When this 1965-constructed single-family home in Alexandria, Virginia, last sold, it looked a little sad. The landscaping was all over the place, the living room and dining room had a dull green carpeting, and the kitchen looked dated. Now, after a full renovation, it looks better than ever.
The exterior has been totally restored, and the landscaping looks neat and professional. The green carpeting was torn out to reveal shining hardwood flooring, while one of the fireplaces inside was repainted to stand out more from the floor-to-ceiling windows.
In the kitchen, there is now a white waterfall island with bar seating and a sink. There is also striking, dark cabinetry with a tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances.
The structure was designed by Midentury Modern architect Charles Goodman, who formerly worked as the designing architect in the Public Buildings Administration and the head architect at the U.S. Treasury Department and the Air Transport Command.
There are a total of four bedrooms and three bathrooms across the listing’s 2,285 square feet of space. There is also a studio addition in the back by local architect Tom Kerns, built in 1979.
The property last sold for $565,000 in June 2017 and is now on the market for $850,000.
The listing agent is Teresa Bosch of Long & Foster Real Estate.
• 7501 Elba Road [Long & Foster Real Estate]
• Old photos of 7501 Elba Road [Estately]