The three-bedroom house dates from 1770, with original heart pine floors and original decorative fireplaces only. Exposed brick adds character to the kitchen, and one bedroom has built-in bookcases. A courtyard provides a private place to enjoy the outdoors, but the house is also close to the waterfront and King Street.
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- Address: 319 Wolfe St, Alexandria, Virginia
- Price: $ 1,195,000
- Square feet: 1890
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2 bathrooms
- Built: 1770
- Features: What an incredible opportunity to own this incredible, historic (circa 1770) DETACHED house in the heart of the old town! Completely renovated in 2018, much of the historic charm and character has been preserved while adding the modern conveniences of today. Step through the custom wooden doors and discover something rarely found in the Old Town. . . a front yard. Prepare to be amazed as you walk into the home and see the original 14 wide plank heart pine floors. There are original (decorative) fireplaces in the living room and dining room. Exposed beams and brick walls are accented with walnut counters, a copper sink and custom cabinetry to create a kitchen any cook will appreciate! Or grill and have fun in the private backyard with slate deck. The house offers a versatile floor plan, allowing for the comfort of working from home. The front lounge / living room and the rear bedroom with built-in bookcases would make an excellent office space. Located just 3 blocks from the river and 3 blocks from King Street, so leave your car at home and stroll through the shops and restaurants. Come and enjoy the old town lifestyle! (There is a fairly documented history of this home, including photos and articles, which will be passed on to the new owner. Washington socialite Joan Haley secured one of the first FHA home improvement loans granted to a woman. , and she remodeled the house in the 1930s. The house was subsequently featured in the 1937 Alexandria Homes Tour.)