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5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA

$479,900 - 3 Beds - 2 Baths - 1,701 Sqft - .21 Acres

OFFER DEADLINE: 12PM EST 6/18. This is it! This fixer upper opportunity is your chance to make your dream house with your own DIY ideas! Mid-century raised rambler built on a corner lot, in well-established neighborhood, conveniently located in sought-after West Alexandria. Bring your buyers, or investors, your renovation budget, and your photos and dreams of that perfect home and come check this one out! Classic rambler floor plan includes a main level with living room, dining room and semi-open full kitchen; bright and roomy sun room off the dining room can be three-season room; sun room also includes small deck with City of Alexandria-approved ramp that leads to an asphalt driveway; 3 bedrooms + 1 full bathroom are all on the same level. Hardwood floors throughout main level. Lower level is fully finished with tiled floor, two additional ~flex~ rooms, laundry room with utilities and built-in storage. Ample-sized recreation room offers many options for living space. A second full bathroom and walk-up stairs to back yard completes the lower level. Property is wired for cable. Large corner lot has flat, semi-fenced yard, includes pad area for a sizable storage shed. Alexandria City limits, schools, and services! Very convenient location for area employers: Less that .5 miles to 395 with EZPass toll road access, mass transit options at Southern Towers bus hub or Mark Center Hilton bus hub; approx. 5 miles to Old Town Alexandria waterfront, Amazon HQ2, the Pentagon, and Reagan National Airport; approx. 10 miles to the heart of DC and Tysons Corner. Neighborhood has direct access to Dora Kelley Nature Park, Holmes Run, biking and hiking trails that take you all the way to Eisenhower Connector and Potomac River; and Dowden Terrace membership-only pool. Classic Ford Mustang car is also available for purchase: $4000 or best offer. Property is an estate sale and being sold ~as-is~. Priced below 2019 Alexandria City tax assessment. Sellers prefer immediate close date. Disclosures and offer guidelines available on MLS listing or contact the listing agent for further details or pdf of disclosures. Listing agent lives in the neighborhood and can speak to many attributes of the community.

Essential Information

For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • MLS® # VAAX235864
  • Price $479,900
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 2.00
  • Full Baths 2
  • Square Footage 1,701
  • Acres 0.21
  • Year Built 1959
  • Type Residential
  • Sub-Type Detached
  • Style Raised Rancher
  • Status Active Under Contract

Community Information

For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Address 5508 Gary Ave
  • Subdivision SHIRLEY FOREST
  • State VA
  • Zip Code 22311


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Parking Asphalt Driveway, Surface
  • View Street, Trees/Woods


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA

Built-Ins, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA

Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Water Available, Sewer Available


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Interior Features Floor Plan-Traditional
  • Heating 90% Forced Air, Central
  • # of Stories 2
  • Stories 2 Story


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA

Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Microwave, Oven-Wall, Range hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA

Programmable Thermostat, Central A/C


For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Exterior Block
  • Lot Description Corner Lot, Front Yard, Level
  • Windows Double Pane
  • Roof Shingle
  • Foundation Block

Exterior Features

For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA

Sidewalks, Street Lights, Wood Fence, Fenced-Partially

School Information

For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Elementary JOHN ADAMS
  • High T.C. WILLIAMS

Additional Information

For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Date Listed June 12th, 2019
  • Days on Market 13
  • Zoning R 8

Listing Details

For 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • Office KW Metro Center

Price Change History for 5508 Gary Ave, ALEXANDRIA, VA (MLS® #VAAX235864)

Date Details Change
Status Changed from Active to Active Under Contract

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Listing information last updated on June 24th, 2019 at 5:46pm EDT.