203 Laverne Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305

$760,000
2
BD
2
BA
1,336
SqFt
List Price
$760,000
Price Change
▼ $38,000 1593464379
Days On Market
14
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
VAAX247444
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Full Baths
1
Half Baths
1
Living Area
1,336
Lot Size (Acres)
0.19
Style
Cape Cod
Year Built
1925
County
Alexandria City
School District
Alexandria City Public Schools

Property Description

Quintessential Del Ray Cape Cod on a double lot designed for a duplex unit. There is an area ideal to cut the curb for a driveway. Large lovely grass lawn perfect for outdoor fun and games. Enjoy the serenity garden and a spectacular array of perennials and a vast array of native plants all season long. Hummingbirds, bumble bees and all of nature abound in the lovely yard unmatched by any other. The South West facing deck provide a comfortable place to sit and take it all in. It is shady and cool in the summer and sun drenched in the winter. The expansive, fully fenced rear yard backs to a peaceful park. This double lot is deep and is very suitable for new construction of a substantially larger home. Enter through the screened front porch also surrounded by gardens. This offers plenty of space for outdoor seating and dining.The entrance foyer has a coat closet. Opens to living room, hall to a half bathroom, large kitchen, and stairs to the upper level. (Stain glass window near stairwell does not convey). The main level features primarily hardwood floors, tall ceilings and exposed wood work accentuating character and appeal found in this 1925 Del Ray Bungalow. The house had major updates in 1975. There are many recent updates and improvements. The roof was replaced last Spring. The chimney has a new liner, caps and exterior brick work. The large sized gutters are relatively new. The attic was just completely refurbished with new insulation and sealed all around. 2 -Year old boiler keeps this house oh so warm with a radiator heat system. For extra storage, shelves are built over the radiators. All radiator valves have been replaced and have new plumbing. Recently replaced Samsung washer and dryer on pedestal storage drawers along with a new dryer vent system. The hot water heater is new. 3 Year-old Daikin air conditioning system with large outdoor condenser and 3 independently controlled wall units keeps this house cool. Also, new double pane casement windows upstairs bedrooms while retaining the antique windows as well keeping the historical features alive. There is a spacious kitchen with table space, wood cabinets, gas cooking and ceiling fan. Formal dining room has a wall unit for air conditioning. The antique windows and exposed wood work have been retained for character. The office off of kitchen has baseboard heating and lovely views of the gardens via a storm door and windows all across the room. Upstairs, each bedroom has large walk in closet plus deep, under dormer storage closets and its own independently controlled air conditioning wall unit. There is a full bath and laundry room as well. There is a 325 foot storage cellar accessed from the rear of the house. There are many updates to this lovely property. This house is offered for sale in as-is condition.

Additional Information

Subdivision
Del Ray
Taxes
$7630
Interior Features
Attic, Breakfast Area, Ceiling Fan(s), Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Tub Shower, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
School District
Alexandria City Public Schools
Elementary School
Cora Kelly Magnet
Middle School
George Washington
High School
T.C. Williams
Flooring
Hardwood
Exterior Features
Street Lights
View
Garden/Lawn
Heating
Radiator
Heating Fuel
Oil
Cooling
Wall Unit
Roof
Asphalt
Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer
Room Level
Bedroom 1: Upper 1, Bedroom 2: Upper 1, Living Room: Main, Full Bath: Upper 1, Foyer: Main, Dining Room: Main, Kitchen: Main, Office: Main, Half Bath: Main

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