217 S Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

$5,200,000
6
BD
7
BA
6,184
SqFt
List Price
$5,200,000
Price Change
▼ $299,000 1567795739
Days On Market
201
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
VAAX233488
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
7
Full Baths
6
Half Baths
1
Living Area
6,184
Lot Size (Acres)
0.23
Style
Colonial
Year Built
1770
County
Alexandria City
School District
Alexandria City Public Schools

Property Description

Welcome to 217 South Fairfax, one of Old Town's most outstanding and desirable properties. The Sanford Dempsey House is an in-town historic estate that offers modern luxury and enduring craftsmanship. Built Circa 1780, the home has been masterfully expanded and updated to modern luxury standards. With over 9,000 sf of luxe living space, the home has 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1/2 bathrooms, and impressive rooms for entertaining and comfortable living. A double garage and expansive driveway offer private off-street parking for 5 cars - right in the heart of Old Town's historic district. The property boasts a subterranean theater/media room, large chefs kitchen and catering pantries, a guest suite with its own kitchen, bath and living rooms, and an historic smoke house recently converted into a SMART office. Extensive handcrafted moldings, original wide-plank hardwood flooring, and six fireplaces with hand-carved limestone mantles set this home apart. The property has been upgraded to modern technical standards with cat 5/cat 6 cabling, cameras and Mobotix panels throughout the house for one-touch controls for Savant and smart home automation. Located only 2 blocks from King Street and the waterfront, the house sits in a prime location and on a spacious double lot. The quarter acre lot is graced by lush lawns and manicured specimen gardens, including a trellised wisteria which surrounds a lovely outdoor patio. 217 South Fairfax -- Old Town's finest address.

Additional Information

Subdivision
Old Town Alexandria
Taxes
$53296
Stories
3
Interior Features
2nd Kitchen, Air Filter System, Bar, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Intercom, Kitchen - Gourmet, Kitchen - Island, Kitchenette, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Water Treat System, Wet/Dry Bar, Window Treatments, Wood Floors, Other
School District
Alexandria City Public Schools
Elementary School
Lyles-Crouch
Middle School
George Washington
High School
T.C. Williams
Fireplaces
6
Fireplace Description
Mantel(s), Insert, Gas/Propane
Flooring
Hardwood, Heated, Carpet, Marble, Stone, Wood
Garage
Yes
Exterior Features
Lawn Sprinkler
View
City
Heating
Forced Air
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Cooling
Central A/C
Roof
Architectural Shingle
Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer

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