As more and more new developments pop up, we can appreciate the centuries-old homes that are still around.
Luckily DC and Virginia are rife with these properties, from post-Revolutionary War properties to turn-of-the-20th century masterpieces. Although they’ve been modernized, they’ll have details in the architecture hinting at the age they were built in.
Here are historic homes for sale in Virginia and DC.
212 Quaker Ln N, Alexandria
Built in 1870
This Post-Civil war home is a rare find even in Alexandria. Explore the grounds and you’ll come across a horse stable and Civil War underground chamber. Other features are beautiful gardens and a separate apartment on site.
1411 Washington Ave, Fredericksburg
Built in 1907
The character of this Victorian in historic Fredericksburg is clear on first glance. But explore the wrap-around porch and the formal rooms inside and you’ll be convinced of its beauty.
1628 29th St NW, Washington, DC
Built in 1900
The backyard gardens and pool are hard to beat at this Georgetown Federal home. Inside, it’s hard to miss the historic feel.
9308 Main St, Manassas
Built in 1890
The historic Homehurst property has been carefully maintained throughout the years. It offers a gazebo, updated kitchen, sunroom and great access to downtown Manassas.
9004 Old Dominion Dr, McLean
Built in 1900
This home comes with the early 20th century elegance and modern luxury of McLean. A few of the features are a charming sunroom, pool, built-in library and gazebo.
14331 Newvalley Church Rd, Leesburg
Built in 1850
Think Lincoln log cabin with a lot more luxury. In fact, this Leesburg log cabin was built a decade before Abraham Lincoln became president. The rustic feel would make outdoorsy families feel at home.
2 Swifts Aly, Alexandria
Built in 1780
It used to be a tobacco warehouse, and now it’s a stunning residence in Old Town Alexandria. One of the features is a sunroom overlooking a magnificent backyard with gardens.
39901 Plantation View Ln, Leesburg
Built in 1903
This Leesburg colonial provides an incredibly modern place to live. But on the 15-acre property are historic additions like a guest house, barn, corn crib and greenhouse.
9105 Ewell St, Manassas
Built in 1905
This stunning carriage home is updated and offered at a great values. For $439K, you get modern features like a chef’s kitchen and bathrooms with heated floors, as well as a charming sun room and fireplace in the living room.
119 Payne St N, Alexandria
Built in 1880
This is a rare Victorian model in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. It comes modernized with an impressive kitchen, deck and convenience to King Street.
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