5539 Colfax AveAlexandria, VA 22311MLS Number VAAX234902

  • Sale Price: $600,000
  • 6 Days Since Sale
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.84% last updated on Jun 20, 2019
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  • 3Bedrooms
  • 0.51Acreage
  • 2Bathroom
  • 1952Year Built

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OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED! SELLER HAS ACCEPTED AN OFFER.Located in the heart of the Dowden Terrace neighborhood in Alexandria, this lovely rambler situated on a beautiful ~ acre lot will capture your imagination from the first time you see it. As you walk up to the house, you~ll see the full array of solar panels on the roof which was recently installed, so big electric bills should be a thing of the past. Step inside and you~ll notice the spacious feeling and beautiful natural light in the living room, which features a wood burning fireplace. You~ll love the classically proportioned dining room and large updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and new granite countertops. Both the dining room and the kitchen connect to the sunroom enabling wonderful flow while entertaining indoors and out. The back yard has been thoughtfully landscaped and has plenty of room for all sorts of activities from badminton to volleyball, and everything in between. The second and third bedrooms are adjacent to the living room, and share an updated bath. The master bedroom has an ensuite bath and ample closets. There is a bonus room between the living room and the large family room, which has a gas fireplace. It~s perfect for casual indoor time. There is ample storage in the ~hobby garage~ and the two attics. The location is wonderful, with many neighborhood amenities close by, including the Dora Kelly Nature center, Dowden Terrace Park and the Dowden Terrace membership pool.Shopping and dining choices abound both along route 7 and also Columbia Pike including Trader Joe~s, Peking Gourmet, Clydes and so many more. There~s easy access to the 395 HOV lanes and other major commuter routes as well.Come and see for yourself, you~ll want to make it your own. Welcome to 5539 Colfax Avenue. Roof replaced-2018Solar Panels installed-2018Main sewer line replaced-2015Entire exterior and interior painted- 2019Updated electric panel-2018Extensive additional dimmable LED recessed lights installed-2019Granite counters in kitchen-2019Family room and kitchen floors-2019Bathrooms updated- 2015 and 2019

Listed by Harry D Moore of Keller Williams Capital Properties

Listing Sold by Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

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Basic Information

  • Association YNN
  • Broker NameKeller Williams Capital Properties
  • Condo YNN
  • List Price$550,000
  • MLS NumberVAAX234902
  • MLS Property TypeResidential
  • Price Per Square Foot268
  • Sale Date06/20/2019
  • Sale Price$600,000
  • Security FeaturesMonitored, Security System
  • StatusSLD
  • Vacation Rental YNN


  • Above Grade Finished Area2052
  • Above Grade Finished Area SourceAssessor
  • Above Grade Finished Area UnitsSquare Feet
  • Acreage0.51
  • FencingChain Link, Rear
  • Lot DescriptionCorner, Front Yard, Landscaping, Level, Rear Yard
  • Lot Size SourceOwner
  • Lot Size Square Feet22,366
  • New Construction YNN
  • Parking Spaces
  • Property ConditionRenov/Remod, Shows Well
  • ZoningR 20


  • Central Air YNY
  • CoolingCentral A/C
  • Cooling FuelElectric
  • Green Energy GenerationPV Solar Array(s) Owned
  • Heat SystemForced Air
  • Heating FuelNatural Gas
  • Heating YNY
  • SewerPublic Sewer
  • Water HeaterNatural Gas
  • Water SourcePublic

Tax Information

  • Assessment Year2019
  • Tax Assessment Amount613102
  • Tax Lot17
  • Tax Total Finished Sq Ft2,052
  • Tax Year2019
  • Taxes$6,928
  • Total Taxes Payment FrequencyAnnually


  • Address5539 Colfax Ave
  • Building Number5539
  • CountyAlexandria City
  • Cross StreetSeminary
  • DirectionsFrom I395: Seminary Road west, left on Colfax . From Rt 7, George Mason west, bear left on Seminary, immediate right on Colfax
  • In City Limits YNY
  • StateVA
  • SubdivisionDowden Terrace
  • TownAlexandria
  • Water Oriented YNN
  • Zip22311


  • Door FeaturesFrench
  • Interior FeaturesBuilt-Ins, Dining Area, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Table Space, Master Bath(s), Wood Floors


  • Patio And Porch FeaturesEnclosed
  • RoofShingle

Property Information

  • Area Total2,052
  • Area Total SourceAssessor
  • Below Grade Area Total SourceAssessor


  • Accessibility AmenitiesNone
  • PoolNo Pool

Water Body

  • Tidal Water YNN
  • Water AccessN
  • Water View YNN
  • WaterfrontN


  • Appliances Included
    • Dishwasher
    • Disposal
    • Exhaust Fan
    • Microwave
    • Oven/Range - Gas
    • Refrigerator
  • Senior Community YNN

School Information

  • High School DistrictAlexandria City Public Schools


  • Assigned Parking Spaces
  • Open Parking Spaces
  • Parking TypesDriveway
  • Total Garage And Parking Spaces

Basic Information


  • Bathroom2
  • Basement YNN
  • Bedrooms3
  • Below Grade Finished Area SourceAssessor
  • Below Grade Finished Area UnitsSquare Feet
  • Below Grade Unfinished Area SourceAssessor
  • Below Grade Unfinished Area UnitsSquare Feet
  • Building Area Total2052
  • Construction MaterialsBrick, Combination
  • Fireplace2
  • Fireplace FeaturesFireplace - Glass Doors
  • Fireplace YNY
  • FoundationCrawl Space, Slab
  • Full Bath2
  • GarageN
  • Levels1
  • Living Area SourceAssessor
  • Main Level Bedrooms3
  • Main Level Full Baths2
  • Main Level Total Baths2
  • Num Attached Garage Spaces
  • Num Detached Garage Spaces
  • Property StyleRanch/Rambler
  • Square Feet2052
  • Story ListMain
  • Structure Design TypeDetached
  • Year Built1952

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