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  • Price$4,950,000
  • Beds6
  • Baths
  • SQ. Feet8,030
  • Acres0.23
  • Built1770

217 S Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA

Welcome to 217 South Fairfax, one of Old Town's most outstanding and desirable historic properties. This in-town estate offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 8,000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1/2 bathrooms, and impressive rooms for entertaining and comfortable living. An oversized garage and expansive driveway offer private off-street parking for 5 cars. Additional special features include a subterranean media center, large chefs kitchen with catering pantries, a guest suite with its own kitchen, bath and living rooms, and an historic smoke house recently converted into a SMART office. Extensive custom moldings, original wide-plank hardwood flooring, and six fireplaces with hand-carved limestone mantles set this home apart. The property has been upgraded to modern technical standards with cat 5/cat 6 cabling, cameras and Mobotix panels throughout the house for one-touch controls for Savant and smart home automation. Located only 2 blocks from King Street and the waterfront, the house sits in a prime location and on a spacious double lot. The quarter acre lot is graced by lush lawns, manicured specimen gardens and a lovely patio for outdoor living and entertaining . 217 South Fairfax -- Old Town's finest address.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #VAAX233488
  • Price$4,950,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms6.50
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage8,030
  • Acres0.23
  • Year Built1770
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached
  • StyleColonial
  • StatusActive

Amenities

  • AmenitiesBar, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Double/Dual Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Intercom, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Water Treat System, Wet Bar/Bar, Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors, Air Filter System
  • ParkingBrick Driveway, Private
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesGarage Door Opener, Garage - Rear Entry, Built In, Additional Storage Area, Inside Access, Oversized
  • ViewCity

Exterior

  • ExteriorBrick and Siding, Wood
  • Exterior FeaturesLawn Sprinkler, Patio, Porch-enclosed, Picket Fence
  • RoofArchitectural Shingle
  • FoundationSlab, Crawl Space, Permanent

Additional Information

  • Date ListedApril 1st, 2019
  • Days on Market466
  • ZoningRM

Community Information

  • Address217 S Fairfax St
  • SubdivisionOLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
  • CityALEXANDRIA
  • CountyALEXANDRIA CITY-VA
  • StateVA
  • Zip Code22314

Interior

  • AppliancesBuilt-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer-front loading, Dryer - Gas, Extra Refrg/Frz, Freezer, Icemaker, Indoor Grill, Intercom, Microwave, Oven-Double, Oven/Range-Gas, Range hood, Refrigerator, Six burner stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Washer-front loading, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Water Conditioner, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
  • HeatingForced Air
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementConnecting Stairway, Fully Finished, Improved, Heated, Outside Entrance, Shelving, Side Entrance, Windows, Walkout Stairs, Interior Access, Full, Combination
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces6
  • FireplacesMantel(s), Insert, Gas/Propane
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3

School Information

  • DistrictALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • ElementaryLYLES-CROUCH
  • MiddleGEORGE WASHINGTON
  • HighT.C. WILLIAMS

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeMcEnearney Associates, Inc.

Price Change History for 217 S Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA, VA (MLS® #VAAX233488)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $5,200,000 to $4,950,000 $250,000 (4.81%)
Price Reduced from $5,499,000 to $5,200,000 $299,000 (5.44%)
Price Reduced from $5,700,000 to $5,499,000 $201,000 (3.53%)
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Listing information last updated on July 10th, 2020 at 4:01am CDT.