With its rich history and charming streets, it’s no surprise that Alexandria was once voted the most romantic and well-read city in the United States. This area has so many unique neighborhoods to choose from, you have your pick of fantastic communities, and can’t go wrong with any of them! Live in a newly built house in a quiet suburb with your growing family, make the most of the modern condos downtown, or enjoy the character filled homes that are rooted in Alexandria’s history.
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From the historic Alexandria real estate to the modern entertainment; this city has a convenient metropolitan atmosphere while holding on to its intimate community feel.
Alexandria is one of the most educated cities in the United States, and has plenty of historic sites and museums to showcase its rich heritage. It’s not only George Washington’s hometown, but also the site of many historic events from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Local Real Estate
Alexandria real estate has a large mix of diverse properties. You’ll find something for any buyer, from $100,000 condos to $5 million plus estates. The architecture is a blend of charming 1920s Colonials, with 1960s mid-century moderns, and new construction. Alexandria not only has modern suburban communities, but also tree-lined neighborhoods with historical homes from the late 1700s. We’re happy to give you a tour of all the Alexandria real estate to find the neighborhood that best suits you.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic date spot, family friendly entertainment, or a fun place to celebrate with friends; Alexandria covers all the bases. Alexandria is an endless source of entertainment, with trivia nights and live music at the local pubs, tours of the local historic sites, and galleries like the Torpedo Factory Art Center, where you can stroll through three floors of local art and studio spaces. The Del Ray neighborhood has some great little places to check out, like a butcher shop, a cheese store, organic pet stores, independent pharmacies, and more. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the water on a boat cruise, dine at a waterfront restaurant, or bike along the beautiful Mount Vernon Trail. Here is a list of our favorite things to do in Alexandria year-round, as well as our guide to the best seasonal events in Alexandria.
Alexandria is a popular place for millennials to live because of the walkability of certain neighborhoods, such as Old Town, Rosemont and Del Ray. Many residents are commuters who work in Washington, DC, and have laid roots in Alexandria because of its relaxing atmosphere and close proximity to the Metro, and Interstates 395 and 495. In Alexandria, you can enjoy your life in an urban environment with unique restaurants and shops, without the hustle and bustle of a major city. There are countless local charities and community organizations in the city, which really shows this area’s heart for its community.
Our Local Favorites
It’s hard to pick just one thing about this city that we love. The Alexandria real estate is beautiful, the people are passionate, and the independent businesses are charming. Stop by the boutiques in the Old Town Boutique District, visit Old Town and Del Ray for exciting dining, and stroll through our beautiful waterfront parks. For an insiders look at Old Town, check out our Old Town neighborhood page.
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