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    1400 Orchard Street

    ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302
    • $3,400,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 19 days
    • ID#: VAAX260134
    UPDATED: 38 min ago
    $3,400,000
    • 4
      BEDS
    • 0.36
      ACRES
    • 4
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,420
      SQFT
    • $530
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1894
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:

    Description

    Welcome to 1400 Orchard St. This 6000 sq ft home offers an abundance of history and modern amenities. It's a place for large scale entertaining or for a family to comfortably enjoy. With 4/5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a handsome library with fireplace, formal parlor and dining room plus a family room, den, homework station, custom bar, mud room and rec room. All with uncompromising finishes. This home offers America's finest and will surpass everyone's expectations. The private heated pool, stone terrace, garden and expansive porch allow for comfortable living and relaxation. When the sellers bought this 1880s red-brick farm house in 1989 it had remained largely untouched since the day it was built. High ceilings, center gables front and back and a wraparound porch give this home all the charm and warmth of an old home, now with the modern flow and function a home needs, thanks to a picture-perfect addition. A century ago, this home was situated one of the best lots in Alexandria - 25 acres, on a hill, overlooking Old Town and The Potomac River. It is only fitting a home as prestigious as this one has had some well-appointed owners. The Broders Family owned the land/home in the 1890s, Charles Carlin, US Congressman representing the 8th congressional district, and owner of the Alexandria Gazette, married Lilian E. Broders in 1891 and together built this magnificent home. The Carlin+GGs raised their family here, their son Charles Jr. eventually took over the Alexandria Gazette and lived in the home until the 1960+GGs. There are many stories around Alexandria about wild parties on the porches at 1400 Orchard Street in the 1920+GGs with the Congressman and his family. The sellers stopped at no expense to ensure this historic home stayed true to itself. The four-story addition with its brick cladding and one-story enclosed porch is hard to distinguish from the original Victorian-era house. Moldings and wood trim for the addition were custom milled to match the original woodwork and new floors of reclaimed heart pine match the restored floors of the original house. The kitchen, as published in This Old House and the Washingtonian, boast Quality Custom Cabinetry cabinets, Calcatta-gold marble counter tops, custom-made LaCanche Sully model range, hand-painted ceramic tile backsplash, and Waterworks faucets.

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    1400 Orchard Street ALEXANDRIA, VA 22302

    • Price: $3,400,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 38 min ago
    • ID#: VAAX260134
    4
    Beds
    4
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.36
    Acres
    6,420
    SQFT
    $530
    $/SQFT
    1894
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Victorian Hills
    County:
    Alexandria City
    Elementary School:
    Maury
    Middle School:
    George Washington
    High School:
    T.C. Williams
    School District:
    Alexandria City Public Schools
    Property Description
    Welcome to 1400 Orchard St. This 6000 sq ft home offers an abundance of history and modern amenities. It's a place for large scale entertaining or for a family to comfortably enjoy. With 4/5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a handsome library with fireplace, formal parlor and dining room plus a family room, den, homework station, custom bar, mud room and rec room. All with uncompromising finishes. This home offers America's finest and will surpass everyone's expectations. The private heated pool, stone terrace, garden and expansive porch allow for comfortable living and relaxation. When the sellers bought this 1880s red-brick farm house in 1989 it had remained largely untouched since the day it was built. High ceilings, center gables front and back and a wraparound porch give this home all the charm and warmth of an old home, now with the modern flow and function a home needs, thanks to a picture-perfect addition. A century ago, this home was situated one of the best lots in Alexandria - 25 acres, on a hill, overlooking Old Town and The Potomac River. It is only fitting a home as prestigious as this one has had some well-appointed owners. The Broders Family owned the land/home in the 1890s, Charles Carlin, US Congressman representing the 8th congressional district, and owner of the Alexandria Gazette, married Lilian E. Broders in 1891 and together built this magnificent home. The Carlin+GGs raised their family here, their son Charles Jr. eventually took over the Alexandria Gazette and lived in the home until the 1960+GGs. There are many stories around Alexandria about wild parties on the porches at 1400 Orchard Street in the 1920+GGs with the Congressman and his family. The sellers stopped at no expense to ensure this historic home stayed true to itself. The four-story addition with its brick cladding and one-story enclosed porch is hard to distinguish from the original Victorian-era house. Moldings and wood trim for the addition were custom milled to match the original woodwork and new floors of reclaimed heart pine match the restored floors of the original house. The kitchen, as published in This Old House and the Washingtonian, boast Quality Custom Cabinetry cabinets, Calcatta-gold marble counter tops, custom-made LaCanche Sully model range, hand-painted ceramic tile backsplash, and Waterworks faucets.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style VictorianColonial Construction Materials MasonryHardiplank TypeBrick Exterior Features Extensive HardscapeLawn SprinklerUnderground Lawn SprinklerPlay Area Fencing Rear Garage YN No Lot Features Cul-De-SacFront YardLandscapingNo Thru StreetNot In DevelopmentRear YardLevelPrivatePremiumSideyard(S) Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Asphalt Driveway Parking Types DrivewayOn Street Patio And Porch Features Porch(Es)Patio(S)Wrap Around Pool Yes - Personal Pool Features In Ground Property Condition Very Good Riparian Rights YN No View Scenic Vista Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 5265 Appliances Built-In MicrowaveDryerDishwasherExhaust FanIcemakerRange HoodStainless Steel AppliancesRefrigeratorHumidifierCommercial RangeMicrowaveOven - DoubleWasherWater Heater Basement Interior AccessShelvingSpace For RoomsConnecting StairwayImprovedHeatedOutside EntrancePartially FinishedSump PumpWorkshopWindowsWalkout Stairs Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 1155 Below Grade Unfinished Area 610 Cooling Central A/C Fireplace Features Fireplace - Glass DoorsGas/PropaneMantel(S)Wood Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 4 Flooring HardwoodCarpet Heating Forced Air Heating YN Yes Inclusions 2 Freezer DrawersWine RefrigeratorIce Maker in BarWine Cellar Convey Interior Features Additional StairwayButlers PantryCarpetCombination Kitchen/DiningFamily Room Off KitchenFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - GourmetKitchen - IslandKitchenettePantryPrimary Bath(S)Upgraded CountertopsWainscottingWalk-In Closet(S)Wet/Dry BarWindow TreatmentsWine StorageWood FloorsAtticBarBuilt-InsCrown MoldingsFloor Plan - OpenKitchen - Table SpaceRecessed LightingSoaking TubSprinkler System Laundry Type Upper FloorHas Laundry Levels 4 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4KitchenFamily RoomDenLibraryFoyerLaundryMud RoomOfficeStorage RoomUtility RoomWorkshopPrimary BathroomFull BathHalf Bath Security Features Electric AlarmSecurity System Upper Level1 Bedrooms 2 Walls Ceilings 9'+ Ceilings

    Property Features

    Acceptable Financing CashConventionalVa Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Heating Fuel Natural Gas Historic YN Yes Hot Water Natural Gas Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 304618993248 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Negotiable Sale Type Standard Section 2 Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 26822.00 Tax Assessment Amount 2373681.00 Tax Lot 8 Transportation Metro/Subway Station 1 To 3 MilesBus Stop Less Than 1 MileAirport Less Than 10 Miles Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Zoning R 8

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