Location, location! Nestled on a quiet street in the Brookland Estates neighborhood, this lovely rambler home lovingly maintained by original owner has been updated and renovated with the modern luxuries home buyers seek! An all-brick exterior, front porch entrance, workshop/shed with electric on a premium .34 acre lot, an open floor plan, spacious room sizes, and an abundance of windows are only some of the fine features that make this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home so special. Beautiful refinished hardwood flooring, fresh on trend paint, decorative moldings, updated lighting, and newly upgraded kitchen and renovated baths create instant appeal. Fine craftsmanship begins as you enter the home where walls of windows flood the living room with natural light highlighting warm hardwood flooring, wainscoting, and a floor-to-ceiling wood burning brick fireplace serving as the focal point of the room. The adjoining dining room offers plenty of space for both formal and casual occasions and boasts a fusion drum chandelier adding tailored distinction. The sparkling kitchen stirs the senses and features new gleaming granite countertops, pristine white cabinetry, new recessed lighting, and new stainless steel appliances including a smooth top range and built-in microwave. A built-in butler's pantry and metro tile backsplashes add the finishing touch. Step down into the morning room and further to the family room harboring walls of windows, a second gas fireplace, and access to the expansive yard with multiple patios, vibrant plantings, privacy fencing, and a workshop with new roof and built-in cabinetry~perfect for outdoor entertaining or simple relaxation. Back inside, a laundry closet and powder room updated to perfection complement the main living areas. Hardwoods continue into three bright and spacious bedrooms boasting chic lighting, generous closet space, and access to the beautifully appointed hall bath accented with a rectangular-sink vanity, sleek fixtures, and spa-toned tile flooring and tub/shower surround~ thus completing the comfort and luxury of this wonderful home. All this can be found in a tranquil community that is convenient to Franconia Road, S. Van Dorn Street, I-495, Express Lanes, and the Metro. Plenty of fine shopping, dining, and entertainment choices are available throughout the area including Kingstowne Town Center and Manchester Lakes and outdoor enthusiasts will love the many local parks including both Lee District and Huntley Meadows Parks just down the road. If historical, cultural, or nightlife pursuits are what you seek then all that is available in nearby Old Town Alexandria or just across the river in Washington, DC. If you are looking for a home built with enduring quality in an unbeatable location, then you have found it!