On a Budget? Try Cape Cod

Perhaps the title of this blog entry “Try Cape Cod “ conjures a day with Grandma at the beach and a lunch of lobster and corn on the cob. For the buyer of this 1956 Cape Cod, there are so many more memories to be made in this delightful home. Imagine white sock clad toddler feet slipping and sliding across the pristine hardwood floors —… Read More

Tysons Townhouse

Location:International Drive at Tysons Boulevard Price:$469,000 Maybe you’re a young family just starting out and a 5000 square foot home is just too much space for you. Why not choose a townhouse? At 1280 square feet This townhouse is very spacious and can easily accommodate a couple with children. Or for retirees looking to downsize — this handsome… Read More

Built in 1965

Location: 1616 East Ave, McLean, VA 22101 Property: 4 bedroom, 3 bath 1965 brick colonial Price: $719,000 This East Avenue home was built in 1965.  Have you ever looked at your house and wondered what was happening in this country around the time your house was constructed? The same year this colonial was erected, a short… Read More

New Deal in West McLean

Property: 3 bedroom 1 full bath, 1 half bath brick 1960′s rambler Location: 1463 Buena Vista Ave. McLean 22101 Price: $599,000   Okay folks this house has only been on the market for 27 days. One of the great things about this home is the expansive 9,375 square foot lot.  Children are sure to appreciate… Read More

Mighty Mighty Brick House (under $700,000)

For the past week I’ve focused quite a bit on condos and estates in the upper brackets in McLean. Now, one split level cottage like home with superb curb appeal is available near the McLean/Arlington border.  Property:  3 bedroom 2 1/2  bath expanded brick split level Location: Dumbarton at Franklin Park Price:$699,000 This house is located on a… Read More

Recently Reduced Gates Condo

 Location: Spring Gate Drive at Scott’s Crossing  Price: $350,000 Condo: 2 bedroom 2 bath condo at The Gates of McLean near I-495, Routes-66, and 267 At the risk of sounding like a public relations flack for the Gates of McLean development I’ve discovered another fantastic 2 bedroom 2 bath condo for sale — this one… Read More

Majestic Manse

Property: 5 bedroom 6 full bath estate in The Reserve Price: 4,300,000  This  5 Br, 6 full & 3 half bath, 1.5 acre estate in McLean is so gracious it gives the appearance of a historic property.  And no, it is not Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.  Custom finishes appear throughout this exceptional property. The expansive master suite features his and… Read More

Another Nifty Gates Condo

Bargain house hunters – here’s a tip: Get a realtor and tell them to take you on a tour of the Gates of McLean. Apparently there are many deals to be had on these attractive garden condominium units.  For example this 1,149 square foot, 2 bedroom 2 bath unit is available for $389,900. Location: 1550 Spring Gate Drive, #… Read More