Clarendon Homes For Sale in Arlington VA
The small residential neighborhood of Clarendon was once Arlington County's downtown center. This was back in the day of electric trolley cars - the .223 square mile enclave featured the intersection of two streetcar lines back in the early 1900's. Nowadays, this community of about 1200 residents is known for its eclectic mix of older homes, new mixed-use construction, and trendy bars, shops and restaurants. The median list price for residential properties in the neighborhood is $479,900. To learn more about Clarendon homes for sale in Arlington VA, start viewing the active home listings below:
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Sometimes referred to as Clarendon/Courthouse due to its proximity to the Courthouse neighborhood, Clarendon was first platted in 1900. Its history goes back further – it was named for Edward Hyde, the first Earl of Clarendon and a noted Civil War historian. Like much of Arlington, the Clarendon area was an integral part of the Union Army defense of Washington, DC. The early 1900's saw a burst of residential development along with the establishment of popular department stores such as Kann's, Sears Roebuck and J.C. Penney.
Homes for sale in Clarendon offer a unique variety. A fully renovated American Four Square built in 1920 recently sold for $1,899,000 and stands close to a number of large brick multi-unit buildings. This in not unusual in the area – there are a number of old homes intermingled with new upscale condo developments such as Clarendon 3131. List prices for condominiums range from $385,000 for a one-bedroom unit to a cool million for a three-bedroom retro-style townhouse, just two blocks from the Metro. One of the newer trends in the area is mixed-used development, such as Clarendon Center, a two-block triangular complex offering residential and office space.
Located just a mile from the Potomac River and adjacent Arlington National Cemetery, Clarendon is regarded as one of the country's most urbanized neighborhoods. Perfectly located for DC commuters, the neighborhood is bordered by Wilson Boulevard, leading directly to the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and the nation's capital. Retailers include Whole Foods on Wilson Street and the popular Market Common which houses Barnes & Noble, Crate & Barrel, the Apple Store, Cheesecake Factory and others, as well as upscale residences. For those looking to be in an exciting work, live and play community, Clarendon is a must-add to the list. For more information about Clarendon homes for sale in Arlington VA, contact us today at (202) 798-3600.
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Listing information last updated on December 16th, 2018 at 8:30pm EST.