MLS® ID: VAAX244168
18 E WALNUT STREET
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, 22301 $1,199,000
This Rosemont home blends the simplicity and charm of the early 20th century bungalow style with contemporary design and upgraded amenities - creating an inviting and ideal space for modern living needs.Symmetry and a steep sloping roof attract you to the face of the home where columns bookend the exceptionally charming front porch, complete with a swing and ceiling fan -- picture perfect space to welcome guests.Inside, original details evoke the essence of bungalow homes; rich and earthy heart of pine flooring offer a warm greeting, molding frames the windows and adds structure, glass door knobs are true to period embellishments. An office, with a coat closet, custom built-ins and cabinetry - carefully concealing shelving and utilities - offer smart storage options.Designer Schumacher wallpaper and penny tile flooring create dimension and texture in the renovated main level full bath. Chic hardware and lighting fixtures complement the marble vanity. The heart of this home lies in the kitchen where a considerably sized quartz island offers casual seating and storage. Soft morning light fills the breakfast area through a tri-panel picture window on the east side of the home, making for a cozy place to enjoy the first moments of the day.Stainless steel appliances, including a gas range with grill and brand new LG microwave, featuring a retractable vent, contrast polished white, soft-close custom cabinetry. French doors lead to the fenced backyard and patio, lined with seasonally blooming crepe myrtles and oak leaf hydrangeas.A central landing connects the dining room and kitchen and is where you~ll find the butler~s pantry, utility closet, an exit leading to the driveway and garage, and stairs to the finished basement. Just past the landing is the home~s original staircase, leading to the second floor with two each of the home~s four bedrooms and full baths.The vaulted ceiling and oversized picture window create an especially spacious feel in the upper level master bedroom. The window overlooks the backyard where seasonal blooms create a canopy of privacy in the spring, summer and fall. Two walk-in closets with custom shelving offer ample storage. The master bath features a generously sized glass-enclosed shower with a sitting bench, double vanity, and marble tile. The finished, partial daylight basement offers a fourth bedroom and full bath, plus a rec room - a private and perfect option for an in-law or au pair suite. A custom barn door conceals the joint laundry and utility room - this thoughtful design satisfies the necessary ventilation of this area. Two sump pumps protect this home, one with backup power.