518 N Columbus St, ALEXANDRIA


3 Beds
2 Baths
1,608 Sqft
.04 Acre
0 Parking

Historic Alexandria Property with private garden and separate Carriage House at an affordable price in the heart of Old Town. Perfectly situated between 2 metro stations (blue line and yellow line) and convenient to Old Town Waterfront, Trader Joes, 532 Yoga, new shops and restaurants of Montgomery Street, and the bike trails to DC and Mt Vernon!

The tax record does not reflect the carriage house rooms and square footage which is an additional bedroom and full bathroom! (141 square feet) The carriage house has brand new waterproof vinyl flooring, built in JBL speakers, CAT6 wiring for internet/data, a full bathroom, recessed lighting, and a custom closet with Elfa storage. The Carriage house has Anderson glass doors that open to the patio, and a rear storm door that exits to the pedestrian alley. The carriage house is the perfect home office, guest suite, gym, yoga studio, or potential rental long or short term!

SOLD AS-IS. This wonderful 3 level brick Colonial built in 1920 allows for delightful INDOOR and OUTDOOR entertaining in a fantastic location. The entry features a formal double parlor with 2 wood-burning fireplaces with mantels, original hardwood floors, and architectural details such as transoms and crown molding. The stairs lead to 2 upper level bedrooms that share a full bath at the foot of the stairs. The finished lower level is accessed from both the inside and outside (separate front entrance) and offers a third bedroom, full bathroom, laundry room and study/den as well as storage.

The gorgeous grounds include an "English" walled courtyard and gardens with a brick walkway leading to a free standing carriage house that has potential for home office/studio or guest cottage use. The rear carriage house has running water and a full bathroom. The plumbing in the rear carriage house did not go through the city permit process. Purchaser should contact the zoning office of the City of Alexandria for information about permitted uses.

Updates include 1 YEAR NEW HVAC - Indoor and outdoor units replaced with high efficiency LENNOX unit. New Full Sized Washer and Dryer. 2 Sump Pumps with recent pump replacements.

Walk to King Street and the shops and restaurants of Old Town! Walk to the Chewish Deli and Trader Joes....enjoy a coffee, sushi, or dessert all within a few blocks. Metro is close by and Whole Foods and the new Wegmans are also nearby. Enjoy the Old Town lifestyle!

Investor/Developer Opportunity. Home mostly in good condition with some roof and siding repairs needed - new price reflects needed repairs.

Essential Information
MLS® #VAAX2014226
Full Baths2
Square Footage1,608
Year Built1920
Community Information
Address518 N Columbus St
Zip Code22314

Built-Ins, CeilngFan(s), Crown Molding, Wood Floors

Interior FeaturesFloor Plan-Traditional
HeatingForced Air
CoolingCeiling Fan(s), Central A/C
# of Fireplaces1
FireplacesMantel(s), Wood
# of Stories3
Has BasementYes

Dryer, Washer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Stove

ExteriorBrick and Siding
Exterior Features

Extensive Hardscape, Outbuilding Apartment, Patio, Deck(s), Fenced-Fully

Lot Description

Interior, Landscaping, Rear Yard


Double Hung, Wood Frame, Transom

School Information
Additional Information
Condo Fees$0
HOA Fees$0
Listing Details
OfficeKW Metro Center

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Listing information last updated on June 29th, 2022 at 9:03am EDT.