Old Town Alexandria Real Estate

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Old Town Alexandria Real EstateProspective home owners with an appreciation of culture will find lots to love in Old Town Alexandria. Historic Old Town Alexandria Real Estate is nestled nobly along the Potomac River in view of the monuments of Washington, DC. It is distinguished by Georgian architecture, fine town houses, plenty of art galleries, jewelers, classic antique shops, and restaurants from some of our nation’s top chefs. River cruise boats are within reach and street entertainers liven the large plaza at the crown of King Street.

Today Old Town Alexandria is a revitalized waterfront port town with cobblestone streets, colonial houses, established churches, and more than ten historic museums. Dating back to 1753, Market Square in Old Town is one of the oldest operating marketplaces in the U.S. of A. Those interested in purchasing Old Town Alexandria Real Estate are invited to explore this beautiful and historic area.

Old Town Alexandria is a great destination for a variety of sightseeing, fine dining, shopping and cultural experiences, such as a concert at Birchmere Music Hall. The 500-seat dinner-theater style Music Hall offers a variety of musical performances.

Fort Ward Museum and Historic Park is a 41.4 acre historic park, located on the west end of Old Town Alexandria. It was used as a union fort from 1861-1865 to defend Washington, DC during the Civil War.

Some other historic landmarks in Old Town include General Robert E. Lee’s boyhood home, the Lee-Fendall House, a replica of George Washington’s townhouse, Gadsby’s Tavern, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Shop, and the Torpedo Factory art studio complex where The Art League School offers a wide range of art classes for children and adults. Visitors enjoy special programs and exhibits at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. The Torpedo Factory is located along the docks of the Potomac River on the lively waterfront that also includes a marina, shops, public parks, restaurants and residences. Old Town Alexandria Real Estate puts one within close reach of all these landmarks.

Old Town Alexandria home owners benefit from numerous parks and recreational facilities providing opportunities to enjoy hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating and bicycling.

The Mount Vernon Trail is a scenic bike trail that starts at Roosevelt Island in Washington, DC and runs along the Potomac River to George Washington’s Estate at Mount Vernon. The trail passes through Old Town Alexandria, Ronald Reagan National Airport, the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Sailing Marinas and Fort Hunt Park.

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