This classic home is modeled after the historic Raleigh Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg and steeped in tradition. Key architectural and interior design elements offer unmatched livability and flexible living for family and guests. A special and unique experience awaits in every room on every level. All of this comes together beautifully on .50 acre with a year-round swimming pool, patio and fully fenced backyard in the City of Alexandria. Plus, there’s an oversized, two-car garage, workshop, and extra storage. Love where you live on a quiet street in one of Alexandria’s favorite communities. King Street Metro, Old Town Alexandria, local shops, restaurants, and amenities are right around the corner.
IMPRESSIVE RENOVATIONS ON FOUR LEVELS. SPECTACULAR .42 ACRE LOT!
The story behind the home starts with key elements of today’s best features, upgrades, and community location. 1212 Trinity Drive is all wrapped up in today’s best upgrades, an expansive, open floor plan on four levels. Over-sized bedroom on UL or LL can easily be converted to 4th bedroom. Enjoy stunning garden views from updated sunroom that overlooks an impressive .42 acre fully fenced backyard.
*NEW OPEN KITCHEN RENOVATION *UPDATED SUNROOM ADDITION *NEW EXTERIOR DOORS *NEW SYSTEMS *NEW ELECTRICAL PANEL *NEW LOWER LEVEL RENOVATION *CUSTOM BUILT-INS *WALLS OF WINDOWS IN EVERY ROOM
All of this and more offered in one of Alexandria’s most convenient communities close to Metro, Bradlee, Alexandria Commons, and Old Town.
LUXURY OPTIONS AND SPECIAL FEATURES
Open, Contemporary Kitchen Renovation
Wall of Windows
Oversized Master Bedroom
Oversized Upper Level Bedroom, Full Bath, Built-Ins, Walk-In Closet
Extra Storage, Lower Level Rec Room, Utility, Storage, Workshop Area
Family Room Renovation adds living space and tons of natural light
Updated Sunroom Overlooks Spectacular Garden
New Exterior Doors
Decorative hardscape, plant beds
Certified Wildlife Backyard Habitat
Decorative accents, fixtures, lights
CURRENT OWNER UPGRADES AND IMPROVEMENTS
New Wood Floors
Sunroom Overlooks Spectacular Garden Oasis
New Exterior Doors
Fresh Interior and Exterior Paint and Trim
Spectacular Open Kitchen/Dining Room
Stainless Steel Gas Range
Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Brand New Electrical Panel
Lower Level Bedrooms and Family Room Renovation
Two Wood Burning Fireplaces
**UL Bedroom can be converted to offer office, 4th Bedroom or Sitting Room
**Sunroom Roof and Outdoor Patio Area to be updated
Look at this kitchen! And that’s just the beginning.
Impressive floor plan,features,and improvements highlight this two-car garage home in convenient,quiet location.Bright,open,main-level bump out,wood floors,decorative accents,and updates,Gourmet kitchen/family room/FP,breakfast bar,large pantry w/custom shelves,refinished deck,stainless appliances,imported granite.UL wood floors,master suite retreat! Brand new HVAC system,too!
SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS FLOOR PLAN
•Contemporary, stylish updates on three finished levels •Custom fixtures, decorative touches •Decorative accents and recessed lights •Living room bump-out adds living space and light •Family room sitting area
•Main level half bath
•Extended breakfast bar •Custom closets throughout •Decorative hardscape, plant beds •Expansive refinished deck •Fully-fenced, private patio for quiet enjoyment or entertainment
Once inside, you’ll find today’s best features and contemporary upgrades on all three levels.
MAIN-LEVEL HIGHLIGHTS •Main Level and Upper-Level Hardwood Floors •Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances •Designer Glass Tile Backsplash •Modern, Deep Stainless Steel Sink •Imported Blue Spectrolite Granite Kitchen Counters •Extended Kitchen Island for Seating •Main Level Half Bath •Oversized Kitchen Pantry with Custom Shelves •ADT Home Security System
UPPER-LEVEL FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS •Gleaming Wood Floors •Gorgeous Master Suite with Sitting Area •Walk-in Closet with Custom Closet Organizers •2 Additional Closets with Custom Closet Organizers •Luxury Master Bath has Jacuzzi Tub, Updates •2 Guest Bedrooms •Contemporary Bath Updates
LOWER-LEVEL FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS •Entirely New Heating and Air System •Almost New Hot Water Heater •Recessed Lighting •Powder Room •Bright Living Space •Large Windows, Sliding Doors •Brick Patio
Contemporary life means convenience and quality. All of this exists in this Fair Lakes Court Community. Plus, community amenties, activities, and access to train, planes, and express lanes await within a 1-mile radius.
WHAT’S NEARBY? EVERYTHING YOU LOVE ABOUT FAIRFAX, FAIR LAKES Here’s the list for what’s nearby or within a 5 min drive •Fairfax Town Center •Fairfax Commons •Fair Oaks Mall •Fairfax Corner (shopping, movie, restaurants) •Harris Teeter •Fair lakes Shopping Center (shopping, restaurants) •Costco, BJs Wholesale
We’re also 5 mins from emergency services: Fire Station Police Station Hospital (INNOVA Hospital at Fair Oaks)
We’re 15-20 mins from Vienna Metro and Washington Dulles International Airport.
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The story behind the home focuses on key elements of history, design, location, and community. When all of these come together, we create a value story that defines your home’s distinctive value, style, and luxury that connects people to the best properties available in any market.
As you know, I am a certified residential specialist proudly serving professionals, military, and foreign service professionals across VA and MD. A common thread when listing or buying homes is the concern over square footage. It’s typically the first thing that sellers want me to know. More often than not buyers will start out with a certain amount of square footage requirement as they search online or among the selections I provide during their search.
Sure, square footage is an important consideration. But, consider this: focus on the floor plan! Take a look at how the square footage of your home is used. In essence, is your floor plan functional? For sellers: If your home boasts a great amount of square footage think about how you use that space now. Then, think about what areas you use a certain way that may be taking away from the layout potential for buyers who walk through. When we meet, I typically walk through the house with potential clients so the floor plan becomes more familiar to me. That way, when we discuss the market analysis I can offer distinct differences–pros and cons–about livability. In the end, it’s easier to connect with those spaces most similar to how you live in your current home. As you encounter different spaces, you can continue the comforts of current life and imagine better ways to use living areas, new rooms, and indoor and outdoor spaces at your new home. It solidifies the reason behind a move or makes a move happier. You know, “that feeling” you get as soon as you walk through the front door.
Most buyers search tirelessly for “that feeling” which I emphasize is the intangible that the data, numbers, and analysis just can’t do for you. So, the space debate among buyers takes on a unique perspective as we tour your favorite properties. When asked about how much space buyers need or want the response I get most often is a number i.e. 2200, 3000 or more and then the number of beds and baths. Clients narrow down my suggestions and add their own preferred properties to visit. Let me be clear that while the debate starts at the first meeting with a typical response in numbers, it doesn’t really take on true meaning until we actually visit homes and experience a floor plan first hand. For example, do you love or not love your kitchen? Need more cooking or counter space? Look for similar layouts like these from BUILDER magazine. More Kitchen Less Hallways You don’t have to build your own home to find a floor plan that fits your favorite places at home.
I encourage you to think about, talk about, and walk through every inch of space and think about how you live at home. Then, decide which elements of each property reflect your current favorites and connect with your expectations for your new home. When the debate is considered in that context, it tends to be easier to prioritize properties, and rank your preferred properties that have potential to meet and exceed your expectations. Here’s a real life example of a recent listing in Vienna Woods. More Can Be Better
What do you think?
Hopefully, you’ve found some guidance here and some floor plan food for thought ;-). That way, you can decide for yourself as you consider a sale or purchase. Here are some real examples from BUILDER magazine and how space, style, and design make the most of 1600 square feet for the best use of every inch of these 4 house plans.Best Use of 1600 Square Feet
Read this. Then comment. Considering a sale or purchase? Contact Me. The story behind the home connects people with the best properties available. Clients connect with a home’s existing story or they can create their own. I’d love to show you how.