House of the Week – Modern day luxury in Old Town Alexandria


Tucked within the distinctive community of Liberty Row in Old Town Alexandria, this home is the epitome of style and sophistication. The elegant brick faade is enhanced by beautifully landscaped grounds and a charming courtyard with a centerpiece fountain.

One of the nicest features is the secured underground parking that allows for two vehicles and the garage elevator that provides direct access to the fourth level. Located on Old Towns First Street, this home is within walking distance to the neighborhood grocery store which makes shopping on foot a breeze.

Listed at $869,000 by Sue Goodhart of McEnearney Associates, this condominium features French doors, beautiful crown moulding, recessed lighting and a handsome foyer with marble floor. The foyer leads to the living rooms rich wood floors and a gas fireplace that is showcased by a marble hearth and a lovely appointed mantle. There is also a private balcony with a gorgeous view of tree tops.

Natural light floods the living and dining space and emphasizes the beautiful hardwood floors throughout this elegant home. A spectacular Waterford crystal chandelier hangs in the dining room and provides the perfect setting for entertaining guests.

The kitchen is ideal for gourmet cooking with its granite countertops, 42-inch maple cabinetry, stainless steel Jenn Air appliances, Thermador stovetop, and under counter/accent lighting. A separate laundry area with full size front loading washer and dryer is located adjacent to the kitchen.

The spacious master bedroom suite provides a personal retreat with stunning views. The sumptuous master bath features marble flooring, a separate shower, a granite double vanity, a soaking tub and chrome fixtures with a built-in nook for storage or collectables. A large walk-in closet with California closet organizers offers plenty of storage.

The second bedroom holds a full bath and another spacious closet with organizers, while a third room can be used as a small bedroom or home office. There is a separate powder room with pedestal sink that provides added convenience for guests.

Situated in on the north side of historic Old Town, this property is a short walk to numerous shops, restaurants and galleries – and is conveniently located minutes away from Reagan National Airport and Washington, D.C. Its also steps away from the walking and biking trail along the George Washington Parkway.