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By Will Nesbitt | Agent in Alexandria, VA
  • Amazing 10th Floor City View

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Landmarks / Van Dorn, In My Neighborhood in Landmarks / Van Dorn, Property Q&A in Landmarks / Van Dorn  |  January 23, 2014 7:35 AM  |  57 views  |  No comments
    Amazing 10th floor city view condo near Landmark Mall around $200,000 in the 22304 zip code.

    5500 Holmes Run Pkwy #1012, Alexandria, VA 22304 (MLS # AX8223548)

    (all data current as of 1/23/2014)
    Price $209,999
    Beds 1
    Baths 1 full, 1 half
    Home size 930 sq ft
    Lot Size n/a
    Days on Market 71
    Beautiful~ 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath,Amazing 10th floor city view! Wood floors in Liv/dining room. Remodeled Kitchen with new appliances, fridge water/ice disp. New W/D. Ceramic tile in kitchen, bathrooms and foyer. 20ft Balcony!!! Includes parking space in gar. + storage area. Walk to metro, shopping and great restaurants! Near Landmark mall.Home Warr. Call LA. Prefer Cardinal Title for closing

    Property Type(s): Residential for Sale, Res. Condo for Sale

    Last Updated 1/17/2014 Tract Place One
    Year Built 1974 Community n/a
    Garage Spaces n/a County Alexandria City
    Total Parking 1 Walk Score ® 62


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    (view all details for MLS #AX8223548)

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    Nesbitt Realty can help you buy and sell real estate in Landmark.

  • Reasons to Buy at the Sentinel of Landmark

    Posted Under: For Rent in Landmarks / Van Dorn  |  May 21, 2012 10:56 AM  |  501 views  |  No comments
    Sentinel condos

    At the corner of Yoakum and Stevenson in Alexandria VA

    The Sentinel of Landmark offers the most square footage for the best value at this price range. The Sentinel is located inside the Beltway and close to 395. This unit is within 20 minutes to Old Town Alexandria and Washington D.C. by auto. Within walking distance is a bust stop and Dash that connect to the Van Dorn Metro (5 minutes by auto).  An added bonus is the easy access to Alexandria bike paths, Cameron Run Regional Park, large shopping plaza’s, groceries and restaurants.

    Amenities include:

    • Fully equipped fitness center
    • Adult swimming pool and separate dipping pool
    • Gazebo and grill area
    • Two tennis courts; Tot lot
    • Large community room with a full kitchen
    • Sauna rooms in the ladies and men’s shower / changing area
    • Convenience store on-site offers groceries, videos, stamps and dry cleaning
    • Small pets allowed (up to 50-lb. average breed weight)
    • All units have balconies; Two bicycle storage rooms
    • Condo fee includes heat, a/c, water,  trash, Comcast basic cable

    Utilities Information:

    • Heating system operates on gas and oil (switch/over, designated by gas co.)
    • Cooling system operates on gas and oil (switch/over, designated by gas co.)
    • Trash is collected daily; water and sewer are public
    • Hazard insurance included in condo fee
    • Electric plug-in bill is the only “utility” not included in condo fee
    • Motor fan in HVAC units is electric plug-in and billable to owner

    Onsite management at the Sentinel is six days. The lobby entrance is locked with intercom communication. There is an on-site security company from 5am-9pm all days of the week.

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    (all data current as of 5/21/2012)

  • The Fountains --- High Rise Community at I-395

    Posted Under: General Area in Landmarks / Van Dorn  |  September 21, 2008 4:42 AM  |  387 views  |  No comments

    The Fountains at Alexandria

    The Fountains at is conveniently located near the Duke St. and I-395. This high-rise condo community is in Lincolnia a neighborhood of Alexandria VA. It's located just a few blocks from Van Dorn and Landmark.

    The Fountains is well-served by regular bus service with the closest Metro stops at Pentagon Station and Van Dorn Station. Commuters will find that the nearby intersection of Beauregard and Little River Turnpike/Duke Stis highly trafficed and can get congested at times. But, the Fountains is verywell connected to the area's main commuting arteries, so that traffic light isn't much of an obstacle.

    The Foutains isvery close to both I-395 and I-495. The Fountains is a very short drivefrom Arlington's Rosslyn and Crystal City. Shirlington is just a hopaway on I-395. The Fountains is in Alexandria just a few blocks fromOld Town. But the community is still relatively close to Tyson's Cornerand Springfield.  In short, the Fountains is inside the Beltway and near everywhere you'd want to go in Northern Virginia.

    The Fountains is near the many shops of Landmark Mall and the surrounding area has abundant resources to fill the needs of daily life. There is a great variety of grocery stores here. These include standards like Safeway and Giant, budget like Shopper's, ethnic such as Grand Mart and upscale markets like Harris Teeter. Nearby there are a great many restaurants and shops.

    balcony viewsThe Fountains is an older building but very well-maintained. The carpets in the common areas are in top shape, as are the amenites of the Fountains. Most units have balconies and with or without balconies most units have great views of the surrounding area. The grounds are well-trimmed and look bright and vibrant throughout the Spring and Summer.

    The condo fees here include all utilities plus heating and air conditioning. The Fountains has a swimming pool, fitness center and party room. There is a limited amount of surface parking available to residents for free, but there are also garage spaces for sale or rent both next door and on-site. Laundry is on-site and there is 24 hour secured entry into the building.
    the pool at the FountainsThe pool at the Fountains is a great place to catch a few rays!

    Most units have an efficient galley kitchen.

    The living areas and bedrooms are generally very pleasantly proportioned. This image only shows half the size of the living room.

    To search property near the Fountains, contact Condo 1 of Alexandria. To please use our handy property search tools.

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