5818 Dawes Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311

$727,000
5
BD
3
BA
1,502
SqFt
Sold Price
$727,000
List Price
$715,000
Closing Date
Dec 22, 2020
Days on Market
8
Status
CLOSED
MLS#
VAFX1166178
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Full Baths
3
Living Area
1,502
Lot Size (Acres)
0.5
Style
Split Level
Year Built
1961
County
Fairfax
School District
Fairfax County Public Schools

Property Description

Looking for that perfect spacious home, fenced-in backyard, quaint neighborhood, in a quiet park-like community all minutes away from urban conveniences? Look no further! Welcome to Dowden Terrace in West Alexandria. Classic mid-century split level home, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, hardwood floors throughout, open-concept kitchen, fully finished basement with walk-up access, main level en-suite bedroom/full bathroom, screened-in porch, fully fenced backyard complete with a little fish pond and fountain, a very large shed wired for electricity, 2-car garage and oversized driveway, all on .5 acre lot. But wait - there's more about this home to love! Semi open-concept kitchen has updated appliances (2017) and gas cooking! Kitchen also has ample cabinet and closet storage, pristine Corian counters, and 2 separate prep islands making this kitchen a chef’s dream and a crafter’s delight. Main level laundry is also very convenient! This classic home comes with 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the upper level, and a main level bedroom is perfect as an in-law suite or age-in-place suite, featuring 3 large closets and en-suite bathroom with large shower stall. Spacious living room off the foyer entry offers an extra large wood-burning fireplace making this room the heart of the home. Both the living room and separate dining room boast large windows to allow you to enjoy the views of the mature trees in the park-like property setting. Basement has high ceilings, porcelain tile flooring, and outside access, making this a great space for multiple uses. Utility room with freshly painted floor and walls houses gas heat HVAC (2010) with Airscrubber UV purifier (2016) and Aprilaire Humidifier (2010), and water heater. Combination screened-in porch and large deck off of the kitchen and family room areas allows for easy entertaining for large or small groups. Gaze out onto the landscaped fenced backyard complete with a small fish pond with fountain, on a total .5 acre lot. This quiet neighborhood nestled between Alexandria, Arlington and Falls Church is a commuter's dream with WMATA and DASH bus stops on Seminary Rd., I-395 1.0 mile away; less than 10 miles to Old Town Alexandria waterfront, Amazon HQ2 in National Landing/Crystal City/Reagan National Airport, the heart of DC, and National Harbor; less than 12 miles to Tysons Corner; approx. 15 miles to Fort Belvoir; approx. 25 miles to Dulles International Airport. Close to several FFX CO schools, NOVA-Alexandria campus, restaurants, grocery, shopping, INOVA-Alexandria medical hospital, major employment hubs, and several parks and recreation areas including Dora Kelly Nature Trail and Holmes Run Park. Dowden Terrace membership pool is within the neighborhood. No HOA. Property is “As-Is” and meticulously cared for. Professional photos and floor plan to be added soon. MLS disclosures, showing instructions, marketing brochure, upgrade and feature list, a link to the virtual open house tour, and offer instructions all on the MLS listing or contact the listing agent for pdf forms. Due to COVID-19 there will not be any in-person open houses scheduled. All showings by appointment only. Listing agent lives in the neighborhood. Contact the listing agent for a personal tour or check out the virtual tour or 3D tour links for previews. Offer deadline 12:00 pm, Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Don't wait - make this your home now, just in time for the New Year!

Additional Information

Subdivision
Sylvan Hills
Taxes
$7026
Interior Features
Attic, Attic/House Fan, Built-Ins, Carpet, Ceiling Fan(s), Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Entry Level Bedroom, Family Room Off Kitchen, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Island, Kitchen - Galley, Kitchen - Eat-In, Recessed Lighting, Skylight(s), Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Upgraded Countertops, Window Treatments, Wood Floors
School District
Fairfax County Public Schools
Elementary School
Glen Forest
Middle School
Glasgow
High School
Justice
Fireplaces
1
Fireplace Description
Brick, Wood
Flooring
Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Vinyl
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
2
Exterior Features
Secure Storage, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls, Street Lights, Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Water Fountains, BBQ Grill
View
Pond, Garden/Lawn, Trees/Woods
Heating
Central
Heating Fuel
Natural Gas
Cooling
Central A/C
Roof
Shingle
Water
Public
Sewer
Public Sewer
Room Level
Dining Room: Main, Kitchen: Main, Living Room: Main, Family Room: Main, Laundry: Main, Bedroom 5: Main, Full Bath: Main, Basement: Lower 1, Utility Room: Lower 1

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