Bellevue Forest homes are located just one red light from Washington, DC. This neighborhood of single family detached homes is surrounded by lush woods, providing a serene and secluded environment that is perfect for families who love the convenience of city living, but prefer a quiet place to call home. Bellevue Forest boasts large homes on large lots, frequent neighborhood activities, and a fabulous location.
This Arlington VA neighborhood was established in 1938 and includes just over 400 homes set on 120 acres. Many of the homes are Colonial, Cape Cod, and Rambler-style and were constructed between 1938 and 1958. However, this Arlington neighborhood also has homes that were more recently constructed, including a few that are in the process of being built. Some of the newer homes feature an Art Moderne style that give the neighborhood a more eclectic look.
Most of the homes at Bellevue Forest range from 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with around 2,500 sq. ft. of living space to 7 bedrooms and 5 or more bathrooms with over 7,000 sq. ft. of indoor living space. Almost all of the homes sit on a ¼ acre lot and have a 1-2 car garage.
Inside, the homes are absolutely gorgeous and often include upgrades galore, built-ins, fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, large windows, and various vintage architectural details and charm. The homes vary greatly in terms of layout and appearance, so no one is exactly like another.
This subdivision has a strong sense of community and encourage residents to take part in clubs and events, including the Garden Club, Fourth of July Parade and Celebration, and Halloween Parade.
Bellevue Forest is conveniently located in Arlington VA near multiple shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Ballston Quarter is less than 3 miles away, making it easy for residents in this neigbhorhood to workout at OneLife Fitness, shop at Macy’s, Francesca’s, or Gossip Boutique, pick up a few last-minute items at CVS, and relax at Refresh Therapeutic Massage, among many other stores. Dining is also easy, thanks to the more than two dozen restaurants found within the Quarter Market, such as The Local Oyster, Copa Kitchen & Bar, All About Burger, Sidekick Bakery, and Rice Crook. For entertainment, Regal Stadium 12, Punch Bowl Social, and 5 Wits provide plenty of options.
Market Common Clarendon is also just a short drive from this neighborhood and is home to everything from Whole Foods, The Container Store, and Crate & Barrel to Heritage Brewing Co., Nicecream, and TTT Mexican Diner.
Gulf Branch Nature Center & Park is less than a mile from the community, allowing residents to take advantage of the park’s Children’s Discovery Room, pollinator garden, and exhibits, along with the heritage trail that takes you by the waterfall where the Gulf Branch Creek meets the Potomac River. It’s the perfect place to spend a weekend day.
The Bellevue Forest area is served by Jamestown Elementary School, Williamsburg Middle School, and Yorktown High School.
Are you interested in Bellevue Forest homes? Call us at 703-462-0700 to set up a tour for a property for sale in this neighborhood.
Thinking of selling your Arlington VA home? Contact us for a free comparable market analysis, which will help give you an idea of what your home could sell for in the current market.