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.

$795,000
4
2baths
2,166 ft2

807 ENDERBY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10314253) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

This beautifully landscaped, thoughtfully cared for home ready for you! Nice family room with bay window overlooking large level rear yard and gardens, welcoming front screened porch, brick patio, freshly painted, gleaming refinished floors. First floor bedroom with full bath, updated SS kitchen appliances, spacious basement, storage. NEW mini-split A/C units, sewer line, driveway, more!

$799,000
4
3baths
3,145 ft2

205 VASSAR PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10322045) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Great Value in city of Alexandria with this 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home with garage parking. Spacious rooms through out, fresh paint, new 2nd zone heat pump, newer roof and HVAC. Large deck and patio with fenced in yard. Mature landscaping creates privacy all around. Cul de sac location.

$799,900
4
5baths
2,896 ft2

2866 LOWEN VALLEY RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10321532) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

New construction TH’s by Craftmark Homes. 4 living levels, 2 car garage, 4 beds 3 full baths, 2 half baths, rooftop terrace, patio space & just under 3000 sq ft. Live w/in a vibrant new mix of distinctive shops & retail all conveniently located in the heart of S. Alex, 1 mile to Huntington Metro … Continue reading 2866 LOWEN VALLEY RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10321532) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,000
3
4baths
2,720 ft2

1117 WYTHE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10315169) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Urban Loft w/2,720 sf of fabulous living space and ROOF TOP DECK w/expansive Southern views. THREE BEDROOM SUITES PLUS DEN and TWO CAR GARAGE. Open floor plan Kitchen/Dining/Living, great for entertaining! Hardwood floors, 9′ ceilings, fireplace, zoned HVAC. Steps to Braddock Metro. Professional photos coming.

$879,000
3
2baths
2,069 ft2

3610 TUPELO PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10313558) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Custom mid century Raised Rambler. on almost 1/2 acre of lawn & gardens with an 11 zone in ground irrigation system. Updated throughout with new HVAC & hot water heater in 2017. Kitchen opens to spacious den addition with 1 of 3 wood burning fireplaces. Oversized 1 car garage with parking for 4 addl. vehicles. … Continue reading 3610 TUPELO PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10313558) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$999,990
5
6baths

5273 CANARD ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10313982) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

House to be built! Select your own finishes. OR purchase the lot only and build your own custom home. GREAT LOCATION!

$849,000
4
4baths
1,888 ft2

832 SNOWDEN HALLOWELL WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9012182) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful EYA Townhome in Old Town. 4 levels with 1 deck off kitchen & 1 large sundeck off of 4th level! 1 car garage. 4 bedrooms/3.5 baths and just under 2,000 sqft. Walk to Braddock Rd Metro. Gourmet kitchen w/ SS appliances, granite counter tops. Open concept. Beds w/ attached bathrooms. 4th level loft/rec area, … Continue reading 832 SNOWDEN HALLOWELL WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX9012182) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$810,000
3
4baths
1,762 ft2

1864 POTOMAC GREENS DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10312760) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Brick townhome on a corner lot adjacent to neighborhood park with unobstructed views on a beautiful tree-lined street in Potomac Greens. The layout of this home is designed for comfortable living and entertaining. The main level boasts an open floor plan and a brightly lit remodeled kitchen and breakfast bar. Striking details throughout from lighting, … Continue reading 1864 POTOMAC GREENS DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10312760) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$880,000
4
5baths
3,189 ft2

5163 BRAWNER PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10314785) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Finest Finishes*Bright, Four-Level Beauty*Backing to Trees/Common Area*Approx. 3200 sq.ft. of pure luxury to include 2-Gas Fireplaces – One is See-through connecting MBR/Bath Suite*Entry Level Media/Recreation Rm*Walls of Windows*9’+ Ceilings*Rich Hardwood Floors/Staircase*Extensive Marble/Granite/Exquisite Mouldings*4th Lvl Exercise/Ofc/Bdrm w/Full Bath*Stone/Brick Exterior*Don’t Miss this Beauty

$809,500
3
3baths
2,676 ft2

1228 MAIN LINE BLVD #102, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10313240) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rarely available upper level, end unit home! Closest home on market to metro (8 minute walk!) Barely lived in, shows incredibly well! PHOTOS ARE OF MODEL HOME NOT THIS UNIT. Staging to be completed within two weeks, new photos will be loaded then. Schedule online with Showing Time

$779,000
4
4baths
3,268 ft2

2707 DAWN DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10312203) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

HUGE house 11 yrs young! Modern, open kitchen & family room for large gatherings. Formal LR & DR for more intimacy. Master BR has dramatic cathedral ceilings, 2 walk-in closets & dreamy MBA w/soaking tub. 3 yr old deck w/views of private, spacious back yard. Walk-up LL has double glass doors for generous natural light. … Continue reading 2707 DAWN DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22306 (MLS # FX10312203) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$999,900
3
3baths

302 LEE ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10312277) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Open Sat 8/11 from 2-4 Historic 1875 home on desired S Lee Street, 2 blocks from King and water. 3 finished levels, with 10 ft ceilings on main, amazing details and built-ins, front and back staircases. 3 large bedrooms (2 are MBRs), Laundry on upper level, finished LL rec room plus storage, large kitchen opens … Continue reading 302 LEE ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10312277) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$875,000
3
3baths

6406 10TH ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10307100) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Classic Stone Colonial with gracious floor plan, beautiful appointments and a fabulous backyard ~ a rare beauty!

$799,000
4
5baths
3,146 ft2

5245 BRAWNER PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10318404) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

This one has all the Bells and Whistles! Extensive Moldings. Hardwoods on Two Levels.Plantation Shutters Throughout. Newer HVAC and Appliances. Randolph Model with all the extras. Fourth Level Bedroom with Full Bath. Lower Level with Full Bath. Deck off Main Level with Awning. Walk Out to Enclosed Patio. Gorgeous Throughout…check out the VT with Interactive … Continue reading 5245 BRAWNER PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10318404) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$979,900
3
3baths
2,437 ft2

2151 JAMIESON AVE #1701/1702, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10315988) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rarely Available unique floor plan: 2,400+ sq ft of renovated sunny space w/ spectacular 17th fl. views of Alexandria. Spectacular Brazilian Chestnut floors throughout, upgraded appliances.2 Sunrooms, 2 Grg Sp., 2 Strg. Units. Wheelchair accessible MBR & Bath w handheld shower. Automated unit door w remote & keypad. Many upgrades. Full service bldg w indoor& … Continue reading 2151 JAMIESON AVE #1701/1702, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10315988) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$869,900
3
2baths
1,825 ft2

106 DEL RAY AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10303848) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

In the heart of Del Ray ~ STEPS to St. Elmo’s, Del Ray Pizzeria, and MORE! Minutes to METRO! 3 BR, 2 BA Bungalow w/off street parking. Large MBR suite. First Floor Family Rm. w/ fireplace. Spacious kitchen and dining rooms exit to huge Deck. Lower level w/ Rec. room & Playroom. Welcome home!

$779,900
2
2baths
1,317 ft2

125 LEE ST #DH201, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10316127) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Gorgeous 2BD, 2BA in historic Old Town’s Torpedo Factory w stunning views of Carlyle House Historic Park, lush gardens and gazebo. Light filled corner unit w huge windows, open floor plan & hardwood floors. Kitchen w granite, stainless steel and elegant backsplash. Cozy fireplace, 1 parking space. A rare find! Stroll to waterfront, shops, restaurants, … Continue reading 125 LEE ST #DH201, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10316127) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,900
5
4baths
3,090 ft2

5955 KATHMOOR DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10317599) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Open-Sat & Sun, 8.11-12, 2-4 p.m. Still plenty of pool time left this summer & rooftop solar panels can heat pool later. Outdoor living at its best here-dine in a screened porch or on the deck. Custom built home filled with architectural detailing. Lower rec room with kitchenette, bedroom 5 & full bath is convenient … Continue reading 5955 KATHMOOR DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10317599) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,000
3
4baths
2,031 ft2

686 COLUMBUS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10317404) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful Townhome in the most desirable part of Old Town! Hardwood floors throughout, Crown Molding, granite counters, and 2 GARAGE parking spaces (1 under) just 1 block from great dining and shopping. 2 fireplaces, wet bar and walk-out to patio. 2 en-suite bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half baths total. Over 2000 sq ft of … Continue reading 686 COLUMBUS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10317404) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$765,000
4
3baths
1,792 ft2

8315 BOULEVARD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10317149) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Remodeled house on premium lot in ideal location! Entire house in like-new condition, other than functional kitchen and guest bathroom that can be customized by buyer. Interior remodeled 2018 with new HVAC, hot water heater, washer, floors, light fixtures, downstairs bath, fresh paint. Upgraded electrical system w new panel box 2013. Exterior roof, vinyl siding, … Continue reading 8315 BOULEVARD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10317149) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$775,000
3
2baths
1,405 ft2

214 DEL RAY AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10316867) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Bright and sunny Del Ray Craftsman home in the heart of Del Ray – steps to “The Avenue.” 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths on two levels. Charming front porch, hardwood floors, large living/dining room, expanded kitchen with breakfast room. Deck and patio with private yard; wonderful for entertaining or relaxing on summer evenings. Leave your car … Continue reading 214 DEL RAY AVE E, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10316867) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$785,000
4
4baths
4,492 ft2

7226 RITA GRAY LOOP, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10316583) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Furnished BRK front 4BR/3.5BA home w/ approx 3400 sq. ft. of finished space + 2-car GAR on a CLDSC. Spacious open FLR plan w/ 11~ ceilings, rich moldings, HDWD FLRS, granite countertops, and SS appliances. MBA w/ luxury BA & LRG walk-in CLST. Finished BSMT has a media RM and storage RM backs to trees … Continue reading 7226 RITA GRAY LOOP, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10316583) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$875,000
4
3baths

6547 SPRING VALLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10303459) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Entertainment dream back yard, deck and beautiful large completely redone pool! Lovely renovated 4 bedroom 3 full bath home on over 1/3 acre lot. Amazing recently renovated kitchen with granite ct, island, ss appliances, brand new gorgeous 3 baths. Hardwood floors main & carpet lower. Newer major systems. Wonderfully maintained home and landscaped property. 2 … Continue reading 6547 SPRING VALLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10303459) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$824,900
4
5baths
4,935 ft2

6473 WARWICK CIR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX9012395) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Artisanal Brick Colonial built by Courtland Homes. Open Living & Dining Room w/ Vaulted Ceiling, 2 Baywindows, & ML Hardwoods . Kitchen features Granite Counters, Stainless Appliances, & Center Island overlooking Breakfast & Family Rooms. Deck off Sunroom. Master Suite w/ Sitting Room, Walk-in Closet Organizers, Separate Tub & Shower, Dual Vanities. Finished Rec Room, … Continue reading 6473 WARWICK CIR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX9012395) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes