Old Town! Numerous upgrades & premium finishes. Airy, 2-story living room & dining area flooded w/ natural light from large windows & walkout patio. Remodeled kitchen w/ granite & bar/espresso center. Recently remodeled baths … Continue reading 407 ALFRED ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9991752) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,000
4
3baths
2,069 ft2

7117 MARINE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX9991759) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Amazing 4BR/2FB/1HB home in sought after Marlan Forest. One stop light to Old Town. .3 mile to GW Pkwy run/bike trail. Gourmet kitchen with granite and SS appliances. Beautiful HD floors and fireplace. New Anderson windows throughout. MB features Carrera marble. Gorgeous sun room leading to a fenced backyard featuring a stone patio perfect for … Continue reading 7117 MARINE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX9991759) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$984,900
4
4baths
2,602 ft2

100 OXFORD AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9991642) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Classic Del Ray farmhouse w/front porch beckons you to prop your feet up.2-story addition blends with original home offering what today’s buyers desire.Spacious kitchen opens to a light-filled FR w/fplc,high ceilings and built-ins.Large MBR offers great storage and fab MBA. Other features incl. refinished wood floors,4 brs upstairs,finished LL with third full bath.Off-street parking is … Continue reading 100 OXFORD AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX9991642) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,000
5
5baths
4,118 ft2

7309A HAYFIELD RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX9990539) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful 2 years young 5BR/4.5 BA Colonial w/covered front porch! Gorgeous gourmet kitchen, open family room and private wooded deck view! Gleaming hardwood floors, main level den, upper level laundry, gas fireplace, storage. MBR tray ceiling & luxurious bath, finished WO recreation room with bedroom & full bath! Minutes to VRE, Metro & Shopping!

$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

$1,000,000
4
2baths
2,640 ft2

1317 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9988877) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful, historic building on King St in Old Town. Only a few blocks to the King St metro/train station, this building is perfectly located for a residence or business. Zoned KR, there are many options for use. Many historic details throughout including original floors, four working fireplaces, moldings and more. Parking for 4+ cars in … Continue reading 1317 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9988877) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$775,000
3
3baths
1,480 ft2

903 ORONOCO ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9977706) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming, Fully Updated 3 level Townhome in the Heart of Old Town! All the Historic character with modern updates. New Kitchen w/ granite counters leads to private rear patio perfect for dining & entertaining. Hardwood floors throughout, wood burning fireplace.Updated interior, roof & systems. Off-street parking. 93 Walk Score! Minutes to King St shops & … Continue reading 903 ORONOCO ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9977706) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$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