Located on one of Alexandria's most sought-after streets, this classic clapboard New England colonial is perfect for gracious entertaining and comfortable family living. Among the many special features of this fabulous home are 9 bd; foot ceilings on the main level, detailed moldings, heart pine floors and a huge kitchen/great room with vaulted ceiling & gas fireplace. A gorgeous keystone archway leads into the formal living room lined with built-in bookshelves with cabinetry below plus gas fireplace. The formal dining room with French doors opens onto a year-round sunroom with brick floor, Anderson windows and two ceiling fans. The wonderful walnut library lined with bookshelves is the perfect quiet retreat or home office. A first floor bedroom and full bath complete the main level. Four additional bedrooms and three full baths are offered on the upper two levels. Three window seats & three dormers with lovely Palladian windows highlight the third floor bedroom. Easy parking in the oversized two car garage plus spacious driveway with handsome pavers. Don't miss the delightful ''toy room'' or ''train room'' above the garage! Take the staircase from the garage and you will find a hand-painted treehouse mural, two arched windows, two spacious cedar closets, attic fan and loads of storage! Owners were the recipients of the City of Alexandria Beautification Award in 2012. Lovely landscaping including hydrangea, azaleas, hosta, roses, rhododendra, laurel, crepe myrtle, holly plus towering oaks and pines. This truly outstanding home is perfect for the most discriminating purchaser desiring exceptional charm, detail and unsurpassed convenience!