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NEIGHBORHOODS OF ARLINGTON

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 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 button below.

Alcova Heights

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $150,000-$1,998,385

  • Median Price - $709,999

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

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

ARLINGTON FOREST

Arlington Forest Neighborhood in Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $715,000-$1,855,000

  • Median Price - $1,060,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

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

Arlington Forest
Arlington Heights

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS

Arlington Heights Neighborhood in Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $248,000-$1,385,000

  • Median Price - $802,500

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

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

ARLINGTON MILL

Arlington Mill Neighborhood in Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $142,000-$1,029,990

  • Median Price - $304,500

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

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

Arlington Mill
Arlington Ridge

ARLINGTON RIDGE

Arlington Ridge Neighborhood in 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $205,000-$2,475,000

  • Median Price - $845,000

  • Median Days on Market - 18 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $577,500-$999,000

  • Median Price - $760,000

  • Median Days on Market - 14 days

Must Try: Carver Center, Arlington View Park

Arlington View
Arlingwood

ARLINGWOOD

Arlingwood Neoghborhood in 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $2,725,000-$2,725,000

  • Median Price - $2,725,000

  • Median Days on Market - 23 days

Must Try: Potomac Heritage Trail

ASHTON HEIGHTS

Ashton Heights Neighborhood in 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $780,000-$3,000,000

  • Median Price - $1,465,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

Must Try:  Ted's Bulletin, Ballston Quarter

Ashton Heights

AURORA HIGHLANDS

Aurora Highlands Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Aurora Highlands 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $615,000-$2,217,875

  • Median Price - $935,900

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try: Fashion Centre, Virginia Highlands Park, Thaiphoon

Aurora Highlands
Ballston-Virginia Sq

BALLSTON-VIRGINIA SQUARE

Ballston Virginia Square Neighborhood Living in Arlington Virginia Ballston Arlington 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 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $100,000-$2,088,800

  • Median Price - $513,500

  • Median Days on Market - 14 days

Must Try:  El Pollo Rico, Quincy Park

Barcroft

BARCROFT

Barcroft Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Barcroft 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $210,000-$1,825,500

  • Median Price - $885,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

Must Try:  W&OD Trail, Harris Teeter

Bellevue Forest

BELLEVUE FOREST

Bellevue Forest Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Bellevue Forest

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $800,000-$3,200,000

  • Median Price - $1,528,500

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  Donaldson Run Trail

BLUEMONT

Bluemont Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Bluemont

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $695,000-$2,350,000

  • Median Price - $1,200,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

Must Try:  Pupatella, Bluemont Park

Bluemont
Boulevard Manor

BOULEVARD MANOR

Boulevard Manor Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Boulevard Manor Arlington Virginia

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $875,000-$1,622,551

  • Median Price - $1,045,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

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

Buckingham

BUCKINGHAM

Buckingham Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Buckingham Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $180,000-$2,125,000

  • Median Price - $330,000

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  El Paso Cafe

Chain Bridge Forest

CHAIN BRIDGE FOREST

Chain Bridge Forest Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Chain Bridge Forest

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 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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $1,425,000-$2,762,500

  • Median Price - $1,492,500

  • Median Days on Market - 40 days

Must Try:  Pimmit Run Trail

CHERRYDALE

Cherrydale Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Cherrydale Arlington

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $665,000-$2,865,000

  • Median Price - $1,325,300

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  Tuna Restaurant

Cherrydale
Claremont

CLAREMONT

Claremont Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Cherrydale Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $675,000-$1,420,000

  • Median Price - $845,000

  • Median Days on Market - 5 days

Must Try:  Barcroft Park, Lucky Run Park

CLARENDON-COURTHOUSE

Clarendon Courthouse Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Clarendon

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $400,000-$1,850,000

  • Median Price - $640,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

Must Try:  Ambar, Circa, Lyon Hall

Clarendon-Courthouse
Colonial Village

COLONIAL VILLAGE

Colonial Village Neighborhood in Arlington VA Homes in Colonial Village Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $33,388-$750,000

  • Median Price - $325,000

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  Pho 75, Ireland’s Four Courts

COLUMBIA FOREST

Columbia Forest Neighborhood in Arlington VA Homes in Columbia Forest Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $130,000-$1,240,000

  • Median Price - $285,000

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  Bailey’s Branch Park

Columbia Forest
Columbia Heights

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS

Columbia Heights Neighborhood Arlington VA Homes in Columbia Heights Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $325,000-$1,075,000

  • Median Price - $452,500

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

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

Crystal City

CRYSTAL CITY

Crystal City Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Crystal City Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $292,000-$1,150,000

  • Median Price - $594,950

  • Median Days on Market - 24 days

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

Dominion Hills

DOMINION HILLS

Dominion Hills Neighborhood Arlington Viriginia Homes in Dominion Hills Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $771,000-$1,949,950

  • Median Price - $999,500

  • Median Days on Market - 8 days

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

DONALDSON RUN

Donaldson Run Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Donaldson Run Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $870,000-$3,250,000

  • Median Price - $1,337,500

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  Donaldson Run Trail

Donaldson Run
Douglas Park

DOUGLAS PARK

Douglas Park Neighborhoods in Arlington Virginia Homes in Douglas Park Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $245,000-$1,684,000

  • Median Price - $537,500

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

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

Dover-Crystal

DOVER-CRYSTAL

Dover Crystal Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Dover-Crystal Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $1,060,000-$3,608,356

  • Median Price - $1,484,000

  • Median Days on Market - 9 days

Must Try:  Windy Run Park

EAST FALLS CHURCH

East Falls Church Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in East Falls Church

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $588,000-$2,600,000

  • Median Price - $1,123,034

  • Median Days on Market - 11 days

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

East Falls Church
Fairlington

FAIRLINGTON

Fairlington Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Fairlington

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.

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $295,000-$831,000

  • Median Price - $565,000

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

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

Forest Glen

FOREST GLEN

Forest Glen Arlington Virginia Homes in Forest Glen Arlington VA

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $600,000-$965,000

  • Median Price - $865,000

  • Median Days on Market - 44 days

Must Try:  Long Branch Nature Center

Foxcroft Heights

FOXCROFT HEIGHTS

Foxcroft Heights Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes in Foxcroft Heights

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $615,000-$650,000

  • Median Price - $640,000

  • Median Days on Market - 15 days

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

Glebewood

GLEBEWOOD

Glebewood Neighborhood in Arlington VA Homes in Glebewood

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $710,000-$1,625,000

  • Median Price - $855,000

  • Median Days on Market - 4 days

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

Glencarlyn

GLENCARLYN

Glencarlyn Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Glencarlyn

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $250,000-$1,300,000

  • Median Price - $830,000

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

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

Gulf Branch

GULF BRANCH

Gulf Branch Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Gulf Branch

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $850,000-$1,350,000

  • Median Price - $1,280,000

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  Gulf Branch Nature Center + Park

Highland Park-Overlee Knolls

HIGHLAND PARK-OVERLEE KNOLLS

Highland Park-Overlee Knoll Neighborhood Homes in Highland Park Overlee Knolls

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $800,000-$2,200,000

  • Median Price - $1,377,000

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

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

LEEWAY-OVERLEE

Leeway-Overlee Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Leeway Overlee

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $452,000-$2,175,000

  • Median Price - $1,050,000

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  District Taco

Leeway-Overlee

LONG BRANCH CREEK

Long Branch Creek Neighborgood Arlington VA Homes in Long Branch Creek

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $347,000-$716,000

  • Median Price - $480,500

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  District Dumplings

Long Branch Creek

LYON PARK

Lyon Park Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Lyon Park

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $328,000-$3,150,000

  • Median Price - $1,349,000

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  The Shops at Pershing, Bonchon

Lyon Park

LYON VILLAGE

Lyon Village Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Lyon Village

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $460,000-$4,225,000

  • Median Price - $1,631,250

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

Must Try:  Northside Social, Don Titos, Spider Kellys

Lyon Village
Madison Manor

MADISON MANOR

Madison Manor Neighborhood Arlington Virginia Homes in Madison Manor

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:

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $790,000-$1,899,000

  • Median Price - $1,200,000

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  Madison Manor Park

Maywood

MAYWOOD

Maywood Neighborhood in Arlington VA Homes in Maywood

Is a neighborhood of northern Arlington.  It is one of the oldest of Arlington’s residential districts and is said to be one of the best remaining examples of early trolley suburbs.  It has two parks: Maywood Mini Park and Thrifton Hill Park.  Maywood is very friendly to bike and car-free commuters being walking distance to Clarendon and less than a mile to D.C.

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $325,000-$2,351,000

  • Median Price - $852,500

  • Median Days on Market - 8 days

Must Try:  Thrifton Hill Park

Nauck

NAUCK

Nauck Neighborhood Homes in Nauck Arlington Virginia

Is a neighborhood in the southern part of Arlington. It is bordered by Four Mile Run and Shirlington to the south, Douglas Park to the west, I-395 to the east, and Columbia Heights and the Army-Navy Country Club to the north.  In 2019, this neighborhood transitioned its name to Green Valley after being previously known as Nauck.   The area is seeing a lot of new development and rejuvenation in residential construction.  Highlights include the beginning of the W&OD trail, Drew Park Playground & Sprayground, and it’s close proximity to Shirlington.

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $193,000-$1,200,000

  • Median Price - $653,500

  • Median Days on Market - 7 days

Must Try:  New District Brewing Company, Weenie Beanie, W&OD Trail

NORTH ROSSLYN

North Rossyln Neighborhood Homes in North Rosslyn Arlington Virginia Apartments Condos

Rosslyn is made up of three Arlington, Virginia neighborhoods - North Rosslyn, half of North Highland, and Radnor-Ft Meyer Heights.  Rosslyn is the closest neighborhood to Washington, D.C. as it is right across the Potomac River via the Francis Scott Key or Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge.  Rosslyn consists of numerous high-rise commercial and residential buildings which form the iconic skyline seen on the Home page of our website.  Rosslyn has a different feel than the other residential neighborhoods of Arlington as it feels like a true urban environment. 

 

Rosslyn offers some of the nicest high-rise condominiums in Arlington, Virginia like Turnberry Tower (pictured in this section) that have terrific views of Georgetown, the Potomac River and Washington, D.C..  However, these amazing condominiums and lavish townhomes have some of the highest $/sqft in all of Arlington upwards to $1,000/sqft.  Besides regal places to live, Rosslyn offers tons of restaurants so you will never have to go far to get a tasty bite to eat.  Plus, the Orange, Silver and Blue Metro lines go through Rosslyn station so you can travel anywhere rather quickly.

 

To look into the future, Rosslyn was just approved for a huge redevelopment project called Rosslyn Plaza which will redevelop an eastern section of Rosslyn over the next 25 years that will add roughly 2.5 million square feet of retail, offices, residences and public open space. 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $108,000-$5,950,000

  • Median Price - $476,250

  • Median Days on Market - 21 days

Must Try:  Quarterdeck, Il Radicchio, Barley Mac

North Rosslyn
Old Dominion

OLD DOMINION

Old Dominion Neighborhood Homes in Old Dominion Arlington Virginia

Is a neighborhood of northern Arlington.  It is one of the better neighborhoods for commuting and walkability.   With Glebe Road, Lee Highway, and Old Dominion Drive as its major arteries, there are multiple shoppings centers just a stone’s throw away.  Houses range from brick Colonials built in the 1940s to newer houses that have replaced older homes.  There are also townhouses built in the 1970s, condominiums and apartments.  This truly is a great neighborhood right in the middle of some of the best areas of Northern Arlington. 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $745,000-$2,500,000

  • Median Price - $1,200,000

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  Metro 29 Diner

OLD GLEBE

Old Glebe Neighborhood Homes in Old Glebe Arlington Virginia

Do you dream of living close to the hustle and bustle of Washington, D.C. but just far enough away that you can escape into a peaceful neighborhood?  We advise you check out the charming neighborhood of Old Glebe. Tucked quietly between Glebe Road, the Washington Golf & Country Club and just steps away from the historic Chain Bridge, Old Glebe is nestled into the northwestern part of Arlington, Virginia.

 

Old Glebe, voted one of the most walkable areas in Arlington, is the perfect area for families and older professionals. The entire town itself is a 1.8 mile circle with plenty of nature trails and sidewalks along the main roads for locals just wanting to stay active.  However, if you want to live in this peaceful neighborhood get ready to break out the check book as Old Glebe has some of the most expensive houses in Arlington, Virginia. 

 

Some of the main attractions in Old Glebe include Fort Ethan Allen, Glebe Road Park, Pimmet Run Trail and one of our favorites, the Gulf Branch Nature Center!

 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $925,000-$3,350,000

  • Median Price - $1,475,000

  • Median Days on Market - 17 days

Must Try:  Gulf Branch Nature Center

Old Glebe
Penrose

PENROSE

Penrose Neighborhood Homes in Penrose in Arlington Virginia

Is a neighborhood in Arlington, once known as Central Arlington. It is bordered by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to the east, Columbia Pike to the south, S. Walter Reed Drive and S. Fillmore St. to the west and U.S. Route 50 to the north. The neighborhood's location makes it easy to get into D.C., on to Metro, the Pentagon, Pentagon City/Crystal City to the south and Clarendon/Courthouse/Rosslyn to the north.  Penrose offers a huge variety of housing. There are single-family homes, semi-detached homes, townhouses, condominium units, garden apartments as well as mid and high-rise apartment buildings. The community tends to have more children and adults go outside of their homes and backyards into public parks and spaces for recreation. There are three public parks located throughout the neighborhood: Towers Park, Penrose Park, and Butler Holmes Park.  

 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $440,000-$1,739,500

  • Median Price - $725,000

  • Median Days on Market - 10 days

Must Try:  The Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant, Arlington National Cemetery Tour, Penrose Park

Rivercrest

RIVERCREST

Rivercrest Neighborhood Homes in Rivercrest in Arlington VA

Is a neighborhood located at the top of Northern Arlington.  It is a small, secluded area of large single family homes with a high price point.   Running along the George Washington Parkway and Gulf Branch Stream and Trail makes this neighborhood filled with opportunities to explore the outdoors all while being a quick drive or bike ride away from the hustle and bustle of DC or downtown Arlington. 

 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $10,000-$1,400,000

  • Median Price - $1,347,500

  • Median Days on Market - 17 days

Must Try:  Gulf Branch Trail, Madison Community Center, Glebe Road Park

Riverwood

RIVERWOOD

Riverwood Homes Neighborhood in Arlington Virginia Homes

Is a North Arlington neighborhood.  Located between Dover Crystal and Woodmont along the George Washington Parkway,  this small neighborhood is perfect for those looking for a quiet suburban area that is still convenient to the action when needed.  Windy Run Park, Stream, and Trail are nice escapes into nature.

 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $0

  • Median Price - $0

  • Median Days on Market - 0 days

Must Try:  Windy Run Park

Rock Spring

ROCK SPRING

Rock Spring Neighborhood Homes in Rock Spring Arlington Virginia

Is located in the north western section of Arlington.  It is known for being super residential and perfect for those looking to live the suburban life.  Having a car is almost required to live in Rock Spring but metro/bus riding is not impossible.  There are no shopping areas or large apartment buildings, but this neighborhood filled with single family homes is easily accessible with a quick car drive away.

 

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $10,500-$2,900,000

  • Median Price - $1,555,000

  • Median Days on Market - 8 days

Must Try:  Jamestown Park

SHIRLINGTON

Shirlington Neighborhood Homes in Shirlington Arlington Virginia Townhomes Houses Apartments Condos

One of our absolute favorite areas in all of Arlington, this up and coming village boasts trendy and eclectic restaurants and shops. It's dubbed the urban arts and entertainment district of Arlington, Virginia. The reason we adore this charming town? There is a restaurant for everyone's taste including Italian, Greek, Thai, Japanese, Hawaiian, Indian, Irish, American, Wine Bars, Breweries and more!

 

Located in the southeast corner of Arlington County, bordering Fairfax County and the city of Alexandria, Shirlington is one of the more affordable places to live in Arlington. While Shirlington does not have a metro stop, there is a metro bus that runs from Shirlington into Washington, D.C. making stops at the Pentagon and Farragut West Metro stops.

If you are looking to buy your first home, we would highly recommend looking in Shirlington!

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $228,000-$1,420,000

  • Median Price - $550,000

  • Median Days on Market - 6 days

Must Try:  Carlyle, Palette 22

Shirlington
Stafford-Albemarle-Glebe

STAFFORD-ALBEMARLE-GLEBE

Stafford-Albemarle-Glebe Neighborhood Homes in Stafford Albemarle Glebe Arlington Virginia Homes

Is located in the north western section of Arlington.  It is known for being super residential and perfect for those looking to live the suburban life.  

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

  • Re-Sale Price Range - $12,850-$3,350,000

  • Median Price - $1,542,500

  • Median Days on Market - 37 days

Must Try:  n/a

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