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.

$949,900
3
4baths
2,371 ft2

404 PENDLETON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10260738) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

An inviting 3 bedroom 3.5 bath townhouse, all freshly painted, gleaming hardwood floors on the main level, new kitchen appliances with granite counter tops, living room gas fireplace with built-in bookshelf, and custom plantation shutters throughout. New washer/dryer. Top floor family room w/private en suite bedroom and access to the roof top terrace. 2 car … Continue reading 404 PENDLETON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10260738) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,000
5
4baths

6207 ELATI CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10257958) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Wonderful home on quiet cul-de-sac in prime location! Freshly painted through out; New carpet through out top floor; New two car garages; Kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Fresh landscaping, hot tub in enclosed porch, two story great room with fireplace, A bonus bedroom or home office/ library in main floor; walk … Continue reading 6207 ELATI CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10257958) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$834,990
4
4baths
4,616 ft2

6300 STILL SPRING PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10258653) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Elegant! Spacious! Sought after model! in N. Kingstowne. Columned foyer,gleaming HDWDs,moldings, lib. shares 2-sided FP w/large FR w/built- ins/speakers that flows into gourmet Kit.& opens onto a deck. Palatial MBR suite w/huge sitting rm, 3-sided FP, bar, walk-in closet, luxury ba; walk up LL w/large rec.rm/game rm, BR/media rm wired for surround sound, wet bar … Continue reading 6300 STILL SPRING PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10258653) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$850,000
5
5baths
3,700 ft2

4817 POLE RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10259692) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

New home, over 3700 sf in secluded wooded area back ups to county park land. Construction almost completed. Buy now and select final features. Open-style desgn with spacious deck and patio

$929,000
2
3baths

116 PRINCESS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10266147) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Elegant brick TH in heart of Old Town – 1 block to water! Sleek remodeled kitchen by Case Design. Private back patio. Gleaming HW floors, Elegant sun-filled LR w/ soaring ceilings featuring refurbished FP w/ ornate carvings, built-in Bk cases & floor-to-ceiling French doors leading out to patio, Newly professionally painted, Full insulated & floored … Continue reading 116 PRINCESS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10266147) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$769,500
4
2baths

903 OVERLOOK DR N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10265939) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming Beverley Hills SF home! ML bedroom & full bath is extremely convenient. Great open & bright rooms for relaxing & entertaining. Separate DR offers French door access to wonderful fenced BY w/patio ideal for grilling. KIT is fully renovated, features gray cabinets, crisp white subway tile, brkfst bar, SS apps & new granite. HWF, … Continue reading 903 OVERLOOK DR N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10265939) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$750,000
4
3baths
3,702 ft2

3320 WESSYNTON WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10254476) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Open House will be June 10 th from 1 pm to 3 pm. Home is totally renovated and move-in ready.Over 2800 finished sq ft on upper two floors with gleaming hardwoods on both levels. New Kitchen, new baths, new carpet in basement, new roof. Two blocks to Mt Vernon, and 10 minutes to Ft Belvoir. … Continue reading 3320 WESSYNTON WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10254476) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$795,000
3
4baths
2,031 ft2

682 COLUMBUS ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10264567) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Move-In Ready w/wd flrs on 4 lvls, 2 wd burning fpls, built-ins, LR w/Juliette balconies, sep. DR & Kit w/granite, new wine fridge & refrigerator. FR w/1/2 bath & wet bar walks out to patio. 2 BRs & 2 updated baths on 3rd lvl including Master suite. Private 4th lvl BR w/full BA. 2 GARAGE … Continue reading 682 COLUMBUS ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10264567) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$800,000
5
4baths
3,352 ft2

1703 HOLLINWOOD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10264599) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Pretty colonial on cul de sac in picturesque neighborhood. The perfect chance to renovate & customize this to be the home of your dreams! 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths on upper level, 1 bedroom with full bath on lower level. New HVAC, water heater & electrical panel w/in the last year. Attached 2 car garage, … Continue reading 1703 HOLLINWOOD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10264599) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$859,950
4
5baths
4,329 ft2

5937 OLD ROLLING RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10264412) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Fantastic SFH on a .3 ac lot boasts over 4,000 sq ft & features a 2-car gar w/6-car driveway, hrdwds on most of the main & upper lvls, upgraded BAs w/granite-top vanities, incl. the spa-inspired MBA w/heated floors, upgraded eat-in KIT w/stainless, granite, ctr island & 42-in cabinets, a lovely screened porch overlooking the large … Continue reading 5937 OLD ROLLING RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10264412) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$950,000
5
3baths
2,282 ft2

602 OAKLEY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10253337) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Split Level home with four levels is located on a gorgeous one-half acre lot situated at the end of a VERY PRIVATE Cul-de-sac. Located in popular Braddock Heights one of the most desirable areas of Alexandria. This home features plenty of living space, All brick, beautiful hardwoods Flrs, built-in bookshelves & wood burning FP. Close … Continue reading 602 OAKLEY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10253337) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,000
4
4baths

1129 ARCTURUS LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10264153) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful 4 level split w/ large open concept kitchen/family new addition.SS appliances & granite,4 bedrooms,3.5 bathrooms,large lot w/ mature & lovely plantings.Wood floors throughout&crown molding, freshly painted &renovated bath.4th bedroom on lower level to include an en-suite full bathroom.A stones throw to the GW bike & walking trail,the Potomac River,grocery store,bus line.Waynewood School.

$865,000
3
2baths
1,820 ft2

9 LINDEN ST W, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10263814) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Lovely home w/ 3 finished levels in a fabulous location just a few blocks from King St. Metro! Foyer entry w/ arched doorways to LR w/ wd fpl & DR. Kit w/SS appl, 42″ cabinetry & Corian counters. 3 upper BRs w/updated full bath. LL Rec rm w/updated bath & laundry/storage room. Wide staircases, refin. … Continue reading 9 LINDEN ST W, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10263814) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
5
4baths
3,246 ft2

2307 POPKINS LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10256236) – 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.

$879,000
4
5baths
2,634 ft2

1740 POTOMAC GREENS DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10256213) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Situated in private courtyard, over $60k in upgrades throughout property, hardwood floors, amazing built-ins off kitchen, spacious master bedroom with custom closet, spacious closets & additional storage, finished garage with workbench, new hvac in lower zone 2018, marvin infinity double pane windows on back & side of property, additional recessed lighting, nest thermostat & much … Continue reading 1740 POTOMAC GREENS DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10256213) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,900
4
3baths

1705 CRESTWOOD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10263310) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

OPEN Sun June 10 2p-4p! Great brick col w/garage, office & family room/formal DR additions & new 2-zone HVAC. Detached garage. Bright & cheery kitchen, hardwoods on 2 lvls, crown molding, 2 brick FPs, 2.5 tiled baths, bright walk-up rec room & 4th BR in LL. Updated windows. Beautiful flowering private fenced yard w/paver stone … Continue reading 1705 CRESTWOOD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10263310) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$950,000
4
5baths
3,493 ft2

5928 JANE WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10262912) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Give up Country club dues & buy this unique custom 4 bed 4.5 bth Victorian on an elevated .55 acre lot by a coveted Alexandria builder. The pool & Hartru clay tennis court rivals those at Belle Haven. Entertain in style this summer on the 1,000 sq.ft. wrap around covered porch accessible from stunning dining … Continue reading 5928 JANE WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10262912) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$750,000
4
4baths

5978 MANORVIEW WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10260946) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Gorgeous 3-lvl SFH w/2 car garage in Kingstowne! Gourmet granite & SS kitchen w/breakfast room, Gleaming Hardwood floors, Plantation Shutters, rich moldings; Separate dining rm opens to family room. 2nd level: open loft w/fpl, Master Suite w/luxury bath & large walk-in closets + fpl + wet bar; 2nd suite w/bath; top level with 2 BRs … Continue reading 5978 MANORVIEW WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10260946) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,775
5
4baths

5991 MARILYN DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10262254) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Spacious colonial sited on private cul de sac lot**gleaming hardwood floors main & upper lvls, double skylights over 2 story fr w/ frpl, main lvl study**kitchen has granite counters & newer ss appliances**master suite gas frpl, private bath w/ double sinks & large walk in closet**ll rec room w/ 3rd frpl, 5th br/den (ntc) & … Continue reading 5991 MARILYN DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10262254) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$993,480
4
5baths
2,590 ft2

2815 EISENHOWER AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10254820) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Location, location! Unique, sophisticated, open concept end unit TH w/exquisite interior custom finishes. 4 BR each w/ private bathroom. Features open floating staircases, luxurious master bathroom & scenic rooftop retreat. Located moments to Old Town Alexandria, easy access to major commuting routes & minutes into DC. Walk to Metro, shops, entertaining and dining. MOVE IN … Continue reading 2815 EISENHOWER AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10254820) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$839,000
5
5baths
3,792 ft2

2717 WOODLAWN TRL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10254705) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful, bright, well-designed colonial is ideally located on a secluded cul-de-sac. Attractive home accommodates modern living with style and ease. Archways and crown moldings bring distinguished elegance to each room. Front and back staircases, large outdoor space, and gorgeous design make life joyful and elegant. Enormous basement suite, spacious garage. Walk to the n’hood pool … Continue reading 2717 WOODLAWN TRL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10254705) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$797,000
3
4baths
3,146 ft2

5251 BRAWNER PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10254507) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

One of the best lots in community for this gorgeous sun filled end unit Randolph model featuring upgraded kitchen with new SS appliances and granite, hardwoods in 2 lvls, new carpets, freshly painted exterior and interior, custom built-ins, professionally landscaped grounds.Open floor plan is great for entertaining. Relax & unwind in over-sized back yard.Truly one-of-a-kind … Continue reading 5251 BRAWNER PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10254507) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$769,900
4
4baths
3,333 ft2

6841 ROLLING CREEK WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10255225) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Brick front 4BR/3.5BA home w/main lvl wood floors, curved staircase and dramatic tray ceiling in LR! Gourmet KIT boasts granite counters, SS appliances and island. Upper lvl features large, sun-drenched MBR w/sitting area, MBA w/soaking tub and dbl vanities + laundry area. Don’t miss gorgeous walkout bsmt – generous living spaces w/hardwood + bar area … Continue reading 6841 ROLLING CREEK WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10255225) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,000
3
3baths
2,058 ft2

1010 BEVERLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10261770) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Picture Perfect in Beverley Estates! Updated, 3 bed/2 bath on main level with newly refinished oak floors, SS kitchen appliances & fresh paint. Formal living & dining rm w a bonus enclosed side porch. Enormous partially finished lower level with walkout, W/D and half bath offering unlimited expansion opportunities. Serene & private backyard oasis for … Continue reading 1010 BEVERLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10261770) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes