217 S Fairfax St

$5,499,000, 6 Beds 6½ Baths 8,030 Sqft .23 Acres 2 Garages

About This Property

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.

Essential Information

MLS® #VAAX233488
Price$5,499,000
Bedrooms6
Bathrooms6.50
Full Baths6
Half Baths1
Square Footage8,030
Acres0.23
Year Built1770
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeDetached
StyleColonial
StatusActive

Community Information

Address217 S Fairfax St
SubdivisionOLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
CityALEXANDRIA
CountyALEXANDRIA CITY-VA
StateVA
Zip Code22314

Amenities

ParkingBrick Driveway, Private
# of Garages2
ViewCity

Amenities

Air Filter System, Bar, Built-Ins, Butlers Pantry, Carpet, Chair Railing, Crown Molding, Double/Dual Staircase, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Intercom, Master Bath(s), Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Wainscotting, Walk-in Closet(s), Water Treat System, Wet Bar/Bar, Shades/Blinds, Wood Floors

Garages

Garage Door Opener, Garage - Rear Entry, Built In, Additional Storage Area, Inside Access, Oversized

Interior

HeatingForced Air
CoolingCentral A/C
Has BasementYes
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces6
FireplacesMantel(s), Insert, Gas/Propane
# of Stories3
Stories3+ Story

Appliances

Built-In Microwave, Commercial Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Dryer-front loading, Dryer - Gas, Extra Refrg/Frz, Freezer, Icemaker, Microwave, Oven-Double, Oven/Range-Gas, Range hood, Refrigerator, Six burner stove, Stainless Steel Appliances, Washer, Washer-front loading, Washer/Dryer Stacked, Water Conditioner, Water Heater - High-Efficiency, Intercom, Indoor Grill

Basement

Connecting Stairway, Fully Finished, Improved, Heated, Outside Entrance, Shelving, Side Entrance, Windows, Walkout Stairs, Interior Access, Full, Crawl Space, Combination

Exterior

ExteriorBrick and Siding, Wood
RoofArchitectural Shingle
FoundationSlab, Permanent

Exterior Features

Lawn Sprinkler, Patio, Porch-enclosed, Picket Fence

School Information

DistrictALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
ElementaryLYLES-CROUCH
MiddleGEORGE WASHINGTON
HighT.C. WILLIAMS

Additional Information

Date ListedApril 1st, 2019
Days on Market142
ZoningRM

Listing Details

OfficeMcEnearney Associates, Inc.

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Listing information last updated on August 20th, 2019 at 6:45pm CDT.

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