This 1920s Bungalow makes one-level living simple, and on a corner lot in Del Ray, the location can't be beat! Settled between Russell Road and Mount Vernon Avenue, 26 W Del Ray gives you walking access to one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Alexandria. One block from Commonwealth Ave, featuring the E Del Ray Ave Park & Playground, Duncan Public Library, and Mount Vernon Elementary and Community Center. Two blocks further and you'll hit Mount Vernon Ave, Del Ray's main street. You'll never have to go far with endless restaurant and shopping options, but if you crave more, Old Town is less than 10 minutes from your driveway. This home is around the corner from Saint Stephens - Saint Agnes and Alexandria Country Day Schools, 8 minute and 4 minute walks, respectively. Commuters can catch the bus to Braddock Metro Station at either Russell Rd or Commonwealth Ave, each only a block from your front steps. Inside, the main level is hardwood flooring, with original wooden window frames and upgraded Marvin double-hung glass. The living room features windows on the front and side walls, perfect for letting the summer breeze pass through. The first bedroom is to the right, with a spacious closet offering built-in Elfa shelving for organization. The dining room, a stunning red, acts as the central room of the home. From here, pass through to the kitchen or go to the primary bedroom and hall bath to the side. The bathroom features a tub, upgraded vanity, and floating shelves to display décor and toiletries. The primary bedroom rests at the back of the home, offering a sense of privacy, and overlooks the peaceful backyard. The kitchen sports black counters with contrasting white cabinets, in addition to the LG InstaView refrigerator, installed last year. The large window above the sink extends past the wall, to provide extra storage and added natural light. Access to the backyard is down the steps, and opens onto the covered portion of the patio. The stone patio stretches out into the yard, still leaving room for the grassy play area and flowerbeds lining the back fence. The trees in the beds offer a sense of seclusion from the city and street, whether you are entertaining or having a family evening outdoors. The shed, conveying in as-is condition, stores tools, bikes, and sports equipment. The backyard is fully fenced with two gates; one leads to the long driveway siding the left of the home and offers spacious parking options. Street parking is always available for guests. The basement is unfinished, with numerous shelves to store seasonal decorations. A work table lines the right wall, offering space to complete DIY projects out of the elements. The washer and dryer with convenient sink adjacent are next to the stairs, and the conveying second refrigerator sits on the opposite side. Custom window treatments convey throughout the main level.
CeilngFan(s), Chair Railing, Entry Lvl BR, Recessed Lighting, Tub Shower, Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors, Attic
Built-In Microwave, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Extra Refrg/Frz, Oven-Single, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer, Oven/Range-Gas, Stainless Steel Appliances
Full, Interior Access, Shelving, Unfinished, Connecting Stairway, Workshop
Play Area, Sidewalks, Stone Retaining Walls, Street Lights, Porch(es), Patio, Fenced-Fully, Fenced-Rear, Wood Fence
Corner Lot, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Rear Yard, Secluded, SideYard(s)
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
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