For more information on this property, contact Babs Beckwith at 7036275421 or [email protected]

418 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia VA 22314-3736
Price: $2,985,000
Listing ID VAAX2000064
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 4
Total Baths 5
Partial Baths 1
SqFt 4,702
Acres 0.060
Year Built 1852

Property Description:

This iconic celebrated townhouse, circa 1852, is a historic gem that exemplifies quality and elegance. Original floors, high ceiling, huge windows, four fireplaces, two staircases, 4/5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, family room, office and wet bar, all awash in natural light. You'll enter through the vestibule and handsome original front door, into the main long hallway. Large scale entertaining and family gatherings will be hosted in the spectacular living room with 11' 8" high ceilings, a wood burning fireplace, a Czechoslovakian crystal chandelier and built-in bookshelves on the south wall. Main hallway extends toward the dining room with another beautiful crystal chandelier, a gas fireplace with custom brass/glass screen and windows on both sides of the room. The side entrance to the house features statuary marble floors in the foyer which lead to a cozy office and half bath. The bright kitchen with hand painted tiles offers multiple windows, much storage and counter preparation, a large table space plus a door to the patio for al fresco dining. The staircase to the second floor is grand as is the divine master suite with a fireplace, original floors, custom millwork, tall windows and original wide doors. A separate dressing room offers multiple closets, tall shelves for hat boxes and other cabinets for folded items. Every inch of the gorgeous master bath is clad in marble, a custom cabinet for incidentals and a large marble shower with seamless glass door. Windows line the hallway leading from one room to another. The center room is a bedroom, library or TV room, offering a gas fireplace, windows on two sides, storage closet and great old floors. Another renovated bath adjoins the center room. A back bedroom with windows on 3 sides is sizeable with closets and open shelves. Two guest rooms and a full bath are found on the top floor, also with many windows. The reading nook on the top floor landing is a perfect place to finish that last chapter of your book. The expansive lower level is a wonderful casual area for family gathering or an ideal workspace featuring handsome moldings, full bath, and custom built-ins plus two desks. There is additional ample storage in the lower level including many closets and access to the pergola covered breezeway leading to the lovely patio. This distinguished residence in the southeast quadrant is within walking distance to everything Old Town has to offer.

Primary Features

County: Alexandria City
Half Baths: 1
Price/SqFt: 764.99
Property Sub Type: End of Row/Townhouse
Property Type: Residential
Subdivision: OLD TOWN
Year Built: 1852
Zoning: RM


Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
Above Grade Finished SqFt Source: Assessor
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Icemaker, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Washer
Basement: yes
Basement Type: English, Fully Finished, Interior Access, Rear Entrance, Windows
Bathrooms Count Lower Level 1: 1
Bathrooms Count Main Level: 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1: 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2: 1
Bathrooms Full Lower Level 1: 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1: 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2: 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level: 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1: 3
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 2: 2
Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
Below Grade Finished SqFt: 800
Below Grade Finished SqFt Source: Assessor
Below Grade Unfinished Area Units: Square Feet
Below Grade Unfinished SqFt Source: Assessor
Central Air: yes
Cooling Type: Central A/C, Zoned
Fireplace: yes
Fireplace Features: Gas/Propane, Mantel(s), Marble, Screen, Wood
Fireplaces Count: 4
Flooring Type: Carpet, Hardwood, Marble
Heating: yes
Heating Type: Radiator
Interior Features: Additional Stairway, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Carpet, Cedar Closet(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Double/Dual Staircase, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Table Space, Recessed Lighting, Wainscotting, Wet/Dry Bar, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
Laundry Type: Upper Floor
Levels Count: 4
Living Area SqFt Source: Assessor
Room List: Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Family Room, Breakfast Room, Office
Total Below Grade SqFt: 800
Total Below Grade SqFt Source: Assessor
Total SqFt: 4702
Total SqFt Source: Assessor
Wall & Ceiling Types: 9'+ Ceilings, High


Architectural Style: Traditional
Construction Materials: Masonry
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Door Features: Six Panel
Fencing: Rear
Garage: no
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Lot Features: Corner
Lot Size Source: Assessor
Lot Size Units: Square Feet
Lot SqFt: 2550
Main Entrance Orientation: North
Navigable Water: no
New Construction: no
Other Structures: Above Grade, Below Grade
Outdoor Living Structures: Patio(s)
Pool: No Pool
Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
Tidal Water: no
Type of Parking: On Street
Water Access: no
Water Oriented: no
Water Source: Public
Water View: no
Window Features: Double Hung, Wood Frame


Condo/Co-op Association: no
Country: US
HOA: no
In City Limits: yes
School District Source: Listing Agent
Senior Community: no
Transportation: Airport less than 10 miles
Waterfront: no


Accessibility Features: None
Historic: yes
Kick-Out Clause: no
Land Use Code: 022
Property Condition: Excellent
Story List: Lower 1, Main, Upper 1, Upper 2
Year Assessed: 2021
Year Built Source: Assessor


Automatically Update Tax Values: yes
Contingency Type: Home Inspection
Exclusions: Oil lantern in front hall, sconces in side entrance hall, gold silk master bedroom drapery, dining room drapery and 2 large urns by front door.
Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
Possession: Settlement
Riparian Rights: no
Sale Type: Standard
Tax Annual Amount: 21248
Tax Assessed Value: 1978583
Tax Data Updated: no
Tax Lot: 418
Tax Total Finished SqFt: 4702
Tax Year: 2021
Vacation Rental: no

Zoning Info

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Babs Beckwith

109 S. Pitt Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 7036275421

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