Welcome to 1228 Prince Street, your dream home in Old Town Alexandria!
Just minutes from Washington, DC, this delightful home is superbly located in the
heart of Old Town, a short walk to the King Street metro, steps from Whole Foods,
restaurants, shops, spas, a short walk to the Potomac River waterfront and biking trails,
12-minutes from DCA airport, and quick access to the 95/495 and local bridges.
Zoned for limited commercial use, this quaint 3 to 4-bedroom townhome with 2.5
baths exudes timeless elegance, a quintessential piece of Alexandria ‘s rich history
updated in a way that preserves its heritage. You ‘ll be captivated by the picturesque
facade adorned with black wooden shutters and inviting flower boxes bursting with
vibrantly colored blooms. Upon approaching the side entrance, you’ll pass under a white
wooden arch gracefully framed with climbing white roses and purple clematis. This
delightful feature adds an architectural focal point while providing a warm and inviting
welcome to all who enter. As you walk through the pergola, you’ll be enveloped by the
scents of flora filtered by sunlight, making you feel as if you’re about to enter a secret
Stepping inside, you will be greeted with the perfect blend of historic charm and
intimate modern comfort. The home retains its classic character, featuring hardwood
floors, and an original 200-year-old hardwood handrailing, and 4 mantled fireplaces.
You’ll find contemporary amenities including gourmet kitchen appliances and built-in
shelves to ensure a comfortable Old Town lifestyle with ample storage. The home has
three staircases, one leading from the first floor to the second, another from the second
floor upward to an attic bedroom/office and the third from the first floor downward to a
finished office/bonus space with laundry and utility areas and built-in shelves.
The intimate family room leads to a protected brick terrace overlooking a private
fenced-in garden full of flowering perennials, a serene and tranquil escape from the
hustle of the outside world. Relax and unwind in your private oasis as you watch the
birds and enjoy a view of the canopy of mature wisteria embracing the large wooden
pergola shading the garden or enjoy the built-in stone grill and outdoor seating for al
fresco dining. This captivating outdoor retreat beckons you to relax and unwind
surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. The garden gate opens to a private
parking space outfitted with an electric vehicle (EV) hookup and a storage shed for
bikes and gardening supplies.
As you enter the guest bath on the second floor, you’ll find a charming antique
clawfoot tub adds a touch of nostalgia to the home. In the master bedroom, you’ll
discover the modern indulgence of a soaking tub where you can end your day enjoying
a relaxing bath with the French doors open to a private treetop terrace where you can
bask in the sun, savor a good book, or simply relish a different perspective of the
historic neighborhood.
Don’t miss the chance to create lasting memories in this piece of living history, a
sanctuary of comfort, and an embodiment of the Old Town’s timeless allure.

Listing Agent:Lisa A Behr

Offered By:Coldwell Banker Premier

Date Added: 9/23/23 at 5:00 am
Last Update: 9/26/23 at 2:59 pm


  • GeneralOther, Floor Plan - Open
  • RoomsLiving Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Kitchen, Family Room, Den, Bedroom 1, Full Bath
  • AppliancesBuilt- In Microwave, Built- In Range, Central Vacuum, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Electric, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Oven/ Range - Gas, Range Hood, Stainless Steel Appliances
  • LaundryHas Laundry
  • A/CCentral A/ C
  • HeatingY, Forced Air, Natural Gas
  • Disability FeatureNone
  • BasementConnecting Stairway
  • FireplaceWood, Gas/ Propane, Fireplace, Fireplaces: 4
  • FlooringHardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile
  • Half Baths1


  • GeneralAbove Grade, Below Grade
  • StyleColonial
  • ParkingPrivate


  • GeneralFrame, 2, Concrete Perimeter
  • WindowsBay/ Bow


  • HOAYes
  • HOA AmenitiesCommon Area Maintenance, Management, Reserve Funds, Road Maintenance, Snow Removal, Trash, $269 Monthly
  • Originating MLSBRIGHT_ MAIN


  • ZoningCL, 10650000
  • ViewGarden/ Lawn
  • Current Use22


  • WaterPublic
  • SewerPublic Sewer




  • DistrictAlexandria City Public Schools

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