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Built in 1820 and located on the most coveted block of Old Town, this historic gem is on the market for the only time in 65 years! With marvelous sunlight streaming throughout, this end townhome enjoys an unobstructed birds+GG eye view of Windmill Park + the Potomac River to the east while the length of the south-facing home provides sunlight to each room in the home. Charm and elegance resonate throughout with many original elements of a bygone era. Upgrades + extra features added by the owners compliment the home+GGs preserved historic character. The entrance to the wood clapboard home features a brick threshold + a row of boxwoods. Wood cornices accent the roof line + shutters with distinctive iron scroll shutter guards accentuate the east and south-facing windows. Enter the wide foyer featuring paneling on the walls + a bead board ceiling. The south + each-facing living room is filled with light throughout the day + offers a broad view of the park and River. It features walls of built-in cabinetry and bookcases + a handsome fireplace accented by a wood mantle, Roman ionic column paneling + thick dental moulding. The antique heart pine flooring carries into the family room with fireplace + bookcases. A second doorway leads to the dining room, large by Old Town standards, which can easily provide seating for a table of ten. This room is sure to delight with wood paneling, bookcases, a bar with storage drawers and shelving and walls of built-ins with, as throughout the home, old drop bar latches, strap hinges + handles. Brick flooring + a fireplace complete this special room. The rear of the home features a half bath and a spacious kitchen with ample cabinet space and windows overlooking the private patio. A Dutch door leads to the side and rear gardens. With original newel post and railing, wainscot wall paneling carries to the upper level with heart pine floors throughout + a hallway with a wall of closets. To the left of the stairway is a large bright bedroom with a hall to the full bath featuring ample closets and a charming dressing table. The laundry with great workspace is located off this room. Following the hall closets to the front of the home is a bedroom with a wall of bookcases and closet +GG perfect for a crib, office or exercise room. The large owners+GG suite, with plenty of space for a king size bed + sitting area, faces the Potomac + Windmill Park allowing for glorious morning light + soft golden light at the end of the day. The owners' bath with large linen closet and tiled shower with seamless glass door was remodeled by Harry Braswell, Inc. Follow the stairs to the top floor featuring a small area with wood paneling + a window +GG a perfect spot for a desk or extra dresser. A comfortable sized bedroom with hardwood floors + windows on three sides plus a tiled full bath complete this private space. Reached by a hatch in the front hall, there is a cellar under the living room for all storage needs! Offering a quiet oasis from the busy world, the spacious brick patio + side yard are enclosed by a high brick wall. Adorned with mature landscaping, the rear yard is separated from the side yard by a brick archway with cascading ivy. The beauty of yesteryear is especially prevalent in the southeast quadrant, home to some of Old Town+GGs oldest + most significant historic dwellings. Whether adult or child, there is also fun + relaxation for all right across Lee Street with a hill which rolls down to the Potomac for sledding, play + picnic spots as well as volleyball + basketball courts. The bike path is one block away + the beautiful waterfront, restaurants + shops of King + Washington Streets, grocery stores, dry cleaners, schools and churches are within blocks. The fireplaces + a/c units convey "as is".

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201 Gibbon Street ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314

  • Price: $1,520,000
  • Status: Closed
  • Updated: 66 min ago
  • ID#: VAAX2001576
4
Beds
3
Baths
1
½ Baths
0.04
Acres
2,368
SQFT
$591
$/SQFT
1820
Built
Neighborhood:
Old Town Alexandria
County:
Alexandria City
Elementary School:
Lyles-Crouch
Middle School:
George Washington
High School:
Alexandria City
School District:
Alexandria City Public Schools
Property Description
Built in 1820 and located on the most coveted block of Old Town, this historic gem is on the market for the only time in 65 years! With marvelous sunlight streaming throughout, this end townhome enjoys an unobstructed birds+GG eye view of Windmill Park + the Potomac River to the east while the length of the south-facing home provides sunlight to each room in the home. Charm and elegance resonate throughout with many original elements of a bygone era. Upgrades + extra features added by the owners compliment the home+GGs preserved historic character. The entrance to the wood clapboard home features a brick threshold + a row of boxwoods. Wood cornices accent the roof line + shutters with distinctive iron scroll shutter guards accentuate the east and south-facing windows. Enter the wide foyer featuring paneling on the walls + a bead board ceiling. The south + each-facing living room is filled with light throughout the day + offers a broad view of the park and River. It features walls of built-in cabinetry and bookcases + a handsome fireplace accented by a wood mantle, Roman ionic column paneling + thick dental moulding. The antique heart pine flooring carries into the family room with fireplace + bookcases. A second doorway leads to the dining room, large by Old Town standards, which can easily provide seating for a table of ten. This room is sure to delight with wood paneling, bookcases, a bar with storage drawers and shelving and walls of built-ins with, as throughout the home, old drop bar latches, strap hinges + handles. Brick flooring + a fireplace complete this special room. The rear of the home features a half bath and a spacious kitchen with ample cabinet space and windows overlooking the private patio. A Dutch door leads to the side and rear gardens. With original newel post and railing, wainscot wall paneling carries to the upper level with heart pine floors throughout + a hallway with a wall of closets. To the left of the stairway is a large bright bedroom with a hall to the full bath featuring ample closets and a charming dressing table. The laundry with great workspace is located off this room. Following the hall closets to the front of the home is a bedroom with a wall of bookcases and closet +GG perfect for a crib, office or exercise room. The large owners+GG suite, with plenty of space for a king size bed + sitting area, faces the Potomac + Windmill Park allowing for glorious morning light + soft golden light at the end of the day. The owners' bath with large linen closet and tiled shower with seamless glass door was remodeled by Harry Braswell, Inc. Follow the stairs to the top floor featuring a small area with wood paneling + a window +GG a perfect spot for a desk or extra dresser. A comfortable sized bedroom with hardwood floors + windows on three sides plus a tiled full bath complete this private space. Reached by a hatch in the front hall, there is a cellar under the living room for all storage needs! Offering a quiet oasis from the busy world, the spacious brick patio + side yard are enclosed by a high brick wall. Adorned with mature landscaping, the rear yard is separated from the side yard by a brick archway with cascading ivy. The beauty of yesteryear is especially prevalent in the southeast quadrant, home to some of Old Town+GGs oldest + most significant historic dwellings. Whether adult or child, there is also fun + relaxation for all right across Lee Street with a hill which rolls down to the Potomac for sledding, play + picnic spots as well as volleyball + basketball courts. The bike path is one block away + the beautiful waterfront, restaurants + shops of King + Washington Streets, grocery stores, dry cleaners, schools and churches are within blocks. The fireplaces + a/c units convey "as is".
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials Wood Siding Direction Faces South Exterior Features Street Lights Fencing Masonry/StoneRear Garage YN No Location Type River Lot Features CornerLevelNot In DevelopmentRear YardSideyard(S) Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types On Street Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No View Scenic VistaWaterRiverPark/Greenbelt Water Access YN No Water Body Name Potomac River Water Body Type River Water Oriented YN Yes Water View YN Yes Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 2368 Appliances Built-In MicrowaveDishwasherDisposalDryerIcemakerRefrigeratorStoveWasherWater Heater Basement Unfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Window Unit(S) Fireplace Features Wood Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 3 Flooring Hardwood Furnished No Heating Radiator Heating YN Yes Inclusions Three Fireplaces Convey "As is". Interior Features Built-InsBarCrown MoldingsFormal/Separate Dining RoomPrimary Bath(S)Walk-In Closet(S)Wood Floors Laundry Type Upper Floor Levels 4 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4KitchenFamily RoomBasementBathroom 2Bathroom 3Primary BathroomHalf Bath Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Buyer Financing Conventional Central Air YN No Close Sale Terms Standard Sale Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street Lee Street Federal Flood Zone YN No Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN Yes Hot Water Natural Gas Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 800870361978 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type End Of Row/Townhouse Tax Annual Amount 13323.00 Tax Assessment Amount 1135679.00 Tax Lot Nw Transportation Airport Less Than 10 MilesMetro/Subway Station Less Than 1 MileCommuter Rail Station Less Than 1 Mile Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning Rm

Listing courtesy of Mcenearney Associates, Inc..


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