If you are looking for a well-located, pedestrian-friendly area to call home, consider the cosmopolitan Arlington County community of Ballston, located on Metro’s Orange Line in northern Virginia just one mile west of Clarendon. The Ballston real estate market consists of a variety of home styles including, but not limited to, Cape Cods, bungalows, townhomes and condos. The average cost of a one-bedroom condo in Ballston is around $315,000. A two-bedroom townhouse averages $595,000 and a single family home is around $665,000. Spend a day in Ballston and you’ll find the friendly streets full of people exploring the many shops and restaurants. Be sure to take note of its skyline as well; Ballston is home to a number of high-rises, which is quite a novelty in Washington where there are so few towering buildings.
Ballston is in close proximity to I-66 and Route 50 making it easy to get to the city in a a very short amount of time. And no matter where you are in Ballston, you are never more than a 5-7 minute walk from the Metro station. The amenities don’t stop there, as a Ballston resident, you will also enjoy the convenience of shopping at the 580,000 square feet Ballston Common Mall. This 4 level shopping center located at the corner of North Glebe Road and Wilson Boulevard, is home to numerous stores and dining options ensuring you are able to find all you want or need.
The Ballston neighborhood which is bordered by Washington Boulevard on the north, North Glebe Road on the west, and North Quincy Street on the east, is where Washington-Lee High School is located, as well as several university facilities including, Marymount University, Virginia Tech and George Washington University. For these, and so many other reasons, Ballston is a wonderful place to consider when you are looking to buy a home in the Arlington County area.
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