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Alexandria

Experience historic charm with an independent spirit on the Potomac

  • Riverside
  • Charming
  • Historic
  • Vibrant
  • Urban
  • Walkable

Nestled alongside the Potomac River, about eight miles south of Washington DC, Alexandria is a vibrant city rich with history and culture. Alexandria is best known for its picturesque Old Town, a nationally designated historic district founded in 1749. Along Old Town’s charming cobblestone streets and red-brick sidewalks, residents enjoy access to more than 200 independent boutiques and restaurants in addition to intimate historical museums and exciting events held at the waterfront.

Del Ray is another well-known neighborhood in Alexandria, offering a slew of eclectic shops, top-notch cafes, and diverse eateries with an artistic vibe along Mount Vernon Avenue. Residents delight in numerous scenic parks and preserves located throughout the city, from Waterfront Park to Dora Kelley Nature Park and everything in between.

Alexandria was famously the hometown of George Washington, and now contains the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. Commuting and traveling from Alexandria is easy with access to the Metro’s Blue and Yellow Lines, I-395, I-495, and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Rent Trends

As of October 2018, the average apartment rent in Alexandria, VA is $1,323 for a studio, $1,548 for one bedroom, $1,877 for two bedrooms, and $2,086 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Alexandria has increased by 3.2% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 486 $1,323
1 BR 725 $1,548
2 BR 1,031 $1,877
3 BR 1,271 $2,086

Ratings

71 Walk Score® Very Walkable
55 Transit Score® Good Transit
70 Bike Score® Very Bikeable

Top 10 Apartments in Alexandria

  1. The Encore, 1-3 Bed, $1,585 - 3,945
  2. Lerner Excelsior Tower, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,378 - 1,805
  3. EOS-21 Apartment Homes, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,175 - 1,848
  4. Parc Meridian at Eisenhower Station, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,700 - 4,245
  5. Edlandria, 1-3 Bed, $1,500 - 2,340
  6. 800 Carlyle, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,533 - 3,515
  7. Riverside, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,205 - 2,258
  8. The Beacon of Groveton, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,422 - 4,558
  9. 1111 Belle Pre, 1-2 Bed, $1,745 - 2,616
  10. Town Square at Mark Center, 1-3 Bed, $1,511 - 2,925

Living in Alexandria

  • History

    In Alexandria, you can follow in George Washington’s footsteps. This tour will lead you around the city to places like the Stabler Leadbeater Apothecary Museum and even to Christ Church where he worshipped. Another great attraction is the Lyceum. This museum offers a great deal of history about the area that will have you spending your days lost among the events of the past.

  • Transportation

    This city is located very near Washington D.C. which means that public transit is very much used. This area is serviced by both a train and a bus service. These are public transportation options which mean you can either pay for each ticket as you go or if you are planning on a longer stay, you may want to invest in a bus pass or metro card. The public transportation will take you through the city and even into the outlying areas of the capitol if you so desire. There are also tons of taxi services to help you get a car quickly and get where you want to be in a hurry. You can also drive your own car as roadways are not restricted and traffic patterns are relatively normal. You may also want to walk or bike when you get into the heart of the city.

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  • The Encore
    2215 N Pickett St, Alexandria, VA 22304
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    New
    $1,585 - 3,945 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-368-2359
  • Lerner Excelsior Tower
    5800 Quantrell Ave, Alexandria, VA 22312
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    $1,378 - 1,805 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-245-9056
  • EOS-21 Apartment Homes
    140 S Van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304
    1 / 69
    New
    $1,175 - 1,848 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    877-649-8924
  • Edlandria
    6198 Edsall Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304
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    $1,500 - 2,340 1-3 Bed Available Now
    855-346-1627
  • 800 Carlyle
    800 John Carlyle St, Alexandria, VA 22314
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    $1,533 - 3,515 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    888-429-5835
  • Riverside
    5860 Cameron Run Ter, Alexandria, VA 22303
    1 / 32
    New
    $1,205 - 2,258 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    571-858-9992
  • The Beacon of Groveton
    6870 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22306
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    40 min
    $1,422 - 4,558 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    703-650-9051
  • 1111 Belle Pre
    1111 N Belle Pre Way, Alexandria, VA 22314
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    51 min
    $1,745 - 2,616 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-762-9253
  • Town Square at Mark Center
    1459 N Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA 22311
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    $1,511 - 2,925 1-3 Bed Available Now
    703-650-5208
  • Reserve at Potomac Yard
    3700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305
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    51 min
    $1,620 - 2,140 1-2 Bed Available Now
    866-830-1739
  • Carlyle Mill
    2201 Mill Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314
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    $1,841 - 2,589 1-3 Bed Available Now
    855-817-3878
  • Sullivan Place
    5575 Vincent Gate Ter, Alexandria, VA 22312
    1 / 29
    New
    $1,535 - 7,552 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    844-282-1874
  • DelRay Tower
    3110 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305
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    $1,799 - 5,693 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-310-6552
  • Arbor Park of Alexandria
    6340 Wingate St, Alexandria, VA 22312
    1 / 17
    New
    $1,377 - 6,197 1-3 Bed Available Now
    571-297-0889
  • Newport Village
    4757 W Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22311
    1 / 29
    New
    $1,420 - 6,989 1-3 Bed Available Now
    888-870-4607
  • Avana Alexandria
    3001 Park Center Dr, Alexandria, VA 22302
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    New
    $1,425 - 5,094 1-4 Bed Available Now
    571-303-0335
  • BLVD2801
    2801 Park Center Dr, Alexandria, VA 22302
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    1 hr
    $1,398 - 3,924 Studio - 4 Bed Available Now
    703-997-9441
  • The Point at Alexandria
    205 Century Pl, Alexandria, VA 22304
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    1 hr
    $1,435 - 2,757 1-2 Bed Available Now
    571-303-1688
  • Cascade at Landmark
    300 Yoakum Pky, Alexandria, VA 22304
    1 / 30
    New
    $1,403 - 2,899 1-2 Bed Available Now
    571-384-2439
  • South Port
    6112 Edsall Rd, Alexandria, VA 22304
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    1 hr
    $1,340 - 2,655 1-3 Bed Available Now
    877-636-6803
  • Bridgeyard Old Town
    1204 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314
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    1 hr
    $1,100 - 1,964 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
    844-795-1681
  • Key Towers Apartments
    6060 Tower Ct, Alexandria, VA 22304
    1 / 18
    New
    $1,187 - 5,516 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    571-858-9991
  • Foxchase Apartments
    766 N Howard St, Alexandria, VA 22304
    1 / 21
    New
    $1,078 - 29,836 1-2 Bed Available Now
    571-858-9990

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