Alexandria VA Real Estate & Information

Alexandria VA Real Estate & Information

Alexandria, Virginia is located just six miles south of Washington, D.C.  Founded in 1749 by Scottish merchants, today the city boasts a population of 128,283.  Once home to George Washington and Robert E. Lee., Alexandria benefits both from a rich history and its close proximity to our nation’s capital.  Because of its unbeatable combination of comfort, charm, cultural diversity and vibrant local economy, Alexandria real estate is in high demand.

Shopping and Dining
Alexandria is known throughout the Washington Metropolitan Region as a hot spot for unique boutiques and award-winning restaurants.  The shopping experience here ranges from luxurious to funky.  In particular, Old Town, the oldest portion of the city, is revered for its many art galleries, boutiques and specialty shops, all enveloped by a charming historic setting.  From the contemporary French cuisine of Bastille, to the classic, all-American vibe of Chadwicks, there is something for every budget and appetite in Alexandria.

Parks and Recreation
With 956 acres of parks, 130 flowerbeds and horticultural sites, 43 multi-use athletic fields, 20 miles of trails, 6 outdoor pools, and 17 dog parks, there is no limit to the ways in which you can enjoy the outdoors in Alexandria.  From civil war reenactments, colonial tours, the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, to The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, there are countless activities and attractions for the history buff in Alexandria as well.  If you’re looking for arts and culture, check out the annual Alexandria Film Festival, where emerging and established filmmakers present their work.  Alexandria also hosts a number of seasonal concerts and art exhibits.

Living
Recently, Alexandria was honored for completing a GHG Emissions Inventory and setting sustainability improvement goals, making Alexandria an increasingly green city.  Home to the headquarters of numerous trade associations, charities, and non-profit organizations, Alexandria has a strong and diverse economy. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce provides vital services to its members and helps to maintain the distinct balance of high quality of life and economic viability that makes Alexandria so special.  With tax rates among the lowest in Northern Virginia, a continually low crime rate, quality commercial development, and a thriving tourism industry, the decision to relocate to Alexandria is not a hard one to make.

Schools, Health, Transportation
The city is served by Alexandria City Public Schools, which has been nationally recognized for its commitment to quality education at all levels.  A recent survey shows that Alexandria’s quality schools have consistently been a factor in people’s decisions to move to Alexandria.  Providing state-of-the-art care for more than 1 million people each year, Inova Health System, Northern Virginia's leading not-for-profit healthcare provider is located right here in Alexandria.  Getting around Alexandria and surrounding areas is made easy by the Alexandria Transit Company's DASH system, which provides unparalleled bus service within the City of Alexandria, and connects to all local bus systems, the Virginia Railway Express, Alexandria Metrorail stations and the Pentagon Metrorail station.

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Reality Realty Professionals, LLC,
Sam Cachola Broker/Owner
44 Mine Rd Suite 2-169
Stafford VA 22554
Cell: 703.785.1158
Office: 540.628.0028
Fax: 703.842.8005