MLS® ID: VAAX243948
1709 OAKCREST DRIVE
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, 22302 $849,000
Looking for a just renovated, classic home in a wonderful neighborhood? Look no further! This home now being offered after 70 years of ownership by the original family is a charming 4 bedroom, 3 bath Cape Cod with numerous improvements and recent renovations. The original dining room was doubled in size; the kitchen addition was designed by architect John de Groot in the Frank Lloyd Wright style and has cathedral ceiling, skylight, built-in banquette seating (8' long) exposed brick & redwood beams and a bay window overlooking the private yard. Custom-built hardwood cabinets from Oxford Pa Cabinetry, Calacata Barcilona quartz counter top & Zuhne stainless steel sink, SS appliances, French door refrigerator, gas double oven range with central burner & hinged grates, low profile microwave, quiet fingerprint resistant dishwasher & Kichler lighting fixtures complete this new kitchen. ALL NEW WINDOWS! (Andersen on the main/upper floors; Tafco on the lower level) 2010 roof; HVAC, Aprilaire whole house air cleaner & humidifier, 2017; LR fireplace has new firebrick in firebox, new stainless steel liners for both fireplace & furnace flue stacks & new chimney caps, 2020. Updated electrical (3 prong receptacles, GFCI in bathrooms, dedicated circuits added for micro and dishwasher, USB power receptacle); new solid white oak hardwood floors in LR and DR; other hardwoods were refinished; 2 oak stairways refinished; lower level has new luxury vinyl plank flooring: main and upper level bathrooms have new vanities, medicine cabinets with beveled mirrors and glass shelves, sink faucets & lighting fixtures; lower level has rebuilt shower with large format tiles, new sink mirror and light fixture. The bedrooms have abundant storage & closets. The LL is a walkout with a finished half and an unfinished workshop/laundry room. A third room there has water supply, drain connection and natural gas access which would make a great wine cellar or kitchenette! ( It was originally a photographic dark room). A free-standing garage (25x15) built in 1985 has gas heat and hot/cold water supply: a perfect She Shed or Man Cave or a large garage with plenty of natural light, working space and/or storage area. Overhead fan, natural gas heater and sufficient insulation make it suitable for year round use. It has 220 volt service 3 large windows with new wooden entrance door. Could be an artist studio or an at-home office. The front yard features a raised bed garden with numerous spring bulbs and perennial herbs. A fenced back yard offers a concrete/brick patio area with a wrought iron railing, small fishpond and evergreen holly trees to provide a natural privacy screen For condition, price and location, this is a great buying opportunity!!