1228 Prince St

Alexandria, VA 22314 View Map $1,400,000 Ask a Question
Matthew Allen

Matthew Allen

(202) 256-6819

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Status: Sold
Property Type:End Of Row/Townhouse
MLS #:VAAX2028086
Sq. Feet:2,048
Date Sold:6/4/2024
Lot Size:0.04 Acres
County:Alexandria City

Listing Office

Office:Coldwell Banker Premier
Welcome to 1228 Prince Street, your dream home in Old Town Alexandria!
Just minutes from Washington, DC, this delightful home is superbly located in the
heart of Old Town, a short walk to the King Street metro, steps from Whole Foods,
restaurants, shops, spas, a short walk to the Potomac River waterfront and biking trails,
12-minutes from DCA airport, and quick access to the 95/495 and local bridges.
Zoned for limited commercial use, this quaint 3 to 4-bedroom townhome with 2.5
baths exudes timeless elegance, a quintessential piece of Alexandria 's rich history
updated in a way that preserves its heritage. You 'll be captivated by the picturesque
facade adorned with black wooden shutters and inviting flower boxes bursting with
vibrantly colored blooms. Upon approaching the side entrance, you'll pass under a white
wooden arch gracefully framed with climbing white roses and purple clematis. This
delightful feature adds an architectural focal point while providing a warm and inviting
welcome to all who enter. As you walk through the pergola, you'll be enveloped by the
scents of flora filtered by sunlight, making you feel as if you're about to enter a secret
Stepping inside, you will be greeted with the perfect blend of historic charm and
intimate modern comfort. The home retains its classic character, featuring hardwood
floors, and an original 200-year-old hardwood handrailing, and 4 mantled fireplaces.
You'll find contemporary amenities including gourmet kitchen appliances and built-in
shelves to ensure a comfortable Old Town lifestyle with ample storage. The home has
three staircases, one leading from the first floor to the second, another from the second
floor upward to an attic bedroom/office and the third from the first floor downward to a
finished office/bonus space with laundry and utility areas and built-in shelves.
The intimate family room leads to a protected brick terrace overlooking a private
fenced-in garden full of flowering perennials, a serene and tranquil escape from the
hustle of the outside world. Relax and unwind in your private oasis as you watch the
birds and enjoy a view of the canopy of mature wisteria embracing the large wooden
pergola shading the garden or enjoy the built-in stone grill and outdoor seating for al
fresco dining. This captivating outdoor retreat beckons you to relax and unwind
surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. The garden gate opens to a private
parking space outfitted with an electric vehicle (EV) hookup and a storage shed for
bikes and gardening supplies.
As you enter the guest bath on the second floor, you'll find a charming antique
clawfoot tub adds a touch of nostalgia to the home. In the master bedroom, you'll
discover the modern indulgence of a soaking tub where you can end your day enjoying
a relaxing bath with the French doors open to a private treetop terrace where you can
bask in the sun, savor a good book, or simply relish a different perspective of the
historic neighborhood.
Don't miss the chance to create lasting memories in this piece of living history, a
sanctuary of comfort, and an embodiment of the Old Town's timeless allure.

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Community Information

Address:1228 Prince St, Alexandria, VA 22314
County:Alexandria City
School District:Alexandria City Public Schools
Subdivision:Old Town Alexandria
Zip Code:22314


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1830
Construction: Frame
Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Basement Type: Connecting Stairway

Features / Amenities

Flooring: Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Den, Bedroom 1, Full Bath
Fireplace: Wood, Gas/Propane
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Natural Gas
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 2048
Below Grade 0
Total 2048


Family RoomMain Level17x15Flooring - HardWood,Fireplace - Gas
KitchenMain Level9x12Flooring - HardWood
Dining RoomMain Level13x12Flooring - HardWood
Living RoomMain Level10x13Flooring - HardWood
Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level15x13Soaking Tub,Flooring - HardWood,Attached Bathroom
Bedroom 1Upper 1 Level10x13Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level13x15Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 3Upper 2 Level15x15Flooring - Carpet
DenLower 1 Level15x14Flooring - Ceramic Tile
Full BathUpper 1 LevelFlooring - Ceramic Tile

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.04 Acres
Parking: Private
Parking Types: Off Street, On Street
Off Street Parking - # of Spaces: 1
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Directions:From Commonwealth turn East onto Prince Street

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $12,703 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
New Financing: VA
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $12,703.00 (Annually)



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Listing Information Last Updated 6/18/2024
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