Looking To Get Away From The City But Don’t Want A Long Commute? These DMV Area Homes Are Perfect For You

Let’s face it, nobody likes a long commute, but city living can be stressful. Luckily, our editors picked the perfect homes to solve this problem. These available DMV Area homes featured in the recent issue of FINE are not only beautiful, but they offer a convenient commute to DC, giving you the best of both worlds!



Live your dream! Stunning custom design by Tom Manion AIA combines soaring architectural detail with remarkably comfortable privacy and signature livability. 7,700 +/- finished square feet over four true daylight levels, 6 patios / porches including, stunning chef’s kitchen, two family rooms, loft, private office, and some of the best views in MGRF. All just minutes from wonderful Potomac Village, and now at a remarkable new price.

Offered at $1,599,000

Presented by: Barbara Nalls of Sotheby’s International Realty


Old World craftsmanship with bespoke interior details: vintage heart pine floors, custom wrought iron railings, elaborate crown molding, wine cellar with cork flooring 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths  plus owner’s library-sitting room on upper level 4 fireplaces High-end appliances and finishes throughout Fully finished lower level with French doors to patio and rear yard Substantial storage options on all levels of the house, including custom cabinets, bookshelves, storage closets, and secret closets Fenced yard with expansive deck overlooking woods Elegant stucco exterior with hand-thrown bricks Privacy and beauty – backing to 38-acre Gulf Branch Park One traffic light to Washington, DC. Easy commute.

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Presented by: Kathy Fong of Shepard Fong Real estate

Charles Town, WV

Great Investment site suitable for development. Totally 4 board fenced. Fabulous 16 stall timber frame barn with upper luxury apartment. Run-in sheds, 7 fenced paddocks. Highest quality, Near Charles Town Thoroughbred Race Track/Hollywood Casino. Appealing location for DC commuters.

Offered at $989,000

Presented by: Carolyn Snyder of Snyder Bailey & Associates Inc


Classic Colonial. Beautifully Maintained. Professionally Decorated. In most desirable section of Oakcrest – AND – on a cul-de-sac! Private. A lovely home … not to be missed.

Offered at $1,180,000

Presented by: Ginny Howden & Vicki Stottlemyer of Long & Foster Real estate


Modern 2 BR, 2.5 BA & den with amazing finishes and a thoughtful layout. This spacious 2,227 SF sought after F Model boasts marble floors, kitchen with Snaidero cabinetry, Sub Zero and Miele appliances, a huge terrace for entertaining & a storage unit. Superior building amenities include 24 hour complimentary valet parking, concierge, all season pool, health club with yoga room, and more. A valuable parking space conveys.

Offered at $1,595,000

Presented by: Andrew Pariser of Long & Foster Real Estate


Spacious & inviting 5 bed, 3 bath charmer with oversized 2-car garage in Country Club Hills! Eat-in kitchen with granite counters, double ovens, sub-zero fridge + wine fridge. Dining room with bow window overlooking the meticulously cared for backyard. Hardwood floors throughout main level, recessed lighting, Plantation shutters, crown molding, 3 fireplaces, updated baths and the most delightful sunroom retreat.

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Presented by: Billy Buck of Billy Buck & Company


First offering on this spacious three bedroom, two bath penthouse condo. The unit has views of the Capitol and Potomac River from every room. Enjoy the fireworks of Washington DC from your balcony! Amenities include two garage parking spaces, fitness center, riverfront pool, seasonal outdoor area, 24 hr concierge and direct access to the GW bike trail. Minutes to DC, Pentagon and Airport. Contact me to start #livingwell

Offered at $575,000

Presented by: Mary Cay Harris of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate


Rarely available 4 level all brick townhouse in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. This beautiful home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths. Hardwood oak on stairs, main and master bedroom levels. Bamboo floors on upper level two and hardwood laminate on the lower level. Updated kitchen with granite counter tops, contemporary tile flooring and Viking appliances. Master level includes a luxury master bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower.  Jack and Jill bath on upper two between two large bedrooms. Lower level features rec room and family room. 2 Gas fireplaces. Lovely custom flagstone patio with natural gas grill. Attic storage as well as lots of closets for storage.  Four blocks to the Potomac, 3 blocks to King Street, 3 blocks to Washington Street. Convenient to restaurants, shopping, public transportation and all of the amenities historic Old Town Alexandria has to offer.

Offered at $1,275,000

Presented by: Brian Hong & Jery Beamer of Long and Foster


Rich in architectural detail, this lovely free-standing brick four bedroom plus three and a half bath Victorian, circa 1840, is impressively sited on a corner lot in the heart of Old Town. Many special features including high ceilings, gorgeous pine floors, three fireplaces, original moldings, three delightful bay windows, front and rear staircases plus carriage house. Lovely brick walled garden with mature plantings, huge towering magnolia and large brick patio perfect for outdoor entertaining.

Offered at $2,450,000

Presented by: Donnan C. Wintermute of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate


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