Beds: 3
Baths: 2 full, 1 half
Sqft: 2,940
Sqft lot: 3,484
Acre lot: 0.08
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Courtesy of Mary Ashley Zimmermann, Compass.

Status: Active
Property Type: Interior Row/townhouse
Year Built: 1890
Neighborhood: Old Town Alexandria
Days On Website: 5

Property Details for 218 N Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Circa 1890 historic townhome that perfectly combines Alexandria history with elegant updates. The captivating Federal details of the welcoming front tiled foyer lead to a spacious living room with original hardwood floors and gas fireplace with vintage marble surround. Towering ceilings accented with dentil crown molding, oversized arched windows with plantation shutters, and second fireplace, make for an impressive entertaining space. The stately dining room with chandelier and built-in bookcases overlooks the side garden and is bathed in filtered light from the trees. A true chef's kitchen with large island feautres quartzite counter tops, custom cabinetry and top of the line stainless steel appliances. The six burner stove and butler's pantry make it easy to entertain. Sunlight streams into the breakfast area that overlooks the private brick walled garden with fountain. The staircase with original banister lead to a stunning primary suite and two additional bedrooms with a renovated second bath. The upper level is filled with details including transom windows above the doors, a skylight in the stairwell that lets in natural light, and pristine hardwood floors. The two secondary bedrooms with ample closet space share an updated jack and jill bath with a custom tile tub/shower and elevated vanity. The spacious primary suite has a gas fireplace with custom surround and a dressing area with two large closets. The primary bath has a dual vanity sink and a separate large custom tile shower area with glass doors. The lower level family room is also filled with historic charm including brick walls and exposed beam work. With a refrigerator for beverages, the family room is perfect for movie nights in and card games. Out back, a large driveway and carport accommodate up to three cars for extra added convenience. This spectacular home has all the charm of a plaqued historic city home with elegant modern updates. Set in the historic city of Alexandria with quaint shops, acclaimed eateries and the convenience of DC just 10 minutes away, this home is truly special.

Appliances and Equipment

  • Built-In Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Oven/Range - Gas
  • Refrigerator
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Washer
  • Six Burner Stove


  • Daylight
  • Partial
  • Connecting Stairway
  • Fully Finished
  • Outside Entrance
  • Interior Access


  • 3 total bathrooms
  • 2 bathrooms on all upper levels
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom on main level


  • 3 bedrooms on upper levels
  • 3 bedrooms


  • 2,940 sqft living area
  • 2,372 sqft above grade (finished)
  • 568 sqft below grade (finished)
  • Built in 1890
  • Major renovation in 2019
  • Structure Type: Interior Row/Townhouse
  • Wall & Ceiling Types: Dry Wall,High,9'+ Ceilings
  • 3 levels
  • Federal
  • Brick


  • Central Air
  • Electric
  • Central A/C
  • Ceiling Fan(s)

Exterior Features

  • Exterior Lighting
  • Extensive Hardscape
  • Sidewalks
  • Street Lights
  • Water Fountains


  • Fully
  • Rear
  • Wrought Iron


  • 3 fireplaces
  • Mantel(s)
  • Gas/Propane


  • Ceramic Tile
  • Hardwood


  • Brick/Mortar


  • Natural Gas
  • Radiator

Interior Features

  • Breakfast Area
  • Built-Ins
  • Butlers Pantry
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Crown Moldings
  • Exposed Beams
  • Floor Plan - Open
  • Formal/Separate Dining Room
  • Kitchen - Eat-In
  • Kitchen - Gourmet
  • Kitchen - Island
  • Kitchen - Table Space
  • Pantry
  • Primary Bath(s)
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Skylight(s)
  • Stall Shower
  • Tub Shower
  • Upgraded Countertops
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
  • Wood Floors
  • Window Treatments


  • Upper Floor


  • 6 days on market
  • $837 per sqft


  • County: Alexandria City
  • Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria


  • 3,475 sqft
  • 0.08 acres
  • Front Yard
  • Landscaping
  • Private
  • Rear Yard
  • SideYard(s)


  • Asphalt Driveway


  • Other Structures: Above Grade,Below Grade
  • Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s)




  • Public Sewer


  • City/Town Tax: $16,890
  • City/Town Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • County Tax Pymnt Freq: Annually
  • Tax Annual Amount: $16,890
  • Tax Year: 2022


  • Hot Water: Natural Gas

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$1,985,000 - 218 N Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

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218 N Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
County: Alexandria City