$999,500212 E Nelson Ave

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212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301


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3 Bedrooms
2 Full Baths
1,280 SqFt
Schools Nearby
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Property Facts and Features

Home TypeSingle Family Residence

ParkingGravel Driveway,Stone Driveway, Off Street

Year Built1925

HeatingCentral, Heat Pump, Zoned

CoolingCentral Air, Heat Pump, Zoned


MLS #VAAX2017614

Lot Size0.12 Acres

StatusAccepting Backup Offers

About 212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301

Lovely 1925 Home in Del Ray! One block off "The Ave!" Beautiful open living room with lots of light, cathedral ceiling, dormer and bay windows. Hardwood Floors and exposed Brick in the separate formal Dining Room. Main Level has Master Bedroom, Full Bathroom, and Den. Updated Kitchen features cherry wood cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Upper Level has two additional bedrooms and lots of storage space. Unfinished lower level walksout to rear yard. Leval Backyard with Deck. Driveway parking as well as rear alley parking. Fantastic location for commuters- convenient to Rt. 1, E & W Braddock Rds, Rt.7, 1 mile from Braddock Metro Station. Approxumately 1.5 miles to Old Town Alexandria and the Waterfront! Lots of small shops, restaurants, farmers market, community festivals and activities make Del Ray a wonderful place to live!

Interior Features

  • Full Bathrooms:

  • Appliances:

    Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Basement:

  • Interior:

    Kitchen - Gourmet, Dining Area, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Entry Level Bedroom, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors, Floor Plan - Traditional

Exterior Features

  • Parking:

    Gravel Driveway,Stone Driveway, Off Street
  • Architectural Style:

  • Lot Size:

    0.12 Acres


  • Heating:

    Central, Heat Pump, Zoned
  • Cooling:

    Central Air, Heat Pump, Zoned


  • Originating MLS:

  • MLS Number:

  • Directions:

    From Braddock Rd East (going toward the Metro), Left on Mt Vernon Ave, then Left on East Nelson Ave, to 212 E Nelson Ave on the Right.
  • Listing Office:

  • Listing Agent:

    Christopher S Fraser
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Property History for 212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301

Sold icon Feb 20, 2013Home Sold
Sold icon Nov 19, 2010Home Sold

Tax History for 212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301


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What's it like to live at 212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301?

Schools Near 212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Outlined schools indicate they are assigned to this listing.



Jefferson-Houston Elementary School Jefferson-Houston Elementary School url

1501 Cameron St0.79 mi

Public District PK-8


Maury Elementary School Maury Elementary School url

600 Russell Rd0.56 mi

Public District KG-5


Mount Vernon Elementary School Mount Vernon Elementary School url

2601 Commonwealth Ave0.61 mi

Public Magnet KG-5



Gunston Middle School Gunston Middle School url

2700 S Lang St2.05 mi

Public District 6-8


Center City Congress Heights Campus Public Charter School Center City Congress Heights Campus Public Charter School url

220 High View Placese3.33 mi

Public Charter PK-8


Twain Middle School Twain Middle School url

4700 Franconia Rd3.56 mi

Public Magnet 7-8



T. C. Williams High School T. C. Williams High School url

3330 King St1.42 mi

Public District 9-12


National Collegiate Preparatory Public Charter School National Collegiate Preparatory Public Charter School url

4600 Livingston Rd SE3.09 mi

Public Charter 9-12


West Potomac High School West Potomac High School url

6500 Quander Rd3.19 mi

Public District PK-12

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Living In Alexandria, VA

What type of housing is available in Potomac West, Alexandria?

In Potomac West, around 30% of buildings are townhouses, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place prior to the 1960s. This part of Alexandria is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The proportions of homeowners and renters are about even.

Is Potomac West, Alexandria a good place to live?

Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Potomac West. This part of Alexandria is quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially close to the railway line. Finally, it is very easy to access public green spaces in the neighborhood since there are about 30 of them nearby for residents to enjoy.

Are things conveniently located in Potomac West, Alexandria?

Both primary and secondary schools are easy to access on foot from most homes for sale in Potomac West. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of food, it is usually feasible for property owners in Potomac West to do grocery shopping by walking. In addition, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a rather short distance to a decent selection of clothing stores.

What does the transportation in Potomac West, Alexandria look like?

No matter the mode of transportation, it is quite convenient to get around in this neighborhood. Potomac West is quite transit friendly. For example, property owners are served by about 10 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Cars are also a fairly good means of transportation in Potomac West. It is easy to access a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. Potomac West is a fairly pleasant part of Alexandria for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot, and plenty of businesses are quite nearby.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 212 E Nelson Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22301

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 212 E Nelson Ave property is $999,500.

What type of property is this?

The property 212 E Nelson Ave is a house located in Alexandria, Virginia, 22301.

Is this property for sale now?

Accepting Backup Offers: 212 E Nelson Ave is Accepting Backup Offers (Active Under Contract), there is still a chance to have your real estate agent submit an offer.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 212 E Nelson Ave are:
Jefferson-Houston Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10
T. C. Williams High School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2021 is $8,760 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

When was this property sold last time and for how much?

The last sale was on February 20, 2013 for $675,000. (source: MLS/tax record).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 212 E Nelson Ave has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

What is the square footage of this property?

The property 212 E Nelson Ave is 1,280 SqFt (source: MLS/tax record).

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 212 E Nelson Ave is 1925.
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Rocket HomesVirginiaAlexandria22301212 E Nelson Ave

This home is located at 212 E Nelson Ave in Alexandria, VA and zip code 22301 in the Potomac West neighborhood. This 1,280 square foot home, which was built in 1925, sits on a 0.12 acre lot. Features: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since September 16, 2022 and is currently priced at $999,500. The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $130,000.

In September 2022 in Alexandria, VA there were 3.3% more homes for sale than in August 2022. While the average time on the market in September 2022 was 24 days, the median list price was $596,001. Over 72 listings were sold over their listed price in September 2022 in Alexandria, VA. In the same period over 138 listings were sold below the listed price and 98 listings were sold for the listed price. Typical income of Alexandria, VA residents is between $35k-100k annually. The most common type of family is single, no kids. Typical level of education for residents in this area is post secondary degree.

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