This spectacular home has undergone numerous improvements and renovations since 2017, such as refinished hardwood floors on main levels, kitchen update, bathroom remodels, and fresh painting throughout. With curb appeal galore and a wide front porch, this exceptional home has retained its charm and is a unique property which was custom-built and remained in one family for 3 generations. Situated on a rare double lot, this home offers plenty of space. Cooking will be a joy in the large open kitchen with lots of countertops, second sink for food prep and an eat-at counter. Guests will gather in the family room located just off the kitchen and with glass doors leading to the big backyard. Continuing on the main level, there's a separate formal living room and dining room as well as a stone-floored sunroom. The sunroom is enclosed and, with just a small portable heater, remains cozy year-round. A great spot to enjoy morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evenings.On the upper level, there's a beautiful landing, four spacious bedrooms and two full baths. As in the rest of the home, there are gorgeous heart of pine wood floors. Other great features include: two wood burning fireplaces, natural light from large windows, extra storage space in two separate attics, powder room on main level and basement, 1 car garage, fully fenced backyard, shed and patio area.The above-ground lower level offers a 5th bedroom/ study, playroom as well as garage and a large unfinished area with plenty of potential for reconfiguration. This house sits high above street level with a rare, private .3 acre back yard.Location is fantastic. Living in Alexandria's North Ridge is like living in a small town. There's a strong sense of community and neighbors look out for one another. There are plenty of award-winning schools as well as parks and playgrounds. Walk to George Mason Elementary School. Close to all the parks, shops and restaurants in Old Town, Del Ray and DC.