Welcome to Old Town
Historic 18th century architecture and cobblestone streets line Old Town Alexandria which originated as a port town for tobacco warehouses in the early 1700’s and grew into a thriving city, overflowing with history, charm, character, and style! Walk down King Street, a mile long vibrant main street running from the river to the metro station, and take in everything the city has to offer, including small independent shops, restaurants, bars, local arts, and beautiful homes. Vibrant and bustling park spaces are dotted around town connected by walking paths and brick sidewalks.
Do not miss the Saturday morning Old Town Farmers’ Market which has been ongoing for more than 260 years and is one of the longest running farmers’ markets in the United States. Locals flock to its weekly concentration of vendors selling unique and interesting products, fruits and vegetables, meats, baked goods, jewelry, housewares, and more. During the peak season there are more than 70 vendors.
The majority of residences inside the city limits are townhomes, with some single family and condominiums sprinkled in. There is a mix of federal style row houses along cobble stone streets and clapboard Colonial-style homes that have endured the test of time. Some of the most historically significant properties in Old Town display plaques and designations honoring the nostalgia of the port city.
The average Sale Price in 2021 for single family houses and townhomes in Old Town (22314) was $1,076,710. The city also includes a significant number of condominium buildings, which offer more affordable housing options. The northern Virginia location is ideal for commuters traveling to Washington DC, just 20 minutes by car to downtown.
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