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Located on the Potomac River just south of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, VA land and farms offer easy access to big city amenities alongside beautiful riverland views. Named one of the South’s Best Cities 2020 by Southern Living, Alexandria is known for its Old Town historic district, featuring immaculately preserved 18th and 19th-century buildings. This includes Gadsby’s Tavern, which opened in 1770 and hosted meetings of the American founding fathers during the Revolutionary War. It now features on the list of Alexandria’s many local restaurants, which offer a variety of dining experiences. Alexandria hosts several museums, including Mount Vernon, George Washington’s residence during and following his presidency. More outdoor activities can be found along the waterfront, which offers water taxis and boat cruises along with boat launches and places to go sailing, kayaking, or paddleboarding. Walking trails like the Mount Vernon trail and the African-American Heritage Trail wind through the city and by the river along with matching biking trails.
Land and farms in Alexandria, VA offer estates of all sizes and price ranges, riverfront land, farmland, commercial and recreational land, and acreages. Alexandria’s proximity to Washington, D.C. means that several of its largest employers are federal agencies like the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Department of Defense. Its biggest private industries include healthcare, engineering, and business management. Alexandria City Public Schools offers K-12 education through seventeen local public schools, while the city also houses some of the area’s top private schools. The city’s location on Virginia Route 7 and I-395 connects Alexandria, VA land and farms to the rest of the eastern seaboard. Nearby Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport offer passenger and cargo flights. Alexandria Union Station, the city’s historic train station, has daily Amtrak and Virginia Railway Express services.
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