Del Ray, VA Homes For Sale

The Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia has been trending upward for the past few years—to such a degree that the inventory of highly desirable homes for sale is starting to become depleted. What are buyers going to do when there are no more charming Craftsman-style properties left? This is a serious dilemma which is only marginally addressed by the new luxury townhomes that are being built in other Alexandria neighborhoods.

Because what if you don’t want to move to another neighborhood? What if your heart is set on buying a home in Del Ray where all your friends have already bought awesome Victorian bungalows? And all your friends are happily strolling to delightful neighborhood bars and cafes and you’re stuck hanging out by yourself in some four-story townhouse? To start searching Del Ray, VA homes for sale, have a look at the MLS listings below:

Search MLS Listings in Del Ray

All Listings $500,000 - $600,000 $600,000 - $700,000
$700,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000
Over $1,000,000
New
205 E Oxford Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 2,514 SqFt

205 E Oxford Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$1,690,000
5013 Del Ray Ave, BETHESDA
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,384 SqFt

5013 Del Ray Ave, BETHESDA

$1,650,000 ↓ $95,000
508 East Custis Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,988 SqFt

508 East Custis Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$1,349,000 ↓ $50,000
111 E Luray Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,574 SqFt

111 E Luray Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$1,075,000
210 Laverne Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,085 SqFt

210 Laverne Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$925,000 ↓ $50,000
New
102 E Howell Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 1,962 SqFt

102 E Howell Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$900,000
New
119 Clifford Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,664 SqFt

119 Clifford Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$875,000
2408 Sanford St, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,980 SqFt

2408 Sanford St, ALEXANDRIA

$759,990 ↓ $20,010
13 Leadbeater St, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,431 SqFt

13 Leadbeater St, ALEXANDRIA

$689,000
10407 Del Ray Ct, UPPER MARLBORO
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,752 SqFt

10407 Del Ray Ct, UPPER MARLBORO

$624,900
New
33 E Reed Ave, ALEXANDRIA
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 680 SqFt

33 E Reed Ave, ALEXANDRIA

$525,000

More About the Del Ray Real Estate Market

Del Ray was formed in the late 1800s as a small grid of streets and later merged with the adjacent town of Potomac. It is for this reason that you’ll sometimes see it labeled on maps as Potomac West. Do not believe this heresy—Del Ray is its own very cool place with a popular retail spine along Mount Vernon Avenue featuring a stubbornly independent assortment of local mom and pop stores, restaurants and funky boutiques. Old Town with all its upscale eateries, art galleries and other quality attractions is also nearby. And, for those needing the comfort of brand-name retailers, the emerging Potomac Yard uber-community is close at hand.

Despite the tongue-in-cheekery about condos for sale, they actually do exist in Del Ray so there is actually no need to feel left out. You’ll find fun old Federal-style buildings that have converted to living space, along with some garden courtyard complexes and traditional townhouses. 

But it’s the detached single-family homes for sale that attract the most attention, with Colonial, Cape, Victorian and a fairly amazing array of Sears Roebuck “Craftsman” kit homes with all sorts of interesting details and varying rooflines. Homes and condos for sale generally start around $200,000 for studio units and top out at over a million for large houses.

Unfortunately, the part about the decreasing inventory is real. The huge run on homes for sale in Del Ray in recent years has had its predictable effect, both in available listings and rising home values. In other words, you might want to stake a bid on an endangered species before it’s gone. Contact District Partners at Compass to learn more about available properties in Del Ray, at (202) 798-3600. 

Metropolitan Regional Information System LogoThe listing content relating to real estate for sale on this web site is courtesy of MRIS. Listing information comes from various brokers who participate in the MRIS IDX.Properties listed with brokerage firms other than COMPASS are marked with the MRIS Logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.The properties displayed may not be all the properties available. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.All listing information copyright MRIS 2020.

Listing information last updated on January 18th, 2020 at 9:15pm EST.

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