Federal Charm Lives in Home in Heart of Historic Old Town
Lerner, Michele, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
While some may define luxury living as owning plenty of land, a mansion with a ballroom or an estate high on a hill, to others the ultimate luxury is owning an 18th-century home in Old Town Alexandria.
Residents of Old Town appreciate not only the rich history of their homes and surrounding community, but also the convenience of being within walking distance of riverfront parks, a marina, restaurants, shops of all types and many art galleries.
The 213-year-old home at 219 S. Lee St., on the market for $595,000, was built by a ship's captain named Lewis Weston in 1783. Current owners Joseph and Lydia Odle have treasured their home for 20 years, enjoying both the …
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Publication information: Article title: Federal Charm Lives in Home in Heart of Historic Old Town. Contributors: Lerner, Michele - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: January 24, 1997. Page number: 15. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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