Where We Live: Old Town West, Alexandria

by Lizzy Conroy
March 11, 2020
Old Town, Alexandria is one of Northern Virginia’s most popular destinations and just minutes to Amazon’s new HQ2 in National Landing. This neighborhood has a charm like no other. The cobblestone side streets and bright colored row homes are unmistakable. Situated along the Potomac River, the setting is one of the most notable in the Washington DC region. With locally owned cafés, restaurants and boutiques along the waterfront, King Street and  there is no shortage of activities. Transportation options include, Metro, bus, bike trails and the water taxi to National Harbor, the Wharf or Georgetown.
This neighborhood is also nearby to local favorites like Blue & White Carry Out featuring Southern comfort food, Mason Social offering mouth-watering brunch items, and Bastille Brasserie & Bar serving savory French cuisine. Get fit at the nearby Zweet Sport Hot Yoga & Total Fitness or 532 Yoga. Or, stock up on groceries at Trader Joes just blocks away. There’s even a USPS a block away. Everything is at your fingertips here!
If you are looking for an easy commute or to get away for a few hours, the Braddock Road metro stop is only 3 blocks away. This metro station runs through the blue and yellow lines, and with modern updates you can easily connect to your destination. For more information about this metro station, go to https://www.wmata.com/rider-guide/stations/braddock-road.cfm.
In 2019, over a hundred homes sold in Old Town West. Old Town Alexandria is a HOT neighborhood and has been for many years. The HBC Group currently has Under Contract in just 3 days, 1014 Wythe St. This updated, end-unit townhome barely had time to blink before getting snatched up! For more information, see link: https://matrix.brightmls.com/Matrix/Public/Portal.aspx?ID=11367787952
Karen Briscoe, Lizzy Conroy, Jenny McClintock and the team of agents at HBC Group at Keller Williams would be delighted to assist with your real estate needs, whether selling or buying a home. The group of active and experienced Realtors® in the Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland and Washington, DC marketplace consider it their mission to improve and impact lives. Please contact via the means most convenient for you: www.HBCGroupKW.com, 703-734-0192, Homes@HBCGroupKW.com 
Lizzy is a partner at Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Realty Group. Lizzy graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Economics and has served in a number of professional capacities in the Washington, DC area – first with the international trade group of Hogan & Hartson LLP, then as a marketing manager with MicroStrategy of McLean, VA. She also held business development positions with Kalmia Construction, a Maryland-based commercial construction company, and Newmark LLC, a New York City-based commercial real estate firm

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