217 Fairfax St

Alexandria, VA 22314 View Map $5,499,000 Schedule a Showing
Beds6
Baths6Full11/2
Sq.Ft.8,030
Year1770

Norma Skeete

(703) 920-0003
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Status: Active
Listing Office:Mcenearney Associates, Inc.
Property Type:Detached
MLS ® #:VAAX233488
Sq. Feet:8,030
On Site:145 Days
Lot Size:0.23 Acres
County:Alexandria City
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.

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Date Old Price New Price Percent Change
5/21/2019$5,700,000$5,499,000-3.5%

Community Information

Address:217 Fairfax St Alexandria, VA 22314
Zip Code:22314

School Information

High School:T.C. WILLIAMS
Middle School:GEORGE WASHINGTON
Elementary School:LYLES-CROUCH

Architecture

Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1770
Stories:3+
Style:Colonial
Construction: Brick, Wood Siding
Year Renovated: 1993
Roof: Architectural Shingle
Foundation: Permanent, Slab
Basement Type: Connecting Stairway, Fully Finished, Improved, Heated, Outside Entrance, Shelving, Side Entrance, Windows, Walkout Stairs, Interior Access, Full, Combination

Features / Amenities

Total Sq. Ft.:8030
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
Appliances: Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer - Front Loading, Dryer - Gas, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Freezer, Icemaker, Indoor Grill, Intercom, Microwave, Oven - Double, Oven/Range - Gas, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Six Burner Stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Washer - Front Loading, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Water Conditioner - Owned, Water Heater - High-Efficiency
Flooring: Hardwood, Heated, Carpet, Marble, Stone, Wood
Entry Level:
Exterior Features: Lawn Sprinkler
Patio And Porch: Patio(s), Enclosed
Fencing: Picket
Security System: Intercom, Exterior Cameras, Electric Alarm, Main Entrance Lock
Sub Structure Types: Above Grade, Below Grade
Garage: Garage Door Opener, Garage - Rear Entry, Built In, Additional Storage Area, Inside Access, Oversized
Garage Spaces: 2
Cooling: Central A/C
Cooling Fuel: Electric
Heating: Forced Air
Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
Hot Water: Natural Gas

Rooms

LevelSizeDescription
Master BedroomUpper 1 Level
Utility RoomLower 1 Level
Media RoomLower 1 Level
Exercise RoomLower 1 Level
Hobby RoomLower 1 Level
Full BathLower 1 Level
KitchenLower 1 Level
LaundryLower 1 Level
Storage RoomLower 1 Level
Utility RoomLower 1 Level
Breakfast RoomMain Level
Family RoomMain Level
FoyerMain Level
KitchenMain Level
LibraryMain Level
OfficeMain Level
Living RoomMain Level
Mud RoomMain Level
Dining RoomMain Level
Bathroom 2Upper 1 Level
Bedroom 2Upper 1 Level
Bedroom 3Upper 1 Level
Master BathroomUpper 1 Level
Bathroom 3Upper 1 Level
OtherUpper 1 LevelWalk-In Closet(s),Master Bedroom - Sitting Area,Master Bedroom - Dressing Area
In-Law/auPair/SuiteUpper 1 Level

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.23 Acres
Location: Urban
Soil Types: Clay
Parking: Brick Driveway, Private
Electric Service: 200+ Amp Service
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Roads: Black Top
Zoning:RM
Directions:From Washington and Duke Streets: East on Duke Street to left on South Fairfax Street. 217 is on left.

Tax and Financial Info

Total Taxes: $53,296 (paid Annually)
Tax Year: 2019
Ownership Type: Fee Simple
Homeowners' Assoc.: No
City Tax Rate: $53,296.00 (Annually)

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