This spectacular waterfront townhouse is perfectly located in historic Old Town, Alexandria, named one of the top five best small towns in America. With expansive Potomac River views from all five levels, this home is an oasis of calm and serenity, just three walkable blocks south of vibrant King Street. Enjoy watching sunrise over the river, boating activity during the day, and the festive lights of National Harbor in the evening. Situated in the meticulously manicured private neighborhood of Harborside, this home has been completely updated, remodeled, and renovated, with close attention to quality finishes. Featuring an elevator that services all five floors, it is not only elegant and classic, but comfortable and practical. Completing the appeal of waterfront living, a 40~boat slip in the adjoining marina is part of this offering.On the first level, the two-car garage is thoughtfully heated, while the sophisticated marble foyer sets the tone for the rest of the house. The entry level also features a welcoming Family Room with a gas fireplace. French doors open to the walled brick patio from which the wooden gate provides direct access to the waterfront pathway. The patio, bordered by gardens just readied for spring, is a perfect spot for al fresco dining and entertaining. A Powder Room and coat closet are also conveniently located on the ground level. The staircase with landing leads to the second floor, where morning sunlight streams through the Living Room~s four glass-paned doors, reflecting off the stunning water views. This spacious room has crown moulding, wood floors, and a gas fireplace with marble surround. Conducive to entertaining, the Living Room opens to the Dining area and gourmet chef's Kitchen, an inviting space for both cooking and conversation. The custom Kitchen features a large island, Sub-Zero French door refrigerator/freezer and wine storage unit, Wolf gas cooktop, electric convection oven and microwave, and Miele dishwasher. The second Powder Room is located on this level. Entered by double doors, the entire third floor of the house is dedicated to the Master Suite. The luxuriously-sized bedroom overlooks the Potomac, and features a peaceful sitting area with a gas fireplace. The elegant marble bathroom is finished with heated floors and towel rack, built-in vanity with lighted mirror, and a shower with two fixtures Nearby, a graceful soaking tub invites relaxation. A separate water closet, two walk-in closets with custom closet systems, and a well-placed laundry room complete this personal space. Welcome family or guests to two spacious en suite bedrooms, located on the fourth floor; each boasts generous closet space with built-in storage. A large, organized utility closet for household items is adjacent to the elevator on this level.The fifth floor offers a a variety of choice for its use. Currently a cozy den with TV, and space for games and crafts,this hideaway could easily be utilized as a fourth bedroom, office, or exercise area. This level features a large full bathroom, abundant closets and cubbies, two skylights, and a rough-in for a wet bar. East-facing sliding glass doors open onto a private balcony; with breathtaking views of the Capitol and Washington, DC, this is an enticing perch at the end of the day. Recessed and accent lighting has been added throughout the house, enhancing evening ambience. Custom cabinets and draperies, high-end lighting and plumbing fixtures, two-panel solid core doors, and beautiful stone and tile work all are indicative of the care and attention that have been given to this lovely renovation. Harborside , located in the sought-after southeast quadrant of Old Town, was built to blend seamlessly with the neighboring Federal and Colonial Revival homes. Adjacent, is the the newly redesigned Windmill Park, with a community dog park. A perfect offering!
Carpet, CeilngFan(s), Crown Molding, Elevator, Master Bath(s), Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Sprinkler System, Upgraded Countertops, Walk-in Closet(s), Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors
Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer-front loading, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrg/Frz, Microwave, Oven-Wall, Refrigerator, Washer-front loading, Water Heater - Tankless, Dryer, Oven-Single
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