Huntington Homes For Sale in Alexandria, VA
Huntington is a small triangular neighborhood in Alexandria, bounded by Kings Highway, Richmond Highway (Rte 1) and the Cameron Run, a tributary stream of the Potomac River. Many Huntington homes for sale in Alexandria, VA are also near the larger body of the Potomac itself. Occupying less than a square mile of land, the neighborhood is nonetheless home to roughly 12,000 residents. Homes for sale in Huntington are among the most affordable in Alexandria, with a median sales price of $276,200 according to some real estate data websites.
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The neighborhood of Huntington was once geared toward working class and military families. Housing in general is quite varied. There are apartment buildings that have converted to condos, newer condos and townhouses, detached single-family homes and most notably, a large number of two-story brick duplexes built during the World War II years for returning veterans and service families. These duplexes are among the most affordable options in the area and consequently, are very popular with first-time buyers. There is also a significant rental market in the area.
Huntington is conveniently located for commuters via the I-495 Capital Beltway which parallels Cameron Run. While the presence of the well-known stream has an undeniable appeal for those seeking affordable waterfront homes, it also poses one of the neighborhood's dangers. Like many low-level watershed areas there can problems associated with excessive rain. Huntington was affected by flooding in 2006 and 2011. Fortunately, the area wasn't badly compromised by 2012's Hurricane Sandy.
Residents of Huntington, Virginia have plenty of green space, with Huntington Park, Mount Eagle Park and Belle Haven Park (the latter lies on the border between Huntington and Belle Haven). Schools in the area include Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Cameron Elementary and Mount Eagle Elementary. While dining and retail choices are somewhat limited, Huntington is close enough to Old Town that residents don't seem to mind. As for public transportation, it's right around the corner at the Huntington Metro Station. For more information on Huntington homes for sale in Alexandria, VA, contact us today at (202) 798-3600.
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Listing information last updated on February 18th, 2019 at 12:03am EST.