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4 Unique And Interesting Landmarks In Alexandria That You Probably Didn’t Know About

The city of Alexandria is rich with history, from the earliest settlers through the Civil War to the present day. Apart from the area's famous landmarks that we all know, there are some unique and interesting attractions off the beaten path. Here are four that you probably didn't know about.
Hollensbury Spite House

Hollensbury Spite House

In 1830, brickmaker and city councilor John Hollensbury's home was one of the two houses that directly bordered all alley that attracted an annoying amount of horse-drawn wagon traffic and loiterers. To stop people from using the alley he built a 7-foot wide two-story home using the existing brick walls for the adjacent houses as the sides of the new house. The living room walls of the house have gouges from wagon-wheel hubs. The house, which is still standing and occupied, was dubbed the narrowest house in America by Ripleys Believe It or Not.

The Grave of the Female Stranger

According to local legends, a young couple arrived in Alexandria in 1816 and rented a room in Gadsby’s Tavern at 138 North Royal St. The woman was seriously ill and her husband hired a local doctor to treat her–-on condition that the doctor doesn’t ask questions about their identities. The woman eventually died on October 14, 1816. The husband borrowed money from a local businessman to bury her in town, repaying him with a cheque, which later turned out to be a forgery. The woman’s grave can still be found in the St. Pauls Episcopal Church section of the town’s cemetery. A slab bears the inscription “To the memory of a Female Stranger whose mortal sufferings terminated on the 14th day of October 1816 Aged 23 years and 8 months….”

Mount Vernon Slave Cemetery

For nearly 200 years, the woods at George Washington's famous estate hid a secret. A graveyard for the former president's slaves lay hidden beneath a thicket of bushes until an 1885 map of the estate revealed a burial ground. A marble marker was placed on the site in the 1920s but it also disappeared beneath a tangle of vegetation. In 2014, archeologists began a multi-year project to learn more about the cemetery. So far, they've found dozens of unmarked graves and estimate the graveyard to contain over 150 slaves.

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary

Founded in 1792, this was a family business operated continuously until 1933, when competition from synthetic drug companies and the Great Depression led it to bankruptcy. The apothecary closed in 1933 and reopened as a museum in 1939. The museum displays the original collection of herbal botanicals, hand-blown glass, and medical instruments that were there when the store closed.

Recent Listings

A complete renovation has transformed this brick duplex into a jewel! A welcoming front porch greets you as you arrive home.

11 Sunset Dr

Quality has been built into every detail throughout the home. The main level features an open floor plan. The living room has a gas fireplace, perfect for winters like we are experiencing. The kitchen walks out to, and has eat-in space overlooking the large fenced back yard. There is also a powder room on the main level. The upper level has three bedrooms and three full baths. It is a separate zone for heating and cooling, making for comfortable living. The laundry is conveniently located on the bedroom level. The lower level offers a bedroom that has access to the back yard, full bath and family room. This would allow for an au-pair or in-law suite. It would also make for a great home office, sitting away from the noise of everyday life. The layout and features allow for great flexibility in the home. The location of this home is hard to beat. It is a short walk to the King Street Metro as well as shops and restaurants of Old Town. Kids can walk to elementary school. The driveway has room for three cars. If using the car is necessitated, commuter routes are close by and extremely convenient. The incredible location along with the fabulous features of this magnificent home make 11 Sunset Drive a great place to call home. [Rosemont - $1,250,000]

Welcome Home!! Cobbdale neighborhood.

3507 Winston Pl

Over 3, 800 sq ft. In Law suite in the basement! Front Porch. Fully renovated 6 bedrooms / 3.5 bath. 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on the main level. Oversized 2 car garage that leads to a sunroom and screened in porch. Fully renovated kitchen, fresh neutral paint and hardwood floors throughout. Laundry upstairs and 2nd set in basement. In law suite in the basement apartment with separate entrance, plenty of sunlight and fully renovated kitchen with ample storage, beautiful granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances! Two expansive bedrooms, separate living room with brick fireplace! Walk out to a large half-acre private fenced in back yard in Historic Fairfax. New HVAC! Plenty of guest parking on the street. Don't miss out on this beautiful home!! [Cobbdale - $950,000]

The 2.

9500 Sprague Ave #40504

2A unit is Move in Ready!!! This home features 1,391 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms & 2 baths along with a den. This home has a large open floor plan centered around the kitchen. Inside the condo, enjoy a huge walk-in closet in the owners bedroom located off of the owners bath. A balcony gives you access to the outdoors. Two full size parking spaces and a 5x5 climate controlled storage unit convey with the home. The Atrium at Metro West is an active adult 55 plus community located right by the Vienna/Fairfax Metro featuring new, upscale residences. These luxury 1-level elevator condos are spacious & modern. Enjoy amenities such as an indoor pool, clubroom, fitness room, outdoor green space & more. The Mosaic District is close by! Hop on the metro & head to downtown DC. [The Atrium At Metrowest - $648,490]

3 bedroom manufactured ranch home on over an acre of land.

2095 Fairview Rd

Hardwood floors throughout. 2 full bathrooms. Several updates include all new faucets, new seamless aluminum gutters, and newly insulated crawlspace. Well pump replaced in 2015 and roof replaced in 2009 with 50 year warranty architectural shingles. 12x24 trex deck and a fenced yard ready for your pets. Two outbuildings with electric, one has propane heat. Close to town amenities and I-81. Two lots totaling 1.282 acres. [None - $218,000]

Nestled in the sought-after Lifestyle community, nicely kept sun filled condo with an AMPLE/ PRIVATE,*****ONE OF A KIND****** GROUND LEVEL GARDEN STYLE DECK/BALCONY******** will inspire you to host a gathering of family and friends.

615 Center St #T2

Spacious 2 bedrooms, 1 and one half bathrooms condo in the middle of the town in Herndon. ONE ASSIGNED PARKING SPACE #175 PLUS ANOTHER PARKING TICKET FOR UNASSIGNED PARKING SPACES, PLUS A THIRD PARKING TICKET FOR VISITORS. WASHER AND DRIER INSIDE THE UNIT. A separate storage area is provided right outside the deck area. Close proximity to the Dulles Access Road, Metro Silver Line in Reston East, the Fairfax County Parkway, and Route 28. The surrounding area offers diverse shopping ,dining, entertainment, historical sites, just a short drive away on the historical Potomac River . Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to own this oasis in the middle of the city. [Lifestyle - $239,900]

GORGEOUS HOME! You are going to love living in this beautiful end-unit home located on the top level of this mid-rise elevator condo building at the Residence at Discovery Square.

13724 Neil Armstrong Ave #502

Enjoy over 1300 plus square of fine living space with an open floor plan so you can both live and work comfortably! The condo features 9' foot ceilings; a stunning kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances; an in-unit washer and dryer; a primary bedroom with a walk-in closet and upgraded bathroom as well as an additional bedroom with dual vanities and a shower. Enjoy wood floors throughout the main living area that opens to a private balcony. Home offers one assigned parking space with your home in the underground garage located in the building and additional unassigned parking spaces available outside the building. Location is incredibly close to all shopping, restaurants, Metro and all major roads (Rt. 66, 50, Fairfax County Parkway, Dulles Toll Rd), and minutes to Dulles Airport. Move-in Ready! [Discovery Square - $469,900]

NO MORE SHOWINGS PLEASEWelcome Home !!Wonderful Westridge new offering.

12124 Darnley Rd

..fantastic private wooded setting with lots of extra parking at end of pipestem...Very popular Hampton model, newly installed and refinished main level hardwood flooring....newly installed neutral upper level and stairs carpet...freshly painted throughout.. Sunny kitchen with stainless steel appliances (gas is readily available to convert stovetop), kitchen island, breakfast nook with bay window overlooking large room with gas fireplace and formal living room with wood burning fireplace.. formal dining room with bay window....Generous sized bedrooms on upper level and large guest bath, Primary bath is remodeled with soaking tub, separate shower, private bath toilet area, and high ceilings...Sitting room with skylights and double closet is situated between MBR and bath. You wont be disappointed with the location, lot, and generous condition of this lovely sought after model. And plenty of room for expansion, should you choose, in unfin. lower level. Contract submission deadline is 5pm Monday Jan 24,2022. [Westridge - $684,950]


6428 Pickett St


2 bed, 2 bath townhouse with lots of potential to make your own.

166 Wesmond Dr

The home offers an updated kitchen to include granite counters, stainless steel appliances, an open floor plan, hardwood floors, large closets in both bedrooms, a large rec room in the basement with a full bath and laundry, a fenced yard and off street parking for 4. The property is conveniently located in the Lynhaven subdivision, walking distance to Del Ray, Potomac Yards, a short drive to Old Town, Crystal City/National Landing, DC, Reagan National Airport and major thoroughfares. [Lynhaven - $630,000]

Lot 98 - The Alden: 9559 Jefferson Street Manassas VA 20110 - $755,986.

9559 Jefferson St

00 ***** By Appointment Only **** 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, 2 car garage 3249 sq. ft. This lovely single family home will be ready in late spring early summer of 2022. The main level of this home has a hardwood all over with a traditional living and dining room, a spacious great room. There is a gourmet kitchen with a large center island white cabinets, quartz counter tops with stainless steel Whirlpool appliances to add to the beauty of this home. There is a sizable walk-in pantry off the kitchen for those who love to stock up at the grocery store. There is a basement that has a finished rec room and full bath for that added getaway space. Oak stairs with decorative open rails lead to perhaps the best feature of this home which is the primary suite on the second floor. Imagine having (3) walking closets and a luxurious bath with a free standing tub as part of your private retreat – this amazing home has that! [Jefferson Square - $755,986]

Welcome Home! Walk into your freshly 2022 renovated home that shows like a model.

4609 Guinea Rd

This home includes an “Open Floor Plan Design” -- from the New Gourmet Kitchen -- with White Shaker Cabinets and Black Hardware Accents with all New Stainless Steel Whirlpool Appliances -- countertops are Imported Mikado Quartz in “Invisible White” with swirls of Grey. Your eyes are immediately drawn to the Large Kitchen Island in the center of the room -- made for cooking and entertaining. The design of the kitchen picks up a New York Retro Industrial vibe -- with Black Retro Hanging Pedants over the island -- flickering with emulated gas light bulbs, having you already planning your next party. Next step into your Large Over Sized Master Bedroom Suite that affords private setting area and Private Master Bath with Large Walk-In Closet for all your clothes! In 2022 the home was fitted with New LED Recessed Ceiling Lights; these fixtures were placed thru out--this emulates a more sleek and professional updated lightening finish. All the walls in the home were painted in hues of a Soft Grey paint, this was accentuated by the matching Soft Grey LTV Wood flooring treatment, that encompasses the whole home--for a truly modern design and finish. But STOP we are not Done! Additional 2022 renovations included updated Bathrooms, from new Designer Tile, Chrome Fixtures to Newly Installed Glass Shower Doors, Vanities, and Mirrors. Next installed in 2022 was a New Furnace, AC, Outside and Interior Doors, Paddle Ceiling Fans, and Doorknobs! The yard was professionally landscaped for your enjoyment and includes a deck and patio space for outside entertaining! 2019 upgrades include New Roof, Gutters, Concrete Driveway, Carport and Electrical Panel to complete the picture. Just over a mile from Twinbrook and Kings Park shopping centers. Within 3 to 5 miles and within five to ten minutes of the following: Old Town Fairfax, Mosaic District Shopping and Restaurants, Burke Shopping Centers, Dunn Loring Metro, Burke Center & Rolling Road VRE stations, I-495, I-66. Also, there is a shuttle bus to Pentagon close by for use. Hurry this will not last long on the Market! Some rooms are virtually staged for effect. [Springbrook Forest - $850,000]

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