With plenty of places to shop, eat and explore, Ballston-Virginia Square is a real hit with singles and families, alike. Noted as a walkable, urban village, the neighborhood has a strong mix of residential and commercial offerings.
In fact, the Arlington County neighborhood offers a full range of home styles, from apartments and condos to some relatively more affordable single-family homes. This presents a number of options for buyers, whether you’re in need of a cozy home for one, or a larger home with enough room for a growing family.
It’s also a great place to live if you’re hoping to enjoy easy access to area entertainment and amenities. In fact, Ballston-Virginia Square is full of area shops and restaurants, with options on the menu ranging from barbecue and burgers to sports bars and some more ethnically diverse cuisine.
You’ll also find a local farmers’ market, and there are exhibits and year-round classes, camps and even working artist studios at the nearby Arlington Arts Center. Located in the historic Maury School building, the property sits on the National Register of Historic Places.
As for parks and greenspace, the neighborhood has that too. Those of all ages are sure to enjoy the offerings of Quincy Park. This four-acre park packs in a basketball court and sand volleyball court, as well as a playground, a half-dozen tennis courts, ball fields, picnic shelters and more.
In addition, families are sure to appreciate that the neighborhood is home to some high-ranking schools, including Washington Liberty High School and Arlington Science Focus Elementary School. For older students, the neighborhood of Ballston-Virginia Square is additionally home to the Arlington campus of George Mason University.
The neighborhood offers convenience, too. There are two Metro stops in Ballston-Virginia Square. It’s also easy to get on I-66 from the neighborhood.