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This charming townhouse in the hip Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria has all you need to enjoy a relaxing getaway to the Nation's Capitol or surrounding area. Del Ray alone is worth the stay. Dozens of restaurants and trendy shops are right outside the door. Walk to local Del Ray Farmer's Market, several coffee shops, sushi, pizza, Italian, Ethiopian, French, organic/health food cafe, and lots of places have outdoor seating. Amazing cheese shop/restaurant and local butcher. Incredible yoga/Pilates studio called Mind the Mat is only a few blocks away. Also only a few blocks away is a Capital BikeShare bike rental, as well as a co-op bike shop. Walk to small grocery store, CVS, YMCA, bike/walking trail that goes all the way to Mt. Vernon Estate in one direction and Washington, DC in the other. Miles of trails. Great dog park only 2 blocks away. Close to Historic Old Town (1.5 miles) with its many boutique shops and restaurants, and an amazing Farmer's Market. Sailing and kayaking opportunities on the Potomac. Walking distance to the Metro. Two bedrooms (one queen and one full) and one bathroom upstairs. Fully equipped open-floor plan gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, good knives and cookware. Nicely landscaped, fenced back yard with lovely lighting. Street parking always available either right in front or within a few spaces.
Memorial Day wknd May 22 - May 25, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$750
60 day cancellation policy. Balance due 60 days before first day of rental.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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See the DIY Del Ray blog post about the home. Del Ray's slogan is 'Where main street still exists.' Its a very hip, friendly, walkable community. Along Mt. Vernon Avenue (2 blocks away) you will find a plethora of restaurants, coffee shops, and boutique shops. Bring home nice meats at the local butcher shop or fancy cheese from the local gourmet cheese shop. A lively farmer's market from May through October. Walking distance to small grocery store and CVS. One mile to metro station with easy access to Washington, D.C. and all that city has to offer. Bring your bikes or running shoes and hit the Mount Vernon Trail along the Potomac River. There is so much to see and do.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Originally from Long Island, I attended law school in New Hampshire and have lived in Del Ray for 15 years.
Why the Owner Chose Alexandria: This is a great townhouse on a nice block in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Metro D.C. Check out the below article about Del Ray in Cottage Living. I fell in love with this neighborhood and you will see why!
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome: The back yard is like a small oasis. Upper deck with table for enjoying morning coffee, lower patio with comfy seating, and nicely landscaped yard with a fire pit for making S'mores on a chilly evening.