112 Duke Street
112 Duke Street is a charming townhouse situated just one block from the gorgeous waterfront of Old Town Alexandria. Living in this home offers dream-worthy lifestyle options – and it could be yours! An open layout, updates throughout, a great outdoor space for entertaining and the convenience of its location will entice even the the most discerning of buyers.
Enter the front door of this 1880’s home and feel the rush of history, along with the compliments of today. The living room greets you with high ceilings, classic crown molding and chair rail, as well as a gas fireplace with marble surround. From the living room, you transition into the home’s truly unique dining room. The 2-story atrium ceiling with large skylight floods the space with generous natural light. In this room, the current owners designed and added a built-in stand-up desk that includes hidden AV/IT spaces, file drawers, and letter compartments. The desk top is made from heart pine, the same flooring throughout the house. Moving into the beautifully renovated kitchen, immediately notice the character of the cabinets, new sink, the gleaming granite counters, and Bosch stainless steel appliances. The renovation made the most use of the space and offers ample cabinet and counter space, accented by under cabinet lighting. There is a half bath and also walk-out access from the kitchen to the home’s private fenced brick patio and garden. You will be surprised at the depth…it is almost 80′ long!
The staircase that leads to the second level makes a statement all on its own and enhances the home’s fun personality with built-in bookshelves at the landing. Upstairs, find two bedrooms and an updated bath. The master has access to attic space for additional storage.
Along with all the fine features mentioned, there is a lower level with ample storage space that holds the laundry. The entire house has been freshly painted and recessed lighting and plantation shutters were added to every room.
Only a block away from the waterfront and the heart of Old Town that is King Street, the possibilities for entertainment, dining, and shopping near 112 Duke Street are infinite. Step outside your front door and grab a quick bite to eat at any number of local favorite restaurants including Landini’s, Grape & Bean, Virtue, and Starbucks to name a few. Enjoy being close to GW Parkway, National Airport and a short drive to DC or hop on the King St. Metro to take you anywhere you want to go! Once you walk through the door of 112 Duke Street, you’ll feel right at home.
With a quaint small town atmosphere and the flair of city living, this waterfront town is the perfect place for residents of all ages and lifestyles. Just minutes from downtown Washington DC, close to a major airport, and central transportation running throughout the area, it’s easy to enjoy everything Old Town has to offer. Relaxing restaurants, independent coffee shops, and wine bars provide the perfect backdrop for a night out, with plentiful art galleries, theatres, and parks around to explore. You can jump on a boat to get to Nationals Park for a baseball game, or to Georgetown or National Harbor for even more shopping or dining. It’s very walkable, so we recommend strolling along the cobblestone streets to get a true feel for the neighborhood. You can find out more about Old Town on our separate page for Old Town, Alexandria.