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.

$999,900
7
6baths
6,726 ft2

4813 VIRGINIA ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX9012105) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Breathtaking two story foyer, dual bamboo staircases. 4-sided Brick Colonial on 1/2 ac. about 7,000sf w/ 7BR/5.5 BA,3 wood FPs, HW floors. Huge master suite w/i FP & w/i closet & office. DBL shower. Granite in kit & baths. Walkout level Basement w/ 3 legal bedrooms, 2 full baths, large rec room, lots of potential. … Continue reading 4813 VIRGINIA ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX9012105) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,999
2
2baths

618 PATRICK ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10306312) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rarely available, once in the lifetime opportunity to own this all brick single home in Old Town. This incredible home had only had two owners in it’s history. All brick, 2 car parking in the back, rooftop deck option, endless possibilities. They don’t make them like this any more. Real gem. Current owner combined two … Continue reading 618 PATRICK ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10306312) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,990
3
5baths
2,506 ft2

424 STABLER LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10306075) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful 4 level townhome in growing area of Alexandria! Elite modern townhome with floor-to-ceiling windows, large Kitchen with spacious island and upgraded appliances, open loft and deluxe sliders opening to rooftop terrace. Walkable to Van Dorn Metro Station.

$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

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 to private patio. New HVAC … Continue reading 302 LEE ST S, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10312277) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$873,500
4
3baths
2,306 ft2

7202 REGENT DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10310454) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

WOW! Best value in Villamay! Must see–upgraded & renovated! New kitchen w/stainless appliances, new flooring-gleaming hardwoods upper level, new HVAC, electrical upgraded, new carpet lower level. Nestled off the GW Parkway between Old Town & Mt. Vernon, near Belle Haven with walking/bike trails nearby. A warm welcoming community convenient to shops, Rts. 495, 395, 1 … Continue reading 7202 REGENT DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10310454) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$756,815
3
4baths
3,100 ft2

7781 BELVALE DR #101, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10310114) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Craftmark Homes-Now Selling Award Winning Floorplan in secluded new section! Fast Pace Sales in New urban Active Adult 55+ amenity-filled community-Crest of Alexandria! Private Elevator, Covered Terrace & 2-Car Garage included-each home. Extensions Available. HIGH END Included Features. Best Value in FFX Co! Move in Jan./Feb., 2019

$840,000
3
3baths

7812 BOULEVARD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10308972) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

The most adorable Cape Cod on GWP, calling all outdoor enthusiasts from bike path & walking trail on George Washington Parkway on a half acres lot! No HOA. Completely renovated last year, very charming with wonderful storage & walking closet in master bedroom & can accommodate California King size bed(see photo)2 sump pumps with back … Continue reading 7812 BOULEVARD DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10308972) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$756,815
3
4baths
3,100 ft2

7769 BELVALE DR #97, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22315 (MLS # FX10309931) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Craftmark Homes-Now Selling Award Winning Floorplan in secluded new section! Fast Pace Sales in New urban Active Adult 55+ amenity-filled community-Crest of Alexandria! Private Elevator, Covered Terrace & 2-Car Garage included-each home. Extensions Available. HIGH END Included Features. Best Value in FFX Co! 2019 Move-in.

$979,000
3
4baths
2,260 ft2

308 PRINCESS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303793) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

WALK OUT TO SPACIOUS 19′ x 19′ MAIN LEVEL DECK FROM KITCHEN,DINING & LIVING AREAS.DECK HAS DECORATIVE FENCING,GAS HOOK UP & BACKS TO TREED COMMON AREA. Renovated Master Bath with Oversized Shower, Marble & Designer Tiling. Large Eat-in Kitchen. Each Bedroom has Full Bath. 9′ Ceilings,Gas Fireplace,4 Levels of Hardwood Floors. Oversized Two Car Garage.View … Continue reading 308 PRINCESS ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303793) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$819,000
4
4baths
2,459 ft2

3608 TUPELO PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10307926) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

HUGE Price Drop! 2459 sf all on one level with attached 2 car garage. New roof in 2017, HVAC in 2015. Meticulously maintained with hardwood floors, spacious rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 1 powder rm. Bedroom 4 / Guest Suite could be home office or Master suite. Family Rm off of kitchen. Almost half … Continue reading 3608 TUPELO PL, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10307926) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$850,000
4
4baths

4500 BROOKSIDE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10309623) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Entertainers dream! Huge kitchen center island workspace w/2 commercial warming drawers Thermador 6 burner+grill stove 2 sinks & wall of cabinets. Great room w/sun room in the back. Bring your longest table for the dining room that goes out to deck across the back. Spa with hot tub off deck. Rec room w/bar. Storage rm. … Continue reading 4500 BROOKSIDE DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312 (MLS # FX10309623) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,900
5
3baths
3,962 ft2

6911 FORT HUNT RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10306175) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Completely Updated**5 BR 3 Full BAs**NEW ROOF/WINDOWs/KITCHEN/BATHS/DECK** OPEN FLOOR PLAN** Fully Finished WALK Out LL with Full BATHS and Bed rm, BAR to Huge Back Yard***UPDATED MASTER SUITE WITH breathtaking master Bath , Freestanding shower w/frame-less enclosure, Jacuzzi, dual marble Vanity **Hard Flrs, Recessed lights** Attached 2 Car Garage**Sun RM and Deck to seasonal River … Continue reading 6911 FORT HUNT RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10306175) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$799,999
2
2baths

618 PATRICK ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10306312) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Rarely available, once in the lifetime opportunity to own this all brick single home in Old Town. This incredible home had only had two owners in it’s history. All brick, 2 car parking in the back, rooftop deck option, endless possibilities. They don’t make them like this any more. Real gem. Current owner combined two … Continue reading 618 PATRICK ST N, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10306312) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$978,200
3
3baths

836 HERBERT SPRINGS RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10306181) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Value in land only, Private park-like settings. The property is surrounded by multi million dollars homes. ONLY one home away from the Potomac. Located off G.W. Pkwy, halfway between Old town and Mount Vernon Estate. 9.4 miles to Nat’l Airport. Don’t settle for any house? Come build your DREAM HOME .87 acre City sewer line … Continue reading 836 HERBERT SPRINGS RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308 (MLS # FX10306181) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,990
3
5baths
2,506 ft2

424 Stabler LN, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22304 (MLS # AX10306075) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Beautiful 4 level townhome in growing area of Alexandria! Elite modern townhome with floor-to-ceiling windows, large Kitchen with spacious island and upgraded appliances, open loft and deluxe sliders opening to rooftop terrace. Walkable to Van Dorn Metro Station.

$799,000
3
2baths
2,150 ft2

410 BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10305112) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Do not let the address fool you, this charming home is nestled in a quiet cul de sac off of Ruffner Rd..Eat in updated kitchen, with quartz and island; open floor plan Main level master bed and bath and bonus room. Upstairs has 2 bedrooms with lots of space light and full bath. French doors … Continue reading 410 BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302 (MLS # AX10305112) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$774,900
2
1bath
1,218 ft2

5115 FAIRBANKS AVE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22311 (MLS # AX10305325) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Value is in the LAND. Rare, exceptional opportunity and potential on 0.52 acre LOT in Alexandria! Located inside the Beltway, off Seminary Rd,1/2 mile fr I-395, quick access to Rte 7, mins to DC, Arlington, Falls Church. Bring your builder & build your dream mansion. House on lot AS-IS. WATER & GAS avail.

$898,900
5
4baths
4,324 ft2

6207 ELATI CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10298556) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Open House SUN 8/5 (Noon-4pm) Renovated SF ideally located! Spacious & Stylish features Formal DR, Den, 2-Story Overlook FR w/ FP & Skylights. Gourmet Kitchen incl Center Island, Cooktop, SS Appl & H/W throughout!. Screened Porch w/ Jacuzzi & Deck! MBR w/ High Ceilings + His/Her Closets! MBth incl Separate Shower/Jacuzzi +Plantation Shutters! Rec Rm … Continue reading 6207 ELATI CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22310 (MLS # FX10298556) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$839,000
3
3baths
1,682 ft2

604 TIVOLI PASSAGE WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10305016) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

SUNLIGHT STREAMS into this fab PORTNER BREWERY TH with HISTORIC facade, DRAMATIC 4 level interior and great location, steps to Trader Joes, and Starbucks. Features tall ARCHED windows, east/west exposure, 12 ft ceiling, hardwood floors throughout, OPEN FLOOR PLAN, kitchen w/ cherry cabs, granite, SS.. 2 private OUTDOOR spaces, garage parking. New 2 zone HVAC, … Continue reading 604 TIVOLI PASSAGE WAY, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10305016) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$800,000
3
1bath

915 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10304740) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. PRIME location on the 900 block of Duke Street in Old Town. Off street PARKING for up to 6 cars. First time on market in 58 years. Original pine floors, great potential for expansion and/or a renovation. Zoned commercial and residential. Walk to metro, coffee, shops, restaurants, take advantage of all that … Continue reading 915 DUKE ST, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10304740) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$775,000
4
4baths
3,042 ft2

1121 QUAKER HILL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10297758) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Fantastic end unit TH is the perfect weeknight wind-down! Quiet cul-de-sac setting w/2 parking spaces. Experience oversized windows for abundance of natural light combined w/lofty ceilings. Gourmet KIT & 240 bottle wine storage. Rich HWF & plush carpet on LL. MBR w/ensuite+WIC. NEW HVAC+FURNACE ’17. Patio+deck overlooks serene pond. Ideal location for commuters. Close to … Continue reading 1121 QUAKER HILL CT, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10297758) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$887,500
4
3baths
2,744 ft2

1111 VILLAMAY BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10304307) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

Located at the “very top of the hill,” this home has lovely and expanded views. A “Gene May” original situated on one of Villamay’s largest and level lots, Generous room sizes, Large kitchen opens to huge Family Rm. w/vaulted soaring ceiling. Expansive windows are a Gene May trademark and it shows in this home. Enormous … Continue reading 1111 VILLAMAY BLVD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307 (MLS # FX10304307) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

$949,999
4
4baths

201 LONGVIEW DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303913) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes

STUNNING 4BR 3.5BA rambler in sought after Longview Hill! Completely renovated this year by a professional team! This house is move-in-ready! New hardwood floors, paint, fixtures % touches throughout! Custom gourmet kitchen with new quartz counters, custom cabinets & new SS appliances. Brand new HW heater, furnace, washer, dryer & more! Convenient location off Duke … Continue reading 201 LONGVIEW DR, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 (MLS # AX10303913) – Herbert Riggs Realtor – Alexandria Homes