Located at 1201 Royal Street, Old Town Alexandria 22314

One of the most intriguing new condominiums in Old Town North is appropriately named Muse. With 73 luxury residences, the cubist brick structures have aligned themselves with Alexandria’s creative arts culture, and are in fact, located in the city’s Arts Corridor. Carr Companies and SK&I Architecture describe their new condos for sale as “Artful Living.” The interweaving of upscale living, art spaces and the nearby Potomac River, provides an irresistible canvas.

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Located at 1201 Royal Street, the complex is handsomely designed with three and four level buildings in front and a taller glass and steel structure to the rear. The smaller of the front buildings is described as a “jewel box,” with The Art League occupying the first floor. Two front buildings are connected by an enclosed bridge, under which is an Arts Walk. The larger of the front buildings is dedicated to loft spaces. Additionally, the Metro Stage Theatre is part of the complex.

Residences at Muse Old Town in the independent City of Alexandria include the aforementioned lofts units, plus a larger number of luxe flats for sale in the Tower. The number of combined floorplans is impressive, given the boutique nature of the project. Prices range from the $800s up to around $2.2 million for new condos, with layouts starting at one bedroom, den and two full baths. Generous sizes climb from around 920 to 2,800 square feet, with open space designs adding to the roomy vibe. Many of the residences also have private balconies or terraces, and the rear of the Tower faces the Potomac River which is right next door.

The various layouts for Muse Old Town North homes for sale share one thing in common; giant windows, 7.5-inch wide plank engineered wood flooring, custom designer lighting, spa-style baths with Waterworks fixtures and quartz countertops. The open gourmet kitchens are the perfect places to prepare meals and socialize as tantalizing scents waft through the air. Quartz countertops, Snaidero flat-panel cabinetry, Brizo pull-down faucets, plus Bosch and Thermador appliances, combine to make meal prep an enjoyable experience. Integrated WiFi also lends to your culinary efforts—menu tutorials anyone?

Amenities include a luxurious staffed lobby, 24-hour concierge service, mail room and package storage. A main level lounge has a marble fireplace and sitting areas, while the rooftop clubroom offers incredible waterfront views, a fireplace, a bar and outdoor terrace areas where you can grill and dine. Staying in shape is facilitated with a penthouse-level fitness center and yoga studio, as well as an outdoor fitness terrace. There’s also grooming facilities for your canine friends! Landscaped open spaces, the Arts Walk and lighted display features add to the ambience. The Metro Stage Theatre is yet another perk for the community.

Muse FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Muse a new development, and where is it located?

A: Located in Old Town North, Muse was completed in 2022. The art-inspired complex is home to 73 luxury residences.

Q: How much do condos cost at Muse?

A: New construction prices were initially set between the $800s and around $2.2 million. However, the popularity of the condos has resulted in numerous units selling for over the asking price.

Q: Why is Muse described as “artful living?”

A: Carr Companies and SK&I Architecture conceived the project as a link between luxury residential living and the Old Town arts scene. Residents and visitors enjoy an on-site Arts Walk. Additionally, the complex is the new home of the Metro Stage Theatre.

Q: Can you describe the floorplans and models?

A: Most of the residences are luxury flats, but there are also some loft-style models. Square footage generally runs between 920 and 2,800 square feet with one and two-bedroom layouts. Some condos also have dens. The look is airy and spacious, with wide-plank floors and open gourmet kitchens with high-end appliances and quartz counters.

Living in Old Town Alexandria

The art-inspired condominium is also a great starting point for Old Town exploration. The Mount Vernon Trail is just steps away, offering bicycling, strolling or jogging opportunities, along the river’s edge. The accompanying greenbelt and next-door Tide Lock Park add to the outdoorsy appeal. There’s also a wealth of bakeries, coffeehouses, restaurants and a local farmers market. Del Ray with its celebrated indie shops and eateries is about a half-mile west. And of course, the rest of Old Town Alexandria lies to the south with an incredible array of both historic and modern attractions.

To learn more about Muse Old Town, call Andre Perez at District Partners at Compass, 202-798-3600.

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Listing information last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 2:30am EDT.