706 Prince St #6

$574,500, 2 Beds 1½ Baths 1,012 Sqft

About This Property

Elegance, grace, and convenience abound in this delightful 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath condo in the beautifully restored and historic Swann-Daingerfield building in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria. This exclusive Victorian building is just a block off Washington and King Streets, boasts the best location in all of Old Town and was recently added to the National Register of Historic Properties. Leave the car in the assigned parking spot and enjoy evening and weekend walks along historic streets and the waterfront. It is just a short stroll to the restaurants, unique shops, and farmers market on King Street, as well as the Potomac River, which is just 7 blocks away. It is a comfortable 14-minute walk to the King Street metro station and a seven minute drive to Washington, DC. Each of the 12 units in the Swann-Daingerfield building has its own private entrance, and this unit is just a few short steps from the tranquil gardens and courtyard featuring a magnificent magnolia tree. Care and attention to detail is evident in the upgrading and maintenance of this home, and the improvements from 2018 include new carpet, new hardwood floors, new marble fireplace enclosure, complete bathroom remodels in both bathrooms (including showers, tile, cabinets, sinks, and floors), bathroom plumbing update, ceiling fans in bedrooms, and fresh paint throughout. Amenities include wood burning fireplace, convenient assigned parking (#6), a storage unit, a bright and spacious eat-in kitchen, and a private outdoor space for grilling or just enjoying the courtyard. Small pets are allowed in this wonderful, inclusive community! 706 Prince Street - The History of Swann-Daingerfield House The Swann~Daingerfield House was built in 1802 by Thomas Swann, a prominent area attorney. In 1832 the property was sold to Henry Daingerfield, a successful importer and shipper. In 1899 the property was sold to Saint Mary~s Academy for $10,500, and served as a boarding school for over a century. In the 1940s it was sold to the Alexandria Hospital for $100,000 and was used as student housing for the hospital~s School of Nursing. It was then converted into condominiums in the 1970s and has been a private residence for over 50 years.

Essential Information

MLS® #VAAX237240
Full Baths1
Half Baths1
Square Footage1,012
Year Built1802
StatusActive Under Contract


Condo, Unit/Flat, Garden 1 - 4 Floors

Community Information

Address706 Prince St #6
Zip Code22314


Parking Spaces1


CoolingCentral A/C
# of Stories1
Stories1 Story

School Information


Additional Information

Date ListedJune 28th, 2019
Days on Market24

Listing Details


Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

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Listing information last updated on September 19th, 2019 at 12:03am CDT.

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