507 Wilkes St

Alexandria, VA 22314 View Map $950,000 Ask a Question

Aty Biswese

(202) 831-9131

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Interior Row/Townhouse
MLS #:VAAX2027486
Sq. Feet:1,368
Date Sold:2/2/2024
Lot Size:0.02 Acres
County:Alexandria City
Quintessential Old Town! This 1840's plaqued home blends the charm, antiquity and character with all the modern conveniences. This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath row home has amazing outdoor space including a patio perfect for dining alfresco and entertaining. Thoughtful modifications and attention to detail and functionality have transformed this home into the perfect city home or pied a terre. Gorgeous random width pine floors on the main and upper levels, exposed brick walls, floors and archway. Entertaining is seamless: light filled rooms, open floor plan with an intimate vibe and outdoor space! The main level has a formal living room, hall closet, powder room, den with wood burning fireplace, wet bar and french doors to Georgetown patio. There is a large closet for coats and house items, new half bath with lighted mirror, Kohler pedestal sink, vent fan and LED recessed lighting. The wet bar has new cabinets, quartz counter, sink & glass shelving. The den has built-ins, wood burning fireplace with brick surround and french doors to private brick patio with planting beds and alley access to Pitt Street. The upper level has a primary bedroom with vaulted ceilings and a ladder to open LOFT! Luxury full hall bath was gutted and has an oversized shower, glass enclosure. Kohler fixtures & skylight! Spacious guest bedroom with exposed brick wall overlooks the back gardens and patio with french doors which open for fresh air! The lower level has an additional entrance from Wilkes Street to the English basement with storm door and window- both SOUTH facing. The bright kitchen has white cabinetry, granite counters and new SS appliances. New stack front load W & D have been thoughtfully tucked away in the utility closet. Open kitchen area has room for high top or cafe table, niche under stairs is perfect for a coffee bar or writing desk & work space . Intimate dining room is framed by a brick arch, brick floor and a fireplace with brick surround and mantel. Recent improvements include: recessed LED lighting, sealed exposed brick walls and floors, gutted bathrooms, powder room and wet bar.
(opening walls & ceiling allowed spaces to be enlarged). Located blocks away from the Potomac River and Waterfront. Walk or ride thru the converted train tunnel to the river and Lee St park! Grocery, Firehook bakery and Balduccis are all with in blocks. Oh...and that also includes fine dining on the river, ice cream, coffe OR cocktails! Convenient to Pentagon City, Ronald Reagan Airport, and The National Harbor. Easy access to I-495, I-395, Rt. 1, Metro & Bikes paths.

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Community Information

Address:507 Wilkes St, Alexandria, VA 22314
County:Alexandria City
Subdivision:Old Town Alexandria
Zip Code:22314

School Information

Elementary School:LYLES-CROUCH


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1840
Construction: Combination, Brick, Wood Siding
Year Renovated: 2023
Roof: Asphalt
Foundation: Brick/Mortar
Basement Type: Front Entrance, English, Fully Finished, Walkout Level

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Attic, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Efficiency, Kitchen - Table Space, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Wainscotting, Wet/Dry Bar, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Appliances: Exhaust Fan, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer - Front Loading, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven - Single, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Water Heater, Microwave, Washer - Front Loading
Flooring: Hardwood, Tile/Brick
Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Kitchen, Family Room, Laundry, Loft, Bathroom 1, Half Bath
Fireplace: Brick, Mantel(s), Wood
Exterior Features: Exterior Lighting, Street Lights
Patio And Porch: Patio(s), Brick
Fencing: Rear, Fully, Masonry/Stone, Privacy
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Square Footage

Finished Sq. Ft.
Above Grade 912
Below Grade 456
Total 1368


Primary BedroomUpper 1 Level13x13Attic - Access Panel,Balcony Access,Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),Flooring - HardWood,Window Treatments
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level13x14Flooring - HardWood
Bathroom 1Upper 1 Level6x7Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Flooring - Tile/Brick,Skylight(s)
Living RoomMain Level12x13Crown Molding,Flooring - HardWood,Window Treatments
Family RoomMain Level12x14Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood,Built-Ins,Wet Bar,Chair Rail,Countertop(s) - Quartz
KitchenLower 1 Level11x12Basement - Finished,Countertop(s) - Granite,Flooring - Other,Formal Dining Room,Kitchen - Gas Cooking,Dining Area,Kitchen - Eat-in
Dining RoomLower 1 Level12x12Basement - Finished,Chair Rail,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - Other,Formal Dining Room,Window Treatments
LoftUpper 1 Level6x12Attic - Access Panel,Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),Flooring - HardWood
LaundryLower 1 Level
OtherLower 1 Level7x14Flooring - Other
Half BathMain LevelFlooring - Tile/Brick

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.02 Acres
Lot Description: Interior, Rear Yard
Location: Urban
View: City, Courtyard, Street
TV/Cable/Com: Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Roads: Black Top
Transportation: Bus Stop less than 1 mile, Metro/Subway Station less than 1 mile, Airport less than 10 miles, Commuter Rail Station less than 1 mile
Directions:King & Washington St: South on Washington Street, LEFT onto Wilkes St. ( at Firehook) cross over St Asaph. 507 is on the left.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $9,872.69 (paid Semi-Annually)
Tax Year: 2023
New Financing: Conventional
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $9,872.69 (Annually)
Acceptable Financing: Cash, Conventional, FHA, Negotiable



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