Arlington Virginia

Arlington, Virginia has close to 60 different neighborhoods/civic associations.  The below sections give a detailed description of the most popular neighborhoods in the county.  Each neighborhood section has a search button to search for homes on Realtor.com that are currently on the market for that neighborhood.  If you would like to learn more about a specific neighborhood or house, reach out to our co-founder, Blake Davenport, a licensed REALTOR® and local expert via the contact information on the footer of the website.

Arlington, Virginia Neighborhoods

 

Alcova Heights

Alcova Heights Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a south central neighborhood bordered by 4 of Arlington’s most traveled main streets: Arlington Blvd, S Glebe Rd, Columbia Pike and S George Mason Dr.  Its real estate is primarily made up of single family homes and some condo and apartment buildings.   The central location of Alcova Heights makes it a great location for someone looking to commute in Arlington and Northern VA. 

The community of Alcova Heights is made up of families and young professionals.  Close by restaurants, coffee shops, and parks make it a great spot if you enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner. If this lifestyle pertains to you, then you'll certainly feel right at home in the Alcova Heights neighborhood.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 51 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $632,695

  • Median Sold Price - $607,150

  • Max Sold Price - $1,312,500

  • Average Days on Market - 24 days

Must Try: The Broiler, Pike Bolivian Restaurant, Alcova Heights Park

Arlington Forest

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Is a community located about a mile or so west of the Ballston Common Mall, bordering Carlin Springs Road and divided by Arlington Boulevard.  Its real estate is filled with the classic brick colonial “Arlington” home.   It is home to one of Arlington’s greatest outdoor areas:  Lubber Run.  Lubber Run Park includes gorgeous trails along the water, the amazing Lubber Run Amphitheater with free outdoor concerts,  and the newly added, state of the art, Community Center.   Being just south of the shops and restaurants of Ballston Quarter make this quaint neighborhood a highly coveted spot to live.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 32 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $890,802

  • Median Sold Price - $852,500

  • Max Sold Price - $1,325,000

  • Average Days on Market - 13 days

Must Try: Lubber Run Park/Amphitheater/Community Center, Crystal Thai, Brick's Pizza

 
 

Arlington Heights

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Is a small national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It extends south from Arlington Boulevard to Columbia Pike.  It is west of Arlington National Cemetery between S. Walter Reed Drive and South Glebe Road. Located just over one mile from downtown, apartments in Arlington Heights offer easy access to Ballston Common Mall, the Pentagon, and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Single-family dwellings include representative examples of the Tudor Revival and Colonial Revival styles. The district is primarily a single-family residential neighborhood with a number of twin dwellings, garden apartments, a middle school with community center, and two landscaped parks.

 

Arlington Heights is said to be a tight-knit community with a nearby Elementary and Middle school and a highly-rated community center. The neighborhood is close to DC and the residents are friendly and helpful. They have neighborhood events throughout the year such as Christmas Caroling, Halloween parade and party, many mid-summer block parties, softball games, and a quarterly meeting with free pizza.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 47 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $677,458

  • Median Sold Price - $675,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,287,000

  • Average Days on Market - 23 days

Must Try: Ruthie’s All-Day, Caspi Lounge, Thomas Jefferson Community Park

Arlington Mill

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Is a smaller South Arlington neighborhood bordered between the Four Mile Run stream and Carlin Springs Road. Its real estate is primarily made up of condos and apartment buildings with a few area with single family homes.   While it doesn’t have a main hub of restaurants and shops to call its own,  it is right next to the very popular Bailey’s Crossroads area.   The highlight of Arlington Mill would have to be the W&OD Rails nature area and Four Mile Run Trails.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 75 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $314,815

  • Median Sold Price - $270,000

  • Max Sold Price -$820,000

  • Average Days on Market - 28 days

Must Try: W&OD Trail, Four Mile Run Trail, Silvia’s Snow Cone Snowie

 
 

Arlington Ridge

Arlington Ridge Arlington Virginia Homes

Located between I-395 and Aurora Highlands, Arlington Ridge is an Arlington, Virginia neighborhood that is in a great location to get to several places quickly.  It is easy to walk to popular spots like the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Pentagon Row and Crystal City.  Hop in your car and you can be in Washington, D.C. or Alexandria in just minutes.  Arlington Ridge consists of a combination of single family colonial style homes, townhomes and apartment complexes.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 93 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $790,855

  • Median Sold Price - $825,000

  • Max Sold Price - $2,395,000

  • Average Days on Market - 52 days

Must Try: Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Pentagon Row

Arlington View

Arlington View Arlington Virginia Homes

Is one of the smaller neighborhoods in Arlington nestled between Army Navy Country Club, I-395, and Washington Blvd.  Directly across the highway from Pentagon City Mall and Pentagon Row, this is a popular area for renters.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 13 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $839,608

  • Median Sold Price - $850,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,375,000

  • Average Days on Market - 26 days

Must Try: Carver Center, Arlington View Park

 
 

Arlingwood

Arlingwood Arlington Virginia Homes

Is the most northern neighborhood in Arlington sitting along the George Washington Pkwy, just south of Fort Marcy, and just north of Glebe Rd.  Its real estate mostly features expansive homes that are high value in the $1M+ range.   A quick wal/drive across the Potomac on Chain Bridge gives you access to some of DC’s best outdoor areas including the C&O Canal and Clara Barton Pkwy toward Great Falls.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 11 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $3,578,636

  • Median Sold Price - $1,390,000

  • Max Sold Price - $24,000,000

  • Average Days on Market - 82 days

Must Try: Potomac Heritage Trail

Ashton Heights

Ashton Heights Arlington Virginia Homes

Is located in the heart of Arlington, Virginia encompassed by Wilson Blvd, Glebe Rd, Rt 50, and Irving St.  This Arlington neighborhood gives its residents a suburban feel that is just walking distance away from the urban amenities of Ballston and Clarendon.  When driving through Ashton Heights, you will find mostly single family homes with street parking.  You will see numerous new construction craftsman homes scattered across the original colonial style homes.  The neighborhood contains the newly renovated Ballston Quarter.  The Ballston Quarter is a one stop destination for all things food and entertainment. When you live in Ashton Heights, you will feel a great sense of community.  To learn more about the community, visit the community's website.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 32 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,100,927

  • Median Sold Price - $960,000

  • Max Sold Price - $2,336,550

  • Average Days on Market - 25 days

Must Try:  Ted's Bulletin, Ballston Quarter

 

Aurora Highlands

Aurora Highlands Arlington Virginia Homes

When locals talk about Aurora Highlands, they think one thing- no car needed. Aurora Highlands is one of the most walkable communities to live in. It is within walking distance to the Pentagon City and Crystal City Metro stops, the Washington D.C. Reagan Airport, Pentagon Row and the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. Comprised of single family homes and condominiums,  Arlington Ridge boasts the best of both worlds for young and old professionals looking to live right outside of Washington, D.C..

Aurora Highlands is home to Virginia Highlands Park, which is a great Arlington park that has various types of athletic fields that are always occupied by sports leagues and locals.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 32 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $934,781

  • Median Sold Price - $941,500

  • Max Sold Price - $1,520,000

  • Average Days on Market - 13 days

Must Try: Fashion Centre, Virginia Highlands Park, Thaiphoon

 
 

Ballston-Virginia Square

Ballston Virginia Square Arlington Virginia Homes

Is in the heart of Arlington, Virginia along the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor and is a great place to live.  Bordered by Wilson Blvd, Glebe Rd, I-66, and Kirkwood Rd, it contains the Ballston and Virginia Square Metro stations and has countless restaurants so it could not be anymore walkable.  It has a combination of office high rises, apartment buildings, high rise condominiums, townhomes and single family homes.  The single family homes north of Washington Blvd have a great combination of suburban living and urban amenities.  When driving through this neighborhood, you will see impressive Washington-Liberty High School and Quincy Park, which offers a great outdoor space for locals. The Annual Taste of Arlington festival occurs in this neighborhood every Spring and is an Arlington local favorite!

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 325 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $567,756

  • Median Sold Price - $534,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,550,000

  • Average Days on Market - 42 days

Must Try:  El Pollo Rico, Quincy Park

 

Barcroft

Barcroft Arlington Virginia Homes

Is another neighborhood located in central Arlington. Bordered by Arlington Boulevard to the north and Columbia Pike to the south, this community was named for Dr. John Barcroft who built the largest gristmill on the east coast in the late 1800s.

 

Barcroft real estate is a mix of more traditional Arlington style homes and new constructions consisting of large Craftsman style homes. 


This is a neighborhood with a homey feel—nice tree-lined streets and adjacent park land with Glencarlyn Park and Four Mile Run along the western border and Alcova Heights Park on the east. There’s also Barcroft Park with its Sports and Fitness Center, lighted athletic courts and great jogging trails. This is a beautiful safe place to raise a family with great access to roads and trails. A nice suburban neighborhood with smartly priced homes and condos for sale, and a great location—located less than seven miles from Washington, DC.

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 41 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $851,072

  • Median Sold Price - $865,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,499,000

  • Average Days on Market - 21 days

Must Try:  W&OD Trail, Harris Teeter

 

Bellevue Forest

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Is located in the upper northeastern section of Arlington. Houses are generously-sized and priced in the $1M-$3M+ range.  It is a quiet neighborhood ideal for families and those wanting to live in a suburban area but still close to the excitement of the city.   Zachary Taylor Park, Chain Bridge, and Potomac Overlook Regional Park are highlights of the outdoor experiences.  Even though ther arent shops or restaurants directly in this neighborhood, DC’s Palisades area and MacArthur Blvd are an easy drive. 

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 26 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,403,764

  • Median Sold Price - $1,282,000

  • Max Sold Price - $3,000,000

  • Average Days on Market - 20 days

Must Try:  Donaldson Run Trail

Bluemont

Bluemont Arlington Virginia Homes

Is located in center of Arlington just west of Ballston.  It is bordered by the W&OD Trail, N Carlin Springs Rd,  Glebe Rd, and parts of I-66.  It is one of the larger Arlington, Virginia neighborhoods and consists of mostly single family homes with a few townhouses located near Glebe Rd.  If you are looking for a new construction home, Bluemont has some of the most recently built construction homes in Arlington.

 

Bluemont contains numerous retail stores, a grocery store, and several restaurants.  One restaurant that you must try is Pupatella, which serves the best pizza in Arlington, Virginia!  Besides Pupatella, Bluemont has a lot of parks like the Bluemont Park and Bon Air Memorial Park.  Bluemont Park has a fun disc golf course that is great for all ages.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 90 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,063,345

  • Median Sold Price - $970,505

  • Max Sold Price - $2,075,000

  • Average Days on Market - 21 days

Must Try:  Pupatella, Bluemont Park

 
 

Boulevard Manor

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Is located in the mid-western section of Arlington just east of the Seven Corners shopping area. Houses are mostly split-level, ranchers, and colonials.  It’s known for being filled with trees and hills and great for being tucked away and secluded from traffic.  It has tons of history and amazing outdoor areas, especially the well-known Bluemont Park and Upton Hill Regional Park with loads of activities for everyone to enjoy like minigolf, a water park, and ropes course. 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 19 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $960,132

  • Median Sold Price - $946,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,300,000

  • Average Days on Market - 34 days

Must Try:  Upton Hills Regional Park, Bluemont Park, Powhatan Springs Skatepark

 

Buckingham

Buckingham Arlington Virginia Homes

Is located in central Arlington, bordering Glebe Rd and Arlington Blvd.  Houses are mostly townhomes and single family homes.  It’s known for having more space and a suburban feel while being very close to the action of the nearby restaurants and shops of Ballston and Clarendon.  Home prices may be higher, but you are getting the best of both worlds in this neighborhood.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 99 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $541,647

  • Median Sold Price - $320,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,925,000

  • Average Days on Market - 37 days

Must Try:  El Paso Cafe

 

Chain Bridge Forest

Chain Bridge Forest Arlington Virginia Homes

Is another northern Arlington neighborhood, located near, you guessed it, Chain Bridge!  Bordering N Glebe Rd to its south and Fairfax County to its north,  this is another area consisting mainly of larger single family homes with a higher price point due to its convenience of a close-in DC suburb, access to top rated schools, and a variety of beautiful homes.  Chain Bridge Forest has easy trail access to Pimmit Run where you can hike or ride your mountain bike to the Chain Bridge, across the Potomac into the Palisades or into Georgetown if you are up for the challenge!

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 8 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,655,025

  • Median Sold Price - $1,392,500

  • Max Sold Price - $2,650,000

  • Average Days on Market - 20 days

Must Try:  Pimmit Run Trail

Cherrydale

Cherrydale Arlington Virginia Homes

Is located in northern Arlington west of I-66 and north of the Ballston-Virginia Square neighborhood.  Cherrydale consists of mostly single family homes with a few townhomes, condos and apartment buildings.  In Cherrydale, you will find older homes with a lot of character on the outside with recent renovations on the inside.  If you haven't heard of Cherrydale, you probably have driven through it without knowing.  The center of Cherrydale is right next to the five points intersection of Lee Highway, Old Dominion Dr, Quincy St, and N Quebec St where you have probably had difficulty making a left turn.  Cherrydale has a few retail stores along Lee Highway but is mostly residential.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 65 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,069,352

  • Median Sold Price - $975,000

  • Max Sold Price - $2,530,000

  • Average Days on Market - 32 days

Must Try:  Portabellos

 
 

Claremont

Claremont Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a community located in southwest Arlington bordering Columbia Forest, Fairlington, and Douglas Park.  It has a national historic district containing 253 contributing historic buildings developed initially between 1946 and 1949. Homes in this area consist mainly of two-story Colonial Revival style houses, 1 1/2-story Cape Cods, and Ranch-style houses.  Not to be missed is the fantastic Barcroft Park.  The Barcroft community center, sport fields, courts, Wakefield aquatics center and trails are just some of the fun areas to explore in this neighborhood.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 17 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $820,050

  • Median Sold Price - $781,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,247,500

  • Average Days on Market - 26 days

Must Try:  Barcroft Park, Lucky Run Park

Clarendon-Courthouse

Clarendon Courthouse Arlington Virginia Homes

Is in our opinion the epicenter of Arlington, Virginia and our favorite place to go on the weekend.  If you want to be surrounded by countless restaurants, bars, grocery stores, fitness studios and retail stores, this is the neighborhood for you.  However, you are going to pay for it, as it is one of the most expensive places to live per sqft.  Clarendon-Courthouse contains a mix of high rise condominiums, apartment complexes, townhomes and single family homes.

The neighborhood is home to two metro stops: Clarendon and Courthouse.  There is an AMC located next to the Courthouse Metro and three small parks within the Clarendon-Courthouse neighborhood.  For the many millennials that live in Arlington, it is the place to live.

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 145 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $735,321

  • Median Sold Price - $643,888

  • Max Sold Price - $2,750,000

  • Average Days on Market - 41 days

Must Try:  Ambar, Circa, Lyon Hall

 
 

Colonial Village

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Is a historic garden apartment complex located in north Arlington between Courthouse and Rosslyn. It contains 226 contributing buildings built in four stages between 1935 and 1940. The buildings hold approximately 1,000+ apartments. Fun fact: Colonial Village was the first Federal Housing Administration-insured, large-scale, rental housing project erected in the United States.  Its amazing location makes this an affordable option to buy while being in a prime location along the Wilson Blvd. Corridor.

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 79 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $362,395

  • Median Sold Price - $330,000

  • Max Sold Price - $750,000

  • Average Days on Market - 40 days

Must Try:  Pho 75, Ireland’s Four Courts

Columbia Forest

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Is a small neighborhood on the western border of Arlington bounded by Columbia Pike to the North, Four Mile Run to the East, S George Mason Dr to the South and the Arlington-Falls Church border to the West. Despite the fact that it is very close to major transportation ways that flow both into the District and out to the burbs/business campuses, you will still get that residential and charming feel in this neighborhood. It is a couple of minutes from Shirlington Village where you can shop, get groceries, or dine at one of the local restaurants. You can spend a lot of time outdoors: head to the WO&D and Four Mile Run trails for a jog or spend a lot of time at Bailey’s Branch or Barcroft Park. Columbia Forest real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.  It is largely considered the most affordable neighborhood in Arlington.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 140 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $384,936

  • Median Sold Price - $325,000

  • Max Sold Price - $990,000

  • Average Days on Market - 29 days

Must Try:  Bailey’s Branch Park

 
 

Columbia Heights

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Is a highly-desirable neighborhood for those looking for affordable homes with easy access to restaurants and easy commutes.  This pocket neighborhood is perfect for students and professionals alike. Columbia Heights has good public transportation and is very walkable and bikeable. Quick access to Interstate 395, Columbia Pike, and Washington Boulevard will make any commute a breeze.  Its real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 65 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $410,525

  • Median Sold Price - $385,000

  • Max Sold Price - $850,000

  • Average Days on Market - 14 days

Must Try:  Bob & Edith’s Diner, Idido’s Coffee, The Celtic House Irish Pub, Walter Reed Recreation Center

 

Crystal City

Crystal City Arlington Virginia Homes

Is an urban neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Arlington.  Due to its extensive integration of office buildings and residential high-rise buildings using underground corridors, travel between stores, offices, and residences is possible without going above ground; thus, a large part of Crystal City is an underground city.

It is also the location of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and will be a part of Amazon’s new HQ.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 49 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $543,098

  • Median Sold Price - $545,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,025,000

  • Average Days on Market - 51 days

Must Try:  Jaleo, Freddie’s Beach Bar, The Portofino, The Freshman, We the Pizza, Earth Treks Rock Climbing Gym

 

Dominion Hills

Dominion Hills Arlington Viriginia Homes

Is a historic neighborhood located in West Arlington. Bordered by I-66 and Wilson Blvd, this is a great location for commuters looking to hop on the main thoroughfares via car.  Accessible to both the Custis and W&OD trails and home to the amazing Dominion Hills Park, this neighborhood is perfect for those looking to get outside and enjoy the natural amenities of our area.  The homes in Dominion Hills trend towards classic colonial single family homes.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 29 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $962,134

  • Median Sold Price - $905,500

  • Max Sold Price - $1,550,000

  • Average Days on Market - 11 days

Must Try:  Dominion Hills Park and Playground, Bon Air Park Rose Garden, Meridian Pint

Donaldson Run

Donaldson Run Arlington Virginia Homes

Is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Arlington, Virginia, Donaldson Run has a secluded neighborhood feel even though it is only minutes away from the Washington, D.C..  It is nestled between Old Dominion Drive, the Washington Golf and Country Club, and Potomac Overlook Regional Park.  The neighborhood mostly consists of single family homes nestled amongst trees with a couple of churches, Taylor Elementary School, and Marymount University.  Donaldson Run can be very hilly in parts with the homes built up on sloping landscapes.  The Donaldson Run stream runs through the neighborhood from Marymount University to Potomac Overlook Regional Park and the Potomac River.  There is a trail that runs alongside the stream that serves as a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 45 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,298,453

  • Median Sold Price - $1,229,000

  • Max Sold Price - $2,549,900

  • Average Days on Market - 28 days

Must Try:  Donaldson Run Trail

 
 

Douglas Park

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Is a neighborhood in South Arlington that is bordered by 4 of our area’s biggest thoroughfares: Glebe Road, Four Mile Run Drive, Columbia Pike, and Walter Reed Drive.  It’s incredibly close to the restaurants and shops of Columbia Pike & Shirlington, and a 10 minute drive from the DC line. There are plenty of dog parks and trails like Doctors Branch Park, Fort Barnard Community Gardens, and of course, Douglas Park.  Commuters continue to choose Douglas Park for its convenience to the District and access to major transportation options — Interstate 66, I-395, and Route 50, public transportation, and its bikeability.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 148 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $586,661

  • Median Sold Price - $474,900

  • Max Sold Price - $1,404,100

  • Average Days on Market - 21 days

Must Try:  Queen Mother’s, Pupatella, Lost Dog Cafe

 

Dover-Crystal

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Is located in the upper northeastern section of Arlington between Bellevue Forest and Riverwood.  It is a quiet neighborhood ideal for families and those wanting to live in a suburban area but still close to the excitement of the city.   Donaldson Run Rec Center and Marcey Road Park are highlights of the outdoor experiences.  Even though there aren't shops or restaurants directly in this neighborhood, nearby areas like Cherrydale, Lyon Village, DC’s Palisades area and MacArthur Blvd are an easy drive.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 13 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,506,415

  • Median Sold Price - $1,250,000

  • Max Sold Price - $3,120,000

  • Average Days on Market - 23 days

Must Try:  Windy Run Park

East Falls Church

East Falls Church Arlington Virginia Homes

Is the western corner of Arlington County located adjacent to the city of Falls Church with I-66 running through the center of the neighborhood.  While the neighborhood of East Falls Church is not the most walkable neighborhood in Arlington, some of the major roads in Arlington run through it like I-66, Washington Blvd, and Lee Highway.  Also this neighborhood contains the East Falls Church Metro stop which is the last metro stop in Arlington for the orange and silver lines.

The style of homes in East Falls Church follow the traditional Arlington style - single family colonial style home.  Also typical of Arlington, new construction craftsmans are scattered amongst the mix.  So while the neighborhood of East Falls Church is located close to I-66 and contains a Metro stop, it does not have much to offer its residents compared to the other Arlington neighborhoods.  However, if you like seafood, we would highly recommend making a visit to Chasin' Tails.  Our favorite dish? The Crawfish Étouffée!

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 88 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,036,585

  • Median Sold Price - $937,500

  • Max Sold Price - $2,070,000

  • Average Days on Market - 35 days

Must Try:  Yayla Bistro, Chasin' Tails, South Block

 
 

Fairlington

Fairlington Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a neighborhood in the southernmost part of Arlington county bordering the City of Alexandria, located directly next to the Village at Shirlington.  The main thoroughfares are Interstate 395, which divides the neighborhood into North and South Fairlington, King Street and Quaker Lane.  Fairlington has its own private swimming pools and tennis and basketball courts for its residents.  Multiple restaurants, shops, live theatre, a movie theatre, grocery stores, and more are all walking distance. The W&OD Trail trailhead and Four Mile Run are a quick walk or bike ride away as well.  Utah Field Baseball Park and Abingdon Elementary School also offer locations for activities, plus a very popular weekly Farmers Market.  Fairlington is home to the highly sought after STEM Preschool of Arlington, VA.

It is one of the most popular places to live in Arlington for families and first time home buyers due to it’s great location, amenities, affordability, community atmosphere, and walkability.  The neighborhood consists of primarily townhouse-type condominium apartments built in the 1940s as the largest housing project financed by the Defense Homes Corporation during World War II. Fairlington is listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and on the Virginia Landmarks Register.

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 255 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $508,649

  • Median Sold Price - $525,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,775,000

  • Average Days on Market - 20 days

Must Try:  Fairlington Farmers Market, Fairlington Park and Community Center, Villages at Shirlington, Bradlee Shopping Center

 

Forest Glen

Forest Glen Arlington Virginia Homes

Is in the western part of Arlington between the Glencarlyn and Arlington Mill neighborhoods.  It is a small residential area with just under 100 single family homes.  It is home to Willow Pond and parts of the Long Branch Nature Center.  While it does not have a primary area for restaurant and retail, it is a very quick drive to Baileys Crossroads and other Leesburg Pike shopping and activities.

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 2 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $805,000

  • Median Sold Price - $805,000

  • Max Sold Price - $961,000

  • Average Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  Long Branch Nature Center

 

Foxcroft Heights

Foxcroft Heights Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a small neighborhood in North Arlington along the southernmost section of Arlington National Cemetery.  Its main highlight is that it is home to the stunning Air Force Memorial, which can be seen for miles around the DMV.   There isn’t much to this half mile area, but there are about 50 or so residences that call Foxcroft Heights home. 

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 4 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $623,588

  • Median Sold Price - $625,000

  • Max Sold Price - $635,000

  • Average Days on Market - 9 days

Must Try:  Air Force Memorial, Dama Restaurant and Pastry Shop

 

Glebewood

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Is a great small neighborhood in North Arlington at the crossroads of Glebe Road and Rt 29.  It is mainly residential with a handful of cafes and businesses.  With it’s easy access to some of Arlington’s main roadways, it is a quick drive away from Virginia Hospital Center and other main shopping areas.   

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 18 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $727,850

  • Median Sold Price - $630,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,100,000

  • Average Days on Market - 14 days

Must Try:  Livin’ the Pie LIfe, Cowboy Cafe, Slater Park

 

Glencarlyn

Glencarlyn Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a great area in North Arlington along Route 50 and Four Mile Run.  It is mainly residential with multiple outdoor areas to explore.  It’s biggest highlight is Glencarlyn Park which offers Carlin Springs, a dog park, community playground, and lush trails.  The Glencarlyn neighborhood also hosts Long Branch Park and Nature Center.  

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 28 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $911,264

  • Median Sold Price - $865,003

  • Max Sold Price - $1,489,000

  • Average Days on Market - 24 days

Must Try:  Glencarlyn Park, Carling Springs, Long Branch Nature Center, Glen Carlyn LIbrary and Community Garden

 

Gulf Branch

Gulf Branch Arlington Virginia Homes

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 9 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,543,000

  • Median Sold Price - $1,575,000

  • Max Sold Price - $2,725,000

  • Average Days on Market - 46 days

Must Try:  Gulf Branch Nature Center + Park

 

Highland Park-Overlee Knolls

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Is a small neighborhood in North Arlington just west of Westover.  It is also known as Fostoria.  You may not know much about this area, but if you are an Arlington commuter, chances are you have driven right through it as Washington Blvd cuts right through the middle.   It is mostly residential with two small parks: Highland Park and Parkhurst Park.  A short walk, bike, or drive to Westover makes this a great little hidden gem.

 

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 28 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,079,979

  • Median Sold Price - $1,035,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,799,000

  • Average Days on Market - 20 days

Must Try:  Westover Farmers Market, Lebanese Taverna, Westover Library

Leeway-Overlee

Leeway-Overlee Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a small Arlington, Virginia neighborhood in-between the East Falls Church, Westover and Yorktown neighborhoods.  Leeway gets its name from Lee Highway which intersects the neighborhood at its core.  Lee Highway is one of the major roads in Arlington so it is very easy to get places from this neighborhood.  While Lee Highway contains several restaurants and retail stores, you will find better places to eat and shop in Arlington, Virginia.  The homes in this neighborhood range from the single family colonial style to the new construction craftsman. Typical of Arlington, real estate developers have been buying older homes in this neighborhood over the past few years and building massive craftsman style homes.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 35 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,171,207

  • Median Sold Price - $1,080,000

  • Max Sold Price - $2,100,000

  • Average Days on Market - 24 days

Must Try:  District Taco

 

Long Branch Creek

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Is a neighborhood in the southeast section of Arlington bordering I-395 and Arlandria.  It consists of multiple apartment/condo buildings, townhome communities, and smaller single family homes.  It is a great location to live for those looking for an easy commute to DC, Alexandria, or Arlingotn due to its proximity to Glebe Rd and I-395. Troy Park and Gunston Park are popular places for outdoor activities.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 27 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $479,874

  • Median Sold Price - $475,000

  • Max Sold Price - $702,000

  • Average Days on Market - 16 days

Must Try:  District Dumplings

 

Lyon Park

Lyon Park Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a great neighborhood to live in and is located in the heart of Arlington, Virginia.  It is encompassed by Irving St, Arlington Blvd, and 10th St N.  It is a residential area that is just south of the Clarendon Metro with great walkability to many shops and restaurants.  Homes in Lyon Park consist of colonial style single family homes built in the 1930s with new construction craftsmans scattered amongst the mix.  If you are looking for a suburban feeling neighborhood but want to be able to walk to your favorite restaurant on a Friday night, you should consider living in Lyon Park!

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 79 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $953,489

  • Median Sold Price - $942,500

  • Max Sold Price - $2,345,000

  • Average Days on Market - 23 days

Must Try:  Astor Mediterranean, Bonchon

 

Lyon Village

Lyon Village Arlington Virginia Homes

Lyon Village is located in the heart of Arlington, Virginia just north of the Clarendon-Courthouse neighborhood.  The neighborhood is surrounded by Wilson Blvd, Kirkwood Rd, Lee Highway, and N Veitch St. It is a great place to live since it has a friendly suburban neighborhood feel and is walking distance to numerous shops and restaurants that the Clarendon-Courthouse neighborhood has to offer.  Homes in Lyon Village are similar to the other Arlington, Virginia neighborhoods with older colonial style homes with a mix of new construction craftsman homes. Lyon Village Park is a park within the neighborhood that is a great place to play basketball or tennis on a week night or weekend afternoon.  Overall, if you want the best of both urban and suburban lifestyles, you should look at homes in Lyon Village.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 43 Sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,684,724

  • Median Sold Price - $1,689,500

  • Max Sold Price - $3,750,000

  • Average Days on Market - 25 days

Must Try:  Northside Social, Don Titos, Spider Kellys

 
 

Madison Manor

Madison Manor Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a neighborhood in the western section of Arlington right next to East Falls Church and just below Westover.  It is a great area known for its quiet residential streets, gorgeous new park.  A great spot for commuters as it has very convenient access to transportation and commercial areas and is walking distance to the East Falls Church Metro on the Orange and Silver lines.  It has a mix of both original homes in the traditional Cape Cod style as well as some homes with additions.  While it doesn’t have too many places of it’s own, it is just a short drive to restaurants and shops in Falls Church and Westover.

As for real estate sales in this neighborhood in the last year:

  • Closed Sales - 13 sales

  • Average Sold Price - $1,031,229

  • Median Sold Price - $974,000

  • Max Sold Price - $1,600,000

  • Average Days on Market - 18 days

Must Try:  Madison Manor Park