Del Ray, Alexandria: A Popular and Eclectic Neighborhood

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President

April 09, 2007

A Little Bit about Del Ray, Alexandria: A Popular and Eclectic Neighborhood

Del Ray, Alexandria is one of the more popular and eclectic neighborhoods in Northern Virginia


Del Ray began as a working class neighborhood on the northwest end of Old Town Alexandria.  Today, Del Ray is a thriving small community of charming old homes, boutique stores, fun and eclectic restaurants, and a great neighborhood feel. 

Located within Alexandria zip code 22301, Del Ray's homes include many bungalows from the 1920s and 1930s as well as some affordable townhomes.  Del Ray home prices range from the $300Ks up through the $800Ks.  Mount Vernon Avenue is the main thoroughfare in Del Ray and boasts such exciting shops and restaurants as Evening Star Cafe, Fireflies, CheesetiqueMancini's Cafe, Purple Goose, Thai Peppers.  For yoga afficionados living in Del Ray, try a class at Yoga in Daily Life at 1310 Mt. Vernon Avenue. 

Many people are interested in looking for homes in Del Ray because of the neighborhood charm, cute homes, and proximity to Old Town Alexandria, and the shopping and movie theater at Potomac Yards.

Here's a photo of a typical Del Ray rowhouse:


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Angie Vandenbergh
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very cool.... feels a little like an americanized amsterdam :) with the row house look. Very charming.
Jul 14, 2007 01:33 AM #1

do you know of any houses in warfe village that go for a reasonable price?

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