Carlton Place Condos For Sale, Alexandria, VA
Carlton Place is one of several different condominium complexes that is part of Alexandria, Virginia’s popular Cameron Station community. The garden-style development was built in 2001 and is comprised of four four-story buildings with 144 units in all. Sometimes referred to as Carlton Place at Cameron Station, these charming one and two-bedroom condos for sale are located along the 5100 block of Donovan Drive.
Cameron Station is in Alexandria’s West End, and is a former U.S. Army base that was transformed into an upscale self-contained neighborhood with an interesting throw-back vibe. Buildings typically have 18th and 19th Century influences. Winding brick sidewalks and old-fashioned lamp posts contribute to the traditional sensibility. Construction began in 1999 with more than 2,000 residences delivered to date.
Carlton Place offers a slightly more contemporary feel than some others in the community, with combined clapboard and brick facades. The one and two-bedroom floorplans range from 900 to a very roomy 1,600 square feet. The largest models include a den. The bright and open residences have huge windows allowing plenty of natural light, plus combinations of hardwood and carpet flooring. The deluxe kitchens have the requisite granite counters, custom cabs and stainless steel appliances. Completing the picture are private balconies, in-unit washer/dryers, parking and extra storage. List prices have recently been between $300,000 and $450,000.
Cameron Station has lots to offer with local businesses in the town center such as the Main Street Market, Cameron Café and Café Pizzaiolo. There’s also tot lots, walking paths and the awesome Cameron Club with a swimming pool, gym, fitness center, kitchen and more. The Armistead L. Booth and Ben Brenman Park offer even more recreational opportunities, including a lake, athletic fields, hiking trails, woods and wide-open spaces.
Also worth noting, a free shuttle to take residents to the Van Dorn Metro Station, an adjacent public library, the West End Farmers Market, the nearby Portner Brewhouse and so much more. Plus, there’s a wealth of other equally attractive condo and townhouse developments within the neighborhood, including Main Street Condominiums, Condominiums at Cameron Boulevard and Oakland Hall at Cameron Station.