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2504 Central Avenue

Alexandria | VA

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BRADDOCK HEIGHTS BEAUTY

 

Welcome to this beautiful home in sought-after Braddock Heights. This lovely, brick Colonial was solidly built in 1948, and is located less than ten minutes from Old Town Alexandria and National Airport. A five-minute drive will take you to I-395 for your commute into DC or if you prefer, the Braddock Road Metro is less than a mile away.

From the covered front porch, enter the living room, which features dark wood floors and a wood-burning fireplace. The dining room has been opened to the kitchen, which has been elegantly renovated with gorgeous cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, a breakfast bar, and stunning accent tile and lighting. Also available on this floor is a handy, Zen-like half bath.

Upstairs you will find three bedrooms with original hardwood floors, great closet space, custom closet doors, linen storage, and a modern full bath. The lower level is comprised of a family room, which is currently used as a playroom and work-out area, and a redone full bathroom with new tile and fixtures. There’s a huge utility room that also houses the washer and dryer, and features plenty of storage. A second refrigerator located there will also convey.

The fully fenced and nicely landscaped rear yard features two decks, bicycle storage, and a garden shed Exterior lighting makes the yard sparkle at night. Grow vegetables in your own garden or visit the nearby Del Ray and Fairlington Farmer’s Markets. Head to one of several local parks or stroll to George Mason Elementary School. Just be sure to have a look at this gorgeous home before it’s gone.

• 1948 brick Colonial on 3 levels
• 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
• Hardwood floors
• Wood-burning fireplace
• Renovated kitchen with pantry
• Granite and stainless steel
• Ceramic tile with custom inserts

• Open to dining room
• Basement recreation room
• Huge laundry and storage room
• Rear deck with bike storage
• 2nd deck near garden shed
• Close to schools, parks & shopping
• Easy commute to DC

The City of Alexandria is located in Northern Virginia south across the Potomac River from Washington D.C. The city encompasses 15.75 square miles at an average elevation of 30 feet above sea level. Founded in 1749, Alexandria has a fascinating history, and many of its historic buildings are still preserved today. During its long history, Alexandria was a tobacco trading post, one of the ten busiest ports in America, a part of the District of Columbia, home to both the largest slave-trading firm in the country and a large free-black community, a Civil War supply center for Union troops, and a street-car suburb for Federal workers. Alexandria was also the hometown of George Washington, Robert E. Lee, Jim Morrison and “Mama” Cass Elliot.  On the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture – an extraordinary backdrop for acclaimed, chef-driven restaurants; a thriving boutique scene; vibrant arts and culture; and a welcoming, walkable lifestyle. Alexandria is the relaxed and refined home base for your DC vacation and an unforgettable getaway of its own.

 

Located at 301 King Street, Alexandria City Hall was erected on the site designated for the market and city hall when Alexandria was founded in 1749. The tall, steepled tower, which contrasts with the building’s Second Empire-style massing and detailing, is a reconstruction of a tower designed by Benjamin H. Latrobe that was part of Alexandria’s 1817 town hall. That hall burned in 1871, necessitating the construction of the current building, designed by Adolph Cluss, a locally prominent architect who had designed the U.S. Department of Agriculture building in 1869 and Washington’s Central Market in 1870. With more than 250 years of history and hospitality to its credit, Alexandria offers an array of historic and cultural attractions. The Alexandria neighborhoods include Old Town, Del Ray, Carlyle/Eisenhower and West End. Alexandria’s many historic homes, churches, businesses and museums allow residents and visitors alike to experience the hand of the past that makes our city the charming and historic town it is today. 

 

[Source: https://www.alexandriava.gov/AboutAlexandria]

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