Residential For Sale

8,030 Acre - 217 FAIRFAX STREET, ALEXANDRIA, Virginia 22314

Property Description

Welcome to 217 South Fairfax, one of Old Town’s most outstanding and desirable properties. The Sanford Dempsey House is an in-town historic estate that offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 9,000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1/2 bathrooms, and impressive rooms for entertaining and comfortable living. A double garage and expansive driveway offer private off-street parking for 5 cars – right in the heart of Old Town’s historic district. The property boasts a subterranean theater/media room, large chefs kitchen and 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 handcrafted 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 and manicured specimen gardens, including a trellised wisteria which surrounds a lovely outdoor patio. 217 South Fairfax — Old Town’s finest address.

Basic Details
Property Title : Residential For Sale
Property Type : Residential
Listing Type : For Sale
Listing ID : VAAX233488
Price : $5,200,000
Bedrooms : 6
Bathrooms : 6
Half Bathrooms : 1
Sqft : 8,030 Acre
Year Built : 1770
Lot Area : 0.23 Acre
Subdivision Name : OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
Fence : Picket
Fireplace : Gas/propane, Mantel(s), Insert
Roof Deck : Architectural Shingle
Parking : Private, Brick Driveway
Attached Garage YN : N
Open Parking Spaces Count : 3
Architectural Style : Colonial
Address Map
Street : FAIRFAX
Street Number : 217
Street Suffix : STREET
Floor Number : 1
Longitude : W78° 57' 24.3''
Latitude : N38° 48' 9.5''
Street Dir Prefix : S
MLS Addon
Agent Name : MaryEllen Rotondo
Original MLS Name : Bright
Sub System Locale : BRIGHT_MAIN
Total Taxes Pymnt Freq : Annually
Vacation Rental YN : N
Major Change Type : Other
HOA Fee Freq : Annually
List Agent Email :
List Office Key : 121134627092
Elementary School : LYLES-CROUCH
High School : T.C. WILLIAMS
Middle Or Junior School : GEORGE WASHINGTON
Above Grade Fin SQFT : 6,184 Acre
Levels/Stories : 3
Property Condition : Shows Well, Renov/remod
Structure Type : Detached
Total SQFT : 8,030 Acre
Short Sale : No
Sale Type : Standard
Tax Annual Amount : $53,296
Tax Year : 2019
Zoning : RM
Sewer Septic : Public Sewer
Water Source : Public
Residential For Sale
  • Listing ID : VAAX233488
  • Bedrooms : 6
  • Bathrooms : 6
  • Sqft : 8,030 Acre
  • Visits : 12 in 298 days
  • McEnearney Associates, Inc.
Contact Agent
Courtesy Of: MaryEllen Rotondo

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