Located in the heart of the Dowden Terrace neighborhood in Alexandria, this lovely rambler situated on a beautiful ½ acre lot will capture your imagination from the first time you see it. As you walk up to the house, you’ll see the full array of solar panels on the roof which were recently installed, so big electric bills should be a thing of the past.
Step inside and you’ll notice the spacious feeling and beautiful natural light in the living room, which features a wood burning fireplace. You’ll love the classically proportioned dining room and large updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and new granite countertops. Both the dining room and the kitchen connect to the sunroom, enabling wonderful flow while entertaining indoors and out.
The back yard has been thoughtfully landscaped and has plenty of room for all sorts of activities from badminton to volleyball, and everything in between. The second and third bedrooms are adjacent to the living room, and share an updated bath. The master bedroom has an en suite bath, and ample closets.
There’s a bonus room between the living room and the large family room, which has a gas fireplace. It’s perfect for casual indoor time. There is lots of storage in the “gardening garage” and the two attics. The location is wonderful, with many neighborhood amenities close by, including the Dora Kelly Nature center, Dowden Terrace Park and the Dowden Terrace membership pool.
Shopping and dining choices abound, both along route 7 and also Columbia Pike including Trader Joe’s, Peking Gourmet, Clydes and so many more. There’s easy access to the 395 HOV lanes and other major commuter routes as well. Come and see for yourself, you’ll want to make it your own. Welcome to 5539 Colfax Avenue.