704 Little Street
Have an appetite for beautiful architecture and a desire for low maintenance? Look no further! 704 Little Street, located in sought-after Rosemont Park, was designed to specifically appeal to today’s discerning buyers. Currently owned by an architect who masterfully renovated the home to boast a substantial addition, it showcases contemporary styling, crisp lines and finishes and includes thoughtful attention to use of space and storage.
704 Little Street welcomes you in from the spacious front porch, which was added in 2012. Inside, a bright and open main living and dining room allows for comfortable entertaining and everyday living. The architect owner renovated the home in 2014 to update the kitchen, added a family room on the main level, expanded the basement, and enlarged a bedroom upstairs into a master suite. The recently renovated kitchen with updated appliances, which includes: (1) a Bosch dishwasher with a useful third rack; (2) an extra deep double stainless steel farmhouse sink; (3) a stainless steel bottom freezer refrigerator; and (4) a brand new range with double oven.This sleek modern kitchen with trends like glass subway tile ensures cooking will no longer feel like a chore. The kitchen opens to the new family room that takes in the airy and calming setting enhanced by floor to ceiling double insulated Andersen windows. The room is filled with rich natural light with access to a deck that overlooks a fenced backyard, ideal for grilling. Other added bonuses is a powder room on the main floor and that the decking is Trex on PVC and requires zero maintenance. The addition is clad with Kynar Coated steel siding also with no maintenance required.
Moving to the upper level there are three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The front and middle bedrooms are graciously sized and share a hallway bath that was recently updated and offers that modern charm. The master bedroom features vaulted ceilings and soaring windows, a walk-in closet, a spa-inspired bathroom with frameless glass door shower, and private access to second deck to relax with a morning cup of tea or coffee.
The fully finished lower level is almost completely above ground. Its space, storage and light are unexpected and perfectly complete this polished home. You will find the 4th bedroom on this level which forms a separate suite with its own entrance making it an ideal au-pair/in-law suite or guest retreat and offers sound insulated ceiling and walls for extra peace and quiet. It also makes for a perfect rec room! There is an office or bonus room on this level as well as a laundry room.
In addition to being meticulously designed, the owner understood the need to utilize the space to its full advantage. Therefore, storage is in abundance; a rarity in Alexandria townhomes! There is a storage shed, storage under the front porch for bikes, strollers, mower, etc., that can be secured with a combination lock, a large pantry and a storage closet on the lower level and storage under the stairs. The attic, with pull down stairs, is the entire length of house, with great height, and has plywood floors to securely store all out of season items.
Completing the perfect package of 704 Little Street is its fabulous location. This home is nestled in the heart of Rosemont just two blocks to Braddock Road Metro and another short walk to King St Metro and the Virginia Railway Express. It is also just steps away from parks, local pools, tennis courts, bike shares and local dining institution, such as, Lena’s, and Grape & Bean. Little St is also ideally located immediately between Old Town and Del Ray; two popular areas that offer endless options to enjoy award winning dining, local boutique shopping, and enticing community opportunities. 704 Little Street has it all!
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Nestled in between Old Town and Del Ray is the charming neighborhood of Rosemont. Rosemont’s initial development was closely tied to the expansion of the electric rail system in the Washington, D.C. area. Today, its walkability to two metro stops (King Street Metro & Braddock Road Metro) and Amtrak makes Rosemont real estate highly-sought after and a very popular neighborhood. One of the most appealing features of Rosemont real estate is its welcoming suburban feel paired with a walkable urban lifestyle.
The tree-lined streets of Rosemont real estate offer homes with classic, early 20th-century architecture. Home styles include classic Colonials, Arts and Crafts bungalows, Colonial revivals, and Craftsman style homes, many with welcoming front porches. Mature trees and sidewalks add to the Rosemont real estate appeal.
Residents of Rosemont can also walk to Old Town Alexandria and its many shops, restaurants, fitness studios, art galleries, and entertainment venues. Enjoy a fine dinner at Brabo, Virtue Feed & Grain, Vermillion, or Bastille or a more casual meal of chilli at Hard Times Cafe or fish n’ chips at Eammon’s. For a change of scenery, Del Ray is also an easy walk from Rosemont. Locals can stroll along “The Avenue,” and enjoy coffee at St. Elmo’s, frozen custard at The Dairy Godmother, happy hour at Junction, or live music at Fireflies. For those wanting to stay in the neighborhood, they walk to Grape & Bean for a glass of wine from its extensive collection, a craft-brewed beer, a bite to eat or even to pick up organic milk, eggs, cheeses, and handmade bread.
Hooff’s Run Park (better known as Blue Park for its bright blue playground structure) anchors the neighborhood, serving as a meeting spot for the many children of Rosemont. Families love the many neighborhood events such as summertime outdoor movies, a back to school picnic, and the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot that winds through streets of Rosemont. If you have any questions about Rosemont real estate, please don’t hesitate to reach out!