Gracious and elegant Victorian home in the beautifully restored and historic Swann-Daingerfield building in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. This exclusive and beautifully restored building contains just 12 units, each with its own private entrance. At just a block to Washington Street and King Street, this is the best building and location in all of Old Town! It is just a short stroll to the restaurants, unique shops, and farmers market on King Street, as well as the Potomac River, which is just 7 blocks away. It is a comfortable 14-minute walk to the King Street metro station and a seven minute drive to Washington, DC. Once inside, this two bedroom, one and one/half bath condo features soaring 11~ 6~ high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace, an elevator, a bright and spacious eat-in kitchen with Corian counters, and separate dining space which leads to the private balcony overlooking tranquil gardens & courtyard. Other amenities include convenient assigned parking (#10) and an extra-large secure storage unit in the basement next door. Additionally, pets are allowed!706 Prince Street - The History of Swann-Daingerfield HouseThe Swann~Daingerfield House was built in 1802 by Thomas Swann, a prominent area attorney. In 1832 the property was sold to Henry Daingerfield, a successful importer and shipper. In 1899 the property was the sold to Saint Mary~s Academy for $10,500, and served as a boarding school for over a century. In the 1940s it was sold to the Alexandria Hospital for $100,000 and was used as student housing for the hospitals School of Nursing. It was then converted into condominiums in the 1970s and has been a private residence for nearly 50 years. Open House 3/17/19 from 1:00 to 4:00.
Listing courtesy of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc..