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8515 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308
8515 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308
8515 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308
8515 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308

Price: $1,199,999
8515 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308

MLS #: VAFX1171498
Tax ID #: 1023 01 0033A
Ownership Interest: Fee Simple
Structure Type: Detached
Levels/Stories: 3
Furnished: No
Waterfront: No
Garage: No
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 / 2
Above Grade Fin SQFT: 4,360 / Assessor
Price / Sq Ft: 275.23
Year Built: 1925
Property Condition: Excellent
Style: Farmhouse/National Folk
Central Air: Yes
Basement: Yes

Public: Priced to sell! Priced under appraised value. Bring all offers! Welcome to Willow Oak, a modern day farmhouse that was once part of the George Washington estate. Building #41 on the River Farm. The original farmhouse that dates back to the late 1700’s and sits on just over half an acre. The home went through an addition in the late 1800’s and some renovations during the next century. In 1998 The original farmhouse was raised off its old foundation and the homes foundation was replaced with new concrete piers and I beams. Sparing no expense in materials and design. In 2007 the original farm house was gutted and became the luxury farm house that we see today. From its 2×6 exterior wall construction, Hardie plank siding, a mix a metal and architectural shingled roofs. This modern day farm house is luxury living at its best. With over 4,300 sq. ft. above grade and 536 sq. ft. of unfinished below grade sq. ft. This 4BR, 4 FB, 2 HB, 2 Car drive through car port, large private lot with 2 outbuildings, backs to trees. From the moment you step into the foyer, the homes custom features instantly set it apart from all others on the market. The feeling of old world charm grabs you as you enter into the foyer of this home. Elegant foyer with custom tile, custom staircase and railing. You will find two parlors off of the foyer, both with access to a screened in porch. As you leave the original farm house for the new world. Your eye can’t help but notice the high ceilings, extensive 10″ crown moldings, 10″ baseboards, extensive wainscoting and extensive recessed lighting. Waiting to be discovered is a true gourmet kitchen with custom Mouser dovetailed two toned cabinets, under counter lights, blum glides with full motion and center island. Custom cabinets, feature a custom lazy Susan, 2 dishwasher drawers, all cabinets have high gloss double layered granite with a square edge bottom layer and an OG rounded top layer. Center island features 2 layered honed granite with a prep sink, microwave drawer and beam sweep vacuum. A large custom 43 cubic foot refrigerator and freezer with matching cabinet doors. A custom granite farmers sink with atrium window. The centerpiece of the gourmet kitchen is the custom $38k imported AGA 4 door stove with 2 burners and 2 door companion with 3 burners and a wok burner, dual fuel and with turbo convection, with custom lighted exhaust mantle. All accented by over $12k in accent backsplash tile. Custom pantry with custom door with hidden hinges. Just off kitchen is a large private dining room with extensive wainscoting and 10? crown molding and gleaming oak hard wood floors. Just beyond the dining room you will find a large family room with oak floors, 10? crown molding and baseboards. A corner stone gas log fireplace and wood mantle. A custom butlers pantry with 20 bottle wine rack, sink, wine fridge, ice maker that makes nugget ice. Take the second custom staircase from the family room to the upper level where you will find hours of fun in the large bonus recreation room with bamboo floor and custom cypress wood ceiling and a full bath and access to the moon deck. The bedroom level has two large primary bedrooms, 2 additional bedrooms and 4 full baths. The primary bedroom features gorgeous hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings with sky lights, extensive wainscoting , French doors and a gas fireplace. Off the primary bedroom is a dressing room with skylights, cedar lined closets and built in drawers, The primary luxury bath features a walk in steam/aromatherapy shower and jetted 2 person aromatherapy tub. Dual vanity and skylights. Secondary bedrooms have hardwood floors and share a Jack and Jill Bath. The second primary bedroom is open and bright with a walk-in closet. There is also another full hall bath with open beams and a skylight. Also, on this level is a full laundry room and utility room. Home has to many other features to list here. Did we mention no HOA!

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