Highgate Townhomes for Sale in Rosslyn

Highgate is the name of a very exclusive Arlington development of 109 townhouses. Located not far from the Potomac River, this quiet enclave lies within the prestigious Colonial Terrace neighborhood, which is within the larger community of Rosslyn. In other words, this is a great location—off the I-66 and just 2.5 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro.

Built in the early 1990s, these four-story townhouses for sale offer classic brick row house design with front bays, pronounced top dormers, cathedral windows and private two-car parking garages. The residences are extremely spacious, with three and four bedroom floorplans that range all the way up to 3,121 square feet of living space.

Rosslyn itself has been going through a sea change. This historic riverside community once had a checkered past of 19th century highwaymen, brothels and gambling halls. It eventually morphed into industrial use followed by urban decay, and then transitioning into a thriving commercial district with some of the tallest high-rises in Northern Virginia.

Most recently, Arlington planners have been working on new campaign to emphasize the live and play elements of the community, including walk-friendly retail and dining experiences. Not that Rosslyn has been lacking for upscale living during the modern era—this is a place well known for lap-of-luxury condos for sale.

Residents at Highgate enjoy gleaming wood floors, open floor plans, built-ins, dens, large wood-burning fireplaces with impressive mantles, and separate breakfast rooms and formal dining. The gourmet kitchens have all the high end accoutrements you could want, including granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Plus, there’s tons of natural light from all the oversized paned windows. You can also add huge master suites, tons of closet room, luxury baths with spa tubs, large rear patios and much more.

These luxury townhome condos for sale come at a price. Highgate residences typically hover in the seven-figure range, with recent listings climbing as high as $1.4 million. Just a couple blocks from all sorts of urban hotspots and with nearby running and biking trails leading down to the river, this quiet enclave has lots to offer for those seeking a true upscale DC Metro experience.