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Monumental Views + Curved Stairs + Candlemaker: VA/DC Dream Homes

VIRGINIA/DC – This week’s featured homes in Virginia and DC include a stunning home in DC’s Cleveland Park neighborhood and a luxury home on Lake Manassas in Gainesville.

The Cleveland Park home features large-scale rooms, high ceilings, and dramatic southern light. It offers spectacular views of the Washington National Cathedral and monuments from its large courtyard and multiple porches.

The home also includes a private backyard that includes a patio, screened porch, and shared tennis court.

The home overlooking Lake Manassas in Gainesville includes several luxury features in addition to its water views. In total, the home has five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, and 7,520 square feet. The main level of the house features a circular staircase, a formal living room and a formal dining room.

In Old Town Alexandria, a four-bedroom house dates from 1786 and once belonged to Jacob Ressler, the “Tallow Chandler”, or candle maker and soap maker of Old Town Alexandria.

Patch has assembled a collection of beautiful homes currently on the market in DC, Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg. You can find property photo galleries in the linked listings in each article.

Dream Home offers spectacular views of the cathedral and monuments

Spacious and rarely available newly built home in a dream location in Cleveland Park, backing onto the Rosedale Conservancy and within walking distance of several schools and Cathedral Commons. With large scale bedrooms, high ceilings and spectacular southern light throughout and with spectacular views of the cathedral and monument from its large back yard and multiple porches. The finished lower level features a large family room and a garage with a dumbwaiter to the mud room. The private backyard includes a patio, screened porch and shared tennis court.

Home Overlooking Lake Manassas in Gainesville Sells for $2.2 Million

A home overlooking Lake Manassas in Gainesville is now available for sale. The property includes several luxury features in addition to its water views. In total, the home has five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, and 7,520 square feet. The main level of the house features a circular staircase, a formal living room and a formal dining room. The house also has a gourmet kitchen.

4-storey townhouse with elevator for sale at One Loudoun

A townhouse for sale in One Loudoun has its own elevator and a roof terrace. The four-level home is one of the only properties in the community with a private side yard. The home has several upscale and designer touches throughout. For example, the house has custom lighting, built-in closets, brick walls, barn doors, automatic blinds, and built-in speakers.

Relax on the patio or stroll along the creek at this Leesburg home

A home for sale in Lansdowne on the Potomac community offers tons of amenities and a great location. The property has a paved front driveway, a concrete fountain, a stone rear patio and a new hot tub. Inside, the house has a two-story foyer with a curved staircase that will impress guests. The home also has an open floor plan with tons of natural light.

3 finished levels, screened porch found in Vienna house

This House of Vienna has the advantages of a cul-de-sac location and plenty of bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms could be considered master bedrooms. On the main level, the home features a formal living room, kitchen with stainless steel appliances and two ovens, dining room, and family room with a wood-burning fireplace. The main level leads to a screened porch and a deck for getting some fresh air. The backyard is spacious and offers a view of the trees.

Colonial awaits you on North Reston’s most charming street

Welcome to this quintessential colonial located on one of North Reston’s most charming streets. Beautiful hardwood floors on main and upper levels. The kitchen has been completely renovated with granite countertops. The windows crossing the house are new (2022). The charming family room, located next to the kitchen and leading to the backyard, has a magnificent wood-burning fireplace with hearth and mantle.

Colonial home on 3 acres in Fredericksburg costs $1.2 million

A Colonial-style home for sale in Fredericksburg offers plenty of privacy and space. The property comprises over 3 acres in the Water Edge Estates. The home is custom built and features a spacious open floor plan. Throughout the home there are luxury features like Anderson windows, Shenandoah shutters, California custom closets and Mendota fireplaces.

Waterfront Woodbridge Home on 5 Acres Lists for $1,400,000

A house for sale along the Occoquan River in Woodbridge is now available for sale. The house is also situated on 5 wooded acres. In total, the home has 5,199 square feet, five bedrooms, and four and a half bathrooms. The house offers many amenities. It is located in the gated community of River Falls and has 170 feet of waterfront access.

An Old Town candle maker lived in this 18th century Alexandria house

A property with the history of Old Town Alexandria and original features may soon be removed from the market as offerings are revised. This four-bedroom house dates from 1786 and was once owned by Jacob Ressler, the “Tallow Chandler”, or candle maker and soap maker of Old Town Alexandria. An original stone cellar, four wood-burning fireplaces, historic millwork, original wood floors and original railings are highlights of the space.

Del Ray’s extended home has 2 lower level areas, screened porch

This three bedroom Del Ray home has separate entrances to the lower level spaces. One of the spaces could be a bedroom or an office with its own bathroom, while the other has an office space and family room perfect for entertaining. Outside, residents have the choice of a screened porch, deck, and patio. The original garage of the house can be used for other purposes such as a shed, a children’s playhouse or an art studio.

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