Fairlington Homes For Sale In Arlington VA

Fairlington is a historic community of brick homes and townhomes in Arlington, Virginia, constructed during the World War II era. There are a number of names associated with the neighborhood, such as Fairlington Village, Commons, Greens and Mews, all referring to different sections of what are now primarily condo conversion units. The name Fairlington comes from the fact that it overlapped two counties when it was built, Fairfax and Arlington. The neighborhood is located on both sides of I-395, not far from the Pentagon. The two halves are generally referred to as North and South Fairlington. To learn more about Fairlington homes for sale in Arlington VA, start browsing the available home listings below:

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14 Properties Found.

3475 S Wakefield St S

ARLINGTON, VA
$599,900

MLS#: VAAR153980
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1500 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR155750

4658 34th St S

ARLINGTON, VA
$599,900

MLS#: VAAR155750
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1500 Sqft
Residential

3039 S Buchanan St

ARLINGTON, VA
$579,900

MLS#: VAAR153888
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1500 Sqft
Residential

3540 S Stafford St

ARLINGTON, VA
$545,000

MLS#: VAAR155086
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1500 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR154734

4801 29th St S

ARLINGTON, VA
$519,900

MLS#: VAAR154734
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1383 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR154340

3096 S Woodrow St

ARLINGTON, VA
$499,990

MLS#: VAAR154340
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1353 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR154324

2848 S Abingdon St

ARLINGTON, VA
$489,900

MLS#: VAAR154324
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1383 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR154568

4827 28th St S #b

ARLINGTON, VA
$489,000

MLS#: VAAR154568
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1383 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR154954

2815 S Columbus St

ARLINGTON, VA
$485,000

MLS#: VAAR154954
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1383 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR154612

2917 S Columbus St

ARLINGTON, VA
$480,000

MLS#: VAAR154612
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1383 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR155016

4827 28th St S #a

ARLINGTON, VA
$475,000

MLS#: VAAR155016
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1383 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR155806

3028 S Abingdon St #a2

ARLINGTON, VA
$469,000

MLS#: VAAR155806
1 Bed, 2 Bath
1490 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR155482

4608 31st Rd S #a2

ARLINGTON, VA
$400,000

MLS#: VAAR155482
1 Bed, 2 Bath
1490 Sqft
Residential

Photo of Listing #VAAR155228

3050 S Buchanan St #b2

ARLINGTON, VA
$384,900

MLS#: VAAR155228
2 Bed, 1 Bath
960 Sqft
Residential

 

 

More About Fairlington Homes For Sale - Arlington Virginia

Fairlington Homes For Sale in Arlington VAThe Fairlington area has long roots, going back to a Necostin Indian Village in the 1600's. In the mid-1700's, John Caryle, a friend of George Washington, built a plantation on a large tract of land, including a grist mill on Four Mile Run. The original Caryle manor stood until 1942. The land went through various ownerships and subdivisions until World War II when it was put to use per order of President Franklin Roosevelt as the largest project in the nation to be funded by the new Defense Homes Corporation. Between 1942-44, a total of 3,439 garden apartments were built for defense workers and their families. At the time, it was the largest apartment complex in the nation.

During the 1972 to 1977 period, Fairlington underwent a massive change as the existing brick structures were converted to condominiums. Designed in the Colonial Revival style, many of the buildings feature dormers, along with variety of roofs including gable, gambrel, hipped and flat. The units come in a variety of sizes and styles, and were renovated at the time of conversion. While many once shared common basements, those have now been partitioned for individual use. Homes for sale in Fairlington have an average sales price of $354,800. They range from a low of around $200,000 for the smallest one-bedroom apartment-styles to over $500,000 for large townhouses. 

The neighborhood of Fairlington is listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register. The streets and common areas enjoy an abundance of mature oaks, maples, elms and sycamores making for a much admired riot of autumn colors each year. The Fairlington Citizens Association is actively involved with neighborhood activities and social events, and the community center offers a preschool, organized play activities, a state of the art fitness center and an arts program. There are also six separate pools throughout the community.

Fairlington is also closely associated with Shirlington which is right next-door. The retail-oriented Shirlington has continually evolved over recent years, and is known as Arlington's Arts & Entertainment District. The two communities are sometimes referred to together as Fairlington-Shirlington.

As for Fairlington itself, affordable prices, history, community pride and amenities, combine to make it one of the most popular communities in Arlington. For more information about Fairlington homes for sale in Arlington VA, contact us today at (202) 798-3600.

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Listing information last updated on October 17th, 2019 at 6:03am EDT.