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barcroft elementary school - arlington

Great schools are the cornerstone of any great community, and Arlington schools certainly hit the mark. Not only do Arlington Public Schools rank at the very top for the state, but they also rank high when it comes to the rest of the nation.

The ranking comes from Niche.com, a website aimed at ranking and reviewing the best schools and neighborhoods across the US. Niche gives Arlington Public Schools an overall A+ grade, making it the highest rated public school district in the entire State of Virginia.

This takes into account categories such as academics, teachers, clubs and activities, college prep, plus health and safety. It’s noted that the Arlington Public School District serves more than 25,000 students across 39 schools, with an average

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georgia row dc condos

Sitting right on the cusp of one of the hottest up-and-coming locations in the DC area, Georgia Row presents new construction options in a desirable setting. These townhome-style condos are almost ready for move-in, presenting new opportunities for luxury living at Walter Reed.

The multi-level homes come in one-, two- and three-bedroom designs, starting at around 600 square feet with some of the largest units commanding upwards of 1,800 square feet of living space. While the smaller townhomes provide space for a den the largest units also include the luxury of a private rooftop terrace and sweeping views of the surrounding area.

Other extras of the homes include high ceilings, crown molding on the main living level plus some engineered

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washington harbour condos - 3030 k st nw dc 20007

Located right on the Georgetown waterfront, the luxurious Washington Harbour Condos invite upscale living alongside the Potomac River. With panoramic views of the water and area monuments, this desirable property makes it easy to take in various attractions in the area, from shops and restaurants to plentiful entertainment.

From the nearby boat docks to the rooftop swimming pool, the waterfront park to the incredible river views, the condos of Washington Harbour afford an impressive waterfront lifestyle. A fitness center, concierge and plentiful outdoor space also compliment the luxury condos of this community.

In fact, many of the units of Washington Harbour enjoy their own private outdoor space, with some offering up generously sized floor

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penn quarter - washington dc

Sometimes referred to as Old Downtown, the Penn Quarter has emerged over the past couple of decades into a thriving downtown DC neighborhood. This revitalized community is a hub for the arts and entertainment, now filled with theaters, art galleries, condos and hip new stores.

As well, you’ll also find a number of nightclubs and restaurants in the area, inviting diversity into the community. The popular neighborhood of Penn Quarter makes it easy to walk to virtually everything, from the local wine, art and food festivals to the nearby farmer’s market, a popular addition to the area.

This mixed-use neighborhood also offers up a number of coffee shops, salons, plus some bookstores and jewelry stores. It’s additionally a place where historic

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marina towers - 501 slaters lane alexandria va

Right on the waterfront, Marina Towers allows for a desirable location, also just steps away from the shops and galleries of historic Old Town. This Alexandria condo community is a short walk from various restaurants and boutiques, yet allows for the enjoyment of both worlds, situated right alongside the Potomac River.

While residents are treated to a swimming pool and fitness center overlooking the waterfront, there’s also space for socializing with barbeque grills and a gazebo bar, also right by the water. As well, the marina is simply steps away from the property, while it’s easy too to access a nearby biking path, also running alongside the waterfront.

Other community amenities of the property range from movie nights to yoga classes, clubs

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the jamieson - 2050 jamieson avenue alexandria va

While DC area condos are often unique, some provide for the added advantage and luxury of sharing space with attached hotels. From restaurants and fitness centers to spa services and underground parking, some of the most impressive DC condos have it all.

The Jamieson

Enjoying the vibrancy of the Carlyle District, The Jamieson emerges as one of the premiere residential offerings in all of Alexandria. Nearly 80 condo units top the Westin Alexandria, allowing condo residents to share in hotel amenities, from a swimming pool and fitness center to a nearby restaurant and coffee bar.

Waterview

The stylish Waterview, in comparison, offers up more than 130 condo units, also topping a hotel. Along with sweeping views of area monuments and the

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11q - 1101 q street nw dc 20009

An exclusive new boutique condo building is coming to Logan, as the residences of 11Q are set for delivery later this fall. With just 15 units within the property to choose from, prospective condo buyers will have their choice of mostly one- or two-bedroom floor plans.

As well, the property also includes a luxurious penthouse unit. Future residents are also sure to enjoy the addition of private balconies and terraces.

The luxury condos are actually a redevelopment project, transforming former apartments into new residential designs. The original property dated back to the early 1900s, and attracted a lot of interest from developers.

More than two-dozen developers bid on the property, translating to a sale above asking price. Some credit that

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arlington va top city for millenialsGraphic: Niche.com

Celebrated for its diversity, its schools and its nightlife, Arlington is definitely an appealing choice for new residents, most specifically millennials. In fact, Niche.com recently gave Arlington one of the top spots when it comes to Best Cities for Millennials.

According to the website, Arlington easily takes the number three spot, behind Cambridge, Massachusetts and San Francisco. It’s noted that Arlington receives an overall grade of an A+, when taking all categories into consideration.

The majority of Arlington neighborhoods also received at least an A grade, with such notable mentions as Waycroft/Woodlawn, Chain Bridge Forest and Albermarle Glebe. Dozens of area neighborhoods ranked high, though, often noted for their

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seven seas grill brightwood

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With welcoming homes and tree-lined streets, tranquil Brightwood is also home to ball courts, parks and the flair of suburbia. Some equate the feel of Brightwood to that of a gated community, minus the gates, complimented by an active group of citizens consistently working to better the area.

A mix of single-family Colonials, bungalows, rowhouses and duplexes, it’s common to find porches lining the front of homes and wide alleys running alongside the back of homes. This modest neighborhood has seen its ups and downs over the years, but these days residents and visitors are more likely to find simple beauty in the community’s towering oak trees and spacious lots.

While you’ll find some major retailers in the area,

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eckington real estate

As new development pushes ahead in Eckington, the neighborhood continues its reputation as a place where urban and residential offerings blend into one. The established community is quickly gaining a following too, with more and more people coming to discover the true attributes of the area.

One of the oldest neighborhoods in the DC area, Eckington still houses warehouses and railroad tracks, but the more industrial past has since been replaced by a more residential vibe. Almost entirely residential today, the neighborhood doesn’t have a commercial strip itself, but has plenty of options for its residents nearby.

While sitting close to better known communities such as NoMa, Bloomingdale and Edgewood, the Eckington area is quietly coming into its

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