217 S Fairfax St, ALEXANDRIA

$4,950,000

6 Beds
6½ Baths
8,030 Sqft
.23 Acres
2 Garages

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
Community Information
Address217 S Fairfax St
SubdivisionOLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
CityALEXANDRIA
CountyALEXANDRIA CITY-VA
StateVA
Zip Code22314
Amenities
ParkingPrivate, Brick Driveway
# of Garages2
ViewCity
Amenities

Carpet, Stall Shower, Wood Floors, Master Bath(s), Butlers Pantry, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Air Filter System, Bar, Intercom, Sprinkler System, Water Treat System, Wet Bar/Bar, Shades/Blinds, Pantry, Walk-in Closet(s), Built-Ins, Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Double/Dual Staircase, Recessed Lighting, Wainscotting

Garages

Garage Door Opener, Built In, Inside Access, Oversized, Additional Storage Area, Garage - Rear Entry

Interior
HeatingForced Air
CoolingCentral A/C
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces6
FireplacesMantel(s), Gas/Propane, Insert
# of Stories3
Stories3+ Story
Has BasementYes
Appliances

Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven/Range-Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Extra Refrg/Frz, Freezer, Intercom, Oven-Double, Range hood, Six burner stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer-front loading, Dryer-front loading, Water Conditioner, Commercial Range, Dryer - Gas, Indoor Grill, Water Heater - High-Efficiency

Basement

Connecting Stairway, Fully Finished, Outside Entrance, Walkout Stairs, Full, Improved, Crawl Space, Combination, Side Entrance, Interior Access, Heated, Shelving, Windows

Exterior
ExteriorBrick and Siding, Wood
RoofArchitectural Shingle
FoundationSlab, Permanent
Exterior Features

Lawn Sprinkler, Picket Fence, Patio, Porch-enclosed

School Information
DistrictALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
ElementaryLYLES-CROUCH
MiddleGEORGE WASHINGTON
HighT.C. WILLIAMS
Additional Information
ZoningRM
Listing Details
OfficeMcEnearney Associates, Inc.
Property History
Price Reduced from $5,200,000 to $4,950,000
Price Reduced from $5,499,000 to $5,200,000
Price Reduced from $5,700,000 to $5,499,000
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Listing information last updated on March 30th, 2020 at 7:45am CDT.