Here are more great neighborhoods for Families and those with children in Arlington County VA
Lyon Village Neighborhood sits between Lee Highway (North), Wilson Boulevard (South), Veitch Street (East) and Kirkwood Road (West). It has about 3,500 residents and is known for its tree-lined streets, assorted old homes and friendly neighbors. One of Arlington’s urban village, it is considered an historic neighborhood consisting mainly of single-family homes built in the 1920s and 1930s and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
It is just one block from Courthouse and Clarendon Metro Stations on the Orange Line. It is in close proximity to Interstates 66 and 395 and George Washington Parkway. Taylor Elementary, Swanson Middle and Washington-Lee High are the schools serving the Lyon Village Neighborhood.
Median price for homes in Lyon Village is $907,000; median age is 31 with 92% of the residents holding degrees and median income is $127,867.
Waverly Hills Neighborhood is bounded by Interstate 66, Lee Highway, Glebe Road and Utah Street. The neighborhood consists of a mixture of modest brick and frame colonials, cape cods and one-storey bungalows. Still, several townhouse developments and garden complexes have appeared over the last 45 years. The oldest and most significant building in Waverly Hills is the Glebe House originally built in 1770, but was rebuilt in 1820 after being burned down in 1808. It is a major landmark in Arlington County.
Waverly Hills is home to the Madison Community Center. It is a parent-run facility with programs funded for children aged 1 to 5. It also features a game room, gymnasium, fitness center, soccer fields, basketball courts.
This is another neighborhood of moderately-priced homes with a median price of $475,000. Population of Waverly Hills is approximately 3,000; median age is 35 with those holding degrees representing 87% while median income is $78,580.
Yorktown Neighborhood is one of the more expensive in Arlington County where the median price runs at approximately $1.24M and the median income stands at $163,938. It is located north of Lee Highway in the area surrounding the intersections at North Harrison Street and George Mason Boulevard. It is bordered by Little Falls Road to the north and Rock Springs Road.
The population of Yorktown stands at a little over 3,000 residents with a median age of 41. 92% of the residents have degrees. There are over 1,000 predominantly single-family homes, most of which are over 2,500 sq.ft. The Lee Harrison Shopping Center offers no shortage of shopping and fine dining opportunities within walking distance of most residents. Yorktown is also home to Yorktown High School, one of the top-ranked schools in the County.
There are three parks – Greenbrier, Chestnut Hills and Rock Spring – in Yorktown providing access to athletic fields, hiking trails, gardens and playground equipment for children, thus offering something for everyone in the neighborhood.
While this is just a snapshot of family-friendly neighborhoods in Arlington, there are numerous wonderful communities and smaller neighborhoods surrounding and within Arlington County itself. Please give me a call and let’s discuss your options, price range and the amenities you would like to be close to. I look forward to helping you find the right home in Arlington County.