Sandra and Duane Heiler’s Federal-style brick home in Brookeville was the judges’ favorite. The Lord Fairfax House in Old Town Alexandria, owned by Leslie Ariail, and a Victorian row house in Shaw, owned by Jim Loucks and Brad Smith, were the runners-up.
Winner: Madison HouseThe winner: Sandra and Duane Heiler’s Federal-style brick home in Brookeville was built in the 1700s. During the War of 1812, President James Madison stayed at the house after fleeing Washington because of the British invasion. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post