8011 CANDLEWOOD DRIVE, Alexandria, VA 22306

$699,000 Asking Price

4 beds
2 baths
2,142  sqft
Built in 1964

Welcome to 8011 Candlewood Drive in charming South Alexandria. This enchanting all-brick 4 bedroom, 2 bath home exudes striking curb appeal. Nestled on gorgeous, lush green lot, on a serene street, this updated residence is cited on a spacious, level lot, with the added attraction of backing up to lush parkland. Step inside to discover a meticulously maintained residence featuring gleaming hardwoods throughout the main living level. The heart of the home, an updated eat-in kitchen, boasts an island with breakfast bar seating, stainless steel appliances, a new skylight and elegant granite countertops. The main living level features two serene bedrooms and a beautifully updated, spacious hall bathroom, an expansive living room and a dining room. Imagine cozy evenings by one of the two fireplaces, adding warmth and character to these elegant living spaces. The allure extends to an enclosed sun porch, offering a perfect spot to unwind while overlooking the calming greenbelt and beautiful backyard. The lower-level features two additional bedrooms and another spacious and updated full bathroom. Enjoy an inviting family room with another wood-burning fireplace nestled in a wall of exposed brick. This level features access to the rear yard, tons of storage and new flooring. The rear fenced yard, conveniently accessible from both levels, ensures privacy and comes complete with secure storage, offering both functionality and aesthetics. This residence goes beyond beauty, with recent upgrades including a newer roof, newer windows, and HVAC systems, guaranteeing modern comfort and efficiency. Amazing location, close to schools, library, seasonal Famer’s market, shopping, restaurants, and all commuter routes. The Potomac River beckons you to explore its scenic bike and walking trail along the George Washington Memorial Parkway. If you're an outdoor enthusiast who loves running, biking, or simply being in nature while staying close to the city, this home is close to all. Enjoy a lovely commute to Old Town, the District, Fort Belvoir, and the Pentagon, or opt for eco-friendly alternatives like biking along the picturesque George Washington Parkway or utilizing the convenient Metro Bus service to the Huntington Metro, providing carless commuting options to Old Town and downtown DC. With unmistakable pride of ownership, this property is not just a house; it's a welcoming retreat. Embrace the lifestyle you've been dreaming of—welcome home!


Features & Amenities

Interior

General:
Breakfast Area,Entry Level Bedroom,Ceiling Fan(s),Window Treatments,Formal/Separate Dining Room,Skylight(s),Wood Floors,Recessed Lighting,Chair Railings,Crown Moldings,Floor Plan - Open,Upgraded Countertops,Combination Kitchen/Dining,Dining Area,Floor Plan - Traditional,Kitchen - Eat-In,Tub Shower
Rooms:
Living Room,Dining Room,Primary Bedroom,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Bedroom 4,Kitchen,Family Room,Sun/Florida Room,Laundry,Storage Room,Bathroom 1,Bathroom 2
Appliances:
Built-In Microwave,Dryer,Washer,Dishwasher,Disposal,Refrigerator,Icemaker,Stove,Stainless Steel Appliances,Oven/Range - Gas,Water Heater
Laundry:
Lower Floor
Basement:
Daylight, Full,Outside Entrance,Rear Entrance,Walkout Stairs,Fully Finished,Heated,Improved,Interior Access,Connecting Stairway
Flooring:
Ceramic Tile,Hardwood,Luxury Vinyl Plank
A/C:
Central A/C
Heating:
Y, Central, Natural Gas
Fireplace:
Mantel(s),Screen, Fireplace, Fireplaces: 2
Disability Feature:
None

Exterior

General:
Street Lights,Exterior Lighting,Secure Storage, Above Grade,Below Grade
Style:
Split Foyer,Colonial
Parking:
Concrete Driveway

Construction

Roofing:
Architectural Shingle
Windows:
Double Pane,Vinyl Clad,Energy Efficient
General:
Brick, 2, Block,Slab

Location

Originating MLS:
BRIGHT_MAIN
School District:
FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County:
FAIRFAX

Lot

Zoning:
130, 1021 28A 0012B
View:
Trees/Woods,Park/Greenbelt
Fencing:
Wood,Rear
Current Use:
011

Utilities

Water:
Public
Sewer:
Public Sewer

Financial

Source:
BRIGHT_MAIN

This listing courtesy of:
TTR Sotheby's International Realty, Lyssa B Seward

About Alexandria, VA

Housing

Number of Units
159,458
Median Home Value
$546,166
Median Rent
$1,670

47.47% of housing units are renter occupied.

4.82% are vacant.

Commute

Car
49.56%
Public Transportation
10.74%
Walk to Work
1.73%
Work from Home
36.60%
Other
0.75%

The median travel time to work is 22 minutes.

People

Population
343,664
Median Age
38.00
Median Household Size
2.59

Education

High School
13.45%
Associate’s Degree
6.06%
Bachelor’s Degree
29.77%
Graduate Degree
29.98%

Disclaimer: Community and Demographic information uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau.

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