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Address
217 S Fairfax Street Alexandria, VA
Price
$ 4,950,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#VAAX233488
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyALEXANDRIA CITY
  • CityAlexandria
  • NeighborhoodOLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
  • Zip22314
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1770
  • Taxes54482
  • Price$ 4,950,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage8030
  • Lot Size10,019 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
McEnearney Associates, Inc.
Property Description

Welcome to 217 South Fairfax, one of Old Town's most outstanding and desirable historic properties. This in-town estate offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 8,000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1/2 bathrooms, and impressive rooms for entertaining and comfortable living. An oversized garage and expansive driveway offer private off-street parking for 5 cars. Additional special features include a subterranean media center, large chefs kitchen with catering pantries, a guest suite with its own kitchen, bath and living rooms, and an historic smoke house recently converted into a SMART office. Extensive custom moldings, original wide-plank hardwood flooring, and six fireplaces with hand-carved limestone mantles set this home apart. The property has been upgraded to modern technical standards with cat 5/cat 6 cabling, cameras and Mobotix panels throughout the house for one-touch controls for Savant and smart home automation. Located only 2 blocks from King Street and the waterfront, the house sits in a prime location and on a spacious double lot. The quarter acre lot is graced by lush lawns, manicured specimen gardens and a lovely patio for outdoor living and entertaining . 217 South Fairfax -- Old Town's finest address.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Lyles-Crouch Elementary School George Washington Middle School T.C. Williams High School
Price History
4/1/2019 Listed $5,700,000
5/21/2019 4% - $5,499,000
9/6/2019 6% - $5,200,000
2/27/2020 5% - $4,950,000

General Features

Accessibility None
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Front Loading, Dryer - Gas, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Freezer, Icemaker, Indoor Grill, Intercom, Microwave, Oven - Double
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Building Name NONE AVAILABLE
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick, Wood Siding
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C
County ALEXANDRIA CITY
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School LYLES-CROUCH
Exclusions Dining Room Chandelier; historic sconces and light fixtures
Exterior Features Lawn Sprinkler
Facing Direction South
Flooring Hardwood, Heated, Carpet, Marble, Stone, Wood
Floors In Unit Count 4
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air
High School T.C. WILLIAMS
High School District ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Historic Y/N Yes
Interior Features 2nd Kitchen, Air Filter System, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room
Levels 3
Location Type Urban
Middle/Junior School GEORGE WASHINGTON
New Construction No
Open Parking Spaces 3.00
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Parking Features Brick Driveway, Private
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s), Enclosed
Possession 0-30 Days CD
Price Per Sq Ft 800.45
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Very Good
Real Estate Owned Y/N No
Roof Architectural Shingle
Security Features Intercom, Exterior Cameras, Electric Alarm, Main Entrance Lock
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View City
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RM

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 6184
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Connecting Stairway, Fully Finished, Improved, Heated, Outside Entrance, Shelving, Side Entrance, Windows, Walkout Stairs, Interior Access, Full, Combination
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 4.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Lower Levels 1
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 5
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 6
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2 2
Below Grade Finished Area 1846
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Entry Level 1
Fireplace Features Mantel(s), Insert, Gas/Propane
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 6
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Lower Floor
Living Area 8030
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Foyer, Breakfast Room, Exercise Room, In-Law/auPair/Suite, Laundry, Mud Room, Other, Office, Storage Room
Total Baths 7
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 6

Exterior Features

Half Baths 1
# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
Door Features Six Panel, Insulated
Fencing Picket
Foundation Details Permanent, Slab, Crawl Space
Garage Features Garage Door Opener, Garage - Rear Entry, Built In, Additional Storage Area, Inside Access, Oversized
Horse Y/N No
Lot Size Acres 0.23
Lot Size Source Estimated
Lot Size Square Feet 10216.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Road Surface Type Black Top
Roadresponsibility City/County
Soil Types Clay
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Amenities

  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 22314

Price
AVG $1.79M
$4.95M
Taxes
AVG $16,476
$54,482
Visits
AVG 143
832
Year Built
AVG 1861
1770
Walkscore
AVG 94
94
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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