Belle Haven Homes For Sale in Alexandria, VA
Located on the Potomac River in the southern part of Alexandria, Belle Haven is a census-designated place (CDP) with a self-named subdivision as well as other small neighborhoods. This is a neighborhood where you'll find some true luxury homes for sale. Belle Haven's history goes back to early Scottish settlers in the 1700's, as well as an association with the West Grove Plantation which was burned to the ground by Union troops during the Civil War. Belle Haven's more modern history began in the early 1920's when it was simultaneously developed as both a residential neighborhood and prominent country club. To learn more about Belle Haven homes for sale in Alexandria, VA, check out the active home listings below:
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Homes for sale in Belle Haven are made up of 55 percent condos, 43 percent single-family homes and two percent rentals. While the median home value is estimated at $357,200, the number is somewhat misleading as it is heavily skewed by a number of moderately priced condos. A look at current listings shows a range from $180,000 to $2.5 million. There are a number of older homes built prior to 1940, many of which are immediately adjacent the Belle Haven Country Club, and quite expensive. Architectural styles in Belle Haven include Colonial, Tudor, Cape Cod, Greek Revival, Federal-style townhomes and contemporary condos.
The social scene in Belle Haven is quite active and commonly associated with both the Belle Haven Country Club and the Mount Vernon Yacht Club in neighboring Yacht Haven. The Belle Haven Country Club which was first constructed in 1924, has grown over the years and continues to play a major generational role in the community. The club offers golf, tennis, tournament competition for all ages, dining, social events and more.
There are 6,518 residents in Belle Haven. The neighborhood is considered to be one of the top communities to live in, with unemployment at a low 4 percent and a diverse work force ranging from the service sector to white-collar professionals. Schools in the area include Belle View Elementary and West Potomac High School. There are close-by parks including Belle Haven Park and Fort Willard Park, as well as the Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve that runs along the river's edge. Commuters are able to take nearby Richmond Highway (Rte. 1) to the I-495 Capital Beltway for quick access to downtown Washington DC. For more information about Belle Haven homes for sale, contact District Partners at Compass today at (202) 798-3600.
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Listing information last updated on December 19th, 2018 at 2:30am EST.