Property Description

Welcome to 40 N Donelson Street. *Delightfully charming cottage with bygone character and modern necessities. *Perfectly situated with proximity to all you will need: easy commute options, everyday shopping/dining, exciting entertainment, community events, and more! *Built on a deep lot yielding more land than one could ever expect to find nowadays in the City of Alexandria.- If gardening is a passion of yours, look no further! *Layout designed to create open, and comfortable living spaces and offers a more grand feel than one would assume from the cozy exterior. *Main level bedroom and full bath is perfect if all the benefits of one-level living are required.- It could even be a great office/virtual learning set-up or great for guests to relax in private. *Each room is bright and filled with an abundance of natural glow. *Handsome and original parquet flooring in main living areas. *Original mantel and unique surround enhance the wood-burning fireplace aesthetic. *Clean and neutral wall colors. *Classic crown molding accent adorned in several rooms.*Family room can become a quiet retreat by closing the glass-paned French doors. – Let those marathon binge-watching days commence with little disturbance to others. *Galley kitchen with ample cabinet space, stainless steel appliances, and new Quartz countertops.*Upper level with fresh plush carpeting is comprised of two bedrooms and a shared full bath. Primary bedroom features four closets and the second bedroom provides custom built-in bookshelves. *Convenient bedroom level laundry. *The generous backyard is ideal for large soirees/BBQs (has accommodated 40+people), or dining al fresco on the stone patio; indulging in gardening passions; letting four-legged friends run wild; phenomenal playtime/workout area; or gazing on nature/wildlife. – Just an overall serene setting! *More storage than meets the eye – attic over detached garage is an unexpected amount of space for out of season storage, and lots of interior closet space. *Detached garage parking for one car, and a long driveway accommodates multiple cars. *Near historic Old Town, popular Shirlington, and local schools. *Close to major highways (I-395/I-495/GW Parkway), DASH bus (AT8), two miles from metro (King Street – blue and yellow lines), less than 5 miles to Reagan National Airport, and not far from all DC has to offer. *Additional items that should be considered: new sewer line installed 2017, reinsulated entire house for maximum energy efficiency in 2016, exterior painted in 2016, and new dishwasher 2019. **FLOOR PLANS COMING SOON FOR 40 N DONELSON STREET.

Property Status


Property Type

Detached Cottage





Sq Ft



Driveway - Detached 1 Car Garage