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.

$779,000
2
3baths
1,760 ft2

958 WASHINGTON ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10261663) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful, tastefully decorated and ready to move into 3 lvl 2BR + Den, 2.5BA Colonial townhouse in Old Town. Charming living room w/ fireplace opening to a flagstone patio. Chef’s kitchen w/ granite & SS Appl. Great natural light, high ceilings, crown molding. Master bedroom suite w/ luxurious bath. 2 Assigned Parking. Walk to Metro, … Continue reading 958 WASHINGTON ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10261663) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$849,900
5
3baths
2,792 ft2

8410 CROSSLEY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10261658) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rarely available Oxford model w/ a car garage & carport in highly sought after Waynewood subdivision. This beautiful home boasts 5 bedrooms and a den, a sweeping open concept design, large kitchen island. Home had the works, New kitchen, SS appliances, quartz countertop, deck, roof, windows, gutters, bathrooms, flooring, front loading washer & dryer , … Continue reading 8410 CROSSLEY PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10261658) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$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

$930,000
4
4baths
4,138 ft2

8643 WOODWARD AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10244188) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful 4 BR – 3.5 BA 2 FP in prestigious Mt. Vernon Hills. Freshly painted, beautiful hardwood floors, over-sized water heater, sitting room off MBR w/ gas FP, library/music room, so much house! 3 car garage space, basement bathroom plumbed and ready for your design and finishing touches to this very impressive home. Walk to … Continue reading 8643 WOODWARD AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22309 (MLS # FX10244188) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$775,000
4
4baths

3719 IVANHOE LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10252601) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

This Wilton Woods home is 4,800 sq ft total! Real wood floors in your foyer, den, living room, & dining room. Step down into your family room to enjoy the cozy fireplace. The large eat in kitchen has island & desk for planning. Four SPACIOUS bedrooms. The lower level walkout basement allows access to lavish … Continue reading 3719 IVANHOE LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10252601) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$798,000
3
3baths
1,800 ft2

23 BRADDOCK RD E #1, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10251658) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Amazing home in a much desired location! True open plan living, incl bedrooms on the main level. Premium materials & finishes offered in this 6yr young home. Shiny hardwoods, large front porch, 2 car driveway, patio, master en-suite & huge walk-in closet, high end SS appliances, granite counters + so much more! A few blocks … Continue reading 23 BRADDOCK RD E #1, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10251658) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$834,990
4
4baths
4,291 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

$940,000
3
4baths
2,064 ft2

930 COLUMBUS ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10250790) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Best Priced! Old Town Commons is one of EYA’s latest luxury communities in Alexandria feat. LEED for Home Cert. by the US Green Building Council and Energy Star appliances & fixtures. Environmentally friendly, more efficient & amenity rich. White chef’s kitchen, granite, marble, stainless, exposed brick, patio, rooftop deck, & bamboo hardwoods on all 3 … Continue reading 930 COLUMBUS ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10250790) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$869,000
5
3baths
3,300 ft2

8425 CAMDEN ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10250741) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Amazing opportunity for 1-of-a-kind gorgeous home in Stratford Landing. This home has been beautifully remodeled offering 5 bedrooms & 3 full baths. HUGE two car garage with loft for tons of storage. Open floor plan with 2 walkouts on the main level & one from the basement to beautifully landscaped private yard. Also includes additional … Continue reading 8425 CAMDEN ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10250741) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,900
6
5baths
5,976 ft2

6532 SPRING VALLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10250725) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

*Motivated Seller* Incredible value at an unbeatable price! Lovely home on a manicured lot w/ circular driveway. Quiet street close to 395. Two-level deck overlooks backyard. HW floors. Open kit w/ granite, SS apps and an abundance of natural sunlight. MA suite w/ large walk-in closet, jacuzzi tub, sep. shower and dual vanities. Spacious secondary … Continue reading 6532 SPRING VALLEY DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10250725) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$900,000
4
2baths

213 ASHBY ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10256109) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Renovated 4 BR/2 BA bungalow in Del Ray. Home tastefully blends the architecture of 1930~s w/ modern amenities. Kitchen w/ gas cooktop, 42~ cabinets, granite & SS. Baths renovated, custom closets & more! Main level w/ oversized FR, separate DR , 4th BR/office & full BA. Upstairs- 3 BR & a sizable bath w/ walk … Continue reading 213 ASHBY ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22305 (MLS # AX10256109) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,900
4
3baths
2,136 ft2

114W MASON AVE W, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10250638) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Charming 4 BR, 2.5 BA cape cod on one of the most desirable streets in Del Ray. HW floors, wood-burning fireplaces, newer SS appliances in kitchen, gas range. Large deck overlooking the spacious, fenced rear yard. Option to completely finish the basement and accomplish 2800 total sq ft. Newer windows & roof. Walk to shopping, … Continue reading 114W MASON AVE W, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 (MLS # AX10250638) – 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. 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. 22kw whole house generator.

$847,000
5
4baths
3,826 ft2

7029 CLIFTON KNOLL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10238608) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

This stunning brick front colonial in the perfect location. There is nearby parks, golfing, shopping, and an easy commute to DC. This updated four bedroom with Luxury Master Bath and Jack and Jill bathroom between the 2nd and 3rd Bedrooms, three and a half bath house with a walk out basement to expand, backed to … Continue reading 7029 CLIFTON KNOLL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10238608) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,999
6
5baths

4335 UPLAND DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10248161) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Impeccable Custom Home Backing To Park Land. Features 5,000+ Perfect For A Large Family And Entertaining. Massive Country Kitchen With Tons Of Counter Space. Flow Through To Large Family Room Great for Large Gatherings. Rear Deck Over Looks Pool & Hot Tub. Pool Features Automatic Cover For Easy Maintenance. This Home Is Located Close To … Continue reading 4335 UPLAND DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10248161) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$930,000
3
4baths

405 FAIRFAX ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10254552) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Delightful 3 bedroom 3.5 bath in Princess Street Towns. Gracious entry foyer with main level full bedroom currently used as den. Kitchen with granite counters and pass through to large formal dining room. Elegant living room with fireplace, built in bookshelves, french doors leading to Georgetown style fenced in patio. Located in the heart of … Continue reading 405 FAIRFAX ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10254552) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$780,000
3
4baths

962 WASHINGTON ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10254194) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Stunning and rarely available Lee model with front porch at Old Town Gateway. Stylish updates throughout including gorgeous master and secondary baths. Tall ceilings, deep crown molding and gracious room sizes. Private, fenced brick paver patio, 2 off street parking spaces. Newer high efficiency HVAC. Walk to Braddock Metro, Harris Teeter, restaurants and shops. 2 … Continue reading 962 WASHINGTON ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10254194) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$922,500
4
5baths
2,550 ft2

428 JOHN CARLYLE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10253911) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

OPEN Sun 6/3, 2-4. Walk to metro, Whole Foods, loads of restaurants…& ALL of Old Town. Sophisticated- hi ceilings, crown moldings. Every bedrm has private updated bath. Ground lvl perfect guest rm/office. Deck off kit perfect for grilling. Decadent MBA w/soaking tub, shower & granite. Gourmet Kit w/ SS appl, granite. Gas stove w/5 burners. … Continue reading 428 JOHN CARLYLE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10253911) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$899,000
3
3baths
2,244 ft2

213 COLUMBUS ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10247470) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Located in the heart of old town, this brick colonial with charming side entrance offers easy two-level living. Spacious room sizes, fine moldings, two fp’s, marvelous library, plantation shutters plus eat-in kitchen with ss appliances and delightful bay window. Just a short stroll to old town’s shops and fine dining.

$779,900
3
2baths

414 JEFFERSON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10247072) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Welcome to this bright and sunny 3 BR, 2BA Colonial TH in Yates Gardens. It includes 3 levels of living space.The living room has a new bay window & gas fireplace. It has a fully finished basement with a full BA & another gas fireplace. The DR is to die for with 2 walls of … Continue reading 414 JEFFERSON ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10247072) – 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

$780,000
3
2baths
2,260 ft2

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

Convenient End RH unit, Ideally positioned to enjoy Oldtown lifestyle. Walking distance to shops,dining and renovated waterfront. Three blks to Metro trains. Hardwood floors, exposed brick. Renovated bath/ Bdrm with high ceilings.Light filled kitchen.2 Newer AC w/ UV light.Top balcony overlooks King St. Large parking lot.Bonus bsmnt junior office, Rec center 1 blk away offers … Continue reading 1407 KING ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10245901) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$829,000
4
3baths
2,915 ft2

1020 DALEBROOK DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10231638) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Ideal location positioned across the street from WW pool, playground and park. Six levels, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and garage. Additions include sun-room with skylights and second, main level family room/den/office/studio with separate entrance. Beautifully landscaped, hardwoods throughout.Almost 3000 square feet home.