There’s a lot to love about Alexandria. If you’ve never taken a close look at this part of the country before (or if you’re really confused and asking yourself, “Why’s this guy trying to talk me into moving to Egypt?”), then it’s high time you acquainted yourself with some of the brightest, loveliest, most popular neighborhoods in this Virginia community, each of which has its own special appeal.
Looking for history? Move to Old Town. Old Town dates from 1749. Robert E. Lee spent his childhood here, and you’ll find historic sites, statues, tours, and recreations of old buildings everywhere you look. But you can also enjoy plenty of modern-day festivals, galleries, kids’ activities, and the neighborhood’s serene riverfront scenery.
Raising a family? You’ll love North Ridge-Rosemont. North Ridge-Rosemont is near Old Town, but it has its own distinct style and personality – a walkable, friendly neighborhood with a suburban vibe. This area may be pricey, but it’s also safer than 92 percent of Alexandria.
Got a tight budget? Land on Landmark-Van Dorn. If you need to keep a close eye on your home buying budget, skip North Ridge-Rosemont in favor of the Landmark-Van Dorn area. It’s still a great place for kids, with top-quality schools, and it’s convenient for commuters. But it’s also cheaper than most of Alexandria.
Want to shop till you drop? Try Potomac West/Del Ray. Whether you hear the locals call it Potomac West or Del Ray, you’ll call it a beautiful place to live. This area also boasts an astonishing range of stores, restaurants, farmer’s markets, festivals – all of it within easy walking distance.
I’ve just scratched the surface here, and I’ll be happy to talk with you about these and other wonderful Alexandria neighborhoods. Contact me today so we can find your ideal Alexandria home!