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2 Beds 4 Baths VAAR2043886 MLS ACTIVE Status
Photos coming soon! Charming townhome in Arlington's treasured Windgate II subdivision. Where should we start? Let’s begin with the amazing features and thoughtful upgrades to this beautiful and lovingly-maintained home. Windows were installed in June 2020. All newly painted interior with high end plate covers on outlets. Recently redone wood floors on main and upper level. 18 inches of R80 insulation blown into attic in 2020. HVAC with variable speed fan installed in November 2018. HVAC Air ducts just cleaned. New Anderson French Doors installed in June 2020 lead to Bluestone patio. Hot water heater installed in 2021. Recently installed Samsung stackable washer and dryer. GE Profile Stainless steel appliances. Ceiling fans in both bedrooms. Badger garbage disposal installed within the last 5 years. Recently installed Lower level LVP flooring. Now let's walk through the front door to this wonderfully located end-unit townhome. The sunny living space is first and next is the dining area. On to the kitchen with more living area or room for a table next to the wood burning fireplace. Kitchen has granite countertops and stainless steel appliances with plenty of cabinet and countertop space and a welcoming spot for kitchen visitors with a large peninsula for barstools. Anderson French Doors lead you to a stunning Bluestone patio that is perfect for reading and relaxing and most importantly, grilling! All this in your own private fenced-in oasis. Upstairs are two large bedrooms with two full baths. At the very top is a squeaky clean attic with plenty of space for storage. The lower level is thoughtfully divided into two spaces. Use one as a cozy den and the other could be a home office, and surprise--another full bath! Windgate is a large community, and this end unit is just a few steps to the parking lot. Very convenient when carrying things from your car! Top all this off with a large community pool, a gazebo that can be reserved for private social functions, tennis and pickleball courts and the welcoming atmosphere of Windgate. Also, no need to worry about your roof at this one! Condo fee covers roof replacement. Walkability is excellent! This 2-bedroom, 3.5-bath townhome is a ½ mile to Shirlington Village and ½ mile to Shirlington Dog Park. This home is also a commuter's dream with 3 buses that stop right outside the Windgate II front entrance and 2 additional bus stops are a 5 min walk away. And for the cyclists, one Windgate resident said, "This location is heaven for people who ride bikes" Across the street from Windgate II is the Four Mile Run trail where you can ride your bike all the way to the US Capitol (8 miles away). Also nearby is the W&OD 45 mile trail that goes all the way to Purcellville. Limit of 3 pets per unit. Don't let this one get away!

2510 S Arlington Mill Dr Unit #1, Arlington

4 Beds 2 Baths VAAR2044452 MLS ACTIVE Status
**Photos to be updated 5/29** Rarely available Claremont gem! After more than 60 years, this lovingly cared for Cape Cod home, nestled in the heart of the sought-after Claremont neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia is ready for its new owners. Move right in or bring your own touches. This classic gem boasts timeless appeal and a prime location, offering the perfect blend of comfort and convenience. Roof is newer, windows replaced in 2018, air conditioner replaced in 2018, hot water heater replaced in 2019 and boiler was recently replaced. Interior fully painted and new carpet in 2024. To compliment the two beds and one bath on the main level, the upper level has been bumped out to include 2 large bedrooms and one full bath. There is a large screened porch on the rear side of the house where you can enjoy the peaceful, quiet of your private back yard. The main level features beautiful hardwood floors and a wood burning fireplace. The large basement is partially finished and has generous ceiling height to allow for maximum flexibility as a home office, gym, or recreation room. Claremont Elementary and Wakefield High School are very nearby. The neighborhood is also conveniently located near Alice Freed Park, Barcroft Park and Four Mile Run Trail which provide ample opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Easy access to shopping and dining options in both Arlington and Alexandria. Commuting is made easy with quick access to major highways, including I-395 and Route 7, with easy connections you to Washington, D.C., and beyond. Public transportation options are also plentiful, with several Metrobus stops nearby. In 2018, the Washington Post described Claremont as, “The neighborhood where people settle in.” Discover the potential and timeless appeal of this classic Claremont home today!

2209 S Culpeper St, Arlington

2 Beds 1 Baths VAAR2043740 MLS ACTIVE Status The Arlington BLDG.
Located in the heart of Arlington right off Routes 395 and 495, welcome home to 4633 28th Rd. S #C, a rarely available end unit 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom townhouse style condo in The Arlington. Step inside this move-in ready corner unit with an abundance of natural light, brand new paint (2024) and hardwood floors throughout. Proceed upstairs to the living room with plenty of space for entertaining. Stay cozy in the winter with a wood burning fireplace and new glass fireplace doors and mantle (2024). Enjoy cooking in the kitchen with granite countertops, white cabinets, and a premium Samsung Smart Fridge. Stepping outside, savor your morning coffee on the private balcony while looking out to trees. Head upstairs to two generous bedrooms with ample closet space and a washer and dryer in one of the bedrooms. The nicely updated hall bathroom has a full tub and shower. Other updates include new windows in 2023 and new carpet on the stairs in 2024. If you are a dog lover, across the street is the top dog park in the country according to Link AKC! This home is less than a mile to downtown Shirlington and conveniently located near Target, Giant, Fresh Market, Trader Joe's, Costco, Harris Teeter and many other stores and restaurants. For commuters, there is a Metro bus stop at the end of the parking lot. For bikers and runners, there are jogging and biking paths directly across 28th Street, which tie in with Four Mile Run Trail (7 miles of paved walking/biking paths) and the W&OD Trail Head. Welcome home!

4633 28th Rd S Unit #C, Arlington

3 Beds 4 Baths VAAR2042938 MLS ACTIVE Status Arlington Ridge BLDG.
**OPPORTUNITY FOR INSTANT EQUITY...LAST COMP IN NEIGHBORHOOD SOLD FOR $810K AND DID NOT HAVE AN ELEVATOR!!** Incredible 4-level luxury townhome with a 3-car private garage, private elevator, and separate in-law/rental apartment! Features include: a 2 to 3-car attached private garage in a secure underground community garage, a private elevator, and a lower-level in-law/rental suite complete with a living room, kitchenette, full bathroom, bedroom with walk-in closet, and its own separate entrance. The main level boasts a living room with a three-sided gas fireplace, a separate dining area, a powder room, and an expansive kitchen with granite counters. The two upper-level primary bedrooms feature cathedral ceilings, walk-in closets, ceiling fans, and en-suite bathrooms, along with a bedroom-level washer/dryer. Enjoy the gated dog park, the Lang Street Community Garden and shopping at the Arlington Ridge Shopping Center just across the street (Giant, LA Fitness, Starbucks, Truist & more!). The Four Mile Run bike trail runs right behind the community. Bike to Shirlington, Potomac Yard, or Washington D.C.! Conveniently located minutes from the Pentagon, Amazon, DCA Airport, Potomac Yard Metro Station, I-395, Route 1, and the George Washington Memorial Parkway, this elegant townhome offers convenient access to all that the Arlington/DC area has to offer!

3068 S Glebe Rd S Unit #3068, 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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