Home of the Week

Home of the Week

Location:Russell Road, 22305



Contact:Sherry York, Coldwell Banker, 703-682-5435

Lot size:0.11 acres

Built: 1937

Style: CapeCod

Bedrooms: 4(2 main floor, 2 upper)

Baths: 2full (1 main floor, 1 upper)

Levels: 3

Squarefootage: 2,351

Fireplaces:2 (living and recreation rooms)

Parking:on-street and driveway

Publicschools: Mount Vernon Elementary, George Washington Middle, T.C. Williams High

With itsred brick exterior, blue shutters and white trim, this charming Cape Cod housedisplays the Fourth of July spirit all year long. It also provides a moretangible benefit. Priced at $674,900, it fits comfortably beneath the $682,500median sales price for a City of Alexandria single-family home.

Built in1937, it features refinished wood floors and fresh paint throughout the firstand second stories. On the main floor, elaborate crown molding adorns theadjoining living and dining rooms. The dining room also displays chair rail,while the living room features a molded white corner fireplace.

A wall ofmultipaned windows brightens the modern kitchen, while providing an expansiveview of the adjoining rear deck and the wooded lot beyond.

A hallwayseparates this public area from the front and back bedrooms, which share a fullbath between them. On the upper floor, two additional bedrooms also share abath.

The lowerlevel features a dramatic carpeted recreation room. Its knotty pine walls framea floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace and a wet bar.

As awelcome modern convenience, the Potomac Yard shopping center is less than onemile away, including a Shoppers Food Warehouse, Target department store and16-screen cinema.