38.80263 -77.04326

217 S FAIRFAX ST Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • $5,200,000
  • 6 bd
  • 6 full ba
  • 1 half ba
  • 8,030 sqft
  • 0.23 lot
  • Est payment $27914.72/mo

Property & Neighborhood Info

Courtesy Of McEnearney Associates, Inc.

Single Family in ALEXANDRIA

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.

Courtesy Of McEnearney Associates, Inc.
  1. 6 Beds
  2. 6 Full Bath
  3. 1 Half Bath
  4. 8,030 Sq. Ft.
  5. 0.23 Lot

Main Features

  • Listing Status: Active
  • Year Built: 1770
  • Garage: 2.0
  • Floors: 3
  • Full Bath: 6
  • Half Bath: 1
  • School District: LYLES-CROUCH
  • School District2: GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • School District3: T.C. WILLIAMS
  • School District: ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • County: ALEXANDRIA CITY
  • Taxes: $53,296.00
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria
  • Building Name: NONE AVAILABLE
  • MLS Number:VAAX233488

Additional Features

  • Air Conditioning:
    • Yes
  • Cooling:
    • Central A/C
  • Cooling Fuel:
    • Electric
  • Exclusions:
    • Dining Room Chandelier; historic sconces and light fixtures
  • Flooring:
    • Carpet
    • Hardwood
    • Heated
    • Marble
    • Stone
    • Wood
  • Furnished:
    • No
  • 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)
    • Other
    • Pantry
    • Recessed Lighting
    • Sprinkler System
    • Stall Shower
    • Wainscotting
    • Walk-in Closet(s)
    • Water Treat System
    • Wet/Dry Bar
    • Window Treatments
    • Wood Floors
  • Water Heater:
    • Natural Gas
  • Rooms:
    • Bathroom 2
    • Bathroom 3
    • Bedroom 2
    • Bedroom 3
    • Bedroom 5
    • Bedroom 6
    • Breakfast Room
    • Dining Room
    • Exercise Room
    • Family Room
    • Foyer
    • Full Bath
    • Hobby Room
    • In-Law/auPair/Suite
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry
    • Library
    • Living Room
    • Master Bathroom
    • Master Bedroom
    • Media Room
    • Mud Room
    • Office
    • Other
    • Storage Room
    • Utility Room
  • Laundry:
    • Lower Floor
  • 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
  • Fireplace:
    • Gas/Propane
    • Insert
    • Mantel(s)
  • Fireplace Y/N:
    • Yes
  • Common Walls:
    • 9'+ Ceilings
    • Plaster Walls
  • Location:
    • Urban
  • New Construction:
    • No
  • Roof:
    • Architectural Shingle
  • View:
    • City
  • Water Source:
    • Public
  • Foundation:
    • Permanent
    • Slab
  • Doors/Windows:
    • Insulated
    • Six Panel
  • Exterior Features:
    • Lawn Sprinkler
  • Faces:
    • South
  • Fencing:
    • Picket
  • Horse Property:
    • No
  • Soil:
    • Clay
  • Waterfront:
    • No
  • Spa:
    • No
  • Porch/Patio/Deck:
    • Enclosed
    • Patio(s)
  • Parking:
    • Brick Driveway
    • Private
  • Electric:
    • 200+ Amp Service
  • Heating:
    • Forced Air
  • Heating Fuel:
    • Natural Gas
  • Sewer:
    • Public Sewer
  • Security Features:
    • Electric Alarm
    • Exterior Cameras
    • Intercom
    • Main Entrance Lock
  • Road Maintenance:
    • City/County
  • Road Surface:
    • Black Top
  • Water Access:
    • No
  • List Type (Exclusive):
    • Exclusive Right
  • Rental Features:
    • No
  • Assessment Year:
    • 2019
  • Fireplaces Total:
    • 6
  • Historic YN:
    • Yes
  • Lower Full Baths:
    • 1
  • MLSSystem ID:
    • BRIGHT
  • Possession:
    • 0-30 Days CD
  • Price Per SQFT:
    • 840.88
  • Total Parking Spaces:
    • 5
  • Upper Bedrooms:
    • 6
  • Upper Full Baths:
    • 5
Neighborhood info courtesy of Homes.com © 2019

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38.80263 -77.04326

217 S FAIRFAX ST Alexandria, VA 22314

235200516 38.80263 -77.04326 230 /listing/235200516-150476901/217-s-fairfax-st-alexandria-va-22314 False 0 5200000.0 8030 100 6 7 VAAX233488 False
  • $5,200,000
  • 6 bd
  • 6 full ba
  • 1 half ba
  • 8,030 sqft
  • 0.23 lot
  • Est payment $27914.72/mo