Arlington Forest Neighborhood
Arlington Forest Homes for Sale – Arlington VA can be found within the Arlington Forest neighborhood which is located just a little Southwest of downtown and just East of Fort Myer. The community is located about a mile or so west of the Ballston Common Mall, bordering Carlin Springs Road and divided by Arlington Boulevard. The Northside and Greenbrier sections lie north of the Boulevard and Southside section to the south. It surrounds Arlington Boulevard.
Established in 1939, Arlington Forest got its name from the forested residential terrain and neighboring parkland. It is home to about 800 households. Although many of these homes have been updated with side and rear additions and expanded front entrances, they have not relinquished their original architectural designs allowing Arlington Forest to be named a National Historic District in 2005.
Arlington Forest is served by many public schools; well-known among them are Barrett Elementary School, Kenmore Middle School and Washington-Lee High School.
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Many amenities are within walking distance – shopping centers, restaurants, entertainment centers, community centers, parks – making it an ideal location for virtually everyone. There is a great deal of diversity amongst the mostly colonial-type homes offering accommodation of every kind, from luxury to moderately priced. The median price of Arlington Forest Homes for Sale – Arlington VA is $626,110 while the median household income is approximately $145,000.
Arlington Forest offers many attractions and endless opportunities to live, explore, work and have fun. Lubber Run Amphitheatre, one of its notable attractions, was built in 1969. This is one of several venues that are part of Arlington County’s “Arts al Fresco” program which hosts major performances each summer including live theatre, dance, music concerts and comedy. Recreational facilities include the Arlington Forest Club (AFC), a private pool, community center and tennis club.. Nearby are also Ballston Mall, Old Dominion Trail and Glencarlyn Park.
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