by Nate Ward
on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 7:05am.
Community, community, community. That’s the name of the game in Warwick Village, a cohesive collection of over 600 townhomes built in the 1950s. Situated at the northern end of Alexandria, developers lucked out when the Warwick Estate (home of 19th-century philanthropist Frank Hume) went on the market, creating housing opportunities just a little closer to DC.
Warwick Village is loved for its neighborliness and is highly sought after for its immediate proximity to the very hip neighborhood of Del Ray. Residents can maintain that ‘nestled’ feeling while at home, and still be amidst the great dining and retail options of Arlandria, Potomac Yard, and Del Ray after a ten-minute walk.
Upon completion of development, Warwick Village’s array of identical townhomes featured brick construction and identical floorplans, including 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and a basement. Now, however, the interiors are as different as the exteriors are similar. For occupants and investors alike, one great draw of these homes is a total lack of load-bearing interior walls, allowing great creative freedom when renovating. Combined larger bedrooms upstairs and open floorplans downstairs are just a couple of the exciting design choices featured at Warwick Village.
Property values have increased steadily during this fledgling period of rebirth, but the increase may not remain so steady for long. Check out Warwick Village before it becomes the Petworth of Northern Virginia!