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1 Beds 1 Baths VAAR2038248 MLS ACTIVE Status
Incredible opportunity to own in this prime location in Arlington, Virginia! This modern 1-bedroom condo offers the perfect blend of convenience and comfort. You will be greeted by an open-concept kitchen with an eat-in counter and a spacious living area with tons of natural light. It's the perfect place to relax, recharge, and enjoy downtime. There is plenty of room to create a home office for those who work remotely. Step out on the balcony, the perfect spot to sip your morning coffee and get your day started. The generous-sized bedroom provides a peaceful retreat after a long day and the large windows flood the room with sunlight while offering great views of greenery and the community grounds. The spacious bathroom leads to an attached walk-in closet providing both convenience and functionality to your daily routine. The condo includes an in-unit washer and dryer for convenience and an assigned, secured, garage parking space. Enjoy all the amenities The Grove has to offer including a social room with a small kitchen, pool table, TV, and sofas; a great workout gym with treadmills, ellipticals, various weight machines, and free weights; a small library for resident use; a movie/screening room with comfortable sofas and a huge TV; a beautiful pool with locker rooms; courtyards with gas grills, charcoal grills, picnic tables, and open green space; and a secure package room for all your online shopping deliveries. The Grove of Arlington is located just minutes from DC, the Pentagon, Pentagon City, Shirlington, and more!

2055 26th St S Unit #5-310, Arlington

5 Beds 4 Baths VAAR2037258 MLS ACTIVE Status
**PRICE REDUCTION AND OPEN THIS WEEKEND** Presenting an exquisite modern-farmhouse chic development by William Andrew Homes! This single-family home harmoniously combines elegance, comfort, and charm throughout its five bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, and an array of premium features that redefine luxury living. Inside, you’ll be captivated by the open concept layout, which seamlessly blends style and functionality. The heart of the home showcases a magnificent double-sided gas log fireplace, providing warmth and charm to both the living room, dining area and the gourmet kitchen. The kitchen is a chef's haven, boasting tailor-made cabinetry, a stylish backsplash, a stainless steel farmhouse sink, a wine fridge, and state-of-the-art Thermador appliances that will ignite culinary inspiration. It includes an expansive kitchen island with a stunning waterfall quartz countertop and bar seating for dining and socializing. Whether you're a novice in the kitchen or a seasoned chef, this culinary space is sure to become the centerpiece of your gastronomic endeavors. The primary bedroom, situated upstairs, offers custom woodwork, a large walk-in closet and an ensuite bath with a luxurious double vanity. Moreover, the property includes an upstairs washer/dryer closet equipped with a folding counter for added convenience. Completing the picture are the front and rear Trex decks and energy-efficient windows. Custom lighting fixtures found throughout the space further enhance its appeal, while the abundant natural light streaming in contributes to the welcoming ambiance of every room. Outside, this property offers a generous porte cochère for your convenience, keeping your vehicles sheltered and secure. The backyard is a true oasis, fully fenced in, ideal for both entertaining and children's play. Imagine hosting barbecues, gatherings, or simply enjoying the tranquility of your private outdoor space. Located close to I-395, Shops, Restaurants,Trails and Recreation Centers. This home is the epitome of contemporary living and elegance. It combines functionality, style, and comfort to create a perfect haven for you and your family. Don't miss the opportunity to make it yours!

5006 S Chesterfield Rd, Arlington

2 Beds 2 Baths VAAR2036992 MLS ACTIVE Status Fairlington Villages BLDG.
Welcome to this bright and sunny 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom end-unit townhome in the heart of Fairlington Villages! This beautiful home is tucked away and off the main road, located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. The spacious main level has large windows on two sides letting in a lot of light and hardwood floors throughout, double pane vinyl windows, & fresh paint for both a comfortable and luxurious feel! The modern kitchen features white cabinets, quartz countertops, tile flooring, & stainless steel appliances. A separate dining room has a door with access to the private balcony overlooking beautiful green space perfect for grilling and entertaining. The upper level includes a spacious primary bedroom with a walk-in closet and two exposures for great natural light, a linen hall closet, and a second bedroom with a good-sized closet with custom shelving system and a full bathroom that was recently renovated. The lower level has new flooring and recessed lighting throughout the recreation room and bonus room - often used for guests, gym or a home office with a storage closet. A fully renovated bathroom with a newer vanity, an updated sparkling tiled corner shower with glass enclosure, & a laundry nook with a side by side washer & dryer completes this level. Other home features include a HUGE floored attic with lighting and electric - perfect opportunity for expansion!. Fairlington Villages amenities include 6 pools, lighted tennis courts, tot lots, walking paths, soccer and baseball field, an outdoor gym, and hiking trails amazing for kids and adults alike! The community is also super pet friendly with a community dog park and an annual "doggie swim" at the community pool. Your pets will love it here too! The HOA covers landscaping and lawn maintenance and the home comes with 2 parking spots in a permitted parking lot that's adjacent. The location is super convenient and perfect for commuting from 10 minute drive to DC right by I-395, 8 minute drive or 12 min bus ride to the Pentagon/Pentagon City Mall & Metro, you can get anywhere fast! But if you want to stay close to home the home is less than 1 mile to the Harris Teeter, shops & restaurants at Shirlington Village, Bradlee Shopping Center and just a little over 1 mile to Baileys Crossroads for Target, REI and many other restaurants, and a short drive to Del Ray & Old Town. This modern townhome, it's location, and the neighborhood amenities are perfect whether you're a first-time buyer, a growing family, or looking for a peaceful retreat near the city, Fairlington Villages has it all. Welcome home!

4831 27th Rd S, Arlington

3 Beds 1 Baths VAAR2036238 MLS ACTIVE Status
Gorgeously renovated, spacious 3-bed duplex in South Arlington! Hardwood flooring throughout, including bamboo on the Main Level and Lower Level 1. Custom-designed bathroom beautifully remodeled in 2019 with specialty tiles surrounding the shower. New water heater in 2019. Fresh paint throughout shows off the sun-soaked interior. The kitchen opens into the dining room and features 5-burner gas range, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and subway tile backsplash. Easy potential to add a second bathroom in Lower Level 2. Large, fully-fenced yard with both an upper and lower patio is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. Plenty of space for gardening. Imagine delicious FRESH FRUIT from your own peach and apple trees! Convenient to multiple Metro stations, with Crystal City being the closest. Buses to Metro are located at the entrance to the neigbhorood. Being less than one mile from 395 gives quick access for visiting or commuting to DC. Proximity to Shirlington Village means access to everything it has to offer, whether its groceries from Harris Teeter, entertainment at Signature Theatre or AMC Shirlington 7, or local dining options such as Busboys and Poets, Guapo's, Our Mom Eugenia, and Carlyle. If fitness or pets are your life, you're covered! Jennie Dean Park is a 29-acre park with trails, basketball courts, baseball fields, tennis courts, and playground. The Shirlington Dog Park is very popular among dog owners. If craft beer is your thing, stop in to New District Brewing Company. W&OD Trail and Capital Bikeshare nearby. This home and this location offer a lot without breaking the budget!

3708 Kemper Rd, Arlington

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Shirlington Condos, Houses And More: Arlington, VA, Guide

Updated August 2021

Shirlington VA Real Estate

There’s a lot to be said about why homes for sale in Shirlington, VA, are so popular. This community in Arlington is less than five miles from the capital and packed with amazing restaurants, shopping, and amenities in the immediate area.

Whether seeking a Shirlington condo with one or four bedrooms, there is a variety of great options to explore. Learn more about this part of Arlington today to discover if this is the right part of Virginia for you and your family to call home!

Living In Shirlington, Virginia

Shirlington is a growing community in Arlington, Virginia, that has become very popular among people seeking real estate in the area. Located less than 5 miles from Washington D.C. via Arlington Boulevard, this neighborhood is also conveniently located minutes from Interstate 395.

Locals who prefer other methods of transportation are happy with the nearby Metro station, which provides access to bus and train service all along the Washington corridor. Residents with disabilities are satisfied with the MetroAccess curbside service.

Shirlington was established back in the 1940s and faded into relative obscurity for a time, but renovation of the area in the early 2000s has put the Shirlington real estate market back on the map. Shirlington continues to grow and expand, bringing in more homes and businesses at the request of locals.

Purchasing Property: Shirlington Real Estate Offerings

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Shirlington is a bustling community of condos and townhomes surrounded by lush landscaping and nice-sized yards.

The best way to find the perfect property in Shirlington is to connect with a local real estate agent like the ones on our team! We can help you keep an eye out on listings for the perfect property. Call us at 703-462-0700! Until then, use these questions to guide you in your search for prime Shirlington real estate:

#1: How Much Space Do You Need, And How Much Do You Want To Spend?

Shirlington has around 40 condominium complexes of various sizes located within just four city blocks. Studios as well as units with anywhere from one to four bedrooms can be found throughout the area.

The size of your desired unit and the amount you wish to spend will determine where you should begin your search for real estate for sale in Shirlington. A nice walk through town will quickly show you what sort of properties are available in the Shirlington real estate market.

#2: Are You Looking For Older Condos?

A gorgeous two-story, contemporary townhouse-style condominium community on Quincy Street offers three-bedroom homes. Built in 1976, these homes are as popular today as when they were built over 40 years ago. These renovated units are open, airy, and filled with natural light. They are also close to I-395 and the Village at Shirlington.

#3: Are Brick Buildings Part Of Your Dream?

Are you looking for a traditional brick home like so many throughout Virginia? The Windgate of Arlington, Fairlington Green, Fairlington Meadows, and Fairlington Village all are charming, multi-story, red-brick condo communities with properties for sale in the Shirlington area. Valley Heights is among the most affordable places to live if you love brick facades.

#4: Seeking High-Rise Condos In Shirlington Village And Valley Heights?

Built in 2006, the Shirlington Village Condos rise high over the area. This 11-story building features 159 homes of various sizes. Large picture windows give upper floor residents spectacular views of the cities and countryside below. Open floor plans, sunrooms, lofts, dens, and balconies or terraces are just a handful of the wonderful features of this stunning high-rise complex.

#5: Want To Know More About Renovated Units?

Renovated in 2006, the West Village Of Shirlington is a large 528-unit community composed of townhomes, two-bedroom cottages, and condominiums.

Once known as the Shirlington Overlook Apartments, these spacious homes located in the heart of the Shirlington real estate market have open floor plans that maximize both space and light. With so many units, there is surely a condo design to fit everyone’s lifestyle.

Closer to Fairlington are townhomes and mid-rise condominiums that were once apartments. Built after WWII, these homes were all renovated throughout the 1980s and ‘90s. Everyone loves this area for Shirlington real estate as it is close to freeways and other major roads.

#6: Do You Want To See Newer Communities?

Shirlington Crest is a new townhome community on 11 acres of land. Most of these homes were built in 2008, and some are still being built today.

These modern homes have an amazing rooftop terrace, which provides residents with panoramic views of the greater Shirlington/Arlington area. These spacious homes are considered the premium homes in Shirlington for people who work in Washington D.C. or any of the nearby federal buildings.

Adding to this mixed-use community, the IO Piazza and Windsor, both located close to the Village, are newer condos designed to attract more young professionals to the area.

These homes are conveniently located in easy-to-access areas. Their locations close to shopping, dining, and entertainment venues is also a big draw for people exploring the Shirlington real estate market.

Arlington, VA, Property Taxes

If you purchase real estate in Shirlington, you will be subject to paying Arlington property taxes. On average, these taxes are typically higher than the state averages but lower than the national averages. On a property that costs $250,000, you can expect to pay around $2,300 in taxes.

Schools In Arlington, VA

Children in Shirlington attend elementary, middle, and high schools that are part of the Arlington County School District. The schools have a variety of classes and support programs.

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Things To Do In Shirlington

Most people who buy real estate in Shirlington choose this part of Virginia as home because of the charming, low-key atmosphere. The fact that a simple walk brings them to fantastic restaurants, nightclubs, and other entertainment is a plus for hardworking people wanting to unwind after a day at work.

Shirlington lies in the valley of the Four Mile Run, which is a 9.4-mile stream with commercial, residential, and retail establishments to the south of it.

In the center of the community lies the Village of Shirlington, a series of buildings along Campbell Avenue that consist of retail, service, and residential complexes. Shirlington Village, formerly known as the Shirlington Shopping Center, opened in 1944 and was one of the earliest suburban shopping centers in the United States.

It has since been remodeled several times to fit the ever-changing community and still provides most of the town's retail shopping. It has numerous restaurants such as Subway, Johnny Rockets, and the Bonsai Grill, to name a few. The village is also home to Enterprise Rent-A-Car, The UPS store in Shirlington, and the Hilton Garden Inn.

Shirlington Entertainment

For entertainment, those who purchase real estate in Shirlington can visit the Tony Award-winning regional theater called the Signature Theater.

The mission of the Signature Theater is to produce contemporary plays and musicals, develop new work, reinvent classic musicals, and offer educational and outreach opportunities for the community. Beneath the theater is the Shirlington Library, a 15,000-square-foot facility.

Residents also enjoy the hip atmosphere and variety of fun things to do in Shirlington throughout the year. Wags and Whiskers, a dog and cat festival, takes place in August; the Celtic Festival takes place in September; Oktoberfest is celebrated in October; and the Shirlala live music and wine tasting takes place on Thursdays during the summer.

Shirlington Restaurants

Locals enjoy getting together at the Shirlington Busboys and Poets restaurant, which also serves as a local community center and is a great place for freelance writers to work. While Busboys is a quiet, laid-back place, Samuel Beckett's Irish Gastro Pub is a louder, more happening place.

Dining out is an easily accessible international treat when you choose real estate in Shirlington. With more than 800 restaurants to choose from, there is going to be something to please everyone's taste buds. Fast food restaurants are found throughout the area. Want burgers and fries, or simple tacos? How about a nice homemade sandwich on fresh-baked bread? Fried chicken? Simply find your favorite fast food joint and chow down.

International Cuisine Options

For those with choosier taste buds, your dining experience can be any cuisine you’re craving: Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Hawaiian, Polynesian, and Korean as well as fusions of these cuisines can be found at a wide variety of restaurants close to home. Ping by Charlie Chiang's is located in the Village at Shirlington. Sushi is sold at some of these restaurants, but to get the best sushi in town, one needs to go to Iciban Sushi & Ramon.

Italian restaurants also abound, selling everything from homemade pizzas and pastas to the best lasagna in the universe. Meals are often served with fine Italian wines. Menu selection is so varied that those wanting a specific Italian dish are sure to find it in one of the many restaurants in town.

Southwestern and Mexican cuisine can also be found in many restaurants in Shirlington, from fast food to first-class dining. Locals are especially fond of Guapo's Restaurant. This establishment prides itself on its homemade sauces and authentic Mexican and Southwestern dishes.

Other cuisines that can be found close to your new home in Shirlington include Indian, Irish, and Greek. Those on a gluten-free diet can enjoy a nice meal out at Palette 22.

Close-To-Home Dining

If you’re craving authentic soul food, head straight to Margaret's Soul Food & Catering Services. Although this is not a sit-down restaurant, one can order take-out for fine southern dining at home. Located in a small strip mall, Margaret's is somewhat of a hidden gem, but once found, it becomes a favorite for many.

Not to be outdone, the number of restaurants that cater to the American taste buds is staggering. With so many to choose from, it’s nice to know that Carlyle is ranked as the #1 restaurant in Shirlington. Carlyle offers guests a warm, modern dining experience with great food and great service. Their varied menu means there is going to be something to please every palate. Locals flock to eat at Carlyle's, knowing they will always get great food and “to die for” decadent desserts.

Whatever your dining pleasures, you can be sure there is a restaurant near your new home in Shirlington that will satisfy that desire. Dining truly is an international experience, and one can spend weeks “traveling around the world” eating at various restaurants so close to home.

Culture And History Around Shirlington

WETA-TV (where PBS News Hur and Washington Week are filmed) is located here, and Shirlington is also home to the WETA-FM classical music radio station. Another great thing about owning Shirlington real estate is its proximity to the nation's capital.

The town is located only about 5 miles from the Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, and numerous other historic sites. Those who want to learn about the history and politics of the United States can spend years exploring the many archives in Washington D.C.

Those who are interested in learning more about the past can also find interesting sites closer to home if they buy real estate in Shirlington.

Virginia is filled with an abundance of museums, memorials, and other artifacts related to the Civil War, and Arlington is home to a few of its own historic gems. History buffs who purchase real estate in Shirlington are rewarded for their wise choice by the sheer number of places they can explore nearby.

Outdoor Activities

For those who enjoy the outdoors, the area is bike-friendly and has trails like the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) trail and the Four Mile Run trail. There is also beautiful Shirlington Park, which encompasses 29 acres and was named the best dog park in 2009 by Washington Express.

The nearby Jennie Dean Park offers residents a host of trails where they can walk, jog, or ride their bike. There is a tennis court, two baseball fields, a playground, and a pond. Although the playground is not open to the public while school is in session, there is plenty of open green space for children to run and play. The resident ducks in the pond are always a big draw for children of all ages.

Shirlington, VA, Community FAQs

Where did Shirlington get its name?

As a part of Arlington County Virginia, the name Shirlington is a combination of Shirley Highway (now known as Interstate 395) and Arlington. Clever, right?

When was Shirlington first built up?

This part of Virginia was first developed into the base of its modern form in the 1940s. The region started with a shopping center, and this center of arts and entertainment spread from there. Different phases of development were approved throughout the years until Shirlington reached the point where it is today.

What kind of amenities can be found in Shirlington real estate?

No matter where you choose to buy real estate in Shirlington, your home and property are going to be clean and ready to live in. Many condos have large yards in which residents can play and relax safely.

Most communities offer their residents a swimming pool as a basic amenity, and some even have grills and picnic tables available for residents to enjoy. Locals looking for more space to play can head to any of the nearby parks. Pet lovers can safely walk their dogs in the nearby dog park.

Amenities such as state-of-the-art fitness centers can be found at West Village of Shirlington and at the Shirlington Village Condos. Both of these complexes also have libraries available for all residents.

Are there monthly fees in Shirlington condos?

All condos and townhomes for sale in Shirlington will require monthly fees. If this is a concern, shop around while looking at Shirlington real estate. Some complexes have lower fees, while others are quite high. Newer condos will have the higher fees, but they offer a wider range of amenities than some of the older, renovated properties.

Are pets allowed in Shirlington, VA, condos?

The specific rules about whether or not pets are allowed will vary from management company to management company. In the Delancey at Shirlington Village apartments, for example, up to two pets (cats or dogs only) are permitted with additional pet rent.

If you want to know more about the pet policy, ask your broker or agent to help you contact the building management.

Is there a dog park in Shirlington?

Yes, there is a dog park that is around ¼ mile long in Shirlington, VA. This is a great place to exercise dogs as this is a community where there aren’t always yards or ample space for your pet to explore. There are also other dog-friendly parks in the surrounding area, so you can easily visit these locations as well.

Shirlington Condos And Beyond!

Once you’ve taken a closer look at the options available in Shirlington Village and the surrounding areas, it’s not hard to see why so many people want to move into this community. To have the best chance of snagging great Shirlington real estate, browse the most recent property listing data right now at the top of this page.

Though condos in this region are great, there isn’t a large number of detached single-family homes. If you’re interested in finding that in other communities around Northern Virginia, explore all condos available across the region today! Work with an agent to attend an open house and start your search.

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