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 bicycle beltway - washington dc

Graphic: Capitol Trails Coalition

A “Bike Beltway” could someday become reality for the DC area. Transportation planners are currently working on a visionary plan to construct not only a large biking loop but also a regional bike trail network that connects up with the surrounding suburbs.

The 60-mile loop alone encircles the entire region, taking cyclists through Maryland, Virginia and DC. The plan involves using interconnected trails running from the Arlington County-DC border down to Alexandria, and then continuing on into the Maryland suburbs. While some trails already exist, the plan involves filling in the gaps, and upgrading sections of some of the existing trails along the way.

Its part of a much larger plan, however, aimed at

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hollin hall village - alexandria va

Known for its friendly neighbors and an active group of community volunteers, Hollin Hall Village presents a pleasant little community experience. First planned out and constructed in the 1940s, Hollin Hall is now made up of more than 600 homes and two shopping centers. That certainly hasn’t changed, however, its more peaceful setting.

The walk-able area provides its residents with a drug store and grocery store, plus some restaurants and specialty stores. You’ll find many of the businesses here are locally owned and have been for years, while you’ll also find a senior center, day care and other daily conveniences.

There’s also a baseball field for kids to play. On top of this, residents are additionally located just a short walk away from the

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fashion centre at pentagon city - arlington va

If you’re planning on doing some shopping in National Landing or just searching for a bite to eat, you’ll find plenty of options. From the shops of Fashion Centre to Potomac Yard Center, the choices are endless in this urban community.

With well more than 150 shops, stores and restaurants to choose from, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City provides a wide variety of selections. Shops in this location include upscale selections such as Nordstrom, Coach and Michael Kors, plus Kate Spade, Microsoft, Apple and many other traditional clothing and specialty shops.

In addition, the site also includes several different options in dining, from trendy eateries and cafes to more casual burger and pizza shops. This three-level shopping area is accessible via

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long bridge park - national landing

With millions of square feet of commercial space and upwards of 100-acres of land ripe for development, National Landing provides plenty of appeal overlooking the DC area. Set right alongside the Potomac River, National Landing, however, is also known for its green space and outdoor recreational possibilities at area parks.

Crystal City Water Park

Options include the Crystal City Water Park in Arlington. The park offers up a great place to sit and relax with friends and family. While not necessarily a water park in theory, there is a fountain at the park and it provides a relaxing location to listen to the rushing water or sit under the shade of one of the tables and area benches. You’ll find live music on certain summer nights for added

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porto vecchio - 1250 s washington st alexandria va

With its Italian-style architecture and Mediterranean influence, the Porto Vecchio condos of Alexandria present sophisticated options in riverfront living. With views overlooking the Potomac River, Dyke Marsh and the Belle Haven Marina, this exceptional Old Town property offers up delightful scenery and admirable amenities.

Shared features of a Porto Vecchio lifestyle include the property’s swimming pool and fitness center, along with tennis courts and a sauna. In addition, the property also supplies limousine service to its residents, the convenience of a 24-hour front desk and underground garage parking.

Meanwhile, the nearby Belle Haven Marina makes room for a busy sailing school, while a park offers up desirable green space to residents. The

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yates gardens - alexandria va

With the charming appeal of early 1940s-era architecture, Yates Gardens presents desirable town home living in Southeast Alexandria. Often the Colonial-style brick town homes of this community provide between 1,600 to more than 1,900 square feet of living space, some of which have been recently renovated to reflect more modern designs and finishes, mixed in with the stylish appeal of generations past.

Originally built to house Pentagon officers, many of the town homes of Yates Gardens feature such coveted additions as abundant hardwoods and even some gas fireplaces. As well, the open floor plans often extend to two- to three-bedrooms and up to three-baths, with three levels of living space.

As well, you may find some decades-old built-ins and

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old town - alexandria va

The secret is definitely out when it comes to Alexandria, as more and more people begin to experience firsthand all that the area has to offer. In fact, Alexandria was just named one of the top small cities in the nation, as designated by readers of Conde Nast Traveler.

The luxury travel and lifestyle magazine left it up to readers to come up with the best cities, and then ranked them as part of the publication’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Hundreds of thousands of votes came in, split into the top cities with a population less than one million people, and those with populations exceeding one million people.

For its latest survey, Alexandria takes the number four spot on the list of small cities. The historic location is noted for its appeal to

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del ray place - alexandria va

Modern new condos make their debut in Alexandria, where more and more prospective residents beginning to discover Del Ray Place. Situated appropriately in the Del Ray neighborhood, the new four-story property features nearly 50 residential units, topping ground-level retail space and under-building parking.

A majority of the condos are one-bedroom units, although there are also some two-bedroom units within the property. Priced from the mid $300,000s, the condos start at around 630 square feet of living space, with some of the largest units of Del Ray Place commanding more than 1,200 square feet of living space.

Common features of the homes include large floor plans and an array of modern finishes. New buyers can expect to find quartz

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robinson landing - alexandria va

Some brand new townhomes are almost complete at the Old Town waterfront. The first townhome residents of Robinson Landing should move in soon, with more than two-dozen townhomes and eventually another 70 condos slated for the area.

The redeveloped, waterfront community also includes space for retail, restaurants, along with a newly revitalized pier and new waterfront promenade. The sales center recently opened.

New buyers can expect to find open floor plans with the townhomes, including up to five-bedrooms and desirable rooftop terraces. With some ranging upwards of 3,000 square feet of living space, some of the townhomes also offer Potomac River views and an elevator.

The new townhomes additionally feature European-style cabinetry and quartz

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del ray place - alexandria va

An exciting new mixed-use development is almost finished in Alexandria, with the inclusion of Del Ray Place. Set in the Del Ray neighborhood, the four-story building provides room for retail space on its ground level, topped off by three more floors of condo units.

The nearly 50 condominiums of Del Ray Place come in both one- and two-bedroom designs, priced starting from the $300,000s. Options begin at around 500 square feet of living space, with the largest units commanding upwards of 1,200 square feet of space.

Outfitted with “smart” technology, the new construction units offer up such high-tech additions as smart thermostats, smart shades and Wi-Fi enabled appliances. The app-controlled and voice-activated utilities and features truly make

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