Old Town Alexandria Virginia Homes for Sale and Old Town Alexandria Real Estate ListingsOld Town Alexandria Virginia Homes for Sale and Old Town Alexandria Real Estate Listings

Here you will find all Old Town Alexandria VA homes and real estate listings for sale and currently active. 

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More Information About Old Town Alexandria Virginia

Old Town is an area of the city of Alexandria in northern Virginia located on the shores of the Potomac River across from Washington D.C. This portion of Alexandria is sometimes referred to as the downtown area of Alexandria and is comprised of several smaller individual neighborhoods. The official boundaries of Old Town include the Metro Train tracks, Slater's Lane, the Potomac Riverfront, and I-495. This area of Alexandria has long been a favorite by locals and visitors alike for its ideal movie-like settings and walkable convenience. 

Things to Do in Old Town Alexandria

There is so much to do in these beautiful part of Alexandria that residents seldom need to leave but may have to tear themselves away to get to work in neighboring areas. 

The most popular activity in old town is to simply just walk through the brick-paved sidewalks amongst the 18th century architecture and enjoy the many local shops, restaurants, cafes, etc. 

Walking Tours

With all of the great historic architecture comes some great history. There are many opportunities to take a guided tour around the Old Town area of Alexandria and learn some of America's very earliest history. 


The waterfront, or riverfront along the Potomac is a well-loved spot in Old Town and has been newly renovated. Those who love to jog enjoy accessing the Mount Vernon Trail from Union Street and take a jog along the shoreline. There are several great restaurants on and near the waterfront. Hummingbird is very popular place to enjoy a meal by recognized James Beard-nominee chef Cathal Armstrong. Or you can get on a boat and enjoy the water via a water taxi or actual boat tour. 

This is also the spot to shop the Old Town Farmer's Market, the oldest farmer's market in the country. This market has been running every Saturday morning all year long for over 260 years. George Washington used to send produce from the famous Mount Vernon estate where he lived to be sold at this market. 

King Street Mile

Considered the heart of Old Town and accessible by both water taxi, metro, or bus this very walkable part of old town features hundreds of boutique shops, some art museums, and countless restaurants. 

Torpedo Factory Art Center

One of the largest working art centers in the country come and gaze a works of beauty or watch an artist in action as they create something wonderful and unique. It is the best place to see, experience, and appreciate art. 

Founders Park 

Located right on the River at Oronoco and Union Streets. This park allows for some green natural space to relax, walk the dog, play volleyball, or enjoy a picnic in the large green space overlooking the river. 

Homes in Old Town Alexandria

There is a good mix of home types and styles in the neighborhoods that make up the Old Town area of Alexandria. There are many fascinating historic single-family homes built in the 1700s and 1800s. south of King Street and is known as one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in America. There is a mix of high-rise condo communities and townhomes to the south near I-395 and near the King Street Metro station. Homes in Old Town Alexandria range in price from 

Commuting From Old Town Alexandria

The King Street Metro Station is within walking distance from homes in Old Town Alexandria on the western edge of Old Town.  For those that prefer to commute by car the Old Town area gives quick and easy access to the Beltway and the George Washington Parkway. 

The King Street Trolley is a fun way to get from the King Street Station to the Alexandria Waterfront with less walking. Alexandria also offers commuters DASH bus services. 


The public schools serving young residents living in the Old Town neighborhoods of Alexandria are all part of the Alexandria City Public School District. Some of the specific schools in the district zoned for Old Town Alexandria include Jefferson-Houtson Elementary School, Jefferson-Houston Middle School, and T.C. Williams High School. 

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